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REGISTRATIONS FOR THE UPCOMING 2023 SEASON IS NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN! 

If you have any questions, please email our Player & Coach Agent.

Your PYJSBA Registration Session is available NOW! It will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment via credit card, check, or Venmo.

  • For 2023 Season, we are ALSO offering a Softball opportunity!
  • If this is your first time registering with PYJSBA, you can get set up by creating your Sports Engine account.  This will automatically enroll you as a member of PYJSBA and make registering your child(ren) a breeze.
  • Please, carefully read the information below and each page moving forward to ensure you are fully informed and that all information is provided accurately.
  • To complete registration through our secure site, you will be able to pay by:
    • Visa or MasterCard with a 3.25% +$1.25 fee
    • Venmo @PYJSBA.
    • Check payable to Pinelands Jersey Shore Baseball, please add $25.00 for processing. We apologize in advance for the processing fee on checks, but the banks have upped their fee for returned checks.
  • Reminder, to remain true to our mission to charge families only what is necessary to cover each season's costs for equipment, uniforms, field maintenance, team activities, and umpires, our player numbers continue to rise. A volunteer program cannot sustain itself without the help of our community. As we continue to grow, a higher demand for volunteers is needed; therefore PYJSBA is adding a $50 volunteer "Volunteer Rebate" to all registrations to further encourage community involvement.  This "Volunteer Rebate" is refunded within a week of fulfilling your volunteer task. More Information regarding this process is available on our website under the “Volunteers” page.
  • Teams are formulated based on age and skill level indicated at evaluations, which are communicated via our website, email, and the Sports Engine app.
  • To maximize fair playtime, ALL teams are CAPPED at 12 players.
  • Players are drafted by coaches in early March after evaluations, and to keep rosters competitively fair, we DO NOT accept requests for specific coaches. However, parents are welcome to contact coaches they know to request that a specific coach add their child to that coach’s “draft" list. There is no guarantee that parents or players will get the coach of their choice, but parents should rest assured that ALL of our coaches are fully vetted and certified.
  • There is a $10 Early Bird Discount from now until January 1, which is applied to each new registration session.
  • Registering more than one child for the program?
    • 10% Discount if registering two players.
    • 15% Discount if registering three or more.
  • Included with each 2023 registration, for Minors through Babe Ruth, ages 9 through 15, Pinelands Youth Jersey Shore Baseball is offering “Open Gym Skills & Drills Nights” for paid registrants to prepare for evaluations and practices. Our focus is to instruct proper mechanics and the many aspects of baseball in a safe and welcoming environment. This additional incentive is organized and communicated to all qualifying registrants via our website, email, and the Sports Engine app and will run one night a week for a few weeks before opening day. 
  • Registering Late?
    • Registration for the upcoming spring season remains open until the start of the season in April; however, jersey and hat orders are completed in early February. Registrations received after February 1 incur a $25.00 late fee.
    • Late registrations may not receive the same material or version uniform, but they will match as closely as possible to orders that MUST be submitted early to ensure we have them for the start of the season. We work as quickly as possible to have hats and jerseys for late registrations as quickly as possible.  
    • Because ALL teams are CAPPED at 12 players, and our pool of volunteer coaches is limited, we may be unable to accommodate every late registration. Should we not be able to accommodate late registrations by mid-April, full refunds will be issued. 
    • If we run out of roster spots but have a pool of late registrations large enough to formulate an additional team, and we can assign a coach to it, we will.  
  • Pinelands Youth Jersey Shore Baseball wants every child that wants to play baseball to have a chance to play! If you have a financial hardship situation, we encourage you to submit an application for financial assistance on behalf of your child. For scholarship information, click here.

Player Agent

What Does My Player's Registration Fee Cover?

Our mission is to provide ALL players at every level registered with PYJSBA  a safe, healthy, and fun environment, where our Cal Ripken-certified coaches teach players the fundamental skills and finer aspects of baseball with the added possibility of post-season play.

We aim to offer one to two practices and/or games per week for each team and level with games and/or practices occurring on weeknights and games at all levels on Saturdays. Sundays will always remain a practice option for coaches. Some teams may be able to offer more while others may have to offer less.

Registration fees pay for your players' hats and jerseys and contribute toward the costs associated with field maintenance, equipment, umpires, concessions, and league fees.

