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Charlton Little League Division Descriptions

Not sure of what division to sign your child up for? The age chart below helps determine their "league age" and descriptions give you all the info needed to get started.
When registering for the Fall Season, select the division your child will play in the upcoming Spring Season.



INTRO TO BASEBALL (League Ages 4-5) (NOT AVAILABLE FOR FALL)
This is the league's NEWEST entry level division, designed specifically for 4 and 5 year old children. At this level, the player begins his/her understanding of baseball. Emphasis will be on the fun aspects of the game in a safe and controlled manner.

TEE BALL (League Ages 4-5-6) (NOT AVAILABLE FOR FALL)
This division is an introductory division of Little League Baseball. The purpose of the division is to introduce players to the most fundamental aspects of the game of baseball. The focus of activities should be on basic knowledge of the various positions on the field and the basics of good throwing mechanics, batting stance, and proper bat grip. This is a noncompetitive division. A score is not kept for games and standings are not kept during the season.

PONY LEAGUE (League Ages 5-6)
This division is the Coach Pitch division of Little League Baseball. The purpose of the division is to further the players fundamental skills and knowledge of the game. The focus of activities should be on the introduction of hitting live pitches, base running, and more advanced defensive skills. This is a noncompetitive division. A score is not kept for games and standings are not kept during the season.

MINORS (League Ages 7-8-9)
Little League Minor League Division is a Minor League division comprised of all 8 and 9 year old registered players and (as needed) some 7 year old players as determined during the league’s annual tryouts. The purpose of the division is to develop player’s skills and abilities for future play in the AAA or Major Divisions. Games are played competitively and scores are kept during the game, but seasonal standings are not maintained. The emphasis on this division should not be winning each and every game of the regular season, but rather, in developing and helping to improve all players’ skills and interest in future play. Managers are strongly encouraged to develop as many pitchers and catchers through practice and game time experiences as possible.

AAA (League Ages 9-10-11)
Little League AAA Division is a Minor League division comprised of all 10 year old and 11 year old registered players not assigned to the Major Division. Nine year old players may also be placed in the AAA Division (as determined during league’s annual spring tryout) in order to complete team rosters for the season. Games are played competitively, score is kept and division standings are kept for determination of post season playoffs.

MAJORS (League Ages 10-11-12)
Little League Major Division is a competitive division comprised of all 11 & 12 year old registered players with 10 year old players placed in the division by means of a divisional draft. The league President (with approval from the District Administrator) may approve the placement of a twelve 12 year old in a division other than as described above for the safety of the player.  Such placement may not be in conflict with Little League Rules.

JUNIORS (League Ages 13-14)
This division is a competitive league for ages 13 & 14. This league participates in an inter-league program with several other adjacent towns. This league requires occasional travel to other towns for game play. Tryouts are mandatory for ALL players with all players making a team. The number of teams will depend greatly on the number of players that register. The season will conclude with an inter-league playoff for the top teams.

SENIORS (League Ages 15-16)
This division is a competitive league for ages 15 & 16. This league participates in an inter-league program with several other adjacent towns. This league requires occasional travel to other towns for game play. Tryouts are mandatory for ALL players with all players making a team. The number of teams will depend greatly on the number of players that register. The season will conclude with an inter-league playoff for the top teams.

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