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Softball: Spring 2018 Recreational Softball

RECREATIONAL SOFTBALL:  HCYP will offer 8U, 10U, 13U and 14/17U leagues for the Spring 2018 season.

Per softball standards, the "league age" for all players for the Spring 2018 season is the player's age on December 31, 2017, as shown below:     

8U - 2009 through 2011 birthdates     
10U - 2007 and 2008 birthdates     
13U - 2004 through 2006 birthdates     
14/17U - 2000 through 2003 birthdates

Parents can request in the registration process that their daughter be placed in a different league than her age would indicate based on experience, physical size, etc.

For Spring 2018, the registration fee is $160 for the 8U league and $210 for the 10U, 13U and 14/17U leagues. 8U registrations received before January 1, 2018 will receive a $10 early bird discount.  10U, 13U, and 14/17U registrations received before January 1, 2018 will receive a $15 early bird discount.

Registration will close February 2, 2018.  A $45 late fee will be charged for registrations received after February 2, 2018.

HCYP REFUND POLICY  This policy applies to all registered players in HCYP Recreational Softball. (Travel programs are governed by separate policies.) All players who register in HCYP Recreational Softball 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 Softball, PO Box 6441, 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 refunded to the credit card used at registration.  If more than 3 months have passed since the date of registration, a refund check will be issued 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.


14/17U

Registration Dates: 10/31/2017 to 04/30/2018
Start and End Dates: 03/03/2018 to 06/16/2018
$0.00

Softball: Spring 2018 Pitchers/Catchers Clinics

Pitching/Catching Clinics to be held Sunday, 3/25 and Sunday, 4/8  

HCYP Softball is pleased to offer two pitching/catching clinics on Sunday, 3/25 and Sunday, 4/8 to its rec softball players.  Both sessions will be held at Kiwanis Wallas Park Field 7 from 7-9 PM.

Rec players, parents, and coaches interested in learning softball pitching and catching fundamentals are encouraged to attend.  These sessions will be conducted by coaches and players from the HCYP 18U Patriots travel team.

Players attending will be asked to pay a $10 fee in cash upon checking in.  8U and 10U players, parents, and coaches should plan to attend 7-8 pm. 13U and 14/17U players, parents, and coaches should plan to attend 8-9 pm.  Parents should be prepared to catch for their pitchers (i.e. bring a glove).  Note there are separate registrations by age group for each session.  Please register for the specific session(s) you plan to attend.

Please contact Brian Schaeffer, Rec Softball Commissioner, via e-mail (bcschaeffer@gmail.com) with any questions.

8U Pitchers/Catchers Clinic - Sunday, April 29

Registration Dates: 03/15/2018 to 04/29/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/29/2018 to 04/29/2018
$0.00

10U Pitchers/Catchers Clinic - Sunday, April 29

Registration Dates: 03/15/2018 to 04/29/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/29/2018 to 04/29/2018
$0.00

13U Pitchers/Catchers Clinic - Sunday, April 29

Registration Dates: 03/15/2018 to 04/29/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/29/2018 to 04/29/2018
$0.00

14/17U Pitchers/Catchers Clinic - Sunday, April 29

Registration Dates: 03/15/2018 to 04/29/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/29/2018 to 04/29/2018
$0.00

Howard County Youth Program, Inc.

P.O. BOX 6441 
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
Phone : 410-461-7694
Email : hcyp@hcyp.org
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