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Fall registration

Fall registration is now open

An early bird discount of $10 if registration is done BEFORE July 31 is being offered.  This allows you to still register your player at last years costs. Cost after on Aug 1 and before Sept 1 is $195. After that time a $35 late fee will be charged.  Also, we will no longer be able to accept American Express as payment during online registration. 

All spring players of 2016 return to their systems.  New players and rising 13 year olds will be assigned by a draft. Player Evaluations for new players have been scheduled for August 28 (Sunday) at noon at Stratton Woods Park, weather permitting.  Avoid the late fee and sign up early and save $10 

     
Once the County officially assign fields a game schedule will be issued.   We currently expect to hold in-house games on weekdays and play against several non-NFC teams on Saturdays.

Questions, email Steve Pavlecka at spavlecka@verizon.net

Va State Don Rose sportsmanship Awards

The 15 YO and 13 YO teams won the Don Rose sportsmanship awards during the 2016 Virginia State tournament.

Both teams exhibited the spirit of Babe Ruth baseball by showing respect for the game, opponents, officials, and by playing fairly and Graciously.

 

Congratulations to both teams.


 


by posted 07/24/2016
Fall Schedule

NFC Fall Schedule:

Coaches' meeting: 8/27 at 3 PM at Stratton Woods (followed by team equipment pick up)

New Player Evaluations: 8/28 at 2 PM at Stratton Woods

Preseason Practices: 8/29 - 9/16 (Stratton Woods and Herndon Middle School)

First Game: 9/17

Last Game: 10/29 (for a total of 13 scheduled games)

Prep (rising 13s) Games will be on Wednesdays (6:30 PM) and Saturdays

Alliance (14s & 15s) Games will be on Thursdays (6:30 PM) and Saturdays

Most Saturday games will be against other leagues (Greater Loudoun, SYA or Springfield)


by posted 07/19/2016
NFC 14U Travel Team Tryouts

The NFC 14U Knights travel team will hold a tryout on August 23th (Tuesday - Rain Date is Wednesday) at 6:30 PM at the Herndon Middle School field (Locust Street in Herndon).  All players interested in joining the team should attend this tryout.  We expect to fill 2-3 positions. 

We plan to play in Labor Day (9/3-4) and Columbus Day (10/7-10) weekend tournaments locally.  We will play Sunday Double Headers between Sept 11 and Nov 6.  We will practice on either Friday or Saturday nights.  The cost will be approx. $300 per player plus uniform costs for new players.

Please contact Shawn Boynton at with any questions related to the team or the tryout. 

 


by posted 06/23/2016
Bats allowed to be used

Here is the current info on bats allowed


13-15 BASEBALL DIVISION

The bat may not exceed 34” in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 5/8” in diameter. All aluminum/alloy barrel bats and all composite handle (only) aluminum/alloy barrels are allowed. Only composite barrel bats certified and marked BBCOR .50 will be allowed. Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed.

Updated 3/16/2012

· Babe Ruth League, Inc. has been informed that Nike Bat Model #Aero CX2-BTO636 (light grey), CX2-BTO573 (dark grey) and CX2-BTO598 (blue) have failed recent performance standard compliance testing.
Effective immediately and until further notice, Nike Bat Model #Aero CX2-BTO636 (light grey), CX2-BTO573 (dark grey) and CX2-BTO598 (blue), including all graphic variations, is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity.
· The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has advised Babe Ruth League, Inc. that the BBCOR decertification process has been implemented for the Marucci CAT5 33-inch model.
Effective immediately and until further notice, this bat (Marucci CAT5 33” length) is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity.

by posted 03/20/2012
Welcome to NFC Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth is an international organization promoting youth baseball.  We are the local chapter for 13 - 15 year olds.  Our territory stretches from RT 7 to RT 28.  Traditionally our players come from Chantilly Little League, Herndon Cal Ripken (HOYB) and Reston Little League but we accept all players including those with little or no experience in playing baseball.  We form teams locally and play on local fields.  Also we play teams from Babe Ruth leagues in Fairfax County.  We have Allstars, Travel and System teams. 

System teams are like the farm teams for the Major leagues.  Players play at the level where their abilities are best suited. There are three levels: Prep level where inexperienced players become acclimated to the 90 foot field with other players with similar abilities;  Alliance level for those preparing for high school level baseball.  Babe Ruth level for those at the high school level of play. Players can move between levels as their skill level dictates so as to match competitive skilled players.

Travel teams allow for extra games for those wanting more baseball at a competitive setting.  Allstars are for the best players who will represent the league during district and higher levels.  Last year's teams won one level and were runnerup at two other levels.

by posted 12/15/2010
Field Status
Herndon Middle - Herndon TBD (7/30) 
Stratton Woods - Herndon TBD (7/30) 
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