Baseball

FAQ

BASEBALL - Questions and Answers

How is age calculated? What is the cutoff date?

Age is calculated as how old they are on May 1, 2020. For example, if your son is 9 on April 30 and turns 10 on May 2nd, he would be in the 9u division.  Parents have the option of playing UP a grade but never down.

How much does it cost?

3U - 4U T-Ball & 5U soft toss => $169

6U - 8U coach pitch => $179

9U - 13U kid pitch => $209

Any required fundraisers?

We do not have any fundraisers, sponsors or other fees.

What is included with the registration fee?

tball and 5U: jersey, hat, 10 games. All games are officiated by parents.

6U and older: jersey, hat, 10 games, plus 2 games minimum in playoffs for divisions with scores and standings

What will I have to buy?

Batting helmet, baseball glove, bat, cleats, pants, belt, socks in coach's choice of color (these can all be purchased at Dick's Sporting goods, Academy, Dugout Sports, etc.)

When is the last day to register?

Last day to register is May 10.  Rosters are sent 1 week after the registration closes.

A LATE ADD REGISTRATION is not guaranteed to be placed on a team.  Player will be placed where we can fit them, and may be moved, if needed, to balance teams.  A LATE ADD REGISTRATION understands they will go where we can place them.  Only if we do not have an open space and do not offer any team slot, will a player be refunded in full.  Please register BEFORE registration closes to avoid issues.  We have very long registration periods for your convenience.

When does season start?

Summer May 24, 2019

When does the season end?

Mid May weather permitting

10 games and playoff tournament

How are practices set up?

Teams are set a week after registration ends, rosters are sent to the coaches, and then practices will begin. The coaches on the team control the day of the week you practice as well as time and location.

How many practices per week?

1-2 practices a week; depending on what the parents and coaches decide.

What days will games be played on?

Spring season: Friday-Sunday

Summer season: Weekday nights & Sunday evenings (no Saturdays once schools out).

Once the schedule is released games cannot be moved. 

Where are games played?

Games can be played at The Farm League Park, Burroughs Park, Collins Park, Gleannloch Farms Sports Complex or Rothwood Park. These parks are run separately and in charge of making sure their fields are ready to play and determine if their field is rained out.

Can we bring a complete team to the league?

Yes, just email Rob with the details. All team members can register online, requesting you as coach. There is an option on the registration form that states: "Coach Preference."

Can we request friends to play with?

Yes, we try to build the teams where the kids and parents have friends on the team. We want the kids to have fun in the dug out and parents to have fun in the bleachers. We build teams using the "Friend Preference" and school listed on the registration form.

Can I coach?

Yes! On the registration form you can select the "coach" or "team mom" box. We will get with the new coaches as the season gets closer.

All teams are led by parent volunteer manager and coaches. We will request a parent volunteer if needed.

What kind of ball do we use?

3,4,5, and 6 u teams use a soft core baseball. "squishy" ball to help get the kids used to catching a baseball. All other divisions use a standard baseball.

Refund policy

- $25 processing fee for all refunds requested. 
- 50% refund after regular registration has ended. 
- No refunds 7 days before the first game of the season. 
- Refunds may take up to 2 weeks for processing. 
- Late Fees are non-refundable. 

Games or Camps through the Farm League maybe changed due to an event, weather, or other activities. All parents and coaches will be notified if this occurs.