STEELE CREEK NEWS
Open for Spring Sports at Steele Creek Athletic Association
Registration is open for boys and girls spring
sports at the Steele Creek Athletic Association now through February
2, 2013 at
In-person registrations for all sports are on Saturdays, January 26
and February 2 from 9:00 AM until 12 Noon at the Community House
located at the Steele Creek Athletic Association fields, 13530
spring season playing or :league are' for each player is determined
using the following cut-off dates:
4Baseball - Age
as of May 1, 2013
- Age as of December 31, 2012
- Age as of August 1, 2012 (Soccer players may begin registering
"league Age 4-1/2 in the spring.)
Practices for baseball, soccer, and girls softball will start in
late February with the regular game schedule beginning in late March
or early April. The regular game season will end in late Mayor early
June, depending on the sport. Post season or tournament play may
extend the season for some players into July.
WHO IS SCAA?
Steele Creek Athletic Association (SCAA) is a
volunteer managed and run organization that was formed in the late
1950's and charged with the purpose of providing youth team sports
activities in the Steele Creek community and surrounding area. SCAA
first chartered with Little League Baseball in 1958 and was
incorporated as a 501(c)3 with the State of North Carolina in 1968.
members own, built, and maintain their own 40 acre athletic complex
on Choate Circle. SCAA
also programs the sports
activities at other off-site facilities.
SCAA currently maintains nine fields for youth
baseball and softball, six fields on-site (and four offsite) for
youth soccer, and one field for youth football. The facilities also
include various concessions, meeting, and storage buildings as well
as the appropriate dugouts and press boxes.
SCAA is affiliated with various national and
international organizations. Baseball is affiliated with Little
League Baseball International, Babe Ruth Baseball, and Charlotte
Area Challenge. Softball is affiliated with Char-Meek Girls
Softball. Soccer is affiliated with North Carolina Youth Soccer
Association. Football as well as cheerleading (both only available
in the Fall) are affiliated with Pop Warner and the Carolina Little
YES. THERE ARE FEES INVOLVED
Fees are paid at registration. The registration
and membership fees, along with sponsorships and donations allow the
programs at SCAA to be offered. SCAA receives no public, city,
county, state, or federal funds.
Yearly Family Membership fee is $65.00. Each family that has a child
in SCAA is responsible for a yearly family membership. The family
membership fee is used for fixed expenses, mainly the mortgage and
Each child that plays at SCAA is responsible for
a sport fee for each sport they participate in.
Baseball sports fees are T-Ball (4, 5 and 6) - $120.00, Machine
Pitch (7 and 8) - $145.00, Minors (9 and 10) - $155.00, Majors (11
and 12) - $165.00, Babe Ruth (13-18) - $185.00.
Soccer sport fees are Under 6 (4 and 5 years old) - $65.00, Under 8
through High School (6-17 years old) - $100.00.
softball sport fees are 6 and Under - $120.00, 8 & 10 and Under -
$130.00, 12, 14 & 16 and Under- $145.00.
sports fee is mainly used for expenses specific to the sport being
played with a percentage of all sports fees going towards facilities
maintenance and development.
is a limited amount of financial aid available for each sport.
Applications for financial aid are
available during the
in-person sports registration periods at the Steele Creek Community
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