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2018 Spring Season Registration

02/15/2018, 4:45am PST
By Cloverdale Minor Baseball

Spring Baseball registration is still open. As divisions start to fill up we may need to start waiting lists to keep roster sizes manageable so don't wait and guarantee your spot now. Also keep in mind February 15th is when all division rates Super-T and up increase.

If this is your first year registering with Cloverdale, please check out the FAQ section of our website for detailed instructions on how to register and Spring league information!  Click here for the FAQ

If you have a SportNgin account and to go to the registration link directly, click here:  https://cloverdalebaseball.sportngin.com/register/form/370501463

Please note the Registration Rates have changed and the Volunteer and Uniform Deposits have been updated.  The deposits are now $150 each and need to be dated for May 1, 2018.  To opt out of volunteering, it is now $125 payable with your registration fee.

The concession volunteer policies have changed to immediate cashing of Volunteer Cheque with multiple last minute cancelation of DIBS shifts.  Please understand that our concession staff count on your volunteership that you have signed up for.  Last minute cancelations cost the association by paying part time young adults, and cashed volunteer deposits covers that cost.

Please note that your Blastball, T-Ball or Super-T child will not be assigned to their team until the deposits have been received.

For Tadpole ages and older, your child will not be allowed to participate in the skill assessment, and thus be assigned to a team until the deposits have been received.

Tadpole (9U) - Full!

Mosquito (11U) - 2 Spots Open!

PeeWee A (13U) - FULL

** SPOTS REMAIN IS DEPENDANT ON AVAILABLE VOLUNTEER COACHES

ALL OTHER DIVISIONS ARE OPEN AND ACCEPTING NEW REGISTRATIONS!

If you have any questions about registration or Cloverdale Minor Baseball, please contact your registrars:

Blastball (5U) to Tadpole (9U):

Steve Tordiffe - steve.tordiffe@gmail.com - 604-897-2737

Mosquito (11U) to Midget (18U):

Debi Leith - cmba.debi@gmail.com - 778-772-6335

 

Rob Yakemchuk Mosquito Player Clinics

02/14/2018, 6:15pm PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Rob Yakemchuk will be running Mosquito player clinics, in the batting cage on his farm. 

These Wednesday evening clinics will start February 21 and run until March 14, with sessions running 5 PM to 6 PM, or 6 PM to 7 PM. The cost is $32 per player, with a limit of 4 players per session.

To register, or for more information, please contact Rob at yak6ball@yahoo.com, or call or text 604-834-3636.

Used Baseball Clothing & Equipment Sale

02/11/2018, 8:00am PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Cloverdale Bantam AAA will once again be having a used baseball clothing/equipment sale at the Cloverdale Agriplex during the player assessments this year. 

Donations will be taken on the Friday evening of the assessment weekend (Feb 23), just drop off at the Agriplex.

To arrange for drop off at an earlier time please contact Hardeep at hardeep4cm@shaw.ca.

Thanks for your support to the team!

Player Assessment Schedule

02/08/2018, 6:45am PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

NOTE: Players with outstanding Uniform or Volunteer Deposit Cheques will NOT be allowed to participate in the player assessments.  If you have not submitted your necessary cheques bring them with you to the assessments so your child can participate

Prior to the start of the season, all players from Tadpole through Midget must go through a player assessment process, in able to allow us to balance teams through a standardized draft process.

The player assessments will all take place at the Cloverdale Agriplex, as per the schedule below.

If you cannot attend during the scheduled time for your division and last name, you may attend one of the other slots for your division however please contact your division coordinator to make alternate arrangements.

Please note that if you tried out for PeeWee AA, Bantam AAA, Bantam AA, Midget AAA Elite or Midget AAA and were not selected, you will need to attend the PeeWee A, Bantam A and Midget AA assessment times below.

