The below tryout dates are tentative. Please check back after July 9, 2019 to confirm dates/times.
2020 Canton Cardinals Tryouts
GCYBSA will be fielding travel teams for our Cardinals Red - Elite teams and Cardinals Blue - Competitive teams. The Cardinals Red-Elite teams will be playing weekend tournaments from mid April - end of July, 2020 with 2 practices during the week. Coaches may host a scrimmage game during the practice night. Cost will vary by team from $900 - approx. $2,000 depending on team and tournaments. The younger teams typically have the lower cost. The 12U team plans to attend Cooperstown for a week long tournament and the 13 & 14U team may elect to attend Cal Ripken for a week long tournament. Our Cardinals Blue teams will play league play games in Western Suburban League against cities such as Livonia, North Farmington, Northville, Garden City, and other nearby cities. These teams will play in 2-5 tournaments dependent on their age group.
Our 2020 Cardinals teams will be hosting tryouts at Heritage Park on the dates listed below except for the 8U Cardinals. We will have our first 8U Cardinals Team in 2020. This will be a red team only. Their tryout will be held Monday, July 22nd at 6 pm at Plymouth Township Park #2. Heritage Park is in Canton on Heritage Drive. Heritage Drive is the light between Cherry Hill and Plamer where the Fire Station is. Plymouth Township Park is located on Ann Arbor Trail west of Beck Road. Enter the park and follow the road to the top of the hill where the four baseball diamonds are. This park is also known as McClumpha Park as well.
8U - Monday, July 22, 2019 6:00 pm @ Plymouth Township Park #2
9U - Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:00 pm @ Heritage Park
10U - Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:00 pm @ Heritage Park
11U - Thursday, July 25, 2019 7:00 pm @ Heritage Park
12U - Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:00 pm @ Heritage Park
13U - Thursday, July 25, 2019 7:30 pm @ Heritage Park
14U - Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:30 pm @ Heritage Park
Alternate - All Players should attempt to tryout on the above original date. The below date is for call backs - or any player that was on vacation. If player attended original tryout date, then they should not attend the alternate date below.
Saturday, July 27, 2019 will be the call back date. Times will be posted at a later date.
8U Plymouth Twp Park #2 12:30 - 2:30
9U Heritage Park 1 9 – 11:00 am Register at 8:30 or 8:45 am
10U Heritage Park 1 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Register at 11:00 am
11U Heritage Park 2 9 – 11:00 am Register at 8:30 or 8:45 am
12U Heritage Park 2 11:30 – 1:30 pm Register at 11:00 am
13U Heritage Park 3 9 – 11:00 am Register at 8:30 or 8:45 am
14U Heritage Park 3 11:30 – 1:30 pm Register at 11:00 am
Heritage Park is located in Canton on Heritage Drive off of Canton Center (near fire station) Heritage Drive is the light between Cherry Hill and Palmer. Plymouth Township Park is located on Ann Arbor Trail west of Beck Road. Follow the road inside the park to the top of the hill where the four baseball diamonds are. This parek is also known as McClumpha Park.
Players should try out for the age division based on their age as of April 30, 2020 . Players would have to rank in top 3 spots in order to be allowed to play up an age. A payment of $250 is expected within 48 hours of commitment to team. Cardinals Red-elite teams from 10U and up may take 1 non-resident if carrying 11 players and 2 non-residents in carrying 12 players. Cardinals Blue teams will have zero non-residents.
All players trying out should pre-register to avoid a long line at tryout by fill either copying and pasting the below link into your internet browser or by clicking the tryout link below, or click on Tryouts under our sponsor box on home page.