Last Updated: July 23, 2017
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Oregon Youth Softball (OYS) Mission Statement
OYS strives to provide a positive, competitive youth softball experience for each player. We are dedicated to the advancement and long-term development of each player to the extent of their dedication and effort. While winning is a priority in competitive tournament softball, winning will not be placed above good sportsmanship or what is best for the program, team and players.
Tryouts for 2017-18 OYS Competitive Teams: U12, U14, U16 & U18
Dates: July 31st (U12 & U14), August 1st (U16 & U18). Make-up for all: August 2nd
Location: Brooklyn Legion Park
Deposit: $100 deposit required. Check made payable to: OGFSA
Check shall not be cashed until player acceptance
Evaluators: Potential coaches and individuals brought in from outside of the Oregon program. No parents allowed. Feedback from current OYS coach will be provided as it relates to attendance and attitude this season. Team make-up will be determined by Board based on tryout scores and coach input.
Team Offers: Players will have 48 hours from time of invite to accept or reject the offer. If offer is accepted, the player’s deposit check of $100 shall be cashed to ensure commitment. If no answer is received, it shall be assumed the player has rejected the offer to play for OYS.
If your player does not receive an offer, due to the early date of our tryouts, there will still be time for them to attend other area club try-outs. Board members will be available to discuss ideas and options.
Fees: Approximate player fees are listed in the details below. There are opportunities to offset fees through team fundraising. This shall be a team-driven effort.
Commitment: It is expected that players make 80% of practices and tournaments. If player attendance is less than 80%, playing time shall be reduced and other players may be picked up to replace her. You will pay for all tournaments regardless of attendance.
Pre-season Competitive teams will have practice, workouts and hitting sessions in the
Practice: winter, based on gym availability.
Other: Your age group is dependent upon birthday as of January 1st. For example, you must be 12 or under on January 1, 2018 to play U12.
Players may try out for an age group up.
Contact: Dana Leikness, OYS President
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