My child participated in a competitive tryout for a ‘AA’ team, but lost out to players who live outside of Barrhead. Shouldn’t local Barrhead kids get priority?
Yes and No. Baseball Alberta has residency rules in place that require players to register in their home Associations first, prior to making any transfer requests to outside Associations. It is up to the Associations to decide whether or not any transfer requests should be approved and, generally
In all cases, ALL players will be given an opportunity to play ball even if unsuccessful in a competitive tryout process. Players unsuccessful at the ‘AA’ level will be offered a roster spot at the ‘A’ level locally within Barrhead (and their competitive fees will be refunded), or they can attempt to