HAPPY EASTER!!

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”
John 11:25-26

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FOLLOW OUR YOUTUBE

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UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

Firm Foundation Basketball Clinic – K-6th Grade

Register Now

Battle of The West Tournament – 11U, 14U, 18U girls and boys

Register Now

West Texas MAYhem Tournament – 11U, 14U, 18U girls and boys

Register Now

Beach Party Fast 4’s Tournament – 12-14-year-old and 15-Adult divisions

Register Now

 

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RECAP:

The expo, held on April 3rd, was a HUGE success! People all over the community showed up to support us here at AYSA, along with all the local vendors and businesses that were a part of the event.

CLICK HERE for fun pictures from the fundraiser!

To reserve your spot as a Vendor or Sponsor for the 2022 Expo, contact info@abileneysa.org

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON website/ Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks are RECOMMENDED to enter the facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court actively engaging in gameplay
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • Release Waiver is posted for ALL staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes to see and acknowledge before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

IBUY ABILENE DOWNLOAD 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

THE DISCOVERY CENTER

BCFS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

If you’re interested in your child’s development, or overall parenting education, BCFS Health & Human Services would love to help. Project HOPES provides flexible, community-based programs to support families with young children 0-5 years of age.  Contact us at 325-692-0033 or via email at HOPESAbileneReferrals@bcfs.net.

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CITY LEAGUES

Registrations for Spring 2021: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their Fall and Spring seasons. All responses have come directly from each league’s website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues’ individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Find Your League

 

League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis  –

KIDS TENNIS AT THE ABILENE COUNTRY CLUB!
we offer all ages and levels of tennis for the kids,
Please call to sign up Or if you have any questions!

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

 

Youth Basketball

AYBA – no April update

 

Youth Baseball

Abilene Eastern LL – 

UMPIRES NEEDED.
The Abilene Umpires Association has notified us of a shortage of umpires. At the moment, there are NO umpires planned for farm or minor league games.
If you know of anyone that is a high school or college student, or just someone who would like to umpire this season, please send us a direct message. Give us your email and a good phone number to umpire Eastern Little League games. (The immediate need is minors and farm). If you want to umpire majors, we might work that out as well!

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL

Due to the umpire shortage in our area, we may not have an official umpire at our games. If you know anyone interested in being an Umpire please contact us ASAP

(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LL – no April update

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL no April update

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LL

From Tex Pix last week:
2021 Wylie Little League season has begun for Texpix.com. Looking forward to another great year on the fields. Here are a few of the favorites from Thursday’s Braves vs. Indians match-up. Congratulations to Blaze Ruffin with an inside-the-park home run too!

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League

If anyone is interested in umpiring minors games on Tuesdays and Fridays let us know. The Abilene Umpire Association is facing a shortage and can not provide umpires. We would pay you for your time if interested.

(Jim Ned Schools)

Youth Softball

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association – no April update

Abilene North Softball 

Our Spring 2021 Kickoff Tournament was so much fun! Congratulations to Jim Ned for winning the tournament and a huge shout out to all the girls for working and playing hard!

Wylie Fast Pitch Softball– 

Anyone (adults or teenagers 16 & up) who would be interested in umpiring league softball games, please let us know!
The district is hurting for umpires and could use some help.
$30 for 6u/8u games and $40 for 10u-14u games
Contact OG Nicholson if interested og@usasoftballoftexasdistrict11.com

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association

Sign-ups for SOFTBALL were on April 1st at Scarborough Park. Contact league direct if you missed it!

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association

BCSA Field Policies
Please help us enforce these safety rules by informing others who are unaware of the rules. These rules are in place for the safety and comfort of all our participants and spectators. Thank you for you compliance.
PLEASE drive slowly in the parking lot and observe the direction signs. The traffic will get very congested so allow extra time for parking.
*No Pets – Not even on a leash
*No alcohol or smoking
*No littering – Teams are responsible for policing their areas for trash
*No fighting or inappropriate behavior
*No solicitation
*Goals, nets, flags, and or benches may not be moved
*No open fires or grilling of any kind
*Parents are responsible for supervising their children
-No climbing on nets and goals
-No playing with flags
Fields are for schedules use only
-No unauthorized practices
-No unauthorized games
-Violators will be fined
BCSA staff and officials have the right to remove any individual from the complex that violates any policy or poses a threat to others due to violent or unruly behavior.

 

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer –  

FULL ONLINE REGISTRATION opens in a few weeks! STAY TUNED to THIS PAGE for all your BULLDOG information!

 

Youth Hockey

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!

SATURDAY, APRIL 3RD, 10AM – 4PM

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CHECK OUT THE VIDEO TO SEE WHO ALL WILL BE AT THIS EVENT

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✅ Prize Giveaways

✅ Vendor Booths

✅ Sports Games

✅ Martial Arts Demos

✅ Food Trucks

✅ AYSA 8th Grade Showcase Games

✅ Easter Egg Hunts

 

The focus of the event is to connect community families, and people of all ages, with local businesses, organizations, sports leagues, and companies pertaining to the sports, fitness, and health industries. We want to provide them with the opportunities to lead healthier lifestyles.

