The following policy has been established for those who request to "Play Up" a division. Division placement is based on player age as of April 30th (see our League Age Chart)
If a player's date of birth is within 12-months of the minimum eligibility date for a division, they are eligible to participate in the assessment for that division.
T-Ball Participants wanting to play Rookie
T-ball participates wishing to play-up will need to have a written recommendation from their previous year coach that will be evaluated by the Board based on player safety and equality of game facilitation for the division.
Rookie Participants wanting to play Minors
To qualify to "play-up" in the Minors division, the player must meet the following criteria:
Minors Participants wanting to play Majors
To qualify to "play-up" in the Majors division, the player must meet the following criteria:
A parent may request that their child stay in a division when they would normally move to the next division if there is a safety concern. This request will be reviewed by the Competition Committee of the Board.
Coaches cannot cancel or reschedule games for any reason.
If a game is Rained Out or stopped before becoming an official game, SWYB will make every reasonable effort to make-up on the next night/day the field is available.
Each season Saratoga Wilton Youth Baseball's (SWYB) Safety Coordinator will conduct background checks, consisting of a nationwide search that contains the applicable government sex offender registry data. If any screened person shows up in this nationwide search the person will be asked to consent to a more in-depth background check. SWYB will utilize a professional screening service to conduct this more extensive search.
SWYB has identified the following volunteers as persons who regularly provide service to the league and/or have repetitive access to, or conact with, players or teams, and therefore must be screened:
*For each team that is formed SWYB requires a Head Coach and two Assistant Coaches to be named.
Saratoga Wilton Youth Baseball, Inc
PO Box 2269
Wilton, NY 12831
Saratoga Wilton Youth Baseball is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) based in Saratoga Springs / Town of Wilton, NY operating exclusively as a non-profit educational organization providing a supervised program of recreational and competitive baseball.