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Select/Prime Baseball


League

EAA/TR Select Baseball Teams are for players ranging from age 7-14. Team rosters are generally formed with players from within the Elkhorn School District.

Select Teams are funded solely by team members through fees and/or fundraising events of the select program and/or team.

Season Play

The season begins with practices in January with games played through June.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

  • Approximate base cost of $1,000 for the season. Final amount due is based on Team budget submitted by your Coach. (View Details) (Includes $350 Tryout Deposit) The majority of the fee for the season will be collected by December of this year.
  • All players should register based on their age as of April 30th of the upcoming season.
  • Deposit: 
    • $350 paid during tryout registration.
    • If a player is offered a spot on a team and accepts, the deposit is applied to the balance for the season.
    • If a player is not offered a spot, a refund is provided.
    • Refunds are not provided for players that are offered a spot, accept that spot and later withdrawal from the spot or remove themselves from the team.
  • Refund requests for players that leave a team after the season begins are considered on a case by case basis by the Baseball Committee.
  • Refunds as described above are processed after all tryouts are complete and rosters have been formed.

Pricing includes:

  • Field maintenance and preparation for 10 home games
  • Umpires for 10 home games (1 Umpire for 8U-12U; 2 Umpires for 13U-14U)
  • EAA Team and Player Insurance
  • 20 total field allocations for games or practices in April 1st – July 1st
  • Catchers gear (1 set) and 4 dozen baseballs
  • USSSA Team Registration
  • Registration for 4 USSSA sanctioned tournaments
  • Twice/week - 90 minute practices utilizing a 70 x 70 quad space + one batting tunnel for months of Jan, Feb and Mar (ETC)

Levels Of Play

EAA AAA and Major teams display the highest level of talent. These teams typically play 40-50 games per season. Normally, there will be 2 – 3 games per week. In addition to this, they participate in 5-9 weekend tournaments throughout the season. 

EAA AA teams typically play 30-45 games per season and will typically play 1-2 games per week. There are additionally 4-6 weekend tournaments throughout the season. 

Our EAA A teams typically play 25-35 games per season and will typically play 1-2 games per week as there is higher focus on practicing and teaching fundamentals. There are additionally 3-5 weekend tournaments throughout the season. 

For the 7U and 8U teams, the season will be closer to 20-30 games with 3-5 weekend tournaments throughout the season.

Understanding Select Baseball

Level Definition Games Played Tournaments
Major The Major classification consists of the top 5% - 10% of players at tryouts 50-60 7-9
AAA The Triple-A classification consists of the next 25% - 30% 40-50 5-7
AA The Double-A classification consists of the next 25% - 30% 30-40 3-5
A The Single-A classification consists of the next 25% - 30% 30-40 2-4

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