DO NOT WEAR CLEATS AS THE AGRIPLEX HAS A CONCRETE FLOOR.   ALL PLAYERS ARE TO WEAR RUNNING SHOES

Friday February 23, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm PeeWee A-H
Friday February 23, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm Bantam A-G
Saturday February 24, 2018 8:00am - 9:30am Tadpole - Last Name A-B
Saturday February 24, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am Tadpole - Last Name C-D
Saturday February 24, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm Tadpole - Last Name E-G
Saturday February 24, 2018 12:30pm - 2:00pm Tadpole - Last Name H-K
Saturday February 24, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm Mosquito - Last Name A-Be
Saturday February 24, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm Mosquito - Last Name Bh-C
Saturday February 24, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm Mosquito - Last Name D-G
Saturday February 24, 2018 5:45pm - 7:00pm Mosquito - Last Name H-K
Saturday February 24, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PeeWee I-Z
Sunday February 25, 2018 8:00am - 9:15am Mosquito - Last Name L-M
Sunday February 25, 2018 9:15am - 10:30am Mosquito - Last Name N-S
Sunday February 25, 2018 10:30am - 11:45am Mosquito - Last Name T-Z
Sunday February 25, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm Tadpole - Last Name L-M
Sunday February 25, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm Tadpole - Last Name N-P
Sunday February 25, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm Tadpole - Last Name R-S
Sunday February 25, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm Tadpole - Last Name T-Z
Sunday February 25, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm Bantam J-Z
Monday February 26, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm MSET
Monday February 26, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30 pm MSET

2018 BC Baseball Coaches Convention

01/20/2018, 11:00am PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Coaches can now register for the 2018 BC Baseball Coaches Convention, which is being held at the Langley Events Centre (7888 200 Street – Langley) from Friday February 16th to Sunday February 18th.

Cloverdale Minor Baseball will pay for the registration for any of our coaches that register for the Convention and/or coaching clinics.

When filling out the registration form, Cloverdale coaches should enter the association registration code "C518" so that the association will be billed for the full cost of registration (we will receive a detailed list of coaches who have signed up with our code).

Coaches can register for the conference only, or can also choose to register for optional coaching modules (Foundations Module/Coarse 5-8 Yr Olds AND/OR Coaching Youth Baseball Module/Coarse 9-11 yr olds).

For more information and to register, please visit the official BC Baseball Coaches Website Here.

Coaches - Criminal Record Checks

12/27/2017, 2:15pm PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Just a reminder for those who are planning on coaching in the 2018 season to complete their criminal record checks sooner than later before the lineups start getting busy for the baseball season. Below are the links for the required documents.

http://www.cloverdalebaseball.com/page/show/739975-rcmp-criminal-background-check

Updated BC Baseball Bat Rules

12/19/2017, 3:00pm PST
By Cloverdale Baseball

Finalized 2018 BC Baseball Bat Rules

Following further consultation with Baseball Canada, the bat manufacturing industry and sporting goods retailers, please find the an updated, finalized version of the 2018 BC Baseball bat rules which will be included in the 2018 BC Baseball Rulebook.

7U (T Ball/Rally Cap)      30 inch,   2 5/8 inch max diameter,  unlimited length/weight drop – bats with greater than 2 ¼ in. barrel diameter must be marked “USABB”

9U (Tadpole)     30 inch,  2 5/8 inch max diameter, unlimited length/weight drop - bats with greater than 2 ¼ in. barrel diameter must be marked “USABB”

10U & 11U (Mosquito)     32 inch,  2 5/8 inch max diameter,  unlimited length/weight drop - bats with greater than 2 ¼ in. barrel diameter must be marked “USABB”

13U (PeeWee)      32 inch,  2 ¾ inch max diameter,  -10 max length/weight drop, marked “BPF 1.15” or “USABB”

15U (Bantam) A/AA     2 3/4 inch max diameter, -3 max length/weight drop marked “BBCOR”, or -8 max length/weight drop marked “BPF 1.15” or “USABB”

15U (Bantam) AAA     -3 max length/weight drop, Wood, Bamboo or Wood Composite

18U (Midget) AA     -3 max length/weight drop, and marked “BBCOR”

18U (Midget) AAA/College Prep    Wood, Bamboo or Wood Composite

Wood, bamboo and wood composite bats are permitted in all divisions. Wood composite bats include wood bats with fibreglass sheathing and wood barrelled bats with composite handles. Wood composite bats do not include any bat that has any metallic component.

