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Saginaw Riverbrawl Tournament Update - Please Read!!

posted May 11, 2011, 7:25 PM by Alan Jacob   [ updated May 11, 2011, 8:52 PM ]
The team committee wanted to communicate a message to all families regarding the upcoming tournament. Everyone has been communicating at recent games, but in some cases both parents were not present.

The tournament schedule has been posted on our website ( Schedule) for all games, along with the pizza party.

Friday Night Game @ 8:00pm -- ALL players need to be at the field and on the diamond NO LATER than 6:45pm. Players will be meeting in the hotel lobby at 6:20pm, departing the hotel at 6:30pm for the field.

Jersey Colors -- The team is planning to wear HOME jerseys for the 8pm game on Friday night. We will wear our AWAY jerseys for the games on Saturday at 11am and 1pm, and wear HOME jerseys at 7pm. Please note that we need to have both jerseys and pants on hand for every game, in case we need to change due to the other teams colors.

Undershirts -- The boys should be wearing NAVY short or long sleeve undershirts, or white short sleeve only undershirts. Boys are NOT allowed to wear white long sleeve undershirts.

Weather and Clothing -- The forecast in Bay City, MI is calling for rain and thunderstorms over the weekend, along with cooler temperatures late Saturday and Sunday. Recommended items include: Extra undershirts, extra socks, water proof jacket or jacket, large towel, etc. Don't forget your umbrella!!!

Pizza Party --
The team will be hosting a pizza party for all players and families @ 3:30pm on Saturday. All you need to do is be present and bring something to drink for your group, the team will provide everything else. The party will be held in Alan Jacob's room, however I am working with the hotel to possibly get a banquet room.

Tournament Schedule --
Please note that the tournament director can make changes to the schedule based on weather. If the schedule changes over the weekend, we will send a text message to all families.

Coolers --
Everyone is on their own with this.

Portable Tents -- The team would like to have at least 3 portable 10x10 tents for the tournament. Coach Chris is bringing two with him, and the Clark family will also be bringing one.

Chairs -- The fields have limited seating and bleachers. Please bring folding chairs.

Gate Fee --
The team has paid a $75.00 gate fee for our entire team and families. You should not have to pay anything to enter the field area.

Hotel Information -- The team is staying at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bay City. All reservations have been made under Greyhound Baseball Club and your own name. Your room rate should be $99.00 per night plus taxes.
Hotel information attached to this announcement and also available in the Document Library.

If I missed anything, or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.


Alan Jacob

Alan Jacob,
May 11, 2011, 8:52 PM