General Tryout Information:

  • Player ages are determined by their age as of May 1.  For the Fall 2019-Summer 2020 sports year players are considered the age they are on May 1, 2020.
  • Tryouts may not be held on SCABA fields prior to August 1, 2019
  • To reserve a field, contact SCPR (contacts at bottom of the page) – the web manager cannot reserve fields.  Only after you have fields reserved can you email the web manager to have your posting listed.
  • This site is for teams playing SCABA league only – please do not send posting information for other types of teams.  Thank you!
  • If you’d like your team or player information added to this page please Fill out the form at



  • 7U Kansas Crush.  Will play 1-2 summer tournaments and SCABA League.  Will have winter practices.  Tryouts: contact for details.  Contact: Trevor Hamilton ( or 785-213-6963)
  • 7U Topeka Raptors.  Contact: Darren Rottinghaus ( or 785-336-1591).  No fall tournaments, 0 or 1 summer tournament and will play SCABA League.  No tryouts – just contact the coach.  Looking for 5-6 year olds ready to move up and play 7u for 2 years.
















      • 12u – AA – Topeka Bulls. Will play 6-8 summer tournaments and SCABA league. Will have winter practices. Tryouts: private only – please contact to schedule. Looking for: 2-3 players. Contact: Allan Cooper / Shawn Menke ( or 806-8800 / 554-4553)




      • 13U AA – Rossville Dawgs.  Will play 7-8 summer tournaments.  Will have winter practices.  Tryouts: Call for details.  Looking for: 4-5 players.  pitchers preferred.  Contact: Terry Horak ( or 785-250-7135)




      • 14U AA – Topeka Storm.  Will play 1 fall tournament and possibly fall league, 4-5 summer tournaments and SCABA League.  Will have winter practices.  Tryouts: Contact for private tryouts.  Looking for: 2-3 players.  Contact: Dave Everhart ( or 785-633-7454)




      • 15U AA – Topeka Dodgers.  Will play 3-4 fall tournaments and TBD Summer tournaments.  Will have winter practices.  Tryouts: Call or text for private tryouts.  Contact: April ( or 785-806-2176)
      • 15U AA – Blue Sox.  Will play 4-5 summer tournaments.  Tryouts: call for 1 on 1. looking for additional player/pitcher for summer 2020.  Looking for: 1-2 players.  Contact: Art Oczko ( or 785-817-5663)




      • 16U AAA – Topeka Shockers.  Will play 2 fall tournaments and 6 summer tournaments.  Tryouts: contact.  Contact: Matt Wurtz ( or 785-845-2359). Info: As of 8/17 we are still looking for a couple players for the fall and next season. Catcher is the position that we are looking for most, but pitchers and players that are strong at other positions will definitely be considered. If you are interested please contact Matt Wurtz at 845-2359 to setup a tryout.




      • Age as of May 2020: 7.  2019-2020 Grade: 1st.  Contact: Jeff Ogle ( or 785-213-1537).  Experience with all positions.  Additional info:  played 6U baseball the last 3 years with good hitting and fielding skills.
      • Age as of May 2020: 7.  2019-2020 grade: 2nd.  Contact: Ben Walker ( or 785-231-7210).  Just finished 3rd year of TBall and has played every position. Strong hitter, very coachable and willing to play any position.
      • Age as of May 2020: 7.  2019-2020 Grade: 1st.  Contact: Christopher Schulz ( or 785-554-7417)  Info: Son is 6, will be going into Kindergarten, has done 6U for 2 years, looking to move up to play with players of his same skill level.




      • Age as of May 2020: 8.  2019-2020 grade: 2nd.  Contact: Leon Hiatt ( or 785-218-3129).  Interested in: All positions.  Additional Info: High batting average
      • Age as of May 2020: 8.  2019-2020 grade: 2nd.  Contact: Randy Kibbee ( or 785-438-8005).  Has experience with all positions.  Additional info: Has previously played up an age group on AA team for the past 2 years and is looking to play with his own age group. Extremely coachable and hard working. High batting average. Dad is willing to help with practices. 



      • Age as of May 2020: 11.  2019-2020 grade: 5th.  Contact: Kerri Shaik ( or 785-215-2234).  Catcher/infield


      13U New Bat Rules

      Effective January 1st 2020, all 13U events and all teams in 13u events must use a maximum drop 8 (-8) bat with the official USSSA 1.15 BPF Mark permanently stamped. All 14u events and all teams in the 14u event must use a maximum drop 5 (-5) bat with the official USSSA 1.15 BPF Mark Permanently stamped.

      Rule 7.01.C Penalty: (First Offense) –If the Umpire discovers that a bat does not conform to USSSA Rule 7.01.C until a time during or after which the bat has been used in play, it shall not be grounds for declaring the batter out and/or ejection from the game. If the Umpire discovers that a bat has been used to put a ball in play and before the next legal pitch, the defensive team shall have the choice of the result of play or the batter being called out and all runners returning to the base occupied at the time of the pitch. (Second Offense)–If a team is found in violation of this rule a second time, then the manager shall be ejected in addition to the First Offense penalty.

      Complex Address:

      3025 SE Croco Rd

      Topeka, KS  66605

      Mailing Address:

      Shawnee County Parks & Recreation

      801 NE Poplar

      Topeka, KS  66616


      Phone: (785) 251-2970

      Fax (785) 246-0804