There are multiple factors that come into play when placing a youth softball player in the appropriate division, including league age and experience. The following is a a guide that can help you understand which division may be most appropriate for your child in youth softball.
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|
|Juniors||13 & 14|
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 children 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 recommended for 9 and 10 year olds, though it may also be appropriate for inexperienced 11 year old players.
Majors: This is a competitive, full kid pitch division that is open to players between the ages of 9 and 12.
Juniors: This is a competitive, full kid pitch division that is open only to players who are 13 or 14 years old.