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2022 Spring Season Program Information

2022 Registration is now open!!!

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Registation Deadlines and Fees

 

 

Ages 11-12

Ages 9-10

Age 7-8

Ages 5-6

Age 4

Early Bird

Fee

$200

$180

$160

n/a

n/a

Base

Fee

$220 $200 $180 $125 $75
Early Bird Deadline Jan. 15th Jan. 15th

March 5th

n/a n/a

Registration Deadline

Feb. 13th

Feb. 27th

March 19th

March 27th

March 27th

 

Financial assistance is available. Those requesting financial assistance must submit a copy of your school lunch voucher/letter via email to  .​

 

Evaluations

  • Evaluations (of catching, throwing and hitting) will be held by age group.

    • Players of League Age 11 & 12 on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022 at Stillmeadow Elementary School (times TBD)

    • Players of League Age 9 & 10 on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at Stillmeadow Elementary School (times TBD)

    • Players of League Age 7 & 8 - TBD - More information to be provided soon!

    • These evaluations will be used for the Majors Division draft, the AAA Division draft, and team placement for the AA Division.

  • By Little League rule, players league age 11-12 who wish to be eligible for the Majors division MUST attend the evaluation on February 27th, even if you've played in Majors before.

  • With few exceptions, all League Age 12 players are required to play at the Majors level and need to attend this evaluation.  Please email   if your player is Majors eligible and absolutely unable to attend on February 27th.

  • Specific time slots for all evaluations will be provided closer to the evaluation date.

 

League Age Chart

Please refer to the table below when determining the Little League age of your child when registering for our programs.
 
Birthdate
2022 
  Little League  
Age
September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2010
12
September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2011 
11
September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2012
10
September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2013
9
September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2014
8
September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015
7
September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2016
6
September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017
5
September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018
4

 

 

Residency / School Requirements to Play in Our League

  • Those residing or attending a school within league boundaries are eligible to play with our League.  Before registering, please review our league boundary map, found here, to make sure your home or school address qualify to play in Stamford National American Little League.

  • You may also check the Little League Finder Tool to check the address or your home or school to see if either are located in our district.

  • If you qualified to play in either Stamford American or Stamford National Little League last year, and have moved to an address outside the league’s boundaries or now attend a non-qualitfying school, you remain eligible to play in Stamford National American. However, additional paperwork will be required. Contact playeragent@stamfordnall.com for more details.

  • Attendance at any of the following schools qualifies to play in our league: Catholic Academy of Stamford, Davenport Ridge, Hart, King School, KT Murphy, Newfield, Rippowam, Rogers, Roxbury, Stillmeadow, Turn of River, Westover, Cloonan, Strawberry Hill School, Waterside School, and Trailblazers Academy. 

 

Age/Residency/School Documentation

  • For returning players (those who played in Stamford National or Stamford American in Spring 2021), no age or residency documentation is required.

  • Please contact the Player Agent via email if you have moved to an address that is outside the league’s boundaries. While you remain eligible to play in Stamford National American Little League, additional paperwork is required.

  • All new players (did not play in Stamford National or in Stamford American in Spring 2021) will need to provide proof of residency (click here for documentation requirements on the Little League Website).  These documents can be provided at the evaluations, by mail, or by email.  If sending the documents by mail, PLEASE DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS. If you have any questions, contact .

  • IF you qualify to play in our League based on the school you attend, please download, complete and send this form from the Little League Website.

  • NOTE: ALL players, including returning players, must retain copies of the required documentation to provide proof of residency dated between 2/01/21 and 2/01/22.

 

Additional Information

  • New volunteers are always welcome; especially coaches at the lower divisions (need not be a baseball expert and coaches clinics are provided).  Sign up when registering your child, either online or on the registration form.

  • Teams for Majors, Triple A and Double A will be formed by April 1.  Games will begin in mid-April and run through mid-June. Practices will be communicated by coaches once teams are formed.

  • Teams for Single A and Tee Ball will be formed in early April and will begin on the League's Opening Day Weekend.

 

League Structure

 

For the 2022 season, there will be 5 divisions (described below) – Majors, AAA, AA, A, and Tee-ball. Each division will include a range of ages, but please note that the registration fees are structured by age. For all divisions, practices, game schedule, and field use (which will be mixed over all fields available) will be determined over the next few months.  A summary of each division is as follows:

GENERAL LEAGUE STRUCTURE DETAILS

Majors Division

  • Typical age range: League Age 11-12.

  • By rule, all 12 year-olds must play in the Majors division. If you feel that your 12 year-old is not ready or prepared to play in the Majors division, you have the option of signing a waiver that will allow him/her to play in the AAA division.

  • Playing Time: Games are competitive with playing time based on skill level and no requirement for equal playing time among the players. However, each player must play a minimum of 3 innings outs receive at least 1 at-bat. Younger and/or less-skilled players may end up playing the minimum amount.

  • Team Placement: A draft is held for the Majors division.  All 12 year-olds must play in the Majors unless they elect to play in AAA or do not attend the tryout. This is a Little League rule, which all leagues must follow.  The number of “Under 11” openings will not be known until registration is complete.

  • Playing Rules: Standard Little League rules are followed with the addition of some local league rules (detailed on the league website) and some additional safety rules.

AAA Division

  • Typical age range: League Age 9-11

  • Playing Time: All players bat in a continuous batting order and all players must sit out an inning in the field before any player sits out for a 2nd inning.

  • Team Placement: A draft is held for the AAA division.  The number of “Under 9” openings will not be known until registration is complete.

  • Playing rules: Division-specific rules that are different from the Majors division can be found on the league website.

AA Division

  • Typical age range: League Age 7-9

  • Team Placement & Coaches: Teams and coaching staffs will be determined by the Board of Directors, using player ratings from the evaluation, with the intention of formulating balanced and competitive teams.

  • Playing Time: All players bat in a continuous batting order and all players must sit out an inning in the field before any player sits out for a 2nd inning.

  • Playing rules: Pitching will be conducted by a standard pitching machine used by both teams and calibrated before the game by both coaches. Player pitching will also be utilized in this divsion. 

  • Scores will be kept and playoffs will be conducted.

  • Playing rules:  Division-specific rules that are different from the Majors division can be found on the league website.

A Division

  • Typical age range: League Age 6-7

  • Team Placement & Coaches: Teams and coaching staffs will be determined by the Board of Directors.

  • Playing rules: Games will be a mix of coach pitching and hitting off a tee if needed. Hitters will be provided six pitches – if contact is not made, the hitting tee will be used.

  • Scores are not tracked as the division is primarily instructional.

  • Playing Rules:  Division-specific rules that are different from the Majors division can be found on the league website.

Tee-Ball Division

  • Typical age range: League Age 4-5

  • Team Placement & Coaches: Teams and coaching staffs will be determined by the Board of Directors.

  • This is an instructional level consisting of activities to introduce the fundamentals of baseball to the players in a fun and engaging manor.  

 

​Quick Link to League Age 11/12 Registration

Quick Link to League Age 9/10 Registration

Quick Link to League Age 7/8 Registration

Quick Link to League Age 5/6 Registration

Quick Link to League Age 4 Registration