one step closer to the big leagues

Expansion


The membership of the Great West League (GWL) is interested in exploring the expansion feasibility for the 2018 season and beyond with any individual, group or community that would like to join us in providing a high quality, family-oriented, and economical sports entertainment to their community.
 
If you are interested in joining us in developing top student athletes, generating fan excitement and providing a high quality sports entertainment experience, then we would like to hear from you.  We believe that we have one of the best summer college baseball model available today on the West Coast and any one of our Board Of Directors or our Commissioner would be more than happy to provide you more information.

The following points represent the restrictions and criteria requirements for consideration to join the Great West League (GWL).

  • To be admitted to the GWL, an expansion team must receive a majority of votes from existing teams.
  • In advance of voting, expansion teams must provide an anticipated working budget, projected source of players and ballpark contract prior to being formally admitted to the league.  The league will provide documentation to ballpark booking agent if needed to provide proof that the team is being considered for participation in the league.
  • The new team will be required to pay all league fees (expansion and yearly fees) in advance for the first season.  All funds are non-refundable should the team chose not to participate in the league.   Delete this last sentence – redundant -- A simple majority vote of members’ organizations shall grant a team admission to the league.

The new team must adhere to all existing GWL rules / regulations and to all discipline policy regarding ejections, suspensions, alcohol / tobacco rules and supplemental discipline.  This includes the following (but is not limited to):   

  • All player contracts and liability waivers must be submitted prior to participation
  • Final roster must be submitted in full in accordance to the yearly date as established by the league
  • Team representation at all league meetings or conference calls
  • Future year’s payment schedule as per regular GWL policy.
  • Full participation in the league’s stat program and other public initiatives.


CONTACT US:
503-946-1122 or greatwestleague@comcast.net

About the Great West League

The Great West League is one of the premier summer collegiate wood bat leagues in North America, poviding a professional, minor league-like atmosphere for top college players seeking professional baseball careers. The league also provides affordable family entertainment, enriching its member communities in California and Oregon.