Warren County Youth Baseball Softball Assoc. (Warren, PA): Welcome

2018 Warren County Youth Baseball Softball Association

League Site:  www.wcybsa.org          

League Mailing Address:    P.O. Box 451, Warren, PA  16365

Tuesday, January 16
Important Dates and Info for 2018 Season

  • February 5th - registration begins (www.wcybsa.org)
  • March 5th - registration ends
  • March 6th - teams begin to be formed by division managers 
  • March 6th-30th late registration window.  $20 late fee (all late registrations are placed on teams that need players, or are added to the Warren draft)  
  • March 18th 6PM - Mandatory Coaches Meeting (division managers will contact coaches who should attend)
  • March 18th-24th  - Player Drafts (minors, majors, juniors)
  • March 30th - Late Registration ENDS!  NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • April 28-29th - Equipment and Uniform Pickup at Farm Colony
  • April 30th - First week of practice (ALL DIVISIONS)
  • May 5th - Team Photos, Betts Park (Tennis Court Pavilion)
  • May 14th - Opening Week of Games (ALL DIVISIONS)
  • July 8th - July 14th  - Final Week of Season 
  • July 21st-22nd - Equipment Returns to Farm Colony  
Coaches:  All coaches must fill out Volunteer Form...which can be found under "Handouts" on league website.  Copies will be available at coaches meeting, March 18th. (e-mail completed form to ________ )
All Stars: The Board has decided that our Association will NOT be participating in All Stars this year. 
Tag Days: The Board has decided that Tag Days will be suspended for this year.  League Fees have been increased by $10 for this reason.  Family Maximum has been raised by $10 as well to $125.

Mandatory Clearances for Volunteers

All Volunteers MUST get the following Clearances completed before Coaching or Assistant Coaching.  Below are the steps and websties to get both done.  There is no cost to getting these clearances.  
ACT 33 
Steps for Volunteers to get Child Abuse History Clearance:  (FREE) 
How do I apply for a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance?

An individual can receive a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance one of three ways: 

ACT 34 
Steps for Volunteers to get Criminal Record Check:  (FREE) 
The Act 34 can be done for free for volunteers if you enter your organization's name.  You can access it on line at https://epatch.state.pa.us  

2018 Registration (click here to register)

2018 Registration ends Monday, March 5th.  Additional $20 late fee starting Tuesday, March, 6th. 

Opens Monday, February 5th through Monday, March 5th.  Starting Tuesday, March 6th, there will be an additional $20 late fee.  No late registrations will be accepted after Friday, March 30th.  

Contact: John Palmieri (japalmieri@gmail.com)

Email Changes - If you need to change the e-mail address linked to your account for registration, please e-mail your full name, and the correct e-mail to use to japalmieri@gmail.com.  Please add WCYBSA Email Change to subject line in the email.  

Tuesday, January 16
April 28th and 29th - Equipment Pick Up

Coaches and Assistant Coaches will be able to PICK UP EQUIPMENT on April 28th and 29th at Farm Colony.  Times for each day TBD.   

Warren Draft for those living in Outlying Areas

Any players from outlying areas (Sheffield, Sugar Grove, Russell, Youngsville, etc.) are welcome to play for a Warren based team, but they will have to enter the Warren Draft, like all other players.  All players in Minors, Majors and Juniors will go through a draft, conducted by coaches in that divison. During registration, please put that request in the "special request" section.   

Refund Policy

Parents may receive a refund of a paid registration fee, minus a $10 transaction fee, until the start of practices on March 30th, 2017.  Beginning March 31st, 2017, any paid registration fees may not be refunded by the league. 

2017 Season - Board Members

Returning Board Members:

Jeff Berdine, Scott Chase, Jeff Irwin, Matt Loomis, Shawn Wilson, Dan Dippold, Mary Gustafson, Scott Lynds, John Palmieri, Jen Zdarko.

New Board Members:

Heather Angell, Rich Laws, Tim Munksgard, Rich Pascuzzi, Jameson Shepherd, Jeremy Wyman. 

Outgoing Members: (thank you for your past service)

Jason Rafalski, Rick Rohlin, Kari Swanson, Jon Sitler, Don Cummings, Mark Napolitan, Lindsey Frailey, Jim Beers, Shannon Yeager.