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2019 NEW YEAR THROWDOWN

Sunday, January 6th
Who: 14U, 16U, 18U Teams
Grades: 8 - 12
Cost: $600 per Team
$100 per individual
Showcase Attendees receive a $50 discount on the New Year Throwown. To receive the discount use the Coupon Code provided in your Showcase confirmation email while registering for the New Year Throwdown.

Print Brochure & Schedule (PDF)

Camp is open to any and all high school or 14U/16U/18U travel teams or individuals, provided all participants are in grades 8-12 (Class of 2023-2019). Teams will play four 1 hour, 20-minute games (3 x1:20), with instruction before, during, and after the games.  Registration will be online via MyOnlineCamp.  If online registration is not an option, please email ejohns54@kent.edu for alternate options.

Location: Kent State University Fieldhouse
2227 Summit St. Kent, OH 44242

What to bring:
Items needed for softball – uniform (pants are recommended), indoor shoes, cleats, glove, bats, helmets, catchers gear, etc. No metal cleats allowed.
Lunch/Snacks – lunch will not be provided, but there will be concessions on site and food items may be brought in or delivered to the fieldhouse

Structure:
→ The KSU Field House allows two games to be played at the same time with three outfielders
→ Games will last 1 hour, 20 minutes, with a ten-minute transition time between games
→ Three rounds of games, with instruction from KSU coaches & players before, during, and after games
→ Unlimited substitutions with the option of hitting 10 batters
→ Kent State Softball Players/Alumni will serve as umpires

Instructors:
→ Kent State Coaches as well as current & former KSU players will serve as umpires, instructors, and evaluators

Schedule: Format is subject to change
  Field 1 Field 2 Cage 1 Cage 2
9:00 - 10:15 A B C D    
10:20 - 11:35 E A G H    
11:40 - 12:55 D E A C B v J  
1:00 - 2:15 B D H I A v F C v G
2:20 - 3:35 F G J E D v H  
3:40 - 4:55 J F B C E v I  
5:00 - 6:15 I J F H    
6:20 - 7:35 G I        
             
             
Teams            
A            
B            
C            
D            
E            
F            
G            
H            
I            
J            

Insurance & Medical Information: Kent State University has purchased insurance for each participant that will cover injury over and above the primary insurance coverage. A first aid provider will be on duty.  Minor injuries will be treated at Robinson Memorial Hospital. Each participant must have a KSU medical care form signed by a parent/legal guardian in order to participate. One will be e-mailed to you. You may also get the forms off the KSU web page.

Refunds: Individuals - Your camp fee, less a $25.00 non-refundable administrative fee, will be refunded without questions if you cancel before December 24th, 2018 at 11:59 PM. At any time after that date, a refund less a $35.00 administrative fee will be made for medical reasons and extenuating circumstances. If it is a medical reason it must be accompanied by a signed medical statement from your physicians. If no request is made before camp begins, NO refund will be given, including no-shows.
Teams - $200 non-refundable.

Questions: For additional information on camp, please contact Emma Johnson at ejohns54@kent.edu or the Kent State Softball Office at 330-672-8431.

All Kent State camps or clinics are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).