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East Cobb Academic Showcase06/27/2018 - 06/28/2018 ~ Wednesday - Thursday Registration Ends: 06/25/2018$250.00 | East Cobb Baseball Complex 4617 Lee Waters Rd, Marietta, GA 30066
Sponsored by the East Cobb Patriots and Opportunities for Kids, Inc.
This is an Academic Showcase for 2019, 2020 and 2021 Graduates. The entry cost is only $250.00
Participation is limited to the first 120 student athletes to register.
You must have a 3.0 GPA or 85% overall grade or better to register for the Showcase.
Schools that have attended and scouted East Cobb Academic Showcases in the past three years: Centre, UAB, Wheaton, Bucknell, Amherst, Transylvania,Tufts, Mercer, Samford, Piedmont, Kennesaw State, Sewanee, Washington and Lee, Emory, Rhodes, Davidson, Maryville, Coast Guard, University of Texas-Dallas, Berry, Shorter, Millsaps, Franklin & Marshall, Dickinson, Point, Whitman, Covenant, Trevecca, Denison, Georgetown, NC Wesleyan, Birmingham Southern, LaGrange, Northwestern, Washington University, Tusculum, Young Harris, Wofford, Montevallo, Lee, Huntington, Hendrix, Savannah State, Georgia State and Harvard.
Coaches from Mercer, Davidson, Kennesaw State and the Patriots will be field coaches at this summers Showcase. We expect an additional 30-40 coaches to scout the Showcase.
Day 1: Check-in, stretching, 60-yard time, throwing warm-up, infield and outfield evaluation, catching pop times, hitting. All pitchers, including secondary pitchers, may throw bullpens.
Day 2: Teams scrimmaging. Pitchers evaluated during scrimmage games. Players are guaranteed to play in their PRIMARY Position only during the game portion of the Showcase. The Showcase Coordinator will use secondary positions as needed. All Pitcher Onlys will have the opportunity to throw 2 innings.
Equipment: Players should be dressed for camp daily with baseball pants and bring all baseball gear- pants, hats, and bat etc. Please bring your own water!
Emory Coach Bobby Perez: The East Cobb Patriots Academic Showcase is a great event we attend every year. It provides us an opportunity to see outstanding baseball players with outstanding grades. The number of student-athletes mixed with all the great colleges that attend is a win-win situation for both.
Check in at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, June 27.
East Cobb Baseball Complex
Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the Showcase draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for the Showcase. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.