Welcome to Rouse Hill Rams
Softball Club Registration
Rouse Hill Rams Softball Club is the 6th division of the Rouse Hill Rams Sports Club offering a summer sporting option for girls to be involved in (boys registrations are accepted for Batter Up and Tee ball Divisions only). We are part of the Hornsby District Softball
Players aged 4 to opens are invited to register with Rouse Hill Rams Softball Club.
During the season games are played each Saturday, at the same time (mornings
for young players and afternoons for junior/grade players) and the same
location - Hayes Park, Galston Road, Galston. SAME TIME, SAME PLACE EVERY WEEK NO NEED TO TRAVEL AROUND.
This season games will commence on 12 September 2015 and continue through to
early March 2016 (with breaks for school holidays).
At Rouse Hill Rams Softball our players, team officials and umpires all take pride
in playing together as a TEAM believing - Together Everyone Achieves More. We
look forward to seeing you on the diamond, let's play ball!
HDSA offer the following divisions:
NOTE - Age appropriate as at 31/12/2016
- Batter Up – For first year players 2012 to 2010 (4 to 6 years of age)
- Teeball - For players born 2009 to 2007 (7 to 9 years)
- Modball - For players born 2006 or 2004 (10 to 12 years)
- Junior (Div 1, 2, 3) - For players born 1998 to 2003 (13 to 18 years)
- Senior - For players playing A, B, C Grade
All new Batter Up and Tee Ball registered players will receive a starter pack including a bag, a softball glove and ball when you register at no extra cost.
You may register and pay online by credit card (Visa & Mastercard available online). Online payments are subject to a processing fee ($1.10) and credit card transaction fees (2.75%).
Direct deposit option is available. Please use the bank account details listed below (write them down before you proceed or you can press back):
Bank of Queensland
Account No: 22345236
Please use last name and age division ie BATTER UP, MODBALL, TEE BALL, DIV 1,2,3 or SENIORS in the reference line so your payment can be traced. You will also need to send a remittance to our treasurer on firstname.lastname@example.org informing them of your payment.
Please ensure you select the correct option under "Registration Type". If you choose to direct deposit you will not be able to confirm your payment however all registration details and uniform requirements will be recorded.
Please Note: A player will not be allocated to a team without full payment being received by RAMS Softball Club.
In registering to play in the Rouse Hill Rams Softball Club, you acknowledge you
have read and agree with the 2015/16 Code of Conduct of the Club listed below.
As a player, coach, parent/guardian, spectator or other participant in any activity held by or under the auspices of Softball Australia, Hornsby District Softball Association and RAMS Softball Club Inc., you must meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any such activity or event:
General Code of Ethics
- Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
- Be fair, considerate and honest in all dealing with others.
- Behave with dignity and respect when in public.
- Do not make sexist or racist jokes, jokes about a particular sexual orientation, or jokes about a player’s, coach’s or other participant’s ability.
- Do not make derogatory or demeaning remarks about any players, coaches or participants.
- Do not use profane, insulting, harassing or otherwise offensive language.
- Do not make sexual innuendos towards any players, coaches or participants.
Player’s Code of Ethics
- Participate within the competition conditions and rules, and in the spirit of fair play.
- Respect opposition players and officials and treat them with proper regard for their rights, obligations and position held in softball or the community.
- Players should not use offensive or abusive language and gestures.
- Players and teams should be gracious in success and defeat and be able to acknowledge skillful play from all players.
- Accept victory and defeat with dignity.
- Comply with umpires’ decisions in a professional manner.
- Wear the correct uniform at all times and maintain high standards of personal hygiene and appearance.
- Cooperate with all official requests to promote and market softball in a professional manner.
- Do not tolerate acts of aggression.
- Players should, at all times, avoid intimate relationships with their coach.
- Perform any duties and responsibilities where you are a representative of Softball Australia in a mature, fair and professional manner.
- Players should not engage in any behaviour as listed under the definitions of harassment, outlined in Softball Australia’s Member Protection Regulation. (Please refer to the ASC Harassment--‐ Free Sport Guidelines for more information regarding harassment issues.)
- Never argue with, or show disrespect to an umpire, or any other official.
- Treat all players, officials, coaches, managers and spectators with respect and courtesy at all times.
- Players should be aware of their commitment to games and training sessions.
- Be well organised for games and training sessions in terms of punctuality and uniform.
- Players should ensure that if they are unavailable to play or train, that coaches and managers are given plenty of notice to make alternative arrangements.
Coach’s Code of Ethics
- Encourage enjoyment of sport and remember winning is only a small part of this enjoyment.
- Coaches should not engage in any discriminatory practices on the basis of age, gender, religion, ethnic origin or ability of players.
- Endeavour to ensure the player's time spent with you is a positive experience.
- Respect the talent, developmental stage and goals of each individual player.
- Treat each player as an individual and help them reach their full potential.
- Provide training program that are planned and sequential and suitable for the age, experience and ability of the players.
- Be fair, considerate and honest with players.
- Be reasonable in your demands on your players’ time and ensure there is an appropriate balance between sporting involvement, education and career objectives.
- Implement clear rules for players in training and general conduct.
- Be professional in your appearance and manner and accept responsibility for your actions
- Display high standards in language, manner, punctuality, preparation and presentation.
- Display control, respect, dignity and professionalism to all involved with softball (including opponents, coaches, officials, umpires, scorers, administrators, the media, parents, and spectators) and encourage your players to demonstrate the same qualities.
- Coaches should not criticise the umpire, especially in front of the players and spectators.
- Encourage your team members to demonstrate the same qualities.
- Keep up to date with the latest coaching practices to promote development.
- Operate within the rules and spirit of the sport.
- Abide by and respect the regulations governing softball and sport generally and the organisations and individuals administering those regulations.
Parent/Guardian and Spectators’ Code of Ethics
- Parents and spectators should make their presence and support as positive as possible.
- Positive feedback should be given whenever possible in relation to the child’s effort and performance, not just winning or losing.
- Set a good example of sportsmanship for your children to copy, showing respect for all players, other spectators and in particular the decisions of officials. Encourage the children to do the same.
- Remember that your child participates in sport for their own enjoyment, not yours.
- Focus on your child’s efforts and performance rather than winning or losing.
- Never ridicule or yell at your child and other children for making a mistake or losing a competition.
- Show appreciation for good performance and skillful plays by all players (including opposing players).
- Respect officials’ decisions and teach children to do likewise.
- Take responsibility for being punctual to and from sporting fixtures, ensuring that children are dropped off and collected at the appropriate time.
This code of conduct is available on our website for future reference.
Registration, uniform or general questions please contact Alison on email@example.com