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2023 Baseball - Little League

Eligible players ages 9-12. Players will compete in either Intermediate Baseball or Major Baseball, as determined by the mandatory skills assessment and Majors draft selection.

For all baseball players ages 9-12 who were not yet selected to a Major Division roster in Spring 2022, a player skills assessment will be held on February 26th.  More information to follow.

All players will be evaluated in hitting, throwing and fielding. Drills will be observed by Major and Intermediate coaches. All players MUST ATTEND the Skills Assessment. The assessment allows each coach to evaluate the basic skills of each eligible player to aid in the player selection process.

Intermediate Baseball (age 9-11)
Scores and records are kept throughout season. Regular LL baseball rules. Practice and/or games 2-3 times per week. Competitive baseball is played while still developing players as their final step before reaching the major baseball division.

Major Baseball (age 9-12)
Competitive play, the league's most competitive division. Scores and records are kept throughout season. Regular LL baseball rules. Practice and/or games 3-4 times per week.

School enrollment form: https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/school-enrollment-form/

Little League Baseball Age Chart: https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/2023-baseball-age-chart/

 

PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION ONLY.  FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL AT TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL RESULT IN AN INVALID REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY NLL

Base Cost: $195.00

Opened: 12/01/2022
Closes: 02/24/2023

2023 Baseball - Minors

Eligible player ages 7-8. More competitive than Tee Ball, but still focused on developing skills. Mix of kid pitch, coach pitch, and machine pitch. All players bat in lineup. Practice and/or games 2 times per week.

School enrollment form: http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/school-enrollment-form.pdf

Little League Baseball Age Chart: https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/2023-baseball-age-chart/

Registrations will NOT be accepted after April 2nd.

Teams will be assembled after registration closes and coaches will email their teams.

PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION ONLY. FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL AT TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL RESULT IN AN INVALID REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY NLL

Base Cost: $160.00

Opened: 12/01/2022
Closes: 04/02/2023

2023 Baseball/Softball - Tee Ball 4yr old (Boys and Girls)

Eligible player ages 4.  Introduction to baseball for boys and girls

Little League has developed easy to follow practice plans to help bring fun and activity into our Tee Ball practices, while teaching the fundamentals.

Practice and/or game 2 times per week. This will help keep the kids engaged while teaching them the fundamentals to the game of Baseball/Softball while having fun!

Player Eligibility - Players Baseball age 4 are allowed to participate. There are no tryouts, and players are assigned to co-ed teams. Based on registration numbers, 4 year old tee ball may be combined with 5-6 year old tee ball.

Equipment Needs - Players will need a fielding glove and teeball bat. Both can be purchased for very reasonable prices at local sporting goods stores or department stores. Long pants and sneakers are required (baseball/softball pants and cleats are optional). Newington Little League will provide jerseys, hats, and other team gear.

Coaches Needed! - Teeball is a great way to get involved with volunteering and coaching in town. It is very simple, and the only requirements are a few hours of time per week, along with a willingness to be energetic and work with kids! There is a form within this registration to indicate if you are interested in coaching or volunteering. Thank you!

Please contact a member of the Executive Board with any questions.

Little League Baseball Age Chart: https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/2023-baseball-age-chart/

Registrations will NOT be accepted after April 2nd. NOTE: Early Bird Pricing ($55) does not expire for teeball, it is in effect until April 2nd.

 

PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION ONLY.  FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL AT TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL RESULT IN AN INVALID REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY NLL

Base Cost: $55.00

Opened: 12/01/2022
Closes: 04/02/2023

2023 Baseball/Softball - Tee Ball Division (Boys and Girls)

Eligible player ages 5-6.  Introduction to baseball for boys and girls

Little League has developed easy to follow practice plans to help bring fun and activity into our Tee Ball practices, while teaching the fundamentals.

Practice and/or game 2 times per week. This will help keep the kids engaged while teaching them the fundamentals to the game of Baseball/Softball while having fun!

Player Eligibility - Players Baseball age 5-6 are allowed to participate. There are no tryouts, and players are assigned to co-ed teams.

Equipment Needs - Players will need a fielding glove and teeball bat. Both can be purchased for very reasonable prices at local sporting goods stores or department stores. Long pants and sneakers are required (baseball/softball pants and cleats are optional). Newington Little League will provide jerseys, hats, and other team gear.

