Important Dates - Fall 2018

Updated Friday August 17, 2018 by Stephen Marrero.

Thank you for registering for Fall Baseball 2018 at Manatee Cal Ripken & Babe Ruth Baseball at Heritage Harbour!  Below is a brief schedule of events for the fall season. Dates and times are subject to change and will be communicated accordingly. 


July 16th - Registration opens online and via mail in (printable form available in the Document Center).

July 18th – Board of Directors meeting, 6:00 HH Park Pavilion

July 19th – Babe Ruth voluntary workout for players 13 years or older, 6:00, field 4

August 2nd – Babe Ruth voluntary workout for players 13 years or older, 6:00, field 4

August 17th-19th - Walk-up registration at Heritage Harbour Concession Stand  (700 River Heritage Blvd, Bradenton, 34212)

  • Friday, August 17th - 6-8PM
  • Saturday, August 18th - 10AM-2PM
  • Sunday, August 19th - 1-3PM 

August 18th - Field maintenance day starting at 8:00AM.  Volunteers needed!

August 25th - 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 25th (UPDATED) – Coaches’ meeting, clinic and player selection for older divisions at 5:00 at Square Up Academy in Bradenton– ALL board members, managers and interested assistant coaches to attend.

August 26th -Late registration starts online ( until teams are filled or as indicated by league.  Late fee may apply. 

Week of August 27th – Families notified of team assignment, practices may start for some teams.

September 1st – Official practice start date– Times vary based on team

September 3rd – Labor Day

Weekend of September 8th-9th – Field clean-up in preparation for Opening Day!  Volunteers needed!

September 15th – Opening Day!

October 6th or 13th– Hold for Picture Day!

November 12th – Playoffs begin for Rookies, Minors, Majors, & Babe Ruth 

November 17th – 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) (In the event of a rainout, championship games will be played on November 18th.)



If you chose to "play up" into the Rookies division or higher, please note you MUST attend tryouts to be evaluated. You must provide a written request to the league.  "Play up" requests are not valid until approved by the league president, commissioners, and coaches.

Dates and events are subject to change or new events added.  For information and updates check our website at or like us on Facebook at

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We're looking forward to a great season!

Manatee Cal Ripken & Babe Ruth Baseball at Heritage Harbour

updated 8.17.18