2022 Spring Performance Program

A high calibre opportunity for players
Eligibility - residents of Alberta, ages 10 through 12
(based on age as of April 30, 2022)

SEASON SCHEDULE & TEAMS:

  • Number of Teams Dependent on Number and skill level of players

  • Season Schedule TBD

PROGRAM FEATURES:

  • Indoor Training February - April

  • 20-25 Regular Season Interleague Game Schedule (Not Including exhibition games and tournaments)

  • Alberta Selects Tournament Travel Ball Opportunities (Regional Team & World Series Team)

  • 3 or 4 games/practices per week (Regular Season)

  • Full MLB rules (Pitch Count Exceptions)

  • Ripken diamond (50' / 70')

  • Player Tryouts

  • Guaranteed Baseball From February to Mid July

PROGRAM PRACTICES (indoor):

  • Introduction February

  • 2-3 practices/wk March-April

  • Batting Practices

  • Bullpen Sessions

  • Defensive Work

  • Arm Care

  • Players / teams will be scheduled

  • Timetables will be determined

  • Professional Staff

PROGRAM BENEFITS:

  • Play and train with high performance players from around Alberta

  • Eligibility for ACR Select Teams - PNW Regional Team & CR World Series Team

  • More and better games, longer season, professional Instruction & Development

Players will be trained by ACR professional coaching staff. Our geographic boundaries encompass all of Alberta.



THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS!!!
With a balanced approach to training, practice and competition, Alberta Cal Ripken Spring Performance Program offers players an opportunity to participate in a system designed to help athletes get better, play with like-minded peers at similar ability levels, and still stay primarily within local areas. Players will be expected to try out and, if selected, will be drafted onto a team.



COST

Regular Season PLAYER FEE - $1500 per player - payment intervals available - (save $100 if paid in full by Feb 1st)

Includes:

  • Indoor Program Practices

  • Game Schedule

  • Outdoor Practices

  • Apparel

  • Umpires

  • Eligibility for Summer Select Teams

  • Professional Instruction



TRYOUT REGISTRATION:

  • See link to registration page to be filled out signed and scanned to admin@albertacalripken.ca

  • CLICK HERE

  • COST: $50.00 (Non-refundable)

  • PAYMENT OPTIONS: cheques payable to "Alberta Babe Ruth", credit card with registration page or e-transfer

E-transfer info:

Email: admin@albertacalripken.ca

Password: Baseball456

Please Note***: Credit cards filled out for tryout payments will also be used for spring league payment(s) once player has been drafted, if not otherwise specified.

  • Credit cards will not be charged for spring league until it is confirmed player has been accepted into the program.



SPRING LEAGUE TRYOUTS:


There will be 4 dates for tryouts. This is to ensure that in the busy month of January, all can make it out to be evaluated. Most players will be fully evaluated in 1-2 dates, however they are welcome to attend all dates for extra practice.

Dates & Times: @ "Coyote Den"

January:

  • 7th (Fri) 5-7pm

  • 8th (Sat) 5-7pm

  • 14th (Fri) 5-7pm

  • 15th (Sat) 5-7pm

TEAM SELECTIONS:

  • By end of month January

LOCATIONS:

(Indoor)

The "Coyote Den"
3054 15th ST NE Calgary

  • Total Space of 15,000 sq ft

  • Three Hitting Tunnels

  • 10,000 sq ft netting surrounded fielding area.

  • Team Classroom

(Outdoor)

  • (Primary): Lynnwood Field: Corner of 20a st SE & 69 ave SE Calgary (On the NE side of Jack Setters Arena)

  • (Secondary): TBA



ALBERTA SELECTS (TRAVEL BALL OPPORTUNITY):

  • Tryouts will be held mid April following a month and a half of indoor development.

  • 2 Teams will be selected: PNW Regional Team & CR World Series Team

  • Selects teams will have extra practices & games with their respective travel teams, as well as attend tournaments in the Pacific Northwest Region of Canada & the US.

  • The Regional Team will represent Alberta at the PNW Regional Majors 70 at a designated location in the Pacific Northwest (Location differs every year, usually 2nd or 3rd weekend in July)

  • The World Series Team will represent Canada at the Cal Ripken World Series in a 12 day Major League quality tournament Located in Branson Missouri (August).

  • Extra Fee's apply for Alberta Select teams, cost fluctuates every year due to logistics: Cost TBD



CAL RIPKEN WORLD SERIES OPPORTUNITY:


We are pleased to announce that we will be returning to Branson yet again to represent Team Canada in the 2022 12u Majors 70 Cal Ripken world series!! Every Year our Top Travel Team has the opportunity to represent Canada in The 12U Majors 70 Cal Ripken World Series held in Branson Missouri. Players will have the time of their life participating in an unmatched, once in a life time, youth baseball experience. All the while, having the privilege to play against teams from all over the world and the United States on youth dimension MLB Fields, including Fenway, Wrigley & Busch Stadium. Due to Covid and previous health restrictions, 2019 marked our last year representing at the world series. 2019 was another amazing experience at the Cal Ripken World Series playing against Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Curacao, The Dominican Republic, Oregon, and Alabama, besting Curacao (13-2) and pitching a 1 hitter for the win against Oregon (1-0).



VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS
All players desiring to participate on an Alberta Selects Travel Team must be vaccinated due to close quarter living and cross border travel




Any other questions can be directed to Ramon Valdez:
Phone: 916-919-9593
Email: ramon.valdez26@hotmail.com

Scan a filled and signed copy of the registration to:



 
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