A Multi Child Discount of $10.00 is automatically applied for additional children after initial registration in the same season (clinics excluded).
Final Registration Deadline: 5/24/2019 After this date, any remaining spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Important Program Details
You will find that i9 Sports is an exciting alternative to "traditional" leagues, because we offer the features you value most:
- Unsurpassed Organization and Communication - Emphasis on Fun that Places the Kids' Needs First - Focus on Basic Skills, Sportsmanship, Team Play, and Fairness - Convenience - Inclusiveness (everyone plays, every game) - Commitment to Safety
6 Week Schedule - Including an opening day "Jamboree"
Everybody plays. Every game!
There are No Tryouts, No Drafts, No Fundraisers, and No Mandatory Volunteering!
Teams are organized in divisions based on the age of the child.
This program envolves alot of "station work" focusing on fundamentals of the game
Scrimmages will happen in the program to help kids get used to actual gameplay
Instructional League Format:
MODIFIED COACH-PITCH (A)is designed for 5-6 year olds. Coaches will pitch from a kneeling position about 15 feet out. If batter doesn't connect with the ball within 3 pitches, a tee is brought out. Bases are 40 feet apart. Coaches or Staff will umpire game. All players will reach the base on a hit regardless if out on fly ball or force play. Everyone hits through lineup. Scores will not be posted. Instruction covers all facets of baseball in-depth. Players will play the field on defense. All players must rotate to a different position each inning. The batter will receive 3 pitches from their coach and if unsuccessful, will then have the opportunity to hit the ball off the tee. Each week is 60 minutes long
COACH-PITCH (AA) is designed for 7-8 year olds. Coaches will pitch from a standing position 15 feet out. If a batter does not connect after 6 pitches, batter will not advance to 1st base. Runners can only hit a single on any hit, however runners can advance multiple bases once on base. Staff member will be present and scores will not be posted. Approx. 9 players will play the field on defense. The program is 1.30 hour Total. Instruction covers all facets of baseball further in-depth than A ball.
An official i9 Sports® Jersey is provided and included in your fee
Players may wear shorts or sweatpants (No pockets or belt loops)
Rubber cleats or sneakers (No metal spikes)
Mouth guards are required at all times during play
Awards: Each week one child from each team will be awarded an i9 Sports Sportsmanship Medal for demonstrating the value for that week. All children will receive an i9 Sports Participation Trophy at the end of the season.
Coaches & Referees: All coaches and referees are i9 Sports Certified and undergo a background check.All teams preferably need 2 parent, volunteer coaches. i9 Sports views all coaches as "assistant coaches" until 1 coach decides to "head coach".All coaches are volunteers and are subject to a criminal background check and must participate in MANDATORY LIVE training. A small percentage of teams will not have a coach assigned when the rosters are announced. If this is the case, our staff will be contacting everyone on the team to make sure we have a volunteer in place. We do not guarantee you will be provided with an experienced coach but we will do our best to train all new coaches.
ROSTERS:Team assignments are determined in order by age/grade, school, buddy & coach requests, skill level and, registration date. We do not roster players based on coach requests. All requests must come from the parent/guardian. We will work very hard to meet your special request, but we do not guarantee that any or all of your requests will be met. Refunds will not be given if i9 Sports is unable to meet your special request.
Games are played: Outdoors
Equipment Sold At Field: Mouth Guard ($5.00)
Restrooms: Available on premises
Seating: Please bring a chair as there are no bleachers/seating at this location
Blackout Dates: There will be no games on Saturday - 7/06/19