Howard Suamico Youth Sports Association

2021 HSYSA Baseball

Welcome

Welcome to the 2021 HSYSA Baseball with Howard Suamico Youth Sports Association!

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment.

Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. 

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HOWARD SUAMICO BOYS BASEBALL 2021 LEAGUE INFORMATION

(Grades Pre-K thru 9th)

 

 

Feb 1 – Feb 28 ...........................Mail-in Registrations – No Late Fee

Mar 1 – Mar 31 ...........................Late Registrations Accepted w/$10.00 Late Fee ONLY

April 20 and 22 ...........................Mandatory Draft Workouts for Minor Leagues - 6:00pm – Nouryon Park

April 20 and 22 ...........................Mandatory Draft Workouts for Major Leagues - 6:00pm – Nouryon Park

April 23-30 ..................................Youth Coaches Contact Players w/Team and Practice Information April 25  ......................................Bay Port Youth Baseball Clinic: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Grades K-6) April 26 – May 20........................Pony and Babe Ruth – Two practices a week (Monday thru Thursday)

May 4 – May 27 ..........................Pee Wee/Rookie/Minor/Major Leagues - Practices/Scrimmages (Tuesday and Thursday only) May 24 – July 22 ........................Pony/Babe Ruth Leagues Games and Play-offs (2 to 3 games a week Mondays thru Thursdays) June 1 – July 22 .........................Pee Wee/Rookie/Minor/Major Leagues Games and Play-offs (Tuesdays & Thursdays only)

 

ELIGIBILITY:   (Based  on  current  grade  in  2020/21  school  year).   Boys  grades  Pre-K  through  9th  living  in  the  Villages  of Howard  or  Suamico,  and/or  attending  school  in  the  Howard-Suamico  School  District.   Most  grades  have  more  than  one league  to  choose  from  so  please  read  the  following  league  descriptions  very  carefully  before  making  your  selection. Participants MUST be 4 years of age on or before 4/30/21 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

LEAGUES:

 

PEE WEE AMERICAN:  (Grades: Pre-K & 4K).  This is an INSTRUCTIONAL TEE BALL LEAGUE.  Coaches will begin to teach  the  boys  the  basic  fundamentals  of  the  game.   No  scores  will  be  kept.   Balls/strikes/outs  are  not  recorded  and players will hit off of a tee.

 

PEE WEE NATIONAL:  (Grades: 4K & 5K).  This is an INSTRUCTIONAL COACH PITCH LEAGUE.  Coaches will begin to teach the boys the basic fundamentals of the game.  No scores will be kept.  Balls/strikes/outs are not recorded and if a player is not successful hitting off of a coach, he will be allowed to hit off of a tee.

 

ROOKIE AMERICAN:  (Grades: 5K & 1st).  This is an INSTRUCTIONAL COACH-PITCH LEAGUE.  Coaches will continue to  teach  the  boys  the  fundamentals  of  the  game;  but  at  the  same  time  they  will  begin  to  develop  some  of  the  more advanced requirements of the game.  No scores will be kept; however, strikes will be recorded, with boys being called out under the normal rules of the game.

 

ROOKIE  NATIONAL:   (Grades:  1st   &  2nd).   This  is  an  INSTRUCTIONAL  MACHINE-PITCH  LEAGUE.   Coaches  will continue to teach the boys the fundamentals of the game; but at the same time they will begin to develop some of the more advanced requirements of the game.  Score will be kept and strikes will be recorded, with boys being called out under the normal rules of the game.

 

MINOR  AAA:   (Grades: 2nd  & 3rd).   MANDATORY  Draft Workout April  20 and 22, 2021  @ Nouryon Park  for all  Minor Leagues).   This is a BEGINNER KIDS-PITCH LEAGUE.   Boys  will continue to be taught the fundamentals of baseball. Coaches  will  be  required  to  rotate  players  evenly  between  infield  and  outfield  positions.    All  boys  will  be  given  the opportunity to pitch if interested.

 

MINOR:  (Grades: 3rd  & 4th).  MANDATORY Draft Workout April 20 and 22, 2021 @ Nouryon Park for all Minor Leagues).

This is a KIDS-PITCH LEAGUE.  Boys will apply the fundamentals of baseball that they have learned in previous years to advance their skills and abilities.  Coaches will be required to rotate players between infield and outfield positions.

 

MAJOR:  (Grades: 5th  & 6th).  MANDATORY Draft Workout April 20 and 22, 2021 @ Nouryon Park for all Major Leagues).

This is a KIDS-PITCH LEAGUE.  Boys will apply the fundamentals of baseball that they have learned in previous years to advance their skills and abilities.  Coaches will be required to rotate players between infield and outfield positions.

 

50/70  Major National League: This  is  a 50/70 competitive league with more advanced pitching and base running rules. Players for this league will be determined by directors and high school staff, following the results of the MANDATORY draft workout on 4/20/21.

