Miracle League of the South Hills partners with Ripken Baseball
Dates: July 29 - Aug 3* Where: Pigeon Forge, TN Facility: Ripken Experience, Pigeon Forge (Website) *Coming home date subject to change (July 29 is locked in for departure)
The Miracle League of the South Hills will be hosting other Miracle League teams at the Ripken Facility during their Black Bear Tournament in Pigeon Forge, TN. We will be participating with the typical tournament teams during opening ceremonies and skills competition, and then competing in Miracle League games on our designated field at the same time as their tournament is taking place. This will be the first inclusive tournament in Ripken Baseball history! It's time to PLAY BALL in the Smokey Mountains!
Other Miracle League teams committed to playing in the Black Bear Tournament:
Miracle League of Mercer County, NJ
Miracle League of Sioux City, IA
Details of this trip are still be worked out and we will update the website as we know more. These details include an itinerary for the trip, activities, games schedules, food details, hotel stays and discounts, etc.
Registration October 26 - Returning players only November 16 - Rest of the Miracle League of the South Hills* *If spots are sold out, we will be taking a waitlist. If there is enough interest, we will create additional teams and add a second bus.
Included with Registration
Play 3 games vs other Miracle League athletes from different leagues at the Ripken facility
Participate in the opening ceremonies and skills competitions with other Miracle League athletes
Play in a travel team warm up tournament vs the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League at our facility as we host this amazing group on July 14-16.
Uniform and Hat
South Hills Pirates Team Tee Shirt
Matching baseball equipment possibly to include items such as a bat bag, shorts, water bottle, socks, etc.
Travel like a pro athlete in a luxury charter bus
1 hotel room each night per athlete
Tickets to team activity in Pigeon Forge, TN - TBD
1 team meal provided (possibly more meals based on our hosts)
Families are Responsible for:
Providing one (1) adult to accompany their athlete
This adult is responsible for the athlete for the entirety of the trip. The ML South Hills is notresponsible for the athlete outside of the travel team games. This includes adult athletes over the age of 18.
One (1) adult can be the chaperone for more than one (1) athlete with consent from the parents/guardians of the other athletes.
The maximum number of athletes that one (1) adult can chaperone is three (3) so that they can all fit in a single hotel room.
The registration fee of the athlete and the fundraising minimum of $1000 covers the cost of this chaperone. There is no additional registration fee for a chaperone.
Meals and snacks
The Miracle League of the South Hills will provide one team meal on the trip.
Other meals might be provided by the hosting Miracle Leagues, but this is not guaranteed to happen.
The Miracle League of the South Hills will have water and some snacks available on the bus and in the dugout during games.
If additional family members attend the trip, they are responsible for all costs including transportation, meals, tickets, hotels, etc.
Bus spots will not be opened to additional family members. Only the athlete and a chaperone will be allowed on the bus. If an athlete and their chaperone don't ride the bus for whatever reason, those seats will remain unused.
The Miracle League of the South Hills 1023 Paxton Dr Bethel Park, Pennsylvania 15102 Phone: 412-660-9976 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Miracle League of the South Hills 2022 Annual Sponsors
Mandi Casey Family Foundation Neishloss Family Trust Kathryn Dinardo Fund Ernest & Mae Sanctis Foundation CentiMark Foundation
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