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3rd Annual Hit-a-Thon

FCAA is hosting it's 3rd Annual Hit-A-Thon this fall to raise funds, so the association can make improvements to the facility, including more shade covers over seating areas.Last year was a huge success and we hope to make this year even better!

Players will log their hits SEPTEMBER 29th - OCTOBER 5th

Get those pledges today!


  • The HIT-A-THON will take place during practice by the coaches at practice.
  • 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 are accepted.
  • Donations will be accepted through October 8th

Pledges can be made through your team's personal link OR by clicking the link above and searching the coaches last name. Donations can also be made with cash or check (made to FCAA) turned in at the park to the coach.

Dates to Remember

1st Week of July: Online Registration Opens
August 31: In Park Registration 6pm-8pm
September 2: In Park Registration 9am-1pm
September 3: In Park Registration 1pm-3pm
September 4: Online Registration Closes
September 5: Late Fees Begin
September 15 and 16: Skills Evaluations (udated due to hurricane)
September 18: Practices Start
October 6: Party at the Park
October7: Opening Day
November 13: Play-offs Start

New Baseball BAT STANDARD (USABat) as of January 1, 2018

The new USA Baseball bat standard (USABat), which will apply to Babe Ruth Baseball/Cal Ripken Baseball,will be implemented on January 1, 2018, allowing the bat manufacturers sufficient time to bring these bats to the marketplace.

It is important to note there will be no change for Fall 2017 to youth baseball organizations’ bat rules. All bats, currently accepted for the respective leagues, remain permissible through December 31, 2017. Check out the link below for more information on the new bat standards.

FCAA All-Star Teams had an Amazing Summer!

Check out the All-Stars Tab to see how our teams did this summer! Accomplishments include 2 teams representing FCAA at the Southeast Regional Tournaments with 1-2nd place finish, 2 State Champions, 1 State Runner-Up, many District Champions, a City Champion, and countless Tournament 1st place Championships!  Great job players, coaches and families! #FCAASTRONG

Softball Clinic - September 4th - 8th

FCAA West is hosting a Softball Clinic September 4th - 8th
6U, 8U, and 10U - 6:00 - 7:30 pm
12U and 16U - 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Amazon Smile Supports FCAA

With Christmas right around the corner, we are happy to announce that Fort Caroline Athletic Association is now part of Amazon Smile!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support FCAA every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to FCAA

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You can use the same account on, including AmazonPrime, and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you need to select Fort Caroline Athletic Association to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.

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 2017 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 2016 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.


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.

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.

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.

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