SAN DIEGO TRAVEL BASEBALL LEAGUE: Welcome

 

San Diego Travel Baseball League

SAN DIEGO TRAVEL BASEBALL LEAGUE
A Xtreme Diamond Sports League

San Diego's Premier Boys Baseball League Program. The purpose of the league
is to provide highly competitive travel and all star teams, the opportunity to compete on a weekly basis.
 We have Winter, Spring and Elite Summer Leagues for 8U - 14U divisions. We also have a summer season for high school teams.   Games are scheduled around a team's tournament schedule, thus allowing teams to compete in tournaments throughout the year.
 
 

LEAGUE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
 
SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
All games played at local high schools
CIF rules with league exceptions 
Primarily Saturday Games.  Team might play some Sunday games.
All games based on field availability of high school fields.
 
VARSITY - 17U (23Teams)
Silvas Baseball Academy
  Maurader Baseball
Chiefs Baseball
Canyonside Baseball Academy
Advance Baseball Blue
Advance Baseball White
California Bears
San Diego Attack
San Carlos Thunder
Toros Baseball Club
San Diego Deacons
Poway Eagles 
East County Samuri Select
West Coast Clippers
Inter City Travel Baseball Club
Fighting Ducks
San Diego Hooks
San Diego Pirates
San Diego Flash
The Truth 
California Capitals
Bones Nation
Islanders
 
 
JUNIOR VARSITY - (11 Teams)
Silvas Baseball Academy
Nighthawks - A
Nighthawks - B
RB Warriors
Advance Baseball 
NC Rhinos
Fighting Ducks
VBA Baseball
Select Baseball
The Truth
The Bigs


 LEAGUE FEE
$300.00 - Teams who have a home field.
$400.00 - Teams who do not have a home field (cost for a neutral field).
Pay umpire $35 before each game.
Teams provide one game each, and back up balls when at bat.
 
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PREP HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
Sportsplex USA Poway and Santee, and local high school fields.
 
COACHES NOTES
This league will start in August and end in January.
Majority of the games will be on Sundays
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  14U - Eighth Grade League (60x90) Upper and Lower Divisions
(Wood or BBCore bats only)
 13U - (54x80) Division - Tournament Rules

LEAGUE FEE:  $600.00
Minimum 10 game season - Sunday games only.
Pay umpire $35 before each game.
No Awards & No Playoffs
First Priority to enter the league will go to returning teams.

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10U, 11U & 12U
WINTER LEAGUE BEGINS AUGUST

League Fee $600.00
 
LEAGUE DETAILS TO FOLLOW
   
For League Information Contact
Jim Tuyay, League Director - 619-479-2805
Jimtuyay@gmail.com
 
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Frequently asked questions about the league.

What does my league fee cover?  Your league fee covers:  administration costs, umpire assignments, field rental, game balls, website management and weekly Coaches Updates.   League fee does not cover umpires.   Each team must pay $35.00 before each gamee.

How many games do we get and how long is the season?  You will receive a 10 game schedule. No playoffs.  If you cancel, you will not receive an additional game to make up for 'your' cancellation.   The league will make every effort to reschedule your cancelled game, but it does not guarantee it.  If you lost a game due to a team cancelling on your team, the league will find you a replacement game.  If the league cannot find you a replacement game, the league will refund you a field rental cost.  ALL GAMES CANCELLED WILL BE RECORDED AS A 7-0 LOSS TO THE TEAM THAT CANCELLED.

Team Byes.   Team must submit bye date requests two weeks before the league schedule is posted.   The league will schedule its games around major Xtreme and Triple Crown Baseball Tournaments.  No games on holidays such as MLK, President's Day, Easter, Mother's Day and Memorial Day.

League rules:   High and Prep High School league will use only Wood and BBCore bats.  NO EXCEPTION.  Please refer to this website for league rules.

Games times:  10U - 12U: 6 innings or one hour 45 mins.    13U and up:  7 innings or two hours.

Run rule:  8 run rule after 5 innings and only after one hour and 30 mins.   Run rules cannot be called before on hour and 30 mins was expired.   We want to give the players as many reps as possible.

Awards:  There are NO awards in this league.

Rosters:  Open rosters.   If you have older players, please let the opposing team know before the start of the game.
Players cannot play on two teams in the same division.   They can play up a division.

 

HOW TO ENTER THE LEAGUE Mail in League application  2015 LEAGUE APPLICATION with the following fees.

