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    Presents Annual League Meeting May 31, 2010

    Slide 3:National Club Baseball Association 850 Ridge Ave Suite 301 Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Phone 412-321-8440 Fax 412-321-4088 Mobile 412-860-5201 www.clubbaseball.org

    Slide 4:Agenda Meet the NCBA Staff 2010 A Year in Review 2011 Whats to Come Break Out Sessions NCBA Rules Committee Closing

    Slide 5:Meet the NCBA Staff FRONT OFFICE President Sandy Sanderson Director of DII Operations Kenny Rayl Treasurer Sandy Sanderson Sr. Accounting Specialist Jeanne Krachala Director of Marketing Christian Smith Sponsor Account Manager Pete Chalfin Director of Spring Training Operations Savannah Harp Director of Umpires John King DI Rules Committee Teams Rep Joe Kooping DII Rules Committee Teams Rep Rich Fiore

    Slide 6:Meet the NCBA DI Staff Regional Directors North Atlantic Pete Chalfin Mid - Atlantic Matt Tunnell South Atlantic Kenny Rayl Great Lakes Chad Lowe Gulf Coast Ryan Norris Mid - America Savannah Harp Northern Pacific Dano Jauregui Southern Pacific Christian Smith

    Slide 7:Meet the NCBA DII Staff Regional Directors District I Mark Guthrie District II Pete Chalfin District III Andrew Williamson District IV JW Dever District V Jim Bryla District VI Savannah Harp Distrcit VII Ryan Norris District VIII Kenny Rayl

    Slide 8:2010 A Year in Review Growth Savannah Harp Rule Changes NCBA Guide to Collegiate Club Baseball

    Slide 9:Growth NCBA Team Growth

    Slide 10:State Representation

    Slide 11:College Baseball League comparison

    Slide 12:Savannah Harp NCBA Director of Spring Training Operations Savannah.Harp@CollClubSports.com 412-321-8440 x103 Former President of the University of Georgia Club Softball Team Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of the NCBA/NCSA Spring Training Showcase including; recruiting participating teams, solicit sponsors, negotiate host locations, scheduling, hotel procurement, and much more. In 2010, she grew the event by approximately 20%

    Slide 13:Rule Changes Effective July 1, 2010, NCBA member teams may not participate in another baseball league which runs simultaneously as the NCBA season? (10 votes For to 0 votes Against) Should the wording of rule 22.06.0 be changed from A team placed on probation will be required to provide their opponents with field and game contracts prior to each scheduled conference series. to Upon request from their opponent, A team on probation is required to provide their opponent with field, umpire, and game contracts prior to each scheduled conference series.? (10 votes Yes to 0 votes No) Should the logo shown be designated as the official logo to be featured on all team caps? ( ) (10 votes Yes to 0 votes No)

    Slide 14:Rule Changes Should the wording of rule 6.09.0 be changed from For a player to participate in the NCBA using a fifth year of eligibility, that player is required to have used his fourth year of eligibility at the Club Baseball Level. to For a player to participate in the NCBA using a fifth year of eligibility, that player must not have exhausted 4 years of eligibility at the Varsity Level.? (8 votes Yes to 2 votes No) If a team is caught playing any NCBA Sanctioned Baseball Game with ZERO eligible roster, should they automatically be placed on probation, be forced to forfeit any victories achieved while playing with ZERO eligible roster, and discount any player stats achieved during those forfeited victories? (10 votes Yes to 0 votes No) If a team questions the validity of a player being on an opponents roster, that team has the right to request that the player produce photo ID. If the player in question can not produce a photo ID, the game can be played under protest. The protesting team should then inform the home plate umpire that they are playing the game under protest and why. (10 votes For to 0 votes Against)

