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NVTBL New Website FAQs

COACHES
  • Should coaches enter rosters in NVTBLBaseball.org? Yes, you must enter all of your players in the new website. You can do this under Team Center.
    click here for Team Center page
  • Where will coaches enter game and practice requests? Game and practice requests will be done on the new website. There is a re-direct for this.
  • Where will coaches score games? Coaches will continue to score games in the old website at NVTBL.org Those scores will automatically be updated on the new website for all to see.
  • Where will coaches find umpire contact information? Coaches will still find umpire contact information on the old website at NVTBL.org because that is where all back-end scheduling work is done for games and umpires.
  • Where can I find information on how to use the new website? Sports Engine has a great Help Center that you can find on new website for any and all questions.
    click here for Help Center
  • Where will NVTBL post tryout information and players/teams looking for teams/players? All of this will be on the new website at NVTBL.org as it is a front-end function.
  • Can I use the new website as my team/organizations website or webpage? Yes, you have creative rights to edit/manage your individual team page on our new site for FREE.
  • Do coaches control the permissions of your individual team webpage? Yes, you control who can see/do what on your individual team page.

    PARENTS

  • What is Sports Engine? Sports Engine is the new website platform that hosts the new NVTBLBaseball.org website.
  • Which website will parents and all other family members use? Everyone will use NVTBLBaseball.org for all front end use. Parents and other family members will have no need to visit the old site. Coaches will use it just for registration, accounting, schedule requests. The only exception is when parents sign the electronic waivers to start the season on the old website.
  • How do parents join the new Sports Engine NVTBL website? You will receive an email invitation from your coach when he enters you on the roster. You will need to follow the instructions and become a member of Sports Engine and your team.
  • Will parents and family members have access to the old website? No, you will only use the new website and your parents login/p-word on old site will be inactive.
  • Where will parents, coaches, families view the schedule? You can view the schedule on NVTBLBaseball.org or the new SE/NVTBL mobile app.
  • Where can I find information on how to use the new website? Sports Engine has a great Help Center that you can find on new website for any and all questions.
    click here for Help Info
  • If I am already a member of Sports Engine for another league/team can I use the same account? Yes, you will simply login with that information and accept the invite to your NVTBL team.
  • Can I create an individual player webpage for my child? Yes, you can do this under your teams web page depending on what editing rights your coach gives you.

    FUNCTIONS OF NEW WEBSITE w/ SPORTS ENGINE

  • Team Communication - Coaches can send last minute texts/e-mails through their team website
  • Mobile App - NVTBL has a new SE mobile app with incredible functions, which includes a map to all locations.
  • Tracking - Coaches can track what players will be attending what events through the new website.
  • Team Web Page - Coaches can use this as their team's web page at no cost.
  • Fundraising - You can use the new website to create a Rally Me fundraising campaign.
  • Game Changer - Game Changer is integrated with Sports Engine. NVTBL is still working on how to fully integrate score reporting because as of now there is no function on GC / SE to report rain-outs for accounting purposes.
  • Tournament Management - Sports Engine has a Tournament Management function that NVTBL may use.
  • Help Center - The Sports Engine Help Center can answer any questions you may have. click here for Help Center
  •  Game Requests 