This event is the LARGEST fundraiser for AYSA. All money raised will go towards the many programs and services that we provide the community throughout the year.

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10:00AM – Expo Open

10:30AM – Team Chip Demo

10:50AM – 3-5 year-old Easter Egg Hunt

11:00AM – Abilene Martial Arts Demo

11:30AM – Premier Martial Arts Demo

11:50AM – 6-8 year-old Easter Egg Hunt

12:00PM – Volleyball Showcase Game

1:00PM – Girls Basketball Showcase Game

1:50PM – 9-12 year-old Easter Egg Hunt

2:00PM – Boys Basketball Showcase Game

4:00PM – Expo Close

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*We are constantly looking for vendors and sponsors for the annual Expo, so if you want to be a part of the 2022 expo please CONTACT US *

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

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FOR 1 FREE EXPO ENTRY, DOWNLOAD THE IBUY ABILENE APP AND SHOW AT THE DOOR

IBUY ABILENE DOWNLOAD 

$5 ADULT entry, $3 CHILD entry

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CLICK HERE for images from past Expos

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

 

 

MARCH UPDATE:

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another.”

Colossians 3:12-13

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FOLLOW OUR YOUTUBE

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UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

2021 West Texas All-Youth Expo

Reserve Vendor Booth

Information on Middle School Showcase

Mid Range / Shooting Camp – Boys and Girls Grades 3-12th

Register Now

Passing / Serving Camp –  Grades 3-12th

Register Now

Setter / Hitter Camp – Grades 3-12th

Register Now

Vertimax Camp – 13-18 years old

Register Now

Rising Stars Volleyball League – 6-12 years old

Register Now

 

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EVENTS YOU ABSOLUTELY DO NOT WANT TO MISS!!

To become a Vendor or Sponsor for the 2021 Expo, contact info@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Expo Images on FB

To sign up for the 2021 Showcase, contact sbingham@abileneysa.org

Check out the 2021 Showcase Promo Video

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON website/ Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

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All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks are REQUIRED to enter the facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court actively engaging in gameplay
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • Release Waiver is posted for ALL staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes to see and acknowledge before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

IBUY ABILENE DOWNLOAD 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

THE DISCOVERY CENTER

BCFS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

If you’re interested in your child’s development, or overall parenting education, BCFS Health & Human Services would love to help. Project HOPES provides flexible, community-based programs to support families with young children 0-5 years of age.  Contact us at 325-692-0033 or via email at HOPESAbileneReferrals@bcfs.net.

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CITY LEAGUES

Registrations for Spring 2021: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their Fall and Spring seasons. All responses have come directly from each league’s website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues’ individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Find Your League

 

League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis  –

KIDS TENNIS AT THE ABILENE COUNTRY CLUB!
we offer all ages and levels of tennis for the kids,
Please call to sign up Or if you have any questions!

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

Doubles Tournament this upcoming weekend: https://fb.me/e/25F19oteD

 

Youth Basketball

AYBA – no March update

 

Youth Baseball

Abilene Eastern LL – 

Tryouts occurred on February 23rd. Contact league direct for further questions on the 2021 Spring Season!

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL

Tryouts occurred on February 6th. Contact league direct for further questions on the 2021 Spring Season!

(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LL

Tryouts occurred on February 6th. Contact league direct for further questions on the 2021 Spring Season!

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL no March update.

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LL

Attention Team Moms!! Don’t forget to attend the Team Mom meeting Tuesday, March 2nd at 6:30 pm at Wylie West Junior High. We will discuss important info needed for fundraising and a few other things. See you then!

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League

That time of year again! Great prizes, plus we have a PS5 that we will award to a player. For every 10 tickets a player sells, they will get their name in a drawing for the PS5. (Sell 20 your name goes in twice, etc.). We have set up a Venmo account for the league at Jim Ned Baseball Association. If you use this to purchase raffle tickets, make sure you include your name, phone #, and the player who should get credit in the memo so we can get them filled out correctly. Thanks!

(Jim Ned Schools)

Youth Softball

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association

Tryouts occurred on February 28th. Contact league direct for further questions on the 2021 Spring Season!

Abilene North Softball 

Last week to sign your kiddos up.
(taken from FB Feb. 27th)

Wylie Fast Pitch Softball– 

2021 Spring Fundraiser
$5 tickets are good for all five drawings!
NO PERSONAL CHECKS!
If your player needs more tickets:
Wee ball & Tee-ball: Text Bryan Nelson 325-725-3837
6u – 14u: Text Michelle Burleson 325-660-3132
The top seller wins $500 cash!!
Runner up wins $250 cash!

