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2018 Traveling Fastpitch Softball

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2018 Traveling Fastpitch Softball Details

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

- To view our by-laws or for more information, please visit our website: http://www.rosemounttravelingsoftball.com/

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Registration:  January 15th - February 15th (hard close)

Season:  April thru July

Participants:  Girls

Eligibility:  Ages 8U-12U – open to residents that will feed into Rosemount High School (RHS)

                   (14U teams were determined in Fall 2017)

 

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

12U - Girls Born in 2005 and 2006

10U - Girls Born in 2007, 2008 & 2009

~ Girls must be 8 yrs old by Dec 31, 2017 to play 10U

  8U - Girls Born in 2010 & 2011

~ Girls must be 6 years old by Dec 31, 2017 to play 8U

 

Equipment:  Bases, balls and catcher's equipment (supplies limited) provided.  Players must purchase their own batting helmet (which MUST be a Rip-It Vision Pro: Gloss-Home-Navy), glove, cleats (non-metal), bat, and sliding pad/sliding shorts. Defensive face masks are highly recommended but not mandatory.

 

Try-outs:  Mandatory tryouts 10u & 12u for the Spring/Summer Season will be held on February 23 and March 2 at the Irish Sports Dome in Rosemount starting around 5:15pm. This will replace our normal Winter Dome training those 2 nights. More details will follow as for specific time slots for 10u & 12u. (8u will not need to try-out)

Traveling Softball holds tryouts to allow participants to demonstrate their abilities at an intermediate to advanced level of play. Tryouts are held to help determine team placement for the Spring/Summer League.  Players are evaluated by neutral parties who rate players, and teams are formed accordingly. More information on team placement can be found in our by-laws on our website.

 

Fee:   The fee for the 10u & 12u Spring/Summer season includes:  Registration to Rosemount Traveling Softball, League play, 2 Rosemount-hosted tournaments, 2 outside tournaments and full uniforms (pants, socks, belt and jersey). Uniform Try-Ons will take place on Monday evening Feb 26 in Room 221 of the Rosemount Community Center. (Time slots for age groups to be communicated at a later time)

Batting helmet with face mask must be Rip-It Vision Pro: Gloss-Home-Navy. These are part of the required uniform but paid for as an additional cost. Rip-It batting helmets will be available for sizing at uniform try-ons. Rip-It helmets, softball bags, additional socks/pants/jerseys may be purchased at an additional cost at uniform try-ons.

10U & 12U - $350

8U - $225  (Includes full uniform, League play, and 1 Rosemount-hosted tournament and State tournament)

Coaches/Assistant Coaches/Team Managers: Traveling Softball is always looking for parents to help out in the program. If you are interested in helping out, please click on the "Chip In!-Volunteer Now" link towards the top of this registration. Coaches and Assistant coaches that apply will be reviewed and voted on by the Traveling Board. All coaches and assistant coaches will need to clear background checks and take concussion training. More information will be sent after registration closes.

Volunteer Requirements:    Parents in all age groups (8U thru 14U) are required to work a set amount of hours at one of the Rosemount hosted tournaments (potentially including Tri-County States.)  In 2017, this requirement was 7.5 hours per child in the program.  The requirement for the upcoming Spring/Summer Season has not yet been determined.  To ensure the hours are worked, all parents are required to provide a 'volunteer' check in the amount of $250 per child. A volunteer check is required for your daughter to participate in traveling softball activities but will NOT be cashed if the required volunteer hours are completed. Volunteer checks will be collected at the check-in table prior to the start of the parent meeting on Tuesday, April 3. Registration/Volunteer checks: 6:30pm-7pm; Parent information/meet your coach 7pm-8:30pm.

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