American Legion Baseball registration for 2021 now open

American Legion Baseball registration for 2021 now open

Registration for the 2021 American Legion Baseball season opened Jan. 1.

Register online at baseball.legion.org. A new single sign-on process for American Legion websites, including baseball.legion.org, went into effect Dec. 31. Click here for more information.

The early deadline for registration is May 15. Teams registered after May 15 will be subject to a $200 late fee through the final deadline of June 1. Please note that each American Legion department may set an earlier deadline for registration.

Registration fees for senior teams are $50 for national registration, $35 for administrative fees and either $130 for season personal accident insurance or $200 for year-round insurance coverage. General liability insurance costs are $120.

Fees for junior teams are $25 for national registration, $35 for administrative fees and either $110 for season personal accident insurance or $160 for year-round insurance coverage. General liability insurance costs are $82.

State fees, if applicable, will vary by state.

To learn more about your specific department’s state fees and deadlines, contact your department chairmen.

Insurance purchases will be available Feb. 15.

As part of the education and training requirements of Public Law 115-126, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, all coaches, managers and volunteer staff members must complete the Abuse Awareness course either through Protect Youth Sports or USA Baseball. All coaches, managers and volunteer staff members must also have a completed and passed background check. Click here to download the American Legion Baseball Risk Management Guidebook.