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association

Sign-Ups: Ages 4-18

March 20th – 11-2pm

March 27th – 11-2pm

Scarborough Park

5402 Harford St.

Abilene, TX 79605

*MUST HAVE birth certificate and registration fee of $55*

 

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association

Schedules are in the final review. We should have them out Monday. 12U and down will start on March 6th. 13U and up will start the following weekend.

(pulled from FB Feb. 26th)

 

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer –  no March update

 

Youth Hockey

 

FEBRUARY UPDATE:

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

Hebrews 10:24-25

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Rising Stars League Spotlight:

   

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UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

2021 West Texas All-Youth Expo

Reserve Vendor Booth

Information on Middle School Showcase

West Texas Showdown Tournament – Boys and Girls 11U / 14U / 18U

Register Now

Mid Range / Shooting Camp – Boys and Girls Grades 3-12th

Register Now

Passing / Serving Camp –  Grades 3-12th

Register Now

Setter / Hitter Camp – Grades 3-12th

Register Now

 

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EVENTS YOU ABSOLUTELY DO NOT WANT TO MISS!!

To become a Vendor or Sponsor for the 2021 Expo, contact info@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Expo Images on FB

To sign up for the 2021 Showcase, contact sbingham@abileneysa.org

Check out 2021 Showcase Promo Video

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON website/ facebook / instagram / twitter

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks are REQUIRED to enter facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court actively engaging in game play
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • Release Waiver is posted for ALL staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes to see and acknowledge before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

IBUY ABILENE DOWNLOAD 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

THE DISCOVERY CENTER

BCFS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

If you’re interested in your child’s development, or overall parenting education, BCFS Health & Human Services would love to help. Project HOPES provides flexible, community-based programs to support families with young children 0-5 years of age.  Contact us at 325-692-0033 or via email at HOPESAbileneReferrals@bcfs.net.

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CITY LEAGUES

Registrations for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their Fall and Spring seasons. All responses have come directly from each league’s website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Find Your League

 

League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis  –

KIDS TENNIS AT TH ABILENE COUNTRY CLUB!
we offer all ages and levels of tennis for the kids,
Please call to sign up Or if you have any questions!

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

 

Youth Basketball

AYBA – no February update

 

Youth Baseball

Abilene Eastern LL – 

Spring Registrations happening at The Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center, from 10am-1pm, on Saturday February 6th!!

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL

ONLY 9 Days left to Register for Baseball!!!
Don’t wait… go to www.abilenesouthern.org NOW!!!

(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LL

Spring Registrations happening at The Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center, from 10am-1pm, on Saturday February 6th!!

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL

Good morning everyone!! If any questions about sign ups and age requirements this up coming season please contact Maria Alvarez @ (325) 518-3940. Thanks Northern is looking forward to seeing all the kiddos play baseball.

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LL

REMINDER
Tryout dates and information:
Tryouts are based on league age. Your child’s league age is his/her age as of August 31st of 2021:
MANDATORY TRYOUTS FOR ALL PLAYERS AGES 9-14:
-League age 11-12 year olds (and 10 year olds wishing to be eligible for Majors Draft):
Thursday January 28th, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
-League age 9-10 year olds(and 8 year olds wishing to be eligible for AA Minors Draft):
Wednesday February 3rd, from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM or
Thursday February 4th, from 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
-Intermediate(league age 13):
Thursday, January 28th at 6:00 pm
-Juniors(league age 14):
Thursday January 28th, at 7:00 pm

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League

Reminder: registration closes Sunday (Jan. 31st) at midnight!

(Jim Ned Schools)

Youth Softball

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association

Hi folks! Just a reminder that you have 4 days to register WITHOUT having to pay the city’s additional $20 ($25 for out of towners) recreation fee! Sign up now to save money! 

REGISTRATION LINK

Abilene North Softball 

Don’t forget softball signs tonight at the will hair concession stand from 6-8pm! You will need the registration fee and your child’s birth certificate to sign up!
Weeball: $75
Teeball: $75
6U-14U: $90
Online sign ups are now available
Register now for our spring 2021 season
City of Abilene scholarships available:

Wylie Fast Pitch Softball– No February update

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association – no February update

 

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association – No February update

 

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer –  no February update

 

Youth Hockey

 

JANUARY UPDATE:

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”

Isaiah 43: 18-19

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We hope everyone had a Merry Christmas!!

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Camp Spotlight:
     

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UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

Rising Stars Basketball League – Boys and Girls 5-12 Years Old

Registration Closed

2021 West Texas All-Youth Expo

Reserve Vendor Booth

Information on Middle School Showcase

Volleyball Firm Foundations – Boys and Girls Grades K-6

Register Now

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2021 AYSA EVENTS

To sign up for the 2021 Showcase, contact sbingham@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Showcase Images on FB

To become a Vendor or Sponsor for the 2021 Expo, contact info@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Expo Images on FB

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON website/ facebook / instagram / twitter

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks are REQUIRED to enter facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court actively engaging in game play
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • Release Waiver is posted for ALL staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes to see and acknowledge before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

IBUY ABILENE DOWNLOAD 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

THE DISCOVERY CENTER

BCFS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

If you’re interested in your child’s development, or overall parenting education, BCFS Health & Human Services would love to help. Project HOPES provides flexible, community-based programs to support families with young children 0-5 years of age.  Contact us at 325-692-0033 or via email at HOPESAbileneReferrals@bcfs.net.

