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2032 Spring Baseball Player Evaluations

PLAYER EVALUATIONS
Saturday, February 11th (1-4pm)

All Registered Players:
Please plan on attending the player evaluations scheduled below. Player evaluations is an important tool to help balance teams and gives coaches a chance to meet the players. All registered players will be placed on a team.

 
BASEBALL EVALUATIONS
Saturday, February11th (1-4pm)
Please report according to your last name 
A-M            1pm
N-Z       2:30pm
 
Field assignments:
*F3 – 6 yr. old
*F4 – 7 yr. old and 8 yr. old 
F5 - 9-10 yr. old
F6 - 13-16 yr. old
F7 -11/12 yr. old

* Change in original field assignment

2023 Spring Baseball

2023 Spring Baseball

Ages 3 - 16

Registration is OPEN and will CLOSE on Jan 31st.
Practices are scheduled to begin mid-February
Season will end mid-May

To ensure a place in the league do not delay your registration.  Registration may close earlier for some age groups that reach the maximum numbers. Once maximum numbers are reached a waiting list will be created.  We will add players from the waiting list if players drop or if we are able to host additional teams in the age group.  Late registration will only be accepted to balance individual age group numbers; a $25 late fee will be added to your registration.

LEAGUE AGE IS DETERMINE BY HOW OLD YOU ARE ON
APRIL 30th, 2023

Team Assignments/Games:
3 to 5-year-old: COED T-Ball and COED Modified Coach-Pitch Baseball
Games are played once a week. There are no player evaluations, teams are assigned by the League Commissioner.  We do allow player request to play with a certain player or coach. This can be done during the registration process.  We cannot guarantee that all requests will be met, at times there are too many requests to play with certain coach or player for us to honor them all.

6-year-old and up: Coach-Pitch Baseball and Kid-Pitch Baseball
Games are played twice a week and teams will participate in the End of Year Tournament. Players will be evaluated and then drafted by Coaches. All players registered will be drafted.  To help balance the teams, our policy is not to allow player request to play with certain coaches or players.  Please do not ask, Thank you.

Player Evaluations will be held on Saturday, February 11th. Times and field assignments will be announced.

Coaches:
NWRAA is a volunteer-based organization, and we rely on Parents’ involvement.  Our player evaluations and player drafts are geared to help first time coaches. During the registration process there will be a section where parents can indicate their desire to coach.  If you have any questions, please contact your age group commissioners. The list of age group commissioners can be found on the baseball webpage.  

Practices:
3 to 5-year-old: COED T-Ball and COED Modified Coach-Pitch Baseball
Teams will practice once a week. We cannot arrange for specific practice days.  Coaches will select times slots when they receive the team roster. Once season games begin there will be no assigned practices for the T-Ball age group (3-4 yr. old).

6-year-old and up: Coach-Pitch Baseball and Kid-Pitch Baseball
During pre-season, teams will practice twice a week.  Once games begin; teams will practice once a week.  We cannot arrange for specific practice days.  Coaches will select times slots when they receive the team roster.

Uniforms:
Each player will receive a game jersey and team hat.

Concession Duty: 
We are a volunteer-based organization and rely on parents to help run Concessions. A Concession Work Deposit (CWD) fee of $25.00 will be added to your league fee. The CWD will be refunded to you after the completion of your work shift. Prior to the start of games, you will have an opportunity to sign-up for a concession work shift that works best for you. Work shift are approximately 3.5 hours. If you are unavailable to work a shift, your CWD will be used for your Concession Buyout, and you will not receive a refund. More information can be found on the web site.  Being assigned as a Head Coach qualifies for refund.  

Age Groups and Fees:

4-year-old have the option to play 3&4-year-old T-Ball or 4&5-year old Coach-Pitch.

COED 3 and 4yr old T- ball
Game length will be 60 minutes.  Batters will be instructed how to hit a ball off a Batting –T. Everyone will bat and everyone will be on the field defensively each inning. No experience.

COED 4 and 5 yr. old Modified Coach-Pitch
Game length will be 60 minutes or 4 innings.  Everyone will bat and everyone will be on the field defensively each inning. Players will be first given a chance to hit a pitched ball (from the coach) if unsuccessful a batting-T will be used. 

6 yr. old Coach-Pitch Baseball
Game length is 60 minutes or 6 innings. Teams will bat round robin (all players attended will be in the batting line up).  Everyone will play defensively. Normal Coach-Pitch rules will be played with a few age-appropriate variations.  

7 yr. old Coach-Pitch Baseball
Game length is 60 minutes or 6 innings. Teams will bat round robin (all players attended will be in the batting line up) with ten players on the field defensively.

8 yr. old Coach-Pitch Baseball
Game length is 60 minutes or 6 innings. Teams will bat round robin (all players attended will be in the batting line up) with ten players on the field defensively.

9 and 10 yr. old Kid-Pitch Baseball
Game length is 85 minutes or 6 innings. Teams will bat round robin (all players attended will be in the batting line up) with nine players on the field defensively. Normal baseball rules will be played with a few age-appropriate modifications.  

11 and 12 yr. old Kid-Pitch Baseball
Game length is 85 minutes or 6 innings. Teams will bat round robin (all players attended will be in the batting line up) with nine players on the field defensively.

13 - 16 yr. old Kid Pitch Baseball
Game length is 90 minutes or 7 innings. There may be some away games at neighboring ball parks. Teams will bat round robin (all players attended will be in the batting line up) with nine players on the field defensively.

Spring Baseball Concession Duty

Concession Duty Obligation  

NWRAA is a volunteer-based organization and we rely on Parents’ involvement.  We need Parents to volunteer, whether it is working a concession shift or working a gate during a tournament, your involvement is important.  A Concession Work Deposit (CWD) fee of $25.00 will be added to each participant during registration.  The CWD will be refunded to you after the completion of your work shift.  If you are unavailable to volunteer for a shift, your CWD will be used for your buyout and you will not receive a refund. There will be no formal Concession Work Schedule.  Parents will have the opportunity to coordinate a work shift which best fits their schedule.  Typical work shift is 3.5 hours.   The League plans on hiring backup concession workers to fill in to keep the Concession Stand properly staffed.  The CWD will be used to fund additional staffing. 
 
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20% OFF SHOP EVENT
TWO WEEKENDS
Fri., 2/10/23- Mon., 2/13/23
Fri., 2/17/23 - Mon., 2/20/23
Flowood Location 

Save the date!
Our partner, DICK’S Sporting Goods, is offering you a 20% off discount throughout the store to help you gear up for the season!  
Be sure to use the coupon linked below, as this is specific to our organization.
The coupon is valid in-store on the dates above and should be shown at the register during checkout.

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2023 Spring Season Age Group Commissioner

2023 Spring Season Baseball Age Group Commissioners

If you have any questions or would like to coach, please contact your age group commissioner.

T-Ball (3 and 4 year olds)
Richard May
[email protected]

4 & 5-year-old Coach - Pitch Baseball
Alex Powell
[email protected]

6-year-old Coach-Pitch
Ben Malpass 
[email protected]

7-year-old Coach-Pitch
Chris Ladnier
[email protected]


8-year-old Coach-Pitch Baseball
Cord Singleton
[email protected]

9 & 10-year-olds Baseball

Ryan Sturdivant
[email protected]

Mike Voss
[email protected]

11&12 Baseball
Steve Gordon
[email protected]

13-16 Baseball
Scott Glorioso
[email protected]

Baseball Commissioner
Richard May
[email protected]

Overall Baseball and Softball Director
Ken Schipper
[email protected]

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