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Jul, 2021

WESTCHESTER KNIGHTS TRYOUTS

 WESTCHESTER KNIGHTS PART-TIME TRAVEL TRYOUTS

8U through 14U

The Westchester Knights have a long history of playing competitive part time  baseball, and we are looking to move forward with the next generations of players.

The Westchester Knights are holding tryouts for teams between 8U – 14U. The teams would compete in the 2022 Chicagoland Sunday Baseball Spring League and may also participate in the 2021 Fall League depending on availability of the players.

**In-house participation in WBI in 2022 is a requirement to participate in the Knights program**

Tryouts for the 8U – 14U teams will be held at the High Ridge South Field on Canterbury St. on the following date/times:

12U through 14U:  Friday July 16, 2021, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

8U through 11U:  Friday July 16, 2021, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

If needed, the make-up date is tentatively set for July 22, 2021.

If your son/daughter is interested in participating on a Knights team and you cannot make the July 16th tryout date, please contact us at [email protected]

 


WESTCHESTER KNIGHTS INFORMATION

WBI has been offering a part-time travel program to complement our in-house league program for several years.

Players will experience the competitive nature of travel baseball, along with playing multiple positions on in-house teams with classmates, friends, and neighbors creating a better all-around baseball experience.

Important facts about the PART-TIME Travel team:

  • Your child MUST register with WBI and PLAY IN THE IN-HOUSE LEAGUE.
  • This is an additional team to your child’s in-house team.
  • This is a competitive team and one of our goals is to win games.Players on the team will play positions that help the team achieve that goal.
  • This team practices on a separate day during the season, this means there will be extra practices.
  • The games and practices are usually held on Wednesdays and Sundays.
  • All regular season games are played in the Chicagoland area.
  • Teams will compete in the Chicagoland Sunday League.
  • There is an additional fee to this program that will range from an initial $200 - $300 fee for the season and may be more if additional tournaments are played.The fees are based on several factors that vary from team to team and from year to year.Players selected to a travel team will be expected to pay a non-refundable deposit of $100 two weeks after the team is selected to secure your spot.
  • Teams may participate in a fall baseball program through the Chicago Sunday League.
  • There will be additional preparation for the season that includes winter workouts.These usually take place once or twice a week and start in December/January and run through March.
  • The team may also decide to play in additional tournaments during or after the regular season.This is a manager/team decision.The initial fee may not cover all the costs of these tournaments.Players are expected to participate in fundraising opportunities to help cover costs.
  • If your child has a birthday that falls at a time that makes them age eligible to play on a younger or older team, they may be placed on a team that best suits WBI, the team and/or the player.
  • Eligible players can be 7 yrs. to 14 yrs.Ages are based on the Chicagoland Sunday Baseball Rules.
  • The Chicagoland Sunday Baseball League has revised their age grouping from last year.For all ages, the cutoff is April 30th.A player’s age is whatever age he/she is on April 30th.
  • Age cut-offs are subject to change based on Chicagoland Sunday Baseball rules and age chart.
  • WBI reserves the right to combine age levels based on the number of participants.

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