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CITY LEAGUES

Registrations for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their Fall and Spring seasons. All responses have come directly from each league’s website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Find Your League

 

League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis  – no January update

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

 

Youth Basketball

AYBA – no January update

 

Youth Baseball

Abilene Eastern LLno January update

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL

Image may contain: one or more people and baseball, text that says 'It's time to SIGN UP for baseball! SOUTHERN THER! LITTLE LEAGUE ages 4-12 Step 1: REGISTER ONLINE www.AbileneSouthern.org *Payment Plans Available* Early Bird Drawing: $50 Gift Card Giveaway for every ten registrants: Ends Dec 31,2020 Family Discount: $20 off for each additional child Step 2: TURN IN PAPERWORK Gatheryour paperwork turn-in starting in mid-January. Paperwork required: Birth certificate Medical release form School Enrollment form for Bassetti, Jackson, Ward, Clack, & Madison proofs residency Forms are avallable abilenesouthern.org the Library tab Questions? Email AbileneSouthern@gmail.com Abilene South (ages 13-16) registration TBD.'

(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LL

Sign ups begin this Friday, January 1st. Sign up before January 29th to avoid being charged the city facility fee.
We will only have 1-2 “in person” registrations this year, so don’t forget to sign up online so you don’t miss out!
Link for signups will be posted later this week!

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL

We are recommending for everyone to sign up before January 29th , the city of Abilene has added a $20 fee for in town players & $25 fee for out of town players . This is the email we have received today . We will be adding two extra dates in January 26, 27 at the senior field from 6pm-8:30pm.

REGISTRATION LINK

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LL

Who’s ready for some baseball?? Registration is open! Last day to sign up will be January 16th.
***NEW players must register online first and then come to Live Registration at Wylie West Junior High on January 12th from 6-8pm or on January 16th from 11-1pm! We can’t wait to get this season started!

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League

Registration for the 2021 Spring Season will open on 12/01/2020!

Tentative dates are as follows:

Registration 12/01-1/31

Tryouts 2/20 and 2/21

First games should begin the week after spring break on 3/15 with opening ceremonies on 3/20. Season will run through 5/15 or 5/22 depending on the # of participants for scheduling. All dates are subject to change.

 

Youth Softball

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association – no January update

Abilene North Softball 

We will begin Spring 2021 sign-ups January 11th! Whether you’re a returning player, or new to the game, we would LOVE to have you here at Abilene North!
Softball is a fantastic workout for our kiddos, helps with muscle development, and will give our children a chance to build leadership skills! We accept children as young as 2 years old through 14! For more information, please call the phone numbers listed on our flyer or send us a message!

Wylie Fast Pitch Softball– 

Spring registration will be online next week!
Watch for the post with the link. 🥎🥎🥎
**Wylie Fastpitch will no longer accept personal checks for registration, sponsorships or tournaments. The increasing number of returned checks in the last two years has forced us to make this decision. We will continue to accept cash, money orders, credit/debit cards and paypal.
**The Abilene City Council recently approved a “recreational field use fee” of $20/player for Abilene residents and $25 for out of town players. This fee will go into effect at the end of January.
IF YOU REGISTER BEFORE THEN YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED THE EXTRA FEE, SO SIGN UP EARLY!!!!
This fee is for all recreational leagues that use city fields, not just Wylie softball. We’re not happy about it either 😕

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association – no January update

 

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association

Spring 2021 Recreational Registration is now open!
( November 9th- January 8th)

Click on the link to register
https://www.gotsport.com/asp/application/reg/…

*If you plan to registered for the Spring 2021 season and are brand new to BCSA we will need a copy of your players birth certificate for proof of age.

You may email a copy to bigcountrysoccer@gmail.com or fax a copy to 325-676-1448

Thank you.

 

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer –  no January update

 

Youth Hockey

Abilene Hockey – no January update

 

DECEMBER UPDATE:

“Start children off the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not part from it”
Proverbs 22:6

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Camp Spotlight:
   

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REMINDERS:

The last week of the Hot Shots League is December 14th!

Registration for THE RISING STARS BASKETBALL LEAGUE will end November 30th, so if you want to participate you need to sign up TODAY!

UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

Rising Stars Basketball League – Boys and Girls 5-12 Years Old

Register Now

Basketball and Volleyball Winter Camps 

Register Now

2021 West Texas All-Youth Expo – Everyone!!

Reserve Vendor Booth

Information on Middle School Showcase

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2021 AYSA EVENTS

To sign up for the 2021 Showcase, contact sbingham@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Showcase Images on FB

To become a Vendor or Sponsor for the 2021 Expo, contact info@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Expo Images on FB

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON website/ facebook / instagram / twitter

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks are REQUIRED to enter facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court actively engaging in game play
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • Release Waiver is posted for ALL staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes to see and acknowledge before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

IBUY ABILENE DOWNLOAD 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

THE DISCOVERY CENTER

BCFS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

If you’re interested in your child’s development, or overall parenting education, BCFS Health & Human Services would love to help. Project HOPES provides flexible, community-based programs to support families with young children 0-5 years of age.  Contact us at 325-692-0033 or via email at HOPESAbileneReferrals@bcfs.net.

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CITY LEAGUES

Registrations for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their Fall and Spring seasons. All responses have come directly from each league’s website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Find Your League

 

League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis  – no December update

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

 

Youth Basketball

AYBA – no December update

 

Youth Baseball

Abilene Eastern LLno December update

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL

MARK YOUR CALENDARS !!!!!
Early Registration will begin December 1st online.

Here are the prices for players this year:

$80 Coach Pitch League
$100 Major, Minor, & Farm League

** There will be a $20 family discount for each additional child that you sign up after the first one**

If you have any questions please message us.

Stay Safe Southern

(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LLno December update

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL no December update

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LLno December update

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League

Registration for the 2021 Spring Season will open on 12/01/2020!

Tentative dates are as follows:

Registration 12/01-1/31

Tryouts 2/20 and 2/21

First games should begin the week after spring break on 3/15 with opening ceremonies on 3/20. Season will run through 5/15 or 5/22 depending on the # of participants for scheduling. All dates are subject to change.

 

Youth Softball

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association – no December update

Abilene North Softball 

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Wylie Fast Pitch Softball– 

Thank you for sticking with us through COVID and weather and sprinkler issues and everything else this year.

We hope everyone has a happy and healthy holiday season.

🥎 Watch for online registration for the 2021 spring season (mid-January) 🥎

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association – no December update

 

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association

Spring 2021 Recreational Registration is now open!
( November 9th- January 8th)

Click on the link to register
https://www.gotsport.com/asp/application/reg/…

*If you plan to registered for the Spring 2021 season and are brand new to BCSA we will need a copy of your players birth certificate for proof of age.

You may email a copy to bigcountrysoccer@gmail.com or fax a copy to 325-676-1448

Thank you.

 

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer –  no December update

 

Youth Hockey

Abilene Hockey – no December update

 

NOVEMBER UPDATE:


LEAGUE NEWS:

The AYSA VolleyKids League was a huge success, with over 200 kiddos coming out every Monday to learn the game of volleyball!

The AYSA Hot Shots League is getting ready to gear up November 2nd!

If you missed Hot Shots Registration, don’t worry you still have a chance to get in a league!! Be sure to SIGN UP FOR THE RISING STAR BASKETBALL LEAGUE happening in January ASAP!


UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

Rising Stars Basketball League – Boys and Girls 5-12 Years Old

Register Now

Basketball and Volleyball Winter Camps 

Register Now

The Abilene Spiketacular – Middle School Volleyball

Register Now

2021 West Texas All-Youth Expo – Everyone!!

Reserve Vendor Booth

Information on Middle School Showcase

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2021 AYSA EVENTS

To sign up for the 2021 Showcase, contact sbingham@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Showcase Images on FB

To become a Vendor or Sponsor for the 2021 Expo, contact info@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Expo Images on FB

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON website/ facebook / instagram / twitter

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks are REQUIRED to enter facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court actively engaging in game play
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • Release Waiver is posted for ALL staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes to see and acknowledge before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

IBUY ABILENE DOWNLOAD 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

THE DISCOVERY CENTER

BCFS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

If you’re interested in your child’s development, or overall parenting education, BCFS Health & Human Services would love to help. Project HOPES provides flexible, community-based programs to support families with young children 0-5 years of age.  Contact us at 325-692-0033 or via email at HOPESAbileneReferrals@bcfs.net.

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CITY LEAGUES

Registrations for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their Fall and Spring seasons. All responses have come directly from each league’s website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Find Your League

 

League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis  – no November update

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

 

Youth Basketball

AYBA – no November update

 

Youth Baseball

Abilene Eastern LLno November update

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL – no November update

(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LLno November update

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL no November update

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LLno November update

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League – no November update

 

Youth Softball

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association – no November update

Abilene North Softball – no November update

Wylie Fast Pitch Softball– 

“Fall Ball games at all complexes are postponed tonight and tomorrow night.
Games will be next Mon and Tues, same times and fields.
This Thursday is TBD.” – pulled from FB on 10.26.20

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association – no November update

 

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association

CLICK HERE for 2020 Fall Schedule

 

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer – 

CLICK HERE for:

Bulldog fans! Our schedule for this weekend is changing just a bit to accommodate the Junior High Schools and the cancellation of their Tuesday games due to inclement weather! NEW SCHEDULE is ATTACHED! LET’S GO BULLDOGS!

