Divisions

SANTA CLARITA YOUTH BASEBALL - Registration

In accordance with Cal Ripken Baseball International, the following divisions of play shall be established. Please note that a child’s level of play and participation is determined by their age as of May 1 of the calendar year. To be eligible to participate in Cal Ripken baseball a player must reach his/her 4th birthday before May 1 of that calendar year. Furthermore, a player must not reach his/her 13th birthday before May 1 of that calendar year.

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Rookie Ball

Players will begin to learn the fundamentals of an assigned position in the field and will hit against a pitching machine. This level of play is for all boys and girls ages 6 through 8. Exceptional 5 year olds may tryout or be selected for this level of play. Managers will officiate and scores will be recorded. A single elimination tournament will be held at the end of the regular season.

Minors

This level of play is for all boys and girls ages 8 and 10. Exceptional 7 year olds may tryout or be selected for this level of play. Players will begin to pitch in this division. Games will be held on 46’/60’ dimension playing field. Leading off and stealing is prohibited. Umpires will officiate and scores are recorded. A single elimination tournament will be held at the end of the regular season. State, Regional and World Series play available for tournament teams.

Majors

This level of play is for all boys and girls ages 10 through 12. Exceptional 9 year olds may tryout or be selected for this level of play. Games at this level will be played on a 50’/70’ dimension playing field. Leading off and stealing is permitted. Umpires will officiate and scores are recorded. A single elimination tournament will be held at the end of the regular season. State, Regional and World Series play available for tournament teams.

Note that the Board of Directors at SC Youth Baseball may reassign a player to a lower level of play should the performance of that player create a safety issue during practice and/or games. This practice shall be limited to extraordinary cases.