Travel Baseball Program
Crystal Lake Baseball’s Bulldogs Travel Program is the PREMIER travel baseball organization in Crystal Lake for youth ages 9-12.
Our program gives advanced players the chance to play travel baseball against some of the areas toughest competition while working towards individual goals and team success.
That success has been exemplified with its accomplishments in just a limited amount of time since its inception in 2012.
Click Here to see the Bulldog travel team accomplishments.
The Crystal Lake Bulldogs Travel baseball experience includes indoor winter training, professional baseball instruction, full uniform and equipment package, full regular season (9u-12u) league play in McHenry County and a tournament schedule for each team. Our program is hands down the highest value of any baseball travel program available.
The Bulldogs start indoor practices in November in our 10,000 sq ft private training facility with regular season games beginning in April. The season will end with a tournament schedule in late July. Travel Bulldogs play in multiple tournaments selected by each travel team. The Bulldogs will play their home games at Crystal Lake Baseball’s existing facility, Canterbury Yards (Field 2) located behind Nick’s Pizza at Canterbury Elementary School.
CL Baseball and the Bulldogs Travel program hold tryouts for the 9u, 10u, 11u, and 12u travel team during the months of July-August each year.
Tryouts are always held at the CL Baseball fields (behind Nick’s Pizza: 875 Canterbury Lane, Crystal Lake, IL 60014).
For more information regarding the Crystal Lake Bulldogs, contact the Bulldogs VP at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015-2016 Bulldog Tryout Dates and Times
9u-Saturday August 1st,12:00 p.m.and Sunday August 2nd,12:00 p.m.
10u-Friday July 31st,6:00 p.m. and Saturday August 1st,10:00 a.m.
11u-Friday July 31st,6:00 p.m. and Saturday August 1st,10:00 a.m.
12u-Date and time TBD due to MCYSA tournament
The player’s actual age on May 1st of the existing year determines which team you should tryout for.
The fees for the Bulldog program are $1,200.00 per player. There is a $300.00 commitment fee due upon acceptance of team. The $300.00 commitment fee will be applied towards your players total fees due. We offer a payment plan after the initial $300.00 is paid. Included in your fees your player will receive a full uniform package consisting of 2 jersey’s, 2 pants, 2 hats, belt, bag and helmet. Players will also receive multiple training sessions from our professional trainers. Our Bulldogs begin practicing indoors at The Nest in November – April multiple days a week. Bulldogs play in an average of 6 tournaments and typically one tournament that will require over night stay. The 11U Bulldogs will play in the MCYSA tournament at the end of July beginning of August. Each Bulldog team also plays in a travel league that typically consists of 20 games and a tournament. The Bulldog Travel program is an investment and big commitment that we ask all parents,players and coaches to honor.