Changes in bats at the 11U and younger levels for 2018 season as a Pilot Project for review after the season.

 

Important Volunteer Positions

09/12/2017, 10:45pm PDT
By Cloverdale Baseball

Cloverdale Minor Baseball is looking for members who would like to become more involved in the association to fill a number of important volunteer positions, as listed below. Each position qualifies as fulfilling the required annual volunteer duty per registered player.

If you are interested in one of the positions, and would like more information, please contact president@cloverdalebaseball.com.

Concession Manager

The Concession Manager is an executive position, requiring attendance at monthly board meetings. The Concession Manager oversees the operation of the concession (which is open from the start of April through the August long weekend), working with the concession crew chiefs to ensure the concession's proper staffing and operation, and working with the association treasurer to accurate financial control and reporting.

The Concession Manager position does not include physically working in the concession. They concession manager may optionally chose to also work as a paid concession crew chief, working in the day to day operation of the concession, which could also include the purchasing and ordering or product, and cleaning and maintenance of equipment.

Web Site Maintenance

Cloverdale Baseball requires one or two more people to help with the day to day maintenance of the web site. This requires people who have good communication skills, and some technical savvy. Ability to directly edit HTML code is a definite asset, as is experience with Excel (which we use to create import files for scheduled games, events, DIBS, etc).

Other Available Positions

  • Fun Day Coordinator
  • Tournament Organization (the committee needs a couple more hands on members)
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Batting Cage and Practice Field Booking Web Site Maintenance

Cloverdale Players Represented!

08/23/2017, 11:45am PDT
By Cloverdale Baseball

Toronto Blue Jays T12

Cloverdale Minor Baseball is very proud to announce that five of its own  have been chosen to play at this years Toronto Blue Jays Tournament 12  event in Toronto.  Tournament 12 (T-12) is a national amateur baseball tournament held at Rogers Centre in Toronto, September 14-17, 2017. The goal of T12 is to provide a showcase opportunity for the best 160 amateur Canadian baseball players with college eligibility, as identified by Toronto Blue Jays scouting staff.  T12 acts to centralize the best Canadian baseball players, with the intention of exposing them to as many pro and college scouts as possible. Congratulations and best of luck to:

Daniel Gernon - Current Cloverdale National Midget College Prep Player

Tyson McInnes - Current Cloverdale National Midget College Prep Player

Damiano Palmegiani

John Vulcano

Liam Vulcano

 

Representing Team BC at Canada Games in Winnipeg

Daniel Gernon - Current Cloverdale National Midget College Prep Player

Damiano Palmegiani

Liam Vulcano

 

Cloverdale Spurs 10U Provincial Champions!

08/09/2017, 11:30am PDT
By Cloverdale Baseball

The Cloverdale Spurs 10U All Star team topped off an improbable season with a victory over the White Rock Tritons in the Gold medal game of last weekend’s Provincial Championships in Richmond.

The Spurs qualified as the #1 seed in the Championship after going undefeated in league play and the team sporting an overall record of 26 wins and only 1 loss, that coming at the hands of the Tritons in the final game of the Can Am Cup. After victories over Comox, Abbotsford, Vernon and Tri City in the round robin portion of the Championship, Cloverdale knocked off Ridge Meadows in the semi –final, leading them to a return date with the Tritons in the Championship Game.  The Spurs jumped out to an 8-2 lead, but White Rock battled back in the later innings. The Cloverdale defense held firm, and the Spurs walked away with a 10-8 victory earning them the Gold Medal. 

Back Row: Coaches Darren Gebert, Cam Gair, Jeff Leith, Brian Ginther

Middle: Logan Ginther, Logan Gebert, Jack Roberts, Carter Leith, Joey Tanasichuk, Oliver Knorn, Ty Jeffrey, Cole Grandia

Front Row: Sawyer Laven, Lukas Dance, Cohen Ginther, Duncan Gair, Mathew Fortuna