MJLL All-Star Teams
Division All-Star teams are chosen for the 9U, Minor, Major and Junior divisions each season to compete in Little League tournaments after the regular spring season.
The 9U, Minor, Major and Junior All-Star teams will be eligible to play in district, provincial and national championship tournaments as follows:
9U Division - 9U/10U Invitational Tournament. They may also enter other local 9U & 10U Little League, Cal Ripken & Babe Ruth or Minor Invitational Tournaments. They may also enter Little League Alberta Minor Prairie Championship tournament. There is no Little League Minor Canadian Championships.
Minor Division All-Stars - Minor AAA Provincial Championship Tournament, Minor All-Star Invitational Tournament and Little League Alberta Minor Prairie Championship tournament. If we have enough interest and coaches for Minor All Star Teams, there will be interlock games in preparation for tournament play. There is no Little League Minor Canadian Championships.
Major Division All-Stars -Major AAA Provincial Championship Tournament, Prairie Regionals. If MJLL wins, they will represent Saskatchewan at the Canadian Little League Championship tournament. The Canadian Champion advances to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. We have won Provinicals and went to the Canadian Champion for the last two seasons.
Junior Division All-Stars - Junior All-Star tournament. If MJLL qualifies, they will play in the Little League Saskatchewan Junior Provincial Championships if there enough teams, with a chance to get to the Canadian Junior Championship tournament. The Canadian Champion advances to the Junior World Series in Taylor, Michigan.
The All-Star teams may also play in various tournaments throughout June and July.
In addition, MJLL offers the opportunity to form AA teams that will compete in AA Interlock league play in June and July. All MJLL AA teams have the opportunity to attend the Little League Alberta Prairie Championship normally held during the August long weekend to end the All-Star season.
Communication and Timing of All-Star Team Selections
A notice will be issued by either the League or one of the divisional coordinators regarding the tryout dates, times and locations for All-Star teams in each division. District All-Star teams will be selected on or after the date specified by Little League International each year. Typically this date is not prior to June 1st. All-Star teams will be disbanded after their District, Provincial, National or International play has ended. AA teams will be disbanded after Inter-lock league and tournament play is completed.
The parents will be informed of the number of games, tournaments, practice commitments, additional team fees, and any volunteering that is required, there Coach/Manager Any player chosen for an All-Star AAA or AA team will be assessed additional fees.
Managers and Coaches
Managers/Coaches of the All-Star and Select teams, are chosen by the MJLL Board of Directors' and Executive. Applications by interested Coaches are submitted for their review prior to May 15th of each year. The appointed Coaches will each be partially responsible for the selections for their respective teams, with approval by 3 MJLL members. The Coach will also select his/her assistant coaches which will be approved by the MJLL Board of Directors. Any coach wishing to be considered for an All Star team, must have coached during the regular season at least 60% of the games played in a division.
If you are interested in managing an All-Star or Select team please fill out this form
Any player may try out for any All-Star team for which they are eligible to play based on their age and residence eligibility requirements. For All-Star picks, you must play on a league team, live or attend school within the MJLL Little League boundaries and be of legal age for your division. For All-Star teams these ages are 9 for 9U, 9 and 10 for Minor, 11 and 12 for Major, 13 for Intermediate, 13 and 14 for Junior.
All players must play at least 60% of thier league scheduled games.
It is mandatory that players play within their designated division and age group for either an All-Star.
Minor age (10 year old) players who played up a division in Major during the regular season are eligible to play on the Minor All-Star team but not the Major All-Star team.
Selection Process and Criteria
Players will be rated in an unbiased manner during the selection process where individual skills and abilities will be noted and rated by impartial assessors.
Selection criteria are: eligibility, availability, ability, skills, desire and specific team needs. They will be considering in addition to baseball skills, a players’ behavior throughout the entire baseball season and its consistency with the Players Code of Conduct including a positive attitude, sportsmanship, teamwork and regular participation.
The players are expected to make a commitment to try and attend all practices and games. If a player is notified about being selected to an All-Star or Select team, the parents should let the head coach know if vacations and other conflicts will prevent the player from participating. Player availability may affect team selection. * Players may be required to submit a performance bond which will be determined by the team and committee. This is to ensure the commitment is fulfilled and another player doesn’t miss out on an opportunity.
Please review our Tournament team policies.