1. When does the season start?
The season usually runs May and June, depending on the weather, the season may start earlier in April. Once the teams are formed, your coach will contact you with a start date.
2. When does the season end?
A ball - Season ends the end of June
AA ball- Season ends mid July
AAA ball- Season ends end of July to early August
3. What if I only want my child playing A level ball?
You may specify on your child's registration form that you are only wanting your child to play A level ball. You may also contact our Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Does White Butte Minor Ball (WBMB) offer Player Development sessions for their players prior to the season starting?
Yes. Player Development Sessions will commence the middle of January. Sessions are held at the Emerald Ridge gym, they are usually an hour in length. Cost is typically approx. $10 per session. An email will be sent to all REGISTERED WBMB players notifying of session dates and when/how to register, please watch your email as well as the WBMB website for more information.
5. When will evaluations take place?
Evaluations will take place approximately the middle to end of March, please watch your email as well as the WBMB website for more information.
6. What if my child wants to play on the same team as a friend?
You are able to request this on the registration form for Rally Cap divisions only.
7. What equipment does my child need to play ball?
A ball glove that is suitable size for your child, batting helmet, ball pants, athletic protective cup and either baseball cleats or good runners. Optional equipment is bat and batting gloves. Teams will be supplied with jerseys. Broncos hats are purchased through our association.
8. Are there any more costs other than the registration fee?
Typically yes. Teams usually have team pictures done, tournament entry fees, a windup (teams usually decide this amount at a team/parent meeting at the beginning of the season). White Butte Minor Ball also has league clothing for sale, watch this website for more information on purchasing WBMB clothing.
9. My child is born in a year that the Baseball registration form indicates they can register for Senior Rally Cap or Mosquito. How do I know which to choose?
If your child is able to catch, throw, hit a pitched ball and understands the game of baseball they may be ready to enjoy Mosquito level. Senior Rally Cap is more of a developmental stage where pitching machines are used and no umpires are provided for games. Mosquito level is the "real" baseball game with pitchers and umpires.
10. How far do the teams travel for league games?
This changes from year to year but A teams are typically within 30 minutes of Regina, AA teams are typically within 50-80 minutes with the larger distance being applicable to the older ages, AAA may play against teams from Estevan, Swift Current, and Yorkton.
11. Where are games played?
Home games are played in either Pilot Butte, White City, or Balgonie. Away games are in Regina and surrounding areas.
12. What days do they play?
There is no set days for your child to be on the diamond for the Mosquito to Midget Divisions (Coaches attend a scheduling meeting prior to season to set game schedule). Junior and Senior Rally Cap will play on Monday and Wednesday evenings (the specific times are yet to be determined).
13. How often do they play?
Usually 2 - 5 times per week but this is dependent on level of play and weather.
14. How can I obtain a tax receipt?
Tax receipts are issued by email after the registration form and payment process has been completed on-line. Please remember to save and/or print off your tax receipt.
15. What if I have a question that is not answered here?
Please email and one of our board members would be happy to answer any other questions you may have: email@example.com