Welcome to the new home of the Vernon Hills Sports Club and Vernon Hills Community Baseball and Softball (VHCBS) Organizations. Our organizations are committed to providing quality youth sports programs in Vernon Hills. Our programs include Basketball, Poms, Football, Lacrosse, Community Softball, and Community and Travel Baseball. We are in the process of updating our website with both content and branding for each organization which we expect to complete over the next few months.
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2017 VHCBS Travel Tryouts - Save The Date
Please read below for baseball tryouts registration information:
The tryout fee is $20.00 per player (payment required at time of registration) if you register online before August 21st.
** For those who do not pre-register online before August 21st, the tryout fee will be $50.
Tryout dates and times:
11:00am - 1:00pm for age levels 9U, 10U, 11U
1:30pm - 3:30pm for age levels 12U, 13U, 14U
Sunday 8/28 ** -- This is only for exceptions that will be pre-approved through Brian Mahler and Bill Polisson. Please send email to email@example.com if you are in need of an alternative tryout date. If you are approved for tryout date on the 28th we will inform you of the time and location.
Note: Sunday August 28th will also be the contingency date in the event we run into inclement weather on Sunday August 21st. If we have to conduct tryouts on the 28th due to weather the times for the age groups will be the same as listed above on the 21st.
Please note 8u tryouts will be done at a later date.
Note: All tryouts will be held at VHAC fields (1-4) . (300 Nike Parkway)
Fees: Early Registration (by June 30th)- $375/player
Regular Registration (After July 31st)- $450/player
Refund Policy: Prior to the start of practice, the Vernon Hills Sports Club pays league fees, insurance fees, trainers, and officials that cover all participants. These fees are not reduced or refundable to any Jr. Cougar's football participant. Participants who experience injuries during preseason practice or season games will not receive a refund. NO REFUND OF REGISTRATION FEES WILL BE GIVEN AFTER AUGUST 1, 2016.
Athletic Trainer: A certified athletic trainer will be at each league game to ensure athletes receive speedy and top quality medical attention for any on filed injury.
Helmet with chin strap
Once again for the 2016 football season, the VHSC will provide a discounted helmet purchase program for families that wish to purchase their own helmets
Insurance: The VHSC carries insurance on all of its players and coaches. This coverage is designed to supplement individual medical coverage. Each family is required to acknowledge and sign the VHSC waiver form prior to participating in any practice or game.
Tentative Schedule: Practice will begin the week of August 8th. The first 2 weeks of practice will consist of 5-6 practices per week. Once school starts, practice will be 3 times per week, plus a walk through the day before each game. Practices generally last 1 ½ hrs.
Games: The Jr. Cougars is a member of the Central Suburban Youth Football League. We are scheduled to play teams from Buffalo Grove, Evanston, Glenview, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Skokie, Niles, Norridge, Winnetka, and Wilmette.
Games will be held on Sundays from the beginning of September through the end of October. We are tentatively scheduled to play an 8-game season. Additional games may be added.
Coaching: If you are interested in volunteering to coach one of the teams, please check the box during online registration