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Important Information and Dates

 

Annual General Meeting

Thank you to all who participated at our AGM on Oct 22, 2019. It was another great discussion with ideas that will definitely help this association grow and improve over the next few years.

Once again we were almost able to fill every single position on the committee, compared to a handful of people who have been running the association for the past few years. We are always on the search for more volunteers for the upcoming season though, so feel free to get in touch if you want to contribute!

Thank you once again to all the parents and players for your support and enthusiasm over the past season. A special thank you to the committee members that worked to help run the association while wearing many hats. 

Please note below the Committee members that were voted in for the 2020 season:

President  – Candice Rivait
Vice President – Krista Harwood
Secretary – Kelly Turner
Treasurer – Ben Adams
Registrar – Tammy Thompson
House league Director – Chris Simpson
Girls Softball Director (formerly FMSA Rep) – Katie Clapperton
Communications Director– Carey Clement
Rep Director (formally COBA Representative) – Mike Harwood

Awards Coordinator – Jamie Moore
Player and Coach Development Coordinator – Adam Scott
Sponsorship Manager – Adam Scott
Uniform Manager – House league – Chris Simpson
Uniform Manager – Rep – Krista and Mike Harwood
Equipment Manager – Gary Zagar
City Liaison – Gary Zagar
Umpire-In-Chief – Mike Kinnear
Scheduler – Tammy Thompson
Diamond Crew Coordinator – Rylie & Max Harwood
BOMBA Representative –Mike Kinnear
Lower House league Convenor – TBD
Upper House league Convenor – Jamie Opalchuk

 

Candice Rivait, President - Waterdown Minor Baseball Association

2020 Houseleague Pitching Development Sessions

 

For the upcoming season, we are starting off by hosting a pitching development clinic for registered houseleague members from the Mosquito division. Players are invited to attend a skills development session Sundays beginning March 8th at BatterZone in Hamilton. Each session will be 1 hour for a total of 4 weeks and total cost for the 4 sessions is $75. There will be 2 separate sessions offered each day and will take place on the following dates and times:

Date Session 1 Session 2
March 8 2 pm - 3 pm 3 pm - 4 pm
March 22 2 pm - 3 pm 3 pm - 4 pm
March 29 2 pm - 3 pm 3 pm - 4 pm
April 5 2 pm - 3 pm 3 pm - 4 pm

(note that there is a gap in the weeks to account for March Break)

In order to participate, the participant must be registered for the upcoming season before March 8th (registration to be opened very soon). To sign-up for any one of the 2 sessions, please choose the application form here. Payment can be made in-person before the first session with cash or cheque (made out to Waterdown Minor Baseball Association). Any questions, please contact Krista Harwood ( ).


by posted 02/21/2020
WMBA Hosting Baseball Ontario Umpire Clinic

The WMBA Needs You!

 

Looking to umpire this season for WMBA? Wait no further, Waterdown baseball needs you! Along with our regular houseleague program, we are again hosting many tournaments this year, which includes both rep and houseleague tournaments. To get us prepared, WMBA is once again announcing that it will once again host a Level 1/2 clinic at Carlisle Arena on Sunday, April 26th from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Fees are set at $25 for level 1 and $45 for level 2, payment upon arrival. We are also planning a level 3 course and will update when details have been worked out. Registration and administration is all done through the Umpire section on the Baseball Ontario website (https://www.baseballontario.com/Umpires). To find our more about becoming an umpire, umpire certification information is here.

To register, please follow the following:

Step 1. If you are new to umpiring, you must create a profile at the below website to get your card number. Otherwise, go to step 2.

www.baseballontario.com/Umpires/ClubForm/forms.aspx?TopMenuID=100010

Step 2. Once you have your card number, you can register at the below website and select the "go to register for clinic" button to register with the following credentials:

Affiliate: Central Ontario Baseball Association

Club: Waterdown Minor Baseball

Clinic #: U20-39 for April 26th

Fill out the form and you should receive confirmation in 24-48 hrs.

www.baseballontario.com/Umpires/Club/UmpireClinicMM.aspx?TopMenuID=10006&menuID=392

Note: Umpires must attend the whole day in order to umpire otherwise you will have to register for another clinic! Also, we are limiting the minimum age for new umpires to 13 years old. Previous year's umpires will be accepted if under the minimum.  If you plan to attend another clinic instead of this one, or if you should have any other questions, please contact - Umpire in Chief @ or (905) 630-9625. We look forward to having many umpires on staff this season!

 

 


by posted 02/04/2020
Registration Opening Soon!

 

We are working diligently on getting our registration open in the immediate future. Please be patient and we will send out an email once the option to register is available. Note that this year's registration process will include an acknowledgement of the current Rowan's Law requirements by all athletic organizations.


by posted 01/20/2020
Treasurer Volunteer Position Available

 

We currently have a Treasurer in place but we are working on adding a replacement for this position, the sooner the better. If anyone has any inclination on taking on this resposibility, please get in contact with president Candice Rivait ( ).  More details for the responsibilities for the position can be found in our Volunteer Role document.


by posted 01/20/2020
Taking WMBA on the Road with LeagueAthletics Mobile

 

The start of the season is approaching. Do you need a way to keep track of your little (or big) slugger's schedule? Want to keep up to date on happenings in the league? Need a quick way to email your coach? Need directions to a diamond? All this and much more is available in the mobile app for our league. You can get the LeagueAthletics Mobile app at the Google Play store for Android and at the iTunes store for Apple. All you need to connect is your WMBA login and password. Download now for free!


by WMBA posted 05/04/2016
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