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Sign ups available for April 1 evaluations

Children who are interested in playing Rookies, Minors or Majors this summer MUST attend evaluations on Saturday, April 1 at:

Westwood Middle School

711 91st Avenue NE

Blaine, MN 55434

Children ages 5-8 do NOT need to be evaluated, except 8 year olds who want to play up. Returning Majors players do not need to be evaluated, unless they want to switch teams. Prep (ages 13+) also do not need to attend evaluations.

Anyone going through evaluations must register at the following link:

https://balittleleague.sportngin.com/register/form/956737035

Evaluations will be one-hour in length, and will be limited to between 40-50 players per session. You must sign up for a one-hour time slot in your age group. There will be four stations: throwing/catching, pop flys, hitting and running.


2017 REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED!

The Prep Division (ages 13+) is still taking registrations. Contact Teri Charest to receive the link to register. Prep registration will close near the end of March.

Teri Charest

B.A.L.L. Vice President

Looking for off-season training opportunities?


School Boundary Maps

If you're not sure if your child is in the American league (Spring Lake Park High School), or the National league (Blaine High School), enter your home address in the attached School District Boundary map to find out. 

You must live within one of the above high school boundaries in order to participate in Blaine Area Little League. 

http://www.greatschools.org/school-district-boundaries-map/


Calling all coaches! The 2017 coach application now available!

The application for coaching with the Blaine Area Little Leauge is now available online. Click the link below to go directly to the coach registration page, and additional information. 

Sign up below!

https://balittleleague.sportngin.com/register/form/936980572

 

2017 Spring Training for Coaches - now available!

We have specialized training for B.A.L.L. coaches. This training is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for head coaches and open to assistant coaches as well. If you are planning to coach and haven't signed up, please do so at: 

https://balittleleague.sportngin.com/register/form/402490931.


2017 League Commissioners

The following contacts are available for any questions you may have in your division. If your child is hoping to play Rookies (age 9), Majors or Minors (ages 10-12) but is unable to attend evaluations on April 1, please notify your comimssioner immediately.

Josh Hodney

5/6 Instructional Commissioner

Bob Hlavinka

9s Rookies Commissioner

Chris Bentrott

Prep Commissioner

Ben Neiger

7s Developmental Commissioner

Nate Larsen

Minors Commissioner

Jon Kinard

8s Developmental Commissioner

Teri Charest

Majors Commissioner


Looking for the 2017 Little League International Age Chart?

 

You can find it here, or on the Little League International website. 

http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/age-chart-baseball.pdf

Little League International Bat Requirements

Many of you have asked about the bat regulations for 2017 and 2018. There are no changes for 2017, however you can expect changes for 2018.

Little League International has a list of acceptable bats for this 2017, as well as information about the changes next year on their website. Follow the link below for full details. 

Little League International baseball bat information:

http://www.littleleague.org/learn/equipment/baseballbatinfo.htm

 


Trusted Coaches

Blaine Area Little League is now a member of the Trusted Coaches program, which offers comprehensive training, education and screening necessary for a youth coach via a nationwide criminal background check‚ first-aid training, concussion instruction and Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach® character education course. 

 
All Blaine Area LIttle League coaches will be required to complete the Trusted Coaches program. You may be familiar with Trusted Coaches if you participate in other youth sports, as several Blaine and Spring Lake Park area organizations are members. Coaches who complete the mandatory online training are committed to safe and healthy development of young athletes, emotionally and phyically. We are pleased to bring this program to Blaine Area Little League and welcome any feedback you may have on this positive coaching program. 
 

Field Locations

AQ = Aquatore — 9191 Lincoln Street
BBC = Blaine Baseball Complex — 1150 Paul Parkway 
CE = Carrera East — 13129 Eldorado Street 
HA = Happy Acres — 11900 - 7th Street 
Ivy Hills — 12197 Fergus Street 
JEFF = Jefferson — 12833 Jefferson Street 
LLN = Little League North — 730 - 113th Avenue 
LLS = Little League South — 730 - 113th Avenue 
Mary Elizabeth — 8630 Eldorado Street 
NW = Northwood — 12047 Oak Park Boulevard 
OSE = Ostmans East — 1200 - 130th Lane 
OSW = Ostmans West — 1200 - 130th Lane 
QE = Quincy East — 10601 Quincy Blvd  
QW = Quincy West — 10601 Quincy Blvd  
Westwood — 8819 Able Street 
Xylite — 9033 Xylite Street

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting the home of the Blaine Area Little League. We serve between 800-900 youth athletes annually from ages 5 to 19. We are affiliated with Little League International and provide opportunities to anyone who wants to play and develop their love of the game. 

 

Mailing Address

PO Box 490781, Blaine, MN 55449

Questions?

Please send us an email at link below. Include a phone number or email and we will respond to questions within 48 hours.

You can also contact us through our Facebook page.

Information Coordinator

Information Coordinator