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Registration

All new and returning players must register online at newwestbaseball.com.

Please review the following information, including important changes to Little League age eligibility rules for 2019, before registering through the link at the end of this page.

Early registration with the $50 discount will remain available until January 31st, 2019 or until all spots are filled in any division. After February 1st, the full registration fee will apply for any spots left and players may be waitlisted depending on available spots.
If you are 18 to 26 years of age and wish to register for the Junior Men’s team, please contact Ron Suffron directly at 604-861-2255 (6-9pm) or juniormen@newwestbaseball.net .

Payments for fees may be made:
1. Online by paying with credit card
2. By mail by cheque (made payable to NWBA) to: 

NWBA
120-720 6th St
New Westminster, BC
V3L 3C5   

Please note that if you choose to pay by mail, your payment must be received within 2 weeks of registering or your registration will be cancelled.

3. In-person by cheque or cash if you register prior to one of the in-person information sessions. 

All registrations are subject to available space in each division.

In-person drop-in information sessions are at:
Centennial Community Centre, 65 East 6th Avenue
New Westminster, BC:

Saturday, January 19, 2019: 11 am – 2 pm
Saturday, February 9, 2019: 11 am – 2 pm

New Players

New players not previously registered with New Westminster Baseball Association (NWBA) must:
 
1.    Register online
2.    AND attend one of the In-Person information sessions listed above.

Before registering, please confirm that you are eligible to play at New Westminster Baseball Association by verifying your address is within the League Boundaries. Players must reside or attend a school within the NWBA league boundaries.

New players must present Proof of Current Address OR Proof of Current School Attended AND Proof of Age of Child at one of the information sessions.

For more information, view the Little Leagues's 2019 Residency and School Attendance Eligibility Requirements .

Please bring the following documents for NEW PLAYERS to one of the information sessions:

1) Proof of Current Address - 3 documents such as a utility, cable, or landline telephone bill, insurance records, driver's license, etc. OR Proof of Current School Attended by completing a Little League School Enrollment Form.

2) Proof of Age of Child - 1 document such as a birth certificate or passport.

Returning Players who have moved outside of NWBA Boundaries

Returning players who have moved out of the geographic boundaries for NWBA since last season will be grandfathered and remain eligible to play with NWBA. Players must have been registered with NWBA in 2018. Please send an email to the NWBA Registrar after registering to confirm your move.

Age Eligibility for Divisions

Little League Baseball has implemented age eligibility rules for its baseball divisions. A player's Little League age will be considered as his/her age as of August 31st in the year of the season being played (i.e if your child is turning 5 by August 31st, 2019, then their Little League age is 5, not 4.) 

For the 2019 season, players should register as per the following guidelines:
T-Ball 1 Division - 5 year olds (September 1st, 2013 - August 31st, 2014)
T-Ball 2 Division - 6 year olds (September 1st, 2012 - August 31st, 2013)
Rookie Division - 7 and 8 year olds (September 1st, 2010 - August 31st, 2012)
Minor Division - 9 and 10 year olds (September 1st, 2008 - August 31st, 2010)
Major Division - 11 and 12 year olds (September 1st, 2006 - August 31st, 2008) 
Intermediate / Junior Division - 13 and 14 year olds (September 1st, 2004 to August 31st, 2006)
Senior Division – (Little League) 15 and 16 year olds (Any player born prior to August 31st, 2004 and on or after September 1st, 2002)
16-18 Babe Ruth – (Babe Ruth) 16 to 19 year olds (Any player born prior to May 1, 2003 and on or after January 1, 2000 will be eligible)
Please review the 2019 Little League Age Chart  for further clarification.

Registration Fee

T-Ball 1 & T-Ball 2         $ 85.00 Early / $135.00 Regular
Rookie         $125.00 Early / $175.00 Regular
Minor         $165.00 Early / $215.00 Regular
Major         $165.00 Early / $215.00 Regular
(If selected for Major A an additional $85.00 fee will be levied.)
Intermediate / Junior         $200.00 Early / $250.00 Regular
Senior         $275.00 Early / $325.00 Regular
16-18 Babe Ruth         $325.00 Early / $375.00 Regular
The $50 Early Registration Discount will apply until January 31st, 2019.
A $20 fee will be charged for any NSF cheques.

Uniform Deposit

All Rookie and older division players are required to provide to their team manager a postdated cheque (made payable to NWBA and dated July 2, 2019) for the $75.00 uniform deposit at the team practice when uniforms are handed out. This cheque will be returned when the cleaned uniform is returned at the end of the season.

Fundraising Fee

As part of NWBA's fundraising efforts, each player must pay for and sell one case of chocolates ($40.00) or pay the fee ($20.00) in lieu of chocolate sales. Please note: After the early registration cut off date of January 31, 2019, the chocolate option will no longer be available.

Volunteering Fee 

A deposit for the $100 Volunteering fee will apply to each family registering with NWBA unless you have chosen the “Buy-Out” option and will be collected by the team manager of the oldest/only child in each family. NWBA is a completely parent-run volunteer organization. It is expected that every player’s parent(s) will volunteer for at least one event and tournament or role during the Season. Training is provided where required. Read more about it on the League Volunteering Fee Explanation page. 

Assignment of Players to Divisions - Minors and Majors

The final assignment of 9 to 12 year old players to the Minor and Major divisions will be done after the evaluation process is completed. More information will be emailed to registrants closer to the date. While participation is not mandatory, it is HIGHLY encouraged.

Assignment of Players to Divisions - Rookie and T-Ball

Assignment of players to T-Ball 1 & T-Ball 2 teams will be determined at the T-Ball Meet & Greet which will take place two weeks before the start of the season. Time, date and place to be confirmed by the T-Ball Coordinator.

Assignment of players to the Rookie teams will be completed by the Rookie Coordinator.

Teammate Requests

“Teammate” requests for team placement are accepted in the T-Ball and Rookie divisions. “Sibling” requests for team placement will be considered at all levels for players eligible to play within the same division. Requests are not guaranteed.
 
Refund Policy
There is a $25.00 non-refundable fee for all withdrawals to cover our administration costs. Division fees and deposits will be refunded (less the non-refundable fee) for individuals who withdraw before teams are formed for their division. No refunds will be issued after the opening day of games. Refunds for medical reasons will be pro-rated (less the non-refundable fee) based on when the illness/injury occurred within the season. A medical note will be required.

Emergency Contact

The Emergency Contact provided should be someone other than the parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of the player (grandparent/aunt/uncle/neighbour.) Should the need arise, first contact will be made to the parent(s) or guardian(s) provided but a non-immediate family contact is also required.

Any questions?
Any questions regarding registration with NWBA can be directed to registrar@newwestbaseball.net.