2019 League Schedule Overview

Updated Sunday December 30, 2018 by BYB.

2019 BYB League Schedule Overview (any changes from original posting will be highlghted)

Tuesday, March 26 – Fore Seasons Golf Dome

  • 6:30 – 9:00 pm – Session 1 of 11/12 YO Skills Evaluation - All new and returning players with an age of 11 or 12 on or before April 30, 2019 must attend a skills evaluation, regardless of whether they wish to play in the AAA or Majors Division. The evaluation will consist of basic baseball skills including batting, pitching, fielding fly balls and ground balls. Players will be placed in a division based on their skills evaluation performance. Registered players will be provided with a suggested date and time to attend evaluations – however they can attend whichever session works best. Players only attend once. Additional details regarding the evaluations will be emailed to all ‘age-eligible’ families in mid-March.

Thursday, March 28 – Fore Seasons Golf Dome

  • 6:30 – 9:00 pm – Session 2 of 11/12 YO Skills Evaluation - All new and returning players with an age of 11 or 12 on or before April 30, 2019 must attend a skills evaluation, regardless of whether they wish to play in the AAA or Majors Division. The evaluation will consist of basic baseball skills including batting, pitching, fielding fly balls and ground balls. Players will be placed in a division based on their skills evaluation performance. Registered players will be provided with a suggested date and time to attend evaluations – however they can attend whichever session works best. Players only attend once. Additional details regarding the evaluations will be emailed to all ‘age-eligible’ families in mid-March.

Sunday, March 31 – Fore Seasons Golf Dome

  • 9:00 am – Travel Team Informational Meeting – This is an informational meeting that precedes the travel team tryout process that takes place afterward. The Travel Ball Directors will review the philosophy and structure of the program (which will be emailed ahead of time to all ‘age-eligible’ registered families, and take questions and answers.
  • 9:30 – 10:45 am – 9YO Travel Team Tryout – This is the time slot for BYB Registered players that are age 9 on 4/30/19. Please review posted/emailed information regarding time and financial commitment before attending the tryout. A Letter of Intent must be signed by both player and parent, and presented at the start of the session.
  • 11:00 am – 12:15 pm – 10YO Travel Team Tryout – This is the time slot for BYB Registered players that are age 10 on 4/30/19. Please review posted/emailed information regarding time and financial commitment before attending the tryout. A Letter of Intent must be signed by both player and parent, and presented at the start of the session.
  • 12:30 – 1:45 pm – 11YO Travel Team Tryout – This is the time slot for BYB Registered players that are age 11 on 4/30/19. Please review posted/emailed information regarding time and financial commitment before attending the tryout. A Letter of Intent must be signed by both player and parent, and presented at the start of the session.
  • 2:00 – 3:15 pm – 12YO Travel Team Tryout – This is the time slot for BYB Registered players that are age 12 on 4/30/19. Please review posted/emailed information regarding time and financial commitment before attending the tryout. A Letter of Intent must be signed by both player and parent, and presented at the start of the session.

Monday, April 15 - Scheels Complex - East Shed

  • 6:00 pm – T-Ball Coaches Meeting and Equipment Bag Distribution - 1 coach (not players or families) from each team will need to meet at the shed at 6:00 for a short meeting with your Division Director. Team equipment bags will then be handed out (bats, batting helmets, catchers gear, practice/game balls, first aid kits, score books, rule books, tees).

Monday, April 15 - Scheels Complex East Shed

  • 6:30 pm - Rookie Coaches Meeting and Equipment Bag Distribution - 1 coach (not players or families) from each team will need to meet at the shed at 6:30 for a short meeting with your Division Director. Team equipment bags will then be handed out (bats, batting helmets, catchers gear, practice/game balls, first aid kits, score books, rule books), as well as the team pitching machines.

