SEASON 2021/22

Welcome to returning players and new players to Carine Cats Softball and to the 2021/2022 summer season of softball.  There have been some changes in the Registration procedures for this season.

To be able to play this season players will need to complete a 2 Step registration process:

  1. Step 1 – Club Fees Payment/Registration

Click on Softball Registration link and click on ‘Register Now ‘ button’

You will be taken to a login page:

  • If you are a new member click on ‘Sign Up’ and complete all details including the 3 declarations. You will then be direct to payment via PayPal using either your PayPal account or a credit card.
  • If you are an existing member you will need to login with a login code and password.

To obtain Login click on ‘Forgot my Login’ and it will be sent to the email address that is on file.

Next click on ‘Forgot my Password’ enter your email address and Login and you will be sent a link to reset your password.  Once you have resent your password press Update.

You will be taken back to ‘Existing Player page’, add your login and password to the required fields and click ‘Login’.

Player information should come up, change or add any information needed.

Then press ‘Continue to Register’ and this will take you to the declaration page, complete and press proceed.  Add the registration amounts for the player grades and press  ’Next’

Press the PayPal button for all payments.  You can choose to pay with a credit or debit card or if you have a PayPal account choose login.  Follow the PayPal directions for payment.

You can now update or add any other changes to your player profile with the    login code and password you have at any time during the season.

  1. Step 2 – Softball Australia Registration

All players will need to register with Softball Australia through their new database called RevSport.  Players are required to pay their capitation/insurance fees at the time of registration.

Once the Men’s Winter Softball season is completed, Softball Australia will open the database for the Summer season registration.  If you register with Carine Cats you will be sent a link to the Softball Australia database registration for Carine Cats.

Softball Australia insurance/registration fees are:

Seniors – $44.30        Juniors – $21.50       Officials – $34.00

Carine Fees for the 2021/2022 Summer Competition are:

Juniors – U14 – $140

Juniors – U16 – $150

Seniors – $255

Premier Leaque –  $195

Summer Mens & Womens Masters/Vets – $195

Carine fees include registration, equipment, junior uniform playing top (junior teams only), ground usage fees, team fees and end of season trophies.

Player fees can also be paid by the following – please contact Softball Registrar for more information:

  • As a direct credit to Carine Cats bank account,
  • Cash/cheque via Softball Registrar
  • By setting up a Payment Plan

Should any players require adjusted fees (ie FIFO workers) or wish to set up a Payment Plan are to contact Cheryl Poustie, Softball Registrar directly on 0412 883 194 or 9447 4914 or by email at softballregistrar@carinecats .com.au regarding payment of fees.

For players wishing to play in both a senior and junior team:

  1.  there will be a levy payable for the second team. Players will be advised of the levy once they have been allocated to a senior team.
  2. Please forward a written request to play in both a junior and senior team to either Kerry Rispoli or Cheryl Poustie.

 KIDSPORT

KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 years, whose parents hold a valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $150 per calendar year towards club fees.  The Kidsport payment goes direct to the registered Kidsport Club participating in the project through their Local Government.  Application voucher can be found online under Kidsport website or contact Kerry Rispoli or Cheryl Poustie.

PREMIER LEAGUE

Players wishing to be considered for Carine Premier League Team are to to provide, in writing, an “Expression of Interest” to this effect.  A Premier League pre-season training session will be organised following and a time and date will be advised at a later date.

PRE-SEASON TRAINING/GRADING

Team Nominations for the summer season are lodged in early September and Carine pre-season training and grading is COMPULSORY for Juniors and will be held at Birralee Upper Oval (cnr Beatrice Street and Shaw Avenue, Innaloo).  The following are dates available to fit around Mens Winter Softball which is usually played at Birralee.

JUNIORS:  For U14’s, U16’s and U18’s on Sunday 15 and 22 August, 9.30 to 11.30am.

SENIORS:  Sunday 15 and 22 August 11.30am to 1pm        

If you are unable to attend please advise Registrar< Cheryl Poustie, on 0412 883 194, or 9447 4914, or Kerry Rispoli 0408 484 662 or 9448 4662.

Please wear appropriate sports wear (especially if cold and wet) and bring a water bottle, hat, jacket and your GLOVE.

Any grading requested are to be in writing to Softball Registrar at softballregistrar@carinecats.com.au and will be referred to a grading group for consideration and will be dependent on individual circumstances.

TEAM ALLOCATION EVENING – TUESDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2021 at Birralee Club rooms, cnr Beatrice Street and Shaw Road, Innaloo.

JUNIORS:  6.30pm sharp                         SENIORS:  7.30pm

Please Note:  No uniform pieces will be sold on this night.  A date in early October will be advised for uniform sales and on training nights up to the season start.

 ORIENTATION EVENING – for coaches, managers and scorers

TUESDAY 14 September at Birralee Club Rooms, cnr Beatrice Street and Shaw Avenue, Innaloo.

Coaches, managers and scorers are requested to attend so that specific information on the upcoming season can be distributed and explained.

Specialized sessions in pitching, catching will be advised in due course.  Scoring Clinic will be scheduled prior to season commencement for new scorers or those wishing to brush up on their skills.  Softball WA usually run a scoring clinic before season start.  Please advise Kerry or Cheryl if you are interested in these courses.

COACHES – All persons wishing to coach a team from U14s to Seniors this season are to provide, in writing, an “Expression of Interest” to coach to Kerry Rispoli or Cheryl Poustie outlining qualification, previous teams coached and possible grades interested in coaching this season.  Expressions of Interest will be referred to the Grading Group and Softball Committee for ratification.

UMPIRES – The Softball Division no longer covers plate umpiring costs and the onus falls back on the teams to take up a small collection from the players.  Each team to roster their players to undertake base umpiring in grade below that in which they play.

For junior teams Hank is happy to cover plates – $40 per plate.  Depending on the fixtures and the number of teams in each age group Hank will try to cover as many plates on the club’s behalf.

PSL will ask for plate umpires for the umpire’s pool.  If you are new to softball umpiring and would like to be a part of this plate umpires pool you will receive $40 per game, excellent training is available.  Please contact softballchairperson@carinecats.com.au or mobile 0408 484 662.

SUPPORT CREW – Anyone interest in being part of the Softball Committee would be welcome.  Committee meets on the second Monday of the month at 7.30pm.

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