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14U 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.

14U Baseball Levels of Play

14U Baseball – There are (3) three levels of play within 14U Baseball. 

14U B League – Opportunity for boys age 13-14  Move up not permitted.

Teams represent DYBSA within the Crow River B League with games within the Wright County area.  This level offers a continued focus on baseball skills through practice and live game situations.

14U B Season: Mid-May thru July; a minimum of 2 weekly games* plus league tournament. 

13U AAA, 14U A and 14U AAA 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.

13U AAA, 14U A and 14U AAA Team Eligibility: Defined per team below.  **Players that are older in their grade may be required to play up to the next age level.**

13U AAA - Gopher State League:  Eligible players must be 13 years of age by 5/1/21 OR in 7th grade, but not 14 years of age as of 5/1/21, to be considered for this team. Top 12 players by evaluation are placed on this team and will represent DYBSA in league games throughout Central and West Metro area towns.

14U AA - Gopher State League: Eligible players must be 14 years of age by 5/1/21  OR in 8th grade, but not 15 years of age by 5/1/21, to be considered for this team. Top 12 players by evaluation are placed on this team and will represent DYBSA in league games throughout Central and West Metro area towns.

14U A - Crow River League: Second tier travel team, placement offered by evaluation.  Team has combined 13 and 14 year-old boys.  Eligible players must be at least 13 years of age by 5/1/21 OR in 7th/8th grade; AND not older than 14 years of age as of 5/1/21; to be considered for this team.  Players represent DYBSA in league games within Wright County area.

13U AAA, 14U A, and 14U AA Team Season: Mid/Late-May thru July* Minimum of 2 weekly games plus 3 weekend tournaments per team.  League games will not begin until school ball season is over.

*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.

General notes: The DYBSA asks that you make every effort to attend evaluations on your assigned night so players can be evaluated with their peers.  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.