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PDP Lightning - Covid-19 Statement

March 19, 2020

Due to the concerns of the globally growing Covid-19 pandemic and under advisement of Softball Canada

and Softball Ontario, PDP Lightning has decided to suspend all team and player activities until April 6th. This

includes tryouts, evaluations and indoor team practices. 

The safety of our coaches, players, volunteers and families are our first priority. 

We will continue to monitor the situation and provide any updates as soon as they become available to us. 

Please stay safe and continue practicing social distancing.

PDP Executive


PDP Lightning - 2020 Pitching Clinic

March 11, 2020

PDP Lightning will be hosting our pitching clinic prior to the beginning of the 2020 season at the Plattsville Community Arena (68 Mill St. E., Plattsville). Cost for the clinic will be $30 per pitcher(paid via cash at first session). All pitchers must provide their own catcher.

PDP Lightning has partnered with Lyndsay Kurt over the past three (3) seasons to deliver high development and high quality pitching clinics. We are pleased to have Lyndsay return for the 2020 season. Lyndsay has a highly respected resume within the softball community and has obtained the following accomplishments:
 
-4 Provincial Championships 2000-2004
-2 Ontario Top Midget Pitcher 2002-2003
-Competed for 3 midget national championships
-Pitching Coach for the Waterloo Ghosts 5+ years
-Instructor at the Doug Neil Pitching Clinic 5+ years

 

Please see below dates & times related to pitching experience. If interested, please register online on our website under "Online Registration Forms" located on the welcome page. We look forward to seeing you out at the clinic!

0-2 years pitching experience

April 20- 6-650pm
April 23- 6-650pm
April 26- 9-950am
April 27- 6-650pm
April 29- 6-650pm

3-5 years pitching experience

April 20- 650-750pm
April 23- 650-750pm
April 26- 950-1050am
April 27- 650-750pm
April 29- 650-750pm

5+ years pitching experience

April 20- 750-850pm
April 23- 750-850pn
April 26- 1050-1150am
April 27- 750-850pm
April 29- 750-850pm

 

PDP Lightning - 2020 Registration Deadline

February 23, 2020

This is a reminder that the deadline for player registration is fast approaching - MARCH 1, 2020.

Visit our website www.ppmba.ca to see our team projections and to register.  Late fees will apply after this deadline.
 
Please note that we cannot guarantee any late registrants a spot on a team as it will depend on numbers, coaches, etc.
 
Also, new this year, we are very excited to announce that all evaluations and tryouts will take place at Playball Academy in Kitchener.  Dates and times will be provided after registration is closed.
 
We look forward to a great season!
 

PDP Lightning - 2020 Player Registration Open

January 14, 2020

Registration for the 2020 season is now open! Please find the online player registration tab located on the right-hand side of the website welcome page. Player fees for the 2020 season are as follows:

-Blastball - $65 per registrant

-Rookie - $85 per registrant

-U8 - $135 per registrant

-U10 - $145 per registrant

-U12 - $165 per registrant

-U14 & Up - $175 per registrant

There is a $40.00 raffle ticket fee per family included in the registration. Raffle tickets will be handed out at the beginning of the season by team coaching staff with the final draw held during our season wrap-up night (August 2020).

The following are examples of registration fees applicable to different numbers of registrants per family:

- One (1) Registrant - Select "1st Child - ???" from the fee menu. This will include the registration fee & raffle ticket fee.

-Two (2) Registrants - Select "1st Child - ???" as noted above, and select "2nd - Child - ???" for the second registrant. The second registrant does not include the raffle ticket fee.

-Three (3) Plus Registrants - Select "1st Child - ???" & "2nd Child - ???" as noted above, and select "3rd+ Child - ???" for the third and subsequent registrants. The third & subsequent registrants do not include the raffle ticket fee and include a family discount.

Registration fees will be collected online via PayPal. 

Registration deadline is March 1, 2020. Registrations submitted after the aforementioned date cannot be guaranteed a team assignment.

We look forward to see you and yours out on the field this coming season!


PDP Lightning - 2020 Coaching Applications Open

January 14, 2020

This season, the PDP Lightning Minor Ball Association has implemented an online coaching application form for individuals interested in coaching this upcoming season. Individuals can apply as either; head coach, assistant coach, or manager, as well as provide a short narrative on past coaching experience and coaching philosophy. 

If you are interested in coaching this upcoming season, please feel free to submit an online coaching application (located at the right hand side of the website welcome page) and a PDP Lightning executive member will be sure to contact you.

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