BELMONT PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
2014 YOUTH GIRLS’ SOFTBALL INFORMATION SHEET
AGE GROUPS AND DIVISIONS
AGE GROUPS: 8 and under cannot turn 9 before December 31, 2013
10 and under cannot turn 11 before December 31, 2013
12 and under cannot turn 13 before December 31, 2013
14 and under cannot turn 15 before December 31, 2013
The Recreation Dept will need a volunteer coach for each team formed. If you are interested in coaching please let us know.
A. Players returning from the 2013 Spring season can choose to return to their same team, this MUST be noted on the registration form. Coaches will notify their teams about the first practice/draft by Saturday February 22, 2014.
B. A COACHES ONLY meeting will be held on Tuesday February 18 at 7pm for all age divisions at the Belmont Recreation Dept.
C. Exemption(s): Carpooling exemptions are not allowed for any divisions.
1. Head coach son/daughter.
3. Relative that is the reason a coach is coaching (ex. An aunt is coaching for her niece)
A. Practice can begin the week of February 24.
B. Games will begin approximately first of April.
C. These teams will play in the City of Gastonia league.
A. Picture Button Sales: These can be purchased from the recreation department approximately a week after pictures have been taken. The cost of the button will be 2 for $5. We will only have buttons for players that take individual pictures on picture day.
B. T-shirt sales: Each team will have an order form to order team t-shirts for parents or sibling (the players uniform is included with the registration fee). This will be a t-shirt in the same color as your child’s team and Belmont logo. The cost of the t-shirts will be $10 for S-XL, $12 for XXL, and $13 for XXXL (if available). Youth sizes are also available for $10. The deadline to order shirts will be the first scheduled practice.
- The registration fee is $50 in city and $75 out of city per player and it covers the players’ shirt, shorts, officials, equipment, field usage and any maintenance. The fee DOES NOT include trophy, banquet, shoes, or glove.
- All participants will need to provide a copy of their birth certificate and fill out a Gastonia Parks and Rec form at time of registration.
Please help us keep the parks clean by picking up trash after the practices and games.
If you have any further questions please call 704-901-2070.