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2022 Spring/ Summer Individual Player Registration NOW OPEN

2022 player registration is now available at the link below!

Updated 90 minutes prior to first scheduled activity when necessary.

2022 7/8yr Age Range

May 2013

thru

April 2015

(based on players month/ year of birth)

2022 League Fees

Date Range Registration Fee
1/1/22 thru 1/31/22 $ 118.00
2/1/22 thru 3/31/22 $ 128.00
After 4/1/22 $ 153.00

What's Included With Your Fee?

  • 10 games
  • Jayhawk Classic Baseball Tournament
    • Dates TBA
    • 2 Game Guarantee 
  • NO equipment or uniform is provided with payment of league fee

Game Information

League Games Begin: Tuesday, May 24th

League Game Days: Monday thru Thursday

League Game Times:

  • Weeknights: 5:45pm/7:15pm
  • Saturdays (if necessary): Beginning at 9:00am

Run Spreads

  • 10 runs after 4 innings (3.5 if home team is ahead)

Special Game Rules

  • Regulation Game - 6 innings
  • 1 hour 15 minute game time limit
  • 6 run/ half-inning limit
  • NO lead-offs
  • NO stealing
  • The ball is dead and play will stop when, an infielder has possession of the ball and raises both hands, in fair territory, on the dirt infield surface or an arc marked on the playing field  at a radius of 50ft from the rear of the pitching rubber.
  • Overthrow rule 
    • An overthrow is a throw made on the infield that passes its intended target
    • There will be only 1 overthrow per play
    • In the event of an overthrow, a delayed dead ball will be called
      • Runners may advance only one base, at their own risk
      • The ball will be declared dead by the umpire when play has concluded
      • Runners may not advance on any additional overthrown balls during the delayed dead ball period.

Machine Pitch Rules

  • Pitching machine speed will be set between 32mph - 38mph
    • Team managers will agree on speed prior to game
  • Batter will receive up to 6 pitches to put the ball in play
    • IF the 6th pitch is struck foul, the batter will receive 1 additional pitch
  • IF, in the plate umpire's judgement, a pitch is unhittable the umpire may declare so and that pitch will not be counted against the batters' pitch total

Recent Baseball - 7/8yr - Machine Pitch News

Coffee with Coaches Series at KC MLB Urban Youth Academy

By WYCO Sports Association 11/17/2021, 2:30pm CST

Enjoy coffee and wisdom from industry professionals with this regular series at the KC UYA

Coffee with Coaches at the KC MLB UYA is a series of guest speakers hosted by the Royals Sport Development Team on Saturdays at 7:30am.

 

This event is free to attend, For questions and to reserve your spot at one of the Coffee with Coaches events, email sportdevelopment@royals.com.

Check out all the opportunities at KC UYA this WInter! (Updated 12/20/21)

Continued development and repetition of fundamentals and advanced skills is pivotal to player success.

Whether you are a coach, parent or player, the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy has something for you in their Winter 2021/22 programming!

The Seven Guiding Principles of Youth Sports

  1. Make It Fun!
  2. Limit Standing Around
  3. Everyone Plays
  4. Teach Every Position To Every Participant
  5. Emphasize The Fundamentals
  6. Incorporate A Progression Of Skill Development For Every Participant
  7. Yell Encouragement!  Whisper Constructive Criticism

The Sportsmanship "High Five" for Fans

  1. Help develop a community reputation for  good sportsmanship.
  2. Give encouragement to athletic teams and recognition of good plays by everyone.
  3. Be a role model by being positive in every manner possible. 
  4. Support those playing, coaching, and officiating. 
  5. Respect the judgment and strategy of the coach.