No refunds will be given after the first date of scheduled games (Opening Day) for each particular Sports Program. No Refunds are given for late fees, donations, decal orders, special requests not honored, because of team placement, cancellations due to weather, or for a player being removed from a team for Code of Conduct violations by the player or the parents/guardians.
Any request for a refund must be made in writing directly to our Secretary and approved by the President. Any request for refund that is submitted before Opening Day and if approved should not expect a refund until after Spring Break (around mid-March) to the end of March. All refunds are made via BYS business check, no refunds will be credited to any bank or credit card. For any potential refund requests (case-by-case basis) made after Opening Day, please allow 2-4 weeks for processing.
In the event of medical illness or injury prohibiting a registered player form participating in a sports program, these will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis for any potential refund or credit. These cases will require Doctor’s note and/or medical documentation to support the medical reasoning.
A refund will be given when an Age Division and/or a certain number of players are canceled by BYS because of low enrollment or other circumstances.
NSF/Returned-Check Fee: A $25 service fee will be added to any NSF/returned check.
Balcones typically schedules games on Tuesdays, Thursdays and/or Saturdays. Most teams will play one game per week, but older divisions may play two. Some games may be rescheduled due to weather conditions and it is possible to have a make-up game added during a week. Weekday games will typically start at 5:45pm for T-Ball and coach pitch and older divisions games will begin at 7:00pm and are expected to be completed by 9:00pm. Practices are typically on weeknight evenings or Sunday afternoons.
Yes, it is updated annually by Little League and Little League Softball. See below for the 2018 charts.
LL Age Determination Chart or Softball Age Determination Chart
Who can volunteer and work concession?
Anyone over 15 years of age. We are a 501 c3 non-profit organization, so you may count this toward volunteer hours if needed.
Who can handle food?
Those who are over 18 years of age may work in the back kitchen; however, an Auxiliary member will be the one preparing food.
How many times will our team be asked to volunteer?
2-3 times in concession and possibly other fundraising activities.
Why do you ask for volunteers?
Unlike many other organizations, BYS is 100% volunteer run. Volunteers do all of the work, maintenance and running of the facility.
How can I become more involved with the league?
We would gladly take any and all help from those who offer. You are more than welcome to join the Board, a committee, and the Auxiliary team or simply help out with field and grounds maintenance.
What is Auxiliary and what does it involve?
Auxiliary members are volunteers who run the concession. They set up, stock food and supplies if needed, make deposits into the safe and handle/prepare all of the hot food.
Who do I contact if I have questions or concerns regarding my child’s baseball or softball coach?
First, contact the PLAYER AGENT for the division your child plays in. If you have no response within 24 hours, please contact the BYS President at President@firstname.lastname@example.org.