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Queen Ann Little League All-Star Information

Key Dates

  • All-Star teams will be announced between June 1-11.
  • Practices will start immediately after teams are announced and will go almost every day until the tournament starts.  Players are expected to be available for at least 90% of all practices.
  • There will be a warm-up tournament the weekend of June 15-17 for the Baseball Majors, 11/10 and 10/9 All-Star teams.  Players are expected to be available for the tournament.
  • Tournament dates are not final for 2018, however, the tentative dates are below.  If the team keeps winning, the tournament could last up to 10 days.  If a team wins Districts, then the State tournament starts approx 2 weeks later.  Your player must be available for the entire District tournament.
  • Tentative dates for this year's tournaments (all subject to change):

      2018 District 8 WA Little League Tournaments (Tentative)
           
  Tournament Approx Start Date Target End Date State Start Date State Host
           
  9/10 Baseball 23-Jun 2-Jul 7-Jul-18 Dist 1
  10/11 Baseball 30-Jun 9-Jul 14-Jul-18 Dist 7
  Little League Baseball 7-Jul 16-Jul 21-Jul-18 Dist 11
  Intermediate Baseball     30-Jun-18 Dist 6
  Junior Baseball 2-Jul 9-Jul 14-Jul-18 Dist 12
  Senior Baseball 25-Jun 2-Jul 7-Jul-18 Dist 9
           
  8/10 Softball 25-Jun 3-Jul 7-Jul-18 Dist 13
  9/11 Softball 7-Jul 10-Jul 14-Jul-18 Dist 8
  Little League Softball 16-Jun 26-Jun 30-Jun-18 Dist 4
  Junior Softball 16-Jun 26-Jun 30-Jun-18 Dist 2
           


General Information

To be considered for selection as a representative of QALL on an all-star team, the parent/guardian of each player will sign a Letter of Commitment. The Letter of Commitment includes agreement with eligibility requirements, which include (but may not be limited to):

All-star teams are differentiated by age as follows:

  • 8, 9 and 10 year old baseball division and softball division

  • 9, 10 and 11 year old baseball division and softball division 
  • 10, 11 and 12 year old baseball division and softball division  - Little League Division
  • 13 and 14 year old (juniors) baseball division and softball division
  • 15 and 16 year old (seniors) baseball division

At the discretion of the league, players may be required to play up a division to ensure teams are formed and balanced (i.e. 11 playing on the 11/12 team)

Depending on available number of players, a team may or may not be formed at each division. QALL may combine with neighboring leagues to form an all-star team at a specific age group.

Although the selection process will differ by division, the selection criteria are the same for all divisions:

  • Teamwork
  • Sportsmanship/Attitude
  • Offensive skills
  • Defensive skills
  • Baseball "smarts" 

Key Dates:

  • All-Star Commitment Letters due 5/5
  • Player balloting for 12/11 team 6/2
  • Coaches balloting due to All-star Coordinator 6/3
  • 9/10s All-Star tryouts at 6:oo pm on 6/3 - QA3
  • All-Star Teams Announced
    • Major Softball - June 1
    • 9/10 Softball - June 1
    • Baseball Teams - June 9
  • ‚ÄčAll-Star BBQ and team meetings on June 10 at QA3

Summary of the Player Selection Process

12/11 Baseball:

 The team will be comprised of 12-14 players from the Major’s Division.

  • The first (6) players will be selected by the players of the Major’s division by balloting. The All-Star coordinator will distribute, collect and tally the votes.
  • The next (6) players will be determined by balloting by the Manager and Coach of each Major’s team (two representatives per Major’s team total, each with one vote). Those votes will be collected and tallied by the All-Star coordinator to bring the team to (12).
  • The Team Manager will then be allowed, but not required, to add an additional 1-2 players at their discretion.
  • The team will be presented to the board for final review and approval.

11/10 Baseball:

 The team will be comprised of 12-14 players from the Major’s Division.

  • The players will be determined by balloting by the Manager and Coach of each Major’s team (two representatives per Major’s team total, each with one vote). Those votes will be collected and tallied by the All-Star coordinator to bring the team to (12).
  • The Team Manager will then be allowed, but not required, to add an additional 1-2 players at their discretion.
  • The team will be presented to the board for final review and approval.

10/9 Baseball:

 The team will be comprised of 12-14 players from the Major’s and Minors Division.

  • The first spots on this team will be comprised of ten year olds playing Majors.
  • A tryout will be held to fill out the remaining roster spots for the team.  The tryout date for 2018 will be June 3 at 6 pm at QA3.
  • The Team Manager will then be allowed, but not required, to add an additional 1-2 players at their discretion.
  • The team will be presented to the board for final review and approval.

Juniors and Seniors Player Selection Process:

The President will in conjunction with the coaches of each division select the players. The teams will then be presented to the board for final review and approval.

Softball Player Selection Process:

The VP of Softball will in conjunction with the coaches of each softball division select the players. The teams will then be presented to the board for final review and approval.

Coach Selection Process:

The league President will select the Managers and coaches and present to the Board for review and approval.  Manager selection for the 11/10 and 10/9 team will be done after players are identified.