12U New Canaan Rams
Tryout Date – July 20, 5:00-6:30 – Waveny Park New Canaan
*no tryout fee
For any questions about travel programs or tryouts, please contact NCSB
For players looking for a more competitive level of softball than the typical rec experience, while still allowing for flexibility to participate in additional sports/activities throughout the year. The NC Rams 12U Town Travel program offers an increased level of skill development and an opportunity to face more distant competition throughout Connecticut and occasionally in neighboring states.
Town Travel offers a year-round team environment starting with fall ball. Winter clinics and conditioning provides players additional training in the off-season. During the spring season, the travel team schedule is designed so that players also participate in the New Canaan Softball Rec program. Once the Rec season ends, the primary travel softball season begins and runs through the last weekend of July.
The Town Travel program focuses on building skills, leadership and relationships amongst players with the hope that many of them will continue to play together through high school. Our ideal roster would be 11-13 players.
Large Scale Events:
Tournaments: 6 (1-2 Fall, 2 Spring, 2-3 Summer)
*1 may require overnight travel.
Small Scale Events (practices/friendlies):
- Fall (Sept – early Nov): 2-3 events per week, no rec participation required
- Winter (mid-Jan – mid-March): 1-2 events per week, plus pitcher/catcher clinics
- Spring (mid-March through mid-June): 4-5 events per week, will be inclusive of rec participation
- Summer (mid June – end of July): 2-3 weekday events, plus tournaments or friendlies on weekends
- professional coaching costs
- tournament fees
- umpire fees
- town facility fees
- team equipment
- 6-8 small group batting clinics
Costs do not include:
- uniform fees — approxiately $150 for complete uniform if player is new to program; players who participated in the town travel program in 2020/2021 can update/replace uniform pieces a la carte should they choose to
- spring rec program fees
- winter conditioning (reccommended but not required)
- accommodations for overnight tournament in the summer