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West Alabama Baseball League

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West Alabama Baseball

Ages 5-12

6U Baseball 
     Ages 5-6 
     3/22/2021-5/27/2021
8I Baseball
     Ages 7-8 
     3/22/2021-5/27/2021
10U Baseball  
     Ages 9-10 
     3/22/2021-5/27/2021
12U Baseball
     Ages 11-12
     3/22/2021-5/27/2021


A birth certificate is required.

You may submit birth certificates in person at any activity center or you may submit below.  

The age cutoff for all  programs is May 1, 2021.

  • Ask yourself, "What age was my child on May 1, 2021?"  For example: If the answer is 6, then your child is eligible as a 6 year old for the entire season.
  • Age Calculator: Input "5/1/2021" in the "Age at this Date" blank.  Input the player's date of birth into the "Date of Birth" blank.  Click "Calculate."

Submit Birth Certificate

LOCATIONS

Sokol Park Complex

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Monday - Friday
5:30 - 9:30pm

AGES

3-4        Tee Ball
5-6        6U
7-8        8U
9-10     10U
11-12   12U

COST

$1806U-12U

General Information:

Registration Deadline: 
February 25

Coaches Meeting:
Thursday, February 25 at 6pm at the Belk Activity Center. All coaches must attend.

Important Dates: 

  • Thursday, February 25, Coaches Meeting will be held at the Belk Activity Center at 6:00pm CANCELLED
  • Saturday, February 27, Evaluations will be held at Sokol Park North, times TBD
  • Sunday, February 28, Draft will be held at the Belk Activity Center, times TBD
  • Saturday, March 20, West Alabama Baseball Fun Day will be held at Sokol Park North, time TBD
  • Monday, March 22, Games will begin at Sokol Park North at 5:30pm

Registration Fees: 

$180

Registration fee includes one practice per week, games, post-season tournament, shirt and cap.
Players provide pants, gloves, socks and cleats.

Practice & Games:

Each team is given one practice per week as part of their registration fee.  If additional practices are needed in that week, a field may be rented at a discounted rate of $14.00 per hour.  If a field with lights is rented, lights are an additional $15.00 per hour.  Teams are encouraged to find some additional space and time at a local church, school, or playground if they do not want to pay for field rental.  The process for reserving a field for practice will be reviewed with all coaches at the coaches meeting.  

PARA will provide complimentary practice space at the McDonald Hughes ballfields and Braughton Park Ballfields (Fosters).

League schedules will be posted to this page once they are available. 

Ages 5-12 will play a 8 game regular season.

Coaching Information:

Volunteer coaches are needed for this program!  If you are interested in coaching, please complete the items below.

COACHES MEETING/CLINIC:
There will be a mandatory coaches meeting scheduled prior to the beginning of the season.  See details above for dates/times.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
All coaches should submit the following items to the PARA administrator prior to approval for coaching in this program:

• Youth Sports Coach's Application (Completed each season for every sport).
• Signed Code of Conduct (Completed each season for every sport).
• Photo of Driver's License (Required for annual background check).
• Coach Safely Training (Must be completed annually).
• West Alabama Baseball League Coaching Questionnaire

Bat Rules:

The barrel of all aluminum, metal alloy, composite, multi piece wood bats or single piece wood bats shall not exceed 2 5/8” inches in diameter, nor exceed 33” inches in length.

All Non-Wood bats and Multi Piece Wood bats must be stamped with the USA Baseball mark signifying that the bat meets the bat performance standards established by USA Baseball. (USA Baseball is the governing body of amateur baseball in the United States.)

Solid Wood Bats made from a single piece of wood, do not require the USA Baseball mark, but must meet all other bat requirements in size and length, as listed above.

2 5/8 inch Bats that are -3 BBCOR (Batted ball coefficient of restitution) certified bats that meet the BBCOR standard, which do not weigh, numerically, more than 3 ounces less than the length of the bat (i.e., 33 inch bat cannot be less than 30 ounces) can be used in regular season and tournament play.

Bats stamped “BPF 1.15” are not legal in any age division. PARENTS SHOULD CAREFULLY CONSIDER THIS RULE BEFORE PURCHASING NEW BATS FOR THEIR PLAYERS FOR THE 2020 SEASON. 

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