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WELCOME. Hopefully you are reading this as you are planning on or thinking
about playing FULL Time/PART Time/WHEN Available with the ILLIANA THUNDERBOLTS this season.
The ILLIANA THUNDERBOLTS are entering into their 15th year playing
travel baseball. Your high school season is ending soon and you need to
CONFIRM your spot so we can begin playing in mid/late May.
We are FINALIZING our 2019 roster In the next few weeks so that we can
begin playing in mid/late May.
Here are some facts:
Q: Do we have a spot for your son?
A YES, WE DO. JUST FILL OUT THE FORM ABOVE (or if you
are reading this go to: http://illianathunderbolts.com/wp/2019-season/
How old must my son be to play on your team?
A: Your son must be born between May 1, 2001 and April 30, 2002 to be eligible to play on the 17u team in 2019.
Q; My son plays on his high school tea. How will that work? Is that a problem.
A: MANY OF OUR PLAYERS AT THIS AGE WILL BE PLAYING ON
THEIR H.S. TEAM. THIS MEANS HE WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO PLAY
FOR THE THUNDERBOLTS AS SOON AS HIS SEASON ENDS WHICH
IS USUALLY AROUND MAY 25th. HOWEVER YOU DO NOT WANT TO
WAIT UNTIL THEN TO TRY AND FIND A TEAM, ORDER A UNIFORM
AND BEGIN PLAYING. YOU NEED TO SIGN UP NOW.
Q: Do you have FULL Time spots and PART Time spots available?
A: YES WE DO!
Q: How does that work?
A: SOME OF OUR PLAYERS ASKED FOR A SHORTER SEASON SO
WE DECIDED TO OFFER A PART TIME PLAYER STATUS TO ACCOMMODATE THEM. BUT PLAYING WITH THE THUNDERBOLTS
YOU CAN STILL GET A FULL A BASEBALL FILLED SUMMER IN WITH
A FEW MORE DAYS OFF..
Q: What if there is a schedule conflict, like both teams have a game at the same
A: THIS CAN BE A CHALLENGE, HOWEVER WE HAVE BEEN DOING
THIS FOR 15 YEARS NOW AND HAVE QUITE A BIT OF EXPERIENCE IN MAKING THINGS WORK SO THAT EVERYONES NEEDS ARE CONSIDERED AND MET. AS LONG AS THERE IS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN BOTH PARTIES THERE WILL BE NO PROBLEM PARTICIPATING IN ENOUGH GAMES DURING THE SEASON.
Q: Can you be more specific?
A: SURE, OUR TEAMS WILL SCHEDULE ENOUGH GAMES BEGINNING IN LATE MAY AND CONTINUE UNTIL THE END OF JULY TO ACCOMMODATE THE MOST RESTRICTIVE SCHEDULE. IT’S EASIER THAN IT SOUNDS, PROVIDED OUR PARENTS/PLAYERS ARE FLEXIBLE AND COMMITTED.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: Our fees are extremely reasonable and in many cases the lowest in
your age bracket.
They vary by age and player type (Full Time or Part Time).
FULL TIME PLAYER FEE FOR THE 17u TEAM IS $625.00 FOR THE SEASON.
PART TIME PLAYER FEE FOR THE 17u TEAM IS $500.00 FOR THE SEASON.
Q: What is included in the fee?
A: THE FULL TIME TEAM FEE INCLUDES OUR 10 WEEK INDOOR
WINTER CAMP, APPROXIMATELY 34 GAMES & TOURNAMENTS, UNIFORMS, INSTRUCTION, AND MORE.
THE PART TIME TEAM FEE INCLUDES OUR 10 WEEK INDOOR
WINTER CAMP, APPROXIMATELY 17 GAMES & TOURNAMENTS, UNIFORMS, INSTRUCTION, AND MORE. IF YOU HAVE ATTENDED
OUR INDOOR WINTER CAMP AND HAVE PAID THAT FEE WE WILL
APPLY IT TOWARDS YOUR SEASON FEE.
Q: Do I have to pay my fee all at once?
NO, WE CAN SET UP A PAYMENT PLAN FOR YOU THAT FITS YOUR BUDGET. WE ALSO WILL HOLD SEVERAL FUNDRAISERS THAT IF
YOU CHOOSE TO PARTICIPATE IN CAN REDUCE UP TO 75% OF THE
Q: I am ready to sign up, what do I do now?
A: IF YOU ARE READING THIS ON PAPER THEN YOU NEED TO GO TO: http://illianathunderbolts.com/wp/2019-season THERE YOU CAN FILL
OUT THE ON-LINE REGISTRATION FORM. IF YOU ARE READING THIS ON-LINE JUST SCROLL BACK UP TO THE ON-LINE FORM. THEN, TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT, YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE A DEPOSIT. FULL TIME PLAYER DEPOSIT IS $225.00. PART TIME PLAYER DEPOSIT IS $150.00.
YOU CAN MAKE THAT DEPOSIT PAYMENT WITH A CREDIT/DEBIT CARD AT: http://illianathunderbolts.com/wp/make-a-payment/
OR IF YOU ARE READING ON LINE, JUST CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW; http://illianathunderbolts.com/wp/make-a-payment/
Q: How far does the team travel to for games & tournaments?
A: UNLIKE MANY TEAMS WE STAY PRETTY CLOSE TO HOME, USUALLY ABOUT A 25 MILES RADIUS FROM THE I80/I94 INTERSECTION. WE MAY DO ONE OVERNITE TOURNAMENT IN JULY IF THE PARENTS APPROVE.
Q: Where and when are the practices held?
A: SINCE we do play a lot of games and some of the players also play on a second team and the weather in the spring can be iffy and school is still
going on and most parents work during the week, we try to limit practices
to a limited number of days. Our practices are scheduled to enhance and
fine tune the game/tournament performances.
Our practice field is located at 19051 S. Halsted in Glenwood, Il.
MORE QUESTIONS CALL 708-473-5051