FAQs

FALL BALL FAQ's

The OPBA will host 3 baseball age divisions.

8U Baseball

 

10U Baseball

 

13U Baseball

 

  • Fall Ball is intended for players interested in playing more baseball.
  • There will ONLY be 3 age divisions, birthdate requirements are listed above.
  • There will be no birthdate exceptions
  • All games will be played on Saturday and Sunday throughout the fall.  
  • There will 8-10 games scheduled over 6 weeks, which means there will be multiple games on certain weeks.   
  • Games could be at any time during the day on Saturday or Sunday (8:00 am – 8:00 pm)
  • There will be no weeknight games.
  • Practices will be held at the coach’s discretion.
  • Each head coach will be allowed to select up to 3 assistant coaches.
  • The remaining team members will be randomly assigned – there will be no effort to competitively balance the teams.
  • The league will not accept parent requests to play for a specific coach.
  • The league will not accept parent requests to play with a specific friend.
  • Teams will be announced by August 13.
  • Games will begin on August 26.
  • There will be NO Games on Labor Day weekend.
  • There will be no make-up games.
  • Regular season will end on October 8.
  • Single elimination playoffs will begin on October 14.
  • Championships will be held on October 21 and 22 (weather permitting).
  • Fields are yet to be determined, the majority of the games will be played at Oz Park.
  • OPBA Fall Ball is NOT intended for players on the All-Star team. 
  • Any player who registers for Fall Ball but is later selected to play on an All-Star team will have their registration fee credited to the All-Star fee.
  • There will be NO REFUNDS.
  • Capacity is limited and registration will fill up quickly.
  • There will be a wait list created for each age division.  Players will be added from the wait list only if someone withdraws from the league.
  • Registration will open at 8:00 am on Wednesday, June 28.
  • You must log into your OPBA account in order to register.
  • You should test your ability to log into your account before 8:00 am on Wednesday, June 28.



GENERAL FAQ's


Can I still register my child?  How do I register my child?
Before you register your child, you must create an account of this website.  Once you have an account, click on the registration link in the upper right hand corner of the website.  You will be able to register for the appropriate age division.  If the age division is full, you will have the opportunity to add your child to the wait list.

What happens if my child is on the wait list?

The OPBA has limited capacity in each age division.  If your child is on the wait list, it means that the age division is at capacity.  Children are added to the league from the wait list only if another child drops out of the league.  

When does the season start?
The specific start date was included in your registration confirmation email.  The regular season typically begin on the last weekend of April.  

When does the season end?

The specific end date was included in your registration confirmation email.  The regular season typically ends the weekend before the 4th of July. Baseball ages 8U and older will hold single elimination playoffs after the 4th of July, concluding by the 3rd weekend of July.  

When are games played?
Games are played every weekend except for Memorial Day Weekend.  Baseball age divisions 10U and older will also have weeknight games.

When are practices?
Practice locations, dates, and times are held at the discretion of the coach.

My child has played in the OPBA in prior years, do I get registration priority?
Those families who have played in the league will receive an email when registration opens.  However, when registration opens, it opens for everyone.  It is important to get registered during the first day of open registration.

What is Blue Sombrero and why do they appear on my credit card statement?

Blue Sombrero is the online registration provider for OPBA.  The charge is for your OPBA registration fee.  

I am having trouble registering my child.  
Please visit http://supportwbluesombrero.com/.  Should you have questions regarding team roster, program costs or league information, please contact the individual noted in the contact tab on our website.    

Does OPBA offer scholarships?

Any child aged 4 to 14 who would like to participate in OPBA baseball or softball, but who otherwise would not be able to do so, due to financial hardship. For more information, please review the program overview.  If interested, please complete this application and forward to scholarship committee

What equipment is required for my child?

The only required equipment is a baseball or softball glove and a protective cup (for boys only).  Optional equipment includes bats, batting gloves, cleats, batting helmet, and other protective wear.  Each coach is provided an equipment bag that includes league issued bats, balls, helmets, and batting tees.  For additional equipment details and sizes, visit Rules of Play for your child's division.

My child need a new uniform jersey or hat.
OPBA will provide one complete uniform, and if your child loses an item, please contact John Collet at Mike's Sporting Goods to purchase a new item.  

Does OPBA have a Lost & Found?
Please put your child’s name and your phone number on all of your child’s equipment.  This way if your child loses an item, the person who finds the item can call you.  This includes bats, gloves, hats, water bottles, etc.  The OPBA does not maintain a lost and found.  Therefore any item found without proper identification will be disposed of properly.

 

 

 


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