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League Overview

Townsend Ashby Youth Baseball & Softball (TAYBS) is proud to once again host the 8U Summer Sandlot baseball league.   Here is an overview of the summer league.

  • Open to all boys and girls that are league ages 6-8 (Age as of May 1st).
  • Each team will have 10 games scheduled followed by a playoff tournament.
  • Games are scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday starting on July 9th and going thru August 8th.
  • Any make up games will need to be scheduled on other nights.
  • All regular season games are played at home teams local field.
  • All playoff games are played at Craven Field in Townsend and will conducted on Saturday, August 10th.  
  • There is a $400 team entrance fee which will include postseason umpires, game balls, end of season trophies for every player, MVP trophies (1 per team) & T-Shirts for every player & coach that will be provided at the end of the tournament.
  • Team fee includes up to 14 rostered players, and 2 rostered coaches.  Each additional rostered player or coach will be an additional $20 to cover the costs of shirts and trophies.
  • Individual teams are responsible for their own uniforms.
  • During the regular season, home teams will provide and pay for umpires & baseballs.  Balls must be Cal Ripken approved.
  • During the playoff tournament TAYBS will provide provide and pay for umpires & baseballs.  
  • All regular season games must have one umpire, and umpire pricing is at each individual towns discretion
  • Playoff games have one umpire per game, while the Championship game has two umpires.  
  • Kid pitch only
  • Standings will be kept on the TAYBS site
  • Winning manager must email scores to   within 48 hours of the game completion.
  • Full playing rules can be found on the left menuNote that these are NOT Cal Ripken or Little League based rules.

Deadline to register your town's team is Sunday, June 30th, game schedules will be released on July 2nd.  Please email   with the number of teams, team names, coach contact information as well as field availability/constraints.

For those who cannot enter a full team, you are welcome to send individual players to participate on a TAYBS team.  For those individual players that wish to play on a TAYBS team, the individual cost per player is $85, and registration is only open thru June 18th.   Individual players can register at http://register.taybs.org