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.
    
 
2016 
SUNDAY SPRING LEAGUE
 
Season begins Feb 21st.
All teams must provide their start and bye dates ASAP. 
 
Field locations
  Bonita Vista, Clairemont, Rancho Bernardo, Westview High Schools, 4S Ranch Sportspark
, Hickman Field and Sportslex USA Poway
 
Prep High School Division
Entry fee:  $600.00
10 game min. guarantee & mid season league tournament.

 
14U - Division (12 teams)
Escondido Eagles - Lower
Scripps Ranch Renegades - Lower

Team Gorillas
  Dove Tails
Ducks Maroons
California Lookouts
Chiefs
The Hustle
Deacons Baseball
CBA Baseball
RB Warriors
  Mizuno Baseball

 
13U - Division - (12 teams)
Select Baseball Academy
San Diego Mustangs
California Lookouts
Cowboys White
Swarm Gray
Ducks Gray
Ducks Black

Lobos Baseball
CBA Baseball
San Diego Hawks
Mizuno Baseball
Del Mar Powerhouse

 
 
12U - Division*
Select Sports Academy
Ducks Maroons
California Lookouts
  RP Rippers
San Diego Show 11U
  Mizuno Baseball 
West Coast Baseball
 
(* Need minimum of six teams for the league to go.  10 game min/double round robin)
 
12U Entry fee:  $300.00 (Teams must have a home field).
$500.00 (Teams without a home field).
 
 10U and 11U Divisions
We will offer a Sunday league for this division.  We will need at least six (6) teams. We will also schedule One Day Sunday Tournaments, once a month from March to June in these divisions.
More information to follow.

 
COACHES NOTES
Sunday games only
Wood bat or BBCore bats in the 14U Division
13U below standard tournament bats
SDTBL will offer a 10 game Season.  No playoffs.
No games on major Xtreme Diamond Sports tournament weekends.
MLK, President's Day and Memorial Day 
Each team pays $35 umpire fee before your game.
League will provide game balls
All teams must show proof of team insurance.
 
 
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