Orcutt Babe Ruth: Welcome

Wednesday, January 7
Registration for the 2015 Spring Season is here!!!
 
General Registration is underway and will run through January 31, 2015.  Cost of registration is $120.  All registrants will also be required to pay a $20 snack bar fee.  This additional snack bar fee is refundable to you during the season if you choose to work a snack bar shift.  Otherwise, this fee will be used to pay local youth to work in the snack bar.
 
 Online registration is available by clicking on the "Register Online Now!" link located above.
 
Otherwise you may register in person as follows:
 
Saturday, January 10, 2015, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Giavanni's Pizza in Orcutt.
 
Saturday, January 17, 2015, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Giavanni's Pizza in Orcutt.
 
Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Giavanni's Pizza in Orcutt.  
 
Registration is open to all youth ages 12-15 years old within the Orcutt Babe Ruth boundaries.  For questions regarding boundaries, and/or to inquire about other registration opportunities please contact Carlos Silvas at (805) 264-4150, or via email at imlos@yahoo.com. 
 
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL PLAYERS 
 
Register by January 31, 2015, and all you pay is $50 for registration.  Additionally, the $20 snack bar fee will be waived during this time. 
 
With the High School baseball season approaching we understand you may be hesitant about registering for Babe Ruth baseball at this time.  The following are reasons why there is no risk, and why you should take advantage of this deal:
 
1.  The $50 registration fee is refundable.  If you decide not to play Babe Ruth baseball following the conclusion of your High School baseball season you get your money back.
 
2.  If for some reason you do not end up playing High School baseball and decide to play the full Babe Ruth season, all you will pay is an additional $50, for a total registration fee of $100.  We will still waive your $20 snack bar fee.
 
3.  Register after January 31, 2015, and you will pay the registration fee of $70, and the snack bar fee of $20.
 
4.  Register after January 31, 2015, and you will be assigned to a team at the board's discretion.  You may not be eligible for the draft and/or to return to your 14/15 year old team from last year. 

Important Dates and Information
 
Tryouts:  Will be held on February 7th and 14th at the Orcutt Babe Ruth fields.  There will be two tryout sessions per date; one at 10:00 am and one at 12:00 pm.  All 13 and 14 year old players are required to attend one session to be eligible for the draft.  Failure to attend a tryout session will lead to you being assigned to a team at the Board's discretion.
 
15 year old players who are new to Orcutt Babe Ruth, or 15 year old returning players who wish to enter the draft rather then return to their team from last year must attend one session.  Returning 15 year old players who wish to return to their team from last year do not need to attend a tryout session.
 
Opening Day:  The season is scheduled to begin March 7, 2015.
 
Cash Calendars:  All players, with the exception of High School players, will be provided with 5 cash calendars each to sell to family and friends.  Cash calendars will be dispersed by coaches once practices begin.  

Background Checks:  The league completes sex offender registry checks on all board members, managers, coaches and other persons assisting teams and/or having regular access to your kids.

Coaching Certifications:  All managers and coaches new to Babe Ruth baseball and/or who have not previously completed the Babe Ruth baseball coaching certification process must do so.  The certification can be completed online at the following link: http://www.baberuthcoaching.org/coaches/.  You will need to purchase the program which is approximately $20.  Once you have completed the certification and have provided Orcutt Babe Ruth with copy of your certification we will fully reimburse you for the cost.

Babe Ruth Bat Requirements:  The latest policies regarding bats compliant for 13-15 year old Babe Ruth play can be found at the following link: http://www.baberuthleague.org/bat-rules.aspx.

Scorekeeping:  Home teams are responsible for providing a scorekeeper for their game.  Failure to provide a scorekeeper may lead to game forfeiture.  For a tutorial on how to keep a score book please visit the following link:  http://www.eteamz.com/vadistrict5/files/keepingscorebaseball04wo.pdf

 



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