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2015 WISCONSIN TWISTERS TRYOUT SCHEDULE

Wisconsin Twisters Fastpitch Organization

Open Tryouts For: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U 2014-2015 season

*Additional Private Showings For: 16U, 18U 2014-2015 will be available if needed per coach.

Tryouts scheduled for

AUGUST 7th, 10th, 12th*, 2014 5:30 Register 6:00 Start 8:00 Finish

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Location: Raymond Elementary Diamonds 4 Field Layout

Address: 2659-76th St Raymond WI 

 Times:10U Register 5:30/Start 6:00 Diamond 4 - August 7th and 10th

 Times:12U older/2nd yr. Register 5:30/Start 6:00 Diamond3-August 7th and 10th

Times:14U Register 5:30/Start 6:00 Diamond 2 - August 7th and 10th

Times:16U Register 5:30/Start 6:00 Diamond 1 - August 7th and 10th

  Times:18U Register 5:30/Start 6:00 Diamond 1 - August 7th and 10th

Times:12U younger/1st yr. Register 5:30/Start 6:00-*August 12th Diamond 2

 

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August 12th will be used for 1st year 12U tryouts and also be avaialable for participants who cannot make August 7th and August 10th. Also may be used for coaching staff to have call backs if needed.

 

ALL PARTICIPANTS REGISTER AT CONCESSION STAND BEFORE TRYOUTS BEGIN.  

 

 

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Make Up Date if will be posted below if needed due to weather...

Download the form below, complete, and email to:
TwisterTryouts@hotmail.com to preregister. 

Online Tryout Form

A 150.00 deposit/payment is due upon verbal commitment for all players participating in 2015 season. This deposit/payment secures players roster spot with organization, insurance coverage for play/practices and fall events.

 

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witwisters12u@yahoo.com 262-909-7262 DiAnna Johnson

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AUGUST Rain Date tba

2015 5pm-7:30pm (tentative) OPEN AGE GROUPS

THIS DATE (TBA) WILL BE USED FOR CALL BACKS IF NEEDED PER COACH, UNAVAILABLE PARTICIPATION DAY ONE AND/OR RAIN DATE. 

OTHER MAKE UP DATES IF RAIN, WILL BE POSTED ABOVE.

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Wisconsin Twisters Offer:
Bollinger Insurance Coverage, 501c3 Classified Organization, ASA Based Organization, ASA Competitive Tournaments, National Qualifiers and State Tourneys, College Exposure, MMFL League, indoor winter practices, summer practices and Leo T. Jackson Scholorship Award for graduating seniors.
Twister Events: Annual Holiday Party, Twisters End of Season Picnic, personal clinic offered throughout the winter Racine Horlick Facility, giving back by doing community outings Childrens Hospital, OTAC Spaghetti Dinner, Twister Family Nite Georgie Porgies, "Buddy Up" Boys N Girls Club Scrimmages and much more. Many events for families and players to get involved on and off the field.
We offer a unified coaching staff: ACE Certified coacing staff, pro/semi pro, collegiate level and high school level, Twister Board of Directors, Sponsorship Committee and Team Parent Representatives.
Uniforms/Fees$425.00 Returning Players/ $475.00 all 1st Year Players:
 Uniforms Included 
Uniform socks
 T-shirt/Practice Short
Personal Bat Pack/Bag
Returning players receive loyalty items.
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The Wisconsin Twisters enjoy hosting TWO ASA SCS Qualifier Seasonal Tournaments:
"Spring Fling"~"Fall Brawl"

We are a non-profit volunteer organization and Our Twister Families are number one. Without them we would not be who we are today.

We are proud to stand by our Mission Statement:
 "The Wisconsin Twisters Fastpitch Organization was established
to give our athletes the ability to play softball at the highest level;
we offer skill-development, experiences and opportunities that facilitate
their growth into healthier, happier citizens. Our program focuses on family
values that collectively strengthen the moral character of all participants,
families and community."



Thursday, March 29
Wisconsin Twisters Picture Day



Picture Day is for ALL players and ALL coaches 

DATE :  SUNDAY MAY 18TH  

LOCATION: Raymond Elementary School Gazebo 

COACHES ~ BLACK COACHES SHIRTS, BLACK BOTTOMS

10U/12U/14U/16U/18U ~ PIN STRIPE UNI TOP, BLACK PANT, LIME BELT, BLACK SOCK.

18U LEVEL TEAMS AND INDIVIDUAL ~ 10:00 AM

16U LEVEL TEAMS AND INDIVIDUAL ~ 10:30 AM

14U LEVEL TEAMS AND INDIVIDUAL ~ 11:00 AM

12U LEVEL TEAMS AND INDIVIDUAL ~ 11:30 AM

10U LEVEL TEAMS AND INDIVIDUAL ~ 12:00 PM 10u will practice after pictures.

***DATE FOR 2014 PICTURE DAY IS SUNDAY MAY 18TH, TIMES AND DATE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER***

Picture Order Sheets will be available May 2014


Handout: Picture Day Order Form

Thursday, March 29
From Your Twister Founder...Field Crews 2014



PhotobucketFrom your Twister Founder: Lou Aponte...

Hello Twisters! We are taking volunteers for 2014 Wisconsin Twisters Tournaments Field Prep Crew. We encourage and appreciate the time our parents continue to give. Our tournaments are:

9th Annual Spring Fling 2014 

   Wisconsin Twisters Fall Brawl 2014  

We will need parents and players from each age group. We will prep fields before, during and after all Wisconsin Twisters Hosted Tournaments. Lots of fun........

