Youth Baseball and Softball

Provided by the City of Anna Parks and Recreation Department. 

Registration is open.

Important dates

  • Registration deadline: Feb. 15
  • Meet the Coaches: Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m.
  • Opening Day Ceremony: Saturday, March 18
  • T-Ball start date: Saturday, March 18
  • 8U – 12U start date: Monday, March 20
  • 6U-12U post season tournament: Thursday, May 18 to Saturday, May 20

Game days

4U Co-ed T-Ball

  • Saturday games
  • Eight regular season games
  • No post season tournament

6U Co-ed T-Ball

  • Saturday games
  • Eight regular season games
  • Post season tournament

8U Baseball and Softball

  • Tues/Fri games
  • Ten regular season games
  • Post season tournament

10U & 12U Baseball and Softball

  • Mon/Thurs games
  • Ten regular season games
  • Post season tournament
  • 1st and 2nd place trophies awarded for the tournament

Age Eligibility

  • 4U Co-ed T-Ball: 5/1/2018 – 3/1/2020
  • 6U Co-ed T-Ball: 5/1/2016 – 4/30/2018
  • 8U Baseball: 5/1/2014 – 4/30/2016
  • 8U Softball: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015
  • 10U Baseball: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2014 
  • 10U Softball: 1/1/2012 – 12/31/2013 
  • 12U Baseball: 5/1/2010 – 4/30/2012
  • 12U Softball: 1/1/2010– 12/31/2011

Fees

LeagueEarly registration (closes 1/2/23)Late registration (1/3-2/15/23)
T-Ball$80$90
8U-12U$120$135


Participating Cities

The league is comprised of the following cities: Princeton, Blue Ridge, Farmersville, Melissa and Bland (Merit).

League Rules

  • The City of Anna T-Ball & Baseball programs adhere to the rules set forth by NFHS.
  • The City of Anna Softball program adheres to the rules set forth by USA/ASA Softball.
  • In addition, the City of Anna Baseball, Softball and T-Ball programs also adhere to the Princeton Youth Sport General League Rules

Creation of Teams

  • 4U and 6U Co-ed T-Ball teams will be created/selected by Recreation Staff
  • 8U – 12U Baseball and Softball teams will be created/selected by a draft

If you would like to request that your child be placed with a specific player or coach, please email staff. Staff will provide coaches with the requests to be considered during the draft. Note: We cannot guarantee that all requests will be accommodated. 

Draft (8U-12U Baseball and Softball)

  • Head coaches will be able to retain three (3) players from their previous years roster (will count as first 3 picks of current year)
  • Draft positions will then be selected by a hat draw
  • Draft will then be a “snake” draft style

Interested in coaching?

If you would like to make a positive impact in a young person’s life, please consider volunteering. All volunteers will be required to complete the following:

  • Completion of Volunteer Coach Interest Registration
  • Completion of Volunteer Application (Link to be sent following Volunteer Coach Interest Registration)
  • Acknowledgement of understanding of coaches and players code of conduct, league rules and practice scheduling procedures
  • Completion of a background check
  • Completion of SafeSport training
  • Attend mandatory coaches’ meeting/draft on Thursday, Feb. 16 (time TBD)

Notes: Assignment of a team and priority of the scheduling of practices will be given based on a timestamp of the completion of the aforementioned processes (with the exclusion of the coaches’ meeting/draft attendance). 

Additionally, confirmation with a head coach of their assistant coach will take place prior to assigning an assistant coach to a team.