 

Youth Hockey

Abilene Hockey – no November update

 

OCTOBER UPDATE:


BIG BIG NEWS!! WE ARE NOW OFFICIALLY LISTED IN THE IBUY ABILENE APP!!

This free, locally created App gives you discounts at local businesses. Download and start saving! Specifically, check out our Abilene Youth Sports Authority page and get a free month of Open Gym Membership!!

IBUY ABILENE DOWNLOAD 

Both September basketball tournaments, Schools In Session and Final Stop, were a huge success with some super talented teams showing up to compete! Our AYSA VolleyKids League is also off to a great start, with over 200 kiddos coming out every Monday to learn the game of volleyball! The AYSA HotShots League is getting ready to gear up first of November as well. Be sure to SIGN UP FOR THE BASKETBALL LEAGUE quickly because spots are almost full!


UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

Hot Shots Basketball League – Boys and Girls 6-14 Years Old

Register Now

Fall Basketball Firm Foundations – Boys and Girls K-8th Grade

Register Now

2021 West Texas All-Youth Expo – Everyone!!

Reserve Vendor Booth

Information on Middle School Showcase

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2021 AYSA EVENTS

 

To sign up for the 2021 Showcase, contact sbingham@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Showcase Images on FB

To sign up for the 2021 Expo, contact info@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Expo Images on FB

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON website/ facebook / instagram / twitter

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks are REQUIRED to enter facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court actively engaging in game play
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • Release Waiver is posted for ALL staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes to see and acknowledge before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

FC DALLAS JUNIORS ACADEMY INFO

FC Dallas Flyer (002)

ACU ELITE INFIELD BASEBALL CLINIC

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CITY LEAGUES

Registrations for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their Fall and Spring seasons. All responses have come directly from each league’s website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Find Your League

 

League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis 

09/21/2020 –Junior Team Tennis (JTT) – FALL 2020 is now available! Check out the JTT page and let Melinda know if you have any questions!!

Melinda Roberson
Juniors, Junior Team Tennis , (325) 669-3340, Abilenejtt@gmail.com

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

 

Youth Basketball

AYBA – no October update

 

Youth Baseball

Abilene Eastern LLno October update

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL – no October update

(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LLno October update

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL Anyone wanting to be a team sponsor , sign sponsor or a score board sponsor for northern ! Get in contact with our president Manuel García 325-201-5604 or VicePresident Jeremey Rodriguez 325-721-4323 .

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LLno October update

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League – no October update

 

Youth Softball

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association

“Thanks to everyone who registered to play fall ball with us this year! Our season will now start on Sept. 21st since we will be playing in rotation with Wylie. You should hear something from your coach this coming week! If you have not paid, our PayPal address is: afsasoftball@yahoo.com. Have a great Labor Day weekend & see y’all soon!”

Abilene North Softball – no October update

Wylie Fast Pitch Softballno October update

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association – no October update

 

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association

CLICK HERE for 2020 Fall Schedule

 

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer – no October update

 

Youth Hockey

Abilene Hockey – no October update

 

SEPTEMBER UPDATE:


We had an INCREDIBLE summer, with lots of very sucessful events and programs. Our 2-day camps were a huge success and allowed players to work on sport specific skills. Our Firm Foundation Clinics gave kids a chance to learn the fundamentals of basketball and volleyball. Our Jon Smith Memorial showcase tournament had a great turnout and provided incoming school teams a chance to play a ton of volleyball in a tw0-day period. Our basketball tournaments (2 of which are coming up in September) were a great way for local teams to get more playing opportunities. Also, our AYSA Summer Basketball and Volleyball Leagues were a great segue into our Fall Leagues, which are starting up shortly!


UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

VolleyKids Volleyball League – Boys and Girls 6-14 Years Old

Register Now

Hot Shots Basketball League – Boys and Girls 6-14 Years Old

Register Now

Schools In Session Basketball Tournament – Boys and Girls 9U-18U

Register Now

Final Stop Basketball Tournament – Boys and Girls 9U-18U

Register Now

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2021 AYSA EVENTS

Image may contain: text that says 'ANNUAL JON SMITH MEMORIAL SHOWCASE'

To sign up for the 2021 Showcase, contact sbingham@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Showcase Images on FB

To sign up for the 2021 Expo, contact info@abileneysa.org

Check out 2020 Expo Images on FB

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON website/ facebook / instagram / twitter

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks REQUIRED to enter facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court actively engaging in game play
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • All staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes will be screened before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

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CITY LEAGUES

*Due to COVID-19 Youth Leagues have all been put on a temporary hold and will be until they have been cleared to continue with their seasons. As of May 1st, the City of Abilene Parks and Recreation Department has permitted outdoor recreational sports for four or less people. This includes opening up our basketball courts and tennis courts. Our playgrounds are still closed until further notice, but our parks are still open to the public. Please continue to practice social distancing while visiting parks and during outdoor recreational activities.

 

Find Your League

 

League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis Calling Junior Challenger Players. Rose Park is hosting a 1 day Challenger on September 5. Click here for Link.

