Tryouts for the 9U New Milford Tigers Travel Baseball team will be on Saturday April 27 at 4PM & Sunday April 28 at 2PM at Garrick Farms. Dates & Times could change due to weather and/or in-house game schedules.
You only need to attend one tryout but are welcome to do both.
Travel baseball overview:
Season begins mid-June through July/August with a possible tournament on Memorial Day WKD
States/Regionals/Nationals Dates are TBD by Cal Ripken (Link)
9 years old on May1
Play NMYBBSB In-House (Spring)
If you are taking a vacation during the summer, we must be informed at the tryouts. Taking a vacation doesn't prevent you from making the team but if your vacation conflicts then we will need to work through that with you.
Each participant will checkin and will be assigned their tryout number.
Everyone will warm up together.
We will have stations where they do a variety a drills for pitching, hitting, fielding, and running.
The tryouts will be overseen by the 9U Tigers coaches as well as independent coaches.
If there is enough participation we may have two teams but that will be determined afterthe tryouts.
On March 16th-17th, 2019, the Danbury, Dick’s Sporting Goods store location will be hosting the annual New Milford Baseball and Softball appreciation Discount Weekend to assist families and players with preparing for the upcoming baseball season.
Any New Milford Baseball and Softball participant can print out the attached appreciation day coupon that will enable you to receive 20% off your entire purchase (some exclusion apply) on March 16th-17th. This is a great opportunity to not only get all of your necessary baseball items at 20% off but also prepare for spring with heat gear with great savings!
Spring Baseball and Softball Registration is Open!
Registration for the upcoming 2019 spring baseball and softball season is now open. Early registration helps the league plan and budget for the season. In short, registration helps create the best season possible. NMYBBSB encourages you to register now and thanks you for all of your support and help.
We look forward to making 2019 the best season ever for our baseball and softball players and it all starts now.
Thank you for volunteering to coach. All coaches and board members are required by Babe Ruth to undergo a background check. If you are new to coaching, or if you haven't completed this check within the last 3 years, please click the picture below to find the application and fill it out as soon as possible. The cost to complete the background check is $10. The league does not receive any information from your background check other than pass or fail and that information will be kept strictly confidential.
All coaches must be certified by Babe Ruth. If you have already taken the course, you do not have to take it again. The certification program is available online at www.baberuthcoaching.org.
Due to league guidelines, anyone that has not completed the course will not be allowed on the field.
Babe Ruth League, Inc. programs, nationwide, are required to annually conduct a background check on all managers, coaches, board of directors' members, as well as any other persons and volunteers, who provide regular service to the league and/or have repetitive access to, or contact with, players or teams. The purpose of these background checks is, first and foremost, to protect the players.
One of our goals is to provide a safe and pleasant experience for all our players and guests. Below is an outline of our premise policies. We appreciate your help and compliance with these rules.
Dogs—There are no dogs permitted on the property at any time. Anyone with a dog inside the property will be asked to leave immediately.
Bicycles—There are no bicycles permitted on the property.
Smoking—The fields are designated as non-smoking. There is no smoking permitted on the property.
Alcohol—Alcoholic beverages of any kind are not permitted on the property.
Trash—Please remember to pick up all your trash and throw it out in the garbage pails located around the fields. Also, remind your kids/players that they are responsible for leaving the dugout areas clean for the next teams.
Parking—All parking is at your own risk. Also, please DO NOT park in front of any gated areas. Emergency vehicles need to have immediate access to the space at all time. Keep in mind that cars parked on the street may be ticketed or towed by the Police.
New Milford Farms Field Parking—There is no parking between Fields B and C. There are a lot of families and children that take advantage of the Snack Bar and our tented eating area. For their safety, this area is now closed. Please do not open the gate to park here. Parking should be in the parking lot across the street from the fields.
New Milford Volunteer Field Parking—Parking for Volunteer Field is at the Bulls Field football parking lot. Please do not park on Boardman Road. The parking lot behind home plate is designated for the New Milford head coach, his named assistant and two umpires. Please refrain from pulling into the coach’s lot to drop off players for practice.