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Baseball and T-ball registration for 4-year-olds to 12-year-olds starts here


Baseball and T-ball Registraton Process

To register your boy or girl to play youth baseball or tball, you will need to establish a SportsEngine account and become a member of this Big Willow Baseball site.  

Big Willow is an independent league and registration is open to any family interested in joining. Our travel and tournament teams for older players are designed for residents living within the city limits or the school district boundaries of Minnetonka or Hopkins.

If you already have a SportsEngine account from other activities (Hopkins Hockey, Hopkins Basketball & several others) it is the same account and your existing family information will be used.  For help with setting up an account and becoming a member, please see the Account Setup document to the right.

If you would like to request a scholarship, please email the contact to the right and do not continue with online registration.

 

 

2019 Summer Registration has Closed

2019 Summer Registration has closed.  Please check back soon for our Winter clinics and spring registration.  


Refund Policy

If you cancel your child's registration prior to March 15, you will receive a full refund of your registration fees, less $15 for expenses related to processing your registration. 

If you cancel your child's registration between March 15 and Opening Day, you will receive a refund of 50% of your registration fees.

If you cancel your child's registration on or after Opening Day, you will not be eligible for a refund.

Division Information - (Program Days are SPRING ONLY)

Division Description Participation Criteria Program Days Cost
Mites T-Ball - Fun introduction to baseball and team play. Going into Pre-K, Kindergarten, or 1st (no previous teeball experience); 4, 5, and 6 year olds as of May 1st of season year Tuesday/Saturday $100.00
Juniors Coach/Machine Pitch - Emphasis on developing basic baseball skills, knowledge and game situations. Going into 1st (with prior teeball experience), 2nd and 3rd grade; 7 and 8 year olds as of May 1st. 6 year olds with advanced skills may petition to participate in Juniors Wednesday/Saturday $145.00
Farm Player Pitch (First Level) - Emphasis on building hitting, fielding, and pitching skills, and participation in games. Teams organized by draft to provide balanced competition. Going into 4th and 5th grade; 9 and 10 year olds as of May 1st; 8 year olds with advanced skills may petition to participate in Farm try-outs Monday-Thursday $155.00
Majors Intermediate Baseball - Players continue to develop and apply baseball skills in a more competitive environment. Emphasis on developing consistency and well-played games. Teams organized by draft to provide balanced competition. Going into 6th, 7th, and age-eligible 8th grade; 11 and 12 year olds as of May 1st; 10 year olds with advanced skills may petition to participate in Majors try-outs Monday-Thursday $155.00

Big Willow depends on parent volunteers

2019 Family Volunteer Requirements (Spring Season)

# of Players Volunteer Requirement Buy Out Amount Incomplete Volunteer Invoice Amount
1 Player 6 Hours (2 shifts) $150.00 $160.00
2 or More Players 9 Hours (3 shifts) $300.00 $320.00

Minnetonka Big Willow Baseball requires that every family fulfill 2 volunteer shifts per season (per player). If these hours are not fulfilled by the end of the season, you will be billed the volunteer buy out fee via PowerPay.   All volunteer requirements must be scheduled by July 18th for the 2019 Summer Session to avoid the buy out fee.   

 

2019 Family Volunteer Requirements (Summer Season)

# of Players Volunteer Requirement Buy Out Amount Incomplete Volunteer Invoice Amount
1 or More Players 3 Hours (1 shift) $150.00 $160.00

Volunteer shifts will be tracked during the season and invoices will be send via PowerPay at end of season for families not meeting the requirements.   Administration fee of $10 per shift for individuals or $20 for multiples will be added to Buy Out amount to cover invoicing processing fees.  

 

How to pick the right age group for your player?

Please note that if your child's birthday falls between May 1 and August 31 and you have questions about which division he or she qualfied for, you may email the contact above.  Please also note that the age brackets above apply to our main league - Spring Baseball.  Summer league divisions will differ - please refer to applicable summer league flyer.

TEAM FORMATION

Farm & Majors Divisions - The Farm and Major's (Kid Pitch) Division will be formed through evaluations process and draft process to make sure that teams are evenly formed.

Juniors & Mites - The Juniors (Machine Pitch) and Mites (Tee Ball) divisions will be formed by friend requests and school attendance as best as possible prior to April 15th.  Any sign up after team formation/April 15th will be placed by empty spots to fill teams evenly.