Here is some important information about our league:
-Equipment: All divisions (Pre Tee through AAA division) must wear a helmet with a face mask. NO EXCEPTIONS! Majors and Seniors divisions are not required to wear face mask but are permitted. The league does not supply bats, helmets or gloves.
-Uniforms: All division except Seniors are only allowed to wear plastic or rubber (molded) cleats only.
-Spring season registration includes full uniform (Hat, Jersey, Belt, Pants, Socks).
-Fall season registration includes Shirt and Hat only. Children must provide their own pants. Belts are optional. The color of pants will be determined by the head coach.
-Season length: Spring season starts in January and ends mid to late May/ Fall season starts in September and ends late November.
Letter from League President
Hello Margate Baseball & Softball Family,
I wanted to take the time to update everyone on the status of the league and our current plans as well as future plans. First, I wanted to take the time to thank everyone for being part of our great league. Our league greatly depends on all our volunteers from coaches, umpires, parents and more importantly the kids we have in our league. We all work together to make sure our kids have a great place and a great organization to play in.
As always, the board is continuing their efforts to make our league better each year and have this be not only the league, but the city, where everyone wants to play. The league and the city continue to work together to make the baseball experience in Margate a great place to play and a great place to meet new friends. We had a great Fall season thus far with numbers exceeding our expectations and being one of the busier Fall seasons have had in a while. We have many new players that have joined our league as well. Margate Baseball & Softball will continue, as always, to be the league that everyone wants to play in with a continued reputation of our league offering the best competition around.
We are ramping up for our Spring Season, registrations open now, and are expecting a big turnout. We have reached an agreement with the City of North Lauderdale to have their participants register with Margate Baseball & Softball. This is a great partnership in so many aspects of youth sports. This will help increase the number of teams we have while also giving kids a league play in. So everyone is clear, there will not be separate North Lauderdale teams. The kids that register from North Lauderdale will go through our tryouts and be placed in the draft just like we currently do. The partnership will not cause any changes to how we currently operate. This will also give us the opportunity to have additional field access that is close to our fields. We will have more information on fields as things get closer.
League rules have been and will continue to be top of mind. The integrity and reputation of the league and the City of Margate is a major focus for the board and the only way we can do this is to offer a great community baseball program while protecting each and every child that is part of our league. Safety has and always will be our top priority as should be by any youth organization. We will continue to revamp our rules and policies to make sure we are current with anything and everything that may put a child at risk. With the addition of new board members, we have the opportunity to look at things in a different perspective and work on new ideas collaboratively.
On a final note I want to THANK EVERYONE for their participation and being part of our great baseball program. We would not be able to get this done without people volunteering, giving feedback and doing what is right by our league. As a board, we are here to answer any questions you may have and are always open to suggestions on how we can make things better. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please email email@example.com. Thank you again and we look forward to a great Spring season!
Margate Baseball & Softball
Home of the Margate Legacy Travel Baseball and Softball Teams
12U Baseball Manager and Founder Chris Miller
11U Baseball Manager Steve Eller
10U Baseball Manager Von Stertzbach
9U Baseball Manager Bill Schwartz
8U Baseball Manager Von Stertbach
The next Board of Directors meeting is:
Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at Banks Field (upstairs) 10AM
Manager selection will be at 11am.
If you would like to address the board, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to be added to the open business portion of the meeting.
Margate Baseball & Softball League, Inc.
PO Box 934294
Margate, FL 33093
contact us at: email@example.com
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