Parents of all participants must (1) watch the video below and (2) review the Informational Handout below before signing the Lindsay's Law Form.
Lindsay's Law Signature Form (Must be signed and turned in)
‘Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.’ Colossians 3:23
The First Friends Church (FFC) Adult Co-Ed Softball League is designed to provide quality competition in a friendly fashion for males and females age 15 and up based on FFC’s values. The Adult Co-ed Softball League is open to all of age in our community.
Registrations are on a “Bring Your Own Team” basis, minimum of 12 participants on a team, maximum of 16. Fifty percent of team players on field are required to be female, adjust rosters accordingly. Umpire will be provided for each game.
Please click on the tab “Important Information” to see more details.
|Registration||Team Registrations are available on this website page under the "Important Information" tab to download and print out (2 pages). They will be in the church brochure racks by July 31. Deadline to turn in a completed Team registration form, and full payment is August 26 to the Sports Office by 5pm or at the Coaches Meeting . Register as a team, (12 participant minimum/maximum 16). Indicate on registration form who team coach is. See details listed under the "Important Information" tab for individuals and other team participant requirements.|
|Fees||$600.00 for team (12 participant minimum). Team shirts will be included in cost for 12 participants on team, additional shirts can be purchased at $10.00 ea with at least one week's notice prior to first game.
No refund will be given after the first week of games. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.
|Duration||September 3, 2019 to November 2, 2019|
|Location||First Friends Church Fields
5455 Market Ave N
Canton, OH 44714
For printable copy of Team Registration please click on the links below, print out both pages.
League begins Sept 3 and ends November 2. *Please do not include your Sports Fees in your church offering*
Coaches Meeting: August 26 at 7pm inside First Friends Church gym meeting room.
Game Days and Times: Saturdays at 9:30am and 11:45am, doubleheaders at First Friends Church First Game Sept 7. Games will have a one hour time limit & umpire will be provided. The season consists of 7 regular games (all doubleheaders) and two weeks of playoffs.
Practice: Sept 3, 4 or 5 at 6pm. Practice times and field assignments will be available for sign-up at the coaches meeting on August 26. Each team will be permitted one practice on either date at 6pm. Coaches will contact you to inform you of the time.
Make up Schedule Days and Times:
TBD for 2019 (2018 season make up schedule was Fridays at 5:15pm, or Sundays at 2pm or 4:30pm or Mondays at 5:15pm) (See Coaches Meeting notes for specifications regarding scheduling).
Requirements for Participants:
League is for men and women ages 15 and older.
Commitment to playing 80% of all games.
Fifty percent of players on field must be female.
Completed Team Registration Form and full payment submitted to Sports Office or Coaches Meeting by August 26.
Home Team is responsible for devotions.
Team rosters must have a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 16.
All teams will turn in a Team Registration form listing requested individual information for every player listed on the roster.
Individuals wanting to play but not already on a team roster can contact the Sports Office to obtain coaches phone numbers in order to contact them to find a team.
Gender Policy Statement:
Please note that when we list ‘boy’s/men’s’ or ‘girl’s/women’s’ we are referring to the birth gender of the participant.
|Away Team||Home Team||Game Date||Game Time||Away Score||Home Score||Venue|
Coaches: Follow directions below to complete background check and concussion training. Coaches Meeting August 26 at 7pm at First Friends Church inside gym meeting room.
Background and Concussion Training (Click here to view instructions)
**Please submit all necessary signed paperwork to firstname.lastname@example.org
Coed Softball Rulebook FFC Coed Softball Rules Fall 2018
Coaches Code of Conduct (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned
Commitment to League Rules (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned
Coaches Information Sheet (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned
Lindsay Law handout out for Coaches (Click here to download) – Needs read by every coach
Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned