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2020-21 Team Store Now Open!

The 2020-21 Season team store is now open for SBC and SFC. Click on the link below to shop for your gear! The store will close on Wednesday Night -Nov 18 and all orders will be shipped to the address you provide at checkout 3-4 weeks after the store close date. For more information, click on the links below: 

BASEBALL
https://spartanbaseballclub.itemorder.com/

FASTPITCH

https://spartanfastpitch.itemorder.com/

2020-21 Season Team Formations

UPDATE 11/4:

Our tryout registration is currently open for the following teams:

  • 8U (full team & needing a Head /Coach)
  • 9U White- 2 players
  • 11U White & Black- 1 player
  • 12U White-2 players

If you are interested in joining one of the above clubs, please register below and we will contact you regarding a tryout.

https://spartanbaseballclub.sportngin.com/register/form/866665777

For further questions, please contact us @sammamishbaseballclub@gmail.com

UPDATED RETURN TO PLAY SAFETY GUIDELINES

With the recent news of updated recreational restrictions from the governor's office, we wanted to provide guidance on what that means for Sammamish Baseball/Fastptich Clubs.  As mentioned, there are new regulations published that allow for more baseball/fastpitch activity, which is considered a "moderate" risk sport. In summary, league games, scrimmages & intra-squads are allowed in counties that are deemed to have a low or moderate level of COVID activity. In addition, all organizations are required to have a return to play safety plan which is listed below. Here is the link to the WA State Updated Youth Sports COVID Guidelines. https://www.governor.wa.gov/sites/default/files/COVID19%20Phase%202%20and%203%20Sporting%20Activities%20Guidance.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

NOTE:

  • These guidelines are based on the current Washington "Safe-Start" Initiative - updated 10/8/20.

  • These guidelines are our minimum baseline; if fields or government health officials require stricter guidelines, those requirements will be mandatory based on field, county, etc.

  • Coaches add to first aid kit: Hand sanitizer, lysol or other disinfectant wipes.

  • Coaches maintain roster of all players for all events including team meetings, practices, games, and other team functions. 

Mask Policy 

According to John Snyder, Outdoor Recreation & Development Sr. Policy Advisor to Gov. Inslee: “While participating in team outdoor recreation, including baseball - participants would need masks when they are not actively participating in games, such as when they are waiting on the bench.” Based on that direction, here is our policy on masks: 

Players

  • Players must be wearing masks when arriving and leaving the field/facility.

  • Masks can be removed when actively warming up / participating in the game.

  • Masks must be worn when in the dugout, unless all players are spaced out 6 feet apart, using the bleacher area as overflow - NO EXCEPTIONS 

Coaches

  • Coaches must be wearing masks at all times 

Fans

  • No spectators allowed except for one adult parent/guardian/caregiver for each minor-aged participant allowed. Spectators that stay must wear a mask and maintain physical distance of at least six (6) feet between each person. 

Umpires

  • Strongly recommended​ to wear a mask (covering nose and mouth); per state guidelines. Umpires are considered “active participants” as they often need to run in the field of play. 

Pre-Game 

  • Alert your players and families that anyone feeling sick ​SHOULD STAY HOME.

  • Players and coaches may not enter the playfield until the start of the reservation, and no equipment can be brought to the field until the start of the reservation. Waiting on the sidelines prior to the start of the reservation is not allowed.

  • Hand washing stations and/or hand sanitizer must be available for all trainings and contests.

  • Upon arrival, coach/team rep is responsible for the following:

  • Ask players/coaches the following questions as they arrive:

    • Have you tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days?

    • Have you been sick or running a fever in the last 48 hours?

    • Have you been in contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19? If answer is YES to any of the above questions, player must leave the premises. 

    • All players & coaches wash / sanitize their hands.

    • Clean high touch surfaces and disinfect shared equipment.

    • Pre-game warmups - players should adhere to social distancing guidelines (stay 6 feet apart) 

  • Pre-game plate meeting 

    • Coaches & umpires wear masks and stay 6+ feet apart to discuss game rules.

