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Important Dates

6/15/16

 End of Season 8,9 & 10


6/16-6/19

Mandatory League Make-Up for 8,9,&10


6/19/16

End of Season 11 & 12


6/20 - 6/24

Mandatory Make-up week for 11 & 12


6/23/16

Dayton Dragons Night Awards night for 8, 9 & 10


6/27 - 6/30

End of Season Tournament 11 - 12


7/4/16

End of Season 13 &14


7/5 - 7/9

Mandatory Make - up week 13 & 14


7/11 - 7/14

End of Season Tournament 13 & 14





Past Dates

3/25/16

Opening Day


3/20/16

League requirements due.


2/22/16

 Scheduling Meeting / Baseball Pick-up 

Location: Dayton Marriott

on Patterson blvd 

Times:

8U & 9 U: 6-6:45 pm

10U &11 U: 7-7:45 pm

12U, 13U & 14U: 8-8:45 pm


2/16/16

Final age group assignments and regional splits. At this time coaches will have contact info, number of league games and are free to start scheduling games. 


2/10 - 2/12

Appeals for divisional assignments (if any).


2/10/16

Last day to submit petitions for divisional assignments.


2/5/2016

Preliminary Age Group Assignments sent to coaches


1/31/16

Late/Final registration and payments due.
08/24/15

Registration for the MOBL 2016 season is now open. Click here to begin.


1/24/16

Registration closes for 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U &14U age groups.  League fees due at this time.

We are exstending registration for a week at this time due to late registrations and coaches collecting fees from parents. January 25 th league fees and items such as baseballs, one call, umpire scheduler will increase 15%.  If you have any questions please contact us at the league.  


12/13/2015

New Team Meeting

Coaches, asst. coaches, and existing coaches are welcome

Location:  Centerville High School Central Theatre

Time:  6:00 -7:30 p.m.

This meeting is an opportunity for new coaches to meet the league administration and to go over in detail what to expect.

We will go over league administration and procedures, affiliations, awards, number of games, tournaments, rules and regulations.


7/13/15 - 7/16/15

13 & 14 -U End of Season Tournament. Top 4 teams in each Divisional Split Age Group.


7/6/15 - 7/9/15

Mandatory League Make-up week age groups 13 & 14. Teams are not to schedule any games during this time frame. Any regular league games not made up prior to the end of season league will dictate date of make up.


7/5/15

End of Season 13 & 14 


6/29/15

Awards / Dayton Dragons Night for age Groups 8, 9, & 10-U


6/22/15 - 6/25/15

Mandatory Make League Make-up week for age groups 8, 9 & 10-U. Teams are not to schedule any games during this time frame. Any regular league games not made up prior to the end of season league will dictate date of make up.


6/22/15 - 6/25/15

11 & 12-U End of Season Tournament. Top 4 teams in each Divisional split age group.


6/21/15

8, 9 & 10-U End of Season


6/15/15 - 6/18/15

Mandatory Make League Make-up week for age groups 11&12. Teams are not to schedule any games during this time frame. Any regular league games not made up prior to the end of season league will dictate date of make up.


6/14/15

End of Season 11 & 12


3/21/15

Opening Day


3/20/15

League Requirement's Due


2/23/15

League Scheduling Meeting / Baseball Pick-up 

Location: Dayton Marriott

Times:

8U & 9 U: 6-6:45 pm

10U &11 U: 7-7:45 pm

12U, 13U & 14U: 8-8:45 pm


2/20/15

Age Group Assignment and Regional Splits now available.


2/8/15

Last day To Submit Petitions for Divisional Assignments


2/1/15

Divisional / Regional Assignments


1/31/15

Registration now closed / League Fees Due


1/31/15

Registration Closes for 8,9,10,11,12,13 & 14 age Groups.

League will start working on divisional and regional assignments. 


8/20/14

Registrations for the MOBL 2015 season are available here. 





League News

9u League Games

 Coaches: 

 
Below is the letter sent out in February outlining the League games.  There is apparently some confusion which I will attempt to clear up now.  All games laid out to be played by the League are League Games.  Please coordinate between the February letter and this effort to simplify the issue and correct your schedule if necessary.
 
9uD1 teams League Games will be two games against 9uD1 teams and one game against 9uD2A teams.  These are ALL LEAGUE GAMES.
 
9uD2A teams League Games will be two games against 9uD2A teams plus 1 game against each 9uD1 teams and 1 game against 9uD2B teams.  These are ALL LEAGUE GAMES.
 
9uD2B teams League Games will be two games against 9uD2B teams plus 1 game against 9uD2A teams and the games as outlined below against 9uD3 teams.  These are ALL LEAGUE GAMES.
 
9uD3 teams will follow the outline below.  LEAGUE GAMES include both the games against 9uD3 teams and the 9uD2B teams as indicated.
 
Please correct your schedule to make League Games correct.
 
In the event that you choose to play DH against teams where only 1 game is a League Game; the League Game will be the first game played UNLESS BOTH TEAMS ELECT IN WRITING TO HAVE IT BE OTHERWISE.
 
Call me at 937-307-7988 if you have any questions.  
 
Thank you.
 
Gregg Beemer
 
 
Click HERE to view previous notice.



Background Check Information

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MOBL 2016 SEASON

The 2016 season is upon us with the hope and optimism of a new baseball season.  Please remember that our mission is to develop young people and baseball players through baseball.  It is about the kids learning lessons and playing baseball.  Stay focused on player development in all things please.

