What Comes after Sign-Ups? What is League Age?? When Do We Start?? FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS!!
Written by: League Administrator
Friday, December 30, 2016
FIND ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
MLL LEAGUE & DIVISION INFORMATION
ANSWERS / QUESTIONS:
What divisions of play are there and what are their ages??
MLL has 8 divisions of baseball within our league:
Minor M Division Baseball: 4 through 6yr olds
Minor MM Division Baseball: 7 & 8 yr olds
Minor MMM Div Baseball: 9-11yr old *12 with waiver
Minor B Division Softball: 4-7 yr olds
Minor A Division Softball: 7-10 yr olds
Major Division Baseball/Softball: 10-12 yr olds
Juniors Division Softball: 13-14 yr olds
LEAGUE AGE- is based on player age as of April 30 for Baseball and Tee Ball divisions and December 31st for Softball.
The age brackets for each division are guidelines, division placement is performed by the league and based on age and evaluated skill level. Exceptions will be handled on a case by case basis and will be determined by the league.
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What are tryouts and evaluations???
Tryouts are for age eligible players who want to be drafted into and play in the Majors and Juniors competitive divisions.
Evaluations are for minors instructional and developmental divisions and function to aid in division placement and team balancing.
MAJOR DIV TRY-OUTS: If your child will be age 9 through 12 by April 30th (December 31st for Softball) and they wish to be eligible to be drafted into the Major Division, they MUST attend the tryout session for their league; See our website as the date approaches for more info.
MINORS EVALUATIONS: If your child will be playing in the Softball Minors Divisions they MUST attend the evaluation day for their league. If your child is playing in the Baseball Minors division and is age 7 or greater as of April 30th they must attend the evaluation day for their league. Evaluations are for division placement and team balancing. See our website as the date approaches for more info.
TEE BALL- No Evaluations
MINORS BASEBALL- Age 6 and 7 No Evaluations
MINORS BASEBALL- Ages 8+ Evaluations for division assignment and team balancing
MINORS SOFTBALL-Evaluations for division assignment and team balancing
MAJORS- Candidates tryout and are drafted by managers; returning majors do not tryout
When do we start???
Majors divisions start first with practices beginning in end March and games starting in late April.
Minors divisions start practices in mid April and games starting in May.
single M divsion practices and games begin in mid may to allow the weather to warm up for the younger players.
How are we contacted????
Once MLL volunteer coaches receive their team rosters they will call or e-mail all players parents at the contact info supplied during registration.
How do I volunteer???
The below link will take you to info page with league descriptions/explanations, league timeline, volunteer information, and Parent Suggestions for a successful, safe, and fun season.
2016 SPRING SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
LINK TO MLL Schedule http://middll.org/schedules.php
CONTACT US AT MIDDLL@MIDDLL.ORG IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS!!!
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING MIDDLETOWN LITTLE LEAGUE!!!
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