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T-Ball (5U)

  • For ages 4 and 5yr olds - (A league age 3yr old or 6yr old may be permitted by league approval).
  • 6-8 players per team.
  • Instructional Co-Ed Division.
  • Tee Only Batting.
  • No Strikeouts.
  • Emphasis on Fundamentals of the game and FUN!!


Coach Pitch  (6U)

  • For ages 5 and 6yr olds - (A league age 4yr old or 7yr old may be permitted by league approval).

  • 8-10 players per team.
  • Coach Pitch Only / No Tee.
  • Co-Ed Division Utilizing Baseball equipment.


Machine Pitch  (8U)

  • For ages 7 and 8yr olds - (A league age 6yr old or 9yr old may be permitted by league approval).

  • 10-12 players per team.
  • Player Evaluation / Draft Format Team Selection.
  • Machine only pitching.
  • Front of Machine Distance - (Baseball 46ft and Softball 35ft).
  • Separate Baseball and Softball Divisions.


Kid Pitch  (10U)

  • For ages 9 and 10yr olds - (A league age 8yr old or 11yr old may be permitted by league approval).

  • 10-12 players per team.
  • Player Evaluation / Draft Format Team Selection.
  • Baseball plays on a 46/60 Field - (46ft mound and 60ft base paths).
  • Softball plays on a 35/60 Field - (35ft mound and 60ft base paths).
  • Separate Baseball and Softball Divisions.


Kid Pitch  (12U)

  • For ages 11 and 12yr olds - (A league age 10yr old or 13yr old may be permitted by league approval).

  • 10-12 players per team.
  • Player Evaluation/Draft Format Team Selection.
  • Baseball plays on a 50/70 Field - (50ft mound and 70ft base paths).
  • Players learn to how to lead off and perform pick offs - (Baseball Only).
  • Softball plays on a 40/60 Field - (40ft mound and 60ft base paths).
  • Separate Baseball and Softball Divisions.
  • A player who is league age 13 and is playing on a middle school team will not be eligible for this division. A League age 12 player playing middle school is eligible to play in this division.


Junior League (15U)

  • For ages 13, 14 and 15yr olds - (A league age 12yr old may be permitted by league approval).

  • 10-12 players per team.

  • Division will be played using Middle School dimensions and equipment rules, including ball and bat requirements.
  • Season begins around the end of May.
  • Separate Baseball and Softball Divisions.
  • A minimum of 4 teams are needed for this division to happen in either baseball or softball.
  • Coaches who are interested in starting a team should contact the WNCYSA no later than April 29th. You may bring six players to start your team, players will be drafted from the player pool to bring each team up to a maximum of 12 players.
 

Adult League (18+)

  • For ages 18 and older.

  • 12-15 players per team.

  •  League will host a player draft for new players in Mid-May.

  • Division will be played utilizing MSBL and AABL rule guidelines.
  • Wood Bat Only League.
  • Season begins around the beginning of July.
  • Baseball Division Only.
  • Anyone that would like to start their own team can bring a minimum of 8 players to be eligible to draft players, if players are available.
  • Contact us at avlbaseball@gmail.com to find out more details regarding this league.
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