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AAA, AA, and Farm Tryouts for 2017 Season

12/29/2016, 12:45pm PST
By Ted Mathias, tmathias@axway.com

AAA Tryout

The AAA Tryout will be on Saturday January 14th at Highlands North.

Every kid that plays AAA in 2017 MUST attend ONE tryout session.

There will be 4 sessions on Saturday January 14th

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

There will be 1 MAKEUP session on Saturday January 21st from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. at Highlands North.

This session is ONLY for those that absolutely cannot make Saturday January 14th.
Please do not sign up for this session if you can make any session on Saturday January 14th.

Kids that do not make the Majors MUST tryout again for AAA.
The Majors teams will be formed on Sunday night January 8th.

If you have a child that tried out for Majors who is not a Baseball 12 or did not play Majors last season, please sign up for a AAA tryout spot.
if your son makes Majors then you can go back in and easily cancel the AAA tryout reservation.

The AAA tryout will consist of the following

1.  Hitting (7 pitches off a pitching machine)
2.  Fielding 4 ground balls at SS and throwing to 1B
3.  Playing 1B and catching 4 throws from the SS
4.  Catching 3 balls in the OF or throwing 5 pitches

AAA is for Baseball 9, 10, and 11 year olds only.

Although everyone must tryout for AAA so that Managers can get a look at the kids and ensure a fair draft, the following kids automatically make AAA.

* All Baseball 11's
* Any Baseball 10 that played AAA last year

 

AA Tryout

AA Tryout will be on Saturday January 21st from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Highlands North.

AA tryout is for Baseball 8 year olds ONLY, meaning any kid born between September 2008 - August 2009.

In order for a Baseball 8 to play AA, they must have had at least one year of experience in Farm.

The AA tryout will consist of the following (subject to change).

1.  Hitting (7 pitches off a pitching machine)
2.  Fielding 4 ground balls at SS and throwing to 1B
3.  Playing 1B and catching 4 throws from the SS
4.  Catching 3 balls in the OF

AA is for Baseball 8, 9, and 10 year olds.
9 and 10 year olds automatically make AA and do not have to tryout.



Farm Tryout

Farm Tryout will be Saturday January 21st from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Highlands North.

Farm Tryout is for Baseball 6 year olds only, meaning any kid born between September 2010 - August 2011.

Farm is for Baseball 6, 7, and 8 year olds.
7 and 8 year olds automatically make Farm and do not have to tryout.

 

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