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

The Raffle Drawing was held on August 4th, 2020 and the following winners were picked. 

Congratulations to all of you!
 

 

Prize Winner
$1000 Tena Smith
$500 Kyle Cutlip
$500 Sparke Family
$500 Juan Arce
$250 Nina Schoenfeld
$250 Mostowfi Family
$250 Maryanne Adams
$250 15U Bulldogs
$250 Blaylock Family
$250 Mike Adams
$250 Mary Holt
$250 Lisa Schwarz
$250 15U Bulldogs
$250 Nate Anderson


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

Woodridge Travel Baseball

Woodridge Bulldogs
8U TT, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 16U & 17U
Full-Time Travel Teams & 8U Tournament Team
2021 TRYOUTS
For the Spring/Summer 2021 Season

 

Please complete the below form and bring it with you to your first tryout session 
Tryout Registration Form

 

8U TT Bulldogs 2021

  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (Meadowview School Park) 
  • Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (Meadowview School Park)

Bryan Dvoracek

9U Bulldogs 2021

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (Meadowview School Park)
  • Friday, July 24, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. (Sipley School Park)
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. (Sipley School Park)
  • Friday, July 31, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (Meadowview School Park)

2 Teams
9U Black: 
Jason McGriff-Culver
9U Red: Kelly Cunningham

10U Bulldogs 2021

  • Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (Sipley School Park)
  • Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. (Orchard 2 Field) ***Sunday's 10U Tryout Cancelled ***
  • Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. (Orchard 2 Field)

Additional Private Tryouts by appointment only, contact 2021 10U Manager Mark Machacek at below link

Mark Machacek

11U Bulldogs 2021

  •  Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (Orchard 2 Field)

Additional Private Tryouts by appointment only, contact 2021 11U Red Manager Tom Lyp at below link

2 Teams
11U Black: Jerry Bauer
11U Red: Tom Lyp

12U Bulldogs 2021

  • ***Because of Covid 19 and the loss of a majority of the 2020 season, there will only be private tryouts at this age level. Please contact Josh Potter or Brian Jarvis to set up your private tryout***

2 Teams

Cooperstown Dreams Park Team
12U Black: Josh Potter 

Cooperstown All Star Village Team
12U Red: Brian Jarvis

13U Bulldogs 2021

  • Friday, July 24, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. (Orchard 3 Field)
  • Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (Orchard 3 Field)
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. (Orchard 3 Field)

**** Still Seeking to Fill a Few More Spots, if Interested, Please Contact the 13U Black Manager to Schedule a Private Tryout ****

2 Teams
13U Black: Dave Rapinchuk
13U Red: Frank Denigris

14U Bulldogs 2021

  • Unfortunately we will not be fielding a 14U Bulldogs Team in 2021

 

15U Bulldogs 2021

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 7:45 p.m. (Janes 1 SW Field)

  • Monday, July 27, 2020 at 7:45 p.m. (Janes 1 SW Field)

Stephen Santos
(C) 630-697-4699

 

16U Bulldogs 2021

  • Monday, July 20, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. (Janes 1 SW Field)
  • Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. (Janes 1 SW Field) ***Cancelled - No tryout this date***
  • Monday, July 27, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. (Janes 1 SW Field) ***Cancelled - No Tryout this date***

***Still seeking one more pitcher, if interested please contact the 16U manager to schedule a private tryout***

Rich Sperando

17U Bulldogs 2021

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. (Janes 1 SW Field)
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:45 p.m. (Janes 1 SW Field)

Anthony Bryant

 

Times/Dates Subject to Change, so please check our website regularly.

** Tryout for the Team that matches your age on or before 4/30/2021 **

Players Are Strongly Encouraged To Attend Multiple Tryout Sessions
Can't Make a Tryout?  Please contact the Manager directly for possible alternative options

Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to Check-In & Warm-Up

The 12U Black Team Competes Each Year In Cooperstown, NY!  
www.CooperstownDreamsPark.com

Directions to Fields: Orchard Fields, 63rd St. Field, Sipley FieldJanes 1 SW Field & Janes 2 NE Field

Visit Our Website For Additional Information: www.WoodridgeTravelBaseball.org 

Questions?  Checkout our FAQ's

Rain-Outs:  If a Tryout Session gets Rained-Out, Please Check
the website later that day for any possible reschedules

Tryout Registration: 
Please complete the below form and bring it with you to your first tryout session 
Tryout Registration Form

 

May 21, 2020
 

The WAA Board recently met again virtually to discuss the Governor's recent announcement on when recreational activities could possibly resume as we have been doing over the past two months. In the Governor's Restore IL Plan, organized baseball activities could potentially start at the earliest on June 26 in Phase 4. In addition, Phase 4 of the IL Restore Plan limits attendance at events to a maximum of 50 people, which makes scheduling a shortened season nearly impossible because of required transition time between games and limiting the number of games at complexes. Furthermore, as many of you have written us, there is much uncertainty and little guidance available at this time on how recreational leagues can effectively adhere to the required social distancing. We have taken all these factors into consideration as we have made our decisions.

As such, based on the above reasons, the WAA Board, with heavy hearts, has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 In-House Spring Season for the Instructional, Pinto, Mustang, Bronco, Pony, Colt and Palomino levels. 

As mentioned in our previous correspondence, all families will receive a 100% refund minus the fundraiser. We will immediately begin to process the refunds and those checks will be mailed out over the next few weeks.

With regards to raffle tickets, we plan to hold the annual raffle on Tuesday, July 7 at the regularly scheduled WAA Board meeting. Additional information on when and where the raffle will take place will be provided when decided. We will have 3 locations that tickets can be dropped off at. Also, tickets can be mailed to the WAA at P.O. Box 8181, Woodridge, IL 60517 or given to any of the WAA Board Members.  The drop-off times will be between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. each Tuesday starting on Tuesday, May 26 though Tuesday, June 30.

  • 2561 Yellow Star Street
    Woodridge, IL 60517
     
  • 8229 Mourning Dove Court
    Woodridge, IL 60517
     
  • 8137 Cedar Drive
    Woodridge, IL 60517


We thank you for your understanding and support. We look forward to getting back on the fields and providing baseball for our community.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

 

Sincerely,

WAA Board of Directors


2020

 

 

Tournament Schedules & Results

 

 


 


July Classic
July 30th - Aug 2nd, 2020
 

10U

11U

13U

 

 


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Tournament Rules

 

Congratulations to the 14U Woodridge Warriors who went undefeated and won the Carol Stream Gold Medal Tournament over the weekend of July 20th, 2019!

 

14U Warriors

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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

 

 

We are no longer accepting any more late registrations for the following levels: Instructional, Pinto, Mustang, Bronco, Pony, Colt & Palomino.


Registration for the 2021 Spring/Summer Baseball Season will begin in January 2021.

 

2019 Baseball Season Bat Guidelines:  

  • Colt & Palomino  (ages 15-18)
    • Colt & Palomino players can only use BBCOR certified stamped bats [drop -3] or less.  
    • No BESR bats will be allowed.  
    • Wood bats with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less are allowed.
       
  • Pony (ages 13-14)
    • Players must use a bat with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less and it must be USA Baseball stamped or BBCOR stamped. 
    • There are no drop weight restrictions on USA Baseball stamped bats.
    • Bats with a barrel size of 2 3/4" will not be allowed.
    • Wood bats with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less are allowed.
       
  • Bronco (ages 11-12)
    • Players must use a bat with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less and it must be USA Baseball stamped or BBCOR stamped. 
    • There are no drop weight restrictions on USA Baseball stamped bats.
    • Bats with a barrel size of 2 3/4" will not be allowed.
    • Wood bats with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less are allowed.
       
  • Mustang (ages 9-10)
    • Mustang players can use any bat with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less. 
    • There are no drop weight restrictions.
    • Bats with a barrel size of 2 3/4" will not be allowed.
    • Wood bats with a barrel size of 2 5/8" or less are allowed.
       
  • Pinto & Instructional
    • Barrel size of bats must not be greater than 2 1/4".  No Big Barrel Bats Allowed.
    • There are no drop weight restrictions.
       
  • Travel & Tournament (Bulldogs & Warriors Teams) ​​​​​​​(ages 8-16)
    • Please contact your team's manager for current guidelines for your age group

 


 

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.  All BBCOR bats are drop -3.
       
  • Which is the newer stamp standard: USA Baseball or BPF 1.15?
    • The USA Baseball stamp is newer and implemented for the 2018 season.


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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.

 

 

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 450 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 once a month on the 1st Tuesday of the Month at the Woodridge Park District Community Center.  They are scheduled for the evenings, and usually last about an hour and a half.

Leadership 
Board members are assigned with various responsibilities, and are matched with their area of interest or skill.  No experience necessary!

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 501c(3) 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 - 8/8/2020

Today's Schedule - Saturday 8/8/2020

Division Date Day Time Visitor Home Field Type Status Ump1 Ump2
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday trBulldogs 12U BlackBattle in the Brook/TournamentBolingbrook Indian BoundaryEventTBP  
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday9:00AtrBulldogs 15UNIU Fall ClassicNIU StadiumGameTBP  
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday10:00ATBDtrBulldogs 11U Black63rd St.GameCancelled  
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday10:00ATBDtrBulldogs 11U BlackOrchard 3GameCancelled  
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday10:00ATBDtrBulldogs 09USipleyGameCancelled  
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday12:30P trBulldogs 12U Red63rd St.PracticeTBP  
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday12:30PTBDtrBulldogs 12U RedOrchard 3GameCancelled  
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday12:30PPracticetrBulldogs 11U RedSipleyPracticeTBP  
Travel
8/8/2020Saturday3:00PTBDtrBulldogs 12U RedOrchard 3GameCancelled  
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 - 8/9/2020

Tomorrow's Schedule - Sunday 8/9/2020

Division Date Day Time Visitor Home Field Type Status Ump1 Ump2
Travel
8/9/2020Sunday trBulldogs 12U BlackBattle in the Brook/TournamentBolingbrook Indian BoundaryEventTBP  
Travel
8/9/2020Sunday9:00AtrBulldogs 15UNIU Fall ClassicNIU StadiumGameTBP  
Travel
8/9/2020Sunday12:30PTBDtrBulldogs 12U Red63rd St.GameTBP  
Travel
8/9/2020Sunday12:30PGlen Ellyn Rebels RedtrBulldogs 12U RedOrchard 3GameTBP  
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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