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Rainouts & Cancellations


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2018 Bat Requirements

Glen Ellyn Youth Baseball Bat Rule for 2018

 

Effective January 1, 2018

 

Please note that as of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented. Little League-approved baseball bats that were approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any game or activity for Tball 1 & 2, Bantam, Shetland, Minor A/AA, Majors and Pony leagues starting on January 1, 2018. For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

 

The bat must be a baseball bat which meets the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat). It shall be a smooth, rounded stick, and made of wood or of material and color tested and proved acceptable to the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat).

Beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in the TBall 1 & 2, Bantam, Shetland, Minor A/AA, Majors and Pony leagues shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USABat – USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard. All BPF – 1.15 bats will be prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2⅝ inches for these divisions of play. 

USA Baseball, the national governing body for the sport of baseball in the U.S., in conjunction with participating national member organizations has adopted a new method for measuring bat performance in the testing of youth bats. Informed by the research of leading scientists on the USA Baseball Bat Study Committee, and supported by its National Member Organizations, — including the American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC), Babe Ruth Baseball/Cal Ripken Baseball, Dixie

Fall Ball Dates

Fall Ball is underway, teams are beginning to practice and opening weekend is next weekend, Friday August 18th through Sunday, August 20th. Teams will typically play 2 games per weekend with no games happening over the Labor Day weekend. Regular season games will wrap up Friday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th. Playoffs for our 9U - 13U teams will commence the week of Monday, September 25th (weekday/weekend games) with a targeted completion on Sunday, October 1st. All of this is also dependent on the weather, we will need to adjust for any rainouts. 

Rebels Tryouts

Tryouts for the Rebels 2018 season will take place on August 5th and 6th at Village Green. Please sign up for tryouts at the link below.

Tryout Sign Up

Fall Ball Deadline

Fall Ball is right around the corner! We have teams at 7U, 9U, 11U, and 13U. If your child is interested in playing sign them up soon, the deadline is August 1st.

League Appreciation Weekend

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