Player Registration

2018 PLAYER MEMBERSHIP & REGISTRATION INFORMATION

LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY

  • “Collegiate” players* are eligible. *current NCAA, NJCAA, NCCAA and or NAIA athlete’s who have eligibility remaining in accordance with NCAA, NJCAA, NCCAA and or NAIA regulation;
  • “Rookie” players* are eligible. *players who [1] have graduated from HS; [2] will be attending college and playing baseball for the upcoming season; 
  • “Veteran” players* are eligible. *players (seniors) who [1] will graduate the same calendar year as summer season, but have exhausted their remaining eligibility to play NCAA, NJCAA, NCCAA and or NAIA; [2] have not signed a professional contract in the game of baseball; 

LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS:

Our member’s receive the following benefits:
  • Games played on some of the area’s best fields, including NSU and VWU’s collegiate facilities
  • Professional, experienced collegiate umpires
  • League carries $ 1 Million Liability Insurance and $25,000 Supplemental Medical Insurance (per occurrence)
  • Baseballs and team equipment is provided
  • Jersey, Hat, Socks & Belts* are provided
  • Experienced Coaches and Instructors on all teams
  • Live game feeds, with league, team and player stats & standings via Game Changer (team GC pages are prepaid and free for players, parents, coaches and fans)
  • Live internet broadcast of select games via UStream
  • Our teams will play approximately 30 regular season games, and be eligible to qualify for post season play
  • Our players are eligible to be seleced to participate in our annual  All Star Game
PLEASE NOTE:
  1. *baseball pants are not provided by the league or teams. It is the responsibility of each player to bring their own baseball pants, (once you are placed on a roster, you can check your teams color schemes to determine if you need white or grey pants).
  2. Bats are not provided by the league or teams. It is the responsibility of each player to provide himself with an adequate supply of bats for their personal use throughout the season.
  3. Housing is not included in league membership fees. See our Housing Page for additional housing information and cost.

2018 LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP FEES:

Defensive players, hitters & two way players: $1,100.00 
Pitchers Only: $700.00
“DIRECT PLAYER SUPPORT” RAFFLE

This is a “Direct Player Support” Raffle, where the players sell the raffle tickets, which have great prizes, for $20.00 each, and keep the proceeds from the raffle ticket sales to help offset their summer baseball expenses, and turn in only the completed ticket stubs.

The league offers our players the opportunity to particiapate in our league’s “Direct Player Support” Raffle to help offset the cost of league membership and housing fees. Once a player’s fees are paid in full, the league will send him a quantity of DPS $20.00 Raffle Tickets equal to the amount of fees paid.

All money from the sale of DPS Raffle tickets go directly to the player selling them, and provides an opportunity for a player’s family, friends, co-workers and others to help support their favorite student/athlete, while getting a chance to win some great prizes. If a player sells all of his DPS Raffle Tickets, he will essientally be playing, and staying, for free.

PAYMENTS SCHEDULE:

First Payment: $250.00 – ALL PLAYERS – due with your player registration.

Second Payment: $200.00 – Defensive players/hitters/2-way players – due December 1, 2017.

Third Payment: $200.00 – Defensive players/hitters/2-way players – due February 1, 2018.

Final Payment: $450.00 – ALL PLAYERS – due April 1, 2018.

By submitting your player registration information to the league, you are acknowledging that you have read and agree to abide by all terms and conditions, as set forth herein.

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WHAT’S THE NEXT STEP?

Step 1: Interested players should send the following registration information to the league by email at tidewatersummerleague@gmail.com.

Step 2: Use the online payment option below to make your initial payment of your 2018 League Membership Fees ($250.00), due with your registration. (You may also pay with a check or money order, made payable to Tidewater Summer League, and mailed to PO Box 1566, Nags Head, NC 27959)

Step 3: Once your registration information AND your first payment of your 2018 League Membership Fees have been recieved, a roster spot for you will be reserved and you will receive a confirmation email from the league.

Player Registration Information Needed by the League

Subject line: 2018 Player

You must include the following information:

Player Name:

 Player Cell Phone:

Player Email:

Primary Position:

Secondary Position (if applicable):

Bats: (Right/Left/Switch)

Throws: (Right/Left)

College Attending 2017/2018:

2017/2018 Classification:

  • Rookie (graduating HS 2018)
  • Freshman
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior

High School Attended:

Home Town (city/state):

Height:

Weight:

Date of Birth:

Jersey Size:

  • Medium
  • Large
  • X-Large
  • XX-Large

Hat Size:

  • Small – Medium (S-M)
  • Medium – Large (M-L)
  • Large – X-Large (L-XL)

Emergency Contact Information:

  • Emergency Contact Name:
  • Emergency Contact Email:
  • Emergency Contact Phone Number:
  • Secondary Emergency Contact Name:
  • Secondary Emergency Contact Email:
  • Secondary Emergency Contact Phone Number:

Do you need Housing?

  • No, I do not need housing.
  • Yes, I would like to stay in the dorms at Virginia Wesleyan University, with the meal plan, for the additional $800.00 fee.

Did you play for one of our teams last year?

  • No, I am a new player.
  • Yes, last year I played for: 

How did you hear about the Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League? 

Email the requested information to: tidewatersummerleague@gmail.com

Once your player registration information and initial membership payment have been received by the league, you will receive an email confirming your roster spot for the upcoming season.

