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2017-2018 NCAA Softball Recruiting Calendars

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NCAA Division 1 Softball Recruiting Calendar

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division 1 Softball Recruiting Calendars. Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college softball recruiting. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

[lead align=”default”]The current NCAA Division 1 Softball recruiting calendar runs August 1st, 2017 through July 31st, 2018.[/lead]

08-01-17 thru 08-13-17 Contact Period
08-14-17 thru 11-19-17 Evaluation Period (For scholastic practice & competition activities only) *with the following exceptions (1) and (2)
(1) 11-06-17 thru 11-09-17 Dead Period
(2) 10-14-17 thru 10-15-17
10-21-17 thru 10-22-17
10-28-17 thru 10-29-17
11-04-17 thru 11-05-17
11-11-17 thru 11-12-17
11-18-17 thru 11-19-17
Evaluation Period (For scholastic and nonscholastic practice or competition activities.)
11-20-17 thru 01-01-18 Quiet Period *with the following exceptions (1)
(1) 12-06-17 thru 12-09-17 *Dead Period
01-02-18 thru 05-28-18 Evaluation Period *with the following exception (1)
(1) 04-09-18 thru 04-12-18 Evaluation Period
05-29-18 thru 06-06-18 Dead Period – Dates are based on the NCAA D1 Softball Championship. The contact period starts the day after the conclusion of the series.
06-07-18 thru 07-31-18 Contact Period
Evaluation Period During high school regional and state championships competition that does not occur during a dead period.

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NCAA Division 1 Softball Recruiting Rules

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division 1 Softball Recruiting Rules. Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college softball recruiting. Ensure your eligibility by following the NCAA recruiting rules.

As a Sophomore in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Sophomore
Recruiting Material You may receive brochures for camps and questionnaires.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
Coach cannot call you.
Off-Campus Contact Not Permitted
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited

As a Junior in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Junior
Recruiting Material You can begin to receive recruiting material and information from the coach on September 1st.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
Coach can call you starting September 1st of your Junior year
Electronic Correspondence (i.e. texts, IM, email.) All forms of electronic correspondence are allowed starting September 1st of your Junior Year.
Correspondence must be private between athlete & coach.
Off-Campus Contact Allowed July 1st after your Junior year.
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited

As a Senior in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Senior
Recruiting Material You can receive material and information from the coach
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
Coach can call you.
Electronic Correspondence (i.e. texts, IM, email.) All forms of electronic correspondence are allowed starting September 1st of your Junior Year.
Correspondence must be private between athlete & coach.
Off-Campus Contact Allowed but no more than 3 times.
Official Visits You can start official visits on the opening day of your classes.
You get one per college and a maximum of 5 visits to D1 schools, and unlimited for D2, D3 and NAIA schools.
Unofficial visits Unlimited

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Other important information

  • College coaches can evaluate and/or contact you no more than 7 times during your senior year.
  • During your senior year a college coach cannot contact you more than 3 times.

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NCAA Division Two Softball Recruiting Calendar

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division Two Softball Recruiting Calendars. Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college softball recruiting.

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[lead align=”default”]The current NCAA Division Two Softball recruiting calendar runs June 1st, 2017 through May 31st, 2018.[/lead]

The following dates are the dead periods and a list of the recruiting tactics that are allowed. There is no recruiting calendar outside of the established dead periods.

11-06-17 thru 11-08-17 (7 a.m.) Dead Period
04-09-18 thru 04-11-18 (7 a.m.) Dead Period

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NCAA Division 2 Softball Recruiting Rules

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division 2 Softball Recruiting Rules. Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college softball recruiting. Ensure your eligibility by following the NCAA recruiting rules.

As a Sophomore in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Sophomore
Recruiting Material You may receive brochures for camps and questionnaires.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
After June 15th coaches can call, text, and email you unlimited.
Off-Campus Contact After June 15 of your Sophomore year, these contacts are unlimited.
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited

As a Junior in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Junior
Recruiting Material You can begin to receive recruiting material and information from the coach.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
College coach can call, text, and email you unlimited.
Off-Campus Contact Unlimited
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited

As a Senior in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Senior
Recruiting Material You can receive material and information from the coach
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
College coach can call, text, and email you unlimited.
Off-Campus Contact Unlimited
Official Visits You can start official visits on the opening day of your classes.
You get one per college and a maximum of 5 visits to D1, and unlimited visits to D2, D3 and NAIA schools.
Unofficial visits Unlimited

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Other important information

  • Division 2 does not have any rules on the number of evaluations per student athletes.
  • College coaches cannot contact you on competition or practice days until your event is finished, and you are dismissed by the proper authority (like your high school coach or athletic director).
  • During a contact period college coaches can make only one visit per week to your high school.

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