St. Ignatius/GWAC Softball Tournament

6/8/22 thru 6/11/22

2022 St. Ignatius/GWAC Softball Tournament

Dates: Wednesday, 6/8/22 – Saturday 6/11/22 and us Sunday 6/12/22 as a rainout day

Fees:      $125 for 3rd – 8th grade teams

              $100 for 1st and 2nd grade teams

Guarantee you two games in either a pod style format or bracket style (add depends on number of entries. This will cover umpire fees and we will have field monitor/umpires for 1st and 2nd grade.

Please email Damon Bowling and Todd Burman St. Ignatius Softball Coordinators at with your intent to enter the tournament. Email response will serve as your entry form. Coordinators if possible figure out which teams want in and respond. As for payment if your organization can write one check for total great but if you are paying individually please indicate as well.               

Oak Hills Softball Camp

Camp will be held at Dulles Elementary School 6481 Bridgetown Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45248

Oak Hills Softball Head Coach Jackie Cornelius-Bedel and her staff will be conducting the 2022 Summer Softball Camp on Wed June 1st & Thur June 2nd (Rain Day is Fri June 3rd).

Register by May 15th to guarantee a t-shirt! You will need to go in and drop off or mail-in cash, check or venmo (Oak Hills-Softball).

Use the link below to register:

Umpires Needed

As the season starts we are still in need of umpires especially for the 3/4 grade level. Please contact Jenny Nie ( if you are interested and please pass the word around if you know someone that might be interested. High school students...great way to make some extra money. :)

Umpire Pay

3/4 grade - $40.00
5/6 grade - $50.00
7/8 grade - $60.00


Softball Season is here

Softball Coaches

Very Important: Please check your online schedule. We have had some games moved around since we have gone live. So please look at your schedule online regularly. 




Sports are not just about the final score…
It's about positive coaching, sportsmanship for children and their parents, learning to live together in a diverse community, maximizing talents, and fostering the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual strength in each of us.
The Girls Western Athletic Conference (GWAC) is committed to providing a fun, yet competitive, environment whereby the young ladies of our community may compete and develop general or advanced skills in specific sports while learning the basic values of teamwork, respect, and sportsmanship.
The GWAC serves 20 parishes in the Cincinnati Archdiocese and offers Girls Basketball, Girls Softball, Girls Volleyball.

"Catholic Youth Athletics furthers the mission of the Catholic Church by providing sports experiences for youth that are firmly rooted in the Catholic faith tradition, based on the goals of Catholic youth ministry, and aligned with the evangelizing mission of the Catholic Church."

- Archdiocese of Cincinnati Charter on Catholic Youth Athletics Mission Statement

Referee/Umpire Signups

Our officials play vital roles in our sports programs and their contributions significantly impact the quality of the experiences our athletes have. Sure, it’s a challenging job, but one that – when handled correctly – is enormously enriching and satisfying.

For our upcoming basketball and softball seasons, we are looking to add to our core of officials. If you are interested please contact the coordinators below.

Basketball – Eric Fay -
SoftballWe are in need of an umpire coordinator. Please contact Jenny Nie if you are interested. 

Dear Coach...

You're making a huge impact in the lives of our children. Help them to become who they were created to be! from Play Like a Champion

Field/Gym Status

Gym and Field Status Update

Pre-Game Prayer

It is our hope that the continued action of praying together will foster fellowship, respect, sportsmanship, and dignity of players, coaches, parents, and officials. We wish you the best of luck in the upcoming season.

Please bless today’s game, our opponent, our team, and all watching our play. Thank you for the opportunity to compete and bring out the best in each other. May we play hard and fair. Please keep everyone safe from injury and harm. – Amen. (adapted from Play Like a Champion)



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