2014 Junior and Senior Women's National Team Identification Camps

Published by Gilles LeBlanc

Published on February 06, 2014

Softball Canada is pleased to announce a series of Regional Identification Camps for the Junior and Senior Women's National Team programs in 2014 in preparation for the 2014 ISF Senior Women’s World Championship and the 2015 ISF Junior Women’s World Championship.


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(Athletes Born in 1996-98)

The first of three regional camps will be held June 14-15 in Brampton, Ontario. The purpose of this camp is to identify athletes who are interested in representing Canada on Softball Canada's Junior Women’s National team in 2015. This camp will begin on the Saturday morning and conclude on the Sunday evening. The camp will be comprised of positional testing, small group training and intersquad games.

The second Regional Camp will take place in Cloverdale, British Columbia beginning in the late afternoon on June 26 and concluding the evening of June 27 at the Cloverdale Softball Complex.

The third Regional Camp will take place at Glenn Reeve Fields in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on July 26 and July 27.

Regional Camp Registration Fee: $75.00
Registration Deadline: May 9, 2014 


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(Athletes Born 1995 or Before)

The first of two regional camps will be held June 11-14 in Brampton, Ontario. The purpose of this camp is to identify athletes who will represent Canada at the ISF Senior Women’s World Championship in Haarlem, Netherlands from August 15-24, 2014. This camp will begin on the Wednesday afternoon and conclude on the Saturday evening. The camp will be comprised of fitness testing, positional testing, small group training and intersquad games.

The second Regional Camp will take place in Cloverdale, British Columbia beginning on June 25 and concluding June 28 at the Cloverdale Softball Complex.

The 2014 Senior Women’s National team schedule is as follows:

Date Event Location
June 11-14 Eastern Regional Identification Camp Brampton, ON
June 25-28 Western Regional Identification Camp Cloverdale, BC
July 7-13 US World Cup of Softball IX Irvine, CA
July 14-22 Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship Surrey, BC
August 3-9 International Test Matches Ontario
August 15-24 ISF XIV Women's World Championship Haarlem, NED 


*All athletes who make the final roster for the Senior Women’s National Team are eligible to receive Athlete Assistance funding through Sport Canada

Regional Camp Registration: $100.00
Registration Deadline: May 9, 2014 

For athletes travelling from out of province to attend a regional camp who are looking for reasonable accommodations we recommend the following:

Sheridan College (www.stayrcc.com), the Breakaway Motel (www.breakawaymotel.com) and the Ramada (www.ramada.com).


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Women's National Teams 101 Document


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Standards for National 
Team Consideration

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Pitchers

  Minimum Standard National Team Best
Fastball 64mph 69mph
Change-Up 15-18 mph slower than maximum  
     
Any (2) of the following:    
Rise 60mph 64mph
Curve 60mph 64mph
Screw ball 60mph 64mph


Catchers

  Minimum Standard National Team Best
Throw: H-2B < 2.00 seconds 1.84 seconds
Glove to glove Release < 0.95 0.80


General Fitness

  Minimum Standard National Team Best
Throwing Speed (overhand) > 60mph 68mph
Plank 2.30 min 3.45 min
Beep Test (Leger) 6.5 12
Pro Agility 5.5 4.6
Crunches 30 in 1 min 60 in 1 min
Push Ups 25 in 1 min 40 in 1 min
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