Registration & Tryouts

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In-House Leagues
Warriors Travel Baseball
Wildcats Travel Softball
Bobcats Softball Tournament Team
8U Baseball Tournament Team
In-House Leagues

In all leagues, there is a continuous batting order of all players present. All levels have complete uniforms and safety equipment. Play dates are April through June except for Colt & Palomino Leagues in Baseball and High School and 19 & Over leagues in Softball where play is June through the end of July. Practice locations vary at local public schools and Park District fields.

Schedules are kept updated throughout the season by League VPs.

Softball
Baseball
Coed Pre-K

More information about in-house leagues >

Wheaton Bobcats Tournament Team Tryouts

Wheaton Park District Youth Softball

SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2021 | Registration is Required

To be eligible, players must be currently registered in the Wheaton Park District’s in-house softball program or other community programs competing in the park district program.

WHEATON BOBCAT TOURNAMENT TEAMS WILL BE SELECTED FOR THE FOLLOWING AGE GROUPS:

  • Orange Tournament Team 10U (cannot turn 11 before 1/1/21)
    Registration code: 240389-01
  • White Tournament Team 12U (cannot turn 13 before 1/1/21)
    Registration code: 240389-02
  • Black Tournament Team 14U (cannot turn 15 before 1/1/21)
    Registration code: 240389-03

Age bracket based on age as of December 31, 2020

The formation of the Wheaton Park District’s in-house tournament teams is determined by the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) age eligibility rules. These rules state players must try out for the youngest team they are eligible for.

The tournaments will be played in three of these four date ranges: July 1-4 | July 8-11 | July 15-18 | July 22-25

TRYOUT LOCATION
Central Athletic Complex ball field #30 Players should bring their glove, tennis shoes, and softball cleats. In the event of inclement weather, Bobcats Tournament Team Tryouts will be held indoors at the Central Athletic Complex (500 S. Naperville Rd., northwest corner of Roosevelt and Naperville Roads).

TRYOUT SCHEDULE
10U Orange Tournament Team | 12-1:45P
12U White Tournament Team | 2-3:45P
14U Black Tournament Team | 4-5:45P

QUESTIONS?
Call Nathan Chaney at 630.803.4072 or email nchaney96@hotmail.com

For complete details, please view the Wheaton Bobcats Tournament Team Tryout Invitation:

Bobcats Tryout Invitation (PDF)

Warriors Full-Time Travel Baseball Tryouts

Wheaton Park District Youth Baseball

  • 9U (CANNOT TURN 10 BEFORE 5/1/22)
    Tuesday, July 20 & 27 | 6:30-8:30P | CAC #32 | Tryout code: 340349-01
  • 10U (CANNOT TURN 11 BEFORE 5/1/22)
    Thursday, July 22 & 29 | 6:30-8:30P | CAC #32 | Tryout code: 340349-02
  • 11U (CANNOT TURN 12 PRIOR TO 5/1/22)
    Saturday, July 24 & 31 | 9-11A | Atten #17 | Tryout code: 340349-03
  • 12U (CANNOT TURN 13 PRIOR TO 5/1/22)
    Saturday, July 24 & 31 | 11:30A-1:30P | Atten #17 | Tryout code: 340349-04
  • 13U (CANNOT TURN 14 PRIOR TO 5/1/22)
    Saturday, July 24 & 31 | 2-4P | Atten #17 | Tryout code: 340349-05
  • 14U (CANNOT TURN 15 PRIOR TO 5/1/22)
    Saturday, July 24 & 31 | 4:30-6:30P | Atten #17 | Tryout code: 340349-06

If you are entering high school, you are eligible to play if you do NOT play for a Committee’s discretion high school baseball team. If you play for a high school baseball team, you are not eligible to play until after your season ends (approximately June 1).

Full-time Travel Tryouts conducted by the WPD Board of Control Selection Committee

Tryout Ages
All eligible residents and nonresidents ages 9–14

Tryout Location
Central Athletic Complex | Field #32
Atten Park | Field #17

Registration will be processed online; walk-up registration is also available on both tryout dates.

Rain Dates – TBA
Rescheduling is at the Selection

For complete details, please view the Full-Time Travel Tryout Invitation for 2022 Season:

Warriors Full-Time Travel Tryout Invitation (PDF)

8U In-House Tournament Team Tryouts

Wheaton Park District Youth Baseball

Sunday, May 2 at 5P | North Baseball Field at Edison Middle School
Registration Code: 240390-01

Alternate rain date will be Monday, May 3 at 6P

REGISTRATION & ELGIBILITY
There is no cost for tryouts. All children who are currently enrolled in the Park District’s In-House Pinto League Program, are in 2nd grade and meet the age requirement, love the game of baseball, and live within the Park District boundaries are welcome to tryout.

Note: Potential players cannot turn nine (9) before 5/1/2021.

TOURNAMENT TEAM – OVERVIEW
The Warriors In-house Tournament Team is selected from children of the 2nd grade age level who are considering entering the world of travel baseball. The Tournament Team will play in two established tournaments geared toward in-house players looking to test their skills and have a good time.

TOURNAMENT TEAM PROGRAM COST
The cost per player for participation on the tournament team is $140/R, $175/NR if selected. Team selection may be rescinded if payment is not received promptly. Uniforms are provided for tournament team players.

QUESTIONS?
Contact Rich Brodhead, Travel VP, at rich.brodhead@comcast.net or text @ 630.890.2671.

For complete details, please view the 8U In-House Tournament Team Tryouts Invitation:

8U In-House Tournament Team Tryout Invitation (PDF)

Wheaton Wildcats 2022 Season Tryouts

Wheaton Park District Youth Softball

10U (CANNOT TURN 11 BEFORE 1/1/22) | Tryout code: 340347-01
Wednesday, July 21 | 6–8P | Graf #4
Tuesday, July 27 | 6–8P | Graf #4

12U (CANNOT TURN 13 BEFORE 1/1/22) | Tryout code: 340347-02
Thursday, July 22 | 6–8P | Graf #5
Wednesday, July 28 | 6–8P | Graf #5

14U (CANNOT TURN 15 PRIOR TO 1/1/22) | Tryout code: 340347-03
Thursday, July 22 | 6–8P | Graf #4
Wednesday, July 28 | 6-8P | Graf #4

16U (CANNOT TURN 17 PRIOR TO 1/1/22) | Tryout code: 340347-04
Wednesday, July 21 | 6–8P | Graf #5
Tuesday, July 27 | 6–8P | Graf #5

18U (CANNOT TURN 19 BEFORE 1/1/22) | Tryout code: 340347-05
Wednesday, July 21 | 6–8P | Graf #5
Tuesday, July 27 | 6-8P | Graf #5

In case of inclement weather, Friday, July 30, 6–8P will serve as the rain date. See time and field location above.

Tryout Ages
Youth softball players: Ages 9–18 (open tryouts)

Full-time travel softball players must try out for each age level they want to be considered for.

Registration
Tryout registration is appreciated at online by July 16.

For more information or to volunteer to manage or assist a team, contact:
Softball Travel Vice President, Nathan Chaney at nchaney96@gmail.com or 630.803.4072

For complete details, please view the Wheaton Wildcats Tryout Invitation for 2022 Season:

Wildcats Tryout Invitation for 2022 Season (PDF)
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Wheaton Park District
1777 S Blanchard St
Wheaton, IL 60189
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Volunteers must complete the following:

Visit the CDC website for the free online course: HEADS UP Online Training Upon completion of the course and quiz, a certificate will be issued. Certificates should be printed and emailed to dmitchell@wheatonparks.org.

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