To all DYBA softball and baseball families --
DYBA is continuously monitoring changes and updates regarding COVID-19 protocols issued by the State of Illinois and will continue to follow the guidelines set by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).
As many of you are aware, the IDPH guidelines are not overly clear but in recent days we have received clarification from IDPH and have consulted with the Deerfield Park District regarding the wearing of masks while actively playing baseball and softball.
As of 5/14/21, when the Bridge Phase of Restore Illinois takes effect, DYBA baseball and softball players are no longer required to wear masks while actively playing. Players do have the option to continue to wear masks if they would like. While teams are in the dugouts, at pre and post-game meetings, and other game rituals where distancing is not possible, players will still be required to wear masks.
Coaches and umpires will still be required to wear masks.
Per the Deerfield Park District, distancing and mask requirements for spectators still apply.
We will continue to monitor the IDPH guidelines and update our policy accordingly in coordination with the Deerfield Park District.
We hope you continue to have a wonderful safe season, and good luck to all the girls and boys! DYBA/DYSBA
Greetings Travel Softball Families,
With the 2021 Warrior Classic just 5 weeks away, we are happy to share with you our official Warrior Classic apparel, now available for pre-sale through June 6th. We have hoodies, t-shirts, and take tops in both youth and adult sizes.
Order NOW to get your merchandise at reduced prices, as there will only be limited quantities available on-site. Items ordered now through June 6th will be sorted by team and made available for pickup on-site tournament weekend.
Click here: Warrior Classic Apparel
Let us know if you have any questions and GO WARRIORS!!
Jay & Laura
DYBA is excited to announce that the DYBA store is once again open. This is the best place for all your DYBA gear.
We have a number of baseball and softball items available in youth and adult sizes.
Find the DYBA store HERE - DYBA SUMMER STORE
The current order window will end May 24th. Orders will be delivered to your home 2-3 weeks after May 24th.
$1 from every item ordered will be donated to organizations supporting youth sports.
DYBA 2021 SUMMER HOUSE BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Register SOON for DYBA 2021 Summer Baseball and Softball.
Sign up on the DYBA Registration Site and don’t forget to sign up as a Coach!
Parent volunteers are the backbone of the DYBA Organization and we are always looking for the help!
Important Registration Info:
Our goal is not to have to impose fees so please sign up early!
***There will be a draft selection process for ALL ages***
Sorry, no friendship requests
We are looking forward to another great season on the diamonds!
Below please find documentation explaining:
DYBA is following guidelines set by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
On Monday, October 19th, 2020 the following DYBA Board of Directors slate was officially voted in. Welcome to all new and returning board members.
2020-2021 DYBA Board
Commissioner - Harley Rosenthal
Assistant Commissioner - Michael Danielewicz
Past Commissioner - Paul Chanan
Secretary - Art Silverman
Treasurer - Josh Felman
House Baseball Co-Directors - Logan Rosenthal / Adam Heiman
House Softball Co-Directors - Jeseca Killeen / Matt Lusardi
Travel Baseball Co-Directors - Todd Rubin / Brandon Nagler
Travel Softball Co-Directors - Lara Ritchie / Jay Silber
Director of Fields - Ryan Twose
Director of Umpires - Michael Strauss
Equipment and Uniforms Co-Directors - Renee Haase / Todd Hagle
Registration/Technology Co-Directors - Joe Sanger / Brian Andalman
Fundraising Co-Directors - Lauren Freedman / Matt Goode
Publicity Co-Directors - Michael Felish / Andrea Becker
On Tuesday, February 4th, the Deerfield Youth Baseball and Softball Association Honored Esteemed Community Members and Volunteers for their tireless efforts...
Read the full story from the Deerfield Patch HERE
RULES FOR DYBA TEAM SELECTION
The DYBA team selection process is designed to create even teams in each division and attempt to create the most competitive and fun balance for all players involved. Every effort is taken to eliminate the possibility of unbalanced teams. For those reasons, DYBA does not allow friendship requests for its Baseball or Softball teams. Requests for placement of a child on a team with another child, a specific coach outside of their own parent/guardian, and/or a carpool group will not be considered.
Simultaneously, acknowledging that parent volunteers are the backbone of the DYBA organization, parent volunteer coaches may request to coach their own child alongside up to one (1) other coach under the following guidelines:
DYBA will then make every effort to place the requesting coaches on the same team. Please note that while every effort will be made, this is not a guarantee.
All siblings/relatives within the same age group will automatically be placed on the same team unless otherwise directed by their parents/guardians.
To request that coaches be placed on the same team, please follow these guidelines. Coach requests are only accepted in the comments section of the coach registration system once registration for that specific league opens. No phone or email requests will be accepted. All correctly submitted coach pairing requests will be recorded for consideration, but, as always, not guaranteed. The DYBA League Board and each of the Baseball/Softball Directors reserve all final decisions on teams to accommodate extenuating circumstances as may be needed.
Please email email@example.com with any questions
Co-Directors Renee Haase & Todd Hagle
Tuesday 6:00 - 8:00pm
Thursday 6:00 - 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Deerfield Youth Baseball and Softball marched in the Deerfield Fourth of July Parade this year.
There were a lot of players, coaches and families who came to support the league and march in the parade, thank you!
The purpose of the Deerfield Youth Baseball and Softball Association shall be to help promote and maintain high moral character as well as good mental and physical health in the young people involved in the baseball and softball programs. This objective will be attained by providing supervised athletic games. The supervisors shall bear in mind at all times that the attainments of exceptional athletic skill or winning of games is secondary to the objective herein.
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