Monthly Update

J.O. COMMISSIONER UPDATE – OCTOBER 2017

Now that the 2017 season has come to an end and most of you have completed your tryouts for the upcoming season I want to make sure you have all the information you need going forward.

  1. USASB of GA was represented by (34) teams at the various levels of USASB National Tournaments, in which (14) finished in the top twenty, led by the Atlanta Vipers-Jiles 2nd place finish in the 16U Gold. Congratulations to all our competing teams, as well as the 12U All American that finished in the top twelve at the inaugural All American event in August.
  2. The 2018 USASB National Championships will be; 10U Montgomery, AL – 12U Spartanburg, SC – 14U Bowling Green, KY – 16U Kent, WA – 18U Salem, VA. The dates for the National Tournaments are July 22 – 29. The Gold and JO Cup events dates and sites will be determined at the USASB National Council Meeting in late October.
  3. The annual fall USASB of GA J.O. meeting for coaches, travel club administrators, and tournament directors will take place on Sunday, October 29 @ 2:00 PM at the Strong Rock Christian School football fieldhouse meeting room. The agenda for this meeting is to discuss national qualifiers, state tournaments, team registration/insurance, and our new Olympic Series format. The address is; 4200 Strong Rock Parkway – Locust Grove 30248 (Exit 212 off I-75)
  4. Softballs – We still have an ample supply of the Wilson A9011 softballs with the USASB of GA logo at a reduced price of $65.00 per dozen with free shipping. To order simply contact me at gajocommish@gmail.com
  5. TEAM USA – Team USA will be making a stop in GA during their fall tour in 2019 prior to the 2020 Olympics. The event will be sponsored by USASB of GA and will feature a meet and greet by the players and coaches, as well as two exhibitions games against local talent. We will provide more information as the details are finalized.
  6. Certified Equipment – For information on bat and equipment certification go to the USASB web site at teamusa.org/USA-Sfotball/Play-USA-Softball/Certified-USA-Softball-Equipment

Good Fortune and let me if I can assist in any way.

Coach Ernie