NWI Shockers 2019 – 2020 Tryouts
The NorthWest Indiana Shockers Organization announcing we are expanding our baseball program to include fall baseball!
Age groups will be 10U, 12U, 14U and high school teams 14-18 years old. The 8U, 10U and 12U teams will practice twice a week in Aug (8 practices), Sept – mid Oct once a week with 8 games on Saturday or Sundays. Each team will qualify for playoffs mid Oct with a chance to advance to the semi finals the following weekend. Fall season will be over by Oct, 31st.
High School Shocker baseball teams will be formed with players from south suburbs of Chicago and NWI. Program is designed to help the transition of 8th grade players moving to the high school full baseball dimensions of 60′ 6″ pitching and 90 foot bases. Also work with players that are looking to make their high school baseball team this upcoming spring & players who unfortunately didn’t make their high school teams last spring. We are looking to form multiple high school aged teams 15U, 16U & 17U to compete locally in a high school aged league. Some teams may have a mix of 15-18 year old players. Games will be played in the NWI and south suburbs of Illinois area.
High School Shockers ELITE fall wooden bat baseball teams. Looking to form multiple 15U, 16U and 17U teams. These teams will practice twice a week in August (8 practices). Includes Labor Day weekend tournament, double headers on Saturday or Sundays Sept – mid Oct with end of season double elimination tournament. Season will be over by Oct 31st.
High School Shockers SHOWCASE fall wooden bat baseball teams will compete in 4 showcase tournaments. Notre Dame University, Butler University, Northwestern University and attend World Wood Bat Association 17u Nationals in Fort Myers, FL the third week of October. These teams will consist of players that tried out for our full time travel 15u, 16u and 17u Indiana Shocker teams for 2020. We will also consider travel ball players from other full time travel organizations that aren’t playing fall baseball. That’s right, you can play on our fall SHOWCASE Shocker team and at the end of October go back to your summer 2020 team.
Indiana Shockers is proud to announce our fall “Lil Shockers” tee ball program. We are looking for boys and girls ages 4-6 years of age to learn from our professional staff the fundamentals of catching, throwing, hitting, fielding, base running and MORE!!! This program will run from Sept 10th, 2019 through Oct 12th, 2019. Practice once a week and five Saturday tee ball games. Each practice and game will have 2 Shocker coaches teaching and developing your “Lil Shocker”.
Tryout Dates & Locations:
For 2020 part-time, full time travel teams & 2019 fall part-time & fall league.
14u, 15u, 16u & 17u tryouts will be held at:
Crown Point Babe Ruth (Legacy Fields) 851 Center Ross Rd in Crown Point, IN
Monday July 22nd …………14u & 15u
Tuesday July 23rd………….16u & 17u
8u, 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u & 13u tryouts will be held at:
Dyer Little League 602 Joliet Street in Dyer, IN
Wednesday July 24th………..8u, 9u & 10u
Thursday July 25th……………..11u, 12u & 13u
All Tryout Times:
Check In: 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Tryouts Run: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
- There is a $25 donation for trying out.
- On line link to register for tryouts. Shockers Tryout
If you cannot make our tryout dates and need a private tryout July 7th – 21st please contact Bryan Milburn at GMShockers@yahoo.com to schedule your private tryout. Please include Players name & team trying out for, thanks.