Played on a 46/60 foot diamond. Recommended for ballplayers ages 8-9. Players build and refine their fundamental skills while beginning to understand game strategy as well as gain knowledge of pitching fundamentals. Safety is the number one priority. Once the season starts, coaches are expected to perpetually evaluate each players skills and developmental opportunities. As such, players will experience positions that are consistent with their progress to avoid unnecessary risk of injury.
- Teams meet 1x during the week for a 1-1.5 hour practice and 2x a week for a 6 inning or 2 hour max game. Typically 1 Saturday morning game and 1 weekday game.
- Games and practices are scheduled at Ewald Park in Southbury & Quassy Field in Middlebury.
- Practice day and time is scheduled after registration is complete and teams are formed.
- Team rosters are formed by a coaches draft facilitated by Minors Commissioner.
Open to: Residents of: 06488,06762
born between: 05/01/2012 and 04/30/2014