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P.O. Box 125, Stafford, Virginia 22555

Stafford American Legion Post 290

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL


2019 Coaches, Volunteer, and Tournament Planning Meeting

Next Meeting TBA

A Coaches, Volunteer and Tournament Planning meeting will be held TBD @ 7pm, at the Post, for anyone interested in coaching or assisting with concessions, field maintenance, etc. for the 2019 American Legion baseball season.  This will be our 3rdd  meeting  for anyone that wants to help with this year’s Department Baseball Tournament(s).  We will be hosting the 2019 Junior Department Championship Tournament during the week of 30 July - 4 August but the planning for successful events begins now!


Stafford American Legion Post 290 – 2019 Baseball Tryouts

Tryouts will be held at American Legion Sports Complex,1151 Mountain View Road

Nationals (Senior Team 19U) & Patriots (Junior Team 17U)

(Comprised of Students/Players from Colonial Forge High School & Stafford High School)

May 28th – 5:30pm - 8:30pm

May 29th – Rain Date - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Americans (Senior Team 19U) & Virginians (Junior Team 17U)

(Comprised of Students/Players from North Stafford, Mountain View & Brooke Point High Schools)

May 30th – 5:30 – 8:30pm

May 31st – Rain Date - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Anyone unable to make their respective tryout date should e-mail staffordpost290baseball@gmail.com with the reason you cannot attend. We will evaluate your situation and respond back to you.

If anyone wishing to tryout and does not go to school at any of the high schools listed above, please e-mail the player’s name, current high school or if home schooled, current address (so we can plot it to see what the closest Stafford county high school is as well as verify there is not a Post that already covers your address or school) to staffordpost290baseball@gmail.com.

National Form #2 Player Indemnification Agreement (link below) must have the Player’s signature and date in the proper space. Parents/Guardian’s signatures must appear on the Form #2, and it must be notarized before a Notary Public. Please try to have it notarized prior to coming to the field for tryouts. It should be free of charge at many places, like your bank, etc. If they want to charge you or you are unable to have your form notarized prior to coming to your tryout date, please bring your identification with you to tryouts. If you are 18 or older, you will have to sign in front of our notary. If you are under 18, please have your parents come so they can sign the form in front of the notary also.  You will not be able to tryout until this form is completed and notarized.

We will have a Notary; However, getting it done before tryouts will help us keep on schedule.

https://www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/player_indemnification.pdf

Post 290 Home Schedule - TBD


 

 

Click here to review the American Legion guidelines for implementing the policy and providing oversight of Risk Managament for Protection of Youth.

 


 

Background Checks for American Legion Baseball Managers, Coaches and Volunteers

ANYONE working with an American Legion Post Baseball team who deals with the players must submit a background investigation request utilizing the form available at the link below.  There are three categories requiring this action:  Coaches, Managers and Volunteers.
 
Background checks need to be accomplished before any tryouts can be held.
 
 

 

Since 1925, The American Legion has sponsored a nationwide youth baseball program. During these past seven decades, millions of young players have enjoyed playing baseball. The American Legion and their 2.8 million members have raised millions of dollars each year for players to learn the importance of teamwork, discipline, leadership and good sportsmanship. The American Legion sponsors American Legion Baseball to give players an opportunity to develop their skills, personal fitness, leadership qualities and to have fun.

American Legion Code of Sportsmanship

I will:

Keep the Rules; Keep Faith with my teammates; Keep my temper; Keep myself fit; Keep a Stout heart in defeat; Keep my pride under in victory; Keep a sound soul; A clean mind; And a Healthy body

This site is dedicated to providing information about the program to the managers, coaches, and players.

 

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