Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to shake some of that rust off before the upcoming baseball season starts! This winter the WAA will once again be conducting weekly age-specific indoor baseball workouts.  

The sessions will run from December through March 2017 and will take place at either the Woodridge ARC or the Romeoville Quarry, Please see your specific session's description for location.

The cost for each workout is $10, cash at the door.

Workouts will focus on the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing, base running and more. Sessions will be age-specific and will focus on the skills appropriate to each age group. Sign-up now to reserve your spot and get a jump start on the baseball season!

To determine your players appropriate age group for the 2017 season, please use our Age Calculator.

Space is limited, so Sign-Up today!

 

Session Date 2017 Age Group Location Time
S01 12/04/2016 11U/12U Bronco Quarry 1:00-3:00pm
S02 12/11/2016 11U/12U Bronco Quarry 1:00-3:00pm
S03 12/18/2016 11U/12U Bronco Quarry 1:00-3:00pm
S04 01/15/2017 13U/14U Pony Quarry 1:00-3:00pm
S05 01/15/2017 7U/8U Pinto ARC 2:15-3:15pm
S06 01/22/2017 13U/14U Pony Quarry 1:00-3:00pm
S07 01/22/2017 5U/6U Instructional ARC 2:15-3:15pm
S08 01/29/2017 13U/14U Pony Quarry 1:00-3:00pm
S09 01/29/2017 7U/8U Pinto ARC 2:15-3:15pm
S10 02/12/2017 9U/10U Mustang Quarry 1:00-3:00pm
S11 02/12/2017 5U/6U Instructional ARC 2:15-3:15pm
S12 02/19/2017 7U/8U Pinto ARC 2:15-3:15pm
S13 02/26/2017 5U/6U Instructional ARC 2:15-3:15pm
S14 03/12/2017 9U/10U Mustang Quarry 1:00-3:00pm
S15 03/26/2017 9U/10U Mustang Quarry 1:00-3:00pm

 

Click Here to Sign-Up

 

 

If you already registered and need to cancel your registration, please reply back to your confirmation email or contact us here, notifying us of your wish to cancel.

 

 

 

Dates will be posted soon on our January 2017 registration dates for the spring baseball season.  Stay Tuned!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this years WAA Raffle. 

The Raffle Drawing was held on June 7th, 2016 and the following winners were picked. 

Congratulations to all of you!
 

 

Prize Winner
$1000 Susan Liddi
$500 Richelle Sanchez
$500 Doyle
$500 Mooney
$250 Frank Hughes
$250 Rapinchuk
$250 12U Bulldogs Black
$250 Kelly McCaig
$250 Bill Hammer
$250 Jeff Leitz
$250 Amy & Brian Pierce
$250 Diana Armstrong
$250 13U Bulldogs Red
$250 Pendergast


Checks will be mailed to the winners in the next couple of
weeks to the address listed on the ticket stub.  Congrats!

Link Your Team's Schedule to your Google Calendar, iPhone Calendar, iCal Calendar or any other iCal format Compatible Calendar

 

Google Calendar iPhone Calendar iCal Calendar

 

 

As your team's schedule changes on our website, your calendar program will re-sync and keep everything updated on your Personal Calendar (please note it may take 24 hours for the sync to occur depending on your calendar program --- Google Calendar generally syncs every 12-24 hours on externally linked calendars).


To link to your team's schedule, simply login to our website and on your My Home Page under your My Players Section select the Link/Export Team Schedules link. Never logged in to our website, if so then click here for more info on what you are missing as well as new user login information.

Think you know all the Baseball Rules?  

Check Out these Questions to test your knowledge of the game!

We bet you won't get them all right!

 

Click Here for the Questions

 


Lost Something?

Found Something?

Visit Our Message Board to Find Lost Items
or Post About Items You Found!

To enjoy the most significant benefits of our website you need to login!  Everyone who is registered this season (Parents, Managers, Coaches, etc.), has access to the "login protected" side of the website.  To access, a family had to provide an email address on their registration form.  If an email was supplied, you can go to our Login page and click on the link Retrieve User Name & Password.  If an email wasn't provided to us, you can still follow the links on the login page for help in getting your email added to our system.  You do not need to login to view team schedules, stats or basic roster information.

Depending on your pre-determined security access level (Parent, Manager, Commissioner, etc.), you will have varying levels of access to protected areas of the website.  After logging in, one can expect to see more detailed and customized information for their players and assigned teams.  For instance, you will be able to view more detailed roster information for your team, view and request changes to your family information and if you have more than one player registered with us, you will be able to view Combined Schedules for multiple players!  Managers, can view detailed roster information, request open timeslots and request changes to roster information.

2016 Baseball Season Bat Guidelines:  

  • Colt & Palomino  (ages 15-18)
    • Colt & Palomino players can only use BBCOR certified bats [-3] or less.  No BESR bats will be allowed.  
       
