Reopening of baseball in Phase-2 of COVID-19
A Mandatory Waiver will be required for participation
Stay home when sick or if a close contact of someone with COVID-19 Athletes, coaches, umpires/referees, spectators and any other volunteer staff will be required to stay home if they feel unwell, show any signs of COVID-19, or are a close contact of a confirmed case.
48th Annual Hub DeJong Tournament Lynden WA, Bender Fields
June 4th, 5th, 6th, 2021
Team Registration Form
Possible Friday Night 6:15pm Games TBD Local Teams Only
Please Register Early: Signup order will be used if we limit participation.
The State of Washington may change youth sport Guidelines and limit participation levels at each complex
Hub Tournament Divisions:
- Ripken Competitive: 12s, 11s, 10s & 9s this is 100% Based on Team Participation ($375 per team)
- Recreational Divisions: Major grades 5/6 and Minor grades ($325)
Spring Recreational Baseball Division: March-June 2021
Lynden Youth Sports organizes and facilitates a recreational spring baseball program for boys and girls in grades 1-8. For our 1st & 2nd graders we offer a Machine pitch co-ed program. All other grades are player pitch. All children from 1st through 8th who live in Whatcom county are eligible to register and play recreational baseball. Players are signed up on a first come first served based on the amount of Coach/Parent participation.
The spring season will last approximately 10 weeks. Signups open in February and continue thru March 21st , practices begin the third week of March. The 10+ game season is played in April and May most games are played at Bender field with the possibility of some games being played at various Whatcom county locations. The REC baseball coordinator and committee will place players that register into different teams based on their grade and gender, teams may be made up of players that go to different schools. Each team is allocated a coach and assistant coach, coaches will organize one to two practice sessions per week for his/her team. There are two games played per week one weeknight and one on Saturday. Recreational games are played at Bender Field and additional Whatcom county locations. $55 per Player. SAVE THESE DATES: REC PRACTICES BEGIN March 22th 2021…. GAMES BEGIN April 19th 2021…PICTURE DAY is TBD in 2021……SPRING SEASON ENDS BY June 6th 2021
ONE player only and both players must request each other. This is one of the toughest parts for all…Please Support LYS with this. THIS A LEARNING and HAVE FUN BASEBALL PROGRAM. LYS kindly asks that Kindergarten players participate in the Rookies Program hosted by others
Cal Ripken Baseball: March-July 2021 Mandatory Tryouts to be held at a Time/Location TBD will be held on March 13th, 2021
Cal Ripken Baseball Division Lynden Youth Sports organizes and facilitates a competitive baseball programs for boys ages 8 thru 12. Players must attend tryouts for the Cal Ripken baseball division. Tryout dates are posted in the Lynden Tribune and on the LYS website. There will be 2 Cal Ripken age groups providing there is enough interest in both age groups. The age groups will be 9 & 10 year old playing together and 11 & 12 year olds playing together. An independent panel chosen by Lynden Youth Sports will choose the children for each age group. Boys who are not chosen to participate in the Cal Ripken league are automatically placed on a recreational team. Cal Ripken division may have games in both Whatcom county and Skagit County. $150 per Player
After the regular season, the Cal Ripken Division creates all-star teams for as many age groups as possible. The all-star season starts in June and runs until the beginning of July. The all-star teams will play additional games and travel to other venues in Washington state. Participation is optional and the cost is paid by the participants and or with fundraisers.
PONY Recreational Baseball Division: Dates March-June 2021
Pony League is for Grades 7 and 8 and 100% based on player signups LYS has helped facilitate a Pony Team in previous seasons. The Pony League is organized by Bellingham Pony League. The cost per player is $150 games are played at Bender field and various Whatcom county locations.
Summer Recreational Baseball Division: Dates June-July 2021
Lynden Youth Sports organizes and facilitates a recreational summer baseball program for boys in grades 3rd-6th, and girls & boys (co-ed) for 1st & 2nd graders. All children who live in Whatcom county are eligible to register and play recreational summer baseball. Signups begin in May and continue thru June, practices begin the first week in June. The summer season will be completed by the 3rd week in July.
The baseball coordinator and committee will place players that register into different teams based on their grade and gender. Teams will be made up of players that go to different schools. Each team is allocated a coach and assistant coach, coaches will organize one practice session per week for his / her team. The 10 game season plays 2 games per week Monday–Thursday with no weekend games. Half of the games are played at Bender Fields and the remainder at various Whatcom County B&G club locations. $50 per Player.
REC & PONY COACHES ARE NEEDED: Please Help!
We Thank You