Carmel Dads Club 2013 Spring Rec Plus Program

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Carmel Dads Club
2014 Spring Rec Plus Program
Overview
• 2013 was the first year of the new program
• Responding to requests for opportunity to
play more baseball but not the equivalent of
travel
– Maintain level of play of traditional Rec leagues
• Play teams of like talent
• Other Hamilton County Program Participants:
– Westfield
– Noblesville
General Structure
• 1st and 2nd grade combined
– At least 2 Rec Plus teams
– Westfield and Noblesville plan to limit their teams
to 2nd grade only but CDC has traditionally allowed
1st grade to play Rec Plus
• 3rd and 4th grades (separate teams)
– Number of teams to be determined after try outs
• Up to 12 players per team
General Structure
• Players who make a Rec Plus team will also
play on a Rec team
– Rec Plus players will have Rec league participation
requirements in order to be eligible to play in Rec
Plus games
• Cost - $125 (in addition to Rec league fees)
– Covers: 2 uniforms, umpires, field maintenance,
etc.
Tryouts
• Where: Carmel High School Field house
• When: Sunday, March 2
– 1st and 2nd grade: 2-4 PM
– 3rd and 4th grade: 4-6 PM
• Skills to be assessed:
– Hitting – both off tee and live pitching
– Fielding
– Catching
– Throwing
Teams
• Notification of selection: TBD
• Coaches:
– Son must be selected to Rec Plus team
– Prospective Coaches to meet with commissioners
on Sunday February 16th, 7:00pm at CDC.
• Skill level will be distributed evenly among
teams
– No “A” or “B” team
Regular Season
• Rec Plus players will practice with their Rec teams during the
week (1 practice per week)
– Rec league practices start week of April 14 (after Spring Break)
– Rec Plus teams may have some practices before Spring Break if there is
facility space available. Days and times TBD.
• Rec league games on Saturdays - starting April 26
• Rec Plus teams will practice on Sunday April 20 and 27.
– No scheduled Rec Plus practices once season starts.
• Rec Plus games to begin Sunday May 4.
– 7 games (all on Sunday). There may be one double header.
– No Game Memorial Day Weekend
• Season Ends June 29 with a County Tournament
– Seeding determined on blind draw
• Carmel hosted games at Wodock Facility.
• Each team will be allowed to play in one travel tournament in
July selected by coach
Questions?
• Contact:
– Jeff Greene: CDC Rec Baseball General Commissioner.
[email protected]
– Chris Cossell – Minor Leagues (Pre K-2nd Grades) General
Commissioner and Rec Plus Commissioner.
[email protected]
– Pete Iskander: Major Leagues (3rd – 6th Grades) Rec
General Commissioner. [email protected]

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