MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT

 

Your child must turn 11 years of age on or before August 31st, in order to register for the regular Spring season.

 

 

 

SEASON

 

The season typically starts the end of March and runs through mid June.

 

 

 

GAMES

 

 

Each team plays 14 regular season games per season.

Games played during the week generally start at 8:00 PM.

Games played on Saturday will be generally scheduled at times ranging from 9 AM to 5 PM. Game length is "no new inning" after 1 hour 45 minutes.

A single elimination playoff tournament is played at the end of the regular season.

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PRACTICE

 

Practice occurs one weekday and one weekend for three to four weeks prior to the season with some practices during the season.

 

 

 

UNIFORMS

 

MJLL provides a Full Button Jersey and cap.

Parents must provide pants, socks and athletic shoes. Rubber cleats are used and not metal spikes. .

 

 

 

PLAYING EQUIPMENT

 

Parents must provide ball glove.

 

 

 

TEAM

 

Teams usually consist of 12-13 players, a volunteer manager, two volunteer coaches, and a volunteer team parent.

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER WORK/FUND RAISING

 

MJLL is an all volunteer organization. We need everyone’s help! Parents are expected to serve one shift of concession stand duty during the season and to support MJLL through fund-raisers.

 

 

Major - FAQ’S

 

 

 

Q: Do you keep score and are there umpires?

A: Yes. Every manager maintains a scorebook. League standings are kept to determine a regular season winner and to determine playoff games. There is a home plate umpire.

 

 

 

Q: What size field do they play on.

A: All games are played on a regulation Little League. Bases are 60' apart and the pitcher mound is 46' from home plate.

 

 

 

Q: Can I have my child play on a team with their friends?

A: Not unless they are drafted on to that team. In this age group, player's skills are evaluated in a skills assessment. Then a draft is held.

 

 

 

Q: Can I Manage or coach a team?

A: Yes, if positions are available. Prospective managers must complete an online application. If you would like to serve as a coach, then please note that on your child's spring online registration. All managers and coaches must be approved by the Mamie Johnson Little League Board of Directors.

 

 

 

Q: Will my child get to play all the time?

A: No, not all the time, but no player sits twice until all have sit once.

 

 

 

Q: What are the volunteer requirements?

A: MJLL is an all volunteer organization so there are many ways to volunteer. Help is always needed with registration, team parenting, assisting with picture and carnival day activities, helping with post-season tournaments, and working in the concession stand to name just a few of the many ways to help support MJLL