The 10’s will begin at 5:30 PM. 11’s at 6:45 PM and 12’s at 8 PM.
8U and 9U Summer baseball (MVC/Districts/BayState) tryouts
will be held on Sunday 5/16 at Lupien field.
The 8’s at 5:30 PM and the 9’s at 6:45 PM.
Prior to going to either field for tryouts. You must be registered.
Cal Ripken Districts/ BayState Team
CYB enters a team at 9U, 10U, 11U, and 12U to play in the Cal Ripken District tournament. This is a highly competitive tournament against the top 11-12 players from each town in the District. If teams win the district tournament they would move on to the state tournament with a chance to proceed to the Regional and National tournament. CYB will field one team at 9U, 10U, 11U, and 12U level. During the same time period the District Teams will compete in the competitive BayState Baseball League. These teams typically play baseball 5-6 days per week for the month of June and July including most weekend days. Players that would like to be considered for the district team must tryout. Players that choose to play in the MIB league do not need to tryout. Players that tryout and are not selected to a district team will be place on an MVC or MIB team.
8U District Team
CYB enters a team at 8U to play in the Cal Ripken District tournament. If teams win the district tournament they would move on to the state tournament with a chance to proceed to the Regional and National tournament. This is a highly competitive tournament against the top 12 players from each town in the District. At the conclusion of the 8U District tournament the team. The team will play in 2/3 tournaments throughout the summer. This teams typically play baseball 3-4 days per week for the month of June and July including most weekend days.
MVC Small Diamond League
CYB enters a team at 9U/10U and 11U/12U team at these two levels. This is competitive league which has standings and playoffs at the end of the season. These teams typically play baseball 3-4 days per week for the month of June and July including most weekend days. These teams are comprised of players who tried out but didn’t make the Districts/BayState team.
All remaining players 9U – 12U players will be put into this league. CYB enters as many teams as it can at the 9U/10U and 11U/12U levels. This is very laid back league. These teams typically play baseball 2-3 days per week for the month of June and July and almost no weekend days. There is no need to tryouts for this league
7U Summer in Town
This is an in town program which is a continuation of the Spring Minors program is for the 6U and 7U players. These teams play typically play baseball 2 days per week for the month of June and July and almost no weekend days. There is no need to tryouts for this league
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to any of the follow people.
Chelmsford Youth Baseball is issuing the following guidelines for team games. These guidelines are in accordance with The State of Massachusetts Covid-19 Order 66 Phase 4 Step 1. These guidelines are subject to revision as additional information or requirements become available.
Facial coverings are required to be worn by all participants during active play. Facial coverings shall be worn on the bench or sidelines at all times and in any huddles or time outs from active plays. Participants should take frequent facial covering breaks when they are out of proximity of other players.
Players, coaches, or spectators not feeling well shall not attend practices or games.
Players and coaches shall bring their own hand sanitizer.
Players and coaches shall sanitize their hands prior to the start of practices or games.
Players and Coaches shall supply their own marked water bottle or sports drink. No team, dugout or communal coolers are allowed. Personal gear and water bottles shall be stored outside the dugout. Water breaks should be taken outside the playing area.
Players shall provide their own personal playing equipment. Players shall not share personal playing equipment including batting helmets, gloves, water bottles and bats.
The league will supply sanitizer for team catchers gear and umpire gear on each field. Team catchers gear and umpire gear shall be sanitized at the end of each practice/game session or when catchers are changed during a game. When possible, catchers should wear their own gear.
Use of the dugouts will be allowed during practices where social distancing can be maintained. Players should store their equipment along the fence in the out of play/foul territory area at a distance that allows for social distancing.
Dugouts will be used during games when social distancing can be maintained. Players not playing the field or batting shall sit outside the playing field where social distancing can not be maintained in the dugout.
No celebrations/handshaking. Players and coaches should refrain from high fives. At the conclusion of the game players will line up socially distanced on the foul line and tip their cap to the opponent.
The CYB Board of Directors have decided the refreshment stand and bathrooms will not be open at the beginning of the season. We will revisit this as the metrics improve.
CYB Board members will review these guidelines with managers before the first games at the fields.
Umpires- There will be two umpires per game. One umpire behind the plate and one umpire on the bases. Umpires shall wear face coverings.
Pre-game batting practice will be permitted. A schedule will be published and distributed by the league vice presidents.
Arrive no earlier than 30 minutes before your scheduled game. Vacate the field/parking lots immediately after the conclusion of your game.