Baseball Juniors 5-6 grade

SPRING SPORTS / BASEBALL

Juniors 5-6 Grade

Clackamas Country Junior Baseball Association Website: www.ccjba.org

Junior Baseball Organization www.juniorbaseballorg.com

A program designed for Boys' ages 9 to 14 years old on 08/01/2018 and the continuing development of Baseball fundamental skills. Listed below is an overview of the skills coaches will be expected to teach and athletes should be able to perform the targeted skill for their appropriate grade level at the conclusion of the season. To achieve this goal, every team practice must be structured to continue building on what the athletes were introduced to in Rookies / Midgets / Juniors and will need to be able to compete at the Midgets / Juniors / Seniors and Molalla High School Baseball levels.

Offensive Skills:

  • Hitting / Bunting;
  • Plate Discipline;
  • Pitch Signs.
  • Base Running;
  • Tagging Up;
  • Stealing.

Defensive Skills:

  • Pitching;
  • Catching;
  • Infield;
  • Position Play;
  • Covering;
  • Ground Play;
  • Fly Balls / Communication.
  • Outfield;
  • Position Play;
  • Steps / Angle;
  • Covering;
  • Fly Balls / Communication.
  • Throwing / Catching.

Game Situations:

  • Bunt Defense;
  • First and Third Situations;
  • Cut-Off Situations;
  • Double Cut Situations.

Team Sportsmanship / Unity;

Having FUN!!!

Coaches and parents with questions are encouraged to either contact the Molalla High School coaching staff or come to the MHS fields to observe practices / games and to discuss.

All skill levels welcome.

Uniforms: All assigned athletes will receive team belt, socks and hat. Jersey can be purccased when registering as needed.

All participants will be required to provide their own game pants for the season. The pants will need to be gray in color. Players can choose either the traditional style pants or longer style.

Return: Belt will be returned at the conclusion of the season for re-assignment next season.

Requirement: All athletes are required to wear cleats.

Juniors 5th - 6th athletes may wear molded cleats.

Restrictions: Athletes residing within the Molalla High School attendance boundary are required by CCJBA policies to register through Molalla Youth Sports.

Assessments: For details, see Below.

Player Levels: Juniors 11 / 12 Years old on 08/01/2018

Team Levels: Federal, American and National

Team Selections: Team selections will be made by MYS Program Representative and MYS coaches.

  • Federal level teams are selected first, followed by American, then National.
  • In the event there are more than one team at a level, teams will be selected on a 1 and 1 draft process.
  • Players will be contacted after teams and practice schedules have been finalized.

Season: TBD through the second / third week in July…unless your child's team progresses onto the County / State

  • Tournaments extending the season into late July / early August.

School Closures

  • No School = Does Not Effect Practice / Game Schedule

Practice: TBD

  • 2-3 weeknights for 1 ½ - 2 hours at Molalla River Middle School.

Games: After May 1st.

  • 2 weeknights.
  • Score Kept / Reported to League

League: Molalla, Canby, Clackamas, Colton, Country Christian, Gervais, Gladstone, Lake Oswego, Lakeridge, Mid-Valley, Milwaukie, North Marion, Oregon City, Putnam, Redland, Sellwood, Silverton, South Clackamas, West Linn, Whiskey Hill, Wilsonville, Woodburn, Tualatin

Invitational Tournaments: Teams are encouraged to participate in tournaments on weekends. Teams are responsible for registering and paying tournament entry fees.

County / State Tournaments:

  • Tournament participation fees paid through league fees and no additional expense to families.
  • The 2018 CCJBA County Tournament dates, locations to be released after March 1.

MOLALLA BASEBALL

Assessments

Assessment Volunteers: Volunteers are needed and greatly appreciated … contact MYS.

  • Check-In Table = 1 Volunteer
  • Uniform Sizing = 3 Volunteers (2 Jersey, 2 Pant and 1 Floater)
  • Pant Sale / Cleat Exchange = 1 or 2 Volunteers

Assessments: All registrants are required to attend a mandatory assessment session.

Registrants that do not attend will be placed only as room allows.

  • Parents and/or Potential Coaches will not be allowed onto fields.

Assessment Sessions

Juniors … 5th / 6thGrades

All try-out will be held at the Molalla Middle School.

What to bring to Assessments: All participants should bring the following:

  • 2 pairs of shoes.
  • Cleats for outdoor.
  • Clean gym shoes - MYS may be using gyms, pending weather conditions.
  • Change of clothes, pending weather conditions.
  • Glove.
  • Water.

What to do when you arrive at Assessments:

Check-in at registration desk to receive assessment number.

Check-in at uniform desk to confirm size of uniform. If you don't confirm your uniform size, you will be responsible for paying any additional replacement costs.

Follow instructions provided by Assessment coordinators.

Depending on the number of registrants, assessments may end early or go later. Parents are required to stay for the entire assessment session. Parents may want to bring a chair and umbrella.

 
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