It may not look like it, but warm weather is on the way and the 2010 spring season is right around the corner. Once again, we have had terrific registration turn out for our baseball, softball, teeball and challenger programs. Here are some things to think about as the season approaches.
When the snow clears, we will begin the yearly ritual of getting our fields in shape to play. This means moving dirt, raking and grooming the fields, setting up the snack bars, installing the bases and all of the other things that need to be done to get our Field of Dreams ready for the season. It is always a fun time when friends and neighbors pitch in together down at the fields in anticipation of the start of a new spring season. Weather and field conditions permitting, work days are scheduled for Sunday, March 7 and March 14 from 9:00 a.m. until the work is done.
Under the guidance of Trudy and Chritopher DiNardo, our student umpire program has been a great success, providing training for student umpires to go out and umpire games in our minors baseball and softball divisions and allowing kids aged 13 and up the opportunity to earn a little extra money.
For all those Student Umpires who did not did not attend the February 27th Student Umpire Clinic, there are two remaining Umpire Clinics that you may attend. Remember, in order to be a Student Umpire, each Student Umpire must attend one Umpire Clinic each year. If you do not attend one of these clinics, other Student Umpires, who have taken an Umpire Clinic, will be scheduled before you.
The dates of the two Umpire Clinics are March 20 (new date) and March 27. See full Calendar for more information.
Anyone interested in umpiring should contact Trudy DiNardo at email@example.com to pre-register.
You don't need to know baseball or softball to help BPALL continue to be a great organization for our kids. We are always looking for volunteers to help with the Gala, the snack stands, field maintenance, sponsorships, uniforms and many other areas. Anyone willing to volunteer some time should contact Kurt Misialek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 21 - Conestoga Softball Clinics (Register By 3/18)
Week of April 5 - Regular Season Begins
April 25 - Picture Day at Field of Dreams
May 15 - BPALL Gala and Silent Auction
Check out the full calendar.