Key Dates - Fall 2017

Updated Sunday July 30, 2017 by Stephen Marrero.

Manatee Cal Ripken & Babe Ruth Baseball at Heritage Harbour

Key Dates for the 2017 Fall Season*


July 6th & 20th, August 10th – Babe Ruth (ages 13-14) voluntary workouts at 6:30 on Field 4.


August 11th -13th – Walk-up Registration at Heritage Harbour Concession Stand


  • Friday, August 11thth - 6-8PM
  • Saturday, August 12th -   10AM-2PM
  • Sunday, August 13th - 1-3PM


August 12th & 13thField Maintenance Days starting at 8:00am.   All volunteers welcome!


August 14th- Late registration starts online ( until teams are filled or as indicated by league.  Late fee may apply.


August 19th Tryouts (evaluations) for Rookies, Minors, Majors, & Babe Ruth Divisions.  Parents meetings for ALL age levels.  Arrive 15 minutes early of evaluation time for parents meeting. 


  • 10:15-10:30 – Parents meeting for T-ball, Coach Pitch, Minors, and Babe Ruth
  • 10:30-12:00 – Minors evaluations – Field 2, Babe Ruth evaluations – field 4
  • 12:15-12:30 – Parents meeting for Rookies, & Majors
  • 12:30-2:00 -  Rookies, Majors evaluations (Rookies on fields 1 & 2, Majors on field 3)


August 20th – Coaches Meeting & Clinic – Heritage Harbour Fields – Time TBD -  ALL coaches to attend.


Week of August 21st – Teams formed and families notified


August 26th – Practices start – Times TBD based on team


Weekend of September 9th & 10th – Field Clean-up/ Opening Day Prep Days (times TBD)


Week of September 11th – Game week!


September 16th – Opening Day!


September 30th or October 7th – Hold for Picture Day!


October 1st – 31st – Wear pink to support breast cancer awareness month (socks, shoelaces, wristbands)


Week of November 13th – Playoffs begin for Rookies, Minors, Majors, & Babe Ruth


November 18thth – Championship Saturday! (Regular season finale for T-ball/Coach Pitch; Championships for Rookies, Minors, Majors & Babe Ruth; All Star Games for Rookies, Minors, Majors, & Babe Ruth)


*days and times of events are subject to change. Changes impacting teams and league events will be communicated accordingly. Other events may be added during the season & will be  communicated accordingly.

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