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Community appearances are an essential part of the Chicago Bandits outreach efforts and provide the team the opportunity to generate a positive impact throughout Chicagoland. Giving back to the community through player and mascot appearances allows the Bandits to support a variety of schools, teams, families and organizations, which in turn can help those in need. If you are interested in having a member of the Bandits participate in your event, please review the following guidelines and submit the above request form.

Making a Request
The following policy has been developed as a way to create consistency and fairness to the organizations which request the participation of the Bandits in area events. Due to the demands of travel, work, games and practices, the schedules of Bandits players and coaches are extremely limited. The team will do all it can to accommodate each individual request throughout the 2018 season.

A minimum fee may be required for the appearance ($75 for first hour, $50 for each additional hour at event). Each appearance must be a minimum of one hour can be no longer than three hours total. Appearances lasting longer than three hours can be negotiated upon request.


  •  Request must be received at least 21 days before to the event date.
  •  Include typed directions from 27 Jennie Finch Way to the event (please, no Internet maps).
    -Please note appearances more than 60 miles from Parkway Bank Sports Complex may result in an additional fee.

Completed request forms may be emailed or mailed to:
Chicago Bandits Pro Fastpitch
Attn: Alex Flasch
27 Jennie Finch Way
Rosemont, IL 60018

The Bandits will follow up with a phone call to all requests received. Please allow at least two weeks for processing. The Bandits ask telephone inquiries regarding appearances not be made due to the high volume of requests received. All appearance decisions made by the Bandits are final.

The Chicago Bandits reserve the right to cancel an appearance at any time due to player/coach/mascot/family conflicts, emergencies, illness, traveling conflict, etc.

If your request has been accepted you will be required to sign and return the player appearance form. If changes are made after this time, we cannot guarantee accommodation of the changes.

Click here to download the player and mascot appearance request form