Selections for Senior Legion will be delayed until at least 9/18/18 due to the rainout of the second tryouts for those unable to attend the first tryouts.
PREP LEGION SELECTIONS FOR 2019:
JUNIOR LEGION SELECTIONS FOR 2019:
Mikel Petro Jr.
Some geographic areas that are eligible include: Champaign, Mahomet, Unity
12:00 - High school players born 2002, 2003 or 2004
2:00 - 6th, 7th, 8th graders born 8/31/06 or earlier (too old for Little League)
4:00 - High school players or college freshmen born 2000 or 2001 and some born in 2002 (For Senior Legion: eligible players include Central, Centennial, all private high schools in Champaign, Mahomet, Unity, Urbana and St. Joseph)
Please complete Tryout Application under "About" on "Bulletin Board"
PREP LEGION covers players who will finish 6th or 7th or 8th grade in May, 2019. Players from Champaign & Savoy must be born before 9/1/06. Players outside Champaign-Urbana-Savoy must be born in 2006 or earlier. Fees for Prep Legion will be $175** at time of tryouts (checks payable to American Legion Baseball) and the balance of $175 in February, 2019.
Prep Legion begins practice in February and has games from early May through mid - late July. Typically their schedule includes about 30 games with about two mid-week games per week and about two weekend doubleheaders per month. All of their games would be within 75 miles of Champaign.
JUNIOR LEGION covers those in high school for the 2018-2019 school year and born in the year of 2002, 2003 or 2004. A few 2002 players at the Junior Legion tryout may be considered for the Senior Legion team and would need to pay the Senior Legion fees. Junior Legion schedule will include 30-35 games with 5-7 games per week. All of their games are played in June & July and will generally be within 90 miles of Champaign. Fees for Junior Legion will be $200** at time of tryouts (checks payable to American Legion Baseball) and the balance of $200 due in February, 2019.
SENIOR LEGION covers those in Junior or Senior year in high school during 2018-2019 school year (born 2000 or 2001) and those who graduated in 2018 with a birthdate in 2000 or later. Senior Legion schedule will include 35-45 games with 6-8 games per week. All of their games are played in June & July and will generally be within 90 miles if Champaign. There may be one or two tournaments outside of that 90 mile radius. Fees for Senior Legion will be $250** at time of tryouts (checks payable to American Legion Baseball) and the balance of $250 due in February, 2019.
** Fees will be returned to anyone who is not selected at the tryouts. All other fees are non-refundable except for injuries that prevent participation during the entire 2019 season or for a permanent family move more than 90 miles from Champaign.
For more information, you can send email to: H_Rakers@Comcast.net (underscore after H)