To all baseball players league ages 16-18 (birthdates in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999 if you want to play as a 15 year old swing player) from the Herndon, Chantilly, and Reston areas,
The Northern Fairfax County Senior Babe Ruth league is open for registration at www.chantillyyouth.org. Our fee will be $190 per player (i.e. less than the cost of a new bat!), which covers uniforms, team equipment, and umpire fees (the vast majority of expenses). A late fee may apply if you register after the established cutoff date. This is an outstanding value for the price. We play competitively against other Senior Babe Ruth teams in the area. Every league has a core of high school players and talented baseball enthusiasts. So, bring out your friends and have some fun!
Our players typically come from the following high schools and their feeder schools: Chantilly HS, Oakton HS, Westfield HS, Herndon HS, South Lakes HS, Paul VI HS, Flint Hill HS, and other private schools. Neighboring areas without a Senior Babe Ruth league can also join us.
Our Norhtern Fairfax Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars won the 2011 Virginia State Championship and made it to the final 4 in the Southeast Region. They also won the 2012 VA State Championship to advance to the 2012 Southeast Regional. In 2013, we finished 3rd in the State Tournament and in 2014 we finished 2nd in the State.
SPRING SEASON: Spring teams will form in May and start to play games around the middle of May. We will start general league practices in April for all registered players and will break into teams for team practices by early May if the registration totals are near completion. We hope to use the April practices for player skill building, game situation knowledge building, and player assessments. High school players may participate in the early practices if your coach approves. Games typically start when the high school season ends.
Our season will include games played against Sr. Babe Ruth teams from other leagues in Northern Virginia, including Greater Fairfax, Vienna, FallsChurch/Annandale, Springfield, Arlington, and Greater Loudoun. Our schedule should include between 15 and 18 games. Typically there will be two games during the week and one on the weekend (usually Saturday). Rainouts will be rescheduled if possible and may be played on Sunday.
Our All-Star season will pick-up immediately at the end of the regular season. We look forward to defending our District 13 and Virginia State titles from 2011 and 2012. The other District 13 leagues include Vienna, McLean/Great Falls, Arlington, Greater Fairfax, Springfield, and Falls Church/Annandale.
Parents - please consider volunteering to help make the spring season a success. (see below)
FALL SEASON: We also will conduct a fall league season. Fall league registration will be conducted over the summer and teams will form by the end of August, general and team practices will start after players are notified, and games will start play around the first week in September. The season will end by the first week in November. Our fall league schedule typically includes about 14-18 games, including games against teams from the other Northern VA SR Babe Ruth leagues. Typically there will be one game during the week and one on the weekend. One practice per week is also typical.
This is a great opportunity for rising 16s to develop skills and get used to playing with the older guys in the league.
Coaches and Volunteers: Please contact us or register online if you are interested in coaching or volunteering in other roles. All of our coaches are required to complete Babe Ruth coaches training. We are also in need of volunteers for concessions, field maintenance, announcers, score keepers, tournament director, and fundraising.
If you have any questions, contact David Gould, firstname.lastname@example.org or Donnie Bradley email@example.com.
Sponsors: If you would like to be a sponsor of our league to help promote Senior Babe Ruth baseball, please contact us at either of the emails above. We would love to enter into a partnership with local businesses. Help to keep baseball thriving for our high school age kids in the area.