Please, call me if you have any questions at 262-488-0519.

 Lou Aponte

 Contact your team parent rep to sign up for field crew for 2014!! 




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Tuesday, January 31

 THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR EFFORTS!

We'd like to thank EVERYONE for their work around the Twisters organization. 

 

We have amazing and truly memorable Wisconsin Twister families every year. We continue to provide outside opportunities to grow, learn and share. Alone we accomplish little...together we accomplish so much! Here's to you all for taking part..playing a role...standing as one...and enjoying the moments yet to come for our 10th year in 2014! Way to be Twister Nation Many blessings to you all. Dianna


OTAC Spaghetti Dinner-2014 Volunteer Hours Available



OTAC Spaghetti Dinner 2014

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11:00am-7:00pm Date: February 22, 2014  

Infusinos Banquet Hall 3201 Rapids Dr, Racine, WI 53404

Twister Players eat free. Parents may purchase tickets at the door.

2 Dinners for 25.00

The Wisconsin Twisters are looking forward to giving back to one of our top sponsors: The OTAC. This is a fun opportunity for our players and parents to get together and support the sports community.

We will be asking the girls from all team levels to sign up for serving at this event. 4 time slots are available:

11am-1pm, 1pm-3pm, 3pm-5pm, 5pm-7pm

10U/12U ~ may sign up for bussing duties/waiting tables.

14U-18U ~ may sign up for serving duties and raffle tables.

You May Sign Up For As Many Shifts As You Like. Please connect with your parent rep or Miss Kathy to log in your Volunteer Hours. Parents may volunteer or purchase dinner tickets to attend event. Volunteers will be able to enjoy spaghetti dinner when shift is completed. 

Last year we had over 42 players participate and it was a great time for all involved. We hope to have a great turnout again this year! Please contact your teams representative to sign up for this event. This is a great way to get in your Wisconsin Twister Volunteer Hours and have fun!

Please sign up http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F48AAAB23AA8-otac  

OR contact

Miss Kathy Sterling at witwisternews@yahoo.com  414-840-7903

**Online Registration For Time Slots Will Also Be Available On Our Wisconsin Twisters Facebook Page!  

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Wednesday, February 2
Wisconsin Twisters Annual Food Drive~



WISCONSIN TWISTERS FAMILIES
For our Annual Holiday Party the Wisconsin Twisters Organization together collected over 14 LARGE and overflowing boxes of much needed supplies for our local SOUTHEAST Wisconsin food pantry in 2014!!!
The Wisconsin Twisters, with your help continue to make a difference to help families in need over the holidays and beyond.  
We would like to thank each family with your great response, stepping up to the challenge and making a committment beyond the diamonds to our community. Our Holiday Party was a huge success and the participation from our members was abbundant. Let's keep the tradition going strong....
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THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR TEAMS, PARENTS AND FAMILIES! Way to go! 
Evie Aponte Left with her car full and has dropped off our generous donations. Evie looks forward to be able to give in abundance once again this YEAR!! Any questions regarding our food drive and more ways to continually give back, please contact ~ eviecuqui@yahoo.com
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The Wisconsin Twisters enjoy giving back to our community.  WE AGAIN LOOK FORWARD TO COLLECTIONS IN 2015! Let's make this year overflowing once again!

Holiday Party Date: JANUARY South Hills Country Club

 Items that are greatly in need are:  Toiletries, Paper Products, Canned/Packaged items, Baby Food.

Thank you for your continued support~DiAnna Johnson

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Wednesday, October 10
Twister Batting Helmets



Get your own custom Twisters Batting Helmet!

 

 

 

The price for a completely finished NEW helmet is $65.00  This includes the helmet, mask, Twister sticker, name, number on both sides, and shipping. For $20 you can have the Twister sticker, name, and number on both sides added to your own existing helmet. Twister stickers are also available for $3.00. (They can be put on school folders, bags, etc… ) Please contact Rick Ballew if you are interested.

rballew@neo-brake.com 1-414-704-0290

Proceeds from sales will go towards the Leo T. Jackson Scholarship Fund.

Make Checks Payable TO: Rick Ballew 

ORDER DEADLINE: February 14th, 2014  

**Helmet Orders For 2014 can also be placed at the Holiday Party in January.




Thursday, March 24
ACE Coaches
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The ASA/USA Softball's ACE (Achieve, Certify, Educate) Coaching Certification Program was developed and designed to provide softball coaches of all levels – from beginning coaches to experienced veterans – an opportunity to certify as a coach with a national softball organization.

We our proud to say that all Twister coaches have completed the ACE Certification, from Level 1 to Level 3+ (Continuing Education), for each season. ALL Coaches MUST BE ACE Certified to be eligible to coach with the Wisconsin Twisters. Please contact DiAnna Johnson for further details on ACE Certification.

Congrats to our Twister Coaches! 




Saturday, June 18
State Champs!

*** Broncos Are State Champs!!! ***

Congrats to the Union Grove Broncos H.S. softball team on their 2011 Division 2 State Championship! The Twisters are well represented on the Broncos team by: Amber J. 18UBS, Alecia F. 18UBS, Toni DC. 18UBS, Emily DC. 16UGR, Megan Z. 18USP,  and Coach B. Johnson 18UBS.


All of our HS players have had an amazing season with their repective High School teams. Congratulations to ALL! 

 






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