Grayslake Youth Baseball Association (GYBA) exists to enhance the skill set of our children desiring to play America's past time. In doing so, we will strive to create an environment that is safe, organized and fun. We are dedicated to the principles of
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David G. Peregrin Scholarship
David G. Peregrin Scholarship In 2006 GYBA created a collegiate...
USSSA Baseball Bat Performance Standards
  This year, GYBA will comply with USSSA Baseball...
David G. Peregrin Scholarship

David G. Peregrin Scholarship

In 2006 GYBA created a collegiate scholarship in recognition of one of its'
founders and continued supporters, Dave Peregrin. It was obvious early on
that Dave was the catalyst and inspiration for all of us volunteers that have
adopted one of life's most important attributes, "To Give Back."

The selection is based on individuals who have demonstrated exemplary
leadership and life skills, through civic and community activities, academic
excellence and the fulfillment of the "Team" commitment. The award is made to a
Grayslake Community High School District 127 Senior softball or baseball
player who plans to further their education at an institution of higher
learning immediately following graduation.  

Please click on the attached document for details for the 2015 College Scholarship

by posted 11/10/2014
USSSA Baseball Bat Performance Standards


This year, GYBA will comply with USSSA Baseball Bat Performance Standards by requiring all players to use bats that have either BBCOR or USSSA 1.15 bpf stamp.  

BBCOR is only for high school type bats (drop 3).

In summary, the  Baseball bat rules for 2013 are as follows:

Pinto & mustang – 2 ¼” max
Bronco – 2 5/8” max
Pony – 2 ¾” max

2 3/4" barrel bats are LEGAL only in PONY divisions.

2 5/8" barrel bats are LEGAL in BRONCO and PONY divisions, If a 2 5/8" bat is a -3, it must be BBCOR certified. 

2 1/4" bats are LEGAL in all divisions, if they are manufactured to a Bat Performance Factor of 1.15 or less. In addition the bat must be labeled "approved for play in PONY Baseball" and stamped "BPF 1.15" and the year manufactured. Recognizing that some bats may not have the year manufactured on the bat, it still must have BPF 1.15 stamped on the bat. 

Bat material is factored into the Bat Performance Factor (BPF) testing protocol as well as the BBCOR testing protocol. Subsequently as long as the aforementioned "marks" are on the bat that is the indication they have passed the appropriate testing protocol and are approved for play in GYBA Baseball.

by posted 03/12/2013
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