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Upcoming Important Dates for Fall 2022

Fall Season Important Dates:

- August 19 - 6:00-8:00pm Rec Ball Evals and In Park Registration (Baseball and Softball)
- August 20 - 9:00-11:00am Rec Ball Evals and In Park Registration (Baseball and Softball)
- August 28 - Practices Begin
- September 10 - 8:00-12:00 Park Work Day
- September 16 - 6:30 Party at the Park
- September 17 - Team Pictures (Baseball and Softball)
- September 17 - Opening Day
- September 18 - 5:30-7:00pm Prospective Cooperstown Parent Meeting
- September 21 - 6:30pm 12u Advanced Baseball/Cooperstown Mandatory Player evaluation
- September 22 - 6:30pm 12u Advanced Baseball/Cooperstown Mandatory Player evaluation
- September 24 - 6:30pm 12u Advanced Baseball/Cooperstown Mandatory Player evaluation
- September 25 - All Leagues Advanced Baseball Evaluations
- October 1 - Rec Ball Shut Down **Rainout Make-up Day, No Advanced Games Scheduled**
- October 22 - End of Rec ball regular season (Baseball)
- October 24 - Single Elimination end of season tournament begins (Run M-F, finish mid-following week)
- October 29 - Rec Ball Shut down for FL/GA

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT

There have been some major things happening behind the scenes at FCAA and this one is HUGE!

Starting Spring 2022 FCAA is excited to announce: Bambino Buddy Ball!

Bambino Buddy-Ball is for boys, girls and young adults, ages 5-20, with mental and/or physical disabilities that have the desire to play organized, non-competitive baseball. ⚾️

Amazon Smile Supports FCAA

Fort Caroline Athletic Association is 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 smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, 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 smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You can use the same account on Amazon.com, 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 (smile.amazon.com), 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 smile.amazon.com 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 2022 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 2021 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

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

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 351135, Jacksonville, FL 32235-1135.

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)