Based out of historic Olympic Stadium, the wood bat Cascade Collegiate League was established in 2018 to provide NWAC, NAIA and NCAA baseball players an opportunity to compete in Washington and Oregon during June and July. Managed by current and former college coaches and players, the CCL places active college players on one of six teams to play 24 regular season games at Olympic Stadium including post-season play for a berth to the CCL Championship.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q - HOW LONG DOES THE SEASON RUN?
the ccl opens (8) weekends of regular season play on june 4th, 2022 with the final weekend of post-season play concluding on July 31st, 2022.
Q - WHAT ARE THE LOCATIONS OF THE TEAMS?
A - CCL AFFILIATES ARE BUILT WITH PLAYERS FROM across THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND ABROAD. THERE IS NO GEOGRAPHIC IMPLICATION FOR PLAYERS WHO ARE ROSTERED ON ANY ONE OF OUR SIX AFFILIATES. as a general rule of thumb, it is helpful for players to attend college, live or have friends, family or housing within a 2-hour radius of Olympic stadium.
Q - WHERE WILL THE GAMES BE PLAYED?
A - all cascade collegiate league regular and post-season games take place at olympic stadium in hoquiam, wa. Olympic stadium is located 1 hour 55 minutes southwest of seattle, wa, 2 hours 20 minutes northwest of portland, or and 3 hours from ellensburg, wa.
Q - what is included in the player fee?
A - the ccl provides each player a 24-game regular season schedule and opportunity to compete in league CCL PLAYOFFS IN ADDITION TO A DYNAMIC ROSTER SPOT ON THE CCL SHOWCASE TEAM. the ccl sHOWCASE TEAM PROVIDES A 24-GAME EXHIBITION SCHEDULE AGAINST WEST COAST LEAGUE AFFILIATES.
ALL PLAYERS RECEIVE (1) FITTED 5950 NEW ERA CAP AND (1) DRI-FIT T SHIRT FOR THEIR AFFILIATE WHICH ARE KEPT AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SEASON. NEW BALANCE BASEBALL JERSEYS ARE RETURNED TO THE CCL AT SEASON'S END.
THERE IS NO ADDITIONAL COST ASSOCIATED WITH PLAYING ON THE CCL SHOWCASE TEAM.
Q - MY TEAMMATE AND I WANT TO CARPOOL TOGETHER, CAN WE BE ROSTERED ON THE SAME AFFILIATE?
a teammate request form will be made available to all players before rosters are announced. the ccl front office does its best to accommodate all requests.
Q - HOW ARE THE ROSTERS built?
the cascade collegiate league builds rosters to satisfy ncaa compliance, league-wide competitive balance and positional depth before factoring in teammate/carpool requests. affiliate rosters are generally released in early may with corresponding affiliate schedules.