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Welcome to the new home of the Vernon Hills Sports Club and Vernon Hills Community Baseball and Softball (VHCBS) Organizations.  Our organizations are committed to providing quality youth sports programs in Vernon Hills.  Our programs include Basketball, Poms, Football, Lacrosse, Community Softball, and Community and Travel Baseball.  We are in the process of updating our website with both content and branding for each organization which we expect to complete over the next few months.  

Please continue to visit the site to see the exciting new changes and for more up to date information. 

2018 Community Baseball & Softball Registration Now Open

Parents registration for the 2018 Community Baseball & Softball seasons are now open.  To register please click on the Register Online Button underneath the Home Menu that is located above.    Here are some details about these programs.

Program Details

Program

Price

Age

Birthdate Range

Primary Game Days(1)

# Of Games

Opponents

T-Ball (Baseball)

$130

4&5

09/01/12-08/31/14

Tu, Sa

10-12

Vernon Hills

Single A (Baseball)

$180

6

09/01/11-08/31/12

Th, Sa

14-16

Vernon Hills

Double A (Baseball)

$190

7&8

09/01/09-08/31/11

Tu, Sa

14-16

Vernon Hills

Triple A (Baseball)

$190

9&10

09/01/07-08/31/09

W, Sa

14-16

Vernon Hills(2)

Minors (Baseball)

$215

11&12

09/01/05-08/31/07

Tu, Th, Sa,Su

14-16

Neighboring Communities

Majors (Baseball)

$215

13&14

09/01/02-08/31/04

Tu, Th, Sa, Su

14-16

Neighboring Communities

Freshman (Softball)

$180

6-8

09/01/09-08/31/12

Tu, Sa

14-16

Vernon Hills

Sophomore (Softball)

$190

9&10

09/01/07-08/31/09

W,F,Sa

14-16

Vernon Hills

Junior (Softball)

$215

11&12

09/01/05-08/31/07

Th,Sa,Su

14-16

Neighboring Communities

Senior (Softball)

$215

13-17

09/01/00-08/31/05

Th,F,Sa,Su

14-16

Neighboring Communities

(1) – Rainout dates will be scheduled in advance on some Sunday’s in May and June.

(2) – There is a possibility at this level we may play a couple of games against a neighboring community.

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT WAITLISTING  FOR THE FOLLOWING AGE GROUPS:

Triple A Baseball, Minor Baseball, Majors Baseball, Junior Softball, Senior Softball

  • Each of these age groups have been set-up to start a waitlist after a certain amount of registrations have taken place (Please see individual registration for details). 
  • We have done this based on registration levels over the previous 3 seasons and the fact that we have run into an issue where we don’t have enough kids sign up to form another team at a particular level.  This has led us to either place too many kids on a team or we had to turn away kids after they have already registered.  Both of which we feel are not in the best interests of our program.   That said once we get enough players on the waitlist to form another team at that particular level we will certainly do so as we want as many kids playing in our program as possible.  
  • Here is an example to illustrate what we are talking about:
    • Senior Softball will start a waitlist after 13 kids (Note: Each age group listed above will have their own waitlist number specified).  If we have 11-13 girls on the waitlist we will form a 2nd team.  Once we have 26 girls registered we will move them from the waitlist to being officially registered and then start the waitlist at 27 girls. 

 

Player Evaluations

Player Skills Evaluations will take place on Sunday March 11th, 2018 at the Vernon Hills High School Fieldhouse. These skill evaluations are not mandatory but highly recommended so that we can form as evenly balanced teams as possible. (To get to the fieldhouse please enter through the main gym doors which are located at the South end of the building.  Walk past the swimming pool on your right and make a right turn at the first hallway.  We will have a table set-up to greeet you)  The schedule is as follows:

 

Level

Time

Double A (Baseball)

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Triple A (Baseball)

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Minors (Baseball)

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Majors (Baseball)

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Sophomore (Softball)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Junior (Softball)

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Senior (Softball)

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

*T-Ball, Single A, and Freshman Softball will not participate in Player Evaluations.  These levels will have teams formed based on friend requests where possible and primary school the child attends.

 

1.Teams will be formed in mid to late March. 

2.Outdoor practices will begin week of April 2nd weather permitting. (Note: Minors and Majors baseball will have some indoor practices in March / April as game play will start in April.)

3.Picture Day for the VHCBS program will take place on Sunday April 22nd at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex (300 Nike Parkway Vernon Hills, IL.)

4.Opening Day will be Saturday May 12th with the following exceptions:

a.Minors & Majors will start games in mid April.  We will try and schedule a home game on Saturday May 12th for our Minors and Majors teams.

b.Senior Softball season will begin at end of May. This is due to the fact that some girls may be playing on a high school team and IHSA rules prohibit them from playing on another team while their season is in progress.

5.Season will end by July 4th with following exception:

a.Senior Softball will end in late July.


by posted 01/09/2018
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