Boulder Arrowhead Little League: Welcome
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UPDATE: Minors Baseball Spring Training Starts March 25-28th
Boys Minors Baseball Spring Training has been rescheduled for March 25-28th at Boulder Field 5:30-6:30 p.m. If the field is not clear, we will move to the playground area behind Boulder Elementary School. Please have players dress accordingly for the weather.
Please monitor the Boulder Arrowhead website (https://www.eteamz.com/BoulderArrowhead/) and Facebook for updates.
Please contact the division VP if you want to register late. There is no guarantee of placement, but the VP can help navigate any late assignments.
Note: please use the contact list below if you have any questions related to registration for your child's age group.
Dates You Need To Know:
- Field Cleanup Day: April 6th 9:00-12:00
- Opening Day: April 15th
- B.A.L.L.Picnic/BBQ: May 18th
Boulder Arrowhead Board Approved for 2019
Jeffrey Keller President firstname.lastname@example.org 698-4050
Jeff Martin Vice President & VP Tball email@example.com 672-5906
Lance Egan Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org 698-0008
Chad Lambourne Tresurer/Uniforms email@example.com 850-4434
Troy Bruce VP Majors/Juniors/Seniors Softball firstname.lastname@example.org 690-8751
Tyler Johnson VP Minors & 11/12 baseball and Website email@example.com 839-6750
Justin Moser VP 9/10 Baseball firstname.lastname@example.org 698-8063
Nick Schneider VP Minors email@example.com 690-7173
Scott Sears Player Agent firstname.lastname@example.org 690-9408
Carl Hansen Umpire-in-Chief email@example.com 671-4705
Anna Wessell Concessions Coordinator Anna.Wessell@ge.com
Kyle Wassmer Coach Pitch firstname.lastname@example.org 698-8526
Paul Reinker Equipment Manager email@example.com 698-3717
Jeffrey Keller Sponsorship, awards, VP Coach firstname.lastname@example.org 860-1567
Josh Cook VP Junior and Seniors email@example.com 647-6676
Tim Groaner Facility and Grounds Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 794-5448
Bob Goetz Concessions/Field Security email@example.com 839-1234
Barry McKenzie Safety Officer firstname.lastname@example.org 839-3778
Jaime Nelson VP Softball email@example.com 281-2818
Important Baseball Dates
Winter workouts Baseball- Tuesdays, January 29- March 5 from 5-6:00 p.m. at The Swing Lab
Majors 9/10 Observations* - March 9th from 2:00-4:00 PM at The Swing Lab
Majors 11/12 Observations* - March 9th from 4:00-6:00 PM at The Swing Lab
All baseball and softball players aged 9-12 are required to attend an observation session. For a variety of reasons, This observation session is used by many to evaluate players prior to the draft.
*Please contact your VP if you cannot attend your scheduled
VP 9/10 Majors: Justin Moser – firstname.lastname@example.org or 698-8063
VP 11/12/ Majors: Tyler Johnson email@example.com or 839-6750
Note: The Swing Lab is located at Yegan Golf Course at 1390 Zimmerman Tr.
Minors Baseball Program and Spring Training (age 8 & 9 not player majors):
Dates: Spring Training (All Minors Baseball Players) March 19-22 at Boulder Field (Boulder Elementary)
The Minor League Baseball age group for boys and girls is a developmental level program designed to prepare players for game fundamentals and live pitching they will face at 9/10 Majors. For Boulder Arrowhead, the division includes a mixture of 8 and 9 year-olds. League age 8 year olds are automatically placed in Minors, while *9 year olds who are not selected for 9/10 majors division complete the rosters.
The division transitions from “machine pitch” to “player pitch” as the season progresses. This transitional process is used to introduce live pitching in place of the automatic pitching machine. The live pitching portion of the season is the last couple of weeks in June. To prepare the players for this transition, Saturday afternoons are reserved for pitching skill development. Team Managers determine who should participate in pitching practices.
The season schedule starts with a unique four day Spring Training session, before players are assigned to teams, that helps coaches and players get ready for the season. Rosters may be composed of between 11 to 13 players and the league traditionally fields 6 teams.
*Note: Nine year olds not playing 9/10 majors will play Minors 8/9 (machine pitch).
2019 B.A.L.L. Registration Online Registration(Mandatory): Please register your player online(www.boulderarrowhead.com)starting 1/1/2019 and bring your invoice to one of the informational meetings.
You will be sized for uniforms, meet the coaches, and have parent volunteer signups at the informational meeting.
If you have problems/questions with online registration contact Jeff Keller at 698-4050 or Lance Egan at 698-0008.
NEW PLAYERS: For players not previously registered in Boulder Arrowhead Little League, please confirm that you are within the Boulder Arrowhead League boundaries prior to registering. If you have questions please contact the VP for your players age group. The league boundaries and VP contact info is listed on our website
Girls Softball Registration and a mandatory informational meeting will be February 13th from 6-8 P.M. and February 16th from 10A.M.-12 P.M. at the Lillis Center located on the corner of Shiloh Rd. & Poly Dr.(Mission Ridge Campus)
Observations: Observations for all age groups will be Tuesday, March 12th from 7:00-9:00 P.M.
