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2018 Cardinals Travel Tryouts


Written by: League Administrator
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

GCYBSA will be fielding travel teams for our Cardinals Red - Elite teams and Cardinals Blue - Competitive teams. The Cardinals Red-Elite teams will be playing weekend tournaments from mid April - end of July, 2018 with 2 practices during the week. Coaches may host a scrimmage game during the practice night. Cost will vary by team from $900 - approx. $2,000 depending on team and tournaments. The younger teams typically have the lower cost. The 12U team plans to attend Cooperstown for a week long tournament and the 13 & 14U team may elect to attend Cal Ripken for a week long tournament. Our Cardinals Blue teams will play league play games in Western Suburban League against cities such as Livonia, North Farmington, Northville, Garden City, and other nearby cities. These teams will play in 2-5 tournaments dependent on their age group. Our 2018 Cardinals teams will be hosting tryouts at Heritage Park on the dates listed below.

9U - Tuesday, July 25, 2017 6:00 pm

10U - Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:00 pm

11U - Tuesday, July 25, 2017 7:00 pm

12U - Wednesday, July 26, 2017 7:00 pm

13U - Tuesday, July 25, 2017 7:30 pm

14U - Wednesday, July 26, 2017 7:30 pm

Alternate - All Players should attempt to tryout on the above original date. The below date is for call backs - or any player that was on vacation. If player attended original tryout date, then they should not attend the alternate date below.

9U - Friday, July 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm at Heritage Park #1 (Note: this has has changed from the 7/31/17 date to 7/28/17).

10U - Satruday, July 29, 2017 from 12 noon - 2 pm at Heritage Park #1

11U - Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9 am - 11 am at Heritage Park #2

12U - Monday, July 31, 2017 at 6:30 pm at Heritage Park #2

13U - Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9 am - 11 am at Heritage Park #3

14U - Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 12 noon - 2 pm at Heritage Park #3

Players should try out for the age division based on their age as of April 30, 2018. Players would have to rank in top 3 spots in order to be allowed to play up an age. A payment of $250 is expected within 48 hours of commitment to team. Cardinals Red-elite teams from 10U and up may take 1 non-resident if carrying 11 players and 2 non-residents in carrying 12 players. Cardinals Blue teams will have zero non-residents.

All players trying out should pre-register to avoid a long line at tryout by fill copying and pasting the below link into your internet browser or by clicking the tryout link on our website under the sponsor box.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Wendy Mullen at

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