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To find out more about our divisions, please click on the link below.

Lower Division Comparison 

See below for Upper Divisions

  T-ball A - Intro to Machine Pitch AA - Machine Pitch
Little League Age* 5 and 6 Year Olds 6 and 7 Year olds 8 and 9 year olds
# of Innings 4 6 6
Time Limit No new inning after 45m. Hard stop at 1h. No new inning after 1h15m. Hard stop at 1h30m. No new inning after 1h15m. Hard stop at 1h30m.
Base Distance 50/60 ft 60 ft 60 ft
End of Inning Each player bats once. Each player bats once, 3 outs or 5 runs scored. Each player bats once, 3 outs or 5 runs scored.
# of Fielders Up to 10 players (4 outfielders) 10 players (4 outfielders) 10 players (4 outfielders)
Minimum Play Continuous batting order. 2 defensive innings. Continuous batting order. 3 defensive innings. Continuous batting order. 3 defensive innings.
Pitcher Batter hits off a tee. Batter hits off a spring loaded pitching machine. Batter hits off an electric pitching machine.
Pitch Count NA NA NA
Maximum Pitches Per At Bat NA 5 7
Baserunning No leading.  No steals. Runner advances only one base. Last batter runs the bases all the way home. No leading. No steals. Runners stop once the ball has been returned to the infield. No leading. No steals. Runners stop once the ball has been returned to the infield.
Batting Bunting is not allowed. Bunting is not allowed. Bunting is not allowed.
Scoring No run limit. 5 run limit per inning. 5 run limit per inning.
Notes All 5 and first year 6 MUST play Tball Spring Loaded Pitching Machine Info  


 

* To figure out your Little League Age, check your birthdate on the chart.

  AAA  AAA - Select Majors 50/70 Juniors
Little League Age* 9 -11 Year olds 10 -11 Year olds 10-12 Year olds 11-13 Year olds 13-14 Year olds
# of Innings 6 6 6 7 7
Time Limit No new inning after 1h45m. Hard stop at 2h. No new inning after 1h45m. Hard stop at 2h. No time limit on games unless multiple games are scheduled on same field. No time limit on games unless multiple games are scheduled on same field. No time limit on games unless multiple games are scheduled on same field.
Base Distance 60 ft 60 ft 60 ft 70 ft 90 ft
End of Inning 3 outs or 5 runs scored 3 outs or 5 runs scored 3 outs 3 outs 3 outs
# of Fielders 9 players 9 players 9 players 9 players 9 players
Mandatory Play Continuous batting order. 3 defensive innings. Continuous batting order. 3 defensive innings. Six  defensive outs, one at bat

Six defensive outs, one at bat

Six defensive outs, one at bat
Pitcher Player pitches to opposing team.  Standard balls and strikes including, hit-by-pitch, and strike-outs. Coach pitch after 4th ball. Player pitches to opposing team.  Standard balls and strikes including walks, hit-by-pitch, and strike-outs. Player pitches to opposing team.  Standard balls and strikes including walks, hit-by-pitch, and strike-outs. Player pitches to opposing team.  Standard balls and strikes including walks, hit-by-pitch, and strike-outs. Player pitches to opposing team.  Standard balls and strikes including walks, hit-by-pitch, and strike-outs.
Pitch Count Pitch count rules apply. Pitch count rules apply. Pitch count rules apply. Pitch count rules apply. Pitch count rules apply.
Maximum Pitches Per At Bat No walks, coach pitches after 4th ball. NA NA NA NA
Baserunning No leading. No steals. Runner advances at own risk once the ball reaches homeplate. Defense is responsible for stopping baserunners progress. No leading. No steals. Runner advances at own risk once the ball reaches homeplate. Defense is responsible for stopping baserunners progress. No leading. Steals allowed. Runner advances at own risk once the ball reaches home plate. Defense is responsible for stopping baserunners progress. Leading allowed. Steals allowed. Runner advances at own risk once the ball reaches home plate. Defense is responsible for stopping baserunners progress. Leading allowed. Steals allowed. Runner advances at own risk once the ball reaches home plate. Defense is responsible for stopping baserunners progress.
Batting Bunting is allowed. Bunting is allowed. Bunting is allowed. Bunting is allowed. Bunting is allowed.
Scoring 5 run limit per inning, except for the final inning.  10 run mercy rule after the 4th inning. 5 run limit per inning, except for the final inning.  10 run mercy rule after the 4th inning in playoffs 10 run mercy rule after the 4th inning. 10 run mercy rule after the 5th inning. 10 run mercy rule after the 5th inning.