2019 Ripken Softball Classic

On Friday, May 3, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will hold our annual Ripken Softball Classic at Cal Sr.’s Yard and Ripken Academy in Aberdeen, MD.  This fun-filled day supports the work we do to help at-risk youth across the country.  Each team will play at least three games joined by a celebrity manager with the top two teams competing for the championship at Cal, Sr.’s Yard. Throughout the day, players will enjoy lunch, cocktails, and ballpark snacks. All event proceeds go to further the mission of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and our work with at-risk youth across the country.

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, working throughout the country with community-based youth organizations to serve at-risk young people and build Youth Developments Parks in America's most distressed communities. Founded in 2001, the Foundation is led by former Major League Baseball players, Cal Ripken, Jr. and Bill Ripken, and was named in memory of their father, Cal, Sr. The life lessons of leadership, teamwork, sportsmanship, personal responsibility, and a strong work ethic are keys to success for all young people, especially those living in disadvantaged circumstances.

For more information on sponsoring the 2019 Ripken Softball Classic, please click here to view the invite and commitment form. You can also fill in the webform below or contact Carrie LeBow at 443-841-7032 or clebow@ripkenfoundation.org for more information.

2019 Ripken Softball Classic Event Form

Sponsorship Levels
$15,000 Sponsor Benefits Include
  • 12-15 person team roster
  • Three game minimum
  • Top two teams compete for the championship at Cal, Sr.'s Yard
  • Celebrity managers lead each team
  • Team photograph with celebrity manager
  • Under Armour team shirts for each player
  • One Cal Ripken, Jr. autographed bat with inscription
  • One Cal Ripken, Jr. signed baseball
  • Opportunity to win championship trophy and autographed memorabilia for team
  • Lunch, cocktails, and ballpark appetizers
If you know the names of your team members, please type them into the text field above. If you do not know your team members' names yet, you will be able to return to the event page to submit them electronically or you can send them to Natalie Caterino at ncaterino@ripkenfoundation.org
Vector logo (EPS or AI format) is due by April 19, 2019. Please use the upload files button below to send us your logo directly.  If you do not have your logo ready yet, you will be able to return to the event page to submit it electronically or you can send it to Caroline Glass at cglass@ripkenfoundation.org

Payment is also due by April 19, 2019. You can submit your online donation here. Use the drop-down menus to select Fundraising Events, and then Ripken Softball Classic. You can also call 443-841-7043 to pay by credit card over the phone or send a check payable to the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to:

Natalie Caterino
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation
1427 Clarkview Road, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21209
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