    Slide 15:Rule Changes In the event that an NCBA game(s) be rained/snowed out, the teams have until midnight Thursday of the week following the week that the game(s) were originally scheduled to be played to mutually agree upon a make up date and submit it to their Conference/District Coordinator for approval. Should the teams fail to mutually agree upon the make up date, the Conference/District Coordinator will officially set the make up date for them. (10 votes For to 0 votes Against) Should the NCBA recommend that umpires be Junior College certified or higher, but still accept High school certified umpires as acceptable? (9 votes Yes to 1 votes No) Should a team automatically be placed on probation if they forfeit to two or more conference opponents in the same season? (10 votes Yes to 0 votes No) Should smoking be prohibited by players, coaches, or managers before, during, or after any NCBA Sanctioned Baseball Game while at the field? (10 votes Yes to 0 votes No)

    Slide 16:Rule Changes Should the NCBA install the use of the Mercy Rule in to Division I Regionals? (6 votes Yes to 5 votes No) Should DI NCBA teams in conferences made up of three or fewer teams play both a 4-game series and a 3-game series against each conference opponent during a single NCBA season? (10 votes Yes to 0 votes No) Should the requirements for All American Honors be increased from 20 to 25 IP for Starting Pitchers? (6 votes Yes to 4 votes No) Should the minimum requirement of 4 games started be added for Starting Pitchers to be eligible for All American Honors? (7 votes Yes to 1 vote No) Should the North Atlantic East Conference be approved to begin conference play in the fall? (10 votes Yes to 0 vote No) Should the official end of the DI Regular Season occur at midnight of the Sunday prior to the start of DI Regionals? (10 votes Yes to 0 votes No)

    Slide 17:Rule Changes Should the NCBA install the use of the Mercy Rule in to Division II District Playoffs? (9 votes Yes to 1 votes No) Should the NCBA install the use of the Reentry Rule in both the DII District Playoffs and the DII World Series? (5 votes Yes to 4 votes No) Should the official end of the DII Regular Season occur at midnight of the Sunday prior to the start of DII District Playoffs or the Sunday of District Playoffs for Districts that do not have a Playoff? (10 votes Yes to 0 votes No)

    Slide 18: Guide to Collegiate Club Baseball Developed by NCBA in order to: Define and publicize the concepts and goals of the NCBA Assist with the development of new baseball teams Assist with the recruitment of new baseball teams Provide an all inclusive reference manual to NCBA league operations Assist with the improvement of member team baseball operations Chapter Titles: What is the NCBA Starting a team at your school Joining the NCBA Operating within the NCBA Making your team better Appendices http://www.clubbaseball.org/files/NCBA%20Guide%20to%20Collegiate%20Club%20Baseball.pdf

    Slide 19:2011 Whats to Come New Teams Possible DI Region Realignment Possible DII District Realignment Guide to Collegiate Club Baseball (Updated) NCBA Phone Day Online Roster Submission (2011-12)

    Slide 20:New Teams 1 New Team1 has OFFICIALLY SIGNED on to participate in the 2011 season Southeast Missouri State (MO)

    Slide 21:New Teams 12 New Teams have VERBALLY COMMITTED to participate in the 2010 season Central Connecticut State California University (PA) Lock Haven University (TX) Brown University (RI) Saginaw Valley State (MI) Babson College (MA) Ole Miss (MS) SUNY-New Paltz (CA) Metro State College(SC) Texas A&M Commerce (TX) Florida Atlantic University (FL) University of Akron (OH)

    Slide 22:Snow College (CO) Gonzaga University (WA) Slippery Rock University (PA) Edinboro University (PA) University of New Orleans (LA) Lock Haven University (PA) University of New Hampshire (PA) East Georgia College(PA) Cal Poly Tech State University (CA)

    San Diego State University(CA) Mississippi State (MI) Ohio Northern University (OH) Winston Salem State (NC) George Mason (VA) Ramapo College (NJ) University of Baltimore (MD) Air Force Academy (CO) New Teams 17 New Teams have EXPRESSED INTEREST in participating in the 2010 season

    Slide 23:Potential DI Region Realignment South Atlantic West may become the new Mid-Atlantic - West South Atlantic may become a 2 conference region

    Slide 24:Potential DII District Realignment Potential for 3 new Districts to be formed District II may add a District II Central District VII may split in to East and West A new District may be formed in the Southern Pacific Region (AZ, CA, NV, NM)

