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News

Spring 2018 Registration is now OPEN!!!

Spring 2018 registration is now open!!  By clicking the link below you will be able to register for the spring 2018 season.  There are a few items to note that have changed from the spring 2017 season to the 2018 season.

The early registration period will end at December 31st at midnight.  

The fee structure through December 31st is:

TBall/Farm $40 + work bond

Rookie Baseball-Senior Baseball - $125 + work bond

HS Baseball - $125

Softball - $100 + work bond

The fee structure from January 1st through February 15th is:

TBall/Farm $40 + work bond

Rookie Baseball-Senior Baseball - $165 + work bond

HS Baseball - $125

Softball - $135 + work bond

The other significant change is that we have changed how the work bond is administered.  We will no longer be carrying over the work bond from season to season.  Over the next few weeks we will be refunding to those families that have fulfilled the spring 2017 work bond.  This means that everyone that registers for the spring 2018 season will be charged a work bond in those divisions that the work bond applies.  

To register, please click the link below:

https://northed.demosphere-secure.com/_registration

 


Softball Clinics Sign Ups

We are excited to announce the start of our Softball winter training at Metuchen Sportsplex. Clinics will run from January 13th thru February 24th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. J.P. Stevens Softball Varsity manager Krystle Petty, her staff, and players will once again be running the clinics. This is a great opportunity to learn the skills needed to grow as a player while having fun at the same time. Please use the attached link to sign up for your age group. Spots are limited so sign up fast. Last year we averaged 60 girls per session so do not miss out. https://www.volunteersignup.org/B7MAY?classic

Please arrive 15 minutes early so you can check in.

If you have any questions please contact Paul Ricigliano at vpofsoftball@northed.com


Baseball Clinics Announced

We are excited to announce the start of our Baseball winter clinics at the Metuchen Sportsplex and Express Athletics (formerly East Coast Training).  These clinics are open only to registerd families for 2018, so if you aren't yet registered please visit our homepage www.northed.com and register today!

Clinics will run from January 27th thru February 24th.  The clinics are arranged by age so please pay attention to the sign up sheet age that is provided.  We group the boys by ages from a safety and instruction perspective.  The ages listed below are what the ages of your child will be as of April 30, 2018, which is how we determine which divisions they will play in for the spring season.

The clinic sessions are arranged in the following groupings, the link to the right is for those specific age divisions:

TBall/Farm/Rookie Baseball - ages 4 through 8  www.volunteersignup.org/DXAXC

Minors Baseball - ages 9 & 10   www.volunteersignup.org/MTJEK

Majors Baseball - ages 11 & 12  www.volunteersignup.org/7EM3C

Seniors Baseball - ages 13 & 14  www.volunteersignup.org/FABTW

HS Baseball - Grades 9 through 12  www.volunteersignup.org/FABTW

 

If you are not able to make any of these dates, there will be additional opportunities for clinics in February and March announced shortly.

 

Please arrive 15 minutes early so you can check in.

Again, these clinics are free and only for the players who are registered for Spring 18 season.

If you have any questions please contact Rich Petagna at rich@northed.com.


Cadet Umpires Wanted

North Edison Baseball & Softball - Cadet Umpires Wanted If you are at least 13 years of age by April 1st and are interested in becoming a cadet umpire for North Edison Baseball and Softball during the Spring recreational season, please contact Dr. Tony Fabbricatore, Cadet Coordinator at nebscadetumpires@gmail.com. North Edison Baseball & Softball will provide training, uniforms and equipment. This is a paid position with flexible hours.

2018 Baseball Bat Rule Change

We will be following these new standards next year which we have been discussing at the meetings and in our communications for the several months.  The new standards effectively make any bat used in the Rookie, Minors and Majors BASEBALL divisions (ages 7-12) for the 2017 season ILLEGAL for 2018.  Below is the information from USA Baseball regarding the reason for the change.  Please ensure that any bat purchased meets the new standard.

USA Baseball, the national governing body for the sport of baseball in the U.S., in conjunction with participating national member organizations announced today the decision to adopt a new method for measuring bat performance in the testing of youth bats. Informed by the research of leading scientists on the USA Baseball Bat Study Committee, and supported by its NMOs, -- including the American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC), Babe Ruth Baseball/Cal Ripken Baseball, Dixie Youth Baseball, Little League Baseball and PONY Baseball -- USA Baseball has concluded that recent advancements in science, engineering, technology, and the materials available to fabricate non-wood bats, now allow the manufacturers to construct youth bats that can perform at a wood-like level through the entire range of lengths and weights of youth bats.

The new USA Baseball bat standard (USABat), which will apply to bats that are classified below the NCAA and NFHS level of play, will be implemented on January 1, 2018, allowing the bat manufacturers sufficient time to bring these bats to the marketplace.

"USA Baseball is pleased, with the support of our participating national member organizations, to announce the USABat standard," said USA Baseball's executive director/CEO, Paul Seiler. "Beginning with the launch in 2018, we will take another step forward in making our game more uniform at the youth level and ensuring the long-term integrity of the game."

Similar to the NCAA and NFHS BBCOR standard, which helped to eliminate discrepancies with different length bats and thus provide a more direct measure of bat performance, the new USA Baseball bat standard will allow youth baseball organizations in the United States to reach their goal of establishing a wood-like standard, a standard that will provide for the long-term integrity of the game.

