Registration for the 2021 Season is now Open
There is a new requirement - all Managers and Coaches must complete the course on the Background web site. Teams submitting an application for the 2021 Season will not be approved unless the individual(s) listed on the application have have completed the course successfully
"The season begins with Registration of your team on the National American Legion Baseball Web Site "
All American Legion Teams must register on the National American Legion Baseball Web Site. Prior to completing the team application on the National Site, the individual who is submitting the application and who is listed as a Administrator, Coach or Manager, must pass their back ground check and take any required courses.
The Background Check is conducted by Protect Youth Sports. If you want to learn more about this company, the Link to their company web site is http://protectyouthsports.com/.
The Application for an individuals Background Check is found using the following Link:
Once the individual completing and submitting the team application has passed their background check and taken any required courses, they can submit the team application on the National Web Site
Link to American Legion Baseball Web Site for Registering a team is https://baseball.legion.org/
General Procedure for Registering your Team
Step 1 – The individual who will be completing the teams application on-line needs to successfully completed their background check. The Team application cannot be approved by the New Jersey American Legion Baseball Chairman until any coaches listed on the application have passed a background check and taken any required courses. It is recommended that only one individual who has passed his background be listed when the team application is completed and submitted for approval. Other coaches can be added later after the application has been approved. Those coaches will also be required to pass a background check and take any required courses prior to the FINAL Submission of the team roster with all its players and coaches.
The required background check for all coaches can be initiated at: https://opportunities.averity.com/ALDeptofNJ
The cost is $12 and will required a credit card payment. You should receive notification by email when your background check has been approved.
Step 2 – After you have passed your background check, you need to complete the team application on the National American Legion Baseball Web Site. Click on Tab in Main Menu line above Register or go to: https://baseball.legion.org/ - You may need to create an account or sign in to an existing account.
Step 3 – After your team application has been approved by the State American Legion Baseball Chairman, you need to buy your required Insurance and pay a National Team Registration Fee
Step 4 – Add other Coaches and Players. You can add and delete players and coaches until you finalize you team roster.
Step 5 – Final Submission of your team and approval be New Jersey American Legion Baseball Chairman. Go to your team account on the National Web Site and click on the Submit Button.
All Coaches listed MUST have passed a background check and taken any required courses or the Team Submission CAN NOT be approved.
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