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

Youth Basketball

AYBA registrations for 2020/2021 will start in September!! Be sure to check website for updated team, roster, coach, and season information!

Youth Baseball

Registrations for Spring 2020: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regards to their spring seasons. All responses have come directly from their website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Abilene Eastern LL – no September update

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL – 

“Southern LL will not be having Fall Ball this year.
We will see everyone in the spring!”

(pulled from FB post on August 4th)

(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LL – 

“Dixie Little League will NOT be having a Fall Ball season this coming fall. There is however a Fall Season happening through Dbat!”

(pulled from FB post on August 11th)

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL – no September update

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LL – 

“We have finally wrapped up our Spring season and wanted to say Thank You to everyone for sticking with us through all the ups and downs that this season brought. With the end of a successful Spring season finally arriving, we’ve received a lot of questions about Fall Ball. We’d like nothing more than to give our kids the opportunity to play this fall, however, we don’t feel like it is in the best interest of the league and our WLL families to do so. Therefore, WLL will not be participating in Fall Ball this year.”

(pulled from FB post on August 4th)

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League

“It looks like our normal District 5 fall ball that we are used to participating in will not happen this year. We are looking at some different options at the moment, but we could use some input on how many players would want to play.”

(pulled from FB post on August 5th)

Youth Softball

Registrations for Spring 2020: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their spring seasons. All responses have come directly from their website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association

Hey folks, we are now LIVE for online registrations!! Get your kiddos signed up for fall ball. Ages 3-14. We will be at Redbud (large concession) tomorrow (Thursday, 8/20) at 7:30 for team registrations!
Let’s make this fall ball one to remember! Last day of registration will be on Sept. 4th & games will start on Sept. 14th & go through Oct. 30th.”

(pulled from FB post on August 20th)

Abilene North Softball

“Tonight August 18th Fall Ball signups. Will Hair field 1 from 6-8pm. Bring your child’s birth certificate. Come on out!”

(pulled from FB post on August 11th)

Wylie Fast Pitch Softball– no September update

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association

“We would like to inform everyone that we will NOT be having a softball season this year due to covid19. We are very sorry for the inconvenience but the safety of our players come first. We are already thinking about ways to make next years season amazing so please watch for more information at beginning of 2021. Thank you and stay safe and see you next year.”

(pulled from FB post on May 23rd)

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association

Registrations for Fall closed 7.28.20 at mignight. Contact direct for questions!

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer – no September update

Youth Hockey

Abilene Hockey

“Registration for the Fall 2020 season begins August 1st, online registration will close September 13th. In person registrations will be held on August 22nd and 29th, watch our Facebook page for more updates and details on those.”

(pulled from FB post on August 3rd)

 

AUGUST UPDATE:

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Our Volleyball and Basketball Firm Foundation (1) Academies came to a close this week, and we are SO PROUD of all the athletes that put in hard work for an entire 6 weeks!!

 

THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS TO SUCCESS!

Playing sports is like living life – the fundamental skills must be learned, practiced, and turned into habits (character) in order to truly succeed and grow! When the pressures build in a close game or in areas of our lives, our performance always falls to the level of skills that we have made our normal habits (character). Competition REVEALS our skills (character) more than it BUILDS our skills (character). PRACTICE & TRAINING IS WHERE OUR GAME IS BUILT!! Firm Foundation Academies provide fun, challenging, and encouraging environments where youth learn to develop the skills they need to succeed in their sports and in their lives. Firm Foundation athletes receive quality instructions, COOL T-SHIRTS, and a comprehensive handbook for them to continue their development at home with their parents and friends.

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Image may contain: text that says 'ANNUAL JON SMITH MEMORIAL SHOWCASE'

The Jon Smith Memorial Showcase was a HUGE success! 26 TEAMS came out to play an entire 2 full days of non-stop volleyball!

To get signed up for the 2021 Showcase now, contact sbingham@abileneysa.org because trust us … you DON’T WANT TO MISS OUT ON THIS!

Check out 2020 Showcase Images on FB

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AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED ON website/ facebook / instagram / twitter

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————–

All AYSA and Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.

Current protocols and safety guidelines:

  • Masks REQUIRED to enter facility and to be kept on, with the only exception being players on the court
  • Sanitation stations are located throughout the facility to be used as needed
  • All staff, volunteers, parents, and athletes will be screened before entry into every single event
  • There will be a buffer in-between open gym hours and tournament gaps for staff to clear and clean the space before the next groups enter
  • Additional cleaning will take place throughout and at the conclusion of every day
  • The number of entrants allowed into the facility for events will be subject to the guidelines from the CDC and state/local officials
  • All balls will be sanitized before and after each open gym time and tournament game
  • AYSA highly encourages all individuals considered at-risk to stay home
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *

 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

 

UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS

ELEVATE Volleyball Camp – Boys and Girls 6th-8th Grade

Register Now

VolleyKids Volleyball League – Boys and Girls 6-14 Years Old

Register Now

Hot Shots Basketball League – Boys and Girls 6-14 Years Old

Register Now

Schools In Session Basketball Tournament – Boys and Girls 9U-18U

Register Now

Final Stop Basketball Tournament – Boys and Girls 9U-18U

Register Now

 

*signups for 2021 WEST TEXAS ALL-YOUTH EXPO vendor space reservations are currently open – contact us for 2021 vendor form.*

 

Raising the Bar – The Abilene Youth Sports Authority is on a mission to help kids, coaches, and parents have a better experience with youth sports than ever before. We want to cultivate an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship throughout the Abilene area and beyond.

