It’s that time of year again, where you dust off your glove and bring out the bat. Registration for Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth youth baseball is about to begin.
Registration dates are Feb. 7, 21 and 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Taylorsville High School. All forms of payment will be accepted, including major credit cards. All first-time players must bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration as well. Registration can also be accomplished online at http://taylorsville.baberuthonline.com
, where you can click Register Players Online. That is for returning players only. Be sure to read the league registration agreement before you accept.
Please note: if signing up online, you will need to go to http://taylorsville.baberuthonline.com
and download, print and sign the State Concussion Waiver. It is located under the Documents tab. Bring signed document with you to try outs.
T-Ball $45 4-5-yr.-olds
A $60 6-7-yr.-olds
AA $85 8-9-yr.-olds
AAA $100 10-12-yr.-olds
Majors $100 9-12-yr.-olds by tryout only
Babe Ruth $115 13-19-yr.-olds
Tryout for ages 8-12 will be at the Taylorsville Rec Center, 4948 South 2700 West in March, with dates and times to be announced. Babe Ruth (ages 13-plus) dates are yet to be determined. Shortly after tryouts, teams for AA-Babe Ruth will begin practice, and the first games are set for April 8. T-ball and Single-A ball will begin play on April 20.
Items for purchase include Taylorsville sweatshirts, hats and T-shirts, along with some items from last year. There will be a Spring Bash on Friday, April 24, with raffle tickets available for purchase at the time of registration.
The league also needs donations and volunteers. Open board positions include majors player agent, Babe Ruth player agent, events coordinator and snack bar assistants, and spring/fall coordinator. Organizers hope to raise money to repair a couple of dugouts and are looking for local companies willing to help with that project.
Taylorsville Youth Baseball has a website at http://taylorsville.baberuthonline.com
, as well as an information line at 801-461-3361. Supporters can also email officials at firstname.lastname@example.org