Q: When will the season be played?
Spring season practices will begin late February; Regular season games will begin early March and end May.
Fall season practices will begin late August; Regular season games will begin early September and end October.
Q: Where will my child play?
Games are played at Shorty Howell Park and other neighboring parks (example: Pickneyville Park, Peachtree Ridge Park, Collin Hills Park and etc). Click here to download park addresses
Q: How much does it cost to play?
The registration fee is partly determined by each child playing a 8-12 regular season games, uniform cost, field upkeep, lights, and other administrative fee. Based on qualifying age group, the registration fee is $95.00 ages: 3-4 and $155.00 for ages: 5-18. Fees are subject to change each season.
Late fee of $25.00 will be applied after registration deadline. DYBSA offer sibling discount of $20 per child after first child. Player who lives outside of Gwinnett County will be charged $90 non-refundable fee per players as outlined by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation guidelines.
Mandatory items that you will need to provide for your child include a bat, a glove, and an "NOCSAE" approved batting helmet. The association supplies each team with age-appropriate catcher’s equipment.
*Trophies and team parties are not included in the registration fee
Q: How do I register my child to play baseball or softball?Online registration for the 2015 Spring season will be available December 19, 2014 - February 5, 2015.
Q: What league will my child play in?
The league your child will play in will be determined by how old they are at the beginning of the season.
Please read the following for more details:
Softball: The qualifying age is your age as of January 1, 2015. For example, if you are 8 years old on January 1, 2015, you would be placed in the Pee Wee league (ages 7-8). If you turned 9 on January 2, 2015, you still would be considered 8 and play in the Pee Wee league.
Baseball: The qualifying age is your age as of April 30, 2015. For example, if you have your 7th birthday prior to April 30, 2015, you are considered 7 and would play in our Pee Wee league (ages 7-8). However, if your 7th birthday falls on May 1, 2015 or later, you qualify as a 6 year old and would play in the Tee Ball league (ages 5-6).
Q: What if I want my child to play in a different age group?
For safety reasons, we strongly discourage children from playing in a different age groups. The association will review a special request from a parent in certain situations. If you believe that your player needs to play in another age group, you must come to walk-up registration.
Q: I would like to be head coach, assistant coach or team parent on my child’s team. How do I apply?
We are always looking for volunteers and appreciate your willingness to give your time to the players. All applicants selected for a volunteer position must agree to submit to a background check. All information obtained from these background checks is kept in strictest confidence. For volunteer opportunities, contact - firstname.lastname@example.org
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Q: What I should know about House Bill 60
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For registration information contact: duluthwildcat@gmail / Phone: 678-825-4332