What if I only want to play if I can be on the same team as a friend?
If that is the most important thing, it can occur at the A level or in the Rally Cap Division, provided the friend also requests. This is done on the registration form at the time of registering.
What equipment do I need to play ball?
A ball glove that is a suitable size for the child, batting helmet, ball pants, athletic protective cup and either baseball cleats or good runners. Your team will be provided with bats, balls, jerseys and hats.
Are there any more costs other than the registration fee?
Yes. Team Fees: Teams usually have team pictures, jerseys (included in registration in A division), a windup, tournament entry fees, provincial fees, baseballs, team clothing. This is decided upon by each team and money is collected by the team. Typically AAA have the greatest additional costs and A and Rally Cap the least.
Do I have to go through the evaluation process or can I just be placed on a team?
If you wish to only play A level or you are in the Rally Cap Division, players are placed on a team. The evaluation process is used to form AAA & AA teams and if that is where you wish to play, you will have to follow the evaluation process as determined by Baseball Regina.
What is the evaluation process?
Players requiring evaluations are evaluated first by independent evaluators in the essential skills of baseball. Then using these evaluations, AAA coaches draft players to tryout for their team. After AAA tryouts, players not selected go to the AA pool where players tryout with coaches for the AA teams. If a players skill is not at a AA level, they will be placed on an A team.
Where will my games be played?
Rally Cap to Bantam AAA games are played at one of three parks (Columbus, Lions, and Pacer). Games against other towns will be played in those towns. Midget games are played at Pacer, Lakeridge, Currie, and Optimist.
What out of town teams will there be?
It changes from year to year, but A teams are typically within 50 to 80 kms of Regina; AA teams are typically within 120 kms with the larger distance being applicable to the older ages; AAA play against teams Province wide.
How many games will I play?
This is dependent upon what level you are playing. Rally Cap has approximately 14 games and one Rally Cap Day; Mosquito - Bantam: A Division - approximately 16-18 games, 1-2 weekend tournaments and 1 weekend playoffs; AA Division 20-22 games, 2-3 weekend tournaments, 1 weekend playoffs, 1 weekend provincials; AAA Division 22-24 games, 3-5 weekend tournaments, 1 playoffs, 1 provincials.
What days will I play?
Rally Cap is the only division with set days. Junior Rally Cap plays Tuesday & Thursday and Senior Rally Cap plays Monday & Wednesday. The other divisions play a variety of days of the week.
What if I can't afford the registration fee?
You may be eligible for KidSport or JumpStart which may pay part or all of the registration fee. You will need to apply for funding but let the Executive know you are in the process of applying.
My child is born in a year that says they can register for Senior Rally Cap or Mosquito. How do I know which to choose?
If your child is able to catch, throw, and hit a pitched ball and understands the game of baseball, he/she may be ready to enjoy Msquito level. If you are unsure, you can have your child go to Msquito evaluations to determine which is a better fit.
Can girls register for baseball?
Absolutely. Every year we have females playing in Baseball Regina. See Baseball Sask under female baseball.
I live outside Regina, but there is no ball team at the level I desire to play. Can I play on a Regina team?
If your address is a RR, Regina then yes. If it is not, then you must request a zone release from your Zone Governor. If you receive a release, you are eligible to play on a Regina team. Zone maps and Zone Governor contact info can be found at www.saskbaseball.ca
What is the difference between RBA and Baseball Regina?
RBA is what we were called 10 years ago. We changed our name to Baseball Regina. There are still a few people that call us RBA.
What are the advantages of Baseball Regina's program?
Everybody is placed on a team at an appropriate level so that they have the best opportunity for succeeding and enjoying baseball. Depending on division level, a 16 - 22 game League schedule is set in addition to tournament and playoff games.
Regular season is completed by the end of June for A teams, mid July for AA and mid to late July for AAA. AAA teams earning a berth into Westerns will have play extended into mid August.
-Baseball Canada Certified coaching and instruction Opportunities to compete at Western Canadian Championships for ages Pee Wee through Midget.
-Teams play as many different teams as possible within the City and surrounding area
- Baseball Regina is a non-profit organization run by volunteers with all proceeds contributed towards facilities, equipment, and operations.
- Web site to provide all league information and on-line registration
- Baseball Canada Certified Umpires.
Why are there two different leagues for the same sport?
We wish there wasn't but the biggest reason is that Baseball Regina follows Baseball Canada and Baseball Saskatchewan Development Systems.
1) the team you start the year with is the one you go to the Provincials and possibly Western Canadian Championships. This gives more players opportunities to compete at the Provincial level.
2) keeping players of like skill level together through the process of three tiers.
Can I play in both leagues at the same time?
While there is nothing stopping you from registering with both, Baseball Regina coaches expect you to commit to your Baseball Regina team 100%.
Why is there a difference in Fees?
Baseball Regina has initiated a fee structure that will allow our players to play the best quality of baseball on the best possible diamonds. Our parks have not been able to be upgraded due to a lack of funding. Our parks are ran by service organizations that have seen a huge depletion in members and fundraising efforts are dwindling. BR Players will pay per use for the diamond time and this will ensure the diamonds can operate; will ensure our players are playing on safe diamonds; will ensure that future generations have a diamond to play the game of baseball. These efforts will make the experience of playing baseball in Regina much more enjoyable for players of all ages.