Baseball / Softball / T-ball

 

The registration deadline has been extended one day for the following  Youth Baseball/Softball  Leagues: Minor Baseball (ages 9-10), Major Baseball (ages 11-12) Prep Baseball (age 13) and Rookie Softball (ages 9-10).  The registration deadline date is  now Thursday, February 20, 2014.

 

Registration Information

Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation Department offers Baseball for ages 8-18, Softball for ages 8-18 and T-Ball ages 5-7 for boys and girls who are Spotsylvania County residents.  Registration for Baseball/Softball/T-Ball begins on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.  The age determination date is July 31, 2014.  A Birth Certificate is required at the time of registration, unless one is already on file with the Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation Department.  The registration fee is $45.00 per person.  Online registration is available beginning the first day of registration. A household waiver must be completed and on file at the Parks and Recreation office prior to registering online. (Household Waivers can be faxed to the Parks & Recreation Office (540-898-9089) and can take up to 3 business days for processing.  (No Household Waivers are processed on the last day of on time registration.)  Once the household waiver form is received, a household ID and password is emailed to you.

***Please notify Parks and Recreation office as soon as possible of address, telephone, or email address changes prior to registering online.

Baseball (ages 9 to 13) and Softball (girls ages 9 & 10) - Deadline to register is Wednesday, February 19, 2014.  Players in these leagues, the season will begin the first of May and last until mid-July.  Game sites vary.

Baseball (ages 8, 14-18), Softball (girls ages 8, 11-18) and T-Ball (ages 5-7) - Deadline to register is Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Players in these leagues, the season will begin the end of May and last until mid-August.  Game sites vary.  The Developmental Program (age 5) is an instructional league and will be held beginning in June and continue for four to six weeks.

Registration Procedure

The registration fee is $45.  Make your check payable to "Treasurer, Spotsylvania County". There will be a $50 service charge on all returned checks.  To register your child, complete the registration form and return it by mail or in person with the fee and a copy of the child's birth certificate (if one is not already on file with us) to the Parks and Recreation Department.  A drop box is located at Loriella Park at the park office.  The drop box is open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. - Dusk.  DO NOT return forms to the schools.  WE CANNOT REGISTER YOUR CHILD UNTIL A BIRTH CERTIFICATE IS SUBMITTED.

***Children ages 9-18 (as of July 31, 2014) may not participate in 2014 Baseball/Softball and 2014 Spring Soccer at the same time due to conflicting game schedules.

Late Registration:  Postmarks will not be considered.  Late registrations may be accepted if there is space in the league.  All participants that register after 4:30 p.m. on the deadline day or any day after the deadline, must pay $45.00 registration fee + $10.00 late fee (Total $55.00). 

REFUNDS

Individuals wishing to withdraw and/or requesting a refund must do so by contacting the Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation Department.  Individuals must follow up their verbal cancellation request with a written refund request and submit it to Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation Department prior to team placements.  A 20% administrative fee will be charged on all refunds. There will be no refunds given to those who withdraw after teams have been formed.  (If payment is made by credit/debit card, the 2.75% Convenience Fee will not be refunded.)

Transfer Form

All transfers must be made in person prior to the start of practices and/or games.  A transfer request form must be filled out and signed before a transfer can be made.  Transferred registrants may be placed on a waiting list if there is no space available.  A $5.00 fee will be charged for each transfer.

Age Waiver Form

The Age Waiver Form allows you to request to have your child play up one age group for sports, you cannot complete the transaction online.  (Not available for online registrations.)  A $5.00 fee will be charged if  Age Waiver is not submitted at the time of registration.  For more information concerning this, please contact our office at 507-7529.

Cancellations

Cancellations due to inclement weather can be heard by calling our cancellation line at 898-8546 and/or sign up for alerts to be received through e-mails, text messages, or your pager at www.spotsyalert.com .  Cancellations will be available as soon as a decision is made to cancel.  Please listen to the message carefully.  If weather conditions are questionable and you do not hear or receive a cancellation announcement, you should report for your game. 

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