VU Baseball 2019 Summer Showcase

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Blazer Baseball Summer Showcase 2019

Workouts put high school players in front of VU coaches

We would like to invite you to attend this year's Blazer Baseball Summer Showcase. This showcase is for top high school players, who are serious about their future in collegiate play. This is your opportunity to display your talent in front of the VU Baseball coaching staff. 
Where: Jerry Blemker Baseball Field
           1562 Old Terre Haute Road
           Vincennes, IN
When: July 16, Tuesday
          August 25, Sunday
          October 27, Sunday
          November 10, Sunday
NOTE: If it rains on November 10 a rain date will be held Sunday, November 17 

Who: Players must be in High School to attend 
*The showcase is limited to the first 64 players. 
Cost    $60 Advanced Registration
           $70 Day of Event
NOTE: No Refunds. If for some reason you are not able to attend or weather causes us to cancel you will receive credit towards a future showcase. 

The Showcase will be all-day event. Coaching staff will use the following schedule for the showcase: All times are EDT.
  • 10:15-10:45    Registration
  • 10:45-11:00    Introduction of staff
  • 11:00 am        Showcase begins
    (All times Eastern Standard Time)

The Showcase will be similar to pro-style workouts and will include the following:
  • 60 yard sprint
  • Infield/outfield
  • On-field hitting (weather permitting)
  • Pitching (including live-game situations)
  • Practice game
  • Tour of the VU Campus

All participants should bring cleats, a glove, a hat and baseball pants. Catchers should bring their own equipment. Each participant will receive a free VU T-shirt. 

For more information, contact:
Chris Barney
VU head baseball coach
Office - 812.888-4429
Cell - 812.483.5035
Click here for registration form.

VU Trailblazer Baseball to offer youth camp December 8 for ages 6-13

VINCNENES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Baseball Team will be hosting a youth camp for ages 6-13, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.

This will be a great opportunity for children to be under the tutelage of the Trailblazer Baseball coaching staff. We will cover all aspects of the game; hitting, pitching and defense. This will be an all day event from 9:30am till 2:30pm in the afternoon. The camp will include a pizza party for lunch, and also a camp T-shirt. 

The camp will be held in Beless Gym on the campus of Vincennes University on the corner of Indianapolis and Chestnut Streets.   

If you are interested in attending our camp please print off the attached form below. Fill out the form and mail it back to us. You can also register online at:

Early Registration is open till Friday, Nov. 30 and cost is $55.00. After Nov. 30, the price is $60.00.

Additional discounts will be given for families sending more than one sibling, contact Coach Barney for more information.


Camp Rundown:


9:30-9:40- Introduction of Coaches and Staff

9:40-10:00 - Vincennes University Baseball Stretching Routine

10:00-10:25 -Baserunning

10:25-10:30- Water Break

10:30-12:30- Station Work- 2xs Circuits—10 min stations

1st Circuit  -Hitting- Cage (Front Toss), Soft-toss, Live BP, Wiffle Balls, Tees, and a Throwing Station

2nd Circuit - Fielding-Ground Balls, Outfield Play, Fly Balls, Relays, Rundowns, Pitching Mechanics

12:30-1:15- Pizza Party (Make sure everyone uses restroom also)

1:15-1:45- Batting Practice/ Radar gun (Will have 3 stations on for BP in cage, whiffle ball and radar gun )

1:45-2:30- Games


2:30- Conclude camp and Hand out T-SHIRTS.


All players will need to bring their own equipment marked with their names on them.


Please make checks payable to:

Vincennes University Baseball

1002 North First Street PE-19

Vincennes, IN, 47591


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the coach below:


Chris Barney                                      


Office: 812-888-4429














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T-SHIRT SIZE (circle one)  Youth S     YM     YL     Adult S     AM     AL     AXL


The undersigned (parent or guardian, if under 18 years of age) understands that the applicant will be engaging in physical activity during the camp which contains an inherent risk of physical injury and the undersigns releases and hold harmless Vincennes University, its officers, trustees, agents, employees, including all who are working the camp, from any and all liability whatever kind or nature, from personal injury or property damage arising out of the applicants participation in the camp.  I know of no reason for my child not to participate in the camp.  I hereby grant permission for my child to be treated by a licensed physician or member of the staff in the event of an injury, illness, or mishap and shall not hold liable any listed above for any consequences from such injuries or treatment.  I have carefully read all the information in this form and agree to all conditions.



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