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

COMMUNITY EVENTS

ABILENE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*

————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

CITY LEAGUES

*Due to COVID-19 Youth Leagues have all been put on a temporary hold and will be until they have been cleared to continue with their seasons. As of May 1st, the City of Abilene Parks and Recreation Department has permitted outdoor recreational sports for four or less people. This includes opening up our basketball courts and tennis courts. Our playgrounds are still closed until further notice, but our parks are still open to the public. Please continue to practice social distancing while visiting parks and during outdoor recreational activities.

 

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League News & Upcoming Season Info

Youth Tennis AUGUST JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS UPDATE: Registration dates and requirements now posted. See usta.com/texas-town-halls for more details.

Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.

Youth Basketball

AYBA registrations for 2020/2021 will start in September!! Be sure to check website for updated team, roster, coach, and season information!

Youth Baseball

Registrations for Spring 2020: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regards to their spring seasons. All responses have come directly from their website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Abilene Eastern LL

Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Joey Roberts, and as the president of Eastern Little League, please know this was an agonizing decision. The board did not make this decision on a whim, nor did it take this decision lightly. I can speak for myself and tell you there has been lost sleep and heartache over this issue. Everyone on this board is a volunteer. Everyone on this board (save the coordinators of the Challengers League) has one child or more in the league. They too have to deal with the loss of money spent, time spent coaching or watching their child(ren) practice and play, and have the disappointment of calling the season to an early close. Some of us only got two or three games in this season. None of us liked to inform our own child(ren) of the decision (including kids who are aging out), but at the same time, we are focused more on what is best for the league as a whole. We would rather look back and say we did too much instead of we should have done more. We knew no matter what decision was made, people would be upset. What I will not stand for is for people calling other people names or for parents to rag on the members of the board who took what information they had (number of players who would play, number of people affected by the pandemic, the family dynamics within our league, and the amount of money spent on uniforms, insurance, field maintenance, concession stand, signage, etc.) and made an informed decision on the refund and the safety of our players and their families. Folks, Eastern Little League is going to be better than name calling and false accusations. If you want to do that, then you can take your player(s) and go elsewhere. We will not be about that at Eastern! No, we didn’t want to make today’s decision. We wanted to play, but as we said in the original announcement, Eastern exists for the children to have a safe and fun place for baseball. As a board, we believe we can not assure those two things. We as a league (and that includes parents, coaches and players) must be better than name calling, nagging and accusations. We must rise to the occasion and figure out how we can come out of this pandemic a stronger league. We must do all we can to bond together and move forward rather than try to pull others down and tear the league apart. Division is not what Eastern Little League is going to be about. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time. Everyone stay safe and healthy, and we will see you next season.

Go Eastern!

Joey Roberts, President of Eastern Little League (posted to FB July 12)

(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)

Abilene Southern LL – 

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(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)

Abilene Dixie LLno August update.

(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)

Abilene Northern LL 

If any questions about sign ups and age requirements this up coming season please contact Maria Alvarez @ (325) 518-3940. Thanks Northern is looking forward to seeing all the kiddos play baseball.

(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)

Abilene Wylie LLno August update.

(Wylie Schools)

Jim Ned Little League – no August update.

Youth Softball

Registrations for Spring 2020: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their spring seasons. All responses have come directly from their website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.

Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association

Hey folks! We hope everyone has been enjoying the freedom we’ve been given to play ball, wherever you are! The numbers are on the rise again & it seems as though it’s affecting the youth sports leagues now, here in Abilene. 🙁 Please continue to practice social distancing, wear a face mask if possible & wash yo hands! Stay safe!

(posted to FB June 29)

Abilene North Softball

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Wylie Fast Pitch Softballno August update.

Abilene Boys & Girls Softball Association – no August update.

Youth Soccer

Big Country Soccer Association Please see updated information for league play below. If you have any questions, please get in contact the BCSA directly! Check League website for roster, team, and schedule information!

Registrations closed 7.28.20 at mignight. Contact direct for questions!

Youth Football 

Wylie Youth Football and Cheer No August update.

Youth Hockey

Abilene Hockey

In light of current events and for the safety of all our hockey community, Abilene Hockey has decided to end the Spring 2020 season and will shift focus on the Fall 2020 season. We will roll out important info in weeks to come. Stay Tuned!

(posted to FB July 3)