UpdatedMonday June 28, 2021 byCal Ripken Sarasota.


Application Deadlines: Fall Season – August 15, Spring Season – January 15

 Completed forms and any questions must be submitted to

Cal Ripken Sarasota (Sarasota County Youth Baseball, Inc) provides limited Full and Partial registration fee scholarships to children, who without this financial assistance would not be able to participate in our youth baseball program.  The Cal Ripken Sarasota scholarship program focuses on providing opportunities for area youth to participate in youth baseball because of the physical, leadership, and character-building benefits this program can provide.

 Mandatory Requirements for eligibility:

  • Participant must meet Cal Ripken Sarasota age eligibility requirements.
  • Commitment to attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled practices and games
  • Application must be completed by a parent, guardian, or head of household, with all requested information provided (Incomplete applications will not be considered).

 Priority will be given to eligible youth meeting one or more of the criteria below:

  • Member of a multi-child family
  • Living in a single parent home
  • Receiving assistance from programs such as: SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid, SSI, Foster Care, WIC, Free/Reduced School Lunch, etc. (applicant must provide written documentation of participation in these programs to receive priority status)
  • Written recommendation by previous coaches, social workers, youth community center workers, or other social services representatives.

Note: Approval of a registration scholarship does not register the participant in the sport. Participant must still complete online registration with Cal Ripken Sarasota.


Cal Ripken Scholarship Application.pdf