Division - 18U
Player Birth Years - 2005, 2006, 2007, or Aug-Dec 2004
The 18U division is tiered and at all levels the teams travel to play other associations.
Players may try out for the College Prep team or AAA team (depending on the level the association has applied for that year) that offers a very competitive level of play. The College Prep and AAA teams will play teams from other associations at these levels.
Players not selected to the AAA team will be selected to the AA team which offer a more recreational level of play. The AA team will play AA teams from other associations.
Except for at the College Prep or AAA level, all players bat in rotation as 9 player ball is not in effect.
- Base paths are set at 90 feet
- Pitchers throw from 60' 6"
- Lead offs and stealing are allowed
- Games are 7 innings
- Balks are called on pitchers
- Running to first base on a dropped 3rd strike is allowed
Game and Practice Days
Practice and game days/times will be determined once registration is finalized and depending on coach and field availability.
Field location – Latrace Field
RCBA Scholarship Award
The Richmond City Baseball Association (RCBA) Scholarship program assists students in transition from secondary school to college/university.
The scholarships are awarded primarily for achievement in areas such as academic, leadership, community service, artistic endeavours and athletics.
The awards are open to students who will successfully complete the requirements for high school in British Columbia and are applying to attend a post secondary institution.
The RCBA scholarships are offered in denominations of $500 to $1000 up to a maximum of $5,000 annually.
Who Should Apply?
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- A Canadian citizen or permanent resident graduating from a B.C. secondary school who must have applied to or is planning to attend a post secondary institution.
- Students who have demonstrated academic and leadership achievements in community, athletics and school.
- Students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or B average.
- Must be registered players within the current year of application.
The application form must be submitted with a reference letter from someone who is well acquainted with you and who can comment on your character, academic qualifications, and leadership. These individuals may include, but are not limited to, coaches, teachers, counsellors, principals, supervisors from work and volunteer positions, and/or community or religious leaders.
The deadline to apply for this award is May 31 in the year the applicant is graduating Grade 12.
How to Apply?
To apply, the candidate must complete the RCBA Scholarship Application Form, provide a certified copy of their high school transcript, and a reference letter.
RCBA reserves the right to decide if any or all of the awards will be disbursed in any given year.