    Slide 25: Guide to Collegiate Club Baseball (Updated) Teams are encouraged to print a copy and carry it with them at all times Guide will be updated each year and emailed to teams and will also be downloadable off the NCBA Website Updates: 2010 NCBA Rules New/Updated Sponsor Info Updated operating procedures What can you contribute? Chapter Titles: What is the NCBA Starting a team at your school Joining the NCBA Operating within the NCBA Making your team better Appendices

    Slide 26: NCBA Phone Day Went in to effect Feb 2009 Third Wednesday of each month NCBA Staff Members will reach out to all member teams via telephone. Goals: Bridge the gap in communication between NCBA front office and teams 1 on 1 phone sessions should better serve the teams by allowing and opportunity to learn about all things NCBA, ask questions, and get answers on how to operate and improve their team within the NCBA

    Slide 27: Online Roster Submission (Potential) Goal: Cost-effectively expedite and stream line the process of submitting and processing each teams eligible NCBA roster. Pros: Go Green No more wasted paper No more completing, printing, mailing Player Participation Waivers No more administrative responsibility by team officers to gather and mail team player waivers No more postage/shipping costs to send in player waivers No more postage/shipping costs to send in additional player waivers No more last minute Over Night costs to submit late player waivers No more resending incomplete or unsigned player waivers Faster processing of roster by NCBA staff Cons: Software Upgrades will be costly to CollClubSports ($10-15k) $1 per year charge per player per year to register (Credit Card) Academic Eligibility Letter will still be required but can be faxed Status: Projected Implementation for the 2011-12 NCBA Season Currently being developed for implementation in the new NCFA website, testing set to take place through out the 2010-11 NCFA season.

    Slide 28:Break Out Sessions League Meeting attendees broken up in to 4 groups Each group joins a different session Each session lasts 20 minutes and then each group rotates on to the next session Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Session 2 Tournaments & Championships Savannah Harp Session 3 Sponsors & Fundraising Christian Smith & Pete Chalfin Session 4 NCBA Rules & Proposed Changes Sandy Sanderson

    Slide 29:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl League Participation Agreement (LPA) Form New Team Form (Due Date: July 1st) Existing Team Renewal Form (Due Date: June 1st) Signed by president, signed by club sports director or faculty advisor Fax to NCBA then mail the original E-Registration Form Provides full contact info to NCBA front office Complete in full and email to NCBA Important to include a secondary contact Important to include advisor contact info

    Slide 30:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Scheduling Request Form Important to complete with as much detail as possible District Coordinator/Regional Director will assign due date Important to include requests for Spring Break, Finals, and Field Availability The more flexibility the better General Liability Insurance $2,000,000 General Aggregate $1,000,000 Per Occurrence Policy covers the NCBA and its members (The Teams) Covers many aspects of NCBA play (i.e. Travel, Practice, Workouts, Games, World Series) Full Year of Coverage This policy assists teams in obtaining playing fields 3rd Parties can be additionally insured for $100 This policy helped protect the NCBA and its members from potential financial losses from lawsuits This is NOT a health or accident insurance policy

    Slide 31:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Reserving Fields DONT PROCRASTINATE Contact opponents once schedule is released to set dates and times Dont wait till a week before you are to play Reserve fields as soon as schedule is released 3rd party additional insured Scheduling Umpires Contact local High school AD to gain contact info for local umpire assignor 2 High school certified (or better) umpires per game Dont wait till a week before you are to play Contact assignor as soon as schedule is released Re-confirm once dates and times are set

    Slide 32:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Player Participation Waivers For players and player coaches MUST be typed, printed, signed, and mailed Faxes NOT accepted Players are NOT eligible until they appear on the NCBA website roster Recommend submitting these at least 2 weeks before your first game Coaches Participation Waivers For non-playing coaches, managers, trainers, etc. MUST be typed, printed, signed, and mailed Faxes NOT accepted Coaches, managers, trainers, are NOT allowed on the field or in the dugouts unless they have a waiver on file with the NCBA

