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Raptor Recreational Fastpitch

2020 Recreational Softball General Info

Hello Raptor families!

After my SEML meeting last week, we are planning to operate a full season.  Once the city opens the fields.

PLEASE TALK TO YOUR FRIENDS AND SIGN UP FOR A SUMMER OF FUN.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR TENTATIVE DATES:

COACHES (HEAD & ASST) MEETING - APRIL 28, 2020

GAMES START - MAY 26, 2020

END OF YEAR TOURNAMENT - JULY 23-26, 2020

 

All Rec age levels will be participating in the South East Metro Fastpitch League this year!!  

We are pleased to announce that we are adding Tee Ball to our program.  Tee Ball (For grades Pre-K and K); Pitch ball (for grades 1 & 2); Pee Wee (for grades 3 & 4); Rookies (for grades 5 & 6); Minors (grades 7 & 8) and Majors (grades 9-12) will play in the South East Metro Fastpitch League, partnering with East Ridge, Woodbury, Cottage Grove , Oakdale and St Paul Park to form a larger, more fun and competitive league.  We are excited about the opportunity for the girls as this relationship with our surrounding community associations continues to grow.

**Practice may start in APRIL (weather permitting).**

Tee Ball  Tee Ball League will be part of the SEML League.  Practices will be on Tuesday evenings and games will be on Thursday evenings.  Potential game sites will be Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Oakdale, & St Paul Park.

Pitch ball The week of May 11 game play will start, with only 1 game per week.  Week of May 26 or June 1 will go to a two games per week.  We will be continuing to use the 45-60 mins prior to game for practice.

Pee WeeRookies, Minors, and Majors May 11 game play will start, with only 1 game per week.  Week of May 26 or June 1 will go to a two games per week.  We will be continuing to use the 45-60 mins prior to game for practice.   

Pitch ball, Pee Wee, Rookies will have a practice day on Sunday evenings.

End Of Year Tournament

For Pitch ball, Pee Wees, Rookies, Minors Tournament will be July 17-19.  (Possibly starting on July 15 and 16th.) 

****PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS SO ALL GIRLS CAN HAVE THIS EXPERIENCE.

ALL-STAR Tournament For Pitch ball, Pee Wees, Rookies, Minors being held in July 11, 12, location TBD.  With all the new teams the All-Star tournament will consist of 2, 3 games. 

***ERAA In-House Families may need to volunteer for the End of Year Tournament.  If it is determined that ERAA is needed, all families will be required to sign up to volunteer.  

Volunteering is very important for the success of the end of the year tournament.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Indoor training will be:

Great Lakes Baseball Academy: 451 Commerce Dr, Woodbury, MN 55125: TBD

 

SOFTBALL UMPIRES

WANTED

The Southeast Metro Fastpitch League is looking for umpires age 14+

The SEML consists of teams from Woodbury Athletic Association, East Ridge Athletic Association, Cottage Grove Athletic Association, Oakdale Athletic Association, and St. Paul Park Athletic Association.

Umpires are used in the SEML for in-house games, ages 9 through 18.

Please click on link: 

https://www.cgaasoftball.com/news_article/show/991762

          

GO RAPTORS!!

Todd Yell

Rec Director

 

 

2020 Season Information

Levels Ages

 Weekdays

Tee Ball

Pitchball

Pre-K / K 

1st & 2nd Grade

Tues/Thurs 

Mon/Wed

 PeeWees  3rd & 4th Grade  Tues/Thurs
 Rookies  5th & 6th Grade  Mon/Wed
 Minors  7th & 8th Grade  Tues/Thurs
 Majors  9th - 12th Grade  Mon/ Wed

 

REC REGISTRATION IS  OPEN CLICK ON BLACK BANNER BELOW.... 

Rec Director!

Raptor Rec Director

This will be my 6th year and final year as Director. I am very happy to be apart of this Association and helping the girls develop their skills.  Please feel free to reach out to me to help support our Association going forward.

In House/Rec Director

  • Work with other Associations on game schedules
  • Assign players to teams
  • Work with ERAA Field Coordinator regarding practice schedules
  • Work with WAA regarding tournament schedules
  • Order Uniforms
  • Attend games to support Association
  • Attend SEML lead meeting

 

Thank you

Todd Yell

 


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