This division is also an instructional league designed for girls just starting and looking for a gradual transition into competitive Softball. Girls will have equal playing time. Coaches pitch to players and work on development of fundamentals and game techniques. Players will build their playing skills such as correct pitching mechanics, proper field positioning, and learn official Softball rules.
• Each player receives hat and team shirt for games.
• All practices and games take place at the Camden-Rockport Middle School fields.
• Games and practices schedules to be announced.
• MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS
• Away games will be scheduled in a manner to be determined.
• OPENING DAY CEREMONIES: Saturday, May 5, at Marge Jones Recreation Center Field, in Rockport.
MAJOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL (Kids Pitch)
• For players ages 9 - 12 (must be 9 years-old by 12/31/2017)
This is the highest level of Little League. While still developmental, the game is played in a very competitive way, with some control of playing time. League standings will be kept and every team will have the opportunity to participate in a double-elimination playoff tournament. Emphasis on Sportsmanship, respecting the game of baseball, building on skills, start the development of strong mental approach to the game with more complicated signs, set plays, base coverage, fielding. Players need to try-out for this level, once drafted to a team that player remains on that team until their Little League age expires. Players at this level are also eligible for All-Star teams that play after the regular season in the summer.
• PRESEASON CLINICS: March 26, 27, 28; April 2, 3 -- 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., at Camden-Rockport Elementary School gym. 9-12 year olds from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. A one-time $10 fee covers the cost of all three clinics.
• TRYOUTS: Friday, April 6, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., at Camden-Rockport Elementary School gym. 9-12 year olds: Check in at 5:00 p.m. Please wear sneakers and bring softball glove to tryouts.
• TEAM ASSIGNMENTS will be announced shortly after tryouts. Team managers will schedule pre-season practices during the week after tryouts.
• OPENING DAY CEREMONIES: Saturday, May 5, at Marge Jones Recreation Center Field, in Rockport
• FIRST GAME: Monday, April 30 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME/CLOSING CEREMONIES: Saturday, June 17