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

2017 Warren County Youth Baseball Softball Association

League Site:  www.wcybsa.org           League E-mail: warrencountyYBSA@gmail.com

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



2017 Registration (click here to register)

2017 Registration ends Monday, March 6th.  Additional $20 late fee starting Monday, March, 7th. 

Opens Wednesday, February 1st through Monday, March 6th.  Starting Tuesday, March 7th, there will be an additional $20 late fee.  No late registrations will be accepted after Sunday, March 24th.  

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 warrencountyYBSA@gmail.com



Friday, February 24
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  


Important Dates and Info for 2017 Season

  • February 1st - registration begins (www.wcybsa.org)
  • March 6th - registration ends
  • March 7th - teams begin to be formed by division managers 
  • March 7th-24th late registration window.  $20 late fee (all late registrations are placed on teams that need players, or are added to the Warren draft)  
  • March 19th - Mandatory Coaches Meeting (division managers will contact coaches who should attend)
  • March 20th-25th  - Player Drafts (minors, majors, juniors)
  • April 21st-22nd - Equipment and Uniform Pickup at Farm Colony
  • March 24th - last day for late registration, NO EXCEPTIONS
  • April 24th - First week of practice (ALL)
  • April 29 - Team Photos, Betts Park (Tennis Court Pavilion)
  • May 15th - Opening Week of Games (ALL)
  • June 26th-30th  - Final Week of Season 
  • June 29th-30th - 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 19th. (e-mail completed form to mbgustafson04@gmail.com)
 
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.


Fees and Age Requirements (2017 Season)

Boys:

Boys T-ball (5&6)  ($50/child)   -boys born Sept 1, 2010 - Aug 31, 2012.

*boys and girls will play together in t-ball only.  

Boys Training (coach pitch) (7&8)  ($55/child)  boys born Sept 1, 2008 - Aug 31, 2010.
Boys Minors (9&10)  ($65/child)   - boys born May 1, 2006 - Aug 31, 2008.
Boys Majors (11&12)  ($65/child)  -boys born May 1, 2004 - April 30, 2006.
Boys Juniors (13&14)  ($65/child)  -boys born May 1, 2002 - April 30, 2004.
*15-16 year olds can play Juniors, but are NOT eligible to pitch or play All-Stars. 

 

 
Girls:
Girls T-ball (5&6)  ($50/child)  -Girls who have already turned 5 or 6 as of Dec 31, 2016 (born 2010 & 2011) 
*boys and girls will play together in t-ball only. 

Girls Training (coach pitch) (7&8)  ($55/child)   -Girls who have already turned 7 or 8, as of Dec 31, 2016 (born 2008 & 2009)  

Girls Minors (9&10)  ($65/child)  -Girls who have already turned 9 or 10, as of Dec 31, 2016 (born 2006 & 2007)   
Girls Majors (11&12)  ($65/child)  -Girls who have already turned 11 or 12, as of Dec 31, 2016 (born 2004 & 2005)  
Girls Juniors (13&14)  ($65/child)   -Girls who have already turned 13 or 14, as of Dec 31, 2016 (born 2002 & 2003)  
**15-16 year olds can play Juniors, but are NOT eligible to pitch or play All-Stars. 
 
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Max Family Fee:  $125 is max fee charged for families with more than 2 players. 
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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.