    Slide 33:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Academic Eligibility Letter 2 Sample formats available Must be signed by registrar, faculty advisor, or club sports director May be faxed, but original must be mailed as well Must show currently enrolled, 12+ credits (9+ for 2 year schools), 2.0+ GPA, no academic warning, and no academic probation Uploading player stats/pics/bios Once players are cleared by the NCBA as eligible and appear on the website roster, you may upload stats, bios, and pics for each A username, password, and instruction manual will be emailed to each team Teams are responsible for uploading their own stats It is the responsibility of the team to be sure that stats are entered accurately and in a timely fashion Be sure that all player pics and bios are of tasteful and suitable content

    Slide 34:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Weekly Team Submission Form Submit to Regional Director by midnight each Monday regardless if games were played the previous week Be sure to enter scores/results for ALL games played during that week Be sure to submit a full stat line when nominating player/pitcher of the week candidates Submit these on time to assure that your candidates receive consideration for awards NCBA Dues Includes 2 Bats, 5 Dozen NCBA game balls, $2 Million general liability insurance, etc. $1490 due in full by February 28th $100 discount ($1390) if paid in full by December 31st Credit Cards accepted but subject to a processing fee Invoices and receipts available through the NCBA Treasurer (Treasurer@CollClubSports.com) EIN/Tax ID#: 52-2270910

    Slide 35:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Boosting team interest Student involvement fair for incoming freshmen Advertisement in school paper Flyers in freshmen dorms and common areas Coverage in school paper Create a Facebook group Boosting Team Moral Get the team together off the field as much as on Social events and group activities where ALL are included can build strong bonds which will lead to more success on the field Spring Training trips build strong team chemistry Set room assignments on the road to break up Clicks Looking good can make players buy in to the club philosophy faster Coordinating hats, helmets, uniforms, and practice gear go a long way Being organized will give opponents the impression of strong leadership while instilling pride in your team to compete with confidence Arriving in uniform, team vans, choreographed warm ups, show opponents that you take things seriously Choreographed practices with a set practice attire sends that same message to your players

    Slide 36:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Budgeting See sample budget in Meeting Packet Player Dues How much to charge? What is included? Spring Training trip? Travel costs? New Uniforms? More included = Higher Dues$ Supply & Demand: Lots of interest = Higher Dues$ Make them pay as soon as they make the team Players who practice for months and then fail to hand over a check hurt the team financially and chemistry Charge $5 for tryouts

    Slide 37:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Team Equipment/Uniforms Be sure to order early as customized items tend to have extended lead times Order extra caps, everyones dad and brother will buy one for a fundraiser Order extra pants and jerseys, uniforms do rip or go missing on occasion Order extra game balls when the supply runs low, NCBA rules state you must use the Official NCBA Baseball and they dont go bad Get quotes from NCBA sponsors, there is a reason why the NCBA endorses them Take advantage of additional NCBA discounts during early ordering periods

    Slide 38:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Guide To Collegiate Club Baseball Developed by NCBA in order to: Define and publicize the concepts and goals of the NCBA Assist with the development of new baseball teams Assist with the recruitment of new baseball teams Provide an all inclusive reference manual to NCBA league operations Assist with the improvement of member team baseball operations Chapter Titles: What is the NCBA Starting a team at your school Joining the NCBA Operating within the NCBA Making your team better Appendices http://www.clubbaseball.org/files/NCBA%20Guide%20to%20Collegiate%20Club%20Baseball.pdf

    Slide 39:Session 1 Team Operations Kenny Rayl Time Table May 31 10th Annual League Meeting June 1 Renewal LPA Deadline July 1 New Team LPA Deadline Aug15/Sept 30 Scheduling Requests Due Sept 1/Oct 15 Conference Schedules Released Dec 31 Annual League Dues w/ discount Sept15/Feb 1 Regular Season Begins Mar NCBA Spring Training Showcase Apr 15 Roster Freeze May 8 Regular Season Concludes* May 6-8 District Playoffs (NCBA DII)* May 13-15 Regional Tournaments (NCBA DI)* May 20-24 World Series (NCBA DII)* May 27-June 2 World Series (NCBA DI)* ** Participation Waivers & Academic Eligibility Letters Due 2 weeks before first game. * Anticipated but not confirmed dates

