Last Updated: August 18, 2017
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INTER COUNTY BASEBALL ASSOCIATION (ICBA)
ICBA Announces Affilaite team coaches for September
The ICBA All-Star Coach Selection Committee is pleased to announce our coaches for the 2017 fall All-Star teams.
Mosquito All-Star team head coach - Chad Dube
Pee Wee All-Star team head coach - Grayson Metzger.
We would like to welcome ICBA Mosquito division players to attend tryouts to be part of the ICBA All-Star team who will compete against the likes of COBA, TBA, EOBA, and Sun Parlour All-Star teams in London on September 15-17, 2017.
Tryouts will be held on August 17, 21 and 23 2017. Players are required to remit a $10 fee, the proceeds from which will be used to pay for fields and offset costs of the tournament. Players are required to attend a minimum of one tryout in order to be considered for the ICBA All-Star team. The roster will be set at 12 players in order to provide all participants with plenty of playing opportunities.
August 17, 6:00 pm, Waterworks #1 (Cambridge)
August 21, 6:00 pm, Waterworks #1 (Cambridge)
August 23, 6:00 pm, Breithaupt #3 (Kitchener)
Chad can be reached at email@example.com
Monday August 14th. 6:00-8:30 at Lions 1 in Kitchener
Wednesday August 16th. 6:00-8:30 at Lions 1.
Tuesday August 22nd. 6:00-8:30 at Lions 1.
Tuesday August 22nd. 9:00-9:15 we will have a parent meeting for those selected.
Tryout fee will be $15 to cover the diamond costs, as well as additional expenses.
ICBA Classification Weekend and Championship Weekends
The Inter County has established the dates for both Classification Tournaments and our Championship tournaments. The regular season will end on August 10, 2017 and classification tournaments if required will commence on the weekend of August 11, 2017. Teams must be prepared to play on that weekend. The Two out of Three series may be scheduled for both the weekend and weekdays following the 10th of August. The Inter County Championship series will be played over two weekends starting on the 18th of August and again on the 25th of August. Series currently scheduled for the weekend of August 18, 2017 are: Mn Mosquito T1 & T2 in Woodstock, Mn Peewee T1 & T2 in Stratford, Mj Peewee T1 & T2 in Kitchener, and Midget T1 & T2 in Brantford. Tournaments scheduled for the August 25th weekend include the following: Rookie Ball T1 &T2 in Brantford, Mj Mosquito T1 & T2, in Waterloo, Mn & Mj Bantam T1 & T2 are in Guelph.
Minor Rookie weekend will be Aug 25-27 in Cambridge.
It is imperative that all teams must be prepared to play on the weekend of events they are scheduled in. Teams are able to schedule around these events along with notifying their team parents of this schedule. If teams have questions around these events they are requested to contact their associations representative to the board.
ICBA Mercy Rule 2017 and Complete Game Length
The Inter County adopted the OBA Mercy Rule for the 2016 season at all divisions through out. This notice is a reminder to all teams and Local Umpiring. As a refresher the OBA rule is noted below.
P2.7 g) In all OBA (ICBA) games an 18 run mercy rule will apply after 3 innings (2 1/2 if the home team is ahead) or any inning there after, and a 10 run mercy rule will apply after 5 innings. ( 4 1/2 if the home team is ahead.) or any inning there after. This rule applies for any length game scheduled by ICBA unless otherwise noted.
All games played within ICBA that are scheduled for 7 innings shall be declared a complete game if 4 innings are completed (3 1/2 innings if the home team is ahead) and the game is called. For games that are scheduled for 9 innings the baseball rule of 5 innings played ( 4 1/2 if home team is ahead) will be used as a complete game if called.
The Inter County updated Constitution and By-Laws are now available for download in the handout section. Please click on the link below for your copy