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PLAY BALL UNDER THE LIGHTS...

The Recreation and Sports Complex at Shelby City Park just got better! New lighting is in place and baseball and softball games will be able to be played at night. It's a great boost for the baseball and softball programs.
Registration is now going on for both. It's a great opportunity for Cleveland County youths as well as parents, community business leaders to come together to make this year the best season yet. Local businesses have the opportunity to sponsor a team.
It's only $350, which includes the business name on both the teams shirts and hats. Registration is now open on for baseball and girl's fast-pitch softball. You can make it a summer filled with competitive spirits and a lot of fun for both boys and girls. Don't forget the cheering section by parents, grandparents and family members as they encourage their favorite boy or girl as they learn good sportsmanship. This is an opportunity not to be missed.
Baseball includes ages 8 through 17. Baseball sign ups will include Pee-Wee (8 to 10 years); Little Tar Heel (11 and 12 years); Jr. Tar Heel (13 & 14 years); and Senior Tar Heel (15 to 17
years).To qualify, league ages are as of May 1st, 2015. There should be 40 teams participating.
Registration going on now for Girl's Softball Fast-Pitch include ages, 5-6; 7-8; 9-10; 11-12; and 13-17. These league ages apply as of January 1, 2015.
When signing up a player, a parent or guardian must be present and a copy of their birth certificate provided, if they did not play in the league last year. Registration fees are: $25.00, if player lives inside the city limits of Shelby or $42.00 for all others. The registration fee is required at sign up. Both new and returing players must sign-up in order to participate! See you at the ballpark day or night under the lights! For additional information you can call the Park Office at (704) 484-6811 or visit them on the web at www.cityofshelby.com/parks.
The program at Shelby City Park is a member of the Tar Heel Leagues. As the slogan of the Tar Heel Leagues says: "If it weren't for the kids, we wouldn't be here". Tar Heel Leagues, Inc. baseball and softball rules refer to the National Federation of State High School Associations offical rules for Baseball and Softball.


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