2015 OBSA SPRING/SUMMER
ON-LINE REGISTRATION BEGINS
All Players, New And Returning, Must Register Through Our New Registration System and Create A New Login and Password.
Friday, December 5, 2014
To guarantee a spot on a roster, you must register by Saturday, January 31, 2015 for all divisions except Colt. Registrations received after that date, will not receive the early bird registration fee. Registrations received after January 31, 2015 will not be guaranteed a roster spot and will be placed on a roster on a first come, first served basis.
If you are unable to register online or desire not to make online payments and need assistance registering your son or daughter, please email:
For Baseball contact Dan Zalenka @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Softball contact Sean Flynn @ email@example.com.
To register click here ----> 2015 OBSA baseball & softball registration
PONY BASEBALL & SOFTBALL
A local recreation league registered with the national Protect Our Nation's Youth (P.O.N.Y.) organization!
The goal of OBSA's spring baseball and softball programs is to provide current and aspiring baseball and softball players a safe, wholesome environment with a balanced mix of teaching fundamentals of the game, how to play competitively, teamwork, sportsmanship and generally conduct themselves with class and respect at all times.
Who Is Eligible:
OBSA is open to all students (boys and girls) in Oswego SD #308 or all (boys and girls) who reside within the boundaries of Oswego SD #308 as follows:
OBSA Pony Baseball ages 5 through 18
OBSA Pony Softball ages 7 through 16
Baseball (boys & girls)*: Softball (girls only)*:
Shetland: 5 & 6 Rookie: 7 & 8
Pinto: 7 & 8 Minor: 9 & 10
Mustang: 9 & 10
Bronco: 11 & 12 Majors: 11 - 13
Pony: 13, 14 Seniors: 14 - 18
• Baseball teams will be organized by age groups above according to age as of April 30th 2015.
COLT DIVISION - Registration is open until May, the season starts in early June and runs through July
• Softball teams will be organized by age groups above according to age as of December 31st 2014.
*Age Level is determined by 1) if you are the age [ ] by April 30th, 2015 (baseball) or by December 31, 2014 (softball), you will play in that level. For example: if you are 6 years of age today and will be 7 years of age by [ ] by April 30th, 2015 (baseball) or by December 31, 2014 (softball), you can play at the Pinto or Rookie level, or 2) If you are 14 years of age by April 30th, 2015 (baseball) or by December 31, 2014 (softball) and are a freshman in high school, you can play at the lowest eligible level or you can play at the next higher level (intended for high school age participants) or you can play both but must pay both fees.
* Schedules and age groupings are subject to change based on final registration count
To register click here: http://sports.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?alias=sports.bluesombrero.com/obsa
- In order to be guaranteed a roster spot, you must complete your son and or daughters registration by January 31, 2015.
- Season will consist of 14 games (10 games Shetland). Normally, teams will have 1 game on a weekday and one game Saturday or Sunday.
- With the exception of OBSA Shetland Baseball and Rookie Softball, all other teams are "kid pitch".
- Season practices/games begin around April 15th and run approximately 10 weeks.
- Shetland, Pinto and Rookie Team Rosters will be selected randomly. No car pool requests please. Siblings in the same age group will be placed on same team
- Mustang, Minor, Bronco, Pony, and Major participants are required to attend evaluations. Siblings in the same age group will be placed on same team, unless otherwise requested.
Baseball Fees Above Include: Cap, jersey, and baseball pant.
Softball Fees Above Include: Jersey, socks, and softball pant.
Payment plans are no longer available for new players registered after the final payment due date of February 15th, 2015.
OBSA will offer a payment plan as follows:
1st payment = $125 unless you are an “Early Bird” registrant. “Early Bird’ Registrant receives the $25 discount and will be $100. The 2nd payment, balance is due Feb 15. It is the responsibility of the registrant to ensure payments are made on time.
*Registration payment dates: 1st payment due upon registration for all registrants completed between Dec 5, 2014 and Feb 15, 2015. Registrations received by Jan 31st, 2015 will receive the early bird registration rate. Registrations received after January 31st, 2015 will be the standard registration fee. Final payments will be due on or before February 15, 2015. Players will not be issued uniforms or allowed to practice or play unless all fees are paid.
Early Bird Fee: In an effort to encourage parents to register their child by January 31st, 2015, the “Early Bird” registration rate is offered.
Standard Fee: All players that register after January 31st, 2015 will pay the standard registration fee. All players are encouraged to register prior to February 15th, 2015. This will allow the organization to submit league uniform orders, guarantee timely delivery of the uniforms, and allow the organization to make the appropriate coaching assignments.
Withdrawal: Players wishing to withdraw, for any reason, prior to February 15th, 2015 will be assessed $25 processing fee.
OBSA – Registration Refund Policy: There will be a $25 processing fee deducted from ALL refunds issued.
➢ Refund PRIOR to player draft / player selections – 100% Refund
(minus $25 processing fee).
➢ Refund AFTER player draft / player selections, but prior to 1st game – 50% Refund (minus $25 processing fee).
➢ Refund AFTER 1st game of season – 0% Refund
(Special circumstance refund requests must to be submitted in writing and are subject to Board approval).
➢ If you are on the waiting list and DO NOT get placed on a team – 100% Refund (minus $25 processing fee).
➢ Any questions, please contact: VP of Baseball – Dan Zalenka at firstname.lastname@example.org or (216) 406-2330 or
VP of Softball – Sean Flynn at email@example.com or (616) 690-0844.
Waiting List: Any registration received after January 15th, 2015 will be conditionally accepted and are not guaranteed a spot on a team. Conditionally accepted registrations may be placed on a waiting list. Conditionally accepted applicants will be placed on a team on a first come first served basis. In the event we are unable to place your child on a team, your registration fee, less any online registration processing fees charged to OBSA will be refunded.
Equipment: OBSA will provide each participant with a jersey, pant, cap and or socks. OBSA will also provide team equipment, including team bag, catching equipment, including catcher's mitt, practice balls, game balls, scorebook and first-aid kits. Parents are encouraged to purchase their own helmets, mouth-guard, cleats (see below), facemask (for softball) bat and glove. NOTE: Only rubber/plastic cleats are allowed in OBSA In-House Baseball and Softball. The only exception would be OBSA's Colt League.
Allowed Bats: OBSA's Colt/Palomino League bats must be BBCOR certified, no less than drop three (-3) and no wider in diameter than 2 5/8" i.e. IHSA regulation. For OBSA In-house baseball, no bat shall be wider in diameter than 2 5/8" and in 2015, all bats must have the USSSA BPF 1.15 stamp on the bat. OBSA DOES NOT ALLOW ANY 2 3/4" BATS
DICKS DISCOUNT COUPONS WILL BE AVAILABLE. (more info will be provided).
Parents Who Have Registered: To update your account and or player profile or make payments click here: http://sports.bluesombrero.com/default.aspx?alias=sports.bluesombrero.com/obsa
For more information please review the website or contact Dan Zalenka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good luck and we will see you soon!
OBSA Executive Board
If you are having trouble registering, please email Dan Zalenka at email@example.com.
The OBSA Board of Directors Reserves the right to make changes to the above by majority vote of the board. Those changes may or may not be posted on this posting.