Abuse Prevention Training

Updated Sunday March 24, 2019 by BYB.

Training Link:   https://safetysystem.abusepreventionsystems.com/register/f7645fc56f860786

When registering, please click on ‘Volunteer’ and choose ‘Sexual Abuse Awareness Training-Youth Sports’.


Babe Ruth League, Inc.

Latest Rule Changes for 2019
Last Updated 12/6/2018

The International Board of Directors has approved the following rule changes beginning with the 2019 season. These changes will be reflected in the 2019 Babe Ruth League, Inc. Rules and Regulations.

Part 1 – Rules modified to meet the standards of the Safe Sports Act

  1. Rule 0.01, Paragraph 7 – Background Checks (Cal Ripken Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball, Babe Ruth Softball) - Once a volunteer has successfully completed and passed background screening, it is valid for a two (2) year period.
  2. Rule 0.04 – Paragraph 5 (Cal Ripken Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball, Babe Ruth Softball) – Babe Ruth League, Inc. rostered managers and coaches in all Divisions are required to complete coaching education, a nationwide background screening, and Abuse Prevention Training in accordance with the Safe Sports Act.
  3. Rule 0.01 – Paragraph 6 – Requirement for Charter – Leagues that use 3rd Party Insurance must show $1,000,000 liability coverage for sexual abuse and molestation coverage.