The 2017 NCBA DI World Series MVP, Tanner Duncan is making waves in the Houston Astros Organization. This is a must read article on Tanner and how he managed to do what everyone thought was unthinkable.
The NCBA is in search of hitters of the LONGBALL! Last year’s DeMarini Longball Challenge was one for the ages setting all kinds of homerun records. If you can hit the ball really far and want to be apart of an amazing competition, please fill out the DeMarini Longball Challenge Application and send back to Christian Smith by May 1st for consideration!
The NCBA Rules Committee D1 Team Representative Position is up for election. This is a two 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 5th at 11:59pm EST.
The Official 2017-2018 NCBA Division II Rulebook has been updated and released.
If you weren’t able to tune in LIVE on Thursday 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 2017: year in review, sponsors & fundraising, or 2018: what’s to come, by clicking HERE.
We are excited to invite you to the NCBA Annual League Meeting on August 10th, 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!
With the constant membership growth within the NCBA each year, the NCBA is excited to announce the opening of Division III for the 2017-2018 season. The NCBA is also pleased to announce that Alex Kane will now serve as the Director of Division III Baseball Operations. Alex has been a serving as the Assistant Director of Spring Training Operations as well as the Director of Team Development with the NCBA for the past year and will now take on the responsibilities of running the newly formed NCBA Division III league. Any questions regarding NCBA DIII can be directed to Alex Kane at 412-321-8440 x105.
With Savannah Ahrens stepping down as the Vice President of Spring Training Operations to focus solely on the National Club Softball Association, we are excited to announce that Tracy Reardon has become the new Director of Spring Training Operations. Over the last eight years, Savannah has done tremendous things growing the Spring Training events to where they are and we are thrilled to be “passing the torch” to Tracy who we know is excited and eager to continue to make the events on the East and West Coasts bigger and better each year.
Any questions regarding the Spring Training Events, Tracy can be reached via email at Tracy.Reardon@CollClubSports.com or at 412-321-8440 x109.
The NCBA reached 300 official member teams with the signing of the University of Tulsa. Many new teams were added to the league this year including new states as well. To read more on the new team signings and the new states added click here.