For Immediate Release | 3.26.21
The Cascade Collegiate League announced the addition of 8 more west coast league exhibitions as part of a new 29-game showcase schedule.
fourteen wcl matchups now feature:
3 games versus the yakima valley Pippins (6/19-21)
3 games versus the walla walla sweets (6/22-24)
2 games versus the bellingham bells (6/26-27)
2 games versus the cowlitz black bears (7/2-3)
1 game versus the corvallis knights (7/5)
2 games versus the bellingham bells (7/27-28)
1 game versus the walla walla sweets (8/6)
The CCL Showcase Team schedule (originally released on February 9th) has been amended to reflect this new update. The 2021 CCL regular season will kick off june 11th at olympic stadium in hoquiam, wa, where all six affiliates will compete on weekends in june and july.
"We are thrilled to further expand our strong relationship with west coast league affiliates and their fan bases. These organizations have long been proponents of our league - we are excited for our players to have more opportunities to compete on such a bright stage."
-CCL Commissioner, Ben Krueger
built from standout players from across all Cascade league affiliates, the CCL Showcase TEam provides an even higher level of competition with direct exposure to West Coast League general management and field staff in their home stadiums. the Cascade Collegiate League Showcase Team promoted 16 CCL Players to West Coast League affiliates in 2019.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q - Who manages the CCL Showcase Team?
A - The CCL Showcase Team is managed by members of the CCL Front Office and Managers and assistants from all CCL Affiliates.
Q - How do I make the CCL Showcase Roster?
A - The CCL Showcase Roster is selected by the ccl front office from feedback given by ccl managers. The dynamic nature of the roster allows Players to move up and down on a game-by-game basis for multiple reasons including but not limited to: Performance, pitch count, positional need(s), travel proximity, etc.
Q - How is the opening day CCL Showcase Travel Roster selected before the CCL Season has even started?
A - The Opening Day CCL Showcase Roster is selected by the ccl front office using college coaches' referrals and players' spring performance as a primary base of reference.
Q - How many players will typically travel for each team?
A - The CCL Showcase Team will generally carry 25 players, including 10 pitchers for each road trip.
Q - Where do we stay on the road?
A - The CCL Showcase Team coordinates hotel accommodations in the city of play for all CCL Showcase Players and Coaches. Players will stay (4) to a room with rooming assignments provided by the CCL Front Office. There is no cost to players for these accommodations.
Q - Is it possible to play exclusively on the cCL showcase Team?
A - Yes. The 2021 CCL Showcase Team will include CCL Showcase Only rostered players. Those interested are invited to apply using the link below.