League fee will be $600.00  per season, plus a $50 forfeit fee (if you are a returning team, your forfeit from the previous season rolls over to the next season or is refunded if you choose not to return).                                 

TO PAY FEES ONLINE CLICK HERE

 
 

PLEASE SUBMIT LEAGUE FEES AND APPLICATION TO SDTBL, 6473 PLAZA RIDGE ROAD, SAN DIEGO, CA 92114. FOR LEAGUE APPLICATION PLEASE

TEAM INSURANCE  All teams playing in the league must show proof of Team Insurance in order to participate. Team insurance with Chappell Insurance, USSSA, AAU etc is acceptable.   Recommended League Insurance Carrier is Chappell Insurance:  
www.chappellinsurance.com

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Jim Tuyay, SDTBL,  619-479-2805 or
Jimtuyay@gmail.com

ALL TEAMS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING BEFORE THE COACHES MEETING.
* When can you start playing.
* Submit your bye dates (eg. tournament dates).
* Secure and provide proof of  Team Insurance. - Please go to www.chappellinsurance.com
(Other baseball association's team insurance is acceptable, as long
as your team is listed on the insurance policy.  Pony "League" Insurance is not acceptable.
* Forfeit fee of $50.00, must be included with your league fee. Forfiet fee is
refunded at the end of the season.
* League fee of $600.00 (plus $50.00 forfeit fee) payable to SDTBL Baseball, 6473 Plaza Ridge Road, San Diego, Ca 92114.

IMPORTANT LEAGUE RULES AND INFORMATION
UMPIRES FEES: Umpire game fees for 13U & under $60 ($30 per team) for 7 innings and 14U & above $70 ($35.00 per team) for 7 innings or $80 ($40.00 per team) for 9 innings. Fees must be paid to the umpire before the start of the game.  All  games will be assigned by a umpire assignor of your choice. Just contact our authorized list of Umpire Association for game coverage. If you have a particular umpire you would like to used, it must be approved by the League Director.

 WEST COAST UMPIRES - Joe Butler, Umpire Assignor,  Online Request or call 619-823-1553

BEFORE EACH GAME,  DO THE FOLLOWING
1.  Confirm your game time & location with the other team, at least 3 days before game time.
2.  Home team must contact the umpire assignor, to insure you have an umpire for your game.
3.  Teams share field rental and umpire fee (50/50).
 
4.  Each team provides one game ball and backups.
5.  Bring a copy of the league rules to the game.
6. Email score to jimtuyay@gmail.com include teams and date.
 
ALWAYS CONFIRM UMPIRE COVERAGE BY THURSDAY  Don't assume an umpire will be at your game.  The umpire assignor cannot guarantee you'll have an umpire if you call the night before a game.  A teams waited until Saturday night to get an umpire, and the assignor could not get at umpire last minute.  Remember Umpires Have A Life Also. 

WHO CAN PLAY
  Our leagues are open to all teams no matter what caliber your team may be. All games
will be played on Sunday, however, saturday and friday nite games can be scheduled based on field availability. League games will be scheduled around USTBA Baseball Tournament Schedule.

LEAGUE FORMAT  The leagues will have Upper and Lower divisions in each age group. Teams need to classify themselves accordingly. Once the league starts your team can not be reclassified.

RESCHEDULED GAMES Teams have a 48 hour window (from game time) to reschedule games. Team wishing to reschedule must inform the other team and the League Director - ASAP. Teams having two forfeits will be banned from the league - NO REFUNDS. All rescheduled games will be set at the end of the season - unless the two teams can agree on a mutual date and location. Schedules will not be revised once the season starts, all changes will be at the League Director's discretion. Rain outs will be rescheduled at the end of the Season or earlier if both teams can agree on a date and location.

FORFEIT GAMES If a team forfeits a game by NO SHOWING AT GAME TIME OR AFTER THE 48 HOUR NOTICE PERIOD, the team loses its Forfeit Deposit and must submit an Additional $50 Forefeit fee before their next game. If this is not done, then the the team is banned from the league -NO REFUNDS. A second forfeit will also result in the banishment from the League. Forfeit fee will be given to the umpire and to the other team involved in the forfeited game.

TEAMS WITH A HOME FIELD  Teams with a home field will have first priority in entering the league and scheduling.   Teams who have no home field will have an away schedule or
play of neutral fields.

LEAGUE RULES  For league rules click to league rules on the left hand side of this website.



Handout: TRAVEL BASEBALL GRAND OPENING SPORTSPLEX

Wednesday, January 25
League rules