Division Info


Division Ages:

  Learn To Play Junior Rookie Senior Rookie Minor Major Junior Senior
Ages 4-5 6-7 7-8 10U 12U 14U 16U
House League Game Night Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu Mon/Wed/Fri Tue/Thu/Fri Mon/Wed/Fri Tue/Thu/Fri Any Any

 

Division Descriptions:

Challenger Baseball

The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and mental challenges, ages 5-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school, to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who participate in this sport worldwide.  Today more than 30,000 children participate in more than 900 Challenger Divisions worldwide.

Teams are set up according to abilities, rather than age, and can include as many as 15-20 players. Challenger games can be played as t-ball games, coach pitch, player pitch, or a combination of the three.

 

In a Challenger game, each player gets a chance at bat. The side is retired when the offense has batted through the roster, or when a pre-determined number of runs have been scored, or when three outs are recorded. Little League recommends that no score be kept during Challenger games. The Challenger players wear the same uniforms, shoulder patches and safety equipment as other Little League players.

One of the benefits of having a Challenger Division is that it encourages the use of "buddies" for the Challenger players. The buddies assist the Challenger players on the field but whenever possible, encourage the players to bat and make plays themselves. However, the buddy is always nearby to help when needed.

 

T-Ball Age 4-5

...is designed for first time & young players so they can learn the basics of the game. It is a fast, fun paced series of skills and drills followed by a quick 1 or 2 inning game. It generally lasts an hour long and requires lots of parent & grandparent involvement! THIS PROGRAM IS NOT A DROP OFF SERVICE!!!! Each child MUST have an adult remain at the ball diamonds at all times. NO EXCEPTIONS!!! This is the most fun you can have on a ball diamond!!!

 

Kinsmen Junior Rookie Age 5-6 & Senior Rookie Age 7-8

...is based on numbers. If we have enough players we create 2 groups with older players focusing a little on pitching, while the younger players focus on basics and learning. 

 

Minor Age 9-10 & Major Age 11-12

 ...Here is where the real game experience comes into play. These divisions divide into A, AA, and AAA teams based on the level of the players. This is where teams start to go to tournaments and we start to groom our pitchers. Uses a 60-foot diamond with pitching distance set at 46 feet. Features a full range of tournament play

Minor (Ages 9 & 10)

 

  • At this level, children are playing 12-man baseball.

  • Teams play 14-16 league games and at least two tournaments including playoffs.

  • Player's skills are evaluated in order to determine which tier they will play in as well providing the coaches with ratings on each player.

  • Based on the evaluation ratings, teams are drafted by the coaches.

  • All players are eligible to try out for All Star play.

Major (Ages 11 & 12)

  • Teams in both divisions play 14-16 league games as well as at least two tournament including playoffs.

  • Player's skills are evaluated in order to determine which tier they will play in as well providing the coaches with ratings on each player.

  • Based on the evaluation ratings, teams are drafted by the coaches.

  • All players are eligible to try out for All Star play.

 

JUNIORS

...This division is a little more competitive, only because that is the nature of the players in this age group. Our coaches emphasize fun, sportsmanship, technique and strategy. Uses an 80-foot diamond with pitching distance set at 60 feet 6 inches. You will see your son or daughter excel at a position that they will likely favor well into adulthood.

Junior (Ages 13-14)

  • Player's skills are evaluated in order to determine which tier they will play in, as well as providing the coaches with ratings on each player.

  • Based on the evaluation ratings, teams are drafted by the coaches.

  • Teams in both divisions play 14-16 league games as well as at least two tournaments including playoffs.

  • All players are eligible to try out for All Star play.

 

SENIORS

....The Senior League Baseball Division (previously limited to players league age 14-16) may now include players league age 13-16.

 

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