2018 Spring Season Try-out Information

Try-outs for Minor AA - Majors

Tryouts are scheduled for Saturday, January 20 from 10am - 3pm and Sunday January 21 from 12pm - 2pm at Tri-City Little League, Field 6.

Please refer to the table below for your specific time slot based on age group.  First come, first serve to determine your try-out session within your age group.  Players are only required to try-out on one of the days.

Note:

  1. To be eligible to try out, the player must have played Minor A or above in the last season played.  If the previous season was played in a league other than TCLL, the player must have played in a division equivalent to Minor A or above.  If you need help determining your child's eligibility, please contact info@tricitylittleleague.com.
  2. Age group is defined by the player's "league age" for the Spring 2018 season. To determine your players "league age" please click here.

 

Saturday, January 20

Time

Age Group

Session

10:00 am

6 - 8

1

10:20 am

6 - 8

2

10:40 am

6 - 8

3

11:00 am

9

4

11:20 am

9

5

11:40 am

9

6

12:00 pm

X

Break

12:20 pm

10

7

12:40 pm

10

8

1:00 pm

10

9

1:20 pm

10

10

1:40 pm

11 - 12

11

2:00 pm

11 - 12

12

2:20 pm

11 - 12

13

2:40 pm

11 - 12

14

 3:00 pm 11 - 12

15

 3:20 pm 11 - 12

 16

3:40 pm 11 - 12 17

 

 

Sunday January 21

 

Time

Age Group

Session

12:00 pm

6 - 9

1

12:20 pm

10 - 12

2

12:40 pm

6 - 9

3

1:00 pm

10 - 12

4

1:20 pm

6 - 9

5

1:40 pm

10 - 12

6

 

Check-in

  • Saturday - Check-in for each age group is 1/2 hour prior to the first session for that age group.  Please do not try to check in any earlier than the start time of your specific age group.  This will help reduce the lines and wait time.
  • Sunday - Check-in will start at 11:30 am for all ages

Important Things to Remember

  • Players must be registered and paid in order to try-out
  • Players only attend one session during one of the two days of try-outs
  • Players should come to try-outs as they would to practice; baseball pants and cup, cleats, glove, bat and helmet
  • Players will try-out in groups of 12, with each group taking about 20 minutes
  • Players will be placed in groups by age, i.e. 6-8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old and 11 - 12 year olds
  • All 12 year olds must play Majors and must try-out in order to be drafted
  • All returning Major Players need to attend try-outs
  • The actual try-out will consist of the following:
    • Players will catch 3 fly balls, followed by throws to the infield
    • Receive 3 throws at 2nd base from the outfield
    • Take 3 ground balls at short stop, followed by throws to 1st base
    • Receive 3 throws from 1st base from short stop
    • Three hits overhand pitching (max 3 pitches), running the bases on the last pitch

Try-outs for 50/70 and Juniors (Age 12 - 14 Only)

  • Try-outs are scheduled for Monday, January 22th at 5:30pm on Field 5
  • All high school players who are planning to play for TCLL at the end of the high school season MUST be registered by and attend try-outs on January 22th.
  • Players must be registered and paid in order to try-out
  • Check-in will take place in the Major Snack Bar starting @ 5:00pm

Drafts

Once all try-outs are completed, teams will be drafted.  Below is the following draft schedule:

  • Monday, January 22th - Junior Draft immediately following the try-outs
  • Tuesday, January 23th - Major Draft, immediately followed by the Minor AAA draft
  • Wednesday, January 254h - Minor AA Draft

Managers will contact players by the end of the same week

Note:  Players who participate in try-outs and are not drafted to a Minor AA team will be automatically placed on a Minor A team