You can view further information at www.usabaseball.com.


FIRST AID/CPR/Baby Sitting Training and Certification

Friday, March 16th

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

North Edison Baseball Club House

10 Maryland Avenue, Edison, NJ

$75.00 per person – Cash, Check or Credit Card** Accepted

Class Limited to 30 participants

To register:  Go to www.northed.com and follow the link www.volunteersignup.org/DYT3R.

 

Adult/Child CPR, AED AND FIRST AID

Audience: Teachers, Parents, Grandparents, Students age 14 and older.

Overview: Training in Adult & Pediatric CPR, AED (Automated External Defibrillator), using barrier devices, infant choking and CPR.  Basic pediatric first aid course on learning to manage an illness or injury in the first few minutes. 

 

Certification:  Participants will receive an American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Certification Card valid for 2 years, CPR barrier Device, Digital (PDF) Manual and Reference Cards for First Aid & CPR.

 

Bonus:  Babysitting Safety Skills:   Participants interested in Babysitting will also receive a Home Safety Child and Babysitting Checklist and a Babysitter's Job Information Sheet.

 

 

Proceeds will benefit the 2018 Cooperstown Baseball Team

**Credit card payment accepted through Paypal. Go to Paypal.com cbonito@optimum.net

For more information please contact:

Tony Bonito at aebonito@hotmail.com or (908) 403-6549

 

 

training provided by:  Scott Bonito and Jordan Polvere

SB Certified Training Consultants, LLC

32 Crown Point Court

Freehold New Jersey, 07728

www.facebook.com/SBtrainingconsultantsllc

 


On Line Coaching Certification Is Now Available

NEBS is happy to announce that we have entered into a partnerships with the National Alliance for Youth Sports to offer on line coaching certification.  These on line clinics can be taken at your convenience.  Our league is listed as a chapter, so when signing up for the on line clinic, please make sure that you select North Edison Baseball and Softball so that we receive notification that you have completed the clinic.  The link is below to use.

https://www.nays.org/nyscaonline/

If you are already Rutger's Certified, you do not need to take this on line clinic.

 


 


Mobile Serve Sign Up

The league is using MobileServe this year to track work bond activity.  This email was sent to each family in NEBS in order to create an account within MobileServe.  Please click on the link and create an account.  When asked for a group code, please use EDISON to be linked to our organization.

https://app.mobileserve.org/user/setup/organization/code/?org_code=EDISON

 


 

 


Concussion Training for Managers/Coaches

All managers and coaches are required to have concussion training so the league can remain in compliance with our insurance carrier requirements.

The below link will take you to the Heads Up training website where the on line training class can be found.  Anyone who is going to be on the field during a game or practice needs to complete this training and submit a copy of the certificate to the divisional coordinator by May 1st.

https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/coach.html

 


 

 


SPONSORSHIP FORMS

NEBS SPONSORSHIP!!!

 

 

North Edison Baseball and Softball Advertising

 

There are a number of different ways for your business to support North Edison Baseball and Softball and keep your business name in front of all who visit the North Edison Complex.

Team Sponsorship: 

As always, this is the most popular way to support North Edison and promote your business.  All sponsors will be featured on the backs of the team’s jerseys and also receive a half-page ad in our yearbook.  Our sponsors are also included in our online directory of sponsors.  For those of you with children, who play in our league; remember that team sponsorships will fulfill your work bond requirements for the season.

 

Complex signage: 

With a complex as active as ours, a sign on one of our fields really gets noticed.  Now, all signs are displayed year-round during our spring season, summer tournaments, and fall baseball programs.  All signs are 4’ x 8’ and can be located on the field of your choice.  There is a reduced fee for sign renewals, so once you have purchased a sign, you can renew your advertising spot year after year.  For those of you with children, who play in our league; remember that the purchase of a NEW sign (not renewals) will fulfill your work bond requirements for the season.

So take advantage of our exciting sponsorship and advertising programs and “Play Ball” with North Edison Baseball and Softball.

Our Sponsor forms have gone virtual!  Instead of having to download a form, print it out, fill it in and mail it with a check, we've made your NEBS Sponsorship easier with this online FORM.  You'll also be able to pay online with a Credit Card or PayPal account.  Of course, if you prefer the old school method, you can just fill in the online form and we will email you an invoice and mail you can mail us a check!

If you have any questions about Sponsorship, please contact Lisa Vorreas at lvorreas@optonline.net or Fawn Jason at fuzzy1010@aol.com.


 


NEBS Complex Rules

  • No dogs/pets are allowed on the complex at any time
  • No bikes/rollerblades/skateboards are allowed on the complex at any time
  • No smoking is allowed on any fields/field paths, in dugouts, near club house /snack bar or neighboring areas
  • No alcoholic beverages of any kind are allowed on the complex including parking lot and surrounding areas
  • When parking please follow the traffic flow and only park in designated spots

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Board Meeting Attendance Requirements

Please be advised that all managers of North Edison Baseball & Softball are required to attend a minimum of four (4) general board meetings. All coordinators will be required to attend a minimum of seven (7) general board meetings per year.

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