Registration Info

*Meal Plan and Lodging are a package, and must be purchased together. Total Cost of Lodging & Meal Plan is $1,000.00 and includes all taxes and fees**.

**League Membership Fees and Housing/Meal Plan Fees are due at the time of registration.


Step 1: Interested players should complete the Membership Registration Form below.

Step 2: Once you have received a confirmation email from the league with your player contract, you can use our Payments page to pay your league membership fees and housing/meal plan expenses (if applicable).

STEP 1 – Membership Registration Form:

2. Player agrees to be bound by all rules and regulations of League, now existing or hereafter promulgated, including, without limitation, playing to the best of Player’s ability as requested, being present at all home and away contest during the entire season, exhibiting a good attitude to other players, coaches, officials, business managers, and fans, and participating in promotional activities and clinics sponsored by Team and/or the League, if requested by Team or the League to do so. Player further agrees to take proper care of the uniform and such other Team or League equipment as may be issued to Player by Team or League and to return it to Team or League when requested to do so by Team management. Player certifies that all the information contained on the player's Membership Registration Form, furnished by Player to League, is correct in all respects, and that Player is not ineligible under the rules of any collegiate athletic association. Player recognizes and agrees that any failure by Player to abide by all rules and regulations of League may result in immediate dismissal from the League.

3. Player agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Tidewater Summer League, LLC., Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League, Virginia Wesleyan University, City of Norfolk, Lakewood Park and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, and agents, of and from all liability which may arise by reason of taking any action in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph 3, whether arising out of simple negligence or gross negligence of any type of nature. Player, having extensive experience and knowledge of the game of baseball, further recognizes and agrees that baseball is a dangerous activity, and that in the course of playing the game or in practicing, Player may suffer injury, illness, or disability which may result in permanent and total disability to Player or even in the death of Player, and that the possibility of injury, illness, disability or death cannot totally be eliminated without substantially affecting the quality and purpose of the game of baseball. Accordingly, Player, for Player and all of Player’s heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, and assigns, hereby absolutely and unconditionally releases Team and League and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, and agents of and from all liability which they or any of them otherwise might incur by reason of any injury, illness, disability or death to Player while engaged in playing baseball or participating in any other activity, including travel, on behalf of Team or League pursuant to this Agreement, whether arising out of simple negligence or gross negligence. The preceding sentence shall not be construed as absolving any person of or from liability from his or her own intentional misconduct or as eliminating any liability for damages to the extent of available insurance coverage. As a condition of this Agreement, Player must maintain his own personal medical insurance coverage at his own cost and expense.

4. Player recognizes and agrees that League has expended and will expend significant sums of money and effort to provide Player with the opportunity to obtain instruction in the game of baseball and to engage in play using wooden bats and which otherwise approximates playing conditions which are found in professional baseball, all in a manner which does not affect Player’s amateur status, and that for the breach of this Agreement by Player, League may not have an adequate remedy at law. Accordingly, it is agreed that for any breach of this Agreement by Player, League shall be entitled to seek, in addition to any other right or remedy which may be allowed to League under applicable law, including damages, an injunction restraining the further violation of the Agreement by Player.

5. Player acknowledges and agrees that League and Team will be recording, filming, and photographing throughout the season. Player consents to such recording, filming, and photography, and hereby irrevocably grants to League and Team the rights to film, record, edit, reproduce and otherwise use Player’s name, photograph, likeness, signature, biographical information, appearance and actions in connection with the distribution, advertising, publicizing, and exhibition of such for promotional purposes without compensation now and throughout the future.

6. Player acknowledges that this Player Agreement is binding for the 2019 season, whereas Player hereby agrees to play in the League, and upon arrival, will sign and fill out the remaining Player contract forms before being given permission to play by League for the season. Player acknowledges to the best of his ability that all information given is correct and accurate.

7. Player acknowledges that if he would like his release from the league, the front office will grant the release, however it is understood that no refund will be given. All players will be expected to be prompt to all games and practices and also maintain professionalism on and off the field. This contract will place this player in the league and guarantee him a roster spot. As a player in this league, I will uphold all aspects of professionalism as I represent myself, my family, the league and my respective college.

All payments are non-refundable.

There are zero refunds for weather related cancellations.

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 league is important to you as an individual in advancing your baseball career and realizing your full baseball potential and to our communities, which are enriched and ennobled by the example you set as role models for our kids. The league 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. Every player in the league 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 league, and that every action he takes will reflect upon his team and the league. Without in any way limiting the generality of the foregoing statement or any specific rules and regulation otherwise promulgated by the league or the player’s individual team, each player shall be aware of the following principles and always comply with them. Each player shall comply with the rules and regulations promulgated by the league 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 Virginia is 21 years of age, and each player is expected to obey the law. Players over 21 years of age, who have alcoholic beverages off the field, shall be expected to drink responsibility and always 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 their meal plan, and expulsion from the league, with no refund of any monies paid for violation of any University or league rules and/or regulations.

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.

As a player in the league, 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 procedures of your host facility, and players staying on campus are subject to all rules and regulations of the University.

It is the player/members responsibility to make all payments as outlined on the league's website. Unless arrangements are made with the league office, failure to make payments as outlined may result in the player being removed from a team’s active roster and placed in an inactive status or may result in dismissal from the league, with no refunds.* (required)


IMPORTANT: You must check the “I Agree” box and click SEND before moving on to Step 2 (a link to the payment page can be found below).


STEP 2 – Go to Payment Page


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