Boys/Girls PreK T-Ball

2018 MESA League

General Information

  • Toddler T-ball with MESA is co-ed
  • Deadline to register your child: March 11th (Sunday)
    • There is a short window for late registrations with $20 late fee March 12-16
    • MESA does not allow roster additions after the late registration deadline (we’ve tried in the past)
  • Cost: $55
  • In-person registration process: Registration option 1
    • Go to East Hills Mall in the food court area betwee 12:00-3:00 February 26th
    • Fill out paper work
    • Specify Steve Juhl as your preferred coach
    • Pay via check at East Hills Mall
    • Please still fill out the form on this page, just close out your browser when you are redirected to Active.com after hitting “Submit”
  • Online registration process: Registration option 2
    • Fill out form on this page so Coach Juhl has your information
    • Submit the form on this page to continue to the MESA registration and payment form at Active.com
    • Fill out personal information on Active.com
    • Insert payment information and pay online
  • Approximate season duration: April 22nd through June
  • Games days: Saturdays or Sundays
    • The past two years we have played on Sundays between 1:00 and 4:00
  • Game duration: 2 innings (about 45 minutes)
  • Game locations: Click for directions
  • Game environment: chill
    • No score is kept
    • Parents may take the field with their child to assist
    • Players are encouraged to get outs, but outs are not recorded
    • Every hitter makes it to first base each at bat
    • Every hitter may swing at the ball as many times as necessary to make contact
    • Players advance one base every at bat until every kid has batted
  • Playing time: equal
    • All players play on defense and offense
    • SJCS teams will rotate positions during the season rather than teach specific positions to specific players
  • Practice location: St. Joseph Christian School
  • Practice times: TBD
  • Practice expectations: take your kid home at the end
  • Age limit: Must have been born in 2013 or 2014
  • Coaches: Steve Juhl, Bryan Jundy, and anyone else who wants to help
    • If you want to assist, let us know when filling out the form below
  • Required equipment:
    • None
  • Recommended equipment:
    • Baseball glove
  • Optional equipment: Some kids will have the following items, some won’t
  • Provided equipment: The following items will be available at games/practices
    • Baseball bat(s)
    • Baseballs
    • Game jerseys (also known as t-shirts, provided by MESA)
  • Banned equipment:
    • Metal baseball bats (aka the “Ava Burnham Rule”)
  • Why we are doing this:
    • To learn the basics of a REALLY fun game that is uniquely American
    • To meet incoming SJCS PreK kids prior to school starting
    • To have some fun
    • To be godly examples of parents, players, and coaches to other teams
  • What we aren’t worried about:
    • Winning . . . because we literally cannot win these t-ball games
  • Questions: Contact Steve Juhl

Pre-Registration Form

  • For the 2017/2018 school year
  • Must not turn 6 before January 1st, 2019.
  • We will communicate primarily through text.
  • If you would like to help, check a box. If you would not like to volunteer, you may skip this section.
  • If teams come up with a sponsor ($100) then they can pick their team's t-shirt color.