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    7/15/22:

    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY-

     

    Good evening:

    Due to weather and field conditions, please read the following game changes carefully. Please contact your coach with questions.

    Below is a listing of games that have been rescheduled. Sports Engine will be updated tomorrow so please go by this chart unless otherwise directed by your coach. If your game does not appear on this listing, it will play as scheduled.

    Upcoming Events 2022 Season

    This season is under way and here are a list of dates to be sure to have on your calendar!

    1. May 21st & May 22nd - OPBA picture day @ Oriole Park field house gym (team date and time slots will be published by May 19th)

    2. June 25th and June 26th - Dome Day located in Rosemont, IL (team date and time slots will be published by June 1st)

    3. June 25th - Midget and Pony baseball teams only -Training Day at Impact Field, home of the Chicago Dogs: 9am-1pm (Check in starts at 8:30am.

    What time is it?? Time to start planning for your 2022 Baseball Season!

    Welcome to the 2022 Oriole Park Baseball/Softball Season where we are home to the largest baseball/softball program in the city of Chicago and the largest single unit program in the country!  Just ask the 1500+ kids and their families that participate every season how they like us!!!

    *CALENDER UPDATE 2022 SEASON* coming Soon...

    Registration will open on December 1st, 2021.  There is limited space so register early, guarantee your player a spot in the league and enjoy the early bird discount.    Please contact the commissioner of boys baseball-Joe or commissioner of girls softball- Keith at opba606@gmail.com for possible openings in each division.

    **Please note that OPBA has the right to refuse annual membership registration  for any season to all that apply at the sole discretion of the OPBA.....We will be considering conduct on the field, off the field as well as social media use of both the families and players.  Processing of registration payment does NOT indicate acceptance into the program.  Once payment is received, OPBA reserves the right to provide a full refund (processing fees included) 30 days after receipt of application and payment.

    Refund policy 2022 Season:

    Please note that a full refund (less processing fees) will be provided upon request prior to Jan 1st, 2022.  50% refund (less processing fees) will be provided upon request prior to March 1st, 2022.  No refunds available after March 1st, 2022 for any reason.

     

    Field Maintenance

    Coaches, Parents, Volunteers and Players:

    After each field use, please be sure to rake in low spots, put bases away in the field gang boxes and place orange plugs back in the base anchors.  Be sure to just backfill (not rake) the pitching mounds and batters boxes.

    Thanks for all you do!

    Thank you to all of our OPBA Sponsors

    We thank you for supporting our program and we ask that all of our OPBA families support our sponsors!

    Thank You,

    OPBA

    Boy's Divisions

    T-Ball (Boys&Girls) 4-5 years old*Must be at least 4yrs old as of March 31st, 2022
    Instructional K-1st grade
    Boys Junior Pee Wee 2nd grade
    Pee Wee 3rd-4th grade
    Midget 5th-6th grade
    Pony 7th-8th grade
    Colt/Connie Mack call for availability

    Girls Divisions

    T-Ball (Boys&Girls)  4-5 years old*Must be at least 4yrs old as of March 31st, 2022
    Instructional grade K-1st
    Girls Jr Pee Wee grade 2nd
    Juniors grade 3rd-4th
    Minors grade 5th-6th
    Majors grade 7th-9th

    Sponsors

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      2022 CALENDAR SNAPSHOT *(DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

      3-6-22: PeeWee, Midget and Pony drafts completed by this date

      3-6-22: All coaches selected and provided rosters

      3-13-22: All coaches to contact their rostered players (families)

      3-18-22 thru 3-21-22: All OPBA registered families and friends can receive 20% off the entire store!

      *4-2-22: Mandatory coach's clinic

      *TBD: All Star Dog's team pictures

      *4-11-22: All fields open for use

      4-18-22: Final 2022 season schedule published

      4-22-22 thru 4-25-22: Dick's Sporting Goods 20% 

      5-2-22: Season officially opens!!

      *5-14-22: Oriole Park Night out at the Chicago Dogs Game

      *5-21-22 & 5-22-22: OPBA picture days

      6-25-22 & 6-26-22: Dome days in Rosemont

      *7-24-22: Season ends.....

      2022 Bat Rule

      T-ball through PeeWee

      • USA stamped bats - Barrel size no bigger than 2-5/8"
      • USSSA stamped bats - Barrel size no bigger than 2-1/4"
      • Wood bats

      Midget

      • USA bat - Barrel size no  bigger than 2-5/8"
      • Wood bats

      Pony 

      • USA bat - Barrel size no bigger than 2-5/8" 
      • BBCOR bats
      • Wood bats

      Colt

      • BBCOR only (Aluminum)
      • Wood bats

      Note: If a player uses an illegal bat during play, a dead ball will be called and the batter will be called out.  If after a play is completed, the bat is found to be illegal, the batter is out and the base runners will return to where they previously were.  The opposing team would have until the next pitch is thrown to make a claim of an illegal bat.

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      Thank You!

      Thank you to all of the men, women and children of our great neighborhood who make this program a reality.  Let's show the city why we are #1!

      COACHES: PLEASE BE SURE TO GIVE WAY TO ANY AND ALL MAINTENANCE CREWS ON FIELDS WHEN REQUESTED-THANK YOU!

       

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      Looking for 2022 Sponsors!!

      This league does not exist without the great families and sponsors of our neighborhoods!  We NOW have averaged over 1500 players registered annually for our house league.  We have the great families---WE NOW NEED GREAT SPONSORS TO SUPPORT CHICAGO'S LARGEST YOUTH BASEBALL LEAGUE!


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