Kitchener-Waterloo House League Baseball

8U - Minor rookie

Players born in 2011 or 2012 are eligible to register and play in this division.To enable player development, this division uses a pitching machine that throws straight pitches across the plate and batters have five attempts to hit the ball.

Each player is provided with a team shirt, ball cap and ball pants.  Players are required to provide their own glove, jock and batting helmet (with strap).

To support the communication and coordination of team schedules, each team will be provided with the TeamSnap mobile app.

Opening Day

Opening Day will be held on May 4, 2019 at Lion's Arena. Players will pick up their uniforms, meet their teammates and coaches and take team photos.  Other 2019 Important Dates can be found here.


Season length:  May 6 - July 13, 2019

Game nights: Mondays, Wednesdays at 6:15pm

Game locations: Fields located in Kitchener and Waterloo.

Mid-season tournament:  June 7-9, 2019

Championship day:  July 13, 2019 (for the final 4 teams)



Early Bird Fee:  $220 (increases to $245 on March 1, 2019)

Training and Practices:

Two instructional sessions at Blue Chip in Kitchener will also take place on a Monday or Wednesday evening.

Optional practice times are determined by coaches and are typically held on Saturdays.


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