TVBL AGE DIVISIONS

INSTRUCTIONAL - AGES 6 and 7 (Typically Kindergarten and 1st graders)

  • Coach pitch (Tee also used if unable to hit pitched balls)
  • Players placed on teams by school and/or with friends to the best of our ability (Player or Coach request available at sign up)
  • Players cannot turn 8 prior to August 1 of the new playing season year.
  • Bat Rule:  Bats must either be marked with the “USA” Bat stamp if 2 5/8” in barrel diameter, or limited to 2 1/4'” barrel diameters for 1.15 BPF/USSSA stamped bats. No 2 3/4" bats allowed.
  • Some Players may chose to "play up" in the older youth division for competitive reasons.  This is allowed by TVBL, but our administration reserves the right to place the player back into instructional league if we feel it is in the players best interest

 

YOUTH LEAGUE - AGES 8 and 9 (Typically 2nd and 3rd graders)

  • Machine pitch.
  • Players are placed on teams by random draw, with even age distributions. Team requests are NOT available.
  • Players cannot turn 10 prior to August 1 of the new playing season year.
  • Bat Rule:  Bats must either be marked with the “USA” Bat stamp if 2 5/8” or larger in barrel diameter, or limited to 2 1/4'” barrel diameters for 1.15 BPF/USSSA stamped bats. No 2 3/4" bats allowed.

 

ROOKIE LEAGUE - AGE 10 (Typically 4th Graders)

  • Kid pitch.
  • Players are drafted by coaches, per evaluation and draft process.
  • Players cannot turn 11 prior to August 1 of the new playing season year.
  • Bat Rule: Bats must either be marked with the “USA” Bat stamp if 2 5/8”or larger in barrel diameter, or limited to 2 1/4'” barrel diameters for 1.15 BPF/USSSA stamped bats. No 2 3/4" bats allowed.

 

MINOR LEAGUE - Age 11 (Typically 5th Graders)

  • Kid pitch.
  • Players are drafted by coaches, per evaluation and draft process.
  • Players cannot turn 12 prior to August 1 of the new playing season year.
  • Bat Rule: Bats must either be marked with the “USA” Bat stamp if 2 5/8” in barrel diameter, or limited to 2 1/4'” barrel diameters for 1.15 BPF/USSSA stamped bats. No 2 3/4" bats allowed.

 

MAJOR LEAGUE - AGE 12 (Typically 6th graders)

  • Kid pitch.
  • Players are drafted by coaches, per evaluation and draft process.
  • Players cannot turn 13 prior to August 1 of the new playing season year.
  • Bat Rule: 2 5/8” bats allowed. 1.15 BPF/USSSA or USA stamp bats. No 2 3/4" bats allowed.

 

SENIOR LEAGUE - AGES 13-15 (Typically 7th, 8th and 9th Graders)

  • Kid pitch.
  • Players are drafted by coaches, per evaluation and draft process.
  • Players cannot turn 16 prior to August 1 of the new playing season year.
  • 2 ¾” Bats allowed 1.15 BPF/USSSA or BBCOR