Frequently Asked Question's

What are the boundaries to play in the Elk Grove Youth Baseball league? 

Elk Grove Unified School District boundaries and East of Highway 99.  For check a specific address, League Info, and then Boundary Check.

What if I don't want my child to play up in a division, can they play down? 

Players are not allowed to play up.  However, based on the player agent's approval (via email only) a child can play down in certain situations.  Please email: support@elkgroveyouthbaseball.com to request your child to play down in a division.

What if I want to coach with a specific person? 

BOTH Coaches should reference each other in the enrollment field on their applications.  Priority is given to FULL coaching groups who submit their applications early.  Additionally, the player's registration needs to be paid in full before the coaching application is accepted. 


Can my child play for a specific coach or with their friend?  Requests for specific teams MAY be granted in the Non-Competitive Divisions ONLY (Rookie/Single A).  All other players are drafted onto teams.

What does the player assessment consist of?  A brief session of hitting (~5 pitches), baserunning, and then fielding and throwing from an in-field position.   

What does the registration fee cover?  Registration fees cover the player's uniform, umpire fees, field fees, insurance, baseballs and other equipment.

When will I find out what team my child is on? 
 
Competitive division drafts will be completed by the middle of February.  After which, non-competitive teams will be assembled and coaches will be contacting players by the last week of February.

$25.00 Raffle Ticket Fee: 
 
The $25.00 Raffle Ticket Fee is our primary league fundraiser and is added to the cost of registration at check out. Families may choose to sell the $25 worth of raffle tickets and keep the money, or keep the tickets for themselves. In either case, the buyer fills out the ticket stubs and returns them to the league for entry into the Raffle drawing in May at our Annual Casino Night Event.  

Refunds:
 
If a refund is requested on or before March 1, 2018, a $10.00 processing fee will be assessed for each refund requested.  There will be no refunds after March 1, 2018.  How can I request a refund?  Please submit an email to support@elkgroveyouthbaseball.com requesting a refund.  


Babe Ruth Certification:

In order to coach in Elk Grove Youth Baseball League, you must complete the Babe Ruth Certification.  The course name is Coaching Youth Baseball.  Click on the link to register and complete the course. http://www.baberuthcoaching.org/index.cfm

Are big barrel bats allowed? 

Beginning 2018 for the hardball divisions (age 8-12), there is a new bat standard.   Please see the notice on the home page regarding the new bat standard as well as the links within the notice.