Presentation on theme: "Parent Information Meeting 2015 Season CREEK FLASH BASEBALL."— Presentation transcript:
Parent Information Meeting 2015 Season CREEK FLASH BASEBALL
AGENDA Background Year-Round Commitment Types of Tournaments, Levels of Competition Estimated Costs Financial Support, Sponsorship Programs Creek Flash Scholar Program Questions?
BACKGROUND Creek Flash Baseball began in April 2013 with one team (13s), and posted a record of 4-14-1 Grew to five teams this year (10s, 11s, 12s, 13s, 14s) Six tournament wins so far in 2014 and a 49-55-3 record! 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, tax-deductible donations Separate from (but closely connected to) CCLL All Flash players required to play CCLL for league season
BACKGROUND (continued) Our Mission: – Develop skilled baseball players and great young men – Keep players in CCLL and raise the overall level of play – Offer a competitive tournament baseball option at a reasonable price – Grow more franchise teams in the future (ages 8 through 13)
YEAR-ROUND COMMITMENT June 2014: Parent Information Meeting (tonight!) August 2014: Tryouts to Make a Flash Team – August 15 th, 16 th, and 17 th at Mission Viejo Park from 6-8pm – NEW: multiple teams at each age division – Coach application and team assignments – 11-player rosters, locked for the season – Full-time players vs. Replacement players – $325 check for winter training (returned if player does not make a team) – Notification to families by Monday, August 18th
YEAR-ROUND COMMITMENT (continued) September - October 2014: Fall Ball – Sunday league or Flash scrimmages – $200 or less, might be free! November 2014 - March 2015: Winter Training – Slammers South at Arapahoe and Peoria – Two-for-One Sibling Discount – Friday nights: Two sessions (5-7pm and 7-9pm), use of 7 tunnels, 3-4 professional coaches, strength and conditioning room, and pitching room – Sunday afternoons: 2-5pm, use of 7 tunnels, reserved field 3-4pm – Unlimited tokens for batting cages, for the entire year – Unlimited use of tunnels, for the entire year (when unoccupied)
YEAR-ROUND COMMITMENT (continued) March – June 2015: CCLL Regular Season and Flash Tournaments – CCLL: usual fees paid separately, usual CCLL Majors teams and games – Flash: minimum of 7 competitive tournaments on weekends scheduled around CCLL games; end-of-season banquet July 2015: CCLL All-Stars
TYPES OF TOURNEYS, LEVELS OF COMPETITION CABA Perfect for AA-level teams Metro-area tourneys USSSA Four available tiers of competition Metro-area and travel tournaments Triple Crown Highly competitive Metro-area and travel tournaments
ESTIMATED COSTS: $1200 - $1500 Required Player Items Insurance$ 20 Fall Ball$200 or less Winter Training$325 (sibling discount) Club Expenses$100 (admin/comm) Uniforms$150 Tourneys (7)$400-$550 Optional Items Extra Baseball Gear and/or Spirit-Wear Additional Tourneys (per coach decision) Travel Costs (mileage, hotel, meals, etc.)
FINANCIAL SUPPORT, SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMS Business Sponsorship Program - $30K raised in 2014! – $100 = Box Seat Level (certificate, banquet, spirit wear) – $250 = Dugout Level (plaque, website/Facebook, banquet, spirit wear) – $500 = Clubhouse Level (banner advertising plus all other benefits) – $1,000 = VIP Suite Level (premier banner ad and customizable benefits) – $5,000 = Owner’s Box Level (team naming rights plus all other benefits) – All funds MUST be in the form of a business check or corporate PayPal Friends-and-Family Sponsorships – Can be made in any amount, personal checks accepted Scholarships – Supplemental support only, application required, case-by-case approval
CREEK FLASH SCHOLAR PROGRAM Designed to reward and inspire our players to continue their education and to give back to their community During Creek Flash 13s baseball season, develop a project idea Application, interview with the committee for approval Minimum 20 volunteer service hours annually (1-2 hours per month each year, for four years of high school) Check in regularly with non-family adult mentor College acceptance letter = $1000 from Creek Flash Baseball!