Wednesday, April 17 - Scheels Complex - East Shed

  • 6:30 pm - AAA and Majors Coaches Meeting and Equipment Bag Distribution - 1 coach (not players or families) from each team will need to meet at the shed at 6:30 for a short meeting with your Division Director. Team equipment bags will then be handed out (bats, batting helmets, catchers gear, practice/game balls, first aid kits, score books, rule books).

Wednesday, April 17 - Scheels Complex - East Shed

  • 7:00 pm - AA Coaches Meeting and Equipment Bag Distribution - 1 coach (not players or families) from each team will need to meet at the shed at 7:00 for a short meeting with your Division Director. Team equipment bags will then be handed out (bats, batting helmets, catchers gear, practice/game balls, first aid kits, score books, rule books).

Fri and Sat, April 26 & 27 - Centennial Elementary School

  • 6 - 9:30 pm Friday - Team Uniform Distribution/Pictures for Majors, AAA, and Travel Teams - All rostered players attend - during their team's specified time slot - they receive uniform and have individual and team pictures taken. Final schedule will be posted/distributed.
  • 8:30 am - 5 pm Saturday - Team Uniform Distribution/Pictures for Rookie, AA, and T-Ball Teams - All rostered players attend - during their team's specified time slot - they receive uniform and have individual and team pictures taken. Final schedule will be posted/distributed.

Sat, May 4 - Scheels Complex Concession Building

  • 9 am – AA Team Umpire Training/Ump Bag Distribution - At least one parent volunteer (not coach) from each team in the AA Division will be asked to attend. There will be a short meeting with the Director of Umpires, and then umpire bags will be handed out.

Sat, May 4 - Scheels Complex Concession Building

  • 10:30 am – AAA and Majors Team Umpire Training/Ump Bag Distribution - At least one parent volunteer (not coach) from each team in the AAA and Majors Divisions will be asked to attend. There will be a short meeting with the Director of Umpires, and then umpire bags will be handed out.

Sun - Thurs, May 5 - 9 - Scheels Complex

  • 5:30 and/or 7:30 pm (Nightly) - Opening Week of League Games for all divisions – Final Schedules will be Posted after team placements are completed). Anticipate that T-Ball and AAA will play on Sunday evenings. Rookie, AA, AAA, and Majors will all play Mon - Thurs evenings.

Week of Memorial Day (Sun – Thurs, May 26 – 30)

  • T-Ball – No games will be scheduled for this week (since they are on Sunday).
  • Rookie – Each team will only play 1 game this week – on either Tues, Wed, or Thurs.
  • AAA – No games will be scheduled on Sunday – there will be games Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs.
  • MAJ – There will be games Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs.

Sun - Mon, June 30- July 8 - Scheels Complex

  • Final Weeks of Division Games/Tournaments. Anticipate the following:
    • T-Ball - Final night of games will be Sun, June 30.
    • Rookie - Final week of games will be Mon/Tue - July 1/2. Only 1 game/1 night for each team.
    • AA - Season-Ending Division Tournament will be Fri-Mon - July 5-8 (incl weekend)
    • AAA - Season-Ending Division Tournament will be Fr-Mon - July 5-8 (incl weekend)
    • Majors - Season-Ending Division Tournament will be Sat-Mon - July 6-8 (incl weekend)  
  • Teams will turn in their Equipment/Umpire Bags, along with Tees and Pitching Machines after their last games.

Wed – Sun, July 10 – 14 – Statewide

  • 9 – 12 YO State Tournaments
    • 9s – Dickinson
    • 10s – Minot
    • 11s – Bismarck
    • 12s – Williston

Wed – Sun, July 17 – 21 – Regionwide

  • 9 – 12 YO Regional Tournaments
    • 9s – Frontenac, KS
    • 10s – Dickinson, ND
    • 11s (70ft) – Waite Park, MN
    • 12s (70ft) – Chadron, NE

Thurs – Thurs, August 1 – 8 – Phenix City, AL – 10 YO World Series

Fri – Sat, August 2 – 10 – Branson, MO – 12 (70ft) World Series

Sunday Afternoons in August (Tentatively 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, and 8/25) – Fall Ball