Shetland Softball is for girls in Kindergarten (at least 5 years old by Sept 1 of the current school year) or 1st grade of the current school year. This division plays on a smaller field with a base distance at 45 feet, and a distance from pitching rubber to home plate of 25 feet. An 11-inch reduced injury factor ball is used in this division. No umpires are provided. This is a developmental division and no scores are kept.