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General Questions

Do I book games or does the league?

Executive does this on our behalf.

Do we have a batting cage?

No

How do I book a field for practice?

What do we do if the weather looks awful? Will someone contact us to let us know the field is closed?

The team must show up at the field as if to play and the umpire will let us know if the game is on.

Where do we get our child’s uniform?

Extreme will supply the jersey, socks and hat.  Ball pants will need to be picked up on your own. Jersey is the only piece that needs to be returned at the end of the season.

Where do we get the black pants and belt?

Kirbys, Sports traders or you can place a group order through Home Town Sports.

Scheduling

We have a lot of players attending a school function and will be unavailable for a few days, how do I make sure that we don’t have any games scheduled during that time?

A spreadsheet will be sent out prior to games being booked by the executive.  Please fill out any days that you will be hoping to attend tournaments and that you are unable to field a team AND return to Marlene prior to the scheduling day.

Fields

Do we have a batting cage?

No

What do we do if the weather looks awful? Will someone contact us to let us know the field is closed?

The team must show up at the field as if to play and the umpire will let us know if the game is on.

Who sets up the fields before each game?

Manager will organize parents to set up and take down the field for our home games.  Instructions are inside the shed where the bases and raking equipment are kept.  Please only schedule non coaches to do this job.

Coaching

Scorekeeping

Does our team get a scorekeeping book or do I need to purchase one? What about lineup sheets and field positions per inning sheets?

Well… they gave me a scorekeeping book

Where do I find the remote for the scoreboard?

You will pick it up at the concession, you will need to leave your keys in exchange for the remote.

Registration

How do I register my team for tournaments?

You can search tournaments online, there is a link from the extreme website to various associations in Victoria and the island.  Look also at www.svisoftball.ca and www.softball.bc.ca .  You will fill out their forms, pay the fees and Extreme will reimburse you once you receive confirmation that your team is accepted into the tournament.  Extreme will pay for one tournament registration per team.

Clinics

Are there any additional clinics for our team?

Yes – pitching clinics can be organized through extreme (taught by Rob Guenther).  You will need to pay extra for these and bring your own catcher.

Sponsorship

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