BATBA will host its Blaine Invitational Tournament May 20-22, 2016. The Tournament is open to 11U-14U teams in the AA & AAA divisions. We have obtained GSTC and MBT Qualifier status for most levels. Please click on the Blaine Invitational Tournament link below for more information.
New for 2016!! The Blaine Area Traveling Baseball Association is a proud member of the Trusted Coaches Membership Program.
The Trusted Coaches program is a comprehensive membership program that offers essential training, education and screening necessary for a youth coach via a nationwide criminal background check‚ first-aid training, concussion instruction and Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach® character education course.
Trusted Coaches is delivered exclusively online (promoting 100% compliance) and provides the opportunity for a coach to complete the program at their own pace in the comfort of their own home. Upon completion, coaches are issued a Trusted Coach Membership Card and placed on the Trusted Coaches National Registry. For more information, please log onto www.trustedcoaches.org.
This is a Comprehensive-Cost Effective-Convenient online membership program for youth coaches. Our coaches and Board members are going through the course now. We appreciate the Confidence and Credibility this program provides to everyone involved in BATBA and our community.
TRYOUTS FOR 2017 SEASON SET FOR AUGUST 26-28
Tryouts for our 2017 teams will take place August 26-28, 2016 at a variety of fields in Blaine.
Tryout pools will be scheduled for each age group at a pre-determined time during the weekend. The initial tryout will last approximately 2 hours. All prospective players will need attend the tryout session for their age group, in order to be considered for a 2017 team.
Pre-tryout optional practice sessions will be available for players the week of August 22nd. Callbacks, for some players, will take place the week of August 29th. We will post these dates in the near future.