2024 OSMB Registration (Owen Sound Minor Baseball)

2024 OSMB Registration
Please complete the below form to register for the 2024 Owen Sound Minor Baseball Association season. All registrations completed before February 1st, 2024 will be automatically entered into our "Early Bird" draw, where one lucky winner will get their registration fees back. The winner will be selected live on our Facebook page after the contact closes. Registration will remain open until Friday March 29th. IMPORTANT NOTE: Our 9U through 18U divisions include some travel within the WOBA (Western Ontario Baseball Association), that may be on different nights than the regular play nights (due to diamond availability).

Player Information

Jersey Number Selection

For those registering in any division other than Learn to Play pick 3 potential numbers for the back of the jersey.

Parent/Guardian Information

Dual Registration:

By completing this form, you are registering with both Owen Sound Minor Baseball and Baseball Ontario. 

Baseball Ontario appoints Owen Sound Minor Baseball to collect fees on its behalf, included in the registration fee collected through this process. No additional monies is charged to the parent registering locally. Baseball Ontario invoices Owen Sound Minor Baseball for fees collected.
Release of liability:

On behalf of myself and the player being registered, I recognize that baseball entails serious risks. Consequently, except as noted below, I and the player being registered relinquish all rights to a claim of any kind, including the right to a claim for bodily and material damages, regardless of the cause, against Baseball Ontario, its member associations, including Owen Sound Minor Baseball Association and their respective officers, employees, coaches, umpires, assignees, agents, representatives, and sponsors, even if such damages result from negligence of Baseball Ontario, its member associations, including Owen Sound Minor Baseball Association and their respective officers, employees, coaches, umpires, assignees, agents, representatives, and sponsors.

Without restricting the generality of the preceding, I and the player being registered also relinquish the right to any claim against Baseball Ontario, its member associations, including Owen Sound Minor Baseball Association and their respective officers, employees, coaches, umpires, assignees, agents, representatives, and sponsors resulting from a decision on their part, regardless of the nature of this decision.

This release of Baseball Ontario, Owen Sound Minor Baseball Association, and the other persons noted above does not preclude myself or the player being registered from making a claim under any sports accident coverage provided by Baseball Ontario and/or Owen Sound Minor Baseball Association to their players. An overview of the current sports accident coverage provided by Baseball Ontario can be found at the link below:

Privacy Policy:

Please be sure to review the linked Baseball Ontario Privacy Policy below;

Baseball Ontario Privacy Policy
Refund Policy:

Owen Sound Minor Baseball Refund Policy
 

April 1st – Full Refund
April 15 – Full Refund less $50 Administration Fee (payment processing fees and partial uniform cost recovery)
May 1st – No Refunds

WE WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT YOU VIA EMAIL:

To improve our communications and service we would like to correspond with you via email. In order to comply with Canadian legislation relating to commercial electronic messages, we are seeking your consent to communicate with you via electronic messages, including email, related to your relationship with Baseball Ontario including team selection, program, membership, promotional materials and other Baseball Ontario information. You may choose not to receive these communications at any time by emailing us at [email protected]
Photo Consent:

I authorize Owen Sound Minor Baseball  and/or its staff, associates, assistants, or subcontractors to use photograph(s), video and other media image provided for any Owen Sound Minor Baseball  promotional, educational or other pertinent uses. I also agree to Owen Sound Minor Baseball  using any images of the named minor(s) gathered by photographers, and or videographers supplying images to Owen Sound Minor Baseball.

These images may include, but are not exclusive to, club, coach, athlete and/or parent, and/or volunteer submissions by various member associations of Owen Sound Minor Baseball.

I authorize Owen Sound Minor Baseball to permit the use and display of photographs and/or recordings of the named minors in any Owen Sound Minor Baseball publication, multimedia production, including video and web usage, display, or advertisement.

I agree that Owen Sound Minor Baseball may use name, likeness, or information supplied by the undersigned.

The undersigned releases and forever discharges Owen Sound Minor Baseball and its officers and employees from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of said photographs / recordings, including but not limited to, any claims for invasion of privacy or defamation.
Rowan’s Law:

Under Rowan's Law, before any player can be registered with the local association and Baseball Ontario, the player, and the parent or legal guardian of the player if the player is under 18 years of age, must review one of the Concussion Education Resources provided by the Province of Ontario and must review the Player Code of Conduct. Links to these resources are provided here and will open in a separate window:

Province of Ontario Concussion Education Resources:
https://www.ontario.ca/page/rowans-law-concussion-safety

Baseball Ontario Player Code of Conduct:
https://www.baseballontario.com/filestore/htmleditattachedfiles/player_code_of_conduct2017-03-30t09-47-05v001_by_292.pdf

Rowan's Law Acknowledgement:

I hereby confirm that the player being registered to participate in baseball activities with the local association and Baseball Ontario, and the parent or legal guardian of the player being registered if the player is under 18 years of age, have reviewed one of the concussion education resources provided by the Province of Ontario as referenced above and have reviewed the player code of conduct as referenced above. I / we further acknowledge understanding the nature and risk of concussion and head injury to athletes, including the risks of continuing to play after a concussion or head injury is suspected.
Parent's Code of Conduct

Please review the Parent's Code of Conduct

I understand that not abiding by this Code of Conduct or inappropriate conduct may result in my being asked to leave the ballpark by either an umpire, OSMB Executive or
coach. I also understand that ALL removals will be reviewed by the OSMB Executive and
may possibly result in me not being allowed to return to the diamond for future games or practices.
Hey Hawks / Jr Baysox,
A growing trend has youth sports programs offering personal fitness training as a part of their program. Diamond Fitness has approached the league and is offering all interested players the opportunity to have 2 - 1Hr personal fitness sessions for only $25. Session 1 will be a workout, and Session 2 will be a baseline fitness assessment.

This offer is not a mandatory part of the OSMB registration, and if you are interested in taking part, Diamond Fitness will contact you directly to discuss and book the assessments. Please check the box below if you would like to be contacted. Parent names, phone number, and email address will be shared with Diamond Fitness. Player information can be shared by the parents directly to Diamond Fitness, if they choose to proceed.
Are you applying for financial assistance? The Jumpstart Individual Child Grant application (the “Application”) is an online application that a parent/guardian can use to submit a request for funding to Jumpstart on behalf of their child/children. Applications typically take between 6 to 8 weeks to process. You must provide an application number to proceed with financial assistance for this program.