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Dixie Softball signups on tap two Saturdays / February 22, 2021
The Halifax-South Boston Dixie Softball league will holding signups for the upcoming season Saturday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, March 6 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Mary Bethune Complex concession stand.

Online signups are underway at

Signups are for girls ages four-19 as of Aug. 31, 2021. The signup fee is $35 with an additional $3 online fee.

Players must bring a copy of their birth certificate and registration fee of $35.

Player evaluation for new players will be Saturday, March 13, place TBA.

New players are played players who are in the first year of age divisions for Darlings, Angels and Ponytails. Debs (ages 16-19) are also required to sign up at this time.

No late registrations will be accepted.

The league is taking the COVID situation seriously and we have appointed Samantha Clark, MSN, as our league COVID policy administrator.

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