Winter Workouts will be on Tuesdays from 7:00-8:00 P.M. for all age groups starting Feb 12th through March 5th at the Swing Lab located at 1390 Zimmerman Tr. Cost is $25 per player and is to be paid up front. All checks can be made out to BALL and will be accepted at the first session.
Contact Troy Bruce at firstname.lastname@example.org/690-8751 or Jaime Nelson email@example.com/281-2818 with questions or to register for winter workouts.
Field Scheduling for Travel Teams, Tournaments and other non-Boulder Arrohwead field use needs
Note: All non-Boulder Arrowhead teams wishing to book an Arrowhead field, please contact Tyler Johnson at 839-6750.
For Boulder Arrowhead Team Practice and Make-up Games please make sure to use this link at the bottom of the page.
The scheduled is used to book the fields for any make-up game or practices on days when a field may be open. Please note that make-up games take priority over pactices, but must be booked in advance of the scheduled day for team coordination purposes. It is also recommended that you let the umpire coordinator know in advance.
Volunteers – B.A.L.L.’s Greatest Strength!
Umpires – We Need You!
The District requires trained home plate umpires at all home games for interleague games and a field umpirewhen the team is the visitor. Major level teams and above will be required to provide at least two volunteersper team for umpire training.
We promise to offer training, support and hot dogs/pop at each game! In addition, B.A.L.L will again refundeach umpire $50 off the registration fee for umpiring 3 games behind the plate. Please contact Carl Hansenfor umpire scheduling, training and questions at 671-4705.The B.A.L.L. Board and the kids thank you!!!!
District umpire training classes are scheduled each year.
POC: Carl Hansen671-4705Boulder-Arrowhead Little League
Managers/Coaches/Field Prep/Team MomsInterested in managing or coaching a team during the upcoming season? Can you help with field preparation, scoreboard workeror helping team managers as a team Mom?
Any interested manager/coach should attend one of the registrations or contact theVP of his/her child’s league and submit an application by the Friday March 4th, 2016 deadline.
Mail applications to: B.A.L.L. Attn.Volunteer Application, P.O. Box 21401, Billings, MT 59104. Applications will be available at any of the 3 sign-ups or on our website at www.boulderarrowhead.com Click on 2016 BALL Volunteer Application to download. The board will approve coaches atthe March 5th board meeting.
Get your applications in A.S.A.P.
Concession Stand Help Needed!
We have a new concession stand at the Arrowhead Complex requiring 3 to 4 volunteers eachgame and one at the Boulder Field that requires 1 to 2 volunteers. All can be run with a parentand older child or teenager. Training will be offered on the first shift and you can eat for freewhile working.
The money is used to keep our fields among the best in the city, and to purchasenew equipment and new uniforms. In addition, B.A.L.L will again refund each worker $50 off theregistration fee for working 5 concession shifts.
Please contact Anna Wessell at 839-5379 if you are interested.
Volunteer Now for the 2019 Season!
Parents are encouraged to volunteer for the 2019 BALL season. Little League Baseball and Softball is an organization designed to build good citizens. It is a program of leadership, preparing today's youth to be tomorrow's leaders. At the local level, Little League relies on a devoted legion of adult volunteers to help ensure that the organization remains structured and runs smoothly.
Boulder Arrowhead Little League is always looking for responsible and enthusiastic individuals to support and coordinate Little League events and activities. As a volunteer, you should have a keen interest in the safety, well-being, and overall development of children. By participating as a volunteer, you will discover the benefits of volunteering are endless.
What can you volunteer for? Umpire, manager, coach, team parent, concession stand, grounds keeper, facility maintenance, etc.
Where does the money go?
List of BALL Funding Expenditures for 2019:
New concession stand, banners, treated dirt, concession stand repair, mowing, hardware supplies, ice, fuel, toilet rentals, Northwest Energy, paint, umpire equipment, lawn treatment, trash, concession stock, electric, uniforms, sprinkler repair, advertising, LL baseball association fee, scoreboard supplies, park fees, business license, food permit, Sportsplex rental, MSUB baseball donation, lock change, newsletter, centennial park donation, insurance, winter and fall ball space rental, All Star logsitics support and equipment.
***BOOK YOUR MAKEUP GAME HERE***
Please make sure to use this link to book the fields for any make-up game or practices on days when a field may be open. Please note that make-up games take priority over pactices, but must be booked in advance of the scheduled day for team coordination purposes. You must also notify the team manager in advance if the field is booked for a practice so parents can be notified. Note: failure to notify the manager booked on the field will result in losing any priority associated with it being a makeup game. It is also recommended that you let the umpire coordinator know in advance. Courtesy, communication and coordination are the keys to booking fields on open dates.
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