 

PONY: (7th  Grade ONLY):  This is a TRAVELING LEAGUE for 7th  Graders.  Boys will start to develop more advanced skills in  a  competitive  environment.    Games  will  be  played  on  an  intermediate  size  diamond  against  teams  from  other communities in the Bay Area Pony League.   Minimum play time rules will apply (established by league representatives). There are no position rotation rules.

 

BABE RUTH: (Grades: 8th  & 9th).   This is a TRAVELING LEAGUE for 8th  & 9th  Graders.   Boys will continue to develop more advanced skills in a competitive environment.  Games will be played on a regulation size diamond against teams from other communities in the Bay Area and Fox Valley Babe Ruth Leagues.  Minimum play time rules will apply (established by league representatives).  There are no position rotation rules.

LEAGUE PERSONNEL:                 Pee W ee League Director:

Jesse Wiltzius ............................... 920-246-5810.............jesswilt@hssdschools.org

 

Rookie League Director:

Adam Marciulionis......................... 920-819-3804.............almarciulionis@yahoo.com

 

Minor  League Director:

Paul Alexander.............................. 715-340-0056............. paulalex@hssdschools.org

 

Major League Directors:

Jesse Jaques................................ 920-606-9722............. jessemel22@hotmail.com

 

Pony League Director:

Andy Berg ..................................... 414-213-2463.............andrew.berg@millercoors.com

 

Babe Ruth League Director:

Harvey Knutson ............................ 608-642-6738.............harvknut@hssdschools.org

 

 

 

DRAFT WORK-OUTS...................Pee Wee & Rookie Leagues:  There is no pre-draft work-out for these leagues.  All players will be assigned to a team and contacted by their coach by April 30th.

Minor Leagues:  All players in these leagues are required to attend a mandatory draft workout on April 20 and 22, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at Nouryon Park.  All players will be contacted by their coach by April 30th  with team and practice information.

Major League:   All players in these leagues are required to attend a mandatory draft workout on April 20 and 22, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at Nouryon Park.  All players will be contacted by their coach by April 30th  with team and practice information.

Pony & Babe Ruth Leagues:  There is no pre-draft work-out for these leagues.  All players will be contacted by their coach by April 30th.

 

REGISTRATION FORM/FEE ..........Fee  varies  for  each  league  –  see  registration  form  on-line.    All  registration  is  done  on-line  at http://www.hsysa.org/baseball/

 

Once you register, there is no communication made to the players!!!  Minor/Major League players are  to  report  to  Bay  Port  High  School  for  their  assigned  mandatory  draft  work  out  nights!   All players for all of the leagues will be contacted by their coaches  no later than April 30th  informing them of team name and practice information.  Please be patient until all teams have been formed.

 

UNIFORMS......................................Jerseys/shirts  are  provided  but  must  be  returned  at  the  end  of  the  season  (parents  will  be responsible for any unreturned uniforms or damages outside of normal wear & tear).  Caps for the Pee Wee through Major Leagues are provided and may be kept by the boys at the end of the season.   Caps for the Pony and Babe Ruth Leagues cost an extra $22 (see registration form for  size  choices).    Players  are  responsible  for  purchasing  their  own  white  baseball  pants  and colored leggings for all leagues.

 

CONCESSION STANDS.................Please support the concession stands, as this is the only fundraiser we carryout for our baseball leagues throughout the entire season.  Thank you.

 

5-12’s LEAGUE PICTURES............Mark your Calendars - Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Bay Port High School Commons – Rain or Shine!

Professional  team  &  individual  pictures  will  be  taken  by  Harmann  Studios.   Times  will  vary

(schedule & information packets will be made available to all coaches as the date gets closer).

 

PARENT/COACHES MEETING......All  coaches  will  be  required  to  hold  a  meeting  with  the  parents/guardians  and  players  at  the beginning  of  their  first  practice.    Coaches  will  discuss  league  rules,  practice/game  schedules, concession  stand schedule,  and  their  own  coaching  philosophies  and  expectations.   All  parents and players should attend this meeting.

 

YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC...........Sunday, April 26, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Grades K-6.   Sponsored by Bay Port Varsity Baseball Coach Harvey Knutson, his coaching staff, and the high school baseball teams.  Separate registration and payment is needed for this clinic.                                                                               . To register –  https://howardsuamic470.corecommerce.com/Bay-Port-High-School/BP-Boys-Youth- Baseball-Clinic.html

 

PIRATE TOURNAMENT TEAMS....Depending on your son’s level of interest and development, the Pirate Youth Baseball Club will be

providing opportunities to participate in tournament competition.  More information can be found at

- https://www.bayportyouthbaseball.com/

 

PLANNING AHEAD ........................Pirate  Youth  Baseball  -  Fall  League  2021.    For  Grades  1-12.    More  information  will  become available later this summer.


Questions

Please direct questions to:

Harvey Knutson

Inquiries

Phone: (608) 642-6738