Opening Day September 21st 2019

Updated Sunday September 15, 2019 by JML.

 

2019 Fall Season Opening Day (25th season)

When:  Saturday, September, 21st 2019, 10:00am
 

to Register a player online click here

(call your coach if you have any questions)

 

Opening Ceremony
10:00am - 11:30am
Brantley Park (Lew Brantley Field)
 

 

Practice Game
10:45am - 12:00am
Brantley Park (Lew Brantley Field)
 

 

Skills Competition
12:00am - 1:00pm
Brantley Park (Lew Brantley Field)

 

Opening Day Details:

Westside High School Color Guard will present our Nations flag - National Anthem.

League staff introductions and partner/sponsor recognition.

Special guests include Jacksonville's Manager of Disabled Services department, and possibly City Councilman Terrance Freeman.

Special presentation of our Legend Award to players that have reached our Legend Hall of Fame status.

Teams will be proudly grouped together on the field in formation.  Coaches will be introduced along with every member of the team one by one over the PA system.

Ceremonial throwing out the first pitch will kick off our season.

A one inning practice game following the ceremony with all teams participating.  Teams will be evenly divided and each player given one turn at bat.

Everyone enjoyed our Skills Competition last season so its back.   Players will compete in 4 categories: Throwing Accuracy, Hitting Accuracy, Catching and Home Run Derby. Competitors can earn 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in each category.

We look forward to having another great season!

 

Cary Hanson
President