    Slide 40:Session 2 Tournaments & Championships Savannah Harp Team Invitational Tournaments Spring Training DII District Playoffs DI Regional Tournaments DII World Series DI World Series

    Slide 41:Team Invitational Tournaments Been used as successful fundraisers for many teams Contact NCBA for help with: Securing Sponsors Pricing Hotels Using league sponsors to increase revenue Finding quality umpires and facilities Promoting your tournament on the NCBA Website

    Slide 42: 45 teams participated over 5 weeks AD STARR Free Agent Team Team nights at Bennigans and Rock N Sports Discount VIP cards for all players Discounts from local sponsors

    2010 NCBA Spring Training Showcase Tampa, Florida- Mike Sansone Park

    Slide 43:Great accommodations and rates Beaches, Daytrips, MLB Spring Training Games Hotels contracted through NCBA 3 World Series Teams Northeastern (DII), Penn State and Central Michigan (DI) 10 Conference Champions

    2010 NCBA Spring Training Showcase continued

    Slide 44:2011 Showcase Details Still searching for Western Showcase Team Interest New Mexico, Las Vegas, and California locations interested in hosting Tampa will be the 2011 East Location Host Panama City Beach, FL interested in hosting for 2012 Estimated Costs Registration Fee $100 for NCBA teams, $250 for non-NCBA teams Per game charge $115 Performance Bond $200- returned at conclusion of showcase if team has successful trip Each team will provide 3 NCBA Game Balls per game NCBA Rules will apply Teams will be contacted starting in August and September Games will count towards overall record Registration Deadline- November 15, 2010

    Slide 45:2011 Showcase Details Lodging Teams will be required to stay in NCBA approved hotels Benefits Lower hotel rates Hotels will know about the showcase and be able to assist teams more with any issues that arise Easier scheduling of stays Hotel provides sponsorship for event Travel Bus-The Bus Bank been can help your team Air- Anthony Travel specialize in group, low-funded teams Van- Avis helps with great van/car rates and waive the underage driver fee

    Slide 46:2011 Showcase Details cont. The Showcase provides a spring break atmosphere both for relaxing and for nightlife but especially for baseball and a great team building environment. Get to know the guys on the other teams as well as your own team better. Great opportunity to play teams from across the U.S. Recruiting players for 2011 AD STARR Free Agent Team

    Slide 47: 2011 DII District Playoffs 6 District Playoffs in 2010 4 Neutral Site 2 Team Hosted Possibility of 7 District Playoffs in 2010 Districts I, II, III, IV, V, VII, VIII Looking to hold all playoffs at neutral sites NCBA covers field costs, game balls and umpires Teams receive: Discounted hotels Championship Plaques

    Slide 48: 2011 DI Regional Tournaments Look to hold all tournaments at neutral sites Many cities across the country expressing interest 7 Regionals are 4-team tournaments 1 Regional (Gulf Coast) is 2-team best of 3 Teams receive: Discounted hotels Championship Trophies

    Slide 49:DII World Series Johnstown, PA (First Year) Historic Point Stadium Holiday Inn & Holiday Inn Express - outstanding accommodations, great rates, multiple options, great locations Good restaurants and night life Amazing local support Expectations of record local attendance Close to NCBA headquarters

    Slide 50:DII World Series Team assistance for attending the World Series

    Slide 51:DI World Series Fort Myers, FL (Fourth Year) City of Palms Park (Spring training home of the Red Sox) Crowne Plaza- outstanding accommodations, great rates Close to Beaches, good weather Good restaurants and night life City of Fort Myers pursuing a return proposal for 2011

    Slide 52:DI World Series Team assistance for attending the World Series

    Slide 53: 2011 DI World Series Receiving bids to host the World Series in 2011 Many cities across the country expressing interest Fort Myers, FL (New Redsox Ballpark) Columbus, GA (Golden Park) Sarasota, FL (Ed Smith Stadium) Johnstown, PA (Point Stadium) Fort Collins, CO (City Park Baseball Complex) Factors field availability venue quality lights rental cost local attendance eagerness of local organizers

    Slide 54:Session 3 Sponsors & Fundraising Christian Smith & Pete Chalfin Current Sponsors Discounts Requirements Ordering Future Sponsors Fundraising What works for you?

