Holt Junior Rams Baseball

Program Overview

Program Summary

Holt Junior Rams Baseball works closely with Delhi Township Parks and Recreations to provide opportunities for players of all skill levels to play baseball and to assist in building a strong foundation for Holt Junior Rams Baseball. Evaluations will occur in February and final teams will be formed by March 1. Players will be assigned to teams based on skill level and age.

This season, Holt Junior Rams Baseball will field up to 3 - U14 teams, 1 - U13 team, 3 - U12 teams, 1 - U11 team, 3 - U10 teams, 1 - U9 team and 1 - U8 team. Each age bracket will play a minimum of 12 Pony League games and the Mid Michigan Pony League End of Season Tournament. All teams are encouraged to play in additional tournaments (cost not included in program fees).

Registration & Cost

Registration is fast and simple using our online form at this site. Registration is required prior to player evaluations.

The cost of participating in the program for 2020 is $225 for all teams except U8, which is $150, to play on a basic Pony League team. These teams play 12 PONY league games, and an optional end of season tournament. At the coach and parents' discretion, additional tournaments may be added (and are highly encouraged). The cost of these additional tournaments is the responsibility of the parents.

The registration fees can be mailed in or you can pay on-line with a credit or debit card (for a small processing fee).

Divisions

Age divisions are 7-8 year olds, 9-10-year-olds, 11-12-year-olds, and 13-14-year-olds. The age is determined by the player's age as of April 30th of the current season year. The age for U10 and below play is determined by the player's age as of August 31st of the current season year. This age is set by the PONY sanctioning organization.

Coaches Selection

Volunteer coaches are selected per review of candidates by the Holt Jr Rams Baseball Board of Directors. Anyone interested in coaching should note such on the Player Registration form. Coaches are expected to sign a "Coach's Creed" that outlines expectations of the organization. Perspective coaches need to attend Holt Jr Rams Baseball coaching fundamentals and team development training. A background check is required for all coaches and assistant coaches for the safety of our children.

League Play

Holt Junior Rams Baseball teams play a 12 game Mid-Michigan Pony League season, with approximately six (6) games in Holt and six (6) games in neighboring Mid-Michigan communities. Games usually have a 6:30 p.m. start time with a 2 hour time limit. Most games are scheduled on Monday-Thursday evenings, but if there are field limitations some Friday games may result.

Uniforms & Equipment

Players are provided a uniform that includes a uniform shirt, pants, and hat. Holt Junior Rams Baseball will provide baseballs, bats, helmets, and catcher's equipment for use during the season (however players are encouraged to purchase and wear their own helmets for proper fit and personal hygiene purposes.)