Thursday, March 26, 2015

   Serving our kids since 1954 in Garden City, Michigan 
For 61 years...Kids in Sports, Not in Trouble!

Important Information

Evaluation Day is this Saturday, March 28 for Boys & Girls in the Pinto, Mustang and Bronco divisions. Please see detailed information in the TBall, Baseball, Softball section below.
See you there!!

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   Garden City Youth Athletic Association (G.C.Y.A.A.)
Garden City, MI

We are a non-profit organization run by VOLUNTEER board members, managers and coaches which provides the programs of 
TBall, Baseball, Fast Pitch Softball, Cheerleading,Football and Basketball. 
 
to all those who give of their time!!
 

"Volunteers are not paid because
they are worthless,
but because they are priceless"
-Author Unknown-

General Membership Meetings

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THE GCYAA POKER FUNDRAISER 
to BENEFIT ALL SPORTS WITHIN THE GCYAA
 

WHEN: THURSDAY APRIL 9TH, 2015
thru SUNDAY APRIL 12TH, 2015
WHERE: VISION LANES------ FORD ROAD IN WESTLAND

NO POKER KNOWLEDGE NEEDED
COUNT MONEY AND HAND OUT CHIPS 

You can sign up at the link below:

http://www.mysignup.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=april9poker

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Please see another great fundraising opportunity down the page with the Progressive Raffle...You win and so do we!
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 General Membership Meeting
When: Tuesday, April 21 at 7pm 
Where: Garden City Cambridge High School Building,
located at 28901 Cambridge, Garden City

(Please park in the Garden City High School parking lot
by Garden City High School gym. Enter the Cambridge High School
at the southwest door facing the Garden City High School parking lot.)
  Please join us! We value your help!

T-Ball, Baseball, and Fast Pitch Softball

         TBALL - BASEBALL - FAST PITCH SOFTBALL

  Any questions, please contact T-Ball, Baseball & Fast Pitch Commissioner:
Dave
 at (734) 513 - 3831 or  at gcyaabaseball@wowway.com
Late Online Registration

Click on the Late Online Registration tab above 
to begin the registration process. 
All late registrations MUST be done online. 
Registration will continue until all spots are filled.
Hands-On Tball must email Dave at gcyaabaseball@wowway.com 
if they are interested in registering 
as Hands-On Tball registration cannot be done online.


Late Registration Prices 2015
Hands On Tball $35
Tball & Girls Pinto $75
Young Pinto & Pinto $95
Girls Mustang, Boys Mustang, Girls Bronco $110
Boys Bronco, Boys Pony, Boys Colt $120
Girls Pony & Girls Colt, Boys Palomino $170


Many answers to Frequently Asked Questions can be found in
this Information Flyer which is handed out at registrations.
Please click HERE to read!



**Parents must sign the concussion information form for player to participate in evaluations. Forms are available at links below and will be available on evaluation day.**

Evaluation Information
Evaluations are held to even out teams. Please show up 15 minutes before the scheduled time for sign in. Evaluations consist of ground balls, fly balls, pitching and hitting. Bats and helmets are provided, but a player may bring his or her own. All players should bring their own gloves and appropriate shoes for evaluations (gym shoes, not cleats as we will be in the gym).

Evaluations for 12 and under will be held INDOORS at the Garden City Middle School (GCMS) on March 28th 


Baseball evaluation dates and times are:

Pinto (GCMS)
 
Young Pinto (some 6yr) Sat, March 28 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
7yr Sat, March 28 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
8yr Sat, March 28 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Mustang (GCMS) 
9yr Sat, March 28 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
10yr Sat, March 28 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Bronco (GCMS)
11yr Sat, March 28 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
12yr Sat, March 28 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fast Pitch Softball evaluation dates and times are:

Girls Fast Pitch Pinto (GCMS)
7yr Sat, March 28 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
8yr Sat, March 28 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Girls Fast Pitch Mustang (GCMS)
9yr Sat, March 28 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
10yr Sat, March 28 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Girls Fast Pitch Bronco  (GCMS)
11yr Sat, March 28 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
12yr Sat, March 28 
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Michigan Sports Concussion Law
Required for Players and Parents - Print from the link below, sign and turn in:
Parent /Athlete Acknowledgement Form
*Players must have a form on file in order to participate in Evaluations and Practices*

Required for Coaches and GCYAA officials
At the link below, complete the Online Training session and Print certificate.
Turn in the certificate at your draft.

http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/index.html
*Coaches must have this completed by the day of your scheduled draft*





Click HERE to print out coupons which are valid from 3/1 - 12/31/15
and are redeemable at any Dick's Sporting Goods location!


  
Sponsors

to our 2015 sponsors! 
Masri Orthodontics
Masriortho.com,Fanatic U fanaticu.com,Dick's Sporting Goods Dickssportinggoods.com,
AKA Sports akasportsinc.com, 
Metro West Real Estate metrowestleasing.com,
Fleming Financial Services Inc. FlemingFinancialSvcs.com,
Blade Runners Lawn and Landscapes bladerunnerslawn.com,
John's Home Maintenance and Repair,Clean Sweep Recycling cleansweeprecycling.com
Slice of the 80's sliceofthe80s.com,Lane Plumbing laneplumbingandheating.net,
Gordon Chevrolet gordonchevrolet.com,
American Legion Post 396 post396.org,
Arby's Arbys.com, Spark's Auto and Towing and....you!

Would you like to sponsor a team(s) for the 2015 season? We have many sponsorship packages. 
Please click 
HERE to see what is available for your business. We help you promote your business and you help us provide sports for our youth. Its a win-win situation! Thank you for your support!
Any further questions, please contact Dave at gcyaabaseball@wowway.com by MARCH 31st.
 

Please Note

  GCYAA PROGRESSIVE RAFFLE
6 CLUBS RAFFLE - MI Gaming License # C26656
 
 

The GCYAA is running a 54 week fundraiser which benefits all the sports we provide. 
It is a great opportunity to generate funds for the GCYAA while also having a chance
to win a large cash prize. Please help! We appreciate it!  
Please click on the link below for updated weekly information on the jackpot!
GCYAA Six of Clubs Progressive Raffle

Purchase tickets for $1 each ……..( See Mike Potter if you can help sell tickets too). 
Every Wednesday night is the drawing @ Albert’s on the Alley at 9:00 P.M.
If your ticket is drawn, the envelope number you have written on your ticket will be opened
to find what card is in your envelope. 
If your card is a “Joker”, you will win $200.
If your card is anything else other than 6 Clubs or a Joker, you will win $50.
The 6 of Clubs is the jackpot card and if that ticket is drawn, you will win 60% of the jackpot.
The tickets will be removed and we will sell the next weeks tickets. 
You don’t have to be present to win, but if you want to attend a raffle,you can buy tickets there too.
This contest is scheduled for 54 weeks to find the “Jackpot” card.
A board with the available remaining numbers will be posted near Moeller Concessions during seasons.

 The success of this requires tickets to be sold by everyone…PLEASE HELP!

Moeller Field

           
    

You need to be careful when parking near Moeller Field 6 at the intersection
of Moeller & Block. You must avoid parking on the lawns of houses nearby.
You also must park 15 feet away from a fire hydrant,
30 feet away from a stop sign, and do not park within the intersection.

Thank you for your help in keeping this area safe!
 

Helpful Information

   

Bananas are
as Beneficial
as Sports Drinks!
Click HERE to read this informative article! 


Youth Sports Specialization
Defies Logic
Click HERE
 to read this important article!  

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