Springfield Mavs 11U AAA Update

January 10, 2016

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January 14 - Newk's Fundraiser

REQUIRED PARTICIPATION


Thursday, January 14

5-9 pm


We will receive 10-15% of the total take from everyone that attends. People do not have to mention the Mavs or produce a flyer or drop anything in the black box! Our percentage, 10 or 15% will be dependent upon how successful we are for Newk's. The boys will help serve and bus tables for this event.


1- Tip Jar Coordinators:

  • Stephanie
  • Carla


2 - Decorating and Coordinating to Make Newk's look "Mavy"

  • Stephanie
  • Carla


3 - Shifts to Work: 4:45 to 7:00

  • Grayson
  • Owen
  • Colin
  • Gaige
  • Ripper
  • Brooks
  • Crighton


4- Shift to Work: 6:45 to 9:00

  • Spencer
  • Kyden
  • Braden
  • Drew

Indoor Practices at 2K Sports

January 17, 24, 31

February 14, 21, 28

March 6, 13


*NOTE - We skip Super Bowl Sunday (February 7)


Location: 2K Sports

Time: 5:15 to 7:00 pm

Attire: Until our practice gear arrives, please wear your columbia Jersey Top, white pants, columbia socks, columbia belt, Navy Mavs game hat.


  • 5:15 - Discussion and team stretching begin, west turf area
  • 5:30 to 7:00 pm - Indoor Workouts


Format: We will have the entire facility this year and will coordinate and share the large field and batting cages with our 10U team.

Letter Writing Campaign Starts Now

This is an important fundraiser that has traditionally accounted for about $2,500 in fundraising for the team.


The funds received will be allocated to the team equally. You should not be contributing to this campaign (That will occur if we do not meet our goal).


All families are expected and required to participate.


Our fundraising success in January and February, will determine if we have a final fee payment due on March 1.


It is our goal for you to NOT have an additional fee payment, however we need everyone's help to make this a reality.

Mavs team store from Play it Again Sports Re-opened for Orders

Store will close on January 24. Please visit often as new items may be added periodically. Link below.

Club Wide Calendar of events and programming

The calendar tab at www.springfieldmavs.com is a great resource for you to check schedules. All team schedules eventually will be found here. Practices have been added to the calendar.

Gamechanger

Look for an invitation to join our group. We also use Gamechanger for team communication, so all will be required to sign up.


We recommend signing up for Premium Access subscription service for the following features:


  • Premium Fan access to every GameChanger team online and on your mobile device
  • Live GameStream
  • Game Replay
  • In-Game Alerts
  • Season Stats and Charts
  • Recap Stories


Billing options

  • $3.33 per month for an annually subscription billed in one installment
  • $7.99 per month billed monthly

2016 Tournament Schedule

March

March 19-20: @ Conway, AR

March 25-27: OFF


April

April 2-3: @ Harrison, AR

April 9-10: @ Jonesboro, AR

April 16-17: @ Branson, MO

April 22-24: OFF

April 29-May 1: @ Kansas City, MO


May

May 7-8: @ Branson, MO

May 13-15: OFF

May 20-22: @ Rogers, AR

May 27-30: @ Kansas City, MO


June

June 3-5: OFF

June 11-12: @ Des Moines, IA

June 18-19: @ Nevada, MO

June 23-26: @ Nevada, MO


June/July

June 29-July 3: @ Branson, MO


*** Rain outs can change weekends to play and locations.


Tryouts

July 24: Club wide tryouts for 2017 teams


Fall Ball

Fall 2016: There will be a minimum of two (2) tournament weekends required. Most likely the fall tournaments would be at the end of August and one in September. These dates WILL Be set once fall schedules are published by USSSA.

Outdoor Practices Begin

Weekly Beginning on March 16


Location: Glendale Christian Field

Time: 5:45 to Dark

Day(s) of week: Wednesdays

2K Professional Team Training

Weekly on Tuesdays starting March 15 for 10 weeks


Location: 2K Sports Training

Time: 7 pm to 8 pm

Day of week: Tuesday

Signage Sales at GC Field

Our team needs to sell two (2) signs at GC Field. The sponsorship of the signage is $500 and includes production and design. We use a similar design (as show picture right) for all signs at the field. The sign will be up at the field from March through October.


We have a renewal of Marshfield Chevrolet that Wayne Bushnell will be working. But, we have one (1) more sign for sure our team needs to sell.


The sale of the signage, after production costs, will result in 50% of the funds going to our team budget and 50% going to the field improvement fund for facility and equipment needs. We will be purchasing $1,200 of top dressing for the field in February and the funds from signage will go toward this field maintenance project.


If you would please assist in identifying and selling this sign.

Buffalo Wild Wings teams with the Mavs for Home Team Advantage Program!

It's a simple and easy way to raise funds!


  1. Go to either Springfield Buffalo Wild Wings Location
  2. Tell them you are with the 11U AAA Mavs
  3. Show them your Home Team Advantage Card (Take a photo of card and store on phone).
  4. 10% will be donated back to our team.


Share your card with family and friends. Recently a single team (like ours) received a $1,000 donation!

Team Committees

We have a team committee structure. BOLD CAPS is chair person. Detail on the committees will be emailed.


  1. Fundraising Committee - LANCE, Darin, Wayne, Wes, Carla and Stephanie
  2. Facilities and Field Committee - DALE, Jimmy, Shawn, Todd
  3. Player Development Committee - TROY, Lance, Dale, Brad
  4. Team Activities |Group Outings for Travel Weekends Committee - MITZI, Kim, Allison, Carla
  5. Community Outreach and Public Relations Committee - DENISE, Mitzi, Allison, Carla, Stephanie

February Fundraiser - McAlister's

February 2016 - Thursday TBD

East Sunshine Location


Wayne Bushnell of the fundraising committee is organizing a McAlister's Deli fundraiser for the 11U AAA Mavs. This fundraiser will involve delivering entree's to tables and getting drink re-fills. We will have an opportunity for tips as well.


The date we have requested is February 11.

Springfield Mavs Baseball

The Springfield Mavericks are a competitive youth USSSA travel baseball organization and is a sports outreach program of Glendale Christian Church. The Mavs call Glendale Christian Field on the Glendale Christian Church campus its home.


The Mavs and member families have partnered to improve the land and baseball facility at Glendale Christian Church with the Springfield MO Little League so families and kids can enjoy the game of baseball.