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Northwest Rankin Athletic Association

2021 Spring Ball

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
REGISTRATION ENDS JANUARY 31st

2021 SPRING BASEBALL

Ages 3 - 16

Practices will begin mid-February and Games will conclude 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, 2021

3 to 5-year-old: COED T-Ball and Modified Coach-Pitch Baseball 
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 a coach or player for us to honor them all.  Games are typically played on Saturdays.

6-year-old and up: Coach-Pitch Baseball and Kid-Pitch Baseball
Games are played twice a week and 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

Coaches:
NWRAA is a volunteer-based organization and we rely on Parents’ involvement.  First time coaches are welcomed.  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 under the baseball webpage.  Head Coaches will receive their Concession Work Deposit refund and will not have to work a shift in the concession stand.

Practices:
During pre-season; teams will be assigned one weeknight slot and one weekend slot.  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. Once season games begin there will be no assigned practices for the T-Ball age group.

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

Age Groups and Fees:

4-year old have the option to play T-Ball or Modified Coach-Pitch.

COED 3 and 4yr old T- ball: FEE $80.00 
Game length will be 4 innings or 1 hour.  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: FEE $90.00
Game length will be 4 innings or 1 hour.  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
: FEE $115.00

Game length is 75 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: FEE $115.00
Game length is 75 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. Normal Coach-Pitch rules will be played.  

8 yr. old Coach-Pitch Baseball: FEE $115.00
Game length is 75 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. Normal Coach-Pitch rules will be played. 

9 and 10 yr. old Kid-Pitch Baseball: FEE $120.00
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: FEE $120.00
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.  

13 - 16 yr. old Kid Pitch Baseball:  FEE $120.00
Game length is 90 minutes or 7 innings. There will likely be some away games at neighboring ball parks.  Normal baseball rules will be played (14U USSSA rules).

 

 

 

registration listing - 2021 SPRING BALL

2021 Spring Baseball


REGISTRATION ENDS MONDAY, JANUARY 31st @ 11:00PM

Late registration will only be accepted to balance individual age group numbers. A $25 late fee will be added to your registration. 
 
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

LEAGUE AGE IS DETERMINE BY HOW OLD YOU ARE ON APRIL 30th 2021

5-year-old girls are encouraged to play 6U Coach-Pitch Softball. Age cut off for softball is January 1st. Registration is on the softball page.

 Practices will begin mid-February and Games will conclude mid-May

11- 12 Year Old Kid-Pitch

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 03/22/2021 to 05/16/2021
$120.00

13-16 Year Old Kid-Pitch

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 03/23/2021 to 05/17/2021
$120.00

6 Year old Coach-Pitch

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 03/20/2021 to 05/16/2021
$115.00

7 Year Old Coach-Pitch

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 03/22/2021 to 05/16/2021
$115.00

8 Year Old Coach-Pitch

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 03/22/2021 to 05/16/2021
$115.00

9 - 10 Year Old Kid-Pitch

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 03/22/2021 to 05/16/2021
$120.00

COED 3 - 4 Year Old T-Ball

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 03/20/2021 to 05/08/2021
$80.00

COED 4 - 5 Year Old Modified Coach-Pitch

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 03/20/2021 to 05/08/2021
$90.00

registration listing - NEW PROGRAM for SPRING BALL - ADULT LEAGUE

2021 Spring Adult Coed Slow-Pitch Softball

COED ADULT SLOW-PITCH SOFTBALL

This will be low competitive league . The program is intended to give our members an opportunity to have fun and play some ball!
This is not a league for established teams.


Ages 17+
Age as of January 1, 2021

Games will be played on Friday evenings.

You will need to add yourself as a participant in your NWRAA account to register.

We will need a volunteer to act as team captain. If interested please indicate such when registering. Thank you.
Team captains will present the team in league meeting and make the initial contact to all players on the team. The league will give each team the opportunity to have at least one practice to get organized and to elect a "coach".

General Description:
  1. Arc-Pitch Softball. Extended -plate.
  2. Pay-at-the-Plate - each team will pay the umpire directly at the beginning of each game ($20.00 per team).
  3. Teams are responsible for their own uniforms. Uniform will not be required.
  4. League will provide game balls.
  5. League will provide trophies for the top team. League format will depend on the amount of teams.
  6. Ten player on the field with all players attending in the batting order (round robin order).
  7. Specific playing rules to be determined after registration (depending on the mix of men and woman playing).
  8. Teams will be divided by the league. During the registration you will be asked specific question to help determine your skill level. We want to to do our best to balance each team based on player abilities. There will be no player evaluations.
  9. Players may request to be placed together. The league will do its best to honor all requests. We do not want established teams to join and request to play together.

Adult Coed Softball

Registration closes on 01/31/2021 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 02/19/2021 to 04/30/2021
$40.00

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. 
 
Baseball/Softball Board

Age Group Commissioner

Baseball Age Group Commissioners

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

3-4 T-Ball
Chris Ladnier
[email protected]

4-5 Modified Coach-Pitch
Alex Powell
[email protected]


6 Coach-Pitch
Todd Warren
[email protected]


7 Coach-Pitch
Ben Malpass 
[email protected]

8 Coach-Pitch
Luke Roberts
[email protected]

9&10 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
Richard,[email protected]

Overall Baseball and Softball Director
Ken Schipper
[email protected]


Uniforms

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Baseball Uniform Sample

We will have team names on the
jersey and MLB replica hats


    

Baseball Field Status

The Baseball Board notifies its parents and coaches of field closures via a text messaging system.  Please text "NWRAA" to 662-947-4007 in order to receive instantaneous field status information!

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Northwest Rankin Athletic Association

PO Box 5176 
Brandon, Mississippi 39047

Email Us: [email protected]
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