Friday, April 24, 2015

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

Important Information

Progressive Raffle Update!!
The jackpot is over $20,067 and counting!
Anyone wanting tickets for the Progressive Raffle needs to see Mike Potter,
ask at the Moeller Concession Stand or
ask one of the waitresses at Alberts on the Alley.
Joker is worth $500, all other cards are worth $200, 
and the 6 of Clubs takes home 60% of the jackpot!
There are only 9 Envelopes left!!
 Tickets are only $1 each!!
Every ticket sold benefits the GCYAA and you have a chance at a huge jackpot!!


OPENING DAY is SATURDAY, MAY 2nd!!!
We need many volunteers to make these events successful.
Please consider volunteering your time for a hour or two or even more. 

Every volunteer makes a difference!
Please email Dave at gcyaabaseball@wowway.com to volunteer.
We appreciate it!!

WIN a pizza party  and a team cooler!!! 

Attend our 17th Annual "All You Can Eat" Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser 
When: 
Opening Day from 8am - Noon
Cost: Adults: $5, Children 5 - 17: $3, Children under 5: $1
Where: Burger Transition Center (30300 Maplewood, Garden City) 
Get as many people as you can (players, parents, family and friends) to attend.
 Just have them tell the cashier what league and team they are with
when they purchase their breakfast and we will track how many people your team gets to attend.
The team with the most attendees WINS!!

All proceeds benefit the TBall, Baseball, & Fast Pitch Softball Programs


There will be an exciting Raffle at the Pancake Breakfast this year! 
Bring your dollars for a chance to win fun prizes!


There will be lots of giveaways for the kids
at both the Pancake Breakfast and Opening Day Ceremonies!
Come enjoy the fun!

WIN a LARGE SCREEN TV and BLU-RAY PLAYER!!
Tickets will be available for purchase at the Pancake Breakfast for $5 each. 
Winner will be drawn at the Opening Day ceremonies!!
See the Gordon Chevrolet table at the Pancake Breakfast to purchase your tickets.

GOOD LUCK!!







TBall, Baseball and Fast Pitch Softball Online Registration is CLOSED.  

Registration is CLOSED for girls ages 12 and older.
Limited spots remain for players ages 12 and under, both boys and girls.
Limited spots remain for boys ages 13 and up.
Email gcyaabaseball@wowway.com for information on availability and how to register. 

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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

GCYAA Poker Fundraiser
May 28 - May 31, 2015
We need volunteers to fill the time slots.
Please go to this link to sign up!

http://www2.mysignup.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=2015poker
All proceeds benefit all sports within the GCYAA.
We appreciate your help!

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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    the T-Ball, Baseball & Fast Pitch Commissioner at gcyaabaseball@wowway.com

TBall, Baseball and Fast Pitch Softball Online Registration is CLOSED. 
Registration is CLOSED for girls ages 12 and older.
Limited spots remain for players ages 12 and under, both boys and girls.
Limited spots remain for boys ages 13 and up.

Email gcyaabaseball@wowway.com for availability.

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 registration.
Please click HERE to read!
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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.

Evaluations for older players will be held OUTDOORS at the Garden City Park on April 25th.


Parents must sign the concussion information form for player to participate in this league.
Forms are available online and will be available at evaluations.
 

Pony
City Park 5

13yr Sat, April 25 9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
14yr Sat, April 25 9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Colt
City Park 5

15yr Sat, April 25 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
16yr Sat, April 25 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 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,
Wildcat Construction wildcatconstructionsite.com, Kiwanis, Handy Mart, and....you!

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!

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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