Saturday, April 30, 2016
Serving our kids since 1954 in Garden City, Michigan
For 62 years...Kids in Sports, Not in Trouble!
Important Information

 

The GCYAA was formed to provide athletic opportunities for all youths. 
We sponsor the programs of t-ball, baseball, fast pitch softball,
football, cheerleading and basketball.
We are a non-profit organization and
ALL board members, commissioners, managers, and coaches are VOLUNTEERS
providing the youth of the area the opportunity to participate in an organized sports program.

"Volunteers are not paid because they are worthless, but because they are priceless."

                  

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  TBALL - BASEBALL - 
FAST PITCH SOFTBALL

2016 Season
*We are based in Garden City, MICHIGAN**

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  Any questions, please    the T-Ball, Baseball
& Fast Pitch Commissioner
 

at gcyaabaseball@wowway.com


For sanitary reasons and the safety of our players,
please refrain from bringing dogs to the fields. 
We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.
Thank you.



Please Note for Moeller Field:
Smoking is NOT ALLOWED at any GCYAA event
(practices, games, etc.). 
This includes all umpires, coaches, parents, family
and friends watching the games.
NO SMOKING is allowed on or nearby the playing field,
the dugouts, or spectator areas.
Please adhere to this long-standing GCYAA rule for the safety of
all of our players, coaches, and spectators. 
Violaters will be asked to leave the area if they are smoking.

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Upcoming Events
*Please note - The cancelling of a practice due to weather conditions is at the discretion of your coach, not the league.
The league is in charge of cancelling and rescheduling games only, not practices.
When games begin, then you will find game cancellation information listed on this page under Game Report. 
If you are unsure if your practice is being held, please contact your coach.
 

 Schedules have been posted
  and are available under 

Baseball tab --> Schedules 
Fast Pitch Softball tab --> Schedules 

 Uniforms will be passed out this week.
Your coach will keep you informed as to
the date/time of uniform handout.
Contact your coach with any uniform issues.
Players keep uniform when season is over.




May 7th
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser - 8am to Noon
Burger Transition Center, 30300 Maplewood, Garden City
Cost: Adults $5
Children 5 and up - $3 
Children under 5 - $1
*All proceeds directly benefit the Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball program*

 The team which has the most 
pancake breakfast attendees 

will win a pizza party for their team!! 


 Win a 40" large screen TV! 

Tickets will be sold at the Pancake Breakfast
through the drawing at the Opening Day ceremony.
1 ticket for $5
5 tickets for $20
Tickets are sold for a limited time so you have a great chance to win!
The drawing will be held at the Opening Day ceremony.
You must be present to win.

Thank you to Gordon Chevrolet for providing the TV!
All proceeds directly support the GCYAA Tball, Baseball & Fast Pitch programs!


 Pictures 
will be held at Burger Transition Center 
and will be taken throughout the day for Hands-On Tball through Bronco.
Picture schedules are on your player's game schedule.


Opening Day Ceremony - 1pm

will be held at Moeller Field, 31713 Birchlawn, Garden City

  Please arrive at 12:30pm to line up with your team. There is a parade of all the teams and a
ceremony which begins at 1pm. The parade begins at the concession stand and goes into the Moeller Field #7 outfield area. The players will walk with their team and stay with their team throughout the ceremony. You are encouraged to bring signs for the players to carry supporting your team such as “Go Athletics!” or “Twins are the best!”. You may also bring balloons, noisemakers, etc. All of the baseball and softball teams will be in the Moeller Field #7 outfield area during the ceremony. The Opening Day Ceremony usually lasts 30 – 45 minutes.

 The most spirited team in each league 
of Pinto, Mustang, and Bronco 

and Fast Pitch Softball will win a pizza party!!

 

 Four $50 Dick's Sporting Goods gift certificates 
will raffled at the end of the ceremony. 

You must be present to win!!

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Late Registration
If you would like to register or be put on a waiting list, 
please EMAIL the commissioner at gcyaabaseball@wowway.com

Openings are available in Boys Bronco, Pony and Colt.
All other registrations are CLOSED.

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       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*

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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!!
 

 

General Membership Meetings

 General Membership Meeting
When: Tuesday, May 17 at 7pm
Where: Moeller Field 
Football Building 
(behind Moeller 7)
  Please join us! We value your help!
*To view the updated GCYAA Bylaws,
please visit the About Us tab*

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Volunteers are not paid
because they are worthless,
but because they are priceless.
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T-Ball, Baseball, and Fast Pitch Softball

       

  
Sponsors

to our 2016 sponsors! 
Creative Edge Performing Arts Ceperformingarts.com, Masri Orthodontics Masriortho.com,
AKA Sports akasportsinc.com, Rex's Barber Shop, 
Dick's Sporting Goods Dickssportinggoods.comGordon Chevrolet gordonchevrolet.comHandy Mart,
 
Kiwanis kiwanis.org,Fleming Financial Services Inc. FlemingFinancialSvcs.comClean Sweep Recycling cleansweeprecycling.com,
CHI Roofing chiroofing.com, Spark's Auto and Towing, Blade Runners Lawn and Landscapes bladerunnerslawn.com
Metro West Real Estate metrowestleasing.comMac's Maintenance, LLC, Lane Plumbing laneplumbingandheating.net,

To become a 2016 sponsor...

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!

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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