Signups with be online only starting July 1st – Aug 1st.
Proof of age and 1 proof of residence must be submitted online.
No late signups accepted.
No refunds after August 1stt. Exception if a division fails to have enough players or coaches.
Coaches Signups can be requested by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Coaches meeting Thursday July 30th at 6pm at the ballpark.
No Coaches No Division.
Background checks will be required if you do not have one on file from the Spring.
Season will run from August 1st to September 30th (games begin approx. August 8th).
Games will be played at 6pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays Games will also be played on Saturdays from 10AM to 6pm.
Rainout make up games will be offered to play on Sundays at 4pm or 6pm or will not be made up unless minimum game requirements are not met.
We will offer the following divisions of play:
4-year-old Coed Mini T – 60 min time limit, no run limit
5&6-year-old Coed T-Ball – 75 min time limit, no run limit
7&8-year-old Baseball Coach Pitch- 90 min time limit, 5 run limit
9&10-year-old Baseball Minors – 120 min time limit, 5 run limit
11&12-year-old Baseball Majors- 120 min time limit, no run limit
13&14-year-old Baseball Juniors – 120 min time limit, no run limit
6-8-year-old Softball Coach Pitch – 90 min time limit, 5 run limit
9&10-year-old Softball Minor – 90 min time limit, 5 run limit
11&12-year-old Softball Majors - 120 min time limit, 7 run limit
13&14-year-old Softball Juniors – 120 min time limit, no run limit
Softball may combine ages based on registration numbers. In that event 5-8 will be GI, 9-11 will be Majors, and 12 and above will be Juniors
3 outs end the half inning in divisions Coach Pitch and above
Mini-T and T-Ball – 3 outs clear the bases, but all players will bat each half inning. The last batter will run all the bases and scores unless a defensive player has the ball and steps on home plate. That defensive play will end the half inning.
No inning may begin past their allotted game time limits. Games shall not proceed more than 30 minutes past their time limits to finish an inning.
Fall Baseball will be open to all District 12 Little Leagues. Neighboring towns are preferred to supply their own coaches and teams. Accommodations will be made if a town does not have enough players to form a team.
We will accept returning and first year players new to Lumberton Little League. Note: first year players must be submitted to Little League International for insurance coverage before being allowed to participate.
We will accept players from neighboring towns that have not played Little League in 2019 or is new to little league. Note: Players participating in this way must sign a waiver of insurance coverage and accept full responsibility of the player if an injury is to occur. The LLL president must receive confirmation if a player has been added this way.
No outside insurances are accepted LLL provides accident and liability insurance through Little League International.
Neighboring Little Leagues must signup online at lumbertonlittleleague.com as well. Players will be cross referenced through their home league.
No ALL select teams are permitted. Select caliber players will be evenly dispersed among all teams in that division.
Players age will utilize the 2020 Little League Softball and Baseball age charts. Players will not play up divisions based on missed experience and opportunity from the canceled Spring Season. No players are permitted to move up beyond their age division.
Umpires will be provided. 1 umpire for Coach Pitch and up, exception 2 umpires for Juniors/Seniors. Coaches will be responsible umpiring in the field. Follow game schedules for what team is responsible to umpire the field.
Full concessions will be provided as well as bathroom and trash services. No Outside Food or Drinks. No exceptions.
Registration fees will be $75 per player for ALL divisions. No multi-sibling discounts.
We will provide cotton t-shirt jerseys and hats. This applies to neighboring leagues as well. Players will be responsible for pants, belt, and socks.
Matching pant, belt, and sock colors are recommended but not mandatory.
There will be 1 tryout date and all divisions coach pitch and above will have a draft. Mini-T and T-Ball will have an automated draft and coaches assigned rosters. Coaches may protect their own child and 1 assistant coach child only.
Neighboring towns will not be included in the LLL draft but in the event a neighboring town supplies multiple teams in a division it is mandatory to evenly divide players out on those teams.
Coaches will be presented teams by August 1st at the latest and practice can begin.
Divisions will be competitive other than Mini-T and T-Ball. Score will be kept in all divisions other than Mini-T and T-Ball to establish standings and division Champion.
Division Champion will be provided 1st place trophies. Overall record will determine Champion. In the event of a tie head to head records will be used then runs allowed.
We will not provide participation trophies, nor will there be all-stars or postseason play
We will provide a schedule of 10-12 games in all divisions with the intention of playing a minimum of 8 of those games.
All LLL by-laws apply including supplemental division rules. Neighboring Little Leagues must comply to be permitted to play. By-laws and rules can be found on our website at lumbertonlittleleague.com under the rules and documents tab.
All players in each division will be on a waiting list until 20 players have signed up and at least 2 coaches have signed up. Otherwise refunds will be given, and that division will be dissolved.
Players will be on a waiting list at each threshold 25-30 and 1 additional coach, 37-40 and 1 additional coach, etc. Refunds will be given to players that missed a threshold.
Signups will be first come first serve. Fall Ball is a provided service and does not require the little league principle in that all players play no matter what. There will be a cutoff either by date, number of coaches, or surplus of players.
With that said all players can sign up even if they do not have the means to pay. We will still uphold the little league principle of accepting players regardless of financial status. This also applies to neighboring leagues, but any special situation must be brought to the LLL President directly.
There will be a minimum of 10 players and 1 coach to a maximum of 12 players and 3 coaches per team.
Minimum play requirements are 6 consecutive outs defensively and 1 at bat and must be substituted into the game by the 3rd inning defensively No Exceptions. All divisions roster bats all players.
Defensively, Mini-T and T-Ball fields All players, and Coach Pitch fields 10 players. Everyone else fields 9 players.
Mini-T, T-Ball and Coach Pitch are required to focus teaching efforts utilizing the Little League T-Ball and Coach Pitch Programs. In those divisions defense and knowledge of the game are priorities. Those programs are also found on our website under the documents tab.
Minor divisions focus is not only on fundamentals but pitching and skill development along with mental toughness.
All players must be in baseball/softball attire and uphold all little league requirements as far as additional protective gear.
• Teams will look uniform with shirt tails tucked in. No “flashy” attire is permitted. I.E. arm sleeves, jewelry, sunglasses used as decoration, war paint that is not directly under the eyes, etc.
Players that show up in shorts, without cleats, etc. will not be permitted to play. No exceptions.
LLL teams may practice on playing fields or batting cages but must schedule their practice in advance. Teams using fields are required to rake the infield and pick up all their trash. No Exceptions
LLL teams may also practice at the city park on HWY 421 or at LISD premises
No Teams are permitted to use High School ball fields, batting cages, parking lot, or tennis courts. 1 offense that teams are not respecting LISD premises and all practices will be shut off at LISD. This also applies to LLL premises. Spring is our main season and extra work for the board of directors or damages to repair will not be tolerated.
Neighboring little leagues are not permitted to practice in Lumberton unless placed on a Lumberton based team but must do so in their respective little league boundaries.
The fall program is for improving the level play in LLL and providing enjoyment and experience for the children as other little leagues hope to do the same. All other business remains outside the gate before entering LLL premises.