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Travel Team U9-U14

All players participating on a travel team will have to provide a copy of their birth certificate to the league.

No player will be permitted to "play up" on a team - you must be the correct league age.

Spring travel team season will officially begin the first week of March and end approximately June 30th.

Winter Workouts - Mandatory team winter workouts will begin the first week of January and continue through the end of February.  They take place at our indoor facility at 40A Southlawn Court, Rockville.   Time slots for age groups are as follows: 

Saturdays
9U - 9:00-11:00am
10U - 11:00am-1:00pm
11U - 1:00-3:00pm
 
Sundays
12U - 11:00am-1pm
13U - 1:00-3:00pm
14U - 3:00-5:00pm
 

Cost for the Spring season will be $1000-$1200/player. This fee includes; coaching fees, league registration in either Montgomery County Baseball Association (MCBA) or Northern Virginia Travel Baseball League(NVTBL), admin fees and field permits for practices and games.

Tournament choices are TBD but typically Olney and Germantown are the most popular ones. All teams are expected to participate in a local tournament before the start of the regular season.

Summer season begins around July 1st and will end by no later than July 31st. Cost for the summer tournament season will depend upon the amount of tournaments played and coaching hours used by the team. All players will pay an equal share of the summer cost. 

Fall season begins approximately September 1st and runs through the end of October/early November. The player fee for the fall will be $800-$900/player. Teams will play in either MCBA or NVTBL.

Travel Programs - 9 year olds

1. Tryouts will be held in June for Fall teams.  They will play a fall season, spring season and summer season and additional fall season and participate in winter workouts

2. A professional coach will be hired to handle this team for all seasons with support from the BCC Parent Manager.

3. Focus will be on maximum effort and performance under the pressure of tournament baseball. Recognizing that skill development is and will continue to be important, in the spring this age group will also focus on strategies for winning ball games such as primary position play, formal pitching rotations, etc. For the spring season, equal playing time is not necessarily assured, but each player who makes a serious commitment will receive substantial playing time. The roster should not exceed 13 players unless playing time for all players is assured.

4. Schedule: Goal will be to play 25-30 games each season with tournament play in the summer. Practices are normally held twice per week.

Travel Programs - 10, 11, 12 year olds

1. Tryouts will be held in October for winter workouts and spring and summer and fall teams.

2. A professional coach will be hired to handle this team for all seasons with support from the BCC Parent Manager.

3. Focus will be on maximum effort and performance under the pressure of tournament baseball. Recognizing that skill development is and will continue to be important, in the spring this age group will also focus on strategies for winning ballgames such as primary position play, formal pitching rotations, etc. As always, pitching will be emphasized. For the spring season, equal playing time is not necessarily assured, but each player who makes a serious commitment will receive substantial playing time. The roster should not exceed 13 players unless playing time for all players is assured.

4. Schedule: Goal will be to play 25-30 games each season with tournament play in the summer. Practices are normally held twice per week.

Travel Programs - 13 year olds

1. Tryouts will be held in late October for winter workouts and spring, summer, fall team. 

2. A professional coach will be hired to handle this team for all seasons with support from BCC Parent Manager.

3. Focus will be on the transition to a 90-ft diamond and the need to revisit the fundamentals of baseball. Pitching instruction will be critical. The coach will be encouraged to work with roving instructors to work on specific skill development.  For the spring season, equal playing time is not necessarily assured, but each player who makes a serious commitment will receive substantial playing time. In the fall, the team will bat through the lineup, equal playing time will be the goal and the coach will be encouraged to work players at several different positions where appropriate. The coach will be asked to provide a formal evaluation at the conclusion of each season.

4. Schedule: Goal will be to play 25-30 games each season consisting of MCBA and/or NVTBL games. Practices are normally held twice a week. Summer schedule would consist primarily of tournament play.

Travel Programs - 14 year olds

1. Tryouts will be held in late October for winter workouts and spring, summer and fall team. 

2. A professional coach will be hired to handle this team in the spring and fall with support from BCC Parent Manager.

3. Focus will be on instruction and preparation for high school baseball. Team will compete at the highest-level possible consistent with overall talent. Equal playing time is not necessarily assured, but each player on the roster who makes a serious commitment will receive substantial playing time. The Coach will be encouraged to work players at several positions where appropriate and to provide a formal evaluation at the conclusion of each season.

4. Schedule: Goal would be to play 25-30 games each season. Practices are normally held twice a week. Summer schedule would consist primarily of tournament play.