2013 Cal Ripken Open Try Outs
2013 Cal Ripken open tryouts is scheduled 26th May at Carina Redsox Baseball Club commencing at 8:30am. To register for this open try out, please refer to the information below and submit a completed registration form (see 'additional links' for registration form) to Shayne Watson either email; email@example.com or fax; 07 3876 2122.
The Cal Ripken World Series is an international event held in Aberdeen, Maryland US. National Teams aged 13 and under compete in this event and this is Australia's 12th season competing. For additional information about Baseball Australia Cal Ripken Teams, please refer the link provided.
Baseball Australia requires every state to host an open try out where players are identified to be considered for Cal Ripken selection. On completion of this open tryout, Baseball Queensland will collate all player information and data collected on the day and forward talent identified players to BA. The Cal Ripken team will be announced within seven (7) days after Little League National Championships (1st-5th June).
Interested player's, will need the following:
- Registered Baseball Queensland member
- Be available for international travel between 2nd Aug. - 19 Aug.
- Hold a current passport *valid for international travel at time of team selection.
- Available to finance $4500 for player levy.
*The passport must have six (6) months remaining on day of departure.
Note: Additional information can be sourced through the the link provided below "Cal Ripken Worls Series" or alternatively please contact Baseball Australia firstname.lastname@example.org or 07 5510 6800
Open Try Out overview
Date: 26th May, 2013
Time: 9am start
Location: Carina Redsox Baseball Club, Clem Jones Centre. Zahel St. Carina
- 8:30am- Registration
- 9:00am- Warm up and throw program
- 9:45am- Individual testing
- Home to first base time (Cal Ripken distance- 70ft)
- Throwing velocity (mph) 1. Pitching 2. With crow hop
- Inter squad game
*Due to the nature of open try out days, the finish time will depend on how many players attend. Baseball Queensland has scheduled an approximate 1pm finish time.