Team Captain Corner

Team Captain Responsibilities:

Team Contact

Team Roster Management

Sportsmanship

Referee Fees

Equipment and Field Set-up

Score Updates

 

Team Contact:

  • All information and correspondence from TXSportsWaco will go to the team captains.

  • Captains are requested to respond to correspondence in a timely manner when dealing with schedule changes, inclement weather, sportsmanship issues, or other request.

  • Communicate with teammates and expected to pass on important information to their team players.

 

Team Roster Management

 

  • Recruit teammates (21+) that are fun, social, and put people before the game

  • Captains are responsible for knowing if their players are old enough to play in our leagues. Any team found with and underage player(s) on the field/roster will have the player in question removed immediately as well as a one game suspension issued to the team captain for the following game.

  • Recruit enough players to fill the roster prior to the registration end date

  • Complete the Payment for Registration for the Team (also see Team Registration instruction page)

  • Have all team members create an account an completely register on the Player Management System

  • Avoid forfeits and fees by having players RSVP for each game on the Player Management System

  • Find subs for games when players are short (Subs must register prior to the game. No subs allowed in Playoff and Championship Games)

  • Roster Checks:

    • Starting with the first game after the close of registration, all players will be required to bring photo ID’s to each game.  If you feel a team has an illegal player, you must notify us via text on the emergency line (254-307-2052) prior to the start of the game.  Once the game has been started, roster checks can no longer be honored unless a player arrives to the game late.  Please note, both teams will automatically be roster checked should a request be made.

    • Players not on the roster or registered as a sub will result in an automatic loss​ of the game

    • No subs are allowed in playoffs or championships

    • No player can be registered after the close of registration

    • Player that can no longer play due to job schedule change, injury, etc will receive a prorated league credit 

 

 

Sportsmanship

Captains are responsible for dealing with sportsmanship during the game, including:

  • Managing the actions of the teammates

  • Bringing up concerns with the opponent in a respectful manner to both the Game Coordinator and the referee during halftime or between quarters

  • Submitting a sportsmanship rating for the opposition to the Game Coordinator at the end of the game

  • Working with TXSportsWaco office on all sportsmanship issues and follow-up

  • Reading the Overly Aggressive Player section of the rules for the sport

Sportsmanship Rating:

Teams will be awarded a sportsmanship grade based on their conduct:

 

  • A (4.0) - Above and Beyond Conduct and Sportsmanship

  • B (3.0) - Good Conduct and Sportsmanship

  • C (2.0) - Average Conduct and Sportsmanship

  • D (1.0) - Below Average Conduct and Sportsmanship

  • F (0.0) - Poor Conduct and Sportsmanship

 

Teams must maintain a 2.5 AVERAGE in order to be ELIGIBLE for the playoffs

Once in playoffs, the team must maintain a 2.5 average in order to remain in playoffs 

 

 

Referee Fees

Beginning Summer 2021; Referee Fees will be added to registration fee.  One less thing we hope to take off your plate.

Below is a breakdown of officials’ fees paid per team, per game.

Equipment and Field Set -up

  • Captains are responsible for bringing required equipment to each game

  • Required Equipment will be listed on the League Registration page

  • There is a $30 Trash Pick-up fee for any trash left by a team (water bottles, trashy etc.)

 

Score Updates

  • Scores sometimes are entered incorrectly on accident, Captains can email Play@TXSportsWaco.com to request and update at least 24 hours prior to the next game.