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					                General House League Information                      IMPORTANT DATES TO SCHEDULE                                                          2011 EYSA SOFTBALL REGISTRATION
Teams are created using the 2010-2011 school year. Our goal
is that all players receive equal and fair playing time in each       January 28          Online Registration opens
                                                                                                                                                           Player’s Name
game throughout the season. In an effort to field more equally                                                              Note: Entry above will be printed on back of jersey.
talented teams, the EYSA has decided to use an Equidraft
system for Grades 4-8. Players will be assessed by EYSA               April 1             Last day of Registration without $10 Late Fee assessment         Address                                                Zip
coaches and board members during the annual skills clinic.
Each player's skill level will be ranked on pitching, throwing,       April 8             Registration closes                                              Current Grade           School
catching, fielding, hitting and general athleticism. Results of       April 16            Skills Clinic for grades 4 - 8 HS field house (grading)
these rankings will be kept confidential and only be used in          April 19            Coaches Clinic at Valley View South                              Parent #1 Name
assembling teams for the 2011 season. As has been our                 April 30            Coaches Meeting at Concord Elementary Gym
practice in the past, EYSA will continue to honor 'friends request'                       Game schedules & team bags will be distributed                   Email                                      Phone
for girls who want to play with their friends, as well as assemble                        immediately after meeting
teams based on school, particularly at the elementary grade                               Skills Clinic for K – 8 at High School Field House               Parent #2 Name
levels.                                                               April 26            Skills and Drills Begin for grades K - 5
Each player receives a team jersey (which may not be altered).                                                                                             Email                                      Phone
Players provide their own gloves and wear either tennis shoes or      May 2               Scrimmages begin for grades K - 5
non-metal cleats. Batting helmets, bats and balls are provided,                           6th - 8th grade games begin                                      Mutual Friend Request
though families are welcome to provide their own if desired.          May 9               K – 5 grade games begin                                          NOTE: Players are allowed ONE mutual request and both players must
                                                                                                                                                           request each other.
   K – 3rd grade will have a year-end Game at Van Valkenburg
    Park                                                              July 3 – 9          No games scheduled                                                               (Youth) 4-6____ 8-10____ 12-14____
                                                                      July 4              Edina July 4th Parade (tentative)                                Shirt Size:
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    4 - 8 grade teams will participate in a year-end round-robin      July 20             End of Year Coaches Dinner                                                       (Adult) S____M____L____XL____
    EYSA tournament at Van Valkenburg Park                            July 23             Grades K- 3 End of Year Game at Van Valkenburg Park
                                                                                          (medals given)
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    6 - 8 grade teams will participate Edina’s league and have                                                                                             I will help as a…
                                                                      July 22-23          EYSA Tournament for 4th through 8th grade
    a few games against Richfield                                                                                                                          _____Coach: Name
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    9 - 12 graders will form 1 or 2 Edina teams and will play
    against each other as well as 3-4Richfield teams.                                     Season Softball Schedule                                         _____Board Member: Name
                                                                                                                                                           _____Volunteer, as needed: Name
                  New Travel Program for 2011                             Kindergarten and First Grade will play Thursday Nights (T-ball & coach pitch)
This league will promote more competitive play. Travel players            Second and Third Grade will play Monday and Wednesday Nights                                           REGISTRATION FEES
must commit to 3 extra game nights, additional practices, and 3            (Coach Pitch and Tee)                                                           _____$80
                                                                                                                                                                              K – 1 Grade League
tournaments. (1 in June and 2 in July) We ask for $50.00 to               Fourth and Fifth will play Tuesday and Thursday Nights (Player Pitch)           _____$95
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                                                                                                                                                                              2 - 12 Grade (All Leagues)
cover the cost. 14U: age 15 or younger before 12/31/11                    Sixth, Seventh & Eighth will play double-headers on Monday Nights               _____$50           Travel Grades 5 – 8 (optional)
                 12U: age 13 or younger before 12/31/11                                                                                                    _____$10           Late Fee (assessed after April 1st)
                                                                      *** Only one day per week until School is out for Summer ***                         _____              TOTAL
                    EYSA 2010 Gold Sponsors                                                                                                                          *** Mail by April 1st to avoid Late Fee assessment ***
                                                                                                    Sponsorships                                                                                                          th
                                                                                                                                                                    ** Late registrations will be accepted through April 8 **
• Concord Technologies                    • Dairy Queen               $100         Bronze Level: name in all EYSA publications
• Fishbowl Solutions Inc.                 • General Sports            $250         Silver Level: Bronze + EYSA website banner ad                           Register On-line:
                                                                      $500         Gold Level: Silver + name on jersey of a team                           or mail a check payable to “EYSA” along with the signed Registration
                                                                                                                                                           form to:
          For more information visit us at or send us an email at
                                                                                   Please inquire about additional                                                       Edina Park and Recreation Department
                                                                                                                                                                                  4801 West 50 Street
                                                    sponsorship opportunities.                                                                      Edina, MN 55424
                 Parents must sign this waiver                                                                              HAVE FUN GIRLS !!
                                                                                                                             PLAY SOFTBALL
      Waiver to City of Edina & Youth Softball Association
In consideration of your acceptance of me or my child as a participant in the
Edina Recreation Program, I hereby waive all claims against the City of Edina,
its employees and agents, and release the City of Edina, its employees and
agents, from all claims for injuries suffered by me or my child incidental to,
connected with, or arising out of the recreational activities for which I am or my                                  EDINA GIRLS SLOW-PITCH
child is enrolled, including injuries suffered as a result of negligence by the City of
Edina or its employees or agents, but not including injuries suffered as a result of                                   2011 REGISTRATION
their willful or intentional misconduct or gross negligence.

