2013 baseball registration fee includes NWMBA/MBA league fees, as well as
umpire fees (at the Mosquito level and higher).
club fees that may be added to your basic registration include a $50 volunteer
fee and a $35 club membership fee. Both fees are only paid once per
family, per year. The volunteer fee is fully refundable with 4 hours of approved
volunteer time. If you have already paid these fees on a fall or
winter registration, you will not be charged again.
Payments for summer sports registrations will be
collected at the Community Club on March 14, 2013 from 6:00 - 8:00pm or April
4, 2013 from 5:00 - 8:00pm. Payment can be made by cash,
credit/debit card or cheque. All cheques should be made payable to
the St. Andrews Community Club.
Fees for baseball registration
must be paid, in full, before the start of the season or your child will not be
registered on a team.
If you miss the scheduled payment
times (as listed above), please contact your baseball conveners at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible to make alternate
Mandatory Equipment (required for
the first practice):
Baseball gloveBatting helmetBaseball cleatsAthletic protective cupGrey baseball pantsBelt/socks (optional)
*Equipment can be
purchased at Keystone Source for Sports, Wal-Mart or Canadian Tire.
A baseball jersey and a team hat
will be provided to all players at the start of the season. The hat
will be the player’s to keep; however, the jersey must be laundered and
returned at the end of the season.
With the exception of the
Rally Cap Division (jerseys are donated by Tim Horton’s), all families will be required to provide a $35 jersey
deposit before your child is assigned his or her jersey.
Once our teams have been formed,
parents will be notified regarding the date, time and location to pick up their
child’s jersey. The baseball
conveners will be collecting a $35 post-dated cheque (dated June 25, 2013
and payable to the St. Andrews Community Club) for each jersey handed
out. Families who have more than one child playing baseball will
have to write a separate cheque for each child’s jersey deposit. The
conveners will hold on to all cheques (they will not be cashed) until the
jerseys are returned (at a date yet to be determined based on the season end
If players do not return their
jerseys on the required due date, the cheques will be cashed.
Schedules & Game Times:
Most games will start at 6:30 pm
on designated days. Players are expected
to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to any scheduled game or
practice. This allows for adequate warm up before the game/practice
commences. The coach will advise if additional time is required.
Once available, schedules will be
sent to Coaches and the team Manager for distribution to parents and
players. Schedules will also be available on the NWMBA website (www.NWMBA.ca) under “ Schedules.”
All home games will be played at
the St. Andrews Community Club Diamonds. Each diamond has been
assigned a number 1 through 3. This year, the diamond designation is as
Diamond #1(by road/club) – Pee
Wee & Mosquito levels
Diamond #2 (by outdoor rink) – Mosquito
& Rookie levels
Diamond #3 (by school) – Rookie
& Rally Cap levels
Away games will be played in Winnipeg. For
a complete listing of diamond locations and maps, please go to the the NWMBA
website (www.NWMBA.ca) and click on
If a game must be cancelled
due to inclement weather, the Home Team Coach must make a decision no later
than 5:00pm (due to travel times) on game day. The Home Team Coach
must immediately contact the coach on the opposing team to advise of
cancellation. Coaches/Team Managers will then contact their team by
5:20pm if a game has been cancelled.
If a game must be cancelled
for any other reason, the same process, as above, applies. The
conveners must be notified of any rescheduled home games to ensure diamond
It is up to the Coach whether
your team will have practices, including when and how often.
Note to Coaches: Please contact your conveners at email@example.com to schedule practice times. This
avoids confusion and disappointment if diamonds are not available.
Coaches will be advised of upcoming
tournaments. Decisions to enter will be made at the team level.
The following volunteer positions will be available
during the baseball season:
CoachAssistant CoachTeam ManagerScore Keeper (Mosquito level & higher) – must
volunteer for at least 4 gamesPitch Counter (Mosquito level & higher) –
must volunteer for at least 4 games
More information to come.
Once the dates, times and prices have
been determined, Team Managers will be given the information to pass on to
Summer Sports Windup:
This year, the Summer Sports Wind Up has been
scheduled for Tuesday June 25, 2013. More information will be posted
as it becomes available.