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Marshall Fields Creekside Park Lakeview Park


9U TADPOLE DIVISION

Tadpole Director - Brooke McLardy
tadpole@vernonbaseball.com
9U Division General Rules


9U (Tadpole) baseball is for kids born in either 2009 or 2010. The goal of the 9U division is to teach the kids the fundamentals & rules of baseball in a fun & positive environment. We accomplish this with practice for the first few weeks moving to full games for the remainder of the season to learn as we play.

EVALUATION DAY: SATURDAY APRIL 7 AT 1:00 PM. ALL PLAYERS, COACHES AND PARENTS AT LAKEVIEW (PEANUT POOL) PARK.

Pitching machines will be used for the entire season.
  • During games, a maximum of 10 players will be on the field at a time.
  • Throughout the season all players will be given the opportunity to play all positions as well as bat in different spots in the batting order.
  • Each team is likely to have 10-12 players of varying baseball abilities & experience.
2018 Schedule & Format:
  • Monday & Wednesday Nights from April 16th through June 20th
    • Players should arrive at the fields at 5:45 PM
    • Teams Practice from 6:00 to 6:30 PM (Practice Days will practice the whole duration)
    • Break / Set-up for Game 6:30 to 6:40 PM (On Game Days)
    • Games will run from 6:40 to 7:30 PM
    • This year may include a full practice or two at our new Indoor Batting Cage

    • Parental Information:
    • Parents must remain at the field at all times, no drop-offs
    • The conduct & well-being of their player are the responsibility of the parent(s) while at the field
    • Parents should expect to be asked to help from time to time by the coaches.
    • Please click on the Equipment tab for answers to what your child might need to play ball
The VBA is looking for coaches. This level of baseball requires lots of help. Please indicate on registration form and contact 9U Director if you are interested. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the sport of baseball and give back to your community.

Brooke McLardy
Tadpole (9U) Division Director
tadpole@vernonbaseball.com