    • Exchange of lineup cards from coaches to umpires ​is at the home plate umpire’s discretion;​ In situations where lineup cards are not given to umpires prior to the game, they must be available in each team’s dugout to resolve any potential conflicts.

    • Umpires are provided a copy of these guidelines to review at home plate.

Player/Team Celebrations 

  • Limit physical contact; no large group celebrations (walkoffs, home runs, etc.). 

Umpires / Coach Interactions 

  • Masks must be worn by both the umpires and coaches during any interaction.

  • Coaches & umpires stay 6+ feet apart to discuss any questions or conflicts.

Baseballs/Softballs 

  • At the umpire’s discretion, game balls will either run through the umpire (per normal protocol) or through the defensive team. In situations where the umpire chooses not to handle the game balls, the defensive team will provide balls when their team is in the field. When balls go out of play, they will be thrown in by the defensive team bench to their pitcher to resume play. 

Player Gathering

  • Masks must be worn when in the dugout, unless all players are spaced out 6 feet apart, using the bleacher area as overflow - NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • The bleacher area at each field should be available for player overflow based on the size of the dugout.

  • Fans will be limited to sitting and/or standing down the foul line and outside the outfield fence, making the bleacher area available for player overflow. 

Post Game

  • No post-game handshakes - alternate ways to acknowledge your opponent - hat tip, etc. 

  • Clean high touch surfaces and disinfect shared equipment.

  • All players and umpires must vacate the field within 15 minutes of the end of the reservation. All equipment and garbage must be removed from the field within 15 minutes of the end of the reservation.

  • If another game follows at the same site, exit the facility quickly.

  • Space games out accordingly to allow for all pre/post-game protocol.

  • New teams must wait until all players have exited to enter facility.

  • Coaches for next game follow pre-game sanitization protocol 

Parent / Fan Policy 

  • No spectators allowed except for one adult parent/guardian/caregiver for each minor-aged participant allowed. Spectators that stay must wear a mask and maintain physical distance of at least six (6) feet between each person. No spectators allowed for participants 18 and older. 

  • No sitting in the bleachers or bleacher area - that area is designated for players; Fan area will be down the foul line fences (beyond the bases) and behind outfield fence.

  • Required to bring their own chairs or stand 6 feet apart - practice social distancing guidelines (exception for those that live in the same household) 

Transportation / Contact Tracing 

  • Limit exposure to those outside the household unit during travel. Only those in the same household should travel together; if not in the same household, travel in separate vehicles if possible. 

  • Teams are required to keep a roster of every athlete, staff and volunteer present at each practice, training session, and contest to assist with contact tracing in the event of a possible exposure. Attendance rosters must be kept on file for 28 days after each practice or contest. 

Miscellaneous

  • No sunflower seeds, spitting allowed for players, coaches, umpires.

  • Players not allowed to go to their mouth to improve grip on the ball.

  • All players required to provide their own clearly marked water/gatorade bottles.

  • NO sharing of equipment - bats, gloves, catcher’s gear, etc. 

 

The Sammamish Baseball Club (SBC) is a non-profit baseball organization based in Washington State, Seattle region.  We are headquartered in Sammamish, with players from all around the greater Eastside area.  SBC is committed to providing an elite baseball experience for our players and an inclusive environment for the entire family.  Our program provides players the opportunity to develop skills, character, and respect for each other, our opponents, and the game of baseball. Our focus is on quality instruction while providing opportunities to compete at the highest level. 

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12U Green is your 2019 Seattle Elite League Champions!

That is BACK-TO-BACK Seattle Elite Championships 

SBC Spartans 13U and 12U are proud to be participating in the Seattle Elite league 2019 season.  Seattle Elite Baseball is the leader in competitive select baseball in the Pacific Northwest and provides a competitive summer baseball atmosphere between teams and organizations with like-minded principles.  To check out schedules, league standings, and more click here


https://www.seattleelitebaseball.com/page/show/2064397-home