All players will need to provide their own grey baseball pants, mitt, and helmet.  PYJSBA provides each team with its own catcher's gear and catcher's mitt, a team bat, balls, etc.

We hope to have a community table set up for parents to donate and/or purchase gently used equipment on Opening Day!

New: 

  • PYJSBA SOFTBALL: This is PYJSBA’s first year attempting to offer an in-town “Softball Experience” to the girls in Little Egg Harbor and surrounding towns. Depending on the number of girls registered, this experience could range from weekly practices and games like our baseball program to weekly practice sessions. Because PYJSBA cannot predict overall interest, girls can register for both programs. Depending on the outcome regarding registrations, girls registered in both can receive a refund for one program or the other before the start of the season. However, because both registrations must be complete by February, registering for just softball, then attempting to register for baseball, would be no different than a late registration. Therefore, PYJSBA is keeping softball fees low and not including the “Volunteer Rebate” when registering for just softball or softball and baseball.
  • Volunteer Rebate: PYJSBA is adding a $50 volunteer "Volunteer Rebate" to all registrations to encourage community involvement further.  This "Volunteer Rebate" is refunded after fulfilling your volunteer task. More Information regarding this process is available on our website under the “Volunteers” page.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

What's in the Works?

Pinelands Youth Jersey Shore Baseball is a non-profit-based organization dedicated to developing and promoting the game of baseball for the youth of Little Egg Harbor and surrounding towns. We utilize fields within the town that are maintained by us, Little Egg Harbor Township, and Ocean County.

Our mission is to provide a safe, healthy, and fun environment, where our Cal Ripken-certified coaches teach players the fundamental skills and finer aspects of baseball! 

THE OFF-SEASON

The season kicks off with "Open Clinics!"

Included with each registration, for Minors through Babe Ruth, ages 9 through 15, Pinelands Youth Jersey Shore Baseball plans to offer an “Open Gym Night” for paid registrants to prepare for evaluations and practices. Our focus is to instruct proper mechanics and the many aspects of baseball in a safe and welcoming environment to the maximum ability afforded within a pre-determined, indoor space. 

Space is limited and determined by registrations. All paid registrants ages 9 through 15 that are interested and participate in the 4-6 week experience are encouraged to indicate this during the registration process. Because space will be limited, priority will be determined by age, working from oldest to youngest.

Details regarding dates, times, and locations are posted in the Sports Engine App.

*Tee Ball (ages 4-6) and Rookies (ages 7-8) are not yet ready for this activity as our focus with Tee Ball and Rookies is a little different, and our approach begins in March with team-related activities when they can be outdoors. 

EVALUATIONS

Once players are registered, reminders are posted in the Sports Engine App about attending Evaluations on TBA at 6pm.  The venue is to be determined. On this date, players registered for the Rookie, Minor, Major, and Babe Ruth divisions will be scheduled to attend a workout where they perform baseball-related drills and activities. 

*Tee-Ball players DO NOT attend this event. Again, Tee Ball (ages 4-6) are not yet ready for this activity as our focus with Tee Ball is a little different, and our approach begins in March with team-related activities when they can be outdoors. 

Our aim is to gain a sense of skill and interest level of each player to do our best to create the most dynamic environment possible for each player.  On "Draft Night," a coaches-only event, coaches come together to draft players and formulate teams. 

PRESEASON

Once teams are established, coaches soon reach out to parents to arrange lines of communication using our Sports Engine Mobile App and establish a practice schedule.  By the middle of March, coaches will post schedules with times and locations for parents. Coaches will also hand out uniforms when they come in and can be properly distributed to coaches.

OPENING DAY

We will open our season in Early April at the Little Egg Harbor Sports Complex with ALL players from every division, Tee-Ball through Babe Ruth, dressed in their uniforms to celebrate the game of baseball with music, opening day activities, and more!

THE SEASON

The fun continues with games for Tee-Ball, ages 4-6, and Rookie, ages 7-8, until early June.  Minor, ages 9-10, and Major, 11-12, may play through the end of June. Babe Ruth, ages 13-15, may run through July and possibly early fall. 

DIVISIONS  BY AGE & REGISTRATION FEES

$10 Early Bird Discount November through New Year's Day!

$25 Late Fee for Registrations Received After the 5th of February.

