The club is planning to field 3 x mixed senior teams (B, B-Res & E Grade) and 3 x mixed junior teams (U13, U15 and U17’s) in 2021.
WHAT ARE THE COSTS
Refer to attached Baseball Victoria (Insurance & Registration schedule) & Diamond Creek Baseball Club membership schedules, relative to whether player is a junior or senior aged player. SEE HERE
Required club merchandise – as per attached schedules.
Potential additional personal equipment -Playing pants, footwear (cleats), glove and bat (optional). Discuss with club person
depending on individual age group. Club is able to provide certain equipment on loan if costs are an issue.
Ausport - 11 Rushdale St, Knoxfield. (off Ferntree Gully Road)
K2 Baseball & Softball - 41 Gilbert Park Drive Knoxfield. (Off Ferntree Gully Road)
2021 PLAYING DATES
Seniors – Commences Saturday 17th April until late August, then 3 weeks of finals, finishing mid September.
Juniors – Commences Saturday 24th April until mid August, then 2 weeks of finals finishing early September. No games Queens
Birthday weekend (June) or middle weekend of term 2 school holidays (July).
GAME DAY – PLAYING TIMES
U/11 & U/13’s - Warm up 8.15am – game time 9.00 to 10.30 am at Mill Park Softball Centre, (South Morang Drive, Mill Park (off Childs Road)
U/15 & U/17’s - Warm up at 8.00am – game time 8.45 to 10.30 am - Club home and away venues to apply
Early games - Warm ups at 11.15 am - game time 12.15 to 2.15pm - Club home & away venues to apply
Late games - warm up 1.30pm - game time 2.40 to 4.40pm - Club home & away venues to apply
TRAINING - as per attached training schedules
T-BALL - typically runs for 8 to 10 weeks from April 16th to June 18th 2021 at Campbell St Reserve on Friday evenings from 6 to 7pm.
JUNIOR AGE-GROUP CUTOFFS
A child is eligible for an age group provided they have not turned that age by 30th September. eg. If a child is still 14 as at 30th
September, then he/she is eligible to play under-15s that year
Under 17s is expected to be reclassified as “17 and under” in 2021. Confirmation early April.