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Corner Abernethy Road & Keane Street
Cloverdale W.A. 6105

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PRESIDENT

Robert Wells: 0416 859 100

Bank: Bankwest

Account Name: VPBBC

BSB: 306-051

Account Number: 4195470

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General Information

Victoria Park Belmont Baseball Club welcomes players of all ages and encourages everyone to participate regardless of whether they are new to the game or have played before.

The club strongly encourages parental involvement and being a volunteer organisation, rely heavily on their participation through avenues such as assistant coaches, scorers & managers, helping with setting up and packing away, umpiring, helping out with the canteen and social events.

All players must be registered and online registration is open through until the end of August each year. This needs to be completed in order for team nominations to be submitted to the league and for fixtures to be created for all teams.

Competition Ages

Division

Age

Machine Pitch

7 to 10 years old

Little League

10 to 12 years old

Intermediate League

11 to 13 years old

Junior League

12 to 14 years old

Senior League

13 to 16 years old

Big League

15 to 18 years old

To assist you in determining which age group your child should be registering for you can follow the Little League WA Age Chart

The club will field as many teams in as many divisions as numbers allow, so be sure to register early and click on your child's age appropriate division as well as any additional teams they wish to participate in.

Registration

  • Online Registration is quick and easy. Simply click on any of the Registration tabs on the website and follow the prompts.

  • Registrations need to be completed by the end of August each year so that team nominations and fixtures can be organised.

  • A deposit of $100 must be paid to secure registration.

Fees

A deposit must be paid upon registration, otherwise the player will be unable to take the field and play. The entirety of playing fees must be paid in full prior to the end of October (usually around the 3rd game of the season), unless a payment plan has been organised directly with the Treasurer - contact Wayne Turner

What your fees cover

  • League charges - affiliation to Baseball WA and Baseball Australia

  • Insurance costs

  • WA Umpires Association charges

  • City of Belmont ground hire charges

  • Training and games from September to March

  • The use of club equipment and items of apparel

Need Financial Help? - Apply for KidSport

KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $150 per calendar year towards club fees.

To be eligible for KidSport applicants must be​

  1. Aged 5 to 18 years old

  2. A resident of Western Australia

  3. Named on a valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card

For further information and to apply online - KidSport

Direct Deposits 

  • Bank: Bankwest

  • Account Name: VPBBC

  • BSB: 306-051

  • Acc#: 4195470

Division

Fees

Machine Pitch

TBA

Little League

$215

Intermediate League

$250

Junior League

$285

Senior League

$335

Big League

$335

At VPBBC we encourage development through participation, so for those age eligible SL and BL players that also wish to play senior baseball and possibly double the amount of games they play, there will be an additional $100 fee (discounted below senior fees).

Bat Regulations

The Club supplies a couple of bats per team, but for those of you wishing to purchase personal bats please be aware of Little League bat regulations.

As of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard was implemented. USABat Standard bats must be used in the Little League Major Baseball Division and below. Either USABat Standard bats or BBCOR bats must be used at the Intermediate (50/70) Baseball and Junior League Baseball Divisions. At the Senior League Baseball Division, all bats must be meet the BBCOR standard. Little League-approved baseball bats that were approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity as of January 1, 2018. For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

BBCOR stands for Batted Ball Coefficient Of Restitution

  • This standard regulates how much energy is lost during the bat's contact with the baseball. The higher the number the bat registers in the test, the more trampoline effect it has.

  • The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) together with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) decided that 0.50 would be the maximum value a BBCOR bat could register, which is only slightly higher than that of a wood bat.

  • All BBCOR certified bats must also have a barrel diameter no greater than 2⅝", a length to weight ratio no greater than -3 and a length that does no exceed 36".

Current Baseball Australia Bat Regulations

Division

Regulation

LL

USA Baseball marking 2⅝” barrel maximum

IL & JL

USA Baseball marking 2⅝” barrel maximum

or

2⅝" composite barrel with BBCOR stamp

SL & BL

ALL bats must be BBCOR