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TEE-BALL DIVISION

Open to girls and boys
Ages 4-6 years old
Tee Ball Division is for boys and girls 4-6 years old who want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding.

In Tee Ball, players hit a ball off a batting tee and no live pitching is permitted in this division.  Rules of the game are flexible in order to maximize the teaching of skills, teamwork, fundamentals and the general rules of baseball.  Woodlawn Little League uses a 50-foot field for t-ball division.

Tee Ball teams have rosters of around 9 players.  All players are listed on the batting line-up and all players will rotate field play each game in a variety of positions in order to begin to learn position specific skills.

Typical season schedule is a game (approx. 1 hour) every Saturday morning with one to two practice during the week (45 minutes -1 hour)

AA DIVISION

Open to girls and boys
Ages 6-9 years old
AA Division program is also known as “coach-pitch” and is focused on deepening beginning fundamentals and skills for ballplayers who are either moving up from tee ball or just starting to play the game.

A player who is league-age 6 (by April 30) for the current season is eligible to play in the AA Division.  Woodlawn does permit players aged 6 to play up if they have tee ball experience and also permits players age 9 to “play-down” to gain skills and fundamentals if they are just starting to learn the game.  Pitching is done by a coach or manager and is not “pitched” in the traditional sense from a mound, but usually from a closer distance with less force to allow players to gain skill and confidence hitting a pitched ball.  Play is on a 50-foot field.

Rosters are usually comprised of around 12-15 players.  All players are listed on the batting line-up and all players will rotate field play each game in a variety of positions in order to continue to deepen position-specific skills.

Typical season schedule is one night game during the week and one each Saturday. Practice once a week.

AAA DIVISION

Open to girls and boys
Ages 9-11 years old
AAA Division, also known as "kid-pitch” is focused on building a player’s skills and beginning to identify specific position skills and training.  The AAA Division at Woodlawn is for ages 9-11.

A player who is league-age 9 (by April 30) for the current season is eligible to play in the AAA Division.  Woodlawn does permit players aged 8 to play up if they have AA Division experience.  Pitching is done by players on the team and attention is provided to teaching pitchers the fundamentals and mechanics of the position, while ensuring the safety and health of the players. 

Rosters usually have 12-15 players on a team and players are more consistently played in specific positions based on the skills they can demonstrate to match those needed for each position.  The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 46 feet.

Typical season schedule one night game and Saturday game weekly. One to two practices.

MAJORS DIVISION

Open to girls and boys
Ages 11-12 years old
The Majors Division at Woodlawn Little League features players aged 11-12 years of age.  Players at this level have developed some proficiency at playing one or more positions and at hitting and fielding baseballs. The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 46 feet.

Typical season schedule, up to three games weekly. Practices fluctuate depending on amount of games.

JUNIORS DIVISION

Open to girls and boys
Ages 13-14 years old
The Junior League Baseball Division is a program for boys ages 13-14 years old, using a conventional 90-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 60 feet, 6 inches.  

Typical season schedule up to three games a week, approximately one to two practices on off days.

Softball

8U COACH PITCH

Open to girls
Ages 8 years old and under
Coach pitch softball is focused on deepening beginning fundamentals and skills for softball players who are either moving up from tee ball or just starting to play the game.

Pitching is done by a coach or manager and is not “pitched” in the traditional sense from a mound, but usually from a closer distance with less force to allow players to gain skill and confidence hitting a pitched ball.

Rosters are usually comprised of around 8-10 players.  All players are listed on the batting line-up and all players will rotate field play each game in a variety of positions in order to continue to deepen position-specific skills.

10U MINORS

Open to girls
Ages 9-10 years old
Minors softball is focused on building a player’s skills and beginning to identify specific position skills and training.  Pitching is done by players (and then by coaches after four balls are thrown) and attention is provided to teaching pitchers the fundamentals and mechanics of the position while ensuring the safety and health of the players.

Rosters usually have 12-15 players on a team and players are more consistently played in specific positions based on the skills they can demonstrate to match those needed for each position.  The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 35 feet.

12U MAJORS

Open to girls
Ages 11-12 years old
The Majors Softball Division at Woodlawn Little League features players who have developed some proficiency at playing one or more positions and at hitting and fielding softballs.  The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 40 feet.

18U JUNIOR/SENIORS
Open to girls
Ages 13-18 years old


The Juniors/Seniors Softball Division is for proficient softball players who have matured their skills and generally play select positions.  The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 43 feet.

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