Rookie Division baseball is for players 8 and 9 years old who are interested in learning the basic fundamentals and skills development of baseball within a recreational baseball program. This is accomplished by stressing and maintaining active participation by all players during the game of baseball played in accordance with the Official Rules of Baseball by Baseball Canada, with the incorporation of the rules contained in the official SAMBA–Baseball Handbook. Being a developmental level of baseball, focus is towards knowledge, good sportsmanship and fair play, all players are rotated and given opportunity to play various positions during the course of each game.
Games are played on weeknights (6:30pm to 8:15pm), twice per week either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday. A Mid-Season tournament is scheduled prior to the end of May and a Year End tournament is scheduled following completion of regular season play prior to the end of June.
The 2013 Season will commence on April 29th and run through to June 23rd
- 2013 Division Game Schedule
EQUIPMENT RETURNS FROM ON JULY 2, 2013, JULY 3, 2013 and JULY 5, 2013
SAMBA CLUBHOUSE from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
St. Albert Recorded Facilities Information Line (Rain-Outs):
780-459-1568 (Updated daily @ 4:00pm)
Morinville Recorded Facilities Information Line (Rain-Outs):
780-939-6635 (Updated daily @ 4:00pm)
St. Albert Weather Forecast
Indoor evaluations are typically scheduled in April at Servus Credit Union Place. Confirmation will be sent to all registrants prior to, it is recommended all Rookie Division players participate in the evaluations in order that we may provide a level of balance in the selection of House League teams.
At the House League level, SAMBA supports players requesting to play either underage in a higher division of ball or overage in a lower division of ball within a maximum one year age differential and pending their level of skill/experience or specific circumstances such as playing with a sibling. Each player must attend the evaluations to ensure an assessment is completed and the level of play is deemed appropriate. As part of the on-line league registration process, please identify your request in the the "Special Requests" area then contact the House League Director to ensure your request is noted and further details are provided. The respective division homepages will contain all information related to evaluation dates and timings, once evaluated and if accepted you will be subject to that respective divisions registration fee.
Current Division News
Rookie Player Evaluation
Sat Mar 02, 2013
Rookie Player Evaluations
Scheduled at Servus Place on Sunday, March 24th, 2013
Players Last Names Starting with A to L from 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Players Last Names Starting with M to Z from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Please show up at least 15 minutes prior to your time slot to register. Ensure you wear indoor running shoes, your protective gear and bring a water bottle.