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2017 16's & 17-19 Year Olds Registration Info


16 Year Olds

To be eligible for 16 yr old VFW/MYAS program, Player must be 16 years old and or a sophomore in school. Player must have residency in the 621 school district or open enroll in the 621 school district. A player must participate in the tryout process. Once tryouts are complete teams will be formed and the player will be notified of the team placed on.

Please read and acknowledge this document before registering for the 16 year old VFW/MYAS baseball program.


17/18/19 Year Old Program

To be eligible for the 17/18/19 year old  (MYAS) program, SAYB will accept any Juniors and Seniors regardless of age and will accept any 19 yr olds who have not turned 20 by 5/1/2017.  Player must have residency in the 621 school district or attend or graduate from either Mounds View High School or Irondale High School. A player must participate in the tryout process. Once tryouts are complete teams will be formed and the player will be notified of the team placed on.

Please read and acknowledge this document before registering for the this baseball program. Please note paragraph on Team Formation and Playing time.


Questions: send email to:  manderson7927@comcast.net

Rules for Composite Bats (16 to 19 year olds)

The National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) has approved new standards for composite bats.

Rule 1-3-2: Effective January 1, 2012 the bat which may be a wood or non-wood product shall be a smooth implement, from the top of the cap to the top of the knob. All non-wood bats shall meet the Batted Ball Coefficient or Restitution (BBCOR) performance standard, and such bats shall be labeled with a silk screen or other permanent certification mark.

Baseball bats stamped with the BBCOR or USSSA stamps are approved for use.  Any bats that do not have either of these stamps are most likely not approved, and will not be allowed during games. 

MYAS/Gopher State/MN USSSA will continue its policy for 15-19 year olds in following the bat standards adopted by the NFHS. Therefore, if a bat is legal under the NFHS rules, it is legal in all MYAS/Gopher State/MN USSSA programs. If not legal for NFHS play, it is not legal for MYAS/ Gopher State/MN USSSA play.  Below is a link to the MYAS baseball bat standards: 

 http://myas.org/gm/program.asp?PageID=319&SportID=3&ProgramID=71