Details & FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Should I Attend A Showball Showcase Cam?p
- BE SEEN BY ALL 8 IVY LEAGUE HEAD COACHES!
- We run the nation’s only Head Coach Academic Showcase Camps and the nation’s largest showcase camp (150 colleges – Super Mega Showcase Camp).
- Our #1 showcase platform enables student-athletes to perform at optimal levels and achieve peak performance.
- With a collection of top coaches from Division I, II & III colleges in attendance, your odds of playing college softball drastically increase.
- All head coaches and recruiting coaches will be actively providing feedback, workouts, instructional work, and coaching for the entire camp.
- Put yourself in a position to succeed.
What Should Each Player Bring To Camp?
All players are required to bring their softball equipment (baseball gloves, batting gloves, bats, helmets, and catcher’s equipment), softball pants, socks, belts and cleats. We recommend wearing white pants, red socks and a red belt. Jerseys and hats will be provided at check-in.
After the 1st day of the camp, all players must show up to camp in full uniform with shirts tucked in and with hats on properly.
What Time Does Camp Begin Each Day?
Please be advised that there are two different start times on day 1. Half of the campers will be required to check in at 7am while the other half of the campers will be required to check in around 12:30pm. Each group will workout for approximately 5-6 hours.
On day 2, the start and end times are contingent upon your team’s scheduled games. Please be prepared for your 2nd game to end as early as 1pm or as late as 7pm.
When Will The Camp Schedule & Rosters Be Available Pre-Camp?
Please reference the itinerary link on the desired camp page. Typically, itineraries, rosters and camp instructions are posted 4-5 days prior to the start of a given camp.
Does Showball Provide Lodging and Meals For Participants?
All participants are responsible for their own lodging and meals. To secure a room at the host hotel (same hotel where coaches will be staying), please reference the “travel / accommodations” link on the desired camp page.
May My Son Be Placed On The Same Team As a Friend Or Current Teammate?
To ensure that your son and teammate / friend are on the same team, simply send a request via email email@example.com.
All requests must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to the start date of a camp.
Are Parents Permitted To Attend The Camp And Interact With Coaches?
Parents are indeed encouraged to attend the camp as your support is vital in this process.
However, although interaction with coaches is permitted, we recommend being mindful that each coach’s purpose for being at the camp is to interact with and evaluate the players. In the event your son is having a conversation, you are certainly welcome to join.
WiLl Evaluations / Player Worksheets Be Provided To Players?
All players will be provided a verbal feedback (consisting of constructive feedback) at the conclusion of their 2nd game on day 2.
The feedback should be utilized as a tool for players to improve their game and the information will be provided by one of the attending college coaches.
Will There Be An Athletic Trainer On Location?
Showball employs and ensures that an athletic trainer will be on site for the duration of the camp.
In the event that ice is required or an injury occurs, the trainer will be available to address the situation.
What Happens In The Event of Inclement Weather and Will There Be a Refund?
There are no refunds.
Since all expenses are paid in their entirety prior to the start of the camp, there are no refunds under any circumstance. However, in the event of inclement weather, Showball reserves the right to modify the camp schedule and format in order to complete as much of the camp as possible.
This includes shortening workouts, drills and/or games. Although we will not extend the camp to another day, we will certainly do everything in our power to provide a complete and professional experience.
Attend a Showball Camp and Your Chances Of Playing College softball Increase
All campers will receive a complimentary snack if they are enrolled in Day Camp (ages 3-6) and during afternoon Extended Care for all campers. Water is always available and encouraged to provide a boost of energy during the hot summer days.
Of course, campers are welcome to bring their own snack to camp. If you bring a snack from home, please label it with a permanent marker and include your camper’s first and last name. Please also note that camper-brought snacks will be stored in a cool indoor space, but will not be refrigerated.
Helpful Recruiting Tips
Webinar schedule and recruiting tips will be announced soon.
High School Student-Athletes Attend Showball To Increase Their Chances of Playing College Softball
There are three primary reasons to enroll in a Showball event:
- HEAD COACHES: Increase your odds of competing at the next level. Play in front of Head Coaches, who make all final decisions for their collegiate programs.
- EXPOSURE & EFFICIENCY: Interact with over 45 to 70 college coaches, representing the nation’s top athletic programs and academic institutions. all at one venue.
- STAY AHEAD & BE INFORMED: Get to know the coaches throughout the camp: ask them questions, learn about the recruiting process, request candid feedback.
The Showball Advantage – By The Percentages
Over 15 Years of Feedback: Parents, Players and College Coaches
Attribute The Increase In Your Percentage To Play Collegiate softball
After Attending a Showball Showcase Camp
PARENTS Have Stated That Showball Camp Alumni Have a 97% Increased Opportunity To Play College softball
COACHES Have Stated That Showball Camp Alumni Have a 99% Increased Opportunity To Play College softball
PLAYERS Have Stated That Showball Camp Alumni Have a 96% Increased Opportunity To Play College softball
Information Collection and Use
At Showball Camps, we respect and protect the privacy of our customers and those who use our website. The following Privacy Statement provides details about how your personal information is collected and used.