    Slide 55:Director of Marketing

    Christian Smith - Christian.Smith@CollClubSports.com Oversee Promotion of various NCBA sponsors to NCBA teams Oversee ordering, billing, invoicing, payment and delivery of all NCBA sponsors sales activity Oversee Auditing of sponsor sales activity to insure optimal benefits are being received

    Slide 56:Sponsor Account Manager

    Peter Chalfin Pete.Chalfin@CollClubSports.com Promote various NCBA sponsors to NCBA teams Manage ordering, billing, invoicing, payment and delivery of all NCBA sponsors sales activity Assist in auditing sponsor sales activity to insure optimal benefits are being received

    Current Sponsors

    Slide 58:Sportdecals Official Helmet Decal Supplier of the NCBA Offer wide-range of stock and custom decals 20-mil vinyl that lasts long Most orders ship in 5 business day All orders come with FREE NCBA logo decal Visit www.sportdecals.com Call 1-866-608-9415 to order and mention you are a CollClubSports Member team and Code C11 to ensure benefits received

    Slide 59:Rawlings The Official Uniform of the NCBA Official Uniform Sponsor through 2012 season NCBA teams receive 50% off list price (December through June orders) Early orders receive 55% off list price (July through November) Receive NCBA patch on jerseys and pants for FREE Billing & Ordering handled by NCBA office (Pete Chalfin) to alleviate past issues with discounts, pricing, delivery etc. (412) 321-8440 x105 Contact Pete for a QUOTE!!!

    Slide 60:DeMarini Official Baseball Bat of the NCBA Official Bat Sponsor through 2011 season Each team will receive 2 of the newest DeMarini model bat each year Proud Sponsor of the DeMarini Longball Challenge held in conjunction with the NCBA Divison I World Series Additional Bat Purchases available through Pete Chalfin (pete.chalfin@collclubsports.com) Exclusive pricing through NCBA for NCBA Member Teams Buy 3 get 1 FREE Additional Bat Deal available

    Slide 61:Richardson Cap Official Baseball Cap of the NCBA Official Baseball Cap Sponsor through 2012 season All teams MUST WEAR Richardson Caps! Purchase your caps through AD STARR (1-800-ITS-AHIT) 5% Discount on orders placed during the months of November through April. 15% Discount on orders placed during the months of May through October. NCBA logo embroidered on hats (Required by NCBA Rules) Richardson Caps are required by NCBA rules http://www.richardsoncap.com/

    Slide 62:AD STARR Official Baseball of the NCBA Official Baseball through 2012 season Each team receives 5 Dozen NCBA Game Balls Additional NCBA game balls sold for $37.95/dozen Practice baseballs sold for $19.50/dozen Official Baseball Cap Provider of the NCBA Order your Richardson Caps through AD STARR NCBA Logo on back Call 1-800-ITS-AHIT http://www.adstarr.com/

    Slide 63: Jensen Lee Team Bags The Official Team Bag Supplier of the NCBA Official Bag Supplier through 2011 season Confident its the Only Bag You Will Ever Need! 3 High Quality Bags to choose from (200L, 200XL & JL26) All bags ordered feature NCBA logo and are fully customizable with team colors and text All Canvas Bags have a 4-year warranty To order team bags contact Jim Officer at 1-800-533-2690 or email Jim at jim@JensenLee.com Please visit www.jensenlee.com to view all bags offered.

    Slide 64:Motel 6 A Preferred Lodging Partner of the NCBA through 2010 season Average Daily Rate under $50 Teams, players, and fans receive a minimum of 5% discount on year round reservations (Personal or NCBA Related) Use discount code CP542549 when making reservations When ordering multiple rooms call Group Sales Department (1-800-544-4866) or email groupsales@motel6.com to make your reservation You can also log on to www.motel6.com to make reservations. Make sure to use discount code CP542549 when making any reservations.

