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Evaluations for all divisions, Coach Pitch/Double AA/Triple AAA/Majors/Juniors.
The rules may change at any time during the season, and aren't solely limited to the following:

 

 

  Tee Ball
Ages 5 & 6 year olds
Player Selection Placed by Director
Season Length 10-Game Regular Season
Medals to all players
Field/Ball Size 11 inch ball
Length of Game N/A
Playing Time Rotation Sheet
Pitching Limits N/A
Fielding 4 outfielders
Batting Continuous batting order
1/2 team each inning
Bunting Allowed? N/A
Stealing No
Run Limits N/A
Score Recorded No
Time Limits 60 minutes
All-Star Opportunity No


 

  Coach Pitch
Ages 7, 8, & 9 year olds
6 year old if 1 year of Tee Ball
Player Selection 8 & 9 year olds evaluated
Placed by Director
Season Length 12-Game Season
Medals to all players
Field/Ball Size 35 foot mound
11 inch ball
Length of Game 6 innings
Playing Time Rotation Sheet
Pitching Limits N/A
Fielding 4 outfielders
Batting Continuous batting order
No more than 3 swinging strikes or 7 pitches per at bat (whichever comes first); at bat must end with a miss, a take, or a ball in play (not a foul ball)
Ball is dead if it hits the coach; runners advance only one base
No walks
Bunting Allowed? No
Stealing No
Run Limits 5-run limit except for the last called inning
Score Recorded No
Time Limits No new inning after 75 minutes with a drop dead stop at 90 minutes
All-Star Opportunity No
   

 

  AA
Ages 8, 9, & 10 year olds
Player Selection Evaluated and placed by Director
Season Length 11-Game Regular Season
Single elimination tournament with trophy
Field/Ball Size 35 foot mound
11 inch ball
Length of Game 6 innings
Playing Time During regular season, all players must play at least 3 innings
Pitching Limits 3 innings in a game, 6 innings in a week maximum
All players must play at least 1 inning in the infield
Fielding 4 outfielders
Batting Continuous batting order
No walks
After 4th ball, coach relieves pitcher
All coach pitches count as strikes
Coach must pitch within the circle
Ball in circle rule applies
Bunting Allowed? Yes
Stealing When the ball crosses the plate - no leading off
One base per batter
No stealing home
Run Limits 5-run limit except for 5th & 6th inning or called last inning; must be decided before inning begins by umps and two managers
Score Recorded  Yes
Time Limits

No new inning after 90 minutes with a hard stop after 105 minutes on weekdays and 120 on weekends
Scores revert back to last completed inning

(no time limits during end of season tournament)

All-Star Opportunity Even number of players per team selected for end of season All-Star game
May be nominated and asked to try out for 10 year old All-Stars

 

 

 

  AAA
Ages 9, 10, 11, & 12 year olds
Player Selection Evaluated and placed by Director
Season Length 11-Game Regular Season
Single elimination tournament with trophy
Blind draw for tournament pairings - no seeding
Field/Ball Size 35 foot mound
11 inch ball
Length of Game 6 innings
Playing Time During regular season, all players must play at least 4 innings
Pitching Limits 3 innings in a game, 6 innings in a week maximum (limits removed during end of season tournament)
Fielding 3 outfielders
Batting Continuous batting order
No dropped 3rd strike rule
Ball in circle rules applies
Bunting Allowed? Yes
Stealing When the ball crosses the plate - no leading off
Run Limits 5-run limit for the 1st 3 innings
No limit after the 3rd inning is complete
Score Recorded Yes
Time Limits

No new inning after 1 hour and 45 minutes with a hard stop at 2 hours on weekdays and 2 hours and 15 minutes on weekends
Scores revert back to last completed inning

(no time limits during end of season tournament)

All-Star Opportunity May be nominated and asked to try out for 10 year old, 11 year old, and 11-12 year old All-Stars

 

 

 

  Majors
Ages 10, 11, & 12 year olds
Player Selection Evaluation and Draft
Season Length 11-Game Regular Season
Single elimination interleague tournament with trophy OR Regular season winner receives trophy
Field/Ball Size 40 foot mound
12 inch ball
Length of Game 6 innings
Playing Time During regular season, all players must play at least 4 innings
Pitching Limits Book Rule
Fielding 3 outfielders
Batting Continuous batting order
May run on dropped 3rd strike
Ball in circle
Bunting Allowed? Yes
Stealing When the ball leaves the pitcher's hand
Run Limits Mercy Rule:  10 runs after 4 innings
Score Recorded Yes
Time Limits Time limit only if in first game of doubleheader 
If in first game of doubleheader, o new inning after 1 hour and 45 minutes with a hard stop at 2 hours on weekdays and 2 hours and 15 minutes on weekends
Scores revert back to last completed inning
All-Star Opportunity May be nominated and asked to try out for 10 year old, 11 year old, and 11/12 year old All-Stars

 

 

  Juniors
Ages 12 (if in 7th grade with at least one year of majors), 13, & 14 year olds; if in high school, can join after high school season is complete
Player Selection Evaluation and Draft
Season Length 12-game Regular Season
Single or double elimination interleague tournament with trophy?
Field/Ball Size 43 foot mound
12 inch ball
Length of Game 7 innings
Playing Time During regular season, all players must play at least 4 innings
Pitching Limits Book Rule
Fielding 3 outfielders
Batting Continuous batting order
May run on dropped 3rd strike
Ball in circle
Bunting Allowed? Yes
Stealing When the ball leaves the pitcher's hand
Run Limits Mercy Rule:  10 runs after 5 innings
Score Recorded Yes
Time Limits None
All-Star Opportunity Nomination
Must have played in 40% of eligible games available to Juniors

 

 

Seniors

  • Ages 15 and 16
  • Can be recruited from within District 9.