Registration for the 2024 season is open!

*UPDATE* – Tryout info is below.

Registration for the 2024 Opelika Diamond Youth Baseball season is now open! To register, please go here.

Register early to receive an early-bird discount of $15. This will bring fees down to $80. Note: the cost will show as $95 until the automatic discount is applied in your cart. This discount expires at midnight on February 9th, so register early to save.

The deadline to register is Friday, February 16th at midnight.

Opelika Youth is for ages 6-12, based on the player’s age on 4/30/24. Note: If your child is 6 and has never played any type of baseball, we recommend them playing in the Opelika Parks & Rec T-ball/Coach Pitch league. This league plays late Spring/Summer and registration will be open later in the Spring.

Please use a valid email address when registering, as all tryout information will be sent via email. You can also keep up with news and dates at facebook.com/opelikadiamondyouth.

Important dates regarding tryouts:

  • Minor (9-10) – Saturday (2/24) – 10:30 AM – Field 1 – ALL Players
  • Ozone (11-12) – Sunday (2/25) – 1:30 PM – Field 7 – ALL Players
  • PeeWee (6-8) – Sunday (2/25) – 3:30 PM – Field 1 – NEW Players that were not in our PeeWee league last season.

Other important dates:

  • Friday, February 9th – Last day of $15 discount.
  • Friday, February 16th – Last day to register.
  • Monday, February 26th – First practice.
  • Tuesday, April 2nd – First game.
  • Saturday, April 6th – Opening Day.

Bat Rules for 2024

We will be sticking with the bat rule changes from 2023, meaning our league will allow USSSA (“travel ball bats”) in the Ozone league (11-12 year olds) ONLY.

PeeWee and Minor leagues will still use USA bats, with Ozone players having the option to use USA bats as well.

Statement from DYB National regarding organizational name change:

DYB, Inc., formerly known as Dixie Youth Baseball®, has completed a rebranding of our baseball program. Going forward we will use the ‘Diamond Youth Baseball® brand to promote the DYB baseball program. Since our founding in 1955, the mission of DYB has been “to promote the development of strong character, a right attitude, a sense of responsibility and citizenship in youth using the games of baseball and softball as a vehicle” and the Diamond Youth Baseball® (DYB) brand will continue that mission into the future.  

Therefore, our league will now be known as Opelika Diamond Youth Baseball as part of the Diamond Youth Baseball organization. We will be making branding changes to our website, social media, and signage over the next few weeks.

Join us in 2024.

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