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WALK IN REGISTRATION DATES / TIMES

WE WILL BE ACCEPTING WALK IN REGISTRATIONS FOR THE SPRING 2020 SEASON ON THE FOLLOWING DATES : 

FEBRUARY 22

FEBRUARY 23 

FEBRUARY 29

MARCH 1

MARCH 7

MARCH 8

MARCH 14 

MARCH 15

MARCH 21 

MARCH 22 

ALL TIMES WILL BE 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

METHODS OF PAYMENT : CASH,CHECK OR CREDIT CARD 

REGISTRATIONS WILL BE HELD UPSTAIRS FROM OUR CONCESSION STAND

WE ARE LOCATED AT 3 MEMORIAL DRIVE DANBURY 

( RIGHT BEHIND CVS SOUTH STREET )

2020 Spring In-house Player, Coach and Youth Umpire Registrations

We are excited about the upcoming Spring season! Use the registration link below to register online to play baseball at DYB this Spring. This registration is for players aged 5-18. You read that right! DYB now has a program for 5 year olds! Tell your friends and neighbors!

 

Prospective coaches can also register now using the Coach registration link below, but PLEASE make sure you visit the Coach app tab of the Forms page to review all of the current requirements for becoming a coach.

 

Any current Babe Ruth aged player may also register to be a youth umpire at this time. Youth umpires are needed for our Double A division this season.



2020 Cal Ripken 9U Travel Player Tryout - Second Session

A second tryout session for the 9U team has been added.

Saturday 2/15 9:30-11:00 AM at All Star Batting Cage
(1120 Federal Rd., Brookfield CT).

 

All 9U players who registered for and attended the first session are encouraged to attend the second session. Any 9U player who did not attend the first session MUST attend the second session if they want to be considered for the team.



Safe Sport Act Information and Resources

Click HERE to learn more about the Safe Sport Act and how it effects managers, coaches, assistants, parent volunteers here at Danbury Youth Baseball.

After reading all of that, you probably still have some questions. Here are the basic facts surrounding this federal legislation, and how it effects us here at DYB.

Signed into law on February 14, 2018, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 (referred to simply as the Safe Sport Act on this page) requires all managers, coaches, board members, as well as any other persons/volunteers, who provide regular service to the league, and/or have repetitive access to, or contact with, players or teams, complete Awareness and Prevention Training.

The Awareness and Prevention Training program is broken into two pieces:

  1. Complete a background screening that includes a check of the applicable government sex offender registry. (A background screening must be completed every two years.) There is a $25.50 fee associated with this background screening.
  2. Complete Abuse Awareness and Prevention Training. This training is conducted online and the course take approximately 1.5 hours to complete, and does not have to be completed in one session. This training is required every two years.

Click HERE for more Frequently Asked Questions regarding this process. This page also contains a link to initiate the background screening and the Awareness and Prevention Training via SportsEngine.
    
The background screening process can take up to 5 business days to complete, so we encourage all board members, managers, coaches, assistants, or anyone who anticipates having involvement in team activities in any significant way to please start this process as soon as possible so there are no disruptions to your ability to be involved.



Baseball Lessons with Larry Roccamo

DYB Coach and Cal Ripken Commissioner Larry Roccamo is now offering private or small group lessons at the Danbury Sports Dome! Click the link below for more information. Don't wait, get started right away!

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USA Baseball Coaching Clinics

In our continuing effort to support our vision of providing a best in class baseball experience for all our players and families, we are constantly looking for ways to help our volunteer coaches grow and succeed. USA baseball is once again offering free coaches clinics, with the help of the MLBPAA and Family & Children's Aid. There will be former MLB Players, and members of the MLBPAA speaking at these clinics.

All coaches who were selected as the head coach for a 2020 travel team (all ages 8-12) MUST attend one of the two clinics being offered in our area at this time. The clinics are free to attend and are open to ANY and ALL coaches who wish to attend. The Board at DYB is strongly encouraging ALL of our in house managers and coaches to attend one of these clinics as well.

Option 1: USA Baseball Community Clinic - Somers, NY
When: Thursday 2/27/2020 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: BAT Complex 245 Rt 100 Somers, NY 10589 UNITED STATES

For more Information and to register to attend, please visit: https://sportdev.org/USAB/Store/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=CCNY022720&WebsiteKey=f50aacb2-a59e-4e43-8f67-29f48a308a9e

 

Option 2: USA Baseball Community Clinic - Trumbull, CT
When: Thursday 3/12/2020 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Insports Center 29 Trefoll Dr. Trumbull, CT 06611 UNITED STATES


For more information and to register to attend, please visit: https://sportdev.org/USAB/Store/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=CCCT031220&WebsiteKey=f50aacb2-a59e-4e43-8f67-29f48a308a9e





Bat Regulations

Note: Solid one piece wood bats are permitted for use in all divisions and must conform to Rule 1.10. No laminated or experimental bats shall be used in a game.

For more information on bat regulations, please visit the Bat Regulations page located in the Forms & Info area of our website.





Sponsorship Information

Would you like to become a team or league sponsor?

 

Please click this link



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