  • Pony (ages 13-14)
    • Pony players can use any bat with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less, but if they use a [-3], then the bat must have the BBCOR certification.  No [-3] BESR bats will be allowed. 
  • Bronco (ages 11-12)
    • Bronco players can use any bat with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less, but if they use a [-3], then the bat must have the BBCOR certification.  No [-3] BESR bats will be allowed. 
       
  • Mustang (ages 9-10)
    • Mustang players can use any bat with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less. 
       
  • Pinto & Instructional
    • Barrel size of bats must not be greater than 2 1/4".  No Big Barrel Bats Allowed.

 


 

Bat FAQ

  • What is the barrel size of a typical Little League Bat?
    • The standard barrel size is 2 1/4".  
       
  • What is a Big Barrel Bat?
    • A big barrel bat, sometimes also referred to as a Senior League Bat, is generally any bat with a barrell size greater than 2 1/4".   Big Barrell Bats typically have a barrell diameter of 2 5/8" or 2 3/4".
       
  • Which is the newer standard BBCOR or BESR?
    • BBCOR is the newer standard and has been adopted by all High School Baseball Programs

 

 

For a complete list of our Sponsors, please visit our Sponsor Listings Page

Are you receiving all the emails sent by the league or are they winding up in your Spam/Junk Mail Folders?  If they are an easy way to avoid that is to add our email address to your address book.  All emails generated by the league will come from:

So please add this email address to your address book or contact list today!

 

The Woodridge Athletic Association is Currently Seeking Additional Board Members and Volunteers To Help Prepare for the Upcoming Season.
 

Wondering how you can make a difference?

Do you have new and exciting ideas to share?

If so, then join the WAA Board!


With more than 600 players, 10 different leagues, in-house, tournament and travel options our organization is constantly growing!

To keep our Association progressing and running strong, WE NEED YOUR HELP NOW!


What does it involve?

Meetings
Meetings are held twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month at the Woodridge Park District Community Center.  They are scheduled for the evenings, and usually last about an hour.

Leadership 
Board members are assigned with various responsibilities, and are matched with their area of interest or skill.

A Love of the Game & Our Kids
Come and share your ideas and experiences to help keep Woodridge on the cutting edge of youth baseball!  No Experience Necessary to Volunteer, just a desire to better our program and enrich our kids.



For More Information On How You Can Volunteer, You can either:

 


The Woodridge Athletic Association is a 100% Volunteer Run Non-Profit Organization.

Have a question?  Checkout our FAQ's Page!

Here is sample of some of the questions answered:

  • What Does the WAA Supply?
  • When is Registration?  When are Teams Picked?  When do Practices and Games Start?
  • How Many Games are Played during the Spring Season?
  • What Days of the Week are Games & Practices Played On?  What Time?  Where?
  • Playing Up / Playing Down... What is the WAA Policy for this?
  • What are Division-1 and Tournament Teams?
  • Can my child be placed on a team with one of his friends?
  • Do I have to participate in the fundraiser?
  • If my child is unhappy with the team he/she has been placed on, can they switch teams?
  • What is the GDPBA?
  • Who do I contact if I have a problem that needs to be resolved by the league?
  • How is Pony Baseball different from Little League Baseball?
  • Travel Baseball... Does Woodridge have Full-Time Travel Teams?


Click Here for All the Answers!

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Today's Team Events - 12/6/2016

Today's Schedule - Tuesday 12/6/2016

Division Date Day Time Visitor Home Field Type Status Ump1 Ump2
Travel
12/6/2016Tuesday5:45PtrBulldogs 13U BlackMFC PracticeTBP  
Travel
12/6/2016Tuesday5:45PtrBulldogs 12U RedStregnth & ConditioningMFCPracticeTBP  
Travel
12/6/2016Tuesday7:00PtrBulldogs 08UPaint Night Fundraiser 7:00pmEmmett's, 5200 Main St, Downers GroveEventTBP  
Legend:   TBP=To Be Played   in=Instructional   pi=Pinto   mu=Mustang   br=Bronco   po=Pony   co=Colt   pa=Palomino   to=Tournament   tr=Travel   fa=Fall   View Entire Team Schedules

Tomorrow's Team Events - 12/7/2016

Tomorrow's Schedule - Wednesday 12/7/2016

Division Date Day Time Visitor Home Field Type Status Ump1 Ump2
Travel
12/7/2016Wednesday6:00PtrBulldogs 13U Red MFC Sports DarienEventTBP  
Legend:   TBP=To Be Played   in=Instructional   pi=Pinto   mu=Mustang   br=Bronco   po=Pony   co=Colt   pa=Palomino   to=Tournament   tr=Travel   fa=Fall   View Entire Team Schedules

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