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Each summer, the Bucks bring approximately 50 college-aged men to the Cedar Valley. These players come from universities all over the United States.

Host family’s house and provide the player with support throughout the summer. Each player becomes a member of their hosts’ family during their time in the area. Hosting a player can be a rewarding experience!

Since the founding of the Waterloo Bucks in 1995, host families have been one of the most important parts of our team’s success both on and off the field. Having the players become a part of a local family helps these young men have some sense of normalcy in a new city as they pursue their baseball dreams.

  • Provide a home and bed for the player(s) during the Bucks season.
    • Full season player | approximately late-May – mid-August
    • Temporary player | will be in Waterloo for a minimum of 10 days
    • Coach | approximately late-May – mid-August
  • Serve as a local support system for the player and potentially make a positive impact on his life.
  • A completed Host Family Application (download at the button below).
  • Invites to exclusive events such as picnics and appreciation festivities.
  • Complimentary season tickets during the season you are hosting.
  • The player will be a positive role model for your family.
    • That player may turn into a future Major League Baseball star!
  • Creation of a long-term friendship between your family and the player.
  • Opportunities for your children to be Bucks Bat Boys/Girls.

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