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2016 Fall Baseball and Softball Online Registration is Open!

Sign-up today by using the Registration Link on the tab to the right!

Dates to Remember

July 4th: Fall ONLINE Registration is OPEN
September 1st, 3rd & 4th: In Park Registration
September 6th: Late Registration Fees Applied
September 9th & 10th: Skills Evaluations
September 17th: Park Work Day

September 26th-30th: Hit-a-Thon
October 1st: Opening Day

2nd Annual Hit-A-Thon Sept. 26th-30th

The 2nd Annual Hit-a-Thon will be take place again this fall! Hits will be logged during practice by the coaches from September 26th-30th. The money raised will help the association make improvements to the facility including more shade covers over seating areas. Last year was a huge success, we hope this year is even better. Ask your coach for more information!

How it works:

  • Players ask family and friends to pledge an amount for each ball hit.
  • Each player will get 20 swings to hit the ball.
  • The number of hits will be recorded and the pledges will be calculated.
  • Flat donations will be accepted
  • A website will be provided to log pledges

Prizes:

- 1st Place Team: Up to $150 toward end of the year party. (team must meet minimum of $1000 in donations)
- All INDIVIDUALS who raise $500 or more will receive a FREE registration at FCAA for next season.
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Any INDIVIDUAL raising $350 or more will receive a discount of 50% off their  next seasons registration.

 

 

2016 All Stars

Over the summer the All-Star teams worked hard and made FCAA proud! Check out the All Stars page on the left nav bar to see what those teams accomplished!

6 District Champions or State Qualifiers, 1 City Champion, 1 State Runner -up, 2 State Champions and a 3rd place finish at Southeast Regionals!  Hey, Hey What do you say?...FCAA!

Volunteer Badges

ALL Coaches, Assistant Coaches, and Team Parent(s) must be listed on a Team Roster to apply for a COJ Volunteer Badge.

The City of Jacksonville and FCAA requires all Coaches, Assistant Coaches, and Team Parent(s) to have a COJ Volunteer Badge each year. If you plan on coaching, being assistant coach and/or anticipate helping on the field during practice, in the dugout or on the field during the season you must be listed on a team's roster to receive a 2016 COJ Badge. Contact the COJ Parks and Recreation Department to schedule an appointment to apply for a badge. Badges will be picked up by the a FCAA representative and handed out. Once you receive your badge it must be worn at all times when interacting with players. 

If you have a badge from 2015 you will need to fill out a Continuation Form and return to the Athletic Director at least 3 weeks before the season begins. Click the link below to download the Continuation Form.

If you don't have a badge you need to send your name and team name to the Head Coach, as soon as possible. The info will be turned into the League Director. Your request for a badge will only be considered if it comes from a League Director. Your name will be placed on a list with the COJ which will allow you to make an appointment to receive a badge. If your name is not on the list you will not be allowed, by the COJ, to receive a badge.


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Where is FCAA Located?

FCAA East (Ed Austin Regional Park - District 2 Park)
11751 McCormick Road. Jacksonville, FL 32225

Near the intersection of McCormick Road and Monument Road. Across the street from the PAL Building.

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 351135, Jacksonville, FL 32225-1135.

Softball
FCAA West (formerly Lake Lucina)

6527 Merrill Road, Jacksonville, FL 32277

For a quicker response, email a board members or league director. Emails can be found on the FCAA Board tab.

Phone Number: 564-2080 (however, messages are not checked regularly best to send emails to board members or league directors)

Bat Rules Updated for 2016 Play

See the attached document regarding league bats for use of play in all Cal Ripken and Babe Ruther (baseball and softball) league and tournament play.

You can access the latest information at the following URL as well.

www.baberuthleague.org/bat-rules.aspx

CDC Heads Up Concussion Training

Heads Up Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, 30 minute, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion.