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Travel baseball is a select team of baseball players who practice and travel together, playing in weekend baseball tournaments. UABA has established guidelines that will allow UABA affiliated travel baseball teams to form with access to our fields, insurance and the security of our coaches with our background checks.

The program’s goal is to work in collaboration with Upper Allen Baseball Association leagues and schedules. UABA travel baseball will not conflict with UABA rec baseball or UABA all-stars.

Who can try out?  Any participant in the UABA or MLLA programs.

What age groups are available?  The following levels will be offered for the 2016-2017 travel baseball season.  Travel baseball will follow the age requirements for the UABA 2017 rec season:

  • 12U – For any player who turns 13 on May 1, 2017 or after

  • 11U – For any player who turns 12 on May 1, 2017 or after

  • 10U – For any player who turns 11 on May 1, 2017 or after

  • 9U – For any player who turns 10 on May 1, 2017 or after

  • 8U – For any player who turns 9 on May 1, 2017 or after

What will travel baseball cost?  The target goal is to keep the cost at $400 per player or less.  With sponsors and fundraisers that projected cost could be reduced significantly.

Teams selected would be in place from Aug. 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017. 

Teams will be required to operate under the UABA Code of Conduct. Travel teams will NOT be financially supported by UABA. The cost of uniforms, tournaments entry fees, equipment and travel expenses are the responsibility of the members of each travel team. Management of those expenses is the sole responsibility of the individual travel team. 

Selection to any UABA affiliated travel team does not guarantee a spot on a UABA all-star team. Travel players who play for UABA in the spring time will be evaluated and drafted under UABA guidelines.

UABA encourages players playing falls sports such as football and soccer to still consider trying out for UABA travel. While travel teams may practice and play in the fall, the majority of the practice and tournaments would be next spring and summer. Periodic indoor winter workouts may also be held.  

It is important for parents to understand that if your child is selected to a UABA travel team there is an expectation of commitment which will be defined by the manager at each level.

If your child is interested in trying out for a UABA travel team email Kirby Clark at kirby_clark@hotmail.com

Sincerely,

Kirby Clark

Upper Allen Baseball Association Travel Coordinator