2017 Select Team Try-outs

Signups and try-outs for the 2017 NJB Select teams are coming up.  The schedule of events and deadlines for signing up are:

Sept 16 – Deadline for coaches to sign up to manage a team – LINK

Sept 18 – Manager selection

Sept 26 – Deadline for players to signup for tryouts – LINK

Tryouts will occur on October 1st and 2nd.

If you have questions, you can email us at allstars@newburghjuniorbaseball.com

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KinderVision “The Greatest Save” Youth Baseball Clinic – Saturday 8/27

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Last Call for Fall Ball

There is still time to register for the upcoming Fall Ball season at NJB, however you need to act fast.  Teams will be forming this week and registrations will be accepted up to the point that teams rosters are full.  To register, visit our page at njb.siplay.com.

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NJB Proposes Changes to League Ages

The NJB Board of Directors has voted to change the age grouping for League IV (Instructional Pitching Machine).  The Board has proposed modifying the by-laws to allow 5 year old players the option of playing either T-Ball (League V) or Instructional Pitching Machine (League IV).

Under this proposal, T-Ball ages will be from 4 to 5 years of age and League IV will be 5 to 6 years of age.  Parents of players may at their sole discretion decide which format best fits the ability and desire of their child.  This proposal does not affect any other leagues nor does it allow players who decided to play in League IV as a 5 year old to move up to League III as a 6 year old, except as allowed under the Age/Grade rule.

Per our by-laws, this change will be considered for final adoption at the scheduled Board Meeting on 8/7/16 at 6:00PM at Pizza Chef.   All parents/coaches of players in the league are always welcome at any board meeting.  If you have any questions, you may attend the board meeting or email us at info@newburghjuniorbaseball.com.

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Fall Ball Registration Now Open!!!!

Registration for the 2016 NJB Fall Ball season is open.  Fall Ball is available for all players from 3 to 14 years of age (as of 4/30/16).  The season will run from approximately August 27th to October 2nd.  There are two ways to register:

  1. Attend onsite registration on 8/6 at Vann Road Park from 12-2 (rain or shine)
  2. Register online

Visit our Registration page for details on how to register online.

If you have questions, please email fallball@newburghjuniorbaseball.com

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All-Star Player Signups

The regular season is underway in most leagues and play has been superb so far at the parks.  Even though the season is young, it’s time to start the process for selecting the NJB All-Star teams for the summer.  NJB will sanction a team in all age groups from 6 to 14 years of age where enough players are interested.  More information on the all-star process and obligations can be found here.

Players interested in playing on an all-star team must register by May 11th by visiting theNJB All-Stars page and clicking on the “Sign up for All-Stars” link.

Coaches interested in managing an All-Star team this summer should contact their league president or email allstars@newburghjuniorbaseball.com by May 6th.

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NJB Day at the UE Aces Game

The UE Aces, coached by NJB alum Wes Carroll, will be hosting NJB Day at the Aces game this coming Friday, 4/8.  All NJB players get free admission and the Aces will host several activities for our players and fans.

To register, please visit www.uealumnionline.com/newburghjuniorbaseball.

Come out and support the Aces and Coach Carroll.

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NJB Days at Dick’s Sporting Goods

dicks-logoDo you need gear for the upcoming season?  Dick’s Sporting Goods will once again host Newburgh Junior Baseball Shop Day today and tomorrow.  Print out a coupon (click here to download) and visit the Evansville store to take 20% off throughout the store (some restrictions may apply).

Thanks to Dick’s Sporting Goods for their support of NJB!

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Early Registration Period Extended

Registrations for the spring season have been strong with most leagues at or very near our planned capacity.  The new online site appears to be working very well and is providing a very clear picture of where league numbers stand.  Therefore, the Board of Directors has approved an extension of the early registration period for Leagues 1, 2, 3, and Babe Ruth to March 6th.  The early registration period for League 4 & 5 will remain open through at least mid-March.

This action waives the late fee for registration only.  Once a league reaches the planned capacity, a waiting list will be started in the order of registration.  We will evaluate the ability to expand the number of teams based on the availability of players, coaches and sponsors.

If you have any questions, please email us at registration@newburghjuniorbaseball.com.

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Skills Evaluations

Skills evaluations for the 2016 spring season will be held on March 12th and 13th at Castle High School in the main gymnasium.  Dates and times for each league are as follows:

Babe Ruth
League 1 (11 & 12)
League 2 (9 & 10)
League 3 (7 & 8)
League IV (6)
T-Ball (4 & 5)
Sunday 3/13
Saturday 3/12
Sunday 3/13
Saturday 3/12
No evaluations
No evaluations
1:30pm – 3:00pm
4:30pm – 6:30pm
1:30pm – 4:30pm
4:30pm – 8:00pm
N/A
N/A
CHS Gym
CHS Gym
CHS Gym
CHS Gym
N/A
N/A

The evaluation will consist of a brief workout consisting of throwing, hitting, fielding, and running.  The workout will take 10-15 minutes, however wait times may be lengthy at times.  Players may arrive anytime up to 20 minutes before the end of their scheduled time slot.

Players should wear tennis shoes and bring their glove at a minimum.  For more info, please visit the Skills Evaluation section on our FAQ page.

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