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Welcome to Champlin Park Fastpitch Association!

Please click on the links and like our CP Fastpitch Page on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to receive updates throughout the year.  GO REBELS!


Rebels Classic T-Shirt Online Store

The web store is now live and ready for orders.
 
 
Select your item, add it to your cart, and then you will be prompted to fill in your player number AND the location you wish to pickup your order.  NOTE - if you do not indicate what location to pickup from we will default to the Champlin Park High School location.
 
At checkout please select "In Store Pickup" so you will not be charged for shipping.
 
Web store will be open from Thursday June 6 through Sunday June 16th at 11:59pm.  Orders will be brought to the location you have selected and will be held at the 'check in' areas.  
 
IMPORTANT:  Tornado Alley will be on-site at Champlin High School doing shirts, Hoodies and player numbers but will have limited inventory. In order to guarantee you get the size and color item you want PLEASE order online.     
Samples

Samples


Easy fundraising for our Association

Please consider shopping at www.smile.amazon.com. A portion of your purchase will be donated to our Association.

You must shop from the unique www.smile.amazon.com address rather than the regular Amazon.com site or app AND choose the "Champlin Park Fastpitch Association" non-profit option.


BWW fundraiser to benefit the CPHS softball teams

Any time you eat at Buffalo Wild Wings in Champlin and mention you support the CPHS Girls Softball Teams, a portion of your purchase will be donated to the CP Diamond Club. This fundraiser runs through the summer.


Season expectations

Try-out process

  • No refunds after team determination
  • Closed try-outs (parents cannot watch)
  • Coaches observe try-outs, but do not evaluate
  • Evaluators are independent volunteers

Schedule

  • We will begin practices as soon as we can get on the fields (usually mid-April)
  • Games begin early May (coaches will provide exact schedules)
    • Expect one game/week while school is in session and two games/week at the end of the season once school is out of session
    • Games are double headers beginning at 6:15
    • You will have to travel to games in other communities within our Northwest region
  • Practices are at the coach’s discretion, but usually twice per week
  • Tournaments
    • The Association fees include registration entries into our home tournament, one tournament at your coach’s discretion, State qualifiers, and the State tournament.
    • Your coach may choose to register for additional tournaments. The team covers these fees. Higher-level teams typically enter an additional 3-5 tournaments; the lower teams do fewer. The individual fees depend on how many players are on the team and how much each tournament costs.
  • 10U/12U Qualifiers - June 28-30
  • 10U/12U State - July 13-14
  • 14U/16U/18U Qualifiers- July 13-14
  • 14U/16U/18U States - July 20-21
  • USA Softball Nationals - July 25-28 (not all teams participate in this)

 

Fees – while we have our registration fees, some teams opt for some of the extras noted below

  • Regular fees
    • $150 8U
    • $250 first year
    • $350 returning player
  • Team Banner: Some teams opt to buy a team banner. This cost is also divided amongst the team members.
  • Jersey Lettering: Some teams opt to put last names on their jerseys. Individuals pay the per letter cost of their name.
  • Pictures: It is optional for you to purchase individual/team photos.
  • Nationals
    • If your team qualifies, you do not need to pay the entrance fee, but there are other costs
    • Team splits the cost of the gate fees and NAFA registration (2018 = $230)
    • Gift bags: each team exchanges gift bags with the first team they play (usually $10-15 each)
    • Costumes: teams do a group costume for the parade
    • Pins: Players trade pins with other players. Plan on $2/pin (usually a bit less than that)
    • For example, a team’s total for Nationals in 2018 was $56.94

 

Volunteer hours

  • We are a volunteer-based organization and rely on families doing volunteer hours to manage our fields, concessions, and our tournament
  • We will offer an option to “buy out” of your volunteer obligation
  • We will have more information on this at the player-parent meeting

 

Fundraiser

  • We do have a mandatory fundraiser that funds field improvements, new training equipment, and to help control registration fees

2019 Coach Application Open

The application for 2019 team coaches is now open. We value our volunteer coaches - without you, we would not have a program! Please consider donating your time and talents to making our program first class.

Please apply through this link: https://cpfastpitch.sportngin.com/register/form/570930559



Organization Mission

The primary objective of this site is to serve our membership and improve communications. Our Association seeks to provide a community and volunteer-driven program to promote the growth and development of our players. Our Association works to promote a fun, fair, and safe environment that maximizes participation and improves players' skills while developing sportsmanship, teamwork, and self-confidence