Are League Age 6 players eligible for Machine Pitch?
In past years, we have held very strict to the recommended age limits, and thus league age 6 would play in the T-Ball division. Starting Spring of 2017, players that are league age 6 that have two seasons of T-Ball experience may choose to assess for the Machine Pitch (developmental) division. To do this, register your player for T-ball and indicate in the comments the desire to assess for Machine Pitch. All players that choose this option must attend the league player assessments. During assessments, the player will assess with other Machine Pitch players. During the draft, coaches will select…Read More
What are the different divisions offered by LLLL?
For an overview of the divisions, please see the following: DivisionsRead More
What equipment does my player need?
Your team will be provided with: uniform (shirt), cap, bats, batting helmets, and catcher equipment. Parents are to provide their player with: pants / belt / socks (recommend grey pants, as they are easier to clean. You can get a neutral colored belt / socks, or match to your team color) cleats (model cleats, not metal; any sport cleats are acceptable) baseball glove (see info on glove size) athletic supporter water bottle bag (to carry glove, bat, helmet, etc) bat (optional) (see note about new bat rules; info on bat size) batting helmet (optional) batting gloves (optional) Look out for…Read More
How do I register as a player?
If you are unfamiliar with the Lower Loudoun Little League divisions, take a moment to read over the guidelines. Note that for spring, there will be assessments and a draft to finalize the assignment to divisions and teams. Once you have read over the divisions, navigate to the registration system. If you already have a TeamSnap account, logon with this. If not, click “Sign Up”. After you have logged on, use the option for “new signup” to begin registering your players. For each player, “add participant” (including selecting the player division) and enter the parent(s) information. On the next page,…Read More
Who is eligible to play in Lower Loudoun Little League?
LLLL offers baseball programs from T-Ball through Little League Seniors for players of League Age 4-14 who reside with their parents or legal guardians within LLLL’s boundaries. All Loudoun County players of League Age 14-16 are eligible to play in LLLL’s Seniors division if the league in which you reside does not offer a baseball program for players of that League Age. Note that the Challenger division (which provides players with disabilities the opportunity to experience the emotional development and the fun of playing Little league Baseball) has different eligibility requirements. There are two main criteria to meet to be eligible…Read More
How do I register for Middle School baseball?
If you are interested in the Middle School program, please read over the FAQ below. When registering, select “Juniors” or “Seniors” and add a comment that your player is interested in trying out for the Middle School program and list your school. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) Please remember that you MUST be registered to play in Lower Loudoun Little League at the Juniors/Seniors level to try out. Please note in the “Comments” section of your registration that you intend to try out for the Middle School League. If you have already registered without adding the note, please email the Player…Read More
How are teams formed?
Machine Pitch (developmental and rookie), Minors (AA and AAA), Majors, and Juniors, teams are selected based upon coach draft. When registering, the player indicates that highest level that they desire to play. Based on this, a draft pool is determined for the coach draft. Players not selected will then be eligible for the next lower level of draft. Please note, registering for a particular division does not guarantee that player will be drafted to play at that level. Thus, please be sure to register your player for the highest level you will allow him to play based on defined eligibility. Example:…Read More
What is a typical spring and fall schedule?
The spring season begins with registration, usually in November. (For fall, registration begins in June) As registration closes, the players will participate in an assessment, usually in February. This information is used by the coaches during a draft to help level the teams. (For fall, no assessments are held) The player draft is performed by the coaches in late February or early March. Following the draft, coaches reach out to players. (For fall, player draft occurs in August) Practices will start mid March. Games will begin early April with a pause for Spring Break. Games will run to the beginning…Read More
What is League Age? What is the correct division based on player age?
League Age, specified by Little League rules, is based on the player’s birthday, and may differ from their actual age. For the 2023 season, the age chart is displayed below. The division for which the player is eligible is based upon League Age. In the Spring, Lower Loudoun Little League supports the following divisions: T-ball 5 for players League Age 4-5 T-ball 6 for players League Age 6 Coach Pitch for players League Age 6-8 (see Are League Age 6 players eligible for Machine Pitch?) A for players League Age 7-9 AA for players League Age 8-10 AAA for players League Age 9-11 Majors for players…Read More