Chipotle Dine-to-Donate March 15

Enjoy a delicious Chipotle dinner and 50% of the proceeds go to Butler County Challenger

Show your team spirit by joining us for a fundraiser to support Butler County Challenger Baseball. Come in to the Chipotle at Bridgewater Falls 3335 Princeton Road in Hamilton on Wednesday, March 15th 2017 between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.
Bring this flyer or show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting Butler County Challenger to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Butler County Challenger Baseball.

Make a date. Bring a buddy. Tell all your friends!

MeasureUp Family Bowling Fundraiser

Sunday, April 30, 2017, the St. Johns Knights of Columbus #13608 is throwing a bowling fundraiser to benefit Butler County Challenger Baseball.

The event will be held at Ringo Lanes, 9651, Kenwood Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45242.

More details coming soon…

State Tournament 2017

The 2017 Challenge State Tournament will take place at Parma, Ohio this year.  The dates are July 28,29 and 30th.

More details will be provided later this year.

Challenger Annual Parent Meeting

The annual meeting for parents, managers and members was held on Tuesday October 18th, 2016
at 6:30pm at Easter Seals Tri-State, 3400 Symmes Road, Hamilton 45015.

Opening Day will be Sunday May 7th, 2017.

Registration Opens after Parent Meeting ends.  This year we are asking players to keep the same shirts they received last season unless they are worn, outgrown and new player on a team.  Everyone will still receive new hats.

Mason Challenger league has expressed interest in playing games at our fields.  We will be discusing more with them about possibility of playing some games against our teams.

We have lost some players over the past few years and need to grow the league.  Suggestion was made to distribute registration flyers to local schools and the project search/life programs at Butler Tech.

League Officer positions:

Vice President Carol Wenstrup has resigned for family reasons.

Secretary Stacy Sweetland has resigned for personal reasons.

Fundraising Officer Kelly Lawson has verbally indicated desire to resign for family reasons.

Nobody in attendance expressed an interest in running for one of these positions.  All were asked to consider a parent or other league member who would be a good addition to the league leadership and contact president Alan Lakamp if anyone is interested.

Board Member positions:

Nancy Lakamp, Ken Hubbard and Dave Bucher were unanimously re-elected to 3 year terms  effective Nov 2016.

NEW board member Jeff Feiler was elected.

2017 State Tournament will be held in Cleveland.  They have not provided a date yet.  The field complex where the tournament will be hosted is undergoing renovations.  Stay tuned to Challenger communications on the website, facebook and email once a date is received.

A description of Board and League officer positions is available on our league website www.bcchallenger.org

Anyone interested in running for a league officer position should contact current Board President Paul Fulmer.

Channel 12 News Story About Our Storage and Concessions Pavilion

On Thursday April 24 2014, Brad Underwood from Channel 12 News came out  to the Red Sox practice to do a story on our Storage and Concessions Pavilion He interviewed league President Alan Lakamp, Fundraising Officer Kelly Lawson, and Red Sox player Sheron Minter.

Video no longer available on Channel 12.

New Challenger Baseball Storage and Concessions

New for the 2014 season we are building a new storage, concession area and pavilion by the parking lot. The new parking lot is also being extended to accommodate our growing league.