Genesis Sports Complex
League Play-HIGH SCHOOL 2022
MISSION STATEMENT- The baseball program is created as a safe and competitive environment for the players, a turnkey operation for the coaches, enjoyable atmosphere and experience for the parents, all working towards the goal of building our next generation of leaders through sport and community service.
League Divisions: 15U, 16U and 18U. We will be taking up to 30 teams combined for all divisions. Each division must have minimum 6 teams for a division to be played. All teams will be able to send in registration on December 1, 2021. We will keep updating teams on the website as they register to play. This being our 3rd year we might fill up the 1st day or never reach capacity. Registration is time stamped for any confusion. Talk with Scott if you have any questions.
Safety and Insurance- “League Play” feels that player safety is the most important part of any sport. Each player is required to act in a way that promotes safety, not only for themselves, but their teammates and opponents as well. Each player participates in this program at his or her own risk. All coaches, fans, and parents are also entering the complex at their own risk. Genesis Sports Complex and all of its affiliates including Scott Martin are not liable for any injuries, foul balls or other damage occurring at the complex. It is the sole responsibility of the player or player’s parents to ensure that some type of medical insurance covers their player.
Competition- “League Play” is designed to be a competitive league for teams. The league is played on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s we will start June 14th go every week until July 26th . We will have 1 week off July 5th for Showcase/Combine. This will be 6 weeks of double headers or 12 games. This will allow for teams to keep playing games through tournaments in June and July. WE WILL NOT PLAY MONDAY OR THURSDAY’S. The games times are 3:30pm, 5:45pm and 8:00pm. 3 teams on each field per night. (A Vs. B), (A Vs. C) and (B Vs. C). Two umpires on the field.
Coaches- Coaches will be expected to lead their team both on and off the field. Getting ejected from the game is part of Baseball. Getting ejected with F’bombs or the like will result in suspension.
Communication- Each team is required to have at least 3 emails that are current and that are monitored on a timely basis. “League Play” communicates through email and it is imperative that communication during the season is done on a regular basis.
Weather- There are three ways to learn about rain delays or cancellations. 1st- Our website will have information on the site when inclement weather is effecting play and 2nd Coaches, Parents and fans can “Like” us on Facebook and 3rd the coaches on record will receive an email if we cancel any games. We do not make decision until 4pm of game day. We usually do not get rained out but we do however get “lightning out” We are playing on turf so expect most games to be played but the lightning will be a big factor.
League Championship- “League Play” will crown league champions for the 2022 season. 1st place teams in each “single” division will receive costume T-shirts designed by their own team. “League Play” championship will be decided by the following: 1) Win/loss percentage 2) Head to head record 3) total runs allowed 4) Total runs scored 5) Coin toss. It is the responsibility of both teams to turn in their scores on a game by game basis. The league championship will be decided on July 28th, 2022) regardless of the amount of games played. You also must keep a “Gamechanger” of the game. www.gc.com This is a FREE service that will allow you to post scores.
Registration and Payment- Coaches/Teams register full teams. Team registration is a first come, first served basis. No spots will be held. A team is fully registered and locked in when $1950 is paid and registration is complete. If you need help with payment plan for an individual you can contact Scott Martin and he will help if possible.
Each team in the league will get 50% off two tournaments at Genesis Sports Complex. June 2-5 High School Kick Off Classic ($445.00 Savings) and July 28-31 ICT Open. ($395 Savings). Must be registered and paid by March 31st, 2022 for discount. (NO EXCEPTIONS) These tournaments will have several out of town teams getting in and cannot wait for league teams
Schedule and Times- The games will be played on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s. Your team will play one double header per week. League starts last Tuesday June 14th and runs until July 26th. If we lose any games we will make up the games on Sunday Nights. The league guarantees 12 games. After the schedule is posted any cancellations by the team WILL NOT BE MADE UP. The games times will be 3:30pm, 5:45pm and 8:00pm. If schedules and times change will be the sole discretion of league director to make better for entire league.
Roster- Every coach must supply a team roster to the league with names and numbers of each player. Each team roster will be available to all coaches in their respective division. If a player is added to the roster the coach must email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the player playing in any game.
Refunds- There will be no refunds on uniforms, practice times or anything other than registration fees. There will be no exceptions or alterations to the policy. Understand that when you pay registration fees you are part of a “Team” and refunds not only effect the team they effect the league. Just make sure when you pay you are committed to the team and league.
If a team does not have ANY PRACTICES, the team will receive 70% back
If a team practices, but does not play in a game, the team will receive 40% back
If a team plays in any game with the team, including tournaments or league play, the team will not receive a refund.
Any Natural disaster, virus, or any other reason, the team will receive 80% back
Complaints/Compliments- Complaints and compliments will be gladly accepted. 24 hours must pass before filing and official complaint/compliment, please email Scott Martin email@example.com A response is guaranteed within fourteen (14) days. Umpire judgement calls will not be addressed.
Code of Conduct-
Players- Always have respect for your uniform, your equipment, your opponent, your coaches, your parents and fans. Have pride in your team and yourself at all times, but do not show negligence or disrespect to any of the items above. Violations of this code may result in warnings, ejections and banning. League Director will make final decision on any disciplinary actions needed during the season.
Parents and fans-Always have respect for your players, your opponents, your coaches, opposing coaches, the umpires, all other parents and fans. Continuously try to improve all players both on and off the field, understanding that talent level and ability varies. Extinguish any conflict and realize that you are the children’s benefit. Do not heckle and argue with the umpires, as only negative will result from that. Violations of this code may result in warnings, ejections, and banning. Sit back and enjoy the health and happiness of your child. Respect the game of baseball and have a clear understanding of what is expected from the parents and fans at our ball park, if you don’t please call Scott Martin. League Director will make final decision on any disciplinary actions needed during the season.
Coaches- Always have respect for your players, your opponents, your coaches, opposing coaches, the umpires, parents and fans. Continuously support all players both on and off the field, understanding that talent level and ability varies. Extinguish any conflict and realize that you are the children’s benefit. Do not heckle and argue with the umpires, as only negative will result from that. Violations of this code may result in warnings, ejections, and banning. Coaches please read this again. I take full responsibility as the league director to monitor and make sure every coach understands the code of conduct 100%. We are not sacrificing the entire leagues fun and happiness because of coaches that cannot act accordingly. . League Director will make final decision on any disciplinary actions needed during the season.
Any rules not covered in this program please revert back to Hap Dumont Baseball rules.
Genesis Sports Complex- HIGH SCHOOL RULES and REGULATIONS
-NO SEEDS ANYWHERE IN COMPLEX- 3 game suspensions-Scott will explain to Parents if needed
-NO METAL CLEATS ANYWHERE IN COMPLEX- 3 game suspension-Scott will explain to Parents if needed
-No new inning will start after 1:50 time limit.
-Bat Entire Line up or EH or DH. Cannot be used together. Pick one prior to start of game.
-Free Defensive substitutions
-4 runs per inning
-Courtesy runner for Pitcher and Catcher anytime
-Pitch counts- Coaches take care of arms!!!!
-Coin toss beginning of EVERY game.
-If you are ahead by 5 in the bottom of last inning. Game over.
-Mercy Rule 10/4 and 8/5
-Each Team provides 3- Brand new baseballs. Must be NFHS
- Age Limit May 1. Graduating year trumps age. Example: If a player is 18 but graduating in 2023 he can play on the 17U/2023 team.
-7 inning games
-Teams must be ready at the beginning of the game. Watch the game ahead of yours. We will start 15 minutes early when possible.