Last Updated: July 2, 2015
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Illinois Sparks Baseball Club
2016 Tryout information
All tryouts will take place at Bo Jackson Dome in Lockport unless otherwise stated below. If your level has a tbd next to it that means that a date and time has not been set yet. Please fill out the registration form for your age group. Form is located at the top right hand corner of this page.
9u tryout tbd
10u tryout July 8th and 10th 5:30 registration. 6:00-8:00 tryout.
11u tryout July 25th and 26th 9:00 a.m. Registration 9:30 a.m.-12:00 tryout.
12u tryout July 13th and 14th 5:00 registration 5:30-7:30 tryout.
13u tryout July 14th 7:00 registration 7:30-9:30 tryout and July 15th 5:30 registration 6:00-8:00 tryout.
14u tbd. date will be confirmed soon probably July 22 and 23rd but please continue to visit this site for updates.
Congrats to the following Sparks Alumi who were taken in the 2015 Major League Draft
1st round Kyle Funkhouser Dodgers
The Illinois Sparks are a member of the Chicago Scouts Association I-94 league
Do It Stevie's Way 2:19
The Do It Stevie's Way 2:19 Illinois Sparks Scholarship is awarded to Marty Bechina for his dedication to "getting better everyday" whether it be in the dome, the dugout, on the field, or in the community...& for the effort & attitude he brought to the field everyday.
2015 Benny Newsome Tournament Champions
9u New Lenox Rebels
Current Sparks College Commitments
2015 Jack Szott.............................Western Michigan
Sparks in the Pro's
Sparks Players currently in Professional Basball
TJ McFarland Major Leagues Baltimore
Mark Payton A New York Yankees
Matt Trowbridge A Baltimore