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2018 Fall Registration - NOW OPEN
06/22/2018
Wasco Baseball offers the area's best Fall baseball experience.   Registration...
Coming Soon - 2019 Travel Manager Interviews
06/20/2018
Travel Tryouts and Manager Interviews coming soon! Wasco Baseball...
Wasco Gear
01/12/2018
Time to load up on Wasco Gear! Wasco Baseball Gear is now available...
 
2018 Fall Registration - NOW OPEN

Wasco Baseball offers the area's best Fall baseball experience.
 

Registration is now open


The season begins with practices in early August and games start the last weekend in August. No games are played during Labor Day weekend and the season concludes in mid to late October. Games are only played on Saturdays and Sundays. Below is a description of our leagues (age as of 4/30/18):

PeeWee: Cost $135.00
Age: 4 – 5 yrs. All players play the field and bat each inning. Coach pitches to team. A batting tee may be used. Coach can form their team.

Instructional: Cost $135.00
Age: 6 – 7yrs. Nine players play the field. 
All bat or until three outs are made. Two Divisions, Red is for 7yr olds who are first year Instructional players. Blue is for 8yr olds and 7yr olds who have played at least one season of Instructional level, or similar.

For our Minor, Major, and Pony leagues, we offer two divisions:

Competitive - A Competitive team/player is a full team of 10-12 Travel/All-Star experienced players.  Any team that cannot field 10-12 players and has greater than 6 players, will receive additional players via a blind draft.  The blind draft will consist of players that have registered for Competitive but have not been rostered by a manager.  Any player registering for Competitive that is not rostered by a manager is required to attend a board evaluation to determine their ability to play at the Fall Competitive division (players that played Travel or All Stars in 2017 are excluded from evaluation).  If the player does not attend the evaluation or is not determined to be qualified for the Competitive level, they will be placed into the Recreational level.

Recreational - A Recreational team/player is a team of 6 players or less, or a non-rostered player that would like to continue to develop their baseball skills.  Teams with 6 players or less will receive additional players based on a blind draft until the team reaches the 10 - 12 player roster.



Minor: Cost $205.00 Rec and Comp divisions
Age: 8 – 9 yrs. IHSA baseball rules with some modifications, such as no infield fly or dropped third strike. No lead-offs, steal bases once ball crosses the plate. All bat, player pitch.

Major: Cost $220.00 Rec and Comp divisions
Age: 10 – 11 yrs. IHSA Rules with a few modifications. All bat, player pitch.

Pony: Cost $220.00 Rec and Comp divisions
Age: 12 – 13 yrs. IHSA rules with a couple modifications

Colt: Cost: $245.00
Age: 14 – 17 yrs. IHSA rules – Coach can form their team.

Competitive League Discount:
If you bring a full travel team into any of our Fall baseball competitive leagues and wear your travel uniforms each paid player will receive a $50 discount.  Please notify Rob Rosengarten, our Director of Registraion if you decide to wear your own uniforms and your discount will be sent after all players have registered.

For more information contact Director of Registration Rob Rosengarten at   or call 
630-246-0745.


by posted 06/22/2018
Coming Soon - 2019 Travel Manager Interviews

Travel Tryouts and Manager Interviews coming soon!

Wasco Baseball will be interviewing potential managers for the 2019 Travel Baseball season (9u thru potentially 15u) on July 9 and July 19. 

Prospective Managers should possess extensive knowledge and love of the game along with the ability to coach, mentor, and develop player skills.

Managers will need to:
- Coordinate Speed and Agility training in November/December 
- Conduct indoor practices (2-3 per week during Jan-Feb-March)
- Schedule games within the KCBL or other leagues 
- Select & Schedule tournament games (roughly 6-8 tourneys per year)
- Be the driving force for any team fundraising
- Communicate effectively with players and their parents

If you are interested, please send your resume and references to Mike Buono, Director of Travel, to   for consideration. 

Our timeline for selection includes:
- Interviews with the Executive Committee on Monday evening 7-9-18 at Old Town Pub
- Interviews with the Board of Directors on Thursday evening 7-19-18 at the community building near the Legion Fields

If selected, you will be responsible for organizing and running the Travel Team tryouts to be conducted on the week of July 23 through 29.  Day and time specifics will be finalized by July 9.

We look forward to hearing from all prospective Managers. 

Thank you for your continued support of Wasco Baseball.
Mike Buono
Director of Travel


by posted 06/20/2018
Wasco Gear

Time to load up on Wasco Gear!

Wasco Baseball Gear is now available for purchase anytime through the Squad Locker website.
 

Click on the Squad Locker link below to place your order: 


Do not forget to enter the code WASCO10 to take advantage of a 10% discount on all items purchased.  Order hoodies, pullovers, sweatshirts for the winter/spring seasons.  All orders will be delivered in approximately 12 days (or less).  Wear your gear with pride and thank you again for supporting Wasco Baseball!

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by posted 01/12/2018