Registration FAQ's

What is AMBA's catchment area?

The boundaries of our catchment area are as follows: Northern Boundary: East on 80th Avenue from 196th Street to 216th Street, then North on 216th Street to Trans-Canada Highway #1, then East on Trans-Canada Highway #1 to 240 Street, then North on 240th Street to Fraser River. Southern Boundary: Zero Avenue. Western Boundary: 196th Street from 80th Avenue in the North to Zero Avenue in the South. Eastern Boundary: Mt Lehman Road.

When will I receive my tax receipt?

Tax receipts are emailed every year by February 28th. If you change your email address, please be sure to let the registrar know.

What is AMBA's Refund Policy?

A $30 administration fee will be charged for all refund requests. If a refund is requested after the first scheduled game and prior to April 30th of the current season, 50% of the registration fees (less the $30 administration fee) will be refunded. There will be absolutely no refunds issued after April 30th of the current season. If you have paid your registration fee by credit card, an additional $10 fee will be charged to cover the processing fees paid by the Association during the online registration.

What if my family is registering more than one player with AMBA? Do the fees change?

AMBA is very pleased to say that there are a number of families in Aldergrove who register more than one child from their family to play baseball here. AMBA recognizes this and we have put together a fee structure to help support their registrations. 1st child will be registered at full price (registration amount is predicated by using the oldest division registration fee first) 2nd child is registered at full price (registration amount is predicated by using the next oldest division registration fee) 3rd child is registered for FREE 4th and subsequent child(ren) will be registered at half price

What division is my child in?

Divisions are based on a child’s birth year. Please refer to the registration fees for further information.

How do I register my child with Aldergrove Minor Baseball Association?

All registrations are done online. Follow the registration link from our website's homepage. The process has been updated to make it a lot easier to register your players.

Can I pay for all of my children`s registrations on one cheque?

Yes. You can write one cheque for all of your children’s registration fees. Please remember that you MUST supply separate cheques for each child`s Uniform Deposits and ONE cheque for the Family Volunteer Deposit.

What happens to my Family Volunteer Deposit cheque if I complete my volunteer hours?

Your cheques are held by our Registrar and destroyed once your hours are reported as complete. In order to keep costs down, we do not mail the cheques back.

What happens to my Family Volunteer Deposit cheque if I do not complete my volunteer hours?

If you do not complete your volunteer hours, your family volunteer deposit cheque will be cashed.

What happens to my Uniform Deposit cheque if I return my uniform?

Your cheques are held by our Registrar and will be destroyed once your uniform has been reported as being returned. In order to keep costs down, we do not mail the cheques back.

What happens to my cheque if I do not return my uniform?

Your uniform deposit will be cashed if you don’t return your uniform.

When does the spring season start? Finish?

The baseball season runs from April to June.

When are the games played?

Game schedules vary from Division to Division and should be available by late March.

When are the practices?

Practice days and times are determined by each individual Coach.

What equipment does my child require?

Each child will require a baseball glove, batting helmet and athletic protection (a jock or jill). Kids generally start wearing cleats in Mosquito, however, cleats are highly recommended in Tadpole. Metal cleats are not permitted until the Bantam division.

If I would like to coach my child`s team, is it necessary to have coached baseball before?

No. We encourage Mom’s and Dad’s to get involved with coaching. We offer training opportunities for coaches through BC Baseball. Watch for notices about coach training under the Coaches & Managers tab on our website or check out www.nccp.baseball.ca for information.

Does my child have to attend any evaluations or try-outs?

Players in Tadpole and Mosquito are asked to attend an evaluation day which is usually about 1½ to 2 hours. This will help the coaches to assess each player’s skill so that the teams can be as balanced as possible. For PeeWee, Bantam and Midget, tryouts are held for our AA and AAA teams. Evaluations are held for all other players so that each player’s skill can be assessed. This will assist us in making the teams as balanced as possible Evaluation and Try-Out dates and times will be announced on our website and via email.

What are the rules and number of innings played in my child`s division?

The general rules for each division are set out by BC Minor Baseball. To review them, click on each Division’s home page.

What is Summer Ball?

Please refer to the Summer Ball page for details on the Summer Ball program.

What is Fall Ball?

Please refer to the Fall Ball page for details on the Fall Ball program.

 

If your question has not been answered in our list above please contact our registrar.

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Aldergrove Minor Baseball Association

PO Box 1624

Aldergrove, BC

V4W 2V1