Congratulations to everyone - Have a great season!
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These things are possible because of our fundraisers. Please help out by purchasing a $20 Raffle ticket and give yourself a chance to win a:
Drawing will be at the parent meeting April 2nd, 2015 @6:30
To get a ticket contact any board member: Click Here
April 1, 2015
The North Star Baseball League is a continuation of Community Ed/Recreational baseball. It is run by MYAS (Minnesota Youth Athletic Services) . There are no tryouts. Players are placed on a team by simply registering. Teams consist of 12 – 15 players depending on the number of players registered. There are two age groups. Players are either on 7th grade (13U) or 8th/9th grade (14u/15U). The season consists of 16 regular season games and there are no tournaments unless infividual teams decide to register for tournaments on their own. Tournaments are not included in registration fee. Additional information can be found at the MYAS website.
As many parents know in the FLBA community, one of the biggest struggles has been finding ways to upgrade the fields since FLBA does not own a single field. This feedback has been heard and FLBA has worked hard to make a difference. Last year, FLBA was able to lead an effort logistically/financially and work with the city to get Fenway 5 upgraded. And all feedback was exceptional.
The most problematic field for FLBA has been the 13 Year old's since its the only age group that has the 70 feet distance for bases. In the past, all efforts have fallen short to upgrade the Century Field #21 for the almost unplayable environment.
However, FLBA (represented by Colleen Peterson, Steve Voss, & Natalka Hertaus) got on the September 16 agenda for the Forest Lake Park Board meeting and presented a field upgrade to 1 of the Kuhlenkamp fields to turn it into the new FLBA 13 year old field. The idea was approved!
Quickly the issue was: could the work get done before the MN weather so that it could be ready for 2015?
Within 2 weeks time...the FLBA board was able to get multiple bids for the work, have an off cycle adhoc vote to Approve spending the money; This was possible due to FLBA fundraising with the Gun Raffle, Signage, and website spots, and these things provided the money to vest in this field and now....the construction changes and field upgrades are complete and ready for the 2015 season!
Thanks Wilcox for your continued partnership with FLBA