Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)Updated Friday January 13, 2017 by Jose De Varona.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: I received an Out of boundary notification during registration, yet I live in Pembroke Pines.
A: Please scan and email firstname.lastname@example.org a copy of your water bill and we will override the limitation once verified.
Q: During the registration process, I am being asked for age verification for my child. How can I get this done?
A: Please scan and email email@example.com a copy of your child’s birth certificate and we will override the limitation once verified.
Q: What are the practice and game days for the divisions?
A: Typically, divisions have practice twice a week with games days being on Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays; depending on the division. All scheduling will be provided to you once the season starts either by coaches or via our SI Play app. We encourage everyone to visit our website www.wppobaseball.com as it is has the most up to date information on practice and game schedules.
Q: What kind of experience does the child have to have to play?
A: We welcome and encourage children of all ages and skills to join us. We do not have a required experience to join our league.
Q: Can my child be moved up in age group?
A: Unfortunately we cannot arbitrarily move players up or down. The league is governed by the Optimist program and the City of Pembroke Pines, who defines the rules on what divisions a child is placed on based on age.
Q: Where do we play games?
A: For divisions beginning with T-Ball all the way up to 10U (Mustang), all games are played at Pembroke Shores Park. However, if your child plays 12U (Bronco) and up, they may travel to other local parks as those divisions play inter league games.
Q: What does the fee cover?
A: The registration fee covers the following:
Q: Can friends be placed on the same team?
A: We make all efforts to place siblings and friends per the request of the parents, granted the children are in the same age group, to be placed on the same team. Although not guaranteed, the request can be made. Please note that in the older divisions, 8U and up, this becomes more difficult as coaches actually draft players based on skills exposed during tryouts.
Q: Does concession accept credit cards?
A: No, at this time we are not. However, we are looking into the future use of cards as we realize it makes it easier for everyone.
Q: Can my child play in the Cobras baseball travel program?
A: We encourage all our recreational players to work towards travel. However, the selection process for the travel program is based on the coaches individual need for players. Be on the lookout for tryout announcements for each of our travel divisions when slots become available.
Q: How can I stay up to date with park related events and or schedules? Such as closures?
A: We have many ways to stay up to date with what’s happening at our park. The best place is our website, www.wppobaseball.com. If you prefer to get real-time alerts, follow us on social media Instagram and twitter wppobaseball, Facebook westppinesbaseball
Q: How can help make a difference in our program?
A: We welcome anyone that is interested to volunteer to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org