I do hereby waiver, release, absolve, indemnify and agree to hold harmless the
Edina Youth Softball Association (EYSA), its Board of Directors, members,
organizers, sponsors, coaches, supervisors, participants and persons
transporting my child to or from activities, from and against any claims out of
injury or harm to my child incidental to , connected with or arising out of EYSA

I give my approval to my child’s participation in all EYSA activities during the
current season. I understand that the program described herein for which I have
enrolled or for what I have given my child’s permission, may be hazardous and
that injuries may occur in the normal course of participation or instruction and I
assume all risk and hazards incidental to me or my child’s participation including
transportation to and from activities.

I understand and acknowledge that the EYSA and the City of Edina has no
medical or health insurance covering me or my child.

I agree to return upon request the equipment issued to me or my child in as good
condition as when received, except for normal wear and tear.

Does the participant (athlete) have any disability, allergy, or special need of
which we should be aware of: Yes______________No______________
If yes, please explain______________________________________________
The city of Edina & EYSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations
and accessibility for all residents. If you require a sign language interpreter, or
assistance to register, please contact the Adaptive Rec. Supervisor @ 952-826-
0433, (TYY 952-826-0379). To assure we meet your accessibility needs, contact                                   The Edina Youth Softball Association (EYSA) offers “house-
us 3 weeks prior to program start is desired.                                                                   league”, slow-pitch softball for Edina girls in grades
I will furnish a birth certificate of the participant upon request of League officials.                         Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. EYSA goals include
                                                                                                                having fun, teaching the rules and skills of softball, and
Parent Signature_________________________________________                                                       encouraging good sportsmanship, teamwork and building self-
                                                                                          Edina Park and Rec.

                                                                                          Edina, MN 55424

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about the private data we are requiring on our forms. Private data is available to
you, but not to the public. This information can be shared with the EYSA board                                          Registration due by March 25th!
members, coaches, and other persons deemed necessary. You can withhold
this data, but we may not be able to complete your registration and/or you may
not receive updated program information.                                                                         On-line registration and more information

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