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Mike Candrea and Southwest Camps 31st Annual Holiday Softball Camp

Join Coach Mike Candrea and his University of Arizona softball coaching staff for a 2-day clinic designed to improve all aspects of your game. Instruction will focus on Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Infield and Outfield Defense, Short Game, Baserunning, and Sliding. Demonstrations will be provided by current University of Arizona players along with former All Americans and Olympians. Current and former collegiate coaches from around the country make up this incredible staff. Improve your softball skills, while learning from the nationís best!!

Dates and Times:

December 16, 2017   10:00-5:00            Check In 8:30-9:55am---Lunch Break 1:15-2:15
December 17, 2017   9:00-4:00              Check In 8:45-8:55am---Lunch Break 12:30-1:30

Cost and Ages
$240 before December 1, 2017 $265 after December 2nd
Refunds minus $25 processing fee given before December 1, 2017
No refunds after December 2, 2017

Players in 4th thru 12th grade are eligible to participate in Southwest Camps 31st Annual Holiday Softball Camp.

Location To Be Determined- The location we used last year is under construction. We will update the site with Park Location after we finalize the location.

Important Camp Information

  • All players need to bring a Glove, Batting Gloves, Helmet, Bat, Cleats, Water Bottle and Lunch (if applicable) to camp each day. LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED at this Camp since there is not restaurant services at the parks we are looking at.
  • Catchers need to provide their own catching gear
  • All campers will receive a t-shirt and have the opportunity to get a photograph/autograph with the U of A coaches and players
  • This is not an official function of the University of Arizona. Camps are open to all entrants, limited only by age

Frequently Asked Questions?

Will Coach Candrea be present at camp?
Yes, Coach Candrea works all sessions of camp.

Do Pitchers need to provide their own catchers?
No, Southwest Camps provides catchers for the pitchers in our clinics to throw to.

Can parents watch the camp sessions?
Yes, parents are allowed to view all sessions, we just ask that parents stay behind the fences.

Can parents videotape the sessions?
Parents are allowed to videotape their daughters from behind the fence, but we ask that none of our clinicians are video taped.

Will there be Arizona Softball clothing available for purchase?
Yes, we will have a large selection of shorts, sweat pants, sweat shirts, and t-shirts available for purchase. 
We also will have a few different vendors selling their softball products at our camp.

What do I put down if my daughter plays multiple positions?
Please select ALL of the positions that your daughter would like to work on during camp.

Will more paperwork be sent to me?
Yes, approximately 3 weeks before the start of camp, you will be emailed the Medical Release that will need to be completed, SIGNED and returned so your daughter can participate at camp. Exact address for camp and directions will also be sent at that time.

Do you accept walk up registrations at camp?
Yes, we can accept walk up registrations at camp.  The cost is $265

Hotels in the Area

    Embassy Suites Tucson Paloma Village 3110 E Skyline Dr, Tucson, AZ 85718 (520) 352-4000

    Residence Inn by Marriott: 2660 E. Medina Rd, Tucson AZ 85756 (520)-294- 5522

    Aloft Tucson University Hotel: 1900 E Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85719 (520) 908-6800

    Radisson Suites Tucson: 6555 E. Speedway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85710 (520)-721- 7100
PLEASE NOTE: The process to register for this camp has two(2) parts. The Athlete information and Medical Release form AND payment. The forms and the payment made on the next pages are sent together to the camp office. Without completing BOTH form and payment your reservation for the camp will not be received.
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