ONLINE PAYMENT CENTER

PAY ONLINE:

To make your initial $250.00 payment for your 2018 TSL League Membership online, enter the players name and click the “Buy Now” below.
When you click the Buy Now button below, you will be redirected to the PayPal website. If you are making your payment using your PayPal account, simply log in and complete the payment, if you are using a credit or debit card, click the Pay with Credit/Debit button that is underneath the PayPal login area and then complete your payment.


Player Name


PAY BY MAIL:

Make check or money order payable to: Tidewater Summer League*

Mail check/money order, with player registration information to:

Tidewater Summer League

PO Box 1566

Nags Head, NC 27959

*please include player’s name on memo line of check/money order.

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ADDITIONAL TERMS & CONDTIONS

HOUSING POLICY & FINANCIAL RESPONSIBLITY *

As a player in the TCSBL it is understood that any damage done to the room will be the sole financial responsibility of the player or players that have incurred the damage. Players shall abide by all rules, regulations, policies, and proceedures of your host facility, and players staying on campus are subject to all rules and regulations of the University.

PAYMENTS/RAINOUT/REFUND POLICY *
PAYMENTS:

Failure to make payments as outlined above will result in the player being dismissed from the league, with no refunds of any payments made prior to dismissal.

LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP FEE:

The League Membership Fee is non-refundable, for any reason, at any time.

WEATHER RELATED CANCELLATIONS:

There are zero refunds for weather related cancellations.

PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT

Playing top-level summer collegiate baseball is a privilege. As in every aspect of life, this privilege carries many responsibilities.  The exercise of personal responsibility as a member of the TSL family is important to you as an individual in advancing your baseball career and realizing your full baseball potential and to our TSL communities, which are enriched and ennobled by the example you set as role models for our kids.  The TSL cannot attain its goals and fulfill its mission without your full cooperation and commitment to act professionally and responsibly, both on the baseball diamond and in your adopted communities.

Each player for each team in the TSL is expected to conduct himself, on the field and off the field, in a manner consistent with good behavior and in a manner that does not adversely affect his respective organization’s reputation, or the player’s own integrity, reputation and credibility.  Each player must recognize that he represents, not just his college and university, but also his summer team, his host family, his adopted summer community and the TSL, and that every action he takes will reflect upon his team and the TSL. Without in any way limiting the generality of the foregoing statement or any specific rules and regulation otherwise promulgated by the TSL or the player’s individual team, each player shall be aware of the following principles and at all times comply with them.–

Each player shall comply with the rules and regulations promulgated by the TSL and the individual team he plays for, both on the field and off the field.  The League Commissioner shall have responsibility, in his sole discretion, to discipline a player, to include suspension or dismissal from the team, for conduct it determines is inappropriate, violates any rules or regulations, or is contrary to the league’s expectations set forth in this statement.–

The legal drinking age in both Virginia and North Carolina is 21 years of age, and each player is expected to obey the law.  In addition, under no circumstances shall a player, or any personnel of any TSL organization, bring alcoholic beverages on a team bus, or bring or have possession of alcoholic beverages at the playing field.  Players over 21 years of age, who have alcoholic beverages off the field, shall be expected to drink responsibility and at all times conduct themselves in a responsible manner.–

Player who are staying in the dorms at Virginia Wesleyan University shall recognize that they are guest of VWU, and shall follow all rules and regulations as set forth by Virginia Wesleyan University with regard to living in the dormitories and with personal conduct on campus. Players are subject to expulsion from the dormitory, cancellation of the their meal plan, and expulsion from the league, with no refund of any monies paid for violation of any VWU or TSL rules and/or regulations.

Further, players who will be staying with a host family shall recognize that host families make a personal and financial sacrifice to house them as part of their families, and that host families are essential to the operation and success of summer baseball.  Players shall, by their daily conduct and good behavior, honor these special people.  Players must remember that they are a guest in someone else’s home, and to always be considerate and make a special effort to abide by any requests they may make.  If a host family has young children, players must be aware of what their friendship and actions will mean to them.

LEAGUE DISCIPLINE POLICY *

A. Arrest for misdemeanor – Immediate Removal From the League; B. Arrest for felony – Immediate Removal From the League; C. Use of Drugs-immediate removal from the League; D. Ejection from a Game-Suspension dependent upon seriousness of the fraction; E. Fighting on field of play-Immediate Removal from the League; F. Damaging Property-(fields, facilities, housing) suspension or removal dependent upon seriousness; G. Social Networking-any negative banter in regards to the League, its staff or players will result in suspension or removal dependent upon seriousness; H. League Fee – must be paid in full according to payment schedule; I. Team policies A. Coaches may implement team rules in addition to the league policies listed above. These team rules will be discussed with student athletes before the season starts. Suspensions, Removals and all disciplinary issues are at the sole discretion of the league commissioner. All decisions are final and not subject to appeal.

Important Links and Contact Information:

TIDEWATER COLLEGIATE SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUE

League Website: http://tidewatersummerleague.com/

League Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tidewatersummerleague/

League Game Changer Page: https://gc.com/g/tsl

League Photographer: Richard Miller – www.richardlmillerphotography.com

Questions? Email us at tidewatersummerleague@gmail.com

Collegiate Summer Wood Bat Baseball League – founded 1946