Key Dates in 2021

2021 Season Dates

The following dates are key dates for the upcoming 2021 Spring/Summer season.  Note that these are subject to change based upon, among other things, COVID-19 restrictions.

  • By March 12: Teams formed and Coaches reach out to Players
  • April 15: Practices officially begin for Softball and Baseball
  • April 24: Opening Weekend and Rookie Parade (Rookie Parade Canceled for 2021 due to COVID-19 Concerns)
  • Mid-June: Start of Liberty Baseball Season
  • Late-June 2021: Conclusion of Rookie Baseball Season and Regular Season of Remaining House Baseball/Softball divisions (except for Liberty)
  • July 2: Conclusion of Playoffs
  • July 10: End of Season Celebration and Picnic

2021 End of Season Celebration - July 10, 2021

Below is the schedule for our WPPA End of Season Celebration at Welles Park that will take place on July 10th, 2021.

  • Award Ceremony (Welles Park Gazebo)
    • 8:30am – Rookie Baseball
    • 9:30am – 8U Softball
    • 10:00am – 10U Softball
    • 10:30am – Junior Baseball
    • 11:30am – Minor Baseball
    • 12:30pm – Major Baseball
    • 1:30pm – 12U Softball
    • 2:00pm – 14U Softball
    • 2:30pm – Senior Baseball
  • All Star Games and Home Run Derbies
    • Junior Diamond
      • 8:00am – Junior All Star Game
      • 11:00am – 10U All Star Game
    • Minor Diamond
      • 8:00am – Minor Home Run Derby
      • 9:30am – Minor All Star Game
    • Major Diamond
      • 8:00am – 12U All Star Game
      • 10:15am – Major All Star Game
      • 12:30pm – 14U Home Run Derby
      • 1:45pm – Major Home Run Derby
    • Senior Diamond
      • 9:45am – 14U All Star Game
      • 12:30pm – Senior All Star Game

2021 Board Meeting Dates

All parents that enroll a player in the program become members of the Welles Park Parents Association. A board that consists of officers approved per our by-laws make the operating decisions for the league.  A schedule of the planned board meetings for 2021 is below. Any special or emergency board meetings will be posted here with 3 days notice. All board meetings open to the community will be posted.

2021 WPPA Board Meetings
Date Time Location*
Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:30 PM Virtual Zoom Meeting
Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:30 PM Virtual Zoom Meeting
Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:30 PM Virtual Zoom Meeting
Thursday, March 4, 2021 7:30 PM Virtual Zoom Meeting
Thursday, April 1, 2021 7:30 PM Virtual Zoom Meeting
Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:30 PM Virtual Zoom Meeting
Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:30 PM Gannon's Pub Patio
Thursday, July 1, 2021 7:30 PM TBD
Thursday, September 2, 2021 7:30 PM TBD
Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:30 PM TBD
Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:30 PM TBD


*Subject to change based on COVID-19 regulations. For access to a virtual meeting, please contact president@wppachicago.org.

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