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Fall Ball Information


Games are played in McHenry and neighboring towns.


Registration Fees

1 Player

2 Players

3 Players

$ 35

$ 60

$ 75


Divisional cutoff will be based on age as of January 1st. All players have the option to play up one division.

Division

8U

10U

12U

14U

16U

Ages

7-8

9-10

11-12

13-14

15-16

5 & 6 year old girls wanting to play fall ball will have to play up in the 8U division.


  • Registration runs until the end of first week in August.
  • Draft is held on the 2nd Thursday in August
    • You should hear from your coach within 3 - 4 days of the draft.
    • If you do not hear from your coach, please email Player Agent: Agent@mchenrypigtail.com
  • Practices begin after the draft.
    • Teams typically practice 2 times a week.
    • Practices are typically held Mon-Fri at 5:00-6:30 or 6:30-8:00.
    • Practices are typically at Petersen Park or Fox Ridge.
  • Season is 8 games.
    • Games are played on Saturdays during September and October.
    • 4 Games are typically played at home (Petersen Park or Fox Ridge).
    • 4 Games are typically played away (neighboring towns).
  • Uniform Info.
    • T-Shirts / jerseys are provided to all ages.
    • Pants or shorts (with sliding shorts) are required, but not provided.
    • Cleats or soft sole tennis shoes are required, but not provided.
  • Equipment Info.
    • Softball / baseball glove is required.
    • League provides balls, bats, catcher's gear, and helmets for use during practices and games.
    • League provides 3 protective face masks per team for use during practices and games.   These are required at Pitcher, 1st Base and 3rd Base.   Players must provide their own protective face mask if they wish to wear in other positions.
  • Refund Policy:   Any player who withdraws from the Pigtail League prior to draft night will be refunded 100% of the registration fee upon written request.  Refund requests after draft night and prior to September 1st will be refunded 50% of the registration fee upon written request.  No refunds will be granted after September 1st without Board approval.