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Names on Uniforms

Jul 14, 2018
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Just a quick poll -- do most of your orgs have player names on the uniforms? DD plays for a large org and none of their teams wear uniforms with player names on the back.

DD is attending a prospect camp in a few weeks, and the email requested that the players wear shirts with their name and number. I feel like it's probably a good thing to wear her travel team uniform as it's a recognizable name in our area, but I understand that college coaches with a room full of strangers would benefit from seeing names.

I was going to bring it up with DD's coach, but I don't want to sound like a Rec parent who wants a souvenir from little Suzy's travel team. So what's the consensus: names on travel unis important or bush league?

On a related note, we saw a team a few weeks ago that had names on their jerseys, as well as their grad year on the sleeve. Thought that was cool...
 
Apr 17, 2019
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Our org does names and numbers. Keeping track of available numbers is a headache, so can see why orgs would choose not to.
You could probably go rogue and have a jersey printed with her name and number on it if you know which company supplied the jerseys.
 
Apr 1, 2017
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Our org does name and number. In the few years my daughters have done TB, I honestly don't remember playing a team that didn't have names, but I'm sure there have been and I just didn't notice it.
 
May 6, 2015
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Get a org T-shirt and take it to a local shop and have them put her name and number on it.
even cheaper option, piece of 3 inch wide athletic tape affixed on back of jersey above number, write name on it with thick magic marker. easily enough removed for next team function.
 
Mar 26, 2019
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We do last name and number. We are first year 14U team. If someone locally has a Cricut machine, you can ask them to add the last name to her jersey with iron on vinyl or a local business that does it. I added my DD's name and number to the back of a couple of her hoodies along the way, using my Cricut machine. Good luck!
 

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Clueless..
Jun 8, 2016
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DD's org has names on jerseys for all ages (8U-18U) Starting at 14U they also put their graduation year on the sleeve.
 
Oct 2, 2011
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Florida
We do not and we are with a very large national org that does not allow it for any of their teams. Don't do grad years either.
 
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