News and Announcements
Due to an unexpected roster vacancy on the 12U/6th Grade West Bend Defenders baseball team, we have decided to consider adding ONE (1) additional roster spot for the 2019 season!
As a result, the Defenders Baseball Club will host a tryout for current 6th Graders:
Sat. Feb. 23 from 3-4 P.M.
RBI BASEBALL & SOFTBALL ACADEMY
6405 Stockhausen Lane
West Bend, WI 53095
(Located in the Stockhausen Business Park)
Time & Date Subject to Change
YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER to participate by sending an email NO LATER THAN 12:00 NOON ON FEB. 20TH to:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please type: DEFENDERS TRYOUT in the subject line, and in the body of the message enter:
-Athlete’s & Parent(s) names
-Current city/town/village of residence
-Athlete’s Current Grade & School
-Athlete’s Date of Birth
-Athlete’s Current/Prior Baseball Teams
We will follow up with a confirmation and further details, including a registration form to complete prior to the tryout.
IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE:
*This is a highly-competitve, select baseball program with advanced training and extremely strong competition.
*From April through July, we compete in the highest division of the WSYBL (Wisconsin State Youth Baseball League), as well as 4-5 very competitive tournaments.
*Athlete must currently be in 6th Grade, and 12-years-old or under as of 1/1/19. (Current 5th Graders / 11-year-olds are welcome, however please take note of the first bullet point above).
*There are NO residency requirements or restrictions to participate in this organization (you do not have to live in the school district). Both indoor & outdoor practices are held in West Bend, and our home league games are played at the beautiful ball diamond at Newburg Fireman’s Park.
*If the Defenders do decide to roster a player, that player shall not be rostered on any other team, and be exclusively committed to Defenders baseball.
*Although participation is mandatory from March-July, we do train & practice year-round, including indoor Fall and Winter sessions.
Defenders Baseball Club is a select baseball organization providing opportunities for youth living in the West Bend, WI school district and surrounding area to participate in a highly competitive sports environment. We provide advanced baseball training, instruction, and competition with an emphasis on character, leadership, respect, personal growth, and sportsmanship.
Our 11U and 12U Defenders teams compete in the highest levels of the Wisconsin State Youth Baseball League (WSYBL), as well as 4-5 tournaments each year. We play our home games at the beautiful Newburg Fireman’s Park ball diamond.
As a 501©(3) non-profit organization, our leadership and coaching staff are purely volunteer positions and serve with a common interest in fair play, fellowship, and community advocacy.