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2017 ASSESSMENT AND TRYOUT INFORMATION HAS BEEN POSTED UNDER ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR EACH DIVISION

NOTE: Please see announcements for Pee Wee AA and Midget AA for assessment/tryout updates.


2017 REGISTRATION 


Registration for Vancouver Community Baseball's 2017 season is now live. Click on the button above to register.

Midget AAA/College Prep Team

The Midget AAA/College Prep Team will be having tryouts over 4 days. It is recommended that players atttend all sessions. 

The outdoor dates will be February 19th & 26th from 11 am to 1 pm at Hillcrest Park, depending on weather. Indoor dates are February 21st and 28th from 8 pm to 10 pm at Sports Central located at 2611 Viscount Way in Richmond.

Players must be registered with Vancouver Community Baseball for the 2017 season. Please pay $375 only for the Midget season. If selected for the team, you then pay the balance of $1025.

Any updates or changes to the outdoor schedule will be posted to the team's website:

www.ballcharts.com/team/?team=vcbmidgetaaamounties&pg=index

All interested players should send an email to Stuart Holloway at stu.mounties@gmail.com or contact Stuart if you have any questions.

The team will be selected on March 4th. The roster will be posted here and also on the team's website. Those players not chosen will be drafted onto AA teams.

Stuart Holloway
Vancouver Midget AAA Coach
778-846-3273

PEE WEE AA WINTER TRAINING

For those players who are interested in playing on Vancouver Community Baseball’s 2017 Pee Wee AA team, training commences at the Richmond Oval on Tuesday, January 17 and ends on Tuesday, February 28.

Session times are from 7 - 8:30 p.m.

The batting cages will be available from 7 - 8 p.m. and the floor space will be available from 7 - 8:30 p.m. 

Registration is limited to 20 players and will be on a first come first serve basis.

The cost per player will be $85 based on 20 players participating.

Interested players are to contact Doug McConnell, Pee Wee AA Head Coach, at doug.mcconnell@raymondjames.ca or (604) 659-8070.


2017 MIDGET PRE-SEASON TRAINING

We will continue our  training at Sports Central in the New Year.

Training will commence on Tuesday, January 10.

Training will continue on Tuesdays from 8 - 10 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m . - 12:30 p.m.

This program will continue for 5 weeks, finishing on February 11th, leading into the tryouts for the College Prep/AAA team. 

Building on our earlier training, we will be in the batting cages for the first hour, then moving to a strengthening/throwing program for the second hour Tuesdays and fielding on Saturdays.

Shawn and Jack from 5 Tool Baseball will continue assisting with our training. 

Cost for the 5 weeks will be $190.00 per person. 

Please send an email to either coach Stuart or Rick to reserve your spot.

stu.mounties@gmail.com or rjmorrow67@gmail.com


Stuart Holloway
Vancouver Midget AAA Coach
778-846-3273

Coaches Path To Certification 

Here is the attachment that provides information for all Vancouver Community Baseball coaches with respect to obtaining the necessary certification to coach in 2017 - - 

http://bit.ly/2fpFF6e

Please contact Seelochan Beharry at (604) 261-6690 or seelochanbeharry@gmail.com for additional information



2017 Baseball B.C. Coaches Conference

The 2017 Baseball B.C. Coaches Conference will be taking place on February 17, 18 and 19, 2017 at the Langley Events Centre.

The NCCP Initiation Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 12 to 5 p.m.

The Pitching and Catching module is scheduled for Sunday, February 19 from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

In addition to the conference, two NCCP certification modules are scheduled for Saturday, February 11 and two NCCP certification modules are scheduled for Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the Langley Events Centre.

This is an excellent opportunity for all coaches to complete the necessary certification modules prior to the start of the baseball season.

All Vancouver Community Baseball Bantam head coaches must have Regional Trained status. Assistant coaches must have Initiation Trained status.

All Vancouver Community Baseball Midget AA head coaches must have Regional Certified status. Assistant coaches must have Regional Trained status.

Please contact Seelochan Beharry at (604) 261-6690 or seelochanbeharry@gmail.com for additional information.

2017 BC Baseball Coaches Convention

 

Here are the links providing information on the convention.

Coaches Convention

Certification Program


2017 Information For Coaches


All Vancouver Community Baseball coaches will be required to have completed the following program/course in order to coach in the 2017 season - -

Link to Respect in Sport

The program/course is an online course and you will be reimbursed by Vancouver Community Baseball. 

Please provide your receipt to your division coordinator.

The deadline to complete the Respect In Sport program is February 15, 2017.

Also, all coaches must have an National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) number. 

A Bantam A division head coach must have Regional Trained status. Assistant coaches must have Initiation trained status. This applies to both the spring and summer baseball seasons.

A Midget AA division head coach must have Regional Certified status. Assistant coaches must have Regional Trained status. This applies to both the spring and summer baseball seasons.

As always, coaches are required to complete the Vancouver Police Department background check by March 15, 2017. You will be reimbursed by Vancouver Community Baseball.


VANCOUVER COMMUNITY BASEBALL'S 2017 SEASON

Vancouver Community Baseball offers organized baseball for youth aged 13 to 18 living in Vancouver, B.C.

We also have teams playing in leagues for players older than 19. From recreational house leagues to elite teams and training, VCB considers all of its programs of equal importance. We emphasize player participation and skills improvement at all levels. In turn, we expect fair play and good sportsmanship from all participants at all times. 


VCB IS DIVIDED INTO THE FOLLOWING DIVISIONS: 

PEE WEE AA

Pee Wee AA (players aged 12 and 13 as of December 31, 2017)
Base registration fee of $325 and an additional $225 if player makes the team


BANTAM 

Bantam (players aged 14 to 15 as of December 31st, 2017) divided into:

The base registration fee for all Bantam players is $325


"A" house league

registration fee of $325 for regular season and a registration fee of $200 for players who will play on the summer team

"AA" more competitive

base registration fee of $325 and an additional $275 if player makes the team

"AAA" elite travel team

base registration fee of $325 and an additional $1,075 if player makes the team


MIDGET

Midget (players aged 16 to 18 as of December 31st, 2017) divided into:


"AA" house league
base registration fee of $375

"AAA" elite travel team
base registration fee of $375 and an additional $1,025 if player makes the team

LMBA

Players ages 19 to 30 as of December 31, 2017

base registration fee of $300

SENIOR

Players ages 30 and older
base registration fee to be determined


Bantam A games are played in Vancouver. Midget AA games are played in Vancouver, Burnaby, and Richmond. Pee Wee AA, Bantam AA, Bantam AAA, and Midget AAA games are played throughout the lower mainland and B.C.
Tryouts take place for Pee Wee AA, Bantam AA, Bantam AAA, and Midget AAA. Assessments are done for house league play to ensure balanced teams. All players must attend at least one assessment or tryout.
 
Acknowledgement

Vancouver Community Baseball acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.