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The MYAS is committed to providing the most up to date Safe Play; Back to the Diamond Guidelines and other COVID safety protocols prior to the start of the 2021 youth baseball season. The MDH and the Governor's office has notified MYAS that the most up to date guidance will be made available on Thursday, April 15th. The Gopher State COVID Care Toolbox will be made available and notifications will be made as soon as guidance is provided. 

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2020-21 GOPHER STATE SUMMER BASKETBALL GRADE DIVISIONS

 

3rd Grade – An athlete must be in the 3rd grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2010. Age Exception: An athlete was born on or after September 1, 2011.

4th Grade – An athlete must be in the 4th grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2009. Age Exception: An athlete was born on or after September 1, 2010.

5th Grade – An athlete must be in the 5th grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2008. Age Exception: An athlete was born on or after September 1, 2009.

6th Grade – An athlete must be in the 6th grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2007. Age Exception: An athlete was born on or after September 1, 2008.

7th Grade – An athlete must be in the 7th grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2006. Age Exception: An athlete was born on or after September 1, 2007.

8th Grade – An athlete must be in the 8th grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2005. Age Exception: An athlete was born on or after September 1, 2006.

9th Grade – An athlete must be in the 9th grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2004. Age Exception: An athlete was born on or after September 1, 2005.

10th Grade – An athlete must be in the 10th grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2003. Age Exception: An athlete was born on or after September 1, 2004.

11th/12th Grade – An athlete must be in the 12th grade or below for the 2020-2021 school year and born on or after September 1, 2001. Age Exception: None

 

Player Participation Rule - “Playing Up”

 Players may play up with the following limitations:


Grade Based Events

Players in 6th Grade and Younger (for events that are grade based):

  • Players may play up two grade levels.
  • Example: A 5th grader may play in a 6th grade or 7th grade tournament. The 5th grader could not play in an 8th grade or older tournament.

Players in 7th Grade and Older:

  • Players can play up without any restrictions. Please use good judgment. 

We have adopted this rule for player safety, liability and to maintain the integrity of the events.

 

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