Tee Ball - $150

Designed for Co-ed Ballplayers ages 4-6 to learn hitting and fielding fundamentals in a supportive team environment. Young athletes hit the ball from a batting tee which is height-adjusted for a level swing, batting in order through the line-up for the entire game. The primary goal is to begin instructing young players in the fundamentals of baseball in a supportive team environment. This includes a $50 "Volunteer Rebate," which is fully refundable after fulfilling your "Volunteer Task."

Only Girls Softball 7, 8, & 9 - $60

Girls Softball 7, 8, & 9 AND Rookies - $170

Girls Softball 7, 8, & 9 AND Minors - $185

Designed for Female Softball players ages 7 through 9 to learn hitting and fielding fundamentals in a supportive team environment. Children younger than 7, must register for tee ball.  The primary goal is to begin instructing young players in the fundamentals of softball in a supportive team environment. It is encouraged and acceptable to register for both Softball and Baseball. There is no "Volunteer Rebate" required for all softball registrations.

Only Girls Softball 10, 11, & 12 - $80

Softball 10, 11, & 12 AND Minors - $195

Softball 10, 11, & 12 AND Majors - $215

Designed for Female Softball players ages 10-12. Players build and refine their fundamental skills while beginning to understand game strategy and teamwork. In-season play is dependent upon the level of participation and skill that participants reach. It is encouraged and acceptable to register for both Softball and Baseball. There is no "Volunteer Rebate" required for all softball registrations.

Rookie - $160

Designed for Co-ed Ballplayers ages 7-8, this division uses a pitching machine or Coach to allow for more hittable balls at the plate and more action in the field. Fear of actually being hit by a pitched ball is diminished. It makes the game safer and improves the playing confidence and ability of all participants. This includes a $50 "Volunteer Rebate," which is fully refundable after fulfilling your "Volunteer Task."

  • The following age groups also have the opportunity to learn more about our higher-level "travel teams.” This higher level of baseball is separate from the recreation program and begins in July and runs through the fall. It requires the player to play within the rec program,  as well as an additional fee to cover league fees, uniforms, game fees, and equipment. Contact jerseyshorefire@gmail.com for more information.

Minors - $175

Designed for Co-ed Ballplayers ages 9-10. Players build and refine their fundamental skills while beginning to understand game strategy and teamwork. In most regions, there may be the possibility for participants to experience their first post-season tournament competition that could lead to the 10-Year-Old World Series. Post-season play is dependent upon the level of play that participants reach. If the possibility for post-season play occurs, evaluations are held to assemble the most competitive players possible within our charter. This includes a $50 "Volunteer Rebate," which is fully refundable after fulfilling your "Volunteer Task."

Majors - $205

Designed for the most experienced level of Cal Ripken Baseball Co-Ed ages 11 and 12. Cal Ripken Baseball is played under the Official Baseball Rules but implements some special rules as necessary for the development and welfare of this young age group. This includes a $50 "Volunteer Rebate," which is fully refundable after fulfilling your "Volunteer Task."

We register our Major Teams for the Major 70 format.

This format features a 50' pitching distance and 70' base paths. Special base running rules are also in effect. There may be the possibility for participants to experience a tournament trail from District competition through the World Series. Post-season play is dependent upon the level of play that participants reach. If the possibility for post-season play occurs, evaluations are held to assemble the most competitive players possible within our charter.

Babe Ruth - $160

Founded in 1951, Babe Ruth Baseball League was created for ballplayers ages 13-15 who wished to continue their baseball playing experience beyond the age of 12. This is where players get their baseball cleats muddy for the first time on standard 90' diamonds under Official Baseball Rules used by Major League Baseball. Babe Ruth practices and home games traditionally occur on Pinelands Regional grounds while away games are played within an hour's driving distance against opponents registered within the Tri-State Elite Baseball League. In this division, there may be the possibility for participants to experience a tournament trail from District competition through the World Series. Post-season play is dependent upon the level of play that participants reach. If the possibility for post-season play occurs, evaluations are held to assemble the most competitive players possible within our charter. There is no "Volunteer Rebate" required for all Babe Ruth registrations as teams practice and play off-complex.

16 -18-year-old players can play with Jersey Shore Baseball and should contact jerseyshorefire@gmail.com for more information.  

Player Agent