    Sun, October 21 -- Competitive Edge Black 11U looking for a game
    Field: Franconia District Park #2
    Notes: Request a mid-morning double header
    Mon, October 22 -- Mount Vernon Patriots 13U looking for a game
    Field: McNaughton Field Complex #4 - 90ft Field
    Tue, October 23 -- Loudoun South Eagles 13U looking for a game
    Field: Byrnes Ridge # 1 - 90'
    Notes: 5:30 start
    Tue, October 23 -- Mount Vernon Patriots 13U looking for a game
    Field: West Potomac HS
    Wed, October 24 -- Metropolitan Senators 14u North looking for a game
    Field: Centreville HS
    Notes: Looking for a 5:30 Game.
    Sat, October 27 -- NOVA Elite 14U Blue looking for a game
    Field: Alabama-90 #1
    Notes: 14U AA team looking for a single or doubleheader
    Sun, October 28 -- Alexandria Aces 10U looking for a game
    Field: Adams Field
    Notes: Looking for a 9u AAA/Metro or 10u AA 9am start DH
    Sun, October 28 -- All In Eagles Varsity looking for a game
    Field: Edison HS
    Notes: Singe Game, 4pm start
    Sun, October 28 -- Prime Time Aces 12U looking for a game
    Field: Luckett Field Alexandria
    Notes: Single Game vs a 12u AA or 11u Metro/AAA 9am start
    Mon, October 29 -- Colgan Stars  (Var) looking for a game
    Field: EC Lawrence Park #6 - 90'
    Tue, October 30 -- MVP Terps Red 13U looking for a game
    Field: South Run Park # 1 - 90'
    Notes: 13U any level or 14U AA. 5:30 start
    Wed, October 31 -- Hornets Varsity looking for a game
    Field: Alabama-90 #1
    Notes: HornetsJV is looking for an 8pm game at the JV AAA or Metro level
    Sat, November 3 -- Annandale Sluggers 13U looking for a game
    Field: Lake Braddock SS (V)
    Notes: Looking for a 13U Metro team for a 12:00 game
    Sun, November 4 -- Prime Time Aces 15u  (JV) looking for a game
    Field: Frank Mann Field
    Notes: Single Game vs a Metro 15u or JV
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    Team Registration For Fall is CLOSED

  • Fall 2018 NVTBL Team registration is CLOSED.
  • Registration fees for 8U - 12U teams $425 (INCLUDES two dozen baseballs for those coaches who attend the coaches meeting; does not include Insurance)
  • Registration fees for 13U and older teams - $820 (INCLUDES three dozen baseballs for those coaches who attend the coaches meeting)
  • Aug. 8 - 14 - New Coaches Webinars - watch for more info
  • 8/11 - Late fee begins, $125 additional
  • 8/14 - All field availability and team availability info must be entered in your team registration at www.NVTBL.org
  • 8/15 - 8/22 - Late fees increase to $250. Teams that register after Aug. 14 will not have games scheduled until Oct. 1st.
  • 8/22 - Registration Closes
  • 8/26 - Coach's Meeting for ALL coaches - Nationals Park (1500 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC 20003) 12 pm - 1 pm (FREE Parking at Garage B or C. Enter through Centerfield gate) More details will be provided later.
  • Fall Season (8U - 12U) - September 9 - October 28: Fall EOS Tournament - Oct. 28 - Nov. 4 weekends.
  • Fall Season (13U - PSL) - September 8 - November 4
  • **NOTE: Teams should play "up" - so use your player's age as of April 30, 2019.
  • 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 2018 - Click here

    For further assistance regarding Fall 2018 Registration, contact Lisa Lombardozzi at admin@nvtbl.org or 571-765-1561.


    Bat & Ball Guidelines for NVTBL
    Update as of 8/6/18

    13u - 14u
    NVTBL will allow both USA and USSSA approved bats for the fall 2018. NVTBL does recommend that 14u (8th grade) players begin the transition to BBCOR bats no later than the spring/summer of their 8th grade season.

    8u - 12u
    NVTBL will allow both USA and USSSA bats for the upcoming fall season. We do recognize that there are teams at certain age levels who will elect to only use USA bats. Coaches may agree ahead of games to only use USA bats for their game(s). That is totally acceptable if both coaches agree prior to the game starting. The bat rules are posted on the home page of www.NVTBLBaseball.org

    The Easton Ghost X 30/20 YBB18GX10 and LL18GHX 30/20 2 5/8" has been decertified by USA Baseball and is no longer an approved bat under the USABat Standard. This applies to the 30" (-10) length of the Ghost X YBB18GX10 and LL18GHX. All other certified lengths and drops of the Easton Ghost X USABat remain approved for play. A full list of approved bats can be found at https://USABat.com
    For more information, please visit http://usabat.com/Decertified-Bats/

    For the 2018 FALL season, NVTBL will have the following bat restrictions:

  • 8U - 12U teams - USA and USSSA bats are approved (coaches may agree ahead of games to only use USA bats for their game(s). Both must agree prior to the game starting.
  • 13U teams - USA and USSSA approved bats
  • 14U teams - USA and USSSA approved bats
  • JV teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
  • Varsity teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
  • PSL teams - bats are restricted to the BBCOR standards
  • **BBCOR bats are approved at ALL age levels.

    Ball requirements:

  • 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
  • $47 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 assignor@umpires.org, 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 admin@nvtbl.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 admin@nvtbl.org.


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