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FAQ's:

   1.  Where and when are sign-ups?

   2.  Is a physical required?

   3.  What ages are allowed to join?

   4.  How much does is cost?

   5.  Which league will my child belong to?

   6.  How old do you have to be, to be an Umpire?

   7.  When will I know what team my child is on?
 

 

   8.  Do I have to purchase a uniform or equipment?

   9.  Can I request a specific team?

 10.  Who can become a coach?

 11.  How can I sponsor a team?

 12.  How can I become a Board Member?

 13.  How long does the season last?

 

    1.  Where and when are sign-ups?

SIGN-UPS ARE OFFICIALLY OVER.  TJB SEASON HAS STARTED.  PLEASE CHECK BACK AGAIN FOR 2018 SEASON SIGN-UPS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2018.


You can sign your child up for TJB until March 1, 2016.  Teener league is extended to mid-March.


Jay & Mary's Book Center:
  Saturday, February 11th - Wednesday, March 1st
  1201 Experiment Farm Rd. (Troy)
  (near Fricker's and Cassano's Pizza)


Cash and Checks ONLY (checks payable to: TJB)
Payment must be accompanied with form(s).


PLEASE NOTE: Any registrations received after February 11th will be charged a $20 late fee. The late fee excludes Teener.

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    2.  Is a physical required?

No, a physical is not required.

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    3.  What ages are allowed to join?

Boys and girls who are 5-15 years old before May 1st of the current season are allowed to join.

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    4.  How much does is cost?

T-Ball cost is $80.  J-Ball, Minor and Major are $100.  Teener is $100.  Families with more than 2 children will cap out at $240 - (*the cap out does NOT include Teener).


Cash and Checks ONLY (checks payable to: TJB)
Payment must be accompanied with form(s).


PLEASE NOTE: Any registrations received after February 11th will be charged a $20 late fee. The late fee excludes Teener.

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    5.  Which league will my child belong to?

T-Ball (5-6 yr. olds); J-Ball (7-8 yr. olds); Minor (9-10 yr. olds); Major (11-12 yr. olds); Teener (13-15 yr. olds)

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   6.  How old do you have to be, to be an Umpire?

You have to be at least 11 years old or older (includes adults) to be an Umpire for TJB.  Training through TJB will be required.  Questions? Please contact our Umpire Coordinator listed on our Contact Us page.  Umpires are paid per game on a weekly basis (or when Umpire Coordinator states otherwise). 

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   7.  When will I know what team my child is on?

Coaches will be contacted by TJB League Representatives before March drafts, which start the week of the March 6.


Parents will be contacted by coaches soon after the drafts.  Coaches are to contact parents no later than March 19.

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   8.  Do I have to purchase a uniform or equipment?

No, you do not need to purchase a uniform.  A team shirt, a pair of baseball pants, a pair of socks, and a matching team hat are included in the cost of registration fees.  Boys in J-Ball, Minor, Major, and Teener are required to wear a protective cup/jock strap. 

Click Here for New Player Shopping List
        

TJB will provide the coaches with team helmets and catchers gear for the season to share.  However, players are allowed to purchase and bring their own helmets and bats, as long as they meet the league requirements.  Please see TJB Rules for requirements.

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   9.  Can I request a specific team?

Sponsors with a child playing baseball will be placed on same team, otherwise, specific teams cannot be requested.  T-Ball players will be grouped by school or geographic location as best as possible. J-Ball, Minor, and Major are "blind" drafted.  Teener is an "open" draft.  Siblings in the same league will be placed on the same team, unless specified to place on different teams.  Please note sibling(s) name(s) on registration forms to help league reps during drafts. 

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 10.  Who can become a coach?

Anyone 18 years or older.  There is a Background Check Form that must be completed and approved before someone can become a coach.  The top part of the form must be filled out and then signed at the bottom. 


Please print the form, fill it out and mail it to: TJB, PO Box 892, Troy, OH 45373. 


Please, DO NOT take the form to the Troy Police Dept. or Miami County Sheriff's Dept., TJB will take care of this for you.


In order to become a volunteer coach, we require a copy of a photo i.d. with your background check form.  Adults will be denied coaching status if they fail to provide a copy of their i.d. and fail to provide a signed background check form.  Background checks must pass in order to be allowed to coach.

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 11.  How can I sponsor a team?

There are three ways you can sponsor a team:
-Baseball Team Sponsor - $300
-Sign Sponsor
- (Initial) - $500
-Baseball Field Sponsor - (Initial) - $1,000


Click here for 2017 Sponsorship Form

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 12.  How can I become a Board Member?

If you would like to be a TJB Board Member, you are welcome to join.  You may attend a meeting or let a current TJB Board Member know that you're interested and they can give you more information.

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 13.  How long does the season last?

Most team practices typically begin in mid to late March (pending coach).  Opening day is April 22, 9am (start).  The season usually goes to the end of June, pending make-up games and tournaments.  The planned TJB end of season is June 29.  However, if the season must be extended due to make-ups, the guaranteed season end is July 13 (excluding All-Star games).


The Teener League will begin around May 10th (exact date TBA) and end around mid-July.

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*NOTE:  Pets, alcohol and weapons are NOT ALLOWED at TJB!   Smoking/Vaping ONLY allowed in PARKING AREAS.

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