Westfield High School, Lecture Hall
4700 Stonecroft Boulevard
**This is the only time teams will be able to pick-up their NVTBL baseballs that are included in registration.**
NVTBL Columbus Day Tournament
NVTBL 2016 Columbus Day Tournament
NVTBL will be hosting its Annual Columbus Day Classic from October 7 - 10 at local fields in Northern VA. We expect well over 100 teams again this year. We will be looking for hosts for the 8u - 12u divisions.
To see a list of teams playing as of 8/26/16, click here
The complete set of rules for 13U and older - click here
Arlington Storm 12U Caps Off Historic Season with Historic Run in Cooperstown
The Arlington 12u Storm baseball team made it to the championship game in the Cooperstown Dreams Park National Tournament, losing to the Eastern Massachusetts All Stars in the final game before a crowd of over 1,000 spectators. 103 other teams from around the country competed in the tournament during the week of August 20th .
Earlier this summer Arlington won the 12u Virginia State Championship and competed in the Cal Ripken Babe Ruth Southeast Regional tournament. The team also won the Winchester Memorial Day weekend tournament and the Arlington Doc B tournament. They finished runner-up in the Ellicott City tournament. The team finished the summer with a 33-9 overall record.
In Cooperstown the Storm played 12 games in 5 days, compiling a record of 9 wins and 3 loses. During the first three days of pool play, the team went 4-2, with its two losses coming on home runs in the other team's final at bat. To reach the championship game Arlington rolled off 5 victories in the single-elimination playoff round, including a 3-2 victory versus the #4 seed New Jersey Hitmen.
The Arlington Storm's players were Adam A, Dillon B, Quinn B, Patrick C, Dean K, Nathan K Thor K, Jake L, Zach M, Ketz M, Jack O, James T, and Andrew V. The team was coached by Greg Knowles, Mike Murray, Andrew Church, and Kevin O'Connor.
Arlington Arsenal 10U Blue Wins Hershey Tournament
Congratulations to the Arlington Arsenal 10U Blue team for winning the 2016 Future Stars Mid-Atlantic Championships in Hershey, PA, the weekend of July 23-24. Arlington went undefeated and beat the number one seeded Mid-State Mavericks Black (PA) to earn the title by the score of 14-9.
Sun, September 4 -- Oakton Clash (Var) looking for a game
Field: James Madison HS
Notes: Looking for 3:00 PM start, single game
Sun, September 11 -- All in Eagles (Var) looking for a game
Field: South County SS
Notes: Would like to try schedule 1 game starting at 6pm
Sun, September 11 -- MVP Terps Freshman 2020 (JV) looking for a game
Field: South Lakes HS
Notes: Looking for a DH against another JV team.
Sun, September 11 -- Virginia Cobras 15U (JV) looking for a game
Field: Lake Braddock SS (V)
Notes: Looking for team to play a DH starting at 2 pm at Lake Braddock SS
Thu, September 15 -- Potomac Cardinals JV looking for a game
Field: West Potomac HS
Notes: looking to play 1 game against Var AA or AAA
Fri, September 16 -- BI/WP JV looking for a game
Field: South County SS
Notes: BI/WP Combined JV Team
Sat, September 17 -- REPLAY Rangers 12U looking for a game
Field: Bolen Park #5 --Youth Field
Notes: doubleheader if possible starting at 2pm
NVTBL Hot News
Team Registration For Fall 2016 is CLOSED
Fall 2016 registration is CLOSED.
Registration fees for 8U - 12U teams - $410 (INCLUDES two dozen baseballs; does not include Insurance)
Registration fees for 13U and older teams - $800 (INCLUDES three dozen baseballs)
8/12 - First Late Fee $125 (in addition to registration fee)
8/15 - Registration closes (no exceptions) * All field availability and team availability info must be in to NVTBL
Fall Season (8U - 12U) - September 11 - November 6 (End of Season Tournament Dates - October 30 and November 6 weekend)
Fall Season (13U - PSL) - September 6 - November 6
For Fall, we ask that teams play "UP" to their Spring 2017 age level
EXISTING TEAMS & GENERAL SEASON INFO - For additional information regarding the Registration Process
Click here NOTE: All existing teams MUST have all prior season accounting cleared out before scheduling can be processed.
NVTBL's Age Determination Policy for 2016 - Click here
For further assistance regarding Fall 2016 Registration, contact Lisa Lombardozzi at email@example.com or 571-765-1561.
