All posts by Christian Smith

CARACCI ELECTED AS DI TEAMS REP

After a record number of teams voting, Joe Caracci has been elected as the NCBA DI Rules Committee Teams Representative.  Should any Division I Team have a rule that they would like added/changed/deleted, they can email Joe at Caraccibaseball@gmail.com.  Joe will save your suggestion and present it on your behalf at the annual Rules Committee Meeting this summer.  Joe has been around club baseball for many years and will be a great advocate for the Division I Teams.

SPECIAL ELECTION: DI TEAMS REP UP FOR ELECTION

The Teams have voted to hold a special election for the NCBA Rules Committee D1 Team Representative Position.  This is a one year term which will require the elected D1 Teams Rep to travel to Pittsburgh for the Annual Rules Committee Meeting in the Summer.  The D1 Rules Rep will gather rule suggestions from D1 Teams during the course of the year and present them on behalf of the D1 teams to the rest of the Rules Committee for vote. Anyone can run for the position, so if you are interested in running, please fill out the D1 Rules Rep Candidate Form. To be considered, this needs to be completed and sent to Christian.Smith@CollClubSports.com  by Sunday, November 18th at 11:59pm EST.

DISCIPLINARY ACTION

Ohio University has been placed on probation for violation of NCBA Rule 6.02.2.  In a Week 8 conference match-up with the University of Cincinnati, Ohio University played all 3 games with zero eligible players on their roster.  By rule, they automatically forfeit all games played and they are automatically placed on probation.

HOMEWOOD SUITES NAMED OFFICIAL HOST HOTEL FOR DI WORLD SERIES

The NCBA is excited to announce that Homewood Suites in Cary, NC will once again serve as the official host hotel for the 2019 NCBA DI World Series.  Check out all the details of the partnership in the official press release.

NCBA EXTENDS WITH HOLLY SPRINGS FOR DI WORLD SERIES

The NCBA is thrilled to announce that they have reached an extension with Holly Springs, NC and Ting Stadium to host the 2019 NCBA Division I World Series.  Read the official Press Release announcing the extension here.

RECORDED LEAGUE MEETING

If you weren’t able to tune in LIVE on August 22nd for the NCBA League Meeting, not to worry!  You can catch the full recorded version or you can opt to watch specific topics discussed such as a 2018: year in review, sponsors & fundraising, or 2019: what’s to come, by clicking HERE.

UPDATED RULEBOOK FOR 18-19 SEASON

The updated rulebooks for the 2018-2019 NCBA Division I Season are below.  Be sure to download a copy and print them off to bring with you to every game.

NCBA DI Rulebook with Highlighted Changes for 18-19 season:  CLICK HERE

NCBA DI Rulebook without highlights: CLICK HERE

NCBA ANNUAL LEAGUE MEETING INVITATION

We are excited to invite you to the NCBA Annual League Meeting on August 22nd, at 7:00 pm EST! As in years past, this important meeting will be held LIVE online.  This year it will be available for live viewing on the NCBA Facebook Group Page. CLICK HERE to download the invitation that has all the details regarding the meeting!

RULES COMMITTEE MEETING RESULTS

The Annual Rules Committee Meeting was held on Saturday, July 28th.  The voting results of the rules suggestions that were submitted can be found here.  The updated 2018-2019 NCBA Rulebooks will be released in the coming weeks. Once they are finalized, they will be posted to the website as well as emailed to all the teams.