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2023 registration is now open

Player and Coach Registration for the Spring 2023 season for ages 3 and up is open.  This includes Buddy Ball and Pony.  Please be sure to register early as some of our programs fill up quickly.  If you have any questions please email us as information included in the registration notes may not be reviewed until teams are formed in March.

  • Ages 3 through 12 will begin practice in April and games will be in May and June.  Games and the Postseason tournaments will conclude by June 25. 
  • Pony is expected start practices in mid-May and begin games on June 1.  Pony will involve 3 to 4 games per week with doubleheaders scheduled on Saturdays.  Games will end by July 6th at the latest and the postseason tournament will be from July 9 to 16.
  • Fees for all programs ages 5 and up are $110 per player.
  • Fees for the 3/4 year old program are $50 per player.
  • Buddy Ball is a no cost program

See the Registration page for the resources and links for coaching registration which describes the training requirements for our Adult Volunteers. 

  • Concussion training certificates dated from 2022 are valid for 2023.
  • Abuse Training is an annual training requirement.  The links to those two courses are below:

New for 2023 the Coaches clinic will return to an in-person format and be conducted by the staff of Hilliard Darby Baseball.  This is expected to be in late February.

Division rules are reviewed after each session and the minor updates to the rules for 2023 will be posted in early January.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

HBA Day at a Columbus Clippers game

Returning this year is the HBA Day at a Columbus Clippers game.  It will be during the May 21st game and there will be an onfield parade for the HBA players prior to the game. 

Information on how to purchase tickets will be coming soon.


Important Dates for 2022

Timeline of dates for 2022

Rules of Play for Each Age Group

Age Group Rules

Hilliard Baseball Association

HBA has been an active member of our community for more than 50 years providing recreation, fun, teamwork, and great memories for Hilliard's kids since the 1960s.  It is our goal to provide a fun, safe, and instructional environment and provide an opportunity for any child to play baseball.

Interested in being an Umpire for HBA?

Umpire registration for the 2022 spring baseball season will open on January 1, 2022. Please visit the website and look for the HBA icon.

To participate in the Hilliard Baseball Association umpiring program, you must be at least 12 years of age.  To be a plate umpire, one must be at least 16 years of age and have at least two years prior base umpire experience.  Umpires are required to be a student within the Hilliard City School District.  Should you have any questions or need assistance with the registration process, please contact Mary Beth Goldsberry at 614–477–2009.

Coach Registration Trainings

To ensure the safety of our players and coaches, anyone who is registering to be a coach will need to complete two online courses prior to completing registration.  The courses are linked in the registration form but can be found here as well. 

NFHS Learn Concussion Training

USA Baseball:  Abuse Awareness for Adults

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