Belvidere Youth Baseball Inc.
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FAQ's

What age group do I sign up for?: Baseball: The players age as of April 30th, 2022 will be the age group they will play in. Softball: The players age as of January 1st, 2022 will be the age group they will play in.
What are tryouts?: The tryout is more of a player evaluation. There are no cuts and anyone that registers will be on a team. These tryouts allow us to make the teams as even as possible.
When are the tryouts?: Baseball tryouts will be on Sunday, March 6th, 2022. Softball tryouts will be on Sunday, March 13th, 2022.  Please click here for times.
Is there a tryout for 6U?: The short answer is No. All players will be rostered and contacted by the head coach.
Do I have to attend tryouts?: If you are new to BYB or moving up to a new age level, YES, you need to be at tryouts. If you are a returning player in the same age level, you do not have to attend tryouts.
When will we be assigned to a team?: The Coaches Draft Day is Sunday, March 20th, 2022. Coaches will be contacting their players the week of March 21st.
How do I become a Head Coach?: To be considered for a Head Coaching position, please fill out our Coaches application here.
I want to help Coach, who do I talk to?: If you want to help your team out, please make the Head Coach aware of that when he/she calls you after the teams are picked.
When are the practices?: Teams may begin practices after the draft. Most teams practice 2-3 times per week during the pre-season, and 1-2 times per week during the season. Dates/Times are at the Coaches discretion.
When is the first game?: First games for 10U, 12U, and 14U baseball begin the week of April 11th. First games for 6U and 8U baseball, along with softball, will begin the week of May 2nd.
When does the season end?: Championship games will be played on Wednesday, July 13th.
What important dates do I need to know?: Please visit our league calendar for dates to remember throughout the season such as: Ice Cream Social, Picture Day, and more.
Does my Athlete need any equipment?: Each player must have his/her own glove. Also, each player must have his/her own pair(s) of grey baseball/softball pants. For health and sanitary reasons, each player needs their own batting helmet.
Have more questions?: Visit our Parent Info page here.
Or email us by clicking here