Building a Proud Tradition in Southeast Missouri Baseball
Tryouts for the Lids Missouri Bulls 2017 teams will be held the weekend of August 27th and 28th, 2016.
***If the weather rains this weekend out, we will schedule another weekend as quickly as possible. We will post a note on our website Friday 8/26/16 if we are cancelling the tryouts for weather. ***
Ages 10u through 13u teams will tryout at Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo. on Saturday August 27th. Tryouts for 14u through 18u will be held the very next day, Sunday August 28th at Oran High School in Oran, Mo.
On Saturday morning the 27th, we will have check in/late registrations for 10u/11u, at 9:00am, tryouts for 10u and 11u will be from 9:30am until 11:30am. Check in/late registrations for 12u/13u will be from 12:30pm-1:00pm with tryouts for those ages from 1:00-3:00pm.
On the Sunday the 28th, we will have check in/late registration for 14u/15u will be at 11:30am-noon with tryouts from Noon to 2:00pm. Check in for 16u-18u will be from 2:00pm-2:30pm and tryouts are from 2:30-4:30pm.
Please log onto the form on line to sign up.
The Lids Missouri Bulls Baseball program is one of the premier baseball clubs in the Midwest. 2017 will be our 8th season as a program. Our Mission Statement is to create a fun, competitive atmosphere to train and teach young athletes that are passionate about the game of baseball. Players will be instilled with the values of hard work, dedication, integrity and responsibility.
Tryouts will include players from SE Missouri, Southern Ill. and NE Arkansas.
All Players entering the 4th grade (10u), 5th grade (11u), 6th grade (12u), 7th grade (13u), 8th grade (14u), freshman (15u), sophomores (16u) and juniors and seniors (18u) are invited to attend.
Things to know about the Bulls
**51 Players from our first five classes, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 have received college scholarships to play baseball.
**3 Players have been drafted.
**Professional coaching staff consists of former professional and college players, current and former high school coaches.
**Coaching Staff is closely connected with numerous college coaches and professional scouts throughout the mid-west.
**Costs for trying out that day will be $25 for any new players, if you played on a Bulls team last summer it will be $15. The fee's cover our expenses for the day.
Saturday August 27th, 2016 for ages 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u
Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
265 Notre Dame Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Details for the Day:
10u and 11u --Players entering 4th and 5th grades Fall of 2016
Registration -- 9:00a - 9:30am
Try Outs- 9:30am – 11:30am
Break for Lunch 11:30am-12:30pm
12u and 13u -- Players entering 6th and 7th Grades in Fall of 2016
Registration - 12:30pm-1:00pm
Tryout Date Sunday August 28th for 14u,15u,16u and 17u--players who are entering their freshman, sophomore, junior years of high school, we will be Sunday, August 28th, 2016.
Tryout location--Oran High School, 310 Church Street, Oran Missouri
Details for the day:
14u/15u check in/late registration 11:30-12:00. Tryouts 12:00-2:00p
16u/17u check in/late registration 2:00-2:30. Tryouts 2:30-4:30
**If you are unable to make this tryout, let us know as we will hold one secondary tryout for anyone with conflicts. That date will be posted in the next few weeks as well.
Fees to play for the Bulls:
**10u/11u/12u/13u—will depend on the amount of tournaments the team plays and in what events. The older you get the more tournaments cost. Usually 8 events but sometimes a team will play as many as 10 in a summer since the younger ages can start earlier.
The fee has been around $500-$800 which includes uniforms, practices, and tournament fees. None of the coaches are paid to coach at these ages.
Uniforms consist of 3 tops, 2 pants, hat, helmet, bat bag and belt.
Last, we do have a fund raising raffle and a couple other things that can help cover player fees. Those are discussed at our player/parent meetings in January.
14u—Cost is $1000. *This includes 6 hours of training at Balls n Strikes. In addition to 8 tournaments, uniforms, and practices.
**Uniforms consist of 3-4 tops, 2 pants, hat, belt, bat bag, helmet. Tournament costs rise at this age as fields are bigger.
15u/16u—Cost is $1200. This includes 8 hours of training at Balls –n- Strikes, 8 tournaments, uniforms, practice.
**Uniforms consist of 4 tops, 2 pants, 2 hats, belt, bat bag, helmet. Tournament costs are anywhere from $850-$1200. We also pay all of our coaches at this age.
17u/18u—Cost is $1400. This includes 8 hours of training at Balls n strikes. We play 7/8 tournaments and it includes uniforms. **Uniforms consist of 4 tops, 2 pants, 2/3 hats, belt, bat bag, helmet. Again, costs for these events are usually $850-$1,200 as we play on mostly college fields in front of pro and college scouts.
**If a player is a Pitcher Only (PO)—we cut that fee in half.
**If a player lives more than 90 minutes away and can’t train here or practice here consistently, we deduct those costs which are $200.
These 2 things only apply to 15u and above.
We are fortunate enough to have Lids as our major sponsor so they help keep these costs down. We also have some ways to help defer player fees. This is discussed once a player makes a team and we hold our player/parent meeting.