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Advanced Fall Baseball League 2017

AFBL FALL LEAGUE COACHES ANNOUNCEMENT

Coaches,  If your team has been accepted and confirmed below, please fill out the 2017 AFBL Registration by August 7th.  If your team is in ( ), that means you are on the waiting list.  We are working on more fields to accommodate teams.

Teams MUST BE ACCEPTED TO THE LEAGUE to fill out registration.
Teams also MUST REGISTER by August 7th to receive team discounts.

*Please note with the amount of teams, there may be some Saturday games.

2017 AFBL SEASON - The Premier Fall Baseball League in Minnesota

DESCRIPTION:

The Advanced Fall Baseball League, Minnesota’s premier fall baseball league, consists of a five-week schedule (September 9th-October 8th).  All teams will play eight games including the season-ending World Series (if qualified).  The AFBL exists to provide ball players with the chance to extend their season while playing against some of the area’s best players and teams.

The AFBL will consist of highly competitive club teams such as the Minnesota Blizzard, Minnesota Mash, Pine Tar Fire Club, MN Catchfire, Complete Game, Great Lakes, and Starters, giving players and teams top tier competition and college exposure.

FORMAT and SCHEDULE

League Schedule: 8 games (four Saturday and/or Sunday double-headers)
AFBL World Series: October 7th & 8th (Top 4 Teams)
All teams will play 10 games in the fall season.  Teams need to qualify to play in the AFBL World Series.  For teams that don't qualify, they will play a DH on the final weekend (Oct. 7th/8th)

World Series Format
Top four teams play semi-final and final (including 3rd place game) for the AFBL World Series title.  This new format will add to the competitiveness of the league schedule, as teams vye for one of the top four spots.

The entire AFBL schedule, standings, team rosters, directions to the fields and news will all be at available here on www.scout-stop.com.

Cost

$1,300 / Team - 13 players/team - 11u-16u
$1,600 / Team - 13 players/team - varsity
*Discounts*

$75/team off for 5-9 teams entered
$100/team off for 10+ teams entered
In order to receive your team discounts, you must submit your teams by August 7th.  Please email abarta@minnesotabaseballacademy.com or jesse@minnesotabaseballacademy.com for your discount code.  Thank you !

  • 4-week schedule + playoff weekend (must qualify)
  • game balls provided
  • umpires provided
  • fields provided
  • League Admin
  • insurance NOT provided and required before you play in the league
  • teams must have minimum of 13 players
League Dates:
September: 9th/10th, 16th/17th, 23rd/24th
Sept. 30th/October 1st, Oct. 7th/8th
Age Divisions:
10u * 11u * 12u * 13u * 14u * 15u * 16u * Varsity
 
TEAM SIGN UPS
Deadline: August 1st, 2017
Minimum # of Players Required: 12
 

OTHER INFO
AFBL COACHES MEETING: 7pm - August 22nd, 2017 / Location @ Blizzard Baseball Academy. (3200 Labore Road, Suite 102 - Vadnais Heights, MN  55110)


Other important notes ...

The schedule will be released no later than one week before the season begins.

If you have special requests for weekends 'off', please let us know by August 1st.  Once the schedule is posted, we cannot change the game times, days or locations.

All teams must be registered, make payment, have their waiver and proof of insurance submitted before you are accepted into the league.

If you have a field available and would like to play closer to your home base, please contact us with the info below.

If you are not the main point person but can put us in touch with lead person, please let us know.

FIELD NAME:

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