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Description

League Descriptions

Thank you for your interest in the Harrisburg Baseball Association (HBA) developmental and recreational baseball.   Differing team levels and structures are described below.

Fast Facts:

  • Registration - Opens on January 1 of 2018 and closes on March 15 of 2018.  This is a firm deadline.
  • Fees - Depend on the league that you are registered under.
  • Multi-Player Discounts - Discount applied to families registering two or more players.
  • Discount Mechanism - Available for families currently receiving free and reduced school meals through USDA.  Please contact John Ratzloff at john.ratzloff@k12.sd.us for further information.

Teams:

For further information on a specific team or age level, please see the following:

‚ÄčCo-Ed Rookies 

(Age 4 as of April 30, 2018)

Introducing Blast ball!    A modified form of t-ball for our Rookies program, the game is played with a tee and the competitive aspect is minimized.     Blast ball aims to teach young players about sportsmanship and the basic rules of baseball, so outs are not recorded and no score is kept.  A great introduction to the game of baseball, boys and girls will assemble two nights per week (Mondays and Wednesdays).  Teams will play at either 5:30 pm or 7:00 pm.  This season will start the week of May 14th with the last game on June 27th.    Cost: $55.00

Co-Ed T-Ball

(Age 5 as of April 30, 2018)

This league typically consists of 10 or more teams that will play a rotating game schedule two nights per week (Mondays and Wednesdays). Organized practices will start the week of May 7th with games finalized by June 27th.  Cost: $75.00

Boys Coach Pitch - 6

(Age 6 as of April 30, 2018)

This league will see teams playing a rotating schedule that will include games two nights per week (Mondays and Wednesdays). Practices and games will start  the week of May 7th with the last game on June 27th.    Cost: $75.00

Girls Coach Pitch - 6

(Age  6 as of January 1, 2018)

This league will see teams playing a rotating schedule that will include games two nights per week (Tuesdays and  Thursdays). Practices will start the week of May 7th with games running through June 27th.  Cost: $75.00

Boys 7-8 Baseball

(Age 7 or 8 as of April 30, 2018)

This league typically consists of 12 or more teams that will play a rotating game schedule two nights per week (Tuesdays and  Thursdays).  Organized practices will start the week of May 7th  with the season running through June 28th.  Cost: $85.00

Girls 7-8 Softball

(Age as of December 31, 2017)

This league typically consists of 8 or more teams that will play a rotating game schedule two nights per week (Mondays and Wednesdays).  This may include participation with a league/teams from Tea, Lennox and Canton.  Organized practices will start the week of May 7th with games running from May through through June 30.  Cost: $85.00

Girls 9U to 18U Softball

Again, in 2018, as we did in 2016 and 2017, the HBA will support it’s softball teams participating in league play through Sioux Empire Fastpitch Softball Association (SEFSA).  

Our players looking to play in 9U through 18U, this year, will register directly through SEFSA website.  Teams will be sorted to include Harrisburg kids playing together, with their classmates.   Games will be played in Sioux Falls as opposed to in Harrisburg.     If you have any questions involving softball, please email Troy Kuchta at troy.kuchta74@icloud.com.

LITTLE LEAGUE Boys Baseball (Ages 9 through 12)

In 2018, the HBA will again be sponsoring our In-House Little League for the 9-10 (Minors) and 11-12 (Majors) age combinations. Open player registration will take place and result with all players attending a workout on Sunday, April 8th.   A player draft will be held, leading to teams being sorted based  on position need and skill. Team practices will begin around the end of April with six weeks of games running May through the end of June.  All players participating in the HBA Little League Majors program at the 11 and 12 year old age range will be eligible for selection to the Little League All-Star Team.   

Boys 9-10 Baseball (Little League Minors)

(Age 9 or 10 as of August 31, 2018)

This league will consist of 8  or more teams that will play each other on a rotating weeknight schedule.  All games will be played on Mondays and Wednesdays.   Practices will start (weather permitting) in mid to late April with games running through through June 29th.  Cost: $145.00

Boys 11-12 Baseball (Little League Majors)

(Age 11 or 12 as of August 31,  2018)

This league will consist of 8  or more teams that will play each other on a rotating weeknight schedule.   All games will be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays.   Practices will start (weather permitting) in mid  April with games running  through through June 29th.   Cost: $145.00