Placing a youth baseball player in an appropriate division is determined by several factors, including the child’s league age as well as level of experience. The following information is intended as a guide to help you understand which division may be most appropriate for your child.
Divisions and Ages
|Tee Ball (co-ed)||4 to 6|
|Minor C||6 & 7|
|Minor B||7 & 8|
|Minor A||9 & 10|
|Majors||10 to 12|
|Intermediate||11 to 13|
|Juniors||13 & 14|
|Seniors||13 thru 16|
Tee-Ball: Recommended for first and second year players who are between 4 and 6 years of age. This is a co-ed division.
Minor C: Also known as coach pitch, this is recommended for baseball players who are either 6 or 7 years old and have played at least one season of tee ball.
Minor B: This is a kid pitch/coach pitch division that is recommended for 7 and 8 year olds. Experienced players who are 6 years old may also be considered.
Minor A: This is a competitive, full kid pitch division that is recommended for 9 and 10 year olds. The Minor A division may also be appropriate for 11 year old players who have no previous baseball experience.
Majors: This is a competitive, full kid pitch division that is open to players between the ages of 9 and 12.
Intermediate: Also commonly referred to as 5070, this is a competitive division that is open to players between the ages of 11 and 13. In this division, games are are played with a pitching distance of 50 feet (rather than 46 feet in Majors and below) and base paths of 70 feet (rather than 60 feet in Majors and below). This division is used to help prepare players to make the jump to the 60 foot pitching distance and 90 foot base paths experienced in Juniors and above. Most players should have at least one season of experience at the Majors level prior to playing in this division.
Juniors: This is division is open only to players who are 13 or 14 years old.
Seniors: This competitive division is primarily for 15 and 16 year olds but is open to those between 13 and 16.