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We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for our Oil Belt Family
If you do not find the answer to your question on this page, please feel free to email us at: [email protected] or send a direct message on Facebook.

Who can register to play at Oil Belt Little League? 
Per Little League a player must either reside or go to school within league boundaries in order to be eligible for the regular season.

How do I know if I am within league boundaries?
Please visit: https://www.littleleague.org/play-little-league/league-finder/ 
Enter your address to verify you are within league boundaries or if you should register with another local Little League

What schools are in Oil Belt Little League (OBLL) boundaries?
Calallen ISD: Calallen East, Wood River, Magee, CMS, and CHS
Tuloso-Midway ISD: TM Primary, TM Intermediate, TMMS, and TMHS
Private Schools: Arlington Heights Christian Academy and River Hills Christian Academy

What if I am homeschool or my school is not listed?
Per Little League schools excludes: homeschools, cyber schools, sports-related schools, sports academies, preschools, or after school care.

How do I register?
OBLL has made registration easier with complete online registration. Simply create an account, log in and add player information. A copy of their birth certificate along with a signed Little League medical release form must be available and uploaded in order to complete the registration process. Credit and debit cards payments available.

What is the cost per player? Are there any discounts available?
For the 2021 Season, prices have been set at $80 Rookie (4-5), $100 Varsity (5-6), $125 Minors (9-10) Majors (11-12) Intermediate (11-13), and Juniors (13-14).  A $50 discount is available for dual division players. There is a sibling discount of $25 for the 2nd registrant, and $5 for each subsequent registration. 

Will there be late registration?
There is typically late registration but spots may be limited and there is no guarantee of securing a spot. The league is limited to creating teams by the number of coached (parent volunteers) available to help. Our recommendation is to register prior to the deadline for regular registration.

What dates will the season be played?
The 2021 baseball season will start March 13th, softball will start March 20th and both run through May 15th.

What about tryouts?
Tryouts are for Coach Pitch divisions and above. T-ball players DO NOT TRYOUT.
All players will be placed on a team at the draft. Players try out so that coaches have an opportunity to gauge both a player's ability and attitude.

When do we get schedules?
Schedules are dependent on the number of teams in each division. The league has 6 fields that are shared, with only 4 having lights. Board members release schedules the WEEK OF opening day to allow for as much time to review the calendar and each division schedule. 

What happens when it rains or there is inclement weather?
The league will attempt to play every scheduled games as they are scheduled unless player safety is at risk. Games being called due to weather will be given as much time as possible to review the grounds and assess the playing conditions of each field. Should a game be cancelled, it will be re-scheduled on the next available day.

My child has a school event can the game be rescheduled?
The league reviews the school calendar and attempts to avoid scheduling during testing days and other important academic events as well as school sports that may conflict however we cannot anticipate all events. Games are to be played as scheduled. Conflicts can be appealed for board review.

What equipment does my child need?
Basic baseball/softball equipment is required: bat, glove, helmet, and cleats. Due to health and safety reasons, we do not recommend sharing equipment. 

What can we bring to the fields?
Folding chairs, canopies, and blankets are all a good idea when coming to the ballpark. Ice chests are not forbidden but we do encourage a visit to our concession to help raise funds for the league. 

What is NOT ALLOWED?
Little League prohibits the use of alcohol on the premises. Smoking/vaping is not allowed. OBLL is a drug free zone. Foul language will not be tolerated by players, coaches, umpires or spectators. 

Where can we park?
Parking spaces are clearly marked throughout the parking lots. Overflow parking along the ditches and fences are sometimes necessary. We ask that you DO NOT BLOCK through drives that provide access to the ball field for emergency services. 

Who do we contact with questions or issues?
While the general email is available, your immediate questions and concerns may be addressed in a more timely manner by contacting your division commissioner. 

T-ball Commissioner: Ryan Grant
Coach Pitch Commissioner: Eddie Wells
Minors Commissioner: Derek Westermann
Majors Commissioner: Richard Wendland
50/70 & Junior Commissioner: Vince Villarreal
Softball Commissioner: Teresa Paul

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