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HCYP Softball Registration

Softball: Fall 2018 Recreational Softball

HCYP will offer 8U, 10U, 13U and 14/17U leagues for the Fall 2018 season.

Per softball standards, the "league age" for all players for the Fall 2018 season is the player's age on December 31, 2018, as shown below:
     8U - 2010 through 2012 birthdates 
     10U - 2008 and 2009 birthdates 
     13U - 2005 through 2007 birthdates
     14/17U - 2001 through 2004 birthdates

For Fall 2018, the registration fee is $100.  Registration will close August 26, 2018. 

When registering please indicate: 1. How many years your daughter has been playing softball 2. Whether she has played for a travel team and if so what team and when 3. If your daughter is a pitcher or catcher and their level of experience (beginner, intermediate, advanced, etc) .  

HCYP REFUND POLICY  This policy applies to all registered players in all HCYP "Rec" programs. (Travel programs are governed by separate policies.) All players who register in an HCYP recreational sports program (baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball) are entitled to a full refund less a $25 administrative fee until games begin. For those placed on a waiting list: if your child is not placed on a team, you will receive a 100% refund. The following refund exceptions are valid for all seasons: Players who cannot participate due to injury; players whose residence has moved out of Howard County; and players who make the roster of their high school team in the same sport. Refund requests are to be sent in writing to HCYP, PO Box 471, Ellicott City, MD 21042, or submitted via email to the League Commissioner (name and email available in the contacts section of the softball page). Approved refunds will be mailed to the requestor in the form of an HCYP check within 30 business days.   

CODE OF ETHICS  The HCYP Code of Ethics for parents, coaches, and players states:1. We shall never place the value of winning above the highest ideals of character development.2. We shall honor the dignity of the sport in all contacts with athletes, officials, and other spectators.3. We shall not seek an advantage by circumvention of the letter or spirit of the rules.4. We shall use our presence at an athletic contest to enhance sportsmanship.5. We shall have respect for and support the officials.6. We shall not exhibit conduct that may incite players or spectators against the officials.7. We shall exchange friendly greetings with parents and players of opposing teams as the opportunity arises.  As a Parent(s) or Guardian(s) I understand and agree to abide by the above HCYP Code of Ethics. I further understand that appropriate sanctions may be applied at the discretion of my sports program commissioner for violations of the above Code of Ethics. Such sanctions may include the temporary suspension from attendance at athletic contests, or in the case of repeated offenses or egregious behavior, the complete prohibition from attendance at athletic contests for the remainder of the current season.   I certify that I understand and agree to abide by all of the above conditions. I also certify that I am a Howard County resident and the parent or legal guardian of the registered child. I agree to hold harmless the Howard County Youth Program from any and all liability for any injury, illness or condition that may arise as a result of participation in this program. I also certify that the child is physically fit to participate and that the child's birth date is accurate as indicated. When registering, please do not forget to enter your Email address so we may contact you. HCYP will not share this information with anyone outside the program. The Howard County Youth Program, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation, which exists for the benefit of the youth of Howard County, and is funded solely by its participants and sponsors. It is in no way affiliated with the government of Howard County or Howard County Parks and Recreation. 


Registration closes on 08/26/2018 at 11:30 PM
Season Dates: 09/04/2018 to 11/04/2018


Registration closes on 08/26/2018 at 11:30 PM
Season Dates: 09/04/2018 to 11/04/2018


Registration closes on 08/26/2018 at 08:30 PM
Season Dates: 09/04/2018 to 11/04/2018


Registration closes on 08/26/2018 at 06:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/04/2018 to 11/04/2018

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