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    RYA 2021 Baseball Information

    Rec registrations are open now. 
    Uniform fitting Feb. 12, Registrations  CLOSES Feb.13 , Drafts Sunday Feb.14th  , Uniform order turned in Feb.20, Season to start Mar. 27. All games will be played on Saturdays. We will have a Dick's RYA Day the weekend of Mar. 5,6,7,8 .  Any rules changes will be reviewed with coach's at coach's meeting.

    Registrations are OPEN now and will  CLOSE on Feb. 13.

    Leagues for 7U-14U 
    7U and 8U will play 40/60 with a 1:15 time limit
    9U and 10U will play 46/65 with a 1:30 time limit
    11U and 12U will play 50/70 with a 1:40 time limit
    13U and 14U will play 54/80 with a 1:40 time limit

    If we can secure the 60/90 field at Cross Timbers then 14U will play 60/90
    We will try and have 10 teams in each age group, so each age group only plays its own age, if we do not get enough teams in each age group, we will combine age groups 7 and 8, 9 and 10, 
    11 and 12, 13 and 14
    We will play Monday thru Friday and try to get each team 2 games a week. 
    Games will be at Richfield Park and Cross Timbers in North Richland Hills
    Season to start March 1st and End May 21st with an end of the season tournament, Single elimination
    with the winners receiving a paid entry(NO GATE FEE) into a local tournament of their choice ( Must have 10 teams in a league) if less than 10 teams a percentage will be awarded.

    RYA will provide 1 dozen baseballs for each team that plays in the premier league
    RYA will only take full teams(NO INDIVIDUALS)
    RYA will need a copy of each roster with names, DOB, along with parents name and email address
    Teams will need to furnish their own insurance and equipment

    The cost to join the RYA premier league will be $400, which will cover the RYA operating cost(not umpires) 

    The premier teams will pay umpires at the plate meeting before each game
    7/8U $60 a game, so $30 a team per game
    9/10U $80 a game, so $40 a team per game
    11/12U $90 a game, so $45 a game per team
    13/14U $100 a game, so $50 a game per team

    We will play by NFHS rules with a few RYA exceptions

    Kevin Vorphal

    Director of Baseball

    Phone: 817-239-7031

    Basketball News

    See Sports/Basketball for all things basketball info for the 2021 season.


    RYA 2021 Baseball Tournament Info

    Mar 6-7 Carroll Scruggs Invitational.  Ages 7-14U, AA/AAA. 
    14U will play on 60/90 field.
    April 3-4 April Fools Slugfest. Ages 7-13U , AA/AAA.
    May 1-2 May Fest Bash. Ages 7-13U, AA/AAA
    June 5-6 All-Star and A teams. Ages 6-14U A/All-Star

    Cost is $200 Team Fee and $150 Gate Fee.
    See Tournaments above to get registered.


    Coach's and Umpires

    All Coach's and Umpire's are required to have a completed Back Ground check on file.
    Coach's will need to have this done prior to practice with a team.
    See Coach's and Umpires Tab.



    Gov. Abbott COVID Update

    Please refer to the Amended Declaration for full details. The restrictions will remain in effect  unless repealed by the City Council.

    All Baseball Fields are Closed for the Winter

    = Field is playable 

    = Field is unplayable


    RYA Contact Info

    Office phone:
    (817) 656-4004


    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 820571
    North Richland Hills, TX 76180

    Richfield Park
    7250 Chapman Rd.
    North Richland Hills, TX 76182

    Cross Timbers Park
    7680 Douglas Road
    North Richland Hills, TX 76182

    Please click on the Board Members page to email any current Board of Directors.

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    Welcome To Richland Youth Association

    Richland Youth Association was established in 1964 and for over 50 years has provided year round sports experiences to the North Richland Hills and surrounding areas. Youth from age 3 to 14 participate in Basketball, Baseball, Football and Cheerleading.

    RYA strives to provide the highest level of competition for our athletes stressing the importance of team work, commitment, and of course FUN!!

    Our coaches in all sports are held to a very high standard. In addition to all coaches completing background checks annually, our coaches also maintain coaching certifications by completing online classes through the National Association of Youth Sports (NAYS). 

    Referees and Umpires complete several hours of training and are certified by their respective organizations annually as well.

    Richland Youth Association is non-profit and educational organization whose mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth through the sports of Baseball, Football, Basketball and Cheerleading at all levels of age and competition.

    Thank you for taking time to review our program and we look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon!

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