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Tee Ball

Tee Ball Baseball is for boys and girls 4-5 years old who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding.

In Tee Ball, players hit a ball off a batting tee. Rules of the game may be varied to accommodate the need for teaching.

 The primary goals of Tee Ball are to instruct children in the fundamentals of baseball and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork.

Parents are strongly encouraged to become involved in this introduction level of Little League. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league.

Tee Ball rosters may be composed of between 12 and 20 players, but most leagues have rosters in the 12-15 range.

No live pitching is permitted in this division. Generally, the diamond used is a 60-foot diamond, but the league has the option to use a 50-foot diamond.

Minors AA Baseball/Softball

AA division is a semi-competitive division where basic skills are refined, and rules of the game are instructed and re-enforced while developing not only skills but how the game is played.

Baseball ages are 8-9 year olds and Softball ages are 8-10 year olds

This level of play is player pitch only and real baseball / softball games. Coaches are required to help all players develop at all levels of the game.

It gives children of this age the opportunity to experience tournament competition, up to state level.

The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 42 feet for baseball.

Minors A Baseball/Softball

Minors Baseball / Softball A Division programs for boys and girls may be operated within each division for younger players with less experience. The baseball league may be players ages 6-7.

The softball league may be players ages 5,6,7.

Divisions may be established within the Minor League for "machine pitch," "coach-pitch" or "player-pitch." By local option, Purpose of this division is to teach the players different positions in the field, how to get batters out, run the bases correctly. Start the basics of a real game.

Rosters may be composed of between 12 and 20 players, but most leagues have rosters in the 12-15 range. The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance varies.

Parents are strongly encouraged to become involved in this introduction level of Little League. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league.

Majors Softball/Baseball

The Majors Division is for boys and girls ages 10-12.

Players must try out for the Majors Division. A Draft is held after the tryouts and players are picked based on ability to play at this level. All 12 year olds must play in this division of play. 10 and 11 yr olds that are not chosen for the Majors Division will play in the AAA Baseball Division, which has the same rules as the Majors Division.

A local league may choose to limit its Major Division to 10-, 11- and 12-year-olds, or 11-12-year-olds.

The local league has an option to choose a Tournament Team (or "All Stars") of 11-12-year-olds from within this division, and the team may enter the International Tournament.

Majors division is the most competitive of all divisions. Majors Division Baseball will be played on a 70ft diamond and 51ft pitching distance. Advanced skills are taught in this level to get players ready for the next level of ball (School ball - Travel ball.)

Parents are strongly encouraged to become involved in Little League. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league.