Minors 3/4 Grade

MINORS BASEBALL

3RD AND 4TH GRADE

Clackamas Country Junior Baseball Association: CCJBA

Junior Baseball Organization JBO

A program designed for Boys' ages 9 to 14 years old on 08/01/2019 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 / Minors / Juniors and will need to be able to compete at the Minors / 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!!!

All skill levels welcome.

Uniforms: All assigned athletes will receive hat and Jersey with registration

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

Requirement: All athletes are required to wear cleats.

Minors / 3rd - 4th 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: Minor 9 / 10 Years on 08/01/2019

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, Sheets Field, or Mulino Elementary School.

Games: After May 1st.

  • 2 weeknights.
  • Score Kept / Reported to League

League:

Molalla, Barlow, Canby, Clackamas, Cleveland, Colton, Corbett, Country Christian, CYO Portland, Estacada, Gervais, Gladstone, Lake Oswego, Lakeridge, Mid-Valley, Milwaukie, North Marion, Oregon City, Putnam, Sellwood, Silverton, South Clackamas, Tualatin, West Linn, Whiskey Hill, Wilsonville, Woodburn

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 2019 CCJBA County Tournament dates:
  • National, American, and Federal - 06/28/2019 to 06/30/19
  • Locations to be determined
  • The 2019 JBO State Tournament dates:
  • National, American, and Federal - 07/12/19 to 07/14/19
  • Location to be determined

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

Minors … 3rd / 4th Grades

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

What to bring to Assessments:

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

Bat (If you have one)

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 will not be allowed to watch/coach during the assessments. We will have the Middle School Main gym open if you would like to wait.

 
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