Euro Baseball Tour (see „EBT“) is a youth baseball summer league dedicated for players in U13 and U15 categories. In a future we are expecting with league expansion for a U18 category also.
The main EBT goal is to provide players in give age category to play additional six hard games in dates when almost of competitions are stopped because of summer holidays. Additional goal is to establish elite competition for the best registered players in above mentioned age categories in our region (but region is not a limit, players from any continent or country is warmly invited).
In each age category will be established four teams. Each team will have its manager and coach who will nominate registered players to teams via draft (the first 6 players) and in cooperation with league directories. Each team is limited with number of players per each category.
All games are played according Czech Baseball Association official rules for given category. All deviations from rules for EBT needs, will be described separately.
U13 is played on 70“ diamond and games are limited with 6 innings or 120 minutes. Official bats according CBA rules for this category are used. Each team is playing 6 till 7 games per league. Each team consist of 12 players, in case, that at least 24 Czech players in total are registered, six Czech players in each teams are guaranteed. Realization team consist of team manager and coach.
U13 team names:
U13 is played on 90“ diamond and games are limited with 7 innings or 150 minutes. Official bats according CBA rules for this category are used. Each team is playing 6 till 7 games per league. Each team consist of 12 players, in case, that at least 24 Czech players in total are registered, six Czech players in each teams are guaranteed. Realization team consist of team manager and coach.
U15 team names:
League player registration is done via registration form at EBT webpage. Registration starts at November 1st and finish February 1st next year.
Registered players are selected to team through draft and based on league director’s decision.
Players selected to teams must to pay starting fee till 14 days from their selection to team as their league participation confirmation.
EBT starting fee is se to 4 500 CZK or adequate amount € rounded to tens of euro up. Following costs are consist in starting fee:
- Team jersey and hat
- Lunches and dinners during EBT
- Costs related to tournament organization (material, umpires, scorers, field maintenance, etc.)
Excluded from starting fee:
- Accommodation and breakfast during EBT
- Additional player material;
Each EBT player must to use and wear following material during EBT:
- Team jersey – will be delivered by league and will remain in player ownership after league will finish
- Team cap – will be delivered by league and will remain in player ownership after league will finish
- Pants – white, delivered by registered player
- Undershirt – black, delivered by registered player
- Belt – black, delivered by registered player
- Socks – black, delivered by registered player
- Bats – eligible for given age category are provided by registered players, however there will be three common bats available during the game
- Balls – will be delivered by organizers