ALL-STARS/SUMMER HIGH PERFORMANCE PROGRAM INFO

What is All-Stars/High Performance Ball?

  • The All-Stars/High Performance ball is a competitive program for the Minors (ages 8-10) and Majors (ages 10-12) age groups.
  • FCLL intended to have a Majors AAA, Majors AA and Minors team in the 2021 Season.
  • Players are encouraged to attend tryouts and must be registered to be eligible
  • Tryouts will be held Friday June 25, 2021 (more details to follow).
  • Players will be selected to each team by Manager for that team.
  • Managers will be selected by members of the FCLL Board
  • All Stars/High Performance Summer Ball is a competitive program and is structured differently than House League regular season.
  • Unlike the House League/Regular Season where the focus is on giving every child an opportunity to play every position, Managers will set the batting line-up and place players in field positions they feel will give them the competitive advantage.
  • The minimum requirement for playing time is different than the regular season. However, a positive playing experience for players on the team in the number one priority.
  • Anyone who is unsuccessful in making a team, may choose to register for the Summer House League Season in the respective division.

 

How do I determine my child's Baseball Age?

  • The league age determination date is the age a player has attained as of a specific date (August 31st of the current year), for the purpose of placing the player in a particular Division. Refer to the chart below:

 

 

What is the cost of the All-Stars Program?

  • The cost is $400

 

How long is the Season and how often do they play?

  • The 2021 All-Star Season will run from the beginning of July to the end of August.
  • July will be used for practices, intrasquad games. exhibition games, potential for guest Instructors to be brought in, Team Building activities etc.
  • August will be 1-2 practices during the week and Game play on weekends (likely potential for out of town travel at least once), with a Divisional Championships held August 25-29 as follows:
  • Minor
    • Hosted by District 1 – Lethbridge, AB
  • Major
    • A – Host to be determined
    • AA – Host to be determined
    • AAA - Hosted by District 8 – Calgary, AB
  • **All dates mentioned above are subject to change.**

 

What times do they play?

  • Time may vary based on location.
  • Weeknight games and practices generally start around 6:00pm
  • Weekend Games could begin anytime between 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Game times are subject to change.

 

What are the diamond locations?

  • Practices will be held at one of our FCLL diamonds.
  • Games may be located anywhere within the City of Calgary or area – or further for travel tournaments and championships.

 

What is included in the registration fees? 

  • Registration Fees cover the cost of the field permits and umpires, a Jersey to keep, Hat, Pants, practice t shirt and shorts, LL registration fees, Tournament entry fees, Equipment (Game Balls etc.) and Team Building activities

 

What are some of the known and potential impacts of Covid-19?

  • All FCLL programs will adhere to the League’s Safety Plan and Communicable Disease Transmission Prevention Guidelines, which may be updated periodically to reflect the most current municipal, provincial and/or federal guidelines.
  • Any new requirements will be communicated through the seasons if changes are issued by AHS.

 

I want to coach or volunteer, how do I go about doing this?

 

Should you not be able to locate an answer to your questions please do not hesitate to contact our Registrar at:  registrar@fcll.ca.

 

NOTE: This information is specific to our league and may change at any time.