Fairfax County Looking for Outstanding Volunteers
The Fairfax County Athletic Council (FCAC) is pleased to announce the annual Fairfax County Champions of Character Awards. This awards program honors youth, coaches and parents for extraordinary service in pursuing victory with honor. The program's aim is to help restore the ennobling tradition of amateur athletic competition. Despite the attention that poor behavior and bad sportsmanship attracts, there are plenty of positive role models and examples of players, parents, and coaches who demonstrate positive character in sports. The FCAC invites you to nominate outstanding youth and adults who have demonstrated extraordinary service in the sports community while modeling the basic traits of good character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.
Youth and adults participating in any county sports league, including interscholastic sports, will be invited to be recognized at a ceremony. Champions of Character award winners will receive plaques of recognition and be listed in the program book.
Anyone can nominate a player, coach or parent for consideration of a Champions of Character Award. Submit the form at the above link and narrative to Chris Pulley via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The nomination should clearly illustrate how the candidate has demonstrated one or more of the appropriate criteria of consideration:
New Payment Processing System
NVTBL is implementing a new Payment System. We will no longer be utilizing PayPal as a payment option. Teams will be able to pay by Credit Card or an ETF (online check) or funds transferred directly from your Team's checking Account.
Your payment information is 100% secure and the information is maintained by our provider, ETS Corporation (a registered ISO/MSP) https://etsms.com. We have worked closely with ETS to assure your payment information is 100% secure and as such, the NVTBL website will not contain or store any secure payment information. ETS has the most sophisticated and secure payment platform of any provider in the market including Paypal.
In addition, if you are participating in 13U - 18U Divisions, your umpire fees will collected from your account in arears on the 15th and the 30th of each month.
To view an overview of this payment system, click here
Bat & Ball Guidelines for NVTBL For the 2016 season, NVTBL has the following bat restrictions:
8U - 12U teams - no restrictions
13U teams - no restrictions
14U teams - no restrictions
JV teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
Varsity teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
ODL teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
All bats must be BPF approved.
All teams MUST use NVTBL stamped baseballs.
NVTBL Logo games balls are available at Sports Plus (4429 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151)
Phone Number - 703-222-8255
$42 per dozen (discounted price)
Can be shipped for roughly $15 per case (10 dozen)
Each team is required to provide 2 game balls at the start of each game. After the initial 2 balls, each team must provide an equal number of game balls for each game.
NVTBL Stamped Baseball Specifications
NFHS approved baseball (high school)
Double Core Cushioned Center
High School grade leather cover
NVTBL logo stamp
Seeking Umpires for 13-18 year old NVTBL games
NVBUA/MAC is always looking for new umpires. We do training year round including on-the-job, formal classroom, cage, and field work. Check out our web-site at http://umpires.org, e-mail us at email@example.com, or call us at 703-978-3601 for more information or to sign up!
Umpires for 8U - 12U Games Umpires Needed - anyone interested in umpiring 8-12u baseball games in the NVTBL, please contact Lisa Lombardozzi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call: (571) 765-1561.
Former NVTBL Players in Major League Baseball NVTBL which began in 1999 has seen several of our athletes go on to play professional baseball. Congratulations to the athletes and their former NVTBL coaches!
Paul Clemens (NCBC Nationals 2005) was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 2008 and traded to Houston Astros in 2011. Called up and pitched in long relief against the Nationals in April 2014.
Ryan Lindemuth, who played in NVTBL for the Barnstormers, was drafted by the Pirates in the 2013 Draft and the 2014 by the Yankees.
Steve Lombardozzi, a former NVTBL player who played for the Virginia Bandits and Columbia Red Dogs, is playing with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He played with the Washington Nationals in prior years.
Brandon Snyder, who played in NVTBL primarily with the Northern Virginia Silverhawks was called up to the majors by the Orioles for games in 2010 and 2011. He is with the Boston Red Sox.
Jon Link was drafted by Montreal Expos (2002) and by San Diego Padres (2005) and called up by the Dodgers for games in 2010. He is currently with the Miami Marlins organization.
Brandon Guyer, who played for the Barnstormers and was drafted by the Chicago Cubs. He was traded to Tampa Bay.
Jesse Beal (Vipers 2004-2006, Barnstormers). Drafted by the Orioles in 2008.
If you would like to add players to the list, please send their information to email@example.com.
USSSA Offering Teams Points for Games with NVTBL Is your team registered through USSSA? If you play an opponent in an NVTBL game and they are also registered with USSSA, you can each earn USSSA points.
Teams should email the NVTBL staff (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we can add your name to a list of teams wanting to be included in an Open USSSA League . Teams will report scores and they will be entered into the USSSA League Results. Both coaches must agree that the game will be reported.