Frequently Asked Questions
Softball practice begins Saturdays mid- April, games begin second week of May and concludes (excluding All-Stars) with a double elimination, Fri-Sun End of Season League Championship Tournament last weekend in June.
Baseball practice begins mid May, games begin the Tuesday following Memorial Day and concludes with a four game minimum, End of Season League Championship Tournament in mid-July.
No T-ball or Bambino Buddy Ball Tournaments, season concludes mid-July.
Bambino Buddy Ball begins Opening Day Saturday in May and concludes mid-July.
Registration for CYBSA is done online, click the Registration header in the menu bar, registration is open from December 15th at 12:01am thru 12:00pm (noon) March 31st.
Register between December 15th and January 15th to receive a $35.00 discount off normal registration fees.
Registrations after March 14th will be assessed a $25.00 "Late Fee".
Games are played Monday thru Saturday. Exceptions: Weather related make-up games and Tournament final day. (Sunday)
T-Ball ages (4-6) play a 12 game regular season, no tournaments.
Baseball ages (7-12) play a 12 game regular season plus four game minimum End of Season tournament for a combined minimum *16 games. Cal Ripken baseball (4-12) typically play two games per week, one weeknight and one Saturday game.
Babe Ruth Baseball (13-18) play a 15 game schedule plus an End of Season double elimination tournaments for a combined minimum *18 games. Babe Ruth baseball plays up to three games per week, one weeknight and a Saturday double header when possible.
Bambino Buddy Ball (Physically and/or Mentally challenged players ages 5-20) Play an 8 - 10 game season, Saturday games.
Softball plays a regular season schedule plus double elimination End of Season League Championship Tournament .
*Regular season softball games by age division.
*Subject to weather
Once the schedules have been published, there will not be any changes made by CYBSA unless weather related or at the direction of the field permit issuing municipality. Due to field use limitations all rescheduling of games can only be done by the league. If a team cannot field a team to play a scheduled game, it will be counted as a forfeit. The schedule for practices and games is very tight, with little room to reschedule games.
Practices are typically weeknights from 6-8 pm.
Baseball teams are scheduled two practices per week beginning mid-May and one per week after games begin. Coaches can request additional practice time following the "Manager's meeting.
Softball practice begins Saturdays in April, increase in frequency starting early May and reduce to one practice per week after games begin. Coaches may request additional practice time following the coaches meeting.
CYBSA provides officially licensed MLB/MILB replica shirt and hat for Baseball . Players need to furnish pants, socks, and belt.
Ages 4-8 wear Minor League teams and ages 9-18 wear Major League teams.
Girl's Softball teams may choose their own *team name and uniform colors. CYBSA provides visor and jersey for Softball. Players need to furnish pants, socks, etc. Uniform fittings are the first Saturday in April 10:00-1:00 at Dick's Sporting Goods 15400 E Briarwood Cir (SW corner Parker Rd and Arapahoe Rd) All CYBSA girl's softball players, all teams must attend fitting.
Final team rosters will not be made available until the Coaches meeting on May 6th. Players will be contacted by their respective coach as to practice and uniform needs. If you haven't heard from your coach by May 13th email CYBSA with your child's name and age. Please do not contact CYBSA regarding team assignment prior to May 13th. Once a.player has been assigned to a team and rosters have been filed with Babe Ruth Headquarters, THERE WILLBE NO CHANGES FOR ANY REASON.
New players to CYBSA and players wishing to change teams must attend player assessments on either April 8th or April 15th to be eligible for player draft.
Baseball April 8th, 15th and *22nd (weather make up date)
Location: Village Greens park
Minors (9-10) 9am - 12pm Check in begins 8:30am
Majors (11-12) 12-3pm Check-in begins 11:30am
Babe Ruth (13-15) 3pm - 6pm Check-in begins 2:30pm
Softball April 1st
Location: Village Greens Park
8U 9-11 Check in begins 8:45am
10U 11-1 Check in begins 10:45am
12U 1-3 Check in begins 12:45pm
14U 3-5 Check in begins 2:45pm
Each team should have a team parent to take care of/coordinate snacks, photos, Rockies tickets, etc.
Meeting for Team Moms is the second Saturday in May from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Smoky Hill Public Library (Smoky Hill & S.Biscay Cir.) Topics of discussion will include: Rockies tickets, team photos, opening event, team fundraiser and suggestions for coach's gifts. Photo ordering packets will also be handed out for each team.
Imagtek Photography as the "Official" CYBSA photographer.
Individual and team photo's will be taken at the CYBSA Season Opening Event. Team picture time is scheduled by either Team Mom or by Manager/Head Coach.
Team photos are mailed to Team Mom or Manager/Head Coach 1-3 weeks after the Opening Event.
CYBSA contracts with "The Right Call" sports officials for all league games and tournaments. Our only in-house umpires are the parent volunteers in the T-ball and Rookie age divisions.
SE Denver contracts with "Rocky Mountain Officials" (RMO) for all league games.
CYBSA receives numerous calls and/or emails asking where to get team trophies and coach's gifts, CYBSA only provides trophies/awards to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams for the tournaments from CYBSA sponsor The Creator's Touch. Teams are free to purchase trophies/awards from any company they choose. The league does business with The Creator's Touch and is very pleased with their work. The Creator's Touch will have a representative present at the team parent meeting with samples and information.
Every year the league receives complaints in regards to the conditions of some of the ball fields. The league would like to hire someone to keep up with field maintenance, but it's a luxury CYBSA cannot afford not to mention the municipalities do not allow CYBSA to do any maintenance to their fields. The league deals with 6 different municipalities for the fields which CYBSA uses and any/all field issues turned into CYBSA league management are reported along with a repair request/work order to the permit issuing agency accordingly. The league would like to suggest that coaches encourage parents to bring rakes and shovels to work on the fields before games or practices.