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2017-18 Traveling Softball 14U & 16U (Fall 2017 thru Spring/Summer 2018)

Provided by Rosemount Area Athletic Association

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2017-18 Traveling Softball 14U & 16U (Fall 2017 thru Spring/Summer 2018) Details

 

Our mission is to create an enjoyable, memorable yet competitive experience for girls, providing instructional guidance at an intermediate to advanced level in the fundamentals and competition of fast pitch softball.

Please see our webste for more information: http://www.rosemounttravelingsoftball.com/

 

Age is determined by birthday on or before January 1 in the year of the summer season. Proof of age is required to participate in tournaments.

 

AGE BRACKETS ARE CLASSIFIED AS:

14U - Girls Born in 2003 and 2004

16U - Girls Born in 2001 and 2002

 

Fees:  $5 payable now with registration. $525 in total fees paid as follows: $5 Tryout fee by July 31 / $200 Fall fee by Aug 13 / $320 Spring fee in January 2018.

This registration does not include Friday night Winter DomeTraining.  Separate registration will need to be completed for that later.

 

Try-outs: Mandatory try-outs for 14U ONLY are on Wednesday August 2 from 5pm-8pm at Erickson Park. Try-outs will include hitting, bunting, fielding, pop flies, base running and pitching/catching(if applicable). There may also be a short scrimmage at the end. 16U Tryouts are tentatively scheduled for Monday August 7 on Erickson Park #5.

 

Teams: Teams will be selected immediately after try-outs and will be communicated to individual girls by Thursday August 3. Girls that are not initially selected for a team will be put on a waiting list ranked by try-out score. Teams are subject to change based on final player count on August 13. Girls selected for a team and wishing to play with Rosemount MUST accept by paying their invoiced $200 non-refundable deposit by August 13. Girls on the waiting list will be contacted by August 14 and will be allowed to register late, if a roster spot opens up. Girls not selected for a team should contact the Program Director, Michael Leppones, for other opportunities at neighboring associations.

 

Schedule: Girls that are selected for a Rosemount 14u or 16u team are expected to be with that team during the Fall season, Winter Dome Training and the 2018 Spring Season. This is a year long commitment which is different than 12u. Alternate scheduling should be worked out on an individual basis with the head coach.

Fall practices to begin the week of August 14 on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

Games will be scheduled on Sunday afternoons – usually 12:00pm & 1:30pm or 3:00pm & 4:30pm. Dates are scheduled for as follows:

Week 1: August 20th

Week 2: August 27th

Week 3: September 10th

Week 4: September 17th (Qualifiers)

Week 5: September 24th (Fall State)

League games will consist of two games at a single site.

 

Equipment:  Bases, balls and catchers equipment provided.  Players must purchase their own sliding pad, sliding shorts, glove, helmet with chin strap, cleats (metal is acceptable) and bat. Defensive face masks are highly recommended but not mandatory.

 

Volunteer Requirements:    Parents in all age groups are expected to work a set amount of hours at the Rosemount hosted games/tournaments in the Fall and Spring. Volunteer hours will be communicated at a later time. To insure the hours are worked, all parents are required to provide a volunteer check ($125 Fall / $250 Spring) to the coach/team manager, which is returned or destroyed upon completetion of their volunteer hours.

 

Any questions, please contact the Program Director, Michael Leppones at michael.leppones@usbank.com or rosemounttravelingsoftball@gmail.com.

Thank you and Go Irish!

 

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