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Alabama Crimson Tide Softball Camps
Alabama Crimson Tide Softball Camps

          PATRICK MURPHY SOFTBALL SCHOOL FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

PREVIOUS CAMP BALANCE / CAMP FORWARDS: Your camp balance does not reserve or hold your spot for future camps or clinics. If you are using a forward from a previous camp, please e-mail kharris@ia.ua.edu once registration has opened for the camp or clinic you would like to register for AND prior to the camp or clinic filling up!You CANNOT register online if you are using a forward from a previous camp, please e-mail kharris@ia.ua.edu once registration has opened for the camp or clinic you would like to register for AND prior to the camp or clinic filling up!

CAMP REFUND POLICY: In order to be compliant with NCAA rules, please understand that any payment you make towards camp is non-refundable. If for some reason a camper cannot attend, please inform Kate Harris (kharris@ia.ua.edu) two weeks prior to the camp or clinic date and we will gladly forward your camp balance to be used towards for a different Patrick Murphy Softball School Camp or clinic. If an individual cannot attend due to a medical reason, please provide a doctor’s note to kharris@ia.ua.edu and the balance will be forwarded, if the cancellation is made prior to camp. Finally, no refunds or balance forwards will be issued upon expulsion or voluntary withdrawal from camp.

CONFIRMATION EMAIL: You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours of registering online for camp. Be sure and check your junk box, as sometimes the confirmation e-mail can get lost there. Also, the e-mail address you listed on the application is where the confirmation e-mail will be sent, so please double check that the e-mail address is entered correctly before submitting camp registration form.

PAY REMAINING BALANCE INFORMATION: Remaining balance must be paid on-line by 11:59 PM CT on Monday, June 4th, 2018. You can pay your remaining balance anytime with your registration ID, by clicking on the "PAY BY BALANCE" button on the left side of the screen.

HOUSING: Campers are responsible for their own overnight accommodations and getting to/from Rhoads Stadium each day. The HAMPTON INN is the official hotel sponsor for Patrick Murphy Softball School and will provide rooms at a discounted cost. They have TWO locations in Tuscaloosa. Hampton Inn - University is located just on the other side of McFarland Blvd., across from Rhoads Stadium. Hampton Inn - East is located 7 miles from Rhoads Stadium. Please contact the Hampton Inn directly if you have any questions regarding overnight accommodations or if you have any issues with the links provided below.

SESSION I - OPTION 1:

Hotel: Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-University
Cost: $129/Night
Address: 600 Harper Lee Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 (Right across from Rhoads Stadium)
Phone: (205) 553-9800
Arrival Date: 10-Jun-2018
Departure Date: 13-Jun-2018
Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/softballcamp-session1
Hotel: Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-University
Group Name: Softball Camp - Session 1

SESSION I - OPTION 2:

Hotel: Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-East
Cost: $119/Night
Address: 6400 Interstate Dr., Cottondale, AL 35453 (7 Miles from Rhoads Stadium)
Phone: (205) 562-9000
Arrival Date: 10-Jun-2018
Departure Date: 13-Jun-2018
Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/SoftballCamp-Session1
Hotel: Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-East
Group Name: Softball Camp - Session 1

SESSION II - OPTION 1:

Hotel: Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-University
Cost: $129/Night
Address: 600 Harper Lee Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 (Right across from Rhoads Stadium)
Phone: (205) 553-9800
Arrival Date: 13-Jun-2018
Departure Date: 15-Jun-2018
Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/softballcamp-s2
Hotel: Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-University
Group Name: Softball Camp – Session 2

SESSION II - OPTION 2:

Hotel: Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-East
Cost: $119/Night
Address: 6400 Interstate Dr., Cottondale, AL 35453 (7 Miles from Rhoads Stadium)
Phone: (205) 562-9000
Arrival Date: 13-Jun-2018
Departure Date: 15-Jun-2018
Group Name: Softball Camp - Session 2
Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/SoftballCamp-Session2
Hotel: Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa-East
Group Name: Softball Camp - Session 2

CAMP CHECK-IN: Check-in will take place at Rhoads Stadium and campers will arrive according to where their last name falls in the alphabet. Camp activities will take place after registration.

  • Session I:
    • A-L 9:00AM-9:30AM
    • M-Z 9:15AM-9:45AM
  • Session II:
    • A-L 2:00PM-2:30PM
    • M-Z 2:15PM-2:45PM

For whatever reason, if you are not able to arrive prior to registration ending, please e-mail kharris@ia.ua.edu to coordinate a modified registration time. Please do not email regarding a late check-in UNTIL the week of camp. If a camper is leaving early, please notify via email as well. Please do not email regarding a late check-out UNTIL the week of camp.

WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP CHECK LIST:

  • Shorts / Pants (Whatever the camper is more comfortable in.)
  • Socks
  • T-Shirts
  • Softball Glove
  • Catching Equipment (If you are a Catcher)
  • Softball Bat
  • Helmet
  • Batting Gloves
  • Tennis Shoes / CleatS
  • Spending Money *See Camp Bank Explanation Below
  • Sunscreen
  • Medical Documents *See Further Explanation Below

TEAM ASSIGNMENTS: We have a very specific method in which we assign teams. In order to insure everyone plays their primary position at Rhoads Stadium, we have to follow this proven system. We will not be able to accommodate any requests for campers to be put on the same team.

CAMP ITINERARY: A detailed camp itinerary will be e-mailed out a few days prior to camp. The file will be in a PDF format, so you can access it via your smart phone or tablet during camp. You will also have the opportunity to make a copy prior to arriving at camp.

Session I Campers can Expect the Following Daily Schedule:

  • June 11th 10A-5P (lunch will be provided to campers on the concourse of Rhoads Stadium)
  • June 12th 9A-5P (lunch will be provided to campers on the concourse of Rhoads Stadium)
  • June 13th 9A-Noon

Session II Campers can Expect the Following Daily Schedule:

  • June 13th 3P-6P
  • June 14th 9A-5P (lunch will be provided to campers on the concourse of Rhoads Stadium)
  • June 15th 9A-Noon

CAMP BANK: Our staff will run a camp bank, available to all campers to keep their money in, so campers do not have to keep up with their own money during the week. Campers will have the opportunity to purchase Official Patrick Murphy Softball School merchandise during the week.

EVEN IF YOU HAVE ATTENDED PATRICK MURPHY SOFTBALL SCHOOL CAMPS IN THE PAST, WE WILL NEED NEW COPIES OF BOTH DOCUMENTS:

  • Copy of Insurance Card
  • Copy of High School Physical or Signed Doctor’s Permission Form