Nelson Softball Association 2008 Incorporated 60th Anniversary

Nelson Softball Association invites past and current players, supporters and officials to celebrate 60 years of Softball! Register your interest now.

When: Friday 30th September - Saturday 1st October 2022

Venue: Nelson Softball/Hockey Pavilion, Saxton's Field, Nelson, NZ

If you require more information please contact: info@nelsonsoftball.org.nz

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Friday 30th September 2022

Meet and Greet: The meet and greet is an informal event where those attending will be welcomed with an official address and an overview of the weekend. Memorabilia will be on display and people are encouraged to bring items as well as their stories to share. There is no charge for this event.

Venue: Nelson Softball/Hockey Pavilion

Time: From 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Bar: Will be open (at own cost)

Food: Light finger food and nibbles will be provided


Saturday 1st October

Mystery Bus Trip: This early morning start will see you stop at 6 historical locations that have been significant in the history of Nelson Softball Association. Bring your wallet as there will be a scheduled morning tea break along the way. 

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Cost and event TBC, register your interest below and keep an eye out for more information.


Nelson Softball Opening Day: At 12:00pm we invite you to join us for the launch of the 2022/2023 softball season with the first pitch being thrown by one of our distinguished life members. The day will see our senior men and women’s competition start with games played throughout the day. The softball/hockey pavilion will also be open with memorabilia on display. Again we encourage past members to bring along items to share as well as their stories.

Venue: Saxton Softball Park and Softball/Hockey Pavilion

Time: From 12:00pm

Food: This will be available at the park and the bar will be open from 2:00pm


Saturday Evening Function: Saturday evening is the more formal part of the weekend with guest speakers to cover the narrative of Nelson Softball throughout the 60 years. We look forward to you joining us for this special occasion as we celebrate softball, the game that brought us together. This is an RSVP event as numbers are limited for catering purposes.

Venue: Nelson Softball/Hockey Pavilion

Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Dress Code: Formal dress

Food: Dinner cost TBC

Bar: Will be open (at own cost)