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Welcome to Elk River Baseball
The ONLY local baseball organization supported, endorsed and integrated with the Elk River High School baseball coaches and players.
Elk River Youth Baseball Families:
Elk River Youth Baseball Association will continue to monitor and update this message with the latest updates regarding the COVID-19 situation.
As of now, below are the updates:
ALL Elk River Youth Baseball operations are postponed indefinitely.
TRAVEL: Tryouts and team formations are postponed. We are working closely with MYAS and ISD728, and will update you on any changes.
MYAS is still planning on having a travel season, although it may be shortened. We will pass on any news that we hear. MYAS has a current plan to start the travel season on May 18, although this is subject to change based on social guidelines.
Our goal is to have travel tryouts and team formations at a later date this spring/summer.
House: At this point, pre-session evaluations and house evaluations are postponed until further notice.
We still plan on having a house league this season, although the season may be pushed out further into the year.
TRAINING FACILITY: The Elk River Youth Baseball Training Facility is currently closed. We will send out an update when this will be available again.
We appreciate your patience during this time and wish you and your family good health.
ELK RIVER YOUTH BASEBALL BOARD
2020 Summer Baseball Registration is now open. Click the below link to start your registration process.
See the Travel page for a list of travel tournaments. Most tournaments will be registered and displayed on our website in early January.
13AA Omaha tournament has been cancelled due to the CWS also being cancelled.
This is just a clarification regarding our 3rd and 4th Grade traveling teams, as there have been some questions as to how it works.
All 3rd & 4th graders are eligible to try out for Traveling Baseball. We encourage all 3rd graders to consider trying out for travel baseball, as they will be placed in an entry level travel league.
2nd graders must request permission from the traveling director.
ALL traveling teams will compete in the MYAS leagues.
3rd and 4th grade teams are dependent entirely upon how many players are trying out, as well as ability.
If we have enough 3rd graders trying out we MAY have a 9U team. This is our goal, but if we do not have enough players and/or talent at this level, then 3rd graders would play in the 10A league. Both 9U and 10A are entry level traveling leagues.
If numbers and ability work out, our goal is to have 3 or more teams at the 3rd/4th grade level. The top 4th graders will be placed on our 10AAA team, and the top 3rd graders will be placed on our 9U team (assuming we have enough 3rd graders to make a team. The remaining players (3rd and 4th graders) will form one or more 10A teams, depending on numbers and ability. If there are more than one 10A teams, these teams will be split up equally. This is all subject to change based on the Travel Director input.
Players not making a travel team will automatically be placed in our very competitive house league and still should attend the House Evaluations.
Interested in Umping this season? We are looking for kids 14 years and older. Contact Gail Hensler for more information. Please see the attached flyer.
UMPIRE CLINICS (9-11:30am)
March 21 - Elk River - Vandenberge Middle School
April 4th - Eden Prairie
April 18th - Fridley
April 25th - Farmington
May 2nd - Shakopee
|NOW!||Summer Registration Opens|
|March 1||Early Bird Registration Ends|
|March 15||Travel Registration Deadline|
|March 25||House Registration Deadline|
|March 19-22||Travel Tryouts|
|April 4||House Evaluations|
|May 1-3||IceBreaker Tournament|
|May 5 and May 18||Team Pictures|
|June 5-7||Jamboree (Minors, Rookies, Majors)|
|June 5-7||14/15A Tournament|
|June 26-28||Majors/4th Grade Tournament|
|July 17-19||5th/6th and 7/8/9th Grade Tournament|
|August 5||Coach Appreciation Night|
|Mid August||Fall Baseball Registration Opens|
|Late November, 2020||Winter Membership Registration Opens|
Looking to become a member of Elk River Baseball? Click the link below to get started!
*You can also find this link under the 'About Us' tab along with other useful information.
Elk River Youth Baseball is looking for people who are interested in shaping the future of Elk River Youth Baseball.
If you are interested, please fill out the application below and email to Janine Wilke @ firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (763) 248-3711.
Thank you for coaching
Volunteer coaches are the heart and soul of this organization. Without you, it wouldn't be possible.
If you're interested in coaching, click the 'Are You Interested in Becoming a Coach' option in the Registration.
We're Looking for Umpires!
Elk River Baseball does not supply first aid supplies to teams. Coaches and parents are encouraged to have basic first aid and ice packs in the event of injury during games and practices.
This season Elk River Youth Baseball will be raising money to help with some field improvements. Your donation of any denomination will help us achieve this effort. See our Fundraising link for more information.
*You can also find this link in the 'about us' tab along with other useful information.