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Updated Friday March 16, 2018 by Novato Babe Ruth.

2018 Spring Ball Information

The Babe Ruth Baseball League is for players who are 13-15 years of age, and who reside within Marin County. According to National Babe Ruth rules, any player born prior to May 1, 2005, and on or after May 1, 2002, will be eligible for Babe Ruth League competition. Players on their High School Baseball team (Frosh, JV, or Varsity) may join their team when their High School Baseball season ends. Freshmen players will not miss any Regular Season Babe Ruth games. See our FAQ page for more information.

Registration Dates: January 10, 2018 – March 7, 2018 (or until we reach team capacity)

Pre-season Practices, Scrimmages & Games Begin:  The week of March 12, 2018, weather-permitting 

Regular Season Dates of Play: May 12, 2018 – June 23, 2018

Registration Fee: $335.00

*IMPORTANT*: Players who played for NBR in Spring or Fall 2017 are not required to provide a birth certificate for Spring 2017 registration. For all other players who are new to NBR, a copy of the payer's birth certificate can be uploaded when prompted during the registration process, or a hard copy can be mailed to NBR, P.O. Box 2854, Novato, CA 94948-2854. A copy of the player's birth certificate must be received before tryouts on Saturday, March 11th.

Spring Ball General Information

Registration for Spring Ball usually opens the first business day in January. Exact registration dates for the Spring Ball season will be posted on our website and our Facebook page, and will be communicated via email.

Fall Ball General Information

Registration for Fall Ball usually opens in early August. Exact registration dates for the Fall Ball season will be posted on our website and our Facebook page, and will be communicated via email.

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Every player who is NEW to Novato Babe Ruth must provide a birth certificate as proof of age. If you're not able to upload a copy during the registration process, a hard copy should be sent to NBR, P.O. Box 2854, Novato, CA 94948-2854. If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact our Registrar, Leslee Loeber, at NBRLeslee@gmail.com.

Fall Ball 2018

Registration closes in 5 days

Novato Babe Ruth League Fall Ball Season registration begins Friday, August 10th and closes Friday, September 7th at midnight. Any player born prior to May 1, 2006 and on or after May 1, 2003 will be eligible for Babe Ruth 13-15 Fall Ball. The league offers a great opportunity for young baseball players to transition from Little League to Babe Ruth baseball.

Players can register online at novatobaberuth.org beginning August 10th or mail in a registration form to: Novato Babe Ruth, P.O. Box 2854, Novato, CA 94948-2854. Printable registration forms can be found on our website under the registration tab (online registration is highly preferred). Registration will close the 7th of September or until we reach capacity.

Novato Babe Ruth is open to all Marin County residents. All players are required to attend tryouts, whether you're a new or returning player. Submission of birth certificates are ONLY required for NEW players. Returning players from prior Spring or Fall sessions DO NOT need to resubmit a copy.

Tryouts will be held Sunday, 9/9/18 and teams will be drafted Monday, 9/10/18. Fall Ball tryouts will be held at Sinaloa Baseball Field with the following staggered times:
Players with last names A-K: Check-in at 12:30 pm, tryouts 1:00–2:30 pm
Players with last names L-Z: Check-in at 2:30 pm, tryouts 3:00-4:30 pm

Please contact Gary Novak at gl_novak@pacbell.com or call 415-895-5062 with any questions.