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Baseball Tryouts

2019 Baseball Tryouts will be held on
July 30 and July 31st, 2018


Boys Age s U8-U16

Players Selected for 2019 Teams:
(team determined by age on May 1, 2018)

GHHS Baseball/Softball Complex
17001 Ferris, Grand Haven

No Tryout Fee

Registration Deadline: July 27, 2018
Register online at

It is recommended to pre-register. Onsite registrations through the NORA website.

This is a competitive youth baseball program. All teams will play League games as established by the program with roughly 16 games in GrandHaven/Grand Rapids area and targeting 4 tournaments throughout the summer. Other scrimmage games will likely be scheduled and practices will be held in the local area. Baseball Players are selected through an evaluation process at the 2 day tryout.


Some important facts about the League Season if selected to play on a team:

  • Resident Fee is $695 - Non-residents will have an additional $15 fee if selected.
  • Includes 2 jersey, hat, belt, and 2 pants, USSSA liability insurance.
  • Resident= Lives in GHAPS District Boundaries: GH City, GH Twp., City of Ferrysburg, or Robinson Twp.
  • Deposit Payment of $100 is expected once selected for the team.
  • Practice throughout the winter up to start of season. The league begins in April and concludes in July (4 month season).
  • Be willing to travel to games played in Grand Rapids and away tournaments.
  • For U8-U10 age groups the Young Bucs are evaluating signing the kids up for Tri-Cities Kids league play in addition to our program. Costs associated may be offset by different number of tournaments played.
  • Coaches selected by Young Bucs Baseball. Parents are encouraged to apply and need to include baseball coaching credentials.
  • A small number of scholarship opportunities are available for those selected, this can provide a reduced fee and is based on meeting GHAPS reduced school lunch criteria. Inquire with NORA if interested and think this may apply for you.
  • A make-up tryout date is planned for Monday August 6, 6-9pm if required.

Any questions: Contact
Scott Lammers


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