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2020 Girls Summer Fastpitch 8U-18U 
(March - July)


REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2020!


Description:
What parents and players should look for in travel ball is higher competition, longer and more frequent practice times, and a greater level of commitment. It is important that players attend every available practice and work at home as much as possible.  In addition to weekly games and practices, 10U - 18U teams will participate in 2 - 3 weekend tournaments (actual amount and location determined by coach after teams are formed) as well as the State Qualifier and State tournaments.  8U teams will participate in 1 weekend tournaments (actual amount and location determined by coach after teams are formed) as well as the State tournament.

Age Requirements:
  • 8U - birth years 2011 & 2012
  • 10U - birth years 2009 & 2010
  • 12U - birth years 2007 & 2008
  • 14U - birth years 2005 & 2006
  • 16U - birth years 2003 & 2004
  • 18U - birth years 2001 & 2002

Game nights of Play: 
This is subject to change due to field availability and coaches schedules!! 

The Big West League has posted the Big West 2020 Important Dates.  Below are the game nights of play for each age group
  • 8U - Wednesday
  • 10U - Tuesday
  • 12U - Monday/Wednesday
  • 14U - Tuesday/Thursday
  • 16U - Monday/Wednesday
  • 18U - Tuesday/Thursday

Practice:
Practice nights and schedules are left up to individual team coaches to determine.  After teams are formed coaches will work with the ROSA field coordinator to determine field availability and schedule their team practices.  ROSA does not set a specific practice schedule by team or age group.


Tournaments:
10U - 18U Travel teams will typically play in 2 -3 weekend tournaments per season in addition to the state qualifier and state tournament.  Selection of which tournaments each team will compete in is determined by the coach after the teams are formed.

8U Travel teams will typically play in 1 weekend tournaments per season in addition to the state tournament.  Selection of which tournaments each team will compete in is determined by the coach after the teams are formed.

Check the ROSA Calendar for State Qualifier and State Tournament Dates


Team Tryouts:
Travel teams are formed using an "evaluation" process that consists of stations for hitting, fielding and fly balls.

The 2020 Summer Travel Tryout dates are set
  • Friday, March 6th, 2020 - General Tryouts for All 10U / 12U Players
    • Location:  Rogers High School Gym
    • 10U - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • 12U - 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Monday, March 9th, 2020 - Pitching and Catching Only
    • Location:  5650 Queens Avenue NE, Otsego, MN (ROSA Facility)
    • Pitches and Catchers will receive an invite with a specific tryout time as we get closer to tryouts.  You must indicate on your registration form that you are interested in pitching or catching this season.
** There will be no tryouts for 8U teams
** 14U -18U tryouts will be scheduled as needed depending on registration numbers.

Fundraising:
All travel players will be required to participate in the ROSA summer fundraising raffle.  As part of the raffle each family will purchase 10 raffle tickets / per player ($100 total) at tryouts.  8U players will only be required to purchase 5 raffle tickets / per player ($50 total) at tryouts.  The tickets can than be sold by the players for $10 a piece to family, friends, neighbors, etc.  Families keep the money collected when selling the raffle tickets. The raffle tickets will than be placed in a drawing occurring for monetary rewards at a ROSA event in May/June.  The proceeds raised as part of our fundraiser are used to fund team equipment and the ROSA training facility

Team Picture Night: 
  • TBD - Typically in mid May

Uniform Fitting:
  • All 10U - 12U travel uniform fitting will occur at Rogers High School AS PART OF general tryouts on March 6th, 2020.  We ask that parent remain at tryouts for any players will require assistance in selecting the correct sizes.  Our uniform vendor will be on-site with samples to try on.
  • All 8U and 14U - 18U travel uniform fitting will occur at a different date, TBD.

Registration Fees:

On or Before March 1st, 2020
*Extended to March 2nd, 2020
  • 2020 ROSA 12U - 18U Travel Fee - $350
  • 2020 ROSA 10U Travel Fee - $300
  • 2020 ROSA 8U Travel Fee - $150
After March 2nd, 2020
  • 2020 ROSA 12U - 18U Travel Fee - $370
  • 2020 ROSA 10U Travel Fee - $320
  • 2020 ROSA 8U Travel Fee - $150

For online payments, click here!
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