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The Norchester Youth Athletic Association is a member of the Chesmont and Tri-County PA Babe Ruth Leagues.  The leagues serve Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties.

Spring Season
  • Regular Season - May 10th through July 2nd
  • Post Season - July 6th through August 14th (or until elimination)
Fall Season
  • September through October
Winter Workouts
  • January through February

 

Babe Ruth Resources
Babe Ruth National Website
Bat Rules
Background Checks for all coaches/managers required in 2014

 

Norchester Babe Ruth Teams
For individual team details use the Teams menu at the top.

 
Tri-County PA League
13-15 year olds
Chesmont League
16-19 year olds
 
  • Senior Babe Ruth (Chesmont League) - 16-19 year old
    • Senior Babe Ruth 
    • Junior Babe Ruth (Tri-County PA League) - 14-15 year old
      • Junior Babe Ruth A
      • Junior Babe Ruth B
  • Babe Ruth Prep (Tri-County PA League) - 13 year old
    • Babe Ruth Prep A
    • Babe Ruth Prep B
 
  • Boyertown
  • Daniel Boone
  • Exeter
  • Norchester
  • Pine Forge
  • Spring Ford
  • Upper Perk
 
  • Boyertown
  • Brandywine
  • Daniel Boone
  • Exeter
  • Muhlenberg
  • Norchester
  • Pine Forge
  • Spring-Ford
  • Twin Valley
  • Upper Perk​

 

Team Selection - Spring Seasons
    Roster Size* Ages** Description
Seniors   Minimum - 15
Maximum - 18

Can include three rostered Legion players
18u Senior A selects 15-18 players in this age bracket based on position and talent.
 
Juniors   Minimum - 12
Maximum - 15
15u Number of teams are based on overall registrations in the age bracket in an attempt to fill the minimum roster size.  An attempt to provide equal talent distribution is made with emphasis on pitching and catching.  No players are cut at this level.
Prep   Minimum - 12
Maximum - 15
13u Number of teams are based on overall registrations in the age bracket in an attempt to fill the minimum roster size.  An attempt to provide equal talent distribution is made with emphasis on pitching and catching.  No players are cut at this level.
Tourney   See Post-Season Progression below
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Min and Max are optimal sizes and are subject to league participation
Players can play "up" in each age bracket at the discretion of the league

 

 

Post-Season Progression
Both leagues have tournament trails extending to the Babe Ruth World Series for their respective age groups.  Norchester Babe Ruth forms two teams for post season tournament competition:
    Juniors 13-15 Seniors 16-19
    All-Star team that consists of 15-18 players in the age group of 13-15 years old who participate on the team along side their regular season team.  This team plays a short schedule designed to provide necessary experience for post-season play.  Final roster is limited to 15 players entering the District tournament. The Senior Babe Ruth A squad (18 man roster) is selected in the beginning of the season.  Changes can be made to the roster prior to Districts and States.
League Playoffs   June 23 - July 1
TBD - Seeded
June 27th -July 4th
TBD - Seeded
District Tournament   July 2 - July 8
TBD
July 5 - July 12
TBD
State Tournament   July 9 - July 16
Broomall, PA

July 13th - July 20th
TBD

Regional Tournament   July 22 - July 29
Williamsport, PA
July 21 - 28
Mount Olive, NJ
World Series  

August 13 - August 20

Williston, ND

August 13 - August 20

Ephrata, WA