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RYBA 2015 Winter Ball Program

Winterball Contacts

Please see our Q&A section for commonly asked questions  BEFORE contacting us!!!

Dean Fox

RYBA Registration Coordinator

Tom Jahns

RYBA 2014 Winter Ball Program Coordinator

Phone: 507-254-8810 cell

Scott Walston

RYBA President

2015 Dome Dates

All Sundays

Session 1: half the teams scheduled January 18 and the other teams January 25

Session 2: February 8

Session 3: February 15

Session 4: February 22

Session 5: March 8

Offline Payment Registration Option

Important Points to note if you are selecting the Offline Payment Option during Registration for 2015 Winter Ball Sessions:

Offline Payment Option will close on Friday January 2, 2015.

To secure a Roster Spot for your registered player, your payment must be made in full and in hand no later than January 9, 2015. If payment has not been received by January 9, 2015, the roster spot will be re-opened. 

Payment via check or money order should be made out to RYBA. 

Offline Payments should be mailed to:

RYBA: 2015 Winter Ball
PO Box 6631
Rochester, MN  55903


A Helmet and a Glove are required. 

A Bat if you have one.

Plastic Cleats (no metal spikes), or athletic / running shoes are ok.

Baseball Pants of any color or track pants

Recommend wearing a Long Sleeve Shirt (temperature in the Dome is cool, but not cold).

Each Player and Coach will be provided a Winterball Shirt.

RYBA 2015 Winter Ball Calendar

No upcoming events found.

Winterball make up Sessions

In the event of a reschedule due to Inclement Weather, the Make up Session will be posted here

Notifications will typically be: KTTC, RCTC Field Crew, RCTC Coaches, and an email sent to registered players.


Reschedule; decision to be made by 2 pm.

Winter weather advisory.

Decision approximately 2pm Sunday.

Lost and Found - 2015

If you or your son left some gear behind at a Winterball Session such as a Glove, Bat, Coat, or Hat, you may contact me at 507-254-8810 or trjahns53@gmail.com


Date: Status, Qty, Item.


After March 8;

all unclaimed gear will be relocated / available at the Shack / RBC Consession Stand

Scholarship - Financial Aid

Winterball is one of RYBA main fund raisers. The money's raised through Winterball are used by RYBA to help fund Field Maintenance, Umpires, Baseballs, Facilities and Concessions. With this in mind, scholarships are offered for the Spring / Summer House and Traveling Leagues, RYBA does not offer financial aid or scholarships into Winterball. Thank you.

January 4; Plan to have Winterball Teams formed and T-Shirts ordered

T-Shirts to be ordered on January 5.

If a player is registered after January 4, we will do our best to provide a Winterball shirt, although circumstances may arise that we can not guarantee a Winterball shirt will be provided. 


All Registrations are now closed. Updated on January 20, 2014. 

6th / 7th Grade Registration is closed, teams are formed. January 19, 2014.

4th / 5th Grade Registration is closed we have hit our limit for this Grade. January 18, 2014.

2nd / 3rd Grade Registration is closed we have hit our limit for this Grade Group. January 14, 2014.


Countdown to Winterball 2014

On January 22 there are 281 registered players.

On January 15 there are 271 registered players

On January 8 there are 237 registered players

On January 1 there are 221 registered players

On December 25 there are 209 registered players

On December 18 there are 188 registered players

On December 11 there are 164 registered players

On December 4 there are 152 registered players

On November 27 there are 143 registered players

On November 20 there are 128 registered players

On November 13 there are 78 registered players

2015 - Roster Spots Expanded

This is the area where we will provide information on Registration expansion.

The Registration "2014 Winter Ball Program Registration" is not currently available.

RYBA 2015 Winter Ball Program (Dome)

Register your player to experience a fun atmosphere in preparing for the upcoming baseball season on Sunday evenings in early 2015 utilizing the indoor facilities of the Rochester Regional Sports Dome (the Bubble).

Join RYBA at the Dome in Rochester offering a total of five dates of baseball.  Sessions will be a combination of skill stations designed for players to focus on improving their fundamentals and organized scrimmages allowing players to experience game situations. 
The dates are all on Sunday evening; January 18 or January 25, February 8, February 15, February 22, March 8. 
The Sessions on each date are: 2nd & 3rd Grade; 4:45pm - 6:15pm. 4th & 5th Grade; 6:15pm - 7:45pm, 6th & 7th Grade; 7:45pm - 9:15pm. The first 15 minutes of each Session is for registration and warmup.
All age groups will have a mixture of skill stations and scrimmages. Register early as there is a limit to the number of openings in each age group: (120) for 2nd/3rd grade, (108) for 4th/5th grade & (72) for 6th/7th grade.

RYBA 2015 Winter Ball Program Dates, Times (tbd) & Registration Fees


2015 Dome dates (Sundays):

January 18 (half the teams) and (half the teams) January 25: TBD

No sessions February 1; Superbowl

February 8; TBD

February 15; TBD

February 22; TBD

No sessions March 1; Dome unavailable

March 8; TBD


2nd/3rd Graders ($75)
4th-5th Graders ($75)
6th-7th Graders ($85)
All players at any skill level in 2nd through 7th grade are eligible and can register to play in this league.
Register early as each age group has limited number of openings: (120) for 2nd/3rd grade, (108) for 4th/5th grade & (72) for 6th/7th grade.

RYBA 2014 Winter Ball Program Openings (updated 1/20/2014)

2nd-3rd Grade (120) 4th-5th Grade (108) 6th-7th Grade (72)
Maximum Roster Spots 120 108 72
Openings 0 0 0


Try our Q&A (Questions and Answers) section. It has an excellent list of the most common questions. We will continue to build upon it as we see trends in the type of information we are missing!

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