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Welcome to Champlin Park Fastpitch Association!

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2020 Winter Hitting Clinic Registration

Space is limited - register your child soon!

This year we are offering our hitting clinics through P5 in Coon Rapids (near Northtown Mall).

The clinic is designed to work on the fundamentals of hitting and is open to all levels at the various age groups. 

The Clinic will be 8 weeks and cost is $175 per player. 

Clinics hours:
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 and Feb 4, 11, 18
8U and 10U: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
12U and older: 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Feb 25
8U and 10U: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
12U and older: 8:00pm to 9:00pm

About P5:
Beautiful New Location!
HitTrax Technology
Dedicated Fastpitch Coaches (with the help of our own CPFA coaches to keep costs down as much as possible)

Address:
40 Coon Rapids Blvd 
Coon Rapids, MN  55448

Please wear tennis shoes, bring a helmet and bat (if you have one).


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.

If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Champlin Park Fastpitch Association in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  1. If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android device.
  2. View Settings and select AmazonSmile.
  3. Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process.

If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, update your App. Click here for instructions.

AmazonSmile is not currently available for iOS users. We will notify AmazonSmile charities when it becomes available.


Youth 1st Award Winners

Congratulations to our Rebels Classic Youth 1st award winners!


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


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