Coaches Needed! - Teeball is a great way to get involved with volunteering and coaching in town. It is very simple, and the only requirements are a few hours of time per week, along with a willingness to be energetic and work with kids! There is a form within this registration to indicate if you are interested in coaching or volunteering. Thank you!

Please contact a member of the Executive Board with any questions.

Little League Baseball Age Chart: https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/2023-baseball-age-chart/

Registrations will NOT be accepted after April 2nd. NOTE: Early bird pricing ($95) does not expire for teeball. It is in effect until April 2nd.

Teams will be assembled after registration closes and coaches will email their teams.

PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION ONLY. FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL AT TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL RESULT IN AN INVALID REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY NLL

Base Cost: $95.00

Opened: 12/01/2022
Closes: 04/02/2023

2023 Junior Little League/Babe Ruth

Welcome to Junior Little League(A.K.A. the big diamond). This is the next step in your child's baseball journey. Eligible players ages 13-15 will play in the district play in divisions which includes Middletown, North Haven, Wethersfield, Cheshire, Meriden, Durham, and other surrounding towns. This is where the players will expand their skills on the big diamond. The teams will be subject to the number of players we have. We also need coaches to run the team and help out. So please consider volunteering. Without our great volunteers we can't have a team. 

We encourage all kids who are interested in playing baseball this year to register as soon as possible to reserve you spot. 

Registrations will NOT be accepted after March 4, 2023. Registration is not complete without payment! Once you complete registration and make a payment you will recieve an email confirmation.

Babe Ruth Age Chart: https://www.baberuthleague.org/league-resources/baseball-age-chart.aspx

Base Cost: $250.00

Opened: 01/14/2023
Closes: 04/12/2023

2023 Softball - Instructional

PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION ONLY. FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL AT TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL RESULT IN AN INVALID REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY NLL

Instructional softball focuses on throwing, catching and hitting.

Eligible Players are Little League Age 6 with at least 1 year experience playing in T-Ball OR Players Little League Age 7 with no experience.  Players Little League Age 8 with no experience. Players are assigned to a team. Practice 1 time per week and 1 Game per week with surrounding towns. No Tryouts for this level.

If you have any interest in helping in the dugout or on the field during practice or games, please sign up as a Team Volunteer as part of the registration process.  No experience is necessary.

Little League Softball Age Chart: https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/2023-softball-age-chart/

Base Cost: $160.00

Opened: 11/27/2022
Closes: 04/02/2023

Open to:
born between: 01/01/2014 and 12/31/2016

2023 Softball - Junior League

PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION ONLY. FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL AT TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL RESULT IN AN INVALID REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY NLL

Eligible player ages 12-14. Competitive play. Scores and records are kept throughout season. Regular softball rules. Practice and/or games 2-3 times per week in town and out of town.

Little League Softball Age Chart: https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/2023-softball-age-chart/

If you have any interest in helping in the dugout or on the field during practice or games, please sign up as a Team Volunteer as part of the registration process.  No experience is necessary.

No late registrations are accepted.

Base Cost: $175.00

Opened: 12/01/2022
Closes: 02/24/2023

Open to:
born between: 01/01/2008 and 12/31/2010

2023 Softball - Minors/Majors

PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION ONLY. FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL AT TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL RESULT IN AN INVALID REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY NLL

Eligible player ages 8-12. Competitive play. Scores and records are kept throughout season. Regular LL softball rules. Practice and/or games 3 times per week.

For all softball players ages 8-12 who were not on a Major Division roster by Fall 2022 a player skills assessment will be held in late February\early March.  More information to follow.

All players will be evaluated in hitting, throwing and fielding drills by Major coaches.  Regardless of the division of play a child intends on playing all players MUST take part in the skills assessment.  The process allows each coach to assess the basic skills of each eligible player to aid in the player selection process.

Little League Softball Age Chart: https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/2023-softball-age-chart

If you have any interest in helping in the dugout or on the field during practice or games, please sign up as a Team Volunteer as part of the registration process.  No experience is necessary.

Registrations will NOT be accepted after February 24, 2022

Base Cost: $195.00

Opened: 12/01/2022
Closes: 02/24/2023

Open to:
born between: 01/01/2010 and 12/31/2014