SPRING 2019 – Important Dates
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February 11th – Spring Registration Closes
(After this time, a late fee of $25 will be applied; NO EXCEPTIONS)
February 18th – All draft players assigned by this date
February 19th – All black-out forms to be emailed to Head Coaches & Managers
Coaches: Please poll parents regarding school functions and the like; you must plan ahead; there will be NO RESCHEDULES, unless weather-related; things to mention when polling parents would be standardized testing dates (STAAR), planned vacations, school functions, etc… These blackouts will be used to reschedule any rained-out games, so please be thorough and keep scheduler updated. More instructions will be included with the black-out form.
February 20th – MANDATORY Coaches’ Meeting – Age Divisions 7/8 & younger
February 21st – MANDATORY Coaches’ Meeting - Age Divisions 9/10 & older
Both meetings @ 7:00, Farmers Branch Rec Center, Oak Room, 14050 Heartside Place, Farmers Branch, TX 75234; Each team must send a representative!
Some things to be covered: Opening Ceremonies, Practice Field Information (changes to be announced), Free Week Sign-Up Information (Farmers Branch is March 4-10; Carrollton is March 11-17), RoughRiders Event, Scheduling (rain-outs are a little different this season), Equipment hand-out (MUST attend in order to get your baseballs), break out meeting to cover age group specific rules with your VP, and other general/important information
February 24th – All coaches should have contacted their players by this date.
February 25th – All black-out forms due back from coaches by midnight, firm deadline
March 11th – Game Schedules Posted by this date
March 18th – Games start for older age groups
March 23rd – Opening Day Ceremonies & Parade
April 13th – Team and Individual Pictures
April 19th – 21st – No games due to Easter Weekend
April 27th – Team and Individual Pictures – Make-Ups
May 18th – The original schedule will be front-loaded and have games ending by this date. Every effort will be made to reschedule rain-outs by this date. If this becomes impossible, (i.e. we have a lot of rain) we will use dates through June 2nd to complete the regular season, in order to have the most complete and fair standings possible.
May 24th – 27th – No games due to Memorial Weekend
May 29th – RoughRiders with CFBBA
June 2nd – Official end of Spring Regular Season
June 3rd - June 9th – Post Season Tournaments, with seeding from regular season standings */**/***/****
*Should we receive less rain than what is typical, we may move the post season tournament to earlier dates for particular divisions. We will not know this until the last weeks of the season.
**All teams (5/6 Modified & older) qualify to opt in for the Post Season Tournament.
***Weather and how it affects the regular season schedule will determine the Post Season Tournament format.
****Pool players are not allowed in Post Season play, so please make sure that you/your team are available for post season and plan ahead.
If anything changes, we will communicate, as well as, highlight the NEW date/information on the site in YELLOW.