    Slide 65:AVIS Preferred van/car rental agency of the NCBA Discounts on all vehicles 12 Passenger Vans are great for long or short road trips 12 Passenger Vans create a team atmosphere over POVs Rental availability for players 18+ Underage fee waived National rental availability for all events or trips (Personal or NCBA Related) Call (800)-331-1212 or go to: www.avis.com/AvisWeb/html/bridge/corp/go.html?D712300 (Enter or Mention account code D712300)

    Slide 66:Anthony Travel

    The Official Air Travel Partner of the NCSA Ease the planning of group air travel Anthony Travel looks for cheapest airfare and gives you choices on different itineraries. Can be used for NCBA or Personal trips No fees for changing names on tickets Contact Anthony Travel at (800-736-6377) to make air reservations

    Slide 67:The Bus Bank The Official Group Ground Transport Partner of the NCBA Official Group Ground Transportation Provider through January 31, 2011 5% Discount for any charter bus booked Advantages: One Point of Contact, Online Trip Management, On call 24/7 service, and Professional Sales and Customer Service Make sure to mention you are a CollClubSports Member Team to ensure benefits received. For more information email CollClubSports@busbank.com or by clicking on the Bus Bank Web Logo on the NCBA Website.

    Slide 68:Potential Sponsors Glove Deal Wilson, Rawlings, Mizuno, Akadema Shoes Nike, New Balance Performance Apparel Under Armor, Custom Ink, Boathouse, WSI Sports Protective Gear Schutt, Rawlings, AD STARR, All-Star, Wilson Energy Drink Sponsors Crave Energy Drink, ACT Energy Drink Fundraising DBR Publishing Line Up Cards Sports Information Media Trading Cards Choice Sports Cards

    Slide 69:Fundraising Opportunities

    Slide 70:My Sports Dreams An Official Fundraising Program of the NCBA Excellent opportunity to raise significant revenue with minimal effort Customized donation letter Helps create a network of supporters for your club program UW-Milwaukee raised over $5,000 through program Contact their NCBA Rep Steve Byrnes at (800) 376-5988 x318 or log on to: http://www.mysportsdreams.com

    Slide 71: AD Starr Referral Fundraiser AD Starr Referral Fundraiser Referral Fundraising program for the NCBA Teams can get referrals of Baseball Leagues to AD Starr For each referral (up to 4 a year) AD Starr will give team a $25 credit for anything in their catalog (excluding Richardson Hats and NCBA Game balls). If referral ends up purchasing through AD Starr, a 4% CASH Commission will be paid to team each year that referral purchases. More information by clicking New AD Starr/NCBA Referral Fundraiser Web banner on homepage. Or Contact Pete Chalfin at 412-321-8440 x105 for more information.

    Slide 72:Other Ideas/Suggestions What works for you?

    Slide 73:Session 4 NCBA Rules & Proposed Changes Sandy Sanderson 2010 NCBA DI or DII Rules Questions? What would you like to see changed for 2011? Why? All discussion items will be addressed at the rules committee meeting.

    Slide 74:NCBA Rules Committee DI Elected Teams Rep Joe Kooping - KoopingJD20@alunmni.uww.edu DII Elected Teams Rep Rich Fiore rfiore2@pride.hofstra.edu Committee made up of Regional Directors, President, and Elected Teams Reps Committee will meet on July 17th to discuss, debate, vote, and establish any changes to the NCBA rules Teams will communicate their proposed rule changes to their Regional Director AND the Elected Teams Rep Regional Directors AND the Elected Teams Rep will lobby for proposed rule changes on their teams behalf

    Slide 75:Closing Thank You for Coming Promote the League & Website Give the Sponsors Business whenever possible When ever Issues Arise, Please Notify Us Let No Question Go Unanswered Keep Lines of Communication Open Please be Prompt Meeting Deadlines Its a Game!! Have Fun!!