If you or your child wish to be part of one of the best youth baseball organizations in Illinois, join Team Illini at the 2017 tryout from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at the Bethalto Sports Complex.
In 2016, Team Illini fielded a team in each of the divisions between 7U and 12U, finishing a combined 95-13 in SWIBL play. The coaches are baseball-educated and teach sportsmanship, fundamentals, teamwork and other life skills the players will take with them to adulthood. Each child participating at the tryout will receive a free evaluation by the Team Illini coaching staff on the day of the tryout.
To register, visit teamillinibaseball.com. The tryout is divided by age group with each team having a one-hour session. Players are free to try out for more than one team and are urged to contact the particular team through registration if the date or time does not work for their schedules. There are spots available on every team.
7U: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Field No. 4
8U: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Field No. 3
9U: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Field No. 4
10U: 11 a.m. to noon, Field No. 3
11U: noon to 1 p.m., Field No. 5
12U: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Field No. 5
13U: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Field No. 5