Some of you have completed all of your preseason requirements but many of you have not. Thus, your teams are not yet legal to play. These items must be completed prior to playing any games.  Please immediately go to your Coaches/Team Administration site and make sure all of your buttons are green.  If they are not, your team is not legal to play.

All Coaches must have completed their background test or submitted an appropriate substitution.

Your team MUST be insured. Your team’s insurance certificate must be uploaded to your coach administration system under insurance on the website if you did not purchase through the league. If you did, the certificate should be already uploaded.

Every player on your roster must have returned their signed electronic contract. Each players’ birth certificate must be uploaded to the website. Each of your coaches must have returned their signed electronic contract. Each and every coach must have their own concession certificate uploaded to the website…..this is a State of Ohio Law. You should print your concussion certificate as there is no direct connection to send it to MWOB. It must be printed and uploaded.

The medical release forms are for you to keep. You should have them with you at all times the team is together: practices, games, meetings…..anytime. We once had a kid have to go to the hospital for falling down the stairs at a meeting…..thankfully they had the medical release and he could be treated.

There are on-line tutorials to help with each section.

Your team is not legal until every box is green.


It is important to note especially that playing games without player contracts and coaches contracts means that those individuals are NOT covered by any insurance issued through the Midwest Ohio Baseball League and thus, any potential liability etc. could fall on the head coach. Please do not play games without having these items completed for your own benefit as well as the league. Obviously, games played without completition of these requirements will be considered forfeits.


Other items to remember:


1. Catchers must wear the hockey type mask and helmet combo.
2. Umpires are to be paid at the Pre-Game Plate meeting. Each team should split the umpire cost at each game to assure that umpire cost are split fairly. Umpires are to be paid: $40 (8u); $55 9-11u 6 innings single umpire); $60 (12u 7 innings single umpire); $55 per umpire minimum 2 per game for $110 total (13-14u two umpires).
3. IF you are using the Umpire Scheduler, all of your umpires are Approved Umpires. All Ohio High School certified umpires are Approved and do not have to go through any approval process. However, if you are not using either Jim Heatherly or Bob Juliano to schedule your games, and are not using Ohio High School certified umpires, you must have your umpires approved prior to the 2015 season. Send an email to: bobjuliano@dayton.net with the contact information for your umpires (or an umpire scheduler) and Bob will check them and put them on the approved list. IF they are NOT on the approved list they ARE NOT APPROVED. Use of unapproved umpires may result in forfeits or other sanctions from the League.
4. League games are ALL games indicated through the letter/email outlining the geographical divisions where the League told you how many games to play. Those dictated games are ALL League games. ALL OTHER GAMES ARE NON-LEAGUE GAMES. Only League games are counted for League standings, end of season tournament and Dayton Dragons game attendance. IF you are playing both League and Non-League games, simply determine and agree in WRITING which game will be your league game. Absent any emails or other written confirmation of an agreement, the first game played (or the first two if two are required for League play) will be considered the League game. Please communicate clearly on this issue.
5. In the event of an ejection, BOTH teams are to report it via email.
6. The time to add players to your roster has been extended to June 15th to assist in completing the season.
7. There is an entire standalone outline of the pitch count rules but for clarification purposes a “Day of Rest” is defined this way: A day of rest is a full calendar day and not a 24 hour window. Therefore, if a player pitches a noon game on a Saturday and is subject to two days’ rest, then his required days of rest are Sunday and Monday and he is eligible to pitch again on Tuesday. Many times we are asked if he can rest 48 hours and pitch again on Monday evening (effectively 52-56 hours of rest). This DOES NOT satisfy his rest.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:  In a previous email we erroneously reported that pitch counts applied to both league and non-league games.  Pitch counts apply only to League games. Pitch counts do not apply to tournaments or Non-League games even if these non-league games involve two MWOB teams.  However, we strongly encourage both parents and coaches to adhere to the pitch counts as much as possible.

We pulled some early wording from a past rule and did not edit it correctly.  We regret any inconvenience this error may have caused anyone.

8. Please have your scorekeepers coordinate about pitch counts each inning and after the game so they are kept correctly and everyone stays in agreement throughout the game.
9. Review the frequently asked questions and rules to help you understand both the rules and the intent of the rules.
10. Remember that the entire purpose of the league is for kids to play baseball. Always keep the kids in the forefront of your thoughts and decisions and everything will go well.


Good luck this season.


Wade H. Westfall
President



 

 




Miracle League Field Closer to Reality

In case you haven't read Nancy Bowman's Dayton Daily News article about the Mircacle League, you can check out this great cause by clicking here.

The Miracle League of the Miami Valley can be contacted via Facebook at www.facebook.com/miracleleagueofthemiamivalley.

National Miracle League information is available online at www.miracleleague.com.




Fraudulent Raffle

We have recently become aware that someone is fraudulently selling raffle tickets for a Harley using the name of Midwest Ohio Baseball.  This is NOT a league sponsored raffle.  We are working with law enforcement to apprehend the responsible party.  If you have bought any of these tickets, or have any information please contact Wade Westfall via email at: wade8276@yahoo.com.

 

Thank you.




Answers to Common Questions about the League

Recently, Midwest Ohio Baseball performed an extensive telephone survey in order to get your feedback regarding the past season.  We thank the coaches for the very positive responses.  Over the past 10 years, both amateur baseball and Midwest Ohio Baseball League have made significant changes.  Click HERE to see the answers to common questions about the league. 




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