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GGCD Home Run Derby - September 20 2014 1pm

Come along to help launch our 2014/15 season in style! The Dodgers 30/30 Home Run Derby is a contest among players to determine who can hit the most home runs. We need 30 people who are up to the challenge!  Are you up for it??

The day will kick off at 1pm and include: DJ entertainment, Sausage sizzle, Happy Hour and Raffles. Rules: Ten balls per contestant, Bring your own pitcher, Top 10 competitors will advance to the second round and top 5 to the grand final, Finer details to come!

It will cost $30 which includes a free drink and sausage in bread per competitor. WINNER takes home the Home Run Derby Trophy and bragging rights to be the inaugural dodgers home run champion! All club members are encouraged to participate and support our club in the first fundraiser for the season. 

We are also seeking juniors to come out on the day to help catch fly balls and get some outfield practice in before the season starts. We are also seeking at least 4 catchers on the day so please respond with expressions of interest.

Places will fill quickly so please lock in your spot asap.  Please let Dallas or Steph know that you are interested and that you have paid. Payment can be made through bank transfer using the reference HRD_Surname, or in person at the club on Friday nights. Please note payments need to be paid before September 6th 2014. 

It will be a great day out, so bring your deck chair, your family and friends.

Dates to Remember

U11, U13, U15 and U17 Training- 9am to 11am, 31st August
-meet club coach Clayton Carson

Registration Day - 30th and 31st of August between 11am and 1pm
-assistance with IMG registration
-juniors pay uniform deposit and collect tops
-hats and training shirts available for sale

Dodgers Teeball (formerly Rookies) Registration Day - 14th September
-assistance with IMG registration
-uniform sizing
-purchase hats and pants

Dodgers 30/30 Home Run Derby - Saturday 20th September (see above)

Play T-ball at The Dodgers Baseball Club

Now recruiting boys and girls for U8 and U10 teams!

Registration Day
14 September 2014
11am until 1pm at the Dodgers Baseball Club,
Illyarrie Reserve, Surrey Downs, COME ‘N’ TRY at 11am

Games are played on Friday nights from 6pm til 7pm at Illyarrie Reserve, Surrey Downs Starting 24 October with 8 games before Christmas and 8 games after holidays from 30 January.

Playing fees: 1st player $130; discount for additional siblings (Fees include a hat, playing equipment and insurance, glove not supplied)

Coach the Coaches clinic offered FOC. For more information contact Bob Neiswander – T-Ball Coordinator at: or 0402 068 738

More details here

Junior Development Program

The Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club are pleased to announce we are running a Junior Development Program for children aged 8 - 15 years.

The program runs for 8 weeks, on a Friday night, 7.30pm - 9.00pm, commencing 25th July at the Brahma Lodge Indoor Sports Centre (Clayson Rd Salisbury East).

Cost is $10 per session - to cover the cost of hiring the facility

The program is based on a structure put together by Baseball SA for the BITE Junior Academy, and will be run by some of our coaches who have just returned from a national U13 tournament on the Gold Coast.

Please pass this information on to friends/family that may be interested in coming out to try baseball this season. The program will cover the following skills areas:

Defensive Skills: Glovework, throwing and fielding mechanics, throwing technique, infield/outfield plays, defensive drills
Offensive Skills: Batting mechanics, foot/hand/hips timing, quick hands, basic situation hitting, baserunning.
Conditioning: Basic and age appropriate conditioning, working core, arms, legs.

This is a great opportunity for kids to get a head start on their skills in the coming season. There are limited places available, so register quickly to secure a place.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Electronic Banking with GGCD

Got a payment to make to the club? fees, merchandise, uniforms? Then why not transfer the money electronically using our bank details below:

Bank Bank SA
BSB 105-001
Account No145033640
Account Name GGCD Baseball Club Inc

Be sure to indicate the reason for payment using the 'Reference Box' whenever transferring any money. Thank you!

We Want You! Senior & Junior Players/Sponsors/Volunteers

Senior & Junior players are required at Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club Inc. for season 2013/2014 and beyond. We are continuing to improve our playing list and welcome expressions of interest from motivated players of all ages who would like the opportunity to be part of our growing Club.

Volunteers also required to help out around GGCD with our main focus on the bar and grounds during Sunday home matches. Interested? click here for everything you need to know!

Sponsorship Opportunities are now available too, ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS on our web site, at our grounds, in the club rooms or on our training shirts!

Every little bit helps in maintaining the club and keeping us in a viable position. For all enquires contact Kristin Webb here

2014/15 Social Events
Home Run Derby - Sep 20

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Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club
Illyarrie Reserve, Illyarrie Avenue
Surrey Downs SA 5126