Showball Camps is the sole owner of information collected on this site and through our registration provider’s site, Active.com. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Showball Camps may collects information from our users at several different points on our website. Our website offers several opportunities for visitors to register for promotional and informational mailings. These registration forms are often linked to Showball Camps’s mailing lists and request users to provide contact information (such as name and email address). We use this contact information to send users information about our company and its products and services if requested or necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time (see the choice/opt-out section below).
Bullying and Behavior Management Policy
At Showball Camps, we respect and protect all of our customers, coaches, players, families, facilities, equipment, and employed staff.
Player Expectations and Behavior Management Plan Expectations for Attendees
The following behaviors are unacceptable and will not be tolerated:
- Swearing/Foul Language
- Hitting for fighting, or any other method of physical harm
- Destruction of property
- Demeaning or bullying another camper
- In possession of/use of a weapon
In extreme cases of unacceptable behavior that is physically threatening to other participants or staff or in direct violation of the camp safety and/or COVID-19 guidelines and protocols, the camp reserves the right to immediately remove a participant from a program. There is a Zero Tolerance Policy for verbal threats or actions toward the physical well-being of other campers or staff. This behavior will result in the immediate dismissal of the player and thos who attended the camp with him: friends and/or family members.
No refunds will be issued if your child has been removed from the program for disciplinary reasons.
Therefore, please note that there are no refunds for any player who is asked to leave camp due to behavioral challenges (bullying, fighting, verbal or physical abuse or any other form of misconduct) as assessed and determined, with full discretion, by the Director and the Showball Camp Administrative staff at Showball Camp Headquarters.
Sharing and Usage
Showball Camps will never share, sell, or rent your personal information with third parties for their promotional use. Occasionally, we enter into contracts with third parties so that they can assist us in servicing you (for example, providing registration service). The contracts prohibit them from using any of your personal information for their own purposes, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide to them. We may disclose or report personal information in limited circumstances where we believe in good faith that disclosure is required under the law. For example, we may be required to disclose personal information to cooperate with regulators or law enforcement authorities, to comply with a legal process such as a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or law enforcement request.
Use of Web Technologies
We use a variety of technologies on our site. Among these are cookies; a piece of information that our websites provide to your browser when you visit our sites. Cookies allow us to verify the login status of customers on our website, support our online registration process, and to track and measure the success of a particular marketing campaign. Cookies also allow us to track overall site usage and determine areas users prefer, enabling us to make your visit to our website easier by recognizing you when you return and helping to provide you with a customized experience. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. If you choose to disable cookies, you may still use our site; however, you may have limited access to some areas within our websites. We may access and set cookies using web beacons, also known as single-pixel GIFs which are invisible graphical images. These web beacons provide us useful information regarding our site such as which pages users access. When we send you emails, we may include a single-pixel GIF to allow us to determine the number of people who open our emails. When you click on a link in an email, we record this individual response to allow us to customize our offerings to you. We also keep track of activity on our website via log files stored on our web servers. We collect information such as IP address, browser type and version, and the pages you view. We also keep track of how you landed on our site and any links you click on to leave our site. Once you leave our site, we do not track you. We use your website activity to assist us in offering you a personalized Web experience, assist you with technical support, diagnose problems with our server, administer our websites and to tailor our product and service offerings to you.
Our site provides links to third-party websites, such as those of our business partners. Because Showball Camps does not control the information policies or practices of these third parties, you should review their privacy policies to learn more about how they collect and use personally identifiable information.
We take every precaution to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information by using industry-recognized security safeguards such as firewalls, coupled with carefully developed security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration. When we ask for sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, we protect it through the use of encryption during transmission, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Showball Camps takes care to reinforce the importance of our website visitors’ security and privacy among our employees. Our employees are trained and required to safeguard your information and, using physical, electronic and procedural safeguards, we restrict access to personal information to those employees and agents for business purposes only. Additionally, we use internal and external resources to review the adequacy of our security procedures.
Showball Camps provides users the opportunity to opt-in, opt-out or change preferences via a link in the footer of most email messages. These options are made available when you sign-up for our email lists and in email messages delivered from our company. Alternatively, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Some communications (e.g. course and billing information) are necessary for all Showball Camps’ customers. You must not be signed up for a future Showball Camps program to unsubscribe from these communications. To cancel a Showball Camps program, please email us at email@example.com.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Showball Camps may process your Personal Data because:
- We need to perform a contract with you You have given us permission to do so
- The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
- For payment processing purposes
- To comply with the law
Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Showball Camps aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update, or delete the information we have on file. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
- The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
- The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data. The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
- The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
- The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Rancho Camps relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may also use Google Analytics and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to collect information regarding visitor behavior and visitor demographics on some of our Services, and to develop website content. This analytics data is not tied to any Personal Information. For more information about Google Analytics, please visit www.google.com/policies/ privacy/partners/. You can opt out of Google’s collection and Processing of data generated by your use of the Services by going to tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Notification of Changes
The policies on this page are subject to change. Policies were last updated on 1/11/2022.