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PO Box 63, Delano MN 55328 dybsainformation@gmail.com

10U Baseball




Baseball Eligibility

The DYBSA defines baseball players’ eligibility based on their age as of 5/1/2021 and their current grade level in school.  The May 1st cut off is consistent with the Gopher State and Crow River league requirements.  The DYBSA does not allow players to “play up” on A, AA, or AAA teams; allowing the maximum number of players per age to participate in these travel opportunities.  Specific eligibility is outlined per Level of Play below.  Please contact us at dybsainformation@gmail.com if you have any questions about your child's eligibility.

10U Baseball Levels of Play

10U Baseball – There are (4) four levels of play within 10U baseball.

10U B League – Recommended for boys age 9-10 (8 year old move up evaluation required)

Kid-pitch format with evenly weighted teams encouraging skill development and real game situations.  This season there will be an introduction of umpires at some or all of the bi-weekly games.  Bi-weekly games are held in Delano and some surrounding communities.

10U B Season: May thru Mid July; Tuesday and Thursday evenings.*  Check the website calendar for End of Season Jamboree date.

 

10U A and AA Teams - Team placement awarded upon evaluation results.  This level offers a higher level of competition and time commitment for players and families.  Additional fees are assessed to players of these teams for tournaments, league fees and uniforms.

10U A and AA Team Eligibility: Players that are 10 years of age on or before 5/1/21 AND Players that are in 4th grade, but not 11 years of age as of 5/1/21. **Players that are older in their grade may be required to play up to the next age level.**

10U AA - Gopher State League: Top 12 players by evaluation are placed on this team and will represent DYBSA in league games throughout Central and West Metro area towns.

10U A: Second tier travel team, placement offered by evaluation.  Players represent DYBSA in league games and tournaments.  This team will play in either the Crow River or Gopher State league.  League choice will be determined sometime in March.

10U A and AA Team Season: April thru July; a minimum of 2 weekly games plus 3 weekend tournaments per team.*

*Weekly games and practices are subject to change due to weather and field availability.  Please check the DYBSA website calendar frequently.

Evaluations

Baseball Evaluations: Attendance is recommended for all players at this age to ensure team placement that matches their skill level.  Players that do not attend evaluations will not be considered.

10U Baseball – Evaluations for all boys 9 and 10 years old will be TBA at the Tiger Activity Center. 

General notes: The DYBSA asks that you make every effort to attend evaluations on your assigned night so players can be evaluated with their piers.  Please contact us at dybsainformation@gmail.com if you have a conflict that cannot be rescheduled.  Unfortunately due to time considerations, no “make-up” dates will be offered.