Frequently Asked Questions

  • What level coaches can benefit from this event?
  • How much does it cost to attend the event?
  • Is there a one-day registration rate?
  • Do you have special rates for groups?
  • What do I receive as part of my clinic registration?
  • Will I get a receipt for my payment so I can turn it in for reimbursement?
  • Can I use a Purchase Order from my school to pay my registration fee?
  • What are the registration times and where does it take place?
  • How is the material presented?
  • Are players/students encouraged to attend?
  • Do you have any special hotel rates for attendees?
  • Can I videotape the presentations at the clinic?
  • What will be in the exhibitor area?
  • What should I wear to the clinic?
  • What do I need to bring with me to the clinic?
  • Are there any meals provided?
  • Can I earn CEUs at the clinic?
  • Can my child or spouse attend the clinic with me?
  • If someone can't attend, can a substitution be made?
  • What is the event refund policy?
  • What happens if there is inclement weather during the event?



  • What level coaches can benefit from this event?

    Our goal is to provide coaches with the tools, insight and education to become better coaches. We seek to provide a range of sessions that offer value to coaches of all levels - from youth coaches to high school coaches to college coaches. We select our presenters very carefully and develop a new clinic curriculum each year. We believe that coaches of all levels will benefit from attending the World Baseball Coaches' Convention.
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    How much does it cost to attend the event?

    This year, we are offering an early registration rate of $139.00, available until October 1, 2013. After October 1, the registration rate for coaches who register and pay in advance of the event is $149.00. Coaches registering at the event, or coaches who have not paid their registration fee at the time of the event, will be charged the "At the Door" rate of $169.00. Players/students ages 14 - 18 can attend our event for $79.00 (this rate does not change at the door).
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    Is there a one-day registration rate?

    No, we do not offer a one-day registration rate.
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    Do you have special rates for groups?

    Yes, groups of 5-9 coaches are $139.00 per person and groups of 10 or more are $130.00 per person. Students (ages 14-18) are admitted for $79 and can be included in the group numbers although there is no discount for them. No additional promotion may be applied to a group registration rate. Please click on the following link for information regarding procedures for group registration: Group Registration Procedures.
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    What do I receive as part of my clinic registration?

    Registration provides you with a credential that gives you full access to the event - coaches sessions, the Exhibitor Zone and Talking Baseball - for all three days. As part of your registration, you will receive a credential with lanyard (you must wear this at all times to enter the clinic), an event gift bag and an event information handout (this includes the latest event schedule, outlines of clinic sessions and an Exhibitor Zone map). Your registration also entitles you to complimentary coffee on Friday and Saturday morning (while supplies last).
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    Will I get a receipt for my payment so I can turn it in for reimbursement?

    If you register online, by phone or by mail, you will receive a reciept sent to the email address you provide. We do not mail receipts unless you provide a self-addressed stamped envelope with your registration. You can also obtain a receipt of payment at the event.
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    Can I use a Purchase Order from my school to pay my registration fee?

    We would prefer to have each registrant paid for before the event. If you need to make special arrangements in conjunction with a school PO, please call the event office at 860.674.1500.
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    What are the registration times and where does it take place?

    Registration begins on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 4:30pm, on Friday, Jan. 10 at 7:30am and Saturday, Jan. 11 at 7:15am. Registration will take place in the Mohegan Sun Convention Center's Pre-Function Area.
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    How is the material presented?

    Our clinic sessions are primarily lecture-style, with many presenters using audio-video technology and live demonstrators to help "illustrate" their sessions. We do offer special demonstration sessions in the Pro Batter Hitting Tunnel. Most sessions feature a question & answer period. If you cannot get your question answered during a session, our presenters are very accessible throughout the event.
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    Are players/students encouraged to attend?

    Yes, players/students from the ages of 14-18 can attend our event at a lesser registration fee of $79.
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    Do you have any special hotel rates for attendees?

    Special hotel rates for the 2014 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches' Convention are available at the beautiful Mohegan Sun Hotel (parking is complimentary and the hotel is attached to the Convention Center for easy access to the event) and the nearby Hyatt Place, Courtyard Marriott, Holiday Inn Norwich and Rosemont Suites. We encourage you to make your reservations early as these room blocks will sell out. Please follow this link for more hotel information and the special promo codes needed to secure discounted clinic rates: http://www.baseballcoachesclinic.com/directions.php
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    Can I videotape the presentations at the clinic?

    No, we do not allow videotaping of the clinics.
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    What will be in the exhibitor area?

    There will be a broad range of exhibitors featuring the game's latest products and cutting-edge services, ranging from uniforms, baseball and field equipment, fundraising products/consulting and many other baseball and softball related products. Last year, we had more than 80 exhibitors.
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    What should I wear to the clinic?

    We encourage you to wear comfortable clothes, such as coaching attire, etc…
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    What do I need to bring with me to the clinic?

    While you will receive an Event Information Handout that includes an outline of clinic sessions, we would encourage you to bring a pad and pen with which to take notes. Complimentary bottled water is available in the break-out rooms (while supplies last), but you might also consider bringing a water bottle, too.
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    Are there any meals provided?

    The event offers complimentary coffee on Friday and Saturday mornings (while supplies last), but all other meals are your responsibility. The Mohegan Sun features a broad range of eating places that are within easy walking distance of the Convention Center. The event has a partnership with Geno's Fastbreak Restaurant, which is located just outside the Convention Center doors, that offers all clinic attendees a 15% savings on all food & beverage purchases during the three days of the event (just show your event credential to receive this special discount).
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    Can I earn CEUs at the clinic?

    The World Baseball Coaches' Convention will also be offering coaching continuing education units for Connecticut high school baseball coaches through our partnership with the Connecticut Coaching Education Program. More details about special session offerings coming soon.
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    Can my child or spouse attend the clinic with me?

    Yes, but they must also register and pay for the clinic. You must have an individual credential with your name on it to enter the event.
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    If someone can't attend, can a substitution be made?

    Yes, please contact the event office at 860.674.1500 with the replacement's information as soon as you know there will be a substitution and we will make the change.
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    What is the event refund policy?

    No refunds for 2014 event registrations will be given after December 1, 2013. Refunds granted prior to December 1, 2013 will be subject to a $25 administrative fee.
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    What happens if there is inclement weather during the event?

    The clinic will go on as scheduled, even in the event of inclement weather. For updates regarding the event, you are always free to check the website or contact the administrative office at 860.674.1500. Also, be sure to 'like' the World Baseball Coaches' Convention on Facebook for the latest news and announcements related to this event.
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