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COVID 19 Update: Spring Recreational Baseball and Softball Programs Canceled

Following updated guidance from Howard County Recreation and Parks (HCRP), as well as the State of Maryland, the WHCYBSL Board has determined we cannot safely offer our traditional spring recreational baseball and softball programs. Full refunds are being provided to all spring recreational registrants.

Recognizing many families will want to resume recreational sports when conditions permit such activities, the WHCYBSL Board is now beginning to consider how clinics and/or “pick-up” games could be offered later in the summer at a nominal cost. We will share with you details on those plans later in the month as details regarding reopening of recreational activities are provided by HCRP and the State of Maryland.

With regards to our travel baseball and softball programs, we are continuing to monitor the emerging reopening guidelines and anticipate those teams may resume practices and game play later in the summer in consultation with each team’s families. At this point in time, travel teams are effectively paused through June 1st.

We will continue to make appropriate determinations about activities consistent with emerging guidance. Overall, our top priority remains the safety of your children and the community as a whole before we start up any of these programs.

 

 


Western Howard County Youth Baseball & Softball League (WHCYBSL) is an all-volunteer organization managed by a Board of Directors.  Along with our parent-volunteer partners, we aspire to provide children with the opportunity to have positive baseball and softball experiences and strive to be the preferred youth sports program in Howard County.

We offer baseball and softball in the spring and fall emphasizing core values such as self-esteem, teamwork, fairness, fun and sportsmanship to all our players while learning the rules of the game.




Spring 2020 Baseball & Softball Registration Now Open!

It may be cold outside but we’re already thinking about spring!

Spring Baseball & Softball seasons run from early April thru mid-June based on playoff schedules.

Schedule for all divisions EXCEPT T-BALL include a weeknight game, a Saturday game and one practice per week.  Additional practices may be scheduled as a make-up for a postponed practice due to weather or field conditions.  Weeknight games start at 5:45pm in April and 6pm in May and June.

T-Ball plays one game per week on Saturdays and has one practice per week.

All practices days, times and locations are subject to coaches’ and field availability.

Every effort is made to fulfill parent/player requests for specific team placement and to place players on teams that practice at a field near where players live.

Baseball age groups 11/12, 13/14 and 15/18 and all Softball teams play in the Alliance league comprised of other Howard County leagues.  Travel to other parts of Howard County may be required.

Registration is through Howard County Rec & Parks.  Registration links are below. 

All players registered by 
March 15, 2020 are guaranteed a spring 2020 roster spot. Players registering after the deadline will be placed on a waitlist, and placed on a spring 2020 roster based on availability.  Registration after March 1, 2020 will include a late fee of $15.

Registration Fees
T-Ball (4-6 year olds, coed) - $125
Baseball & Softball 6+ - $205
 
Family Discounts
Not available through online registration – must call or mail your form for discount
$20 for the first sibling; $40 for additional

Registration fees include uniform jersey and hats or visor (for softball).
Players are required to provide their own baseball pants (grey), gloves and protective gear (cup/jock strap).

Players may use their own helmets, bats, cleats however please click 
here for Age Group Specific Rules prior to purchasing equipment.  

We’re always looking for coaches!  If you’re interested in coaching your son or daughter’s team, please contact their Age Group Coordinator.

If you have any questions regarding any of our programs, please feel free to send us an email.

Baseball/T-Ball whcsports@gmail.com

Softball whcsoftball@gmail.com

 

Baseball/T-Ball REGISTRATION LINKS

RP5981.701 - WHC Spring Tee Ball – 4-6
RP5981.711 - WHC Spring Rec Baseball - 6-8
RP5981.721 - WHC Spring Rec Baseball – 9-10
RP5981.731 – WHC Spring Rec Baseball – 11-12
RP5981.741 - WHC Spring Rec Baseball – 13-14
RP5981.751 - WHC Spring Rec Baseball – 15-18


Softball REGISTRATION LINKS
RP5982.701 - WHC Spring Rec Softball – 6-8
RP5982.711 - WHC Spring Rec Softball – 9-10
RP5982.721 – WHC Spring Rec Softball – 11-12
RP5982.731 - WHC Spring Rec Softball – 13-14
RP5982.741 - WHC Spring Rec Softball – 15-18


WHC Renegades BINGO Night

 

Join the WHC 12U Renegades at their Cooperstown fundraiser Bingo Night!  Bingo is Saturday, March 14, doors open at 6 and bingo starts at 7! 

20 games, 3 specials, raffles, silent auction, Wine Pull raffle, pull tabs, and concessions.

$40 tickets include 20 games, 3 specials, raffle tickets, and dauber.
$25 tickets include 20 games.
$10 for extra bingo boards.

Additional boards and specials are available the night of the event.

ALL proceeds will go to the WHC 12U Red and Black Teams heading to Cooperstown!
Square readers will be available.

Location:  Catonsville Lodge 69

                 2832 Nine Mile Circle

                 Catonsville, MD 21228

 

For questions and ticket information, please email WHCRenegades2020@gmail.com

 


WHC 14U Summer Baseball Tournament on Turf

 

 

WHC is holding a 14U summer baseball tournament at Blandair Regional Park. July 11-12th

 

3 game guarantee, weather dependent.

 

2 fields, batting cages, warmup area, heated 1st class bathrooms, food, playground, family atmosphere.

 

$795/team ($700 if paid by March 1st)

 

Refund Policy (for weather cancellations only)

$700 if no games played

$400 if 1 game played

 

Schedule:

 

2 games Saturday, elimination bracket Sunday

Friday night game in lieu of one Saturday game upon request

 

Click here to Register

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