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SLYB 2024 Spring Try-outs!

By Dave Schmitt , 12/04/23, 1:15PM EST



 Tryouts will take place at Champions Sports Lexington at 2061 Lexington Rd. Nicholasville, KY.  Below are the allotted time periods for each age group and division; please make sure to arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and receive your number. 

Major ONLY

9 yr olds last name A-H 10:00am - 10:45am

9 yr olds last name I-Z 10:45am - 11:30am

10 yr olds ALL 11:30am - 12:15pm

11 yr olds ALL 12:15pm - 1:00pm

12 yr olds ALL 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Minor ONLY

ALL - 1:45pm  - 2:45pm


7 yr olds last name A-H 3:00pm - 4:00pm

7yr olds last name I-Z 4:00pm - 5:00pm

8 yr olds ALL 5:00pm - 6:00pm


There will not be a makeup tryout for any division besides Major; if you need to attend that makeup OR if you need to arrive at a different time than assigned please email to confirm.  Rookie and Minor’s players that are unable to tryout will still be assigned to a team. Majors requires a tryout to be draft eligible.

****Returning 8 year olds, returning Major players and returning Minor players not trying out for Majors DO NOT need to attend the tryout****

Major Draft will be Sunday Feb. 4th, Minor will be Wednesday Feb. 7th and Rookie will be Saturday Feb. 10th



****No cleats allowed

****USA approved bats only at Major/Minor tryouts, no bat restriction for Rookie

**** 10-12 year olds have the option to pitch or catch @ the tryout but must have their own gear to catch

****ALL players trying out will need their glove, bats and batting helmets


****Running for time from home plate to 2nd base

****Fielding grounders with a throw from short to first

****Receiving ball at first base from thrower at short

****Catching flyballs with a relay to home

****Hitting live pitching from a coach


We look forward to seeing everyone this weekend, if you have any questions please email prior to this Saturday….response times will be limited on Saturday with board members and coaches being at Champions. 


Dave Schmitt

SLYB VP of Communication