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FAQs About the Braves and Travel Baseball

Q: When are tryouts held for travel baseball teams?
A: Travel teams in New England, including the Braves, hold tryouts from the end of July through the beginning of September.

Q: What should we do to prepare for tryouts?
A: Participate in as much baseball as you can!  Town spring ball is great and we highly recommend participating in summer town travel teams as much as possible.

Q: Is travel baseball necessary?
A: In an ever-increasingly competitive world we recommend that those players who wish to pursue baseball in high school and beyond take part in travel baseball.

Q: What is the yearly schedule for the Braves?
A: Fall Practices: September - October
     Strength and Conditioning: November - March
     Winter Practices: January - April
    9U-12U Games: April - early June
    13U-14U Games: April - July
    15U-18U Games: June - August

Q: What gear is included in the price of team?
A: With the Braves your child will receive a fall t-shirt and hat, a custom hoodie only available to players, and a full uniform (hat, jersey, pants, belt, socks).  We also hand out fun stuff from time to time (new helmets free of charge in 2023!).

Q: Is it possible to play for the Braves and enjoy town baseball as well?
A: Absolutely!  In fact we recommend playing town ball in addition to Braves unlike some other local programs.

Q: What is the birthday cut off for each age?
A: The Select Baseball League date cutoff is May 1st.  If I turn 12 on May 2nd then because I was 11 on May 1st, I am eligible to play 11U.  If I were to turn 12 on April 30th, I would be required to play 12U.


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