Mandatory Evaluations for All Players in Minor B Sr, Minor A Jr, Minor A Sr and Majors Tryouts Date: February 25th, 11am-4pm Where: UBC Baseball Indoor Training Facility, 3085 Wesbrook Mall **Please arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled assessment time to register. Assessments will start promptly at the stated time and all players must be ready to go.** Minor B Sr and Minor A Jr (baseball age 8 and 9): 11:10AM-11:40AM, last name starts with A-G (arrive 11:00AM) 11:40AM-12:10PM, last name starts with H-P (arrive 11:20AM) 12:20PM-12:50PM, last name starts with Q-Z (arrive 12:00 noon) Minor A Sr and Majors Tryout (baseball age 10+): 1:00PM-2:00PM, last name starts with A-G (arrive 12:40PM) 2:00PM-3:00PM last name starts with H-N (arrive 1:40PM) 3:00PM-4:00PM last name starts with O-Z (arrive 2:40PM) *If you played in Majors last year, you do NOT have to attend as you are already rostered to your Majors team. Attendance is mandatory for the evaluation session. Please ensure your player arrives on time, in baseball uniform, with glove, batting gloves and batting helmet. Please be back to pick your child up at the stated completion time as we can't have children unsupervised at the facility. Drop off - Main Lobby. Please do not linger in the main lobby as we need to keep it clear for those arriving for their assessment. Pick up - Children will be released on the WEST SIDE of the facility by the large barn style door. The children will not be released from the main lobby area. There is no parking or direct vehicle access to the facility. Most find it easiest to park at the Save On Foods and walk over.
Dunbar Baseball Families, Here are a couple of key sessions that you need to note on your calendar. These are some pre-season sessions for both coaches and players to tune-up for the 2011 season. Please attend these if you can. 1). Coaches clinic for Minor B, Minor A and Majors coaches. There will be three warm-up clinics held on Sunday April 3rd for players in Minor B, Minor A, and Majors. These sessions will be conducted by UBC Baseball coaches and players at our Majors field Dunbar and 33rd. The Coaches and player instructors are brought to you courtesy of LASTRAPSBASEBALL Corp . We will go unless we have snow. These will involve fun instruction on fundamentals and multiple stations of play. We are fortunate to have these sponsored by the UBC Baseball program so come out and support this program. Times:This Clinic will be Held at Dunbar Community Centre Room 212 the evening of April 11th. This is an instructional clinic focusing on fundamentals of throwing (pitching) and hitting. Starting at 7:00 pm there will be an 2 hours of instruction with Q&A. The lead instructor will be UBC Head coach Terry McKaig. Handouts will be provided. 2). Division Field Clinics sponsored by UBC Bseball.
- 9:30 to 10:50 Minor B only
- 11:00 to 12:30 Minor A only
- 12:30 to 2 Majors Only
This year we will be evaluating the potentially new majors (tryout) players and Minor A players on the same weekend.
February 19th Minor A and the 20th MajorsThis will be the only weekend where we will be performing group evaluations. Previously there was a large time gap between majors tryouts and Minor A evaluations and many Minor A players were evaluated twice. We are performing Majors evaluations and Minor A evaluations on the same weekend to make it easier to schedule, to make it more standardized and to have team formation earlier in season. We will be using standardized criteria for all evaluations. Here are the critical times.
Majors and Minor A evaluations at UBC Baseball field.
1. Minor A evaluations will be run on Saturday the 19th from 1:00 to 4:00
2. Majors' will be run on Sunday the 20th from 1:00 to 4:00.Please dress only in proper baseball sports attire with protective cup. Bring hat and glove and water and no food. Bring a jacket appropriate to the weather that weekend. We will run unless you receive a specific message that the weather is too bad. This is an artificial turf field, baseball cleats made for a dirt infield will likely have too much grip. If you have them turf shoes or runners would work well.
February 5th warm-up session for Majors tryout players (and players still considering Majors Try-Outs) at UBC SRC gym. 6:15 to 8:15. This is not an evaluation session.We would like all registered players that are trying out for Majors and players that are not quite sure if they want to try out for Majors or want more information about Majors try-outs to come to the warm-up session. It is still possible to be considered for Majors at this point even if you did not register as Majors tryout. This warm-up session is not mandatory but highly recommended. It will be a fun session to get prepared for the Majors try-outs on February 20th. We will have an important talk for the parents to explain and answer questions to the Majors Eligible parents right at the beginning of the session regarding the Majors try-outs format and the Majors Parent commitment during the season. This warm-up session is in the multipurpose gym SRC at UBC on the 5th of February from 6:15 PM to 8:15 PM. Please arrive at 6:05 PM to get signed into the session and get warmed up. Parents need to participate in the talk and question session at 6:15 PM. It should not take too long.
MINOR A Division:There are two subdivisions within Minor A:
- Junior Division with 9 and 10 year olds
- Senior Division with 10, 11 and some 12 year olds