Palm Bay East Little League: Fall Season Divisions

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Minor AA, kid pitch
Minor League Baseball for boys and girls is for players with less experience. The minor league may be players ages 7-11. A player league age 12 may 'play down' with League approval, however they are not allowed to pitch.

The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 46 feet.

Parents are strongly encouraged to become involved in this introduction level of Little League. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league.


Major
The Little League Baseball Division (also known as the Major Division) is for boys and girls ages 10-12. Players league age 9 may be considered with Board approval.

Players are selected in the Majors division, those players not selected will be allowed to play in the minors division. The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond and the pitching distance is 46 feet.

Parents are strongly encouraged to become involved in Little League. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league.


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

TBall
Tee Ball Baseball 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. Rules of the game may be varied to accommodate the need for teaching.

The primary goals of Tee Ball are to instruct children in the fundamentals of baseball and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork.

Parents are strongly encouraged to become involved in this introduction level of Little League. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league.


Machine Pitch
The Machine Pitch division is primarily for boys and girls league age 7 and 8.

However the League may allow a player who is league-age 6 and has played a year in Tee Ball to 'move up' to the machine pitch division, and a new player league age 9 to 'play down'.

Parents are strongly encouraged to become involved in this introduction level of Little League. After completing a Little League volunteer application and passing a required national background check, parents may become involved in practices, and be eligible as coaches, managers, umpires, local league board members and other volunteer positions within the league.


Intermediate
The Intermediate Division, is new for players league-age 12-13, offers a transition for players between the standard Little League field size (46-foot pitching distance and 60-foot base paths) and the Junior/Senior/Big League field size (60-foot, 6-inch pitching distance and 90-foot base paths).

Many of the Junior League rules will be used such as runners being permitted to lead off bases, runners may attempt to steal at any time, and allowing an on-deck batter.
The Division has postseason tournament opportunities, including a World Series.


Senior
The Senior League Baseball Division is for boys and girls 14-16 years old, using a conventional 90-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 60 feet, 6 inches.