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League Structure

 

Questions regarding the
Boys Programs:


Contact Vice President
of Boys, John Walsh at 330.507.5510

Questions regarding the
Girls Programs:

Contact Vice President
of Girls, Chris LaCivita at
330.423.3361
BCB League Structure for Little League
 These brief descriptions of the divisions are for registration purposes only.
They are an overview of what to expect for your child during the season.
Rules for individual divisions will be available as the season nears and will govern division play.

  2019 Baseball Divisions 2019 Softball Divisions

• Mushball - 4-5-year-olds (Co-ed)
Coach pitch for 3 pitches and then use a tee if player does not hit after the 3 pitches. Emphasis on players learning basic fundamentals. Players will learn to play all positions by rotating each inning. Games will be 1 hour or 6 innings whichever comes first.
• Rookie - 6-7-year-olds
Coach pitch for entire season. Boys in this division will play with a reduced injury factor (RIF) baseball or similar. At this level, there will be a higher emphasis on player development. Players will rotate positions every 2 innings. Games will be 90 minutes or 6 innings whichever comes first. The objective at this level is for kids to learn the following:
• Responsibilities for each fielding position
• Proper fielding, hitting and throwing techniques
• Base Running skills and responsibilities
• Hitting without the use of a tee
• Minor - 8-9-year-olds
Faster pace and more competitive play; Little League hard ball is used. Games will be 90 minutes or 6 innings whichever comes first with score being kept. Players will play a minimum of one infield and one outfield position per game.
Player pitch will be incorporated during the year to teach pitching, catching and hitting off of a live pitcher. These games will be played under revised rules.
• Junior Varsity 9-10-year-olds
Player pitch and Little League baseball rules apply. All players will play a minimum of 3 defensive innings. Games will be 1 hour and 50 minutes or 6 innings whichever comes first. Teams will be selected by draft.
• Varsity - 11-12-year-olds
Little League Baseball Rules apply. Competitive baseball is played at this level. Players will play a minimum of 2 defensive innings and 1 at bat. Teams are selected through a draft. Any 11- year-old player who is not drafted will be drafted to a Junior Varsity team.
• Intermediate - 11-13-year-olds
This 50/70 Division will be a District League. Players can play both Varsity and/or PONY division or 50/70 only. 50ft mound/70ft bases. Jr. League rules.
• Jr. League/PONY - 13-14-year-olds
Jr. League Little League/Tri-T PONY
Home games are at the Fields of Dreams with away games played at surrounding communities.
• Colt - 15-18-year-olds
Tri-T Colt League
Home games are at the Fields of Dreams with away games played at surrounding communities.

 
• Mushball - 4-5-year-olds (Co-ed)
Coach pitch for 3 pitches and then use a tee if player does not hit after the 3 pitches. Emphasis on players learning basic fundamentals. Players will learn to play all positions by rotating each inning. Games will be 1 hour or 6 innings whichever comes first.
• Rookie - 6-7-year-olds
Coach pitch for entire season. Reduced Injury Factor (RIF) ball used. Higher emphasis on player development. Players rotate positions every 2 innings. Games will be 90 minutes or 6 innings whichever comes first. Emphasis on fielding, hitting, throwing and base running skills.
• Junior Varsity - 8-9-10-year-olds 
Player pitch and most Little League rules apply. Games will be 1 hour and 50 minutes or 6 innings whichever comes first. 
• Varsity - 11-12-year-olds
Little League Softball rules will apply at home games. Competitive softball played at this level. Teams selected through Draft. Play in League with other communities.
• Jr. League/PONY - 13-15-year-olds
Jr. League Little League/Tri-T PONY
Home games are at the Fields of Dreams with away games played at surrounding communities.
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