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Annual Meeting for 2018

October 15th 7:00 PM - Annual Meeting

On Sunday, the WBRL will hold it's annual meeting at White's of Westport (Galley Grille entrance). During our Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors is selected. The election will take place at 7:00 PM sharp. If you would like to volunteer, please attend. It is a year-long commitment, meeting at the very least, once a month. 

Upcoming Tryouts for 2018

The Westport Babe Ruth League (WBRL) will be hosting tryouts for next year's 2018 Spring Season. All age eligible players are required to attend the tryouts. Due to historically low attendance, there will not be a winter tryout. Please see FAQ's below to see if your child needs to attend the tryouts:

Tryout Details:

Location:
Little League Fields - Westport High School (check in at concession stand)

Dates & Time:

Sunday, October 15th @11:30AM - check in beginning at 11:00AM

 


Duration: Tryouts will run approximately 1-1/2 hours

Frequenty Asked Questions:

Does my child need to try out this year?

  • If your child played in the Rookie League this year and will be at least 8 years old by April 30th, 2018...he/she needs to attend the Minor league tryouts.
  • If your child played in the Minor League this year and will be at least 10 years old by April 30th, 2018...he/she needs to attend the Major league tryouts.
  • If your child played in the Major League this year and will be at least 13 years old by April 30th, 2018...he/she needs to attend the Senior league tryouts.

How is "baseball age" determined?

  • May 1st is the cutoff each season. Baseball age is the age your child is on April 30th of that season.

Are there Tryouts for T-Ball or Rookie Leagues?

  • No, an 8 year old that is not drafted into the Minor League will return to the Rookie League.
  • All 9 year olds are required to play in the Minor League.
  • The goal of tryouts is to assess each player and determine the appropriate league and team placement for each player.

Are all 10 year old players drafted into the Majors? 

  • No, a 10 year old that is not drafted into the Major League will return to the Minor League.

What are the general ages for each league?

  • T-Ball: 4-6 years old (Parents may decide if they want their 6 year old  to play T-Ball or Rookie)
  • Rookie: 6-8 years old
  • Minors: 8-10 years old
  • Majors: 10-12 years old
  • Seniors 13-15 years old

Can my child who will be a baseball age 7 try out for the Minor League?

  • Baseball age 7's may try out for the Minor League with Board of Directors approval. If approved they will be required to attend one of the tryout sessions. The player may or may not be drafted into the Minor League, and if undrafted, will return to the Rookie League.

When do I register my child?

  • Registration will be available soon online. A communication will be sent out on a future date with more details. 

Help us spread the word!

  • Please forward to anyone you may know. From new neighbors who may not be on our distribution lists yet, to local friends/family whose children may be interested in baseball. 

 

We look forward to seeing everyone soon!
 

 

If you have any other questions, please feel free to email us at: baseball@westportbaberuth.com

Thank you,

WBRL

Westport Youth Athletic Association

With your Support, our own fields, playground & walking track WILL become a reality!!!

W.Y.A.A. has come a long way since dreaming about a sports complex for our kids!  Click on the picture to learn more!

 

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