In House Registration for the 2019 season is now underway. To register your child, just click on the "In House Registration" tab at this page. Online registration is available and you will need a credit or debit card to register.
Please be sure to read the "Parent Guidelines" next to the registration tab on the registration page.
2019 EARLY BIRD TOURNAMENT
The 22nd Annual Puritas Early Bird tournament runs from Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28
Deadline to register extended for the near future. There are still limited openings in all divisions.
Entry fee is $200 and teams pay each umpire ($45/game) and supply a game ball for each game.
Age Divisions: 10U, 11U, 12U & 13U.
All games at Maplewood Diamonds (18026 Rocky River Drive).
Individual player awards given to division champions and runners-up.
If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail us at email@example.com, or call us at 216-862-7618
Mail registration form is available on the link below.
The following bat rule changes will take place for the 2019 Puritas Baseball season: (Updated 12/1/18)
In House Division: Barrel width limit is 2 5/8” max. Bats must carry the “USSSA Baseball 1.15 BPF” logo, or the “USA Baseball” logo. Bats approved by USA Baseball will not have the 1.15 BPF logo since they are already manufactured as a reduced injury bat. There is no limit on the length/weight ratio.
10U, 11U & 12U Divisions: Barrel width of 2 ¾” max. Bats must carry the “USSSA Baseball 1.15 BPF” logo, or the “USA Baseball” logo. Bats approved by USA Baseball will not have the 1.15 BPF logo since they are already manufactured as a reduced injury bat. There is no limit on the length/weight ratio.
13U: Barrel width is maxed at 2 5/8”. Bats must carry the “USSSA Baseball 1.15 BPF” logo, or the “USA Baseball” logo. Bats approved by USA Baseball will not have the 1.15 BPF logo since they are already manufactured as a reduced injury bat. There is no limit on the length/weight ratio.
Barrel width is maxed at 2 5/8”. Bats are restricted to a -5 length/weight limit (differential). Bats must carry the “USSSA Baseball 1.15 BPF” logo, or the “USA Baseball” logo. Bats approved by USA Baseball will not have the 1.15 BPF logo since they are already manufactured as a reduced injury bat.
The scheduling meeting for the Travel Division will be Tuesday, March 5.
Location: Strongsville Holiday Inn
Time: 7:00 p.m.
This meeting will be for scheduling purposes and any new business. Managers must also purchase their game balls and pay their forfeit/completion fee at this meeting.
Are you a parent looking for a team for your child?
Click on the "Travel Division" tab at the top of this page and then click on the "Teams Needing Players" tab.
Quick Note: The Warrior Nation (Green) 11U team is in need of players. Birthdate cutoff date is May 1, 2019. If interested, call Adam at 216-544-0851.
Update January 11: Some divisions are filling up fast. If you are planning on registering a team for the 2019 season, please act quickly. Please call 216-862-7618 immediately.
Registration for the 2019 Travel Division is now underway. To register a team, click on the Travel League Registration tab at the top of this page. Listed below is general information to register a team for next season.
Update: Puritas Baseball is happy to announce that we have made an agreement with the Ohio Prospect League that we will have inter-league play with teams in the lowest respective divisions in the OPL. As details are worked out, we will update this announcement.
*Please note: We do not accept individual registration for player in our travel league. If you are looking for a team for your child to play on, click on the "Travel Division" tab at the top of the home page, then click on the "Teams Needing Players" tab.
*Registration fee is $250. There is a multiple team discount for organizations that register three or more teams. The discount is $50 per team.
Maplewood Team Registration: If you want to use Maplewood for all your home games, the registration fee for "Maplewood Teams" is $525. Cleveland-based teams (see description below) registration fee is only $250.) Update January 11: Dates at Maplewood are VERY limited. Call 216-862-7618 immediately.
Field Availability: Cleveland-based teams are permitted to play all their home games at Maplewood with no extra fees. A Cleveland-based team is a team in which at least 66% of its roster contains Cleveland residents. Teams not qualifying as a Cleveland-based team and would like to use Maplewood for home games would register as a "Maplewood Team".
Age Divisions: 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U.
Levels: Where possible, we will have two levels of play in each division (AAA and AA).
AAA Division: Very competitive teams that play a heavy travel schedule and a heavy tournament schedule. Roster is usually made up of players from several communities.
AA Division: Teams that play a lighter schedule with very few tournaments. Rosters are usually made up of players from one community. Do not want to play Red Division teams.
There are no geographical restrictions in either level at any age.
Teams will play approximately a 20 game regular season followed by playoffs.
Season starts in mid April. Regular season ends July 13. Playoff Tournament begins the week of July 15. All teams in each division/level are invited to participate in the playoff tournament.
Birthdate cutoff is May 1, 2019
Financial Responsibilities: Other than the registration fee, teams are responsible for purchasing their own equipment and uniforms. Teams must purchase game balls through the league (apx.cost $42/dozen). All teams are pre-ordered two dozen game balls. Each team is also responsible for paying the umpire fee's each game (apx. cost $45/game). League rules require two umpires for every game in all age divisions. Both teams pay an umpire and supply a game ball, home and away.
Winter Meeting Schedule
Tuesday, February 5
Tuesday, March 5
Managers will get time, date and location of meetings when registering.
Registering: Online Registration is now underway. No mail registration.
For more details, call Tom Burke at 216-862-7618.
To contact Puritas Baseball, call 216-862-7618 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.