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Registration for the 2014 Season Is Open!!!!

Welcome to the Lake Zurich Baseball and Softball Association

LZBSA provides quality baseball and fastpitch softball programs for the youth of Lake Zurich, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Long Grove and adjacent communities. Dedicated to providing safe and enjoyable recreation and travel programs that teach a love for the game of baseball/softball, we stress game fundamentals, sportsmanship, discipline, teamwork, and a competitive spirit, all of which assist our youth in becoming responsible and productive adults.

    LZBSA launches Challenger Division

    Lake Zurich Baseball & Softball Association is launching the Challenger Division, a program established in 1989 for mentally and/or physically challenged youth and helping them to enjoy the game of baseball.
    For more info, contact gloria@LZBSA.org

    (click below for details)

    LZBSA Challenger Buddy Registration

    We are looking for LZBSA players, ages 11 and older, who want to be part of the Challenger program and assist a mentally or physically challenged player.
    The buddy would help the player in practices and games this summer.
    For those interested, please fill out the buddy registration form and mail to LZBSA. (link below)

    Interested in becoming an umpire?


    We are looking to increase our crew! Good Hours, Fun Time!


    Clinics and Training Information

    LZBSA will hold an umpire clinic on Saturday, April 19th from Noon-3PM at Kits Sports Center 325 Surryse Road, Lake Zurich - Basketball Gym 

    This clinic is geared toward for junior umpires, girls and boys. It will have both classroom and field training sessions. All junior level umpires (Non Patched) are required to attend this training in order to be assigned games. 

    More information is available on the umpire page at


    Field Status Updates

    Field Hotline: 847-604-3860 #1
    Weekday game cancellations announced by 4pm. If games are NOT canceled before 4pm then any weather occurring after 4pm will be an onfield decision and will be made by the managers and umpires only.

    Sign Up for Text Alerts

    There are two ways you can sign up to receive rained out text and/or email notification.

    - Text LZBSA to 84483
    - Or fill out the form www.rainedout.net/team_page.php

    Message and data rates may apply.

    Text HELP to "84483" for help.
    Text STOP to "84483" to cancel alerts at any time.
    For additional assistance, contact support@omnilert.com

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    Contact Us

    P.O. Box 411, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

    LZBSA General Information

    The program is designed for players ages 5 through 19.
    • Uniform shirts and hats/visors are provided at all levels.   Team equipment includes batting helmets and catcher’s gear.
    • Players are required to bring their own baseball/softball glove and recommended to purchase baseball pants.
    • The season begins with practices in *early-April.  Games begin April 27 and run through July 1-3.
    • League evaluations begin in January (date and time vary by league)
    • Picture Day is May 18, 2014.
    • Post-season tournament tryouts in June.
    • Post-season tournament teams play through July.
    • Please note: dates are subject to change based on weather and field conditions.
    • Rookie league starts mid-June and runs through the first Saturday of August.

    LZBSA Calendar

    • May
    • 4
    OPENING DAY Pitch Hit & Run event
    • May
    • 18
    Picture Day
    • 11:30am- 4:30pm (CDT)
    • Lake Zurich High School
    • Tag(s): Travel  Baseball 
    • Jul
    • 3
    2014 Wood Bat - Pool Play
    • 4:00pm- 8:30pm (CDT)
    • Multiple Fields - See schedule
    • Day 1 of Pool Play Games

    • Tag(s): Wood Bat Tournament 
    • Jul
    • 4
    2014 Wood Bat - Pool Play
    • 9:00am- 2:00pm (CDT)
    • Multiple Fields - See schedule
    • Day 2 of Pool Play Games

    • Tag(s): Wood Bat Tournament 
    • Jul
    • 5
    2014 Wood Bat - Pool Play/Elim Round 1
    • 8:30am- 7:00pm (CDT)
    • Multiple Fields - See schedule
    • Day 3 of Pool Play Games, Round 1 of Elimnation Games

    • Tag(s): Wood Bat Tournament 
    • Jul
    • 6
    2014 Wood Bat - Elimination Rounds/Champioinship
    • 9:00am- 5:00pm (CDT)
    • Multiple Fields - See schedule
    • Elimination Rounds 2-4

    • Tag(s): Wood Bat Tournament 
    • Jul
    • 9
    Bear Claw Tournament
    • Jul
    • 10
    Bear Claw Tournament
    • Jul
    • 11
    Bear Claw Tournament
    • Jul
    • 12
    Bear Claw Tournament

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