PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR OPENING NIGHT AND BBQ DINNER FUNDRAISER ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26!UpdatedWednesday January 6, 2021 byCRS.
Opening night is scheduled for Friday, February 26. All players should wear the FULL UNIFORM; Uniform shirt, tucked in, and hat with GRAY pants and a belt. We hope that all players will be in attendance, but if your player can not make it, please let your coach know.
OPENING CEREMONY 6:30pm: We will begin opening ceremonies promptly at 6:30 pm on FIELD 1. Players should line up with their team on Field 4 starting at 6pm, but no later than 6:15. They will walk over to Field 1 with their coaches. Teams that have photos scheduled before opening ceremonies should go to the staging area on Field 4 immediately after they are done taking photos. We expect the opening ceremony to last about 30 minutes.
PHOTOS 5:15pm-7:30pm: Team and individual photos will be taken on Field 3. All players and coaches will be included in the team photo and individuals will be taken for players who wish to purchase them. Both team and individual photos will be taken at the scheduled time. Please print and fill out the order form before arriving to save time. Payment will be collected by the photo company at the park on Opening Night.
GAMES 7:15 pm: Our Major league teams will have games on Opening Night. Grab your BBQ dinners and head over to to catch a game! Take this opportunity with your younger players to watch the "big kids" and experience our highest level of play at Cal Ripken with live pitching, lead-offs, and stealing!
BARBECUE DINNER 5:30pm-close: Please support our league and plan to eat dinner at the park on Opening Night! We will have a Pork Sandwich dinner with Coleslaw, Baked Beans and a drink for only $7! Our concession stand will also operate with a very limited menu. Don't forget, our concession stand accepts debit/credit!
PARKING: Parking will be tight with all players and their family members at the ballpark. If it all possible, please try to carpool with attending family members. Overflow parking is available in the field next to the playground at the Tuttle Ave entrance and along 12th Street. Please be considerate and do not block other vehicles or any entrances/exits, offending vehicles may be towed at the owner's expense.
UNIFORMS: Uniforms will be handed out by your coach at practice during the week before Opening Night. Please remember our league uniform is GRAY baseball pants with uniform shirt and hat provided by the league. Players should also wear a belt with shirt tucked in.