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8 Year Old Competitive

  • Must tryout for the team

    • Tryouts are usually in August of the preceding season (Example: Aug 19, 2018 tryouts for Spring 2019 season)

  • There are 14 League games (7 home/7 away) played on weekdays

    • Away games are played in the Denver metro area, home games in Arvada

    • There is an end of season tournament with a minimum of 2 additional games

  • Season starts the first week in April and the ends the last week of June

  • Indoor practices can begin as early as December (Coach's discretion)

  • Outdoor practices begin the first week in March

  • Two outdoor practices per week for up to two hours each practice (Days and times are coach's discretion)

  • Kids will pitch and follow league (RMJBL) rules for games

  • Cost $350 per player which includes

    • Umpires, game and practice field rentals, indoor practice facility use, NJ hat, NJ jersey top (every other year), team insurance, practice equipment, baseballs

  • May play in weekend tournaments (coach’s discretion)

  • If your child does not make the 8 competitive team, they will be placed in the 8 and

    Under program on either a instrucional kid pitch or machine pitch majors team

 

8 and Under Program

  • Teams are formed by our 8 and Under director and/or based on requests

  • Every child will be placed on a team

  • Season starts early April and ends in Mid June

  • Practices begin in late March or Early April (Coach’s discretion)

  • One outdoor practice per week for 1-2 hours

  • 8 games are played, all on Saturdays and all games are played at fields in Arvada

  • End of the season tournament for Instructional Kid Pitch and Machine Pitch Majors teams

  • Cost $150/player (T-Ball $85/player) which includes

    • NJ hat and uniform top, field rentals, indoor practice facility use, practice and game equipment, baseballs

     Instructional Kid Pitch

  • May not be older than 8 on April 30th (typically 1st and 2nd graders)

  • Program is for kids that have played machine pitch and are ready for live pitching

  • Each batter will be pitched up to 7 pitches by the opposing pitcher. 3 strikes constitute an out. After 4 balls the coach for the batting team will pitch the remaining pitches until the player strikes out, or puts the ball in play.

  • Offense will bat 9 batters or 3 outs per inning; whichever comes first

  • All teams will field the normal 9 positions

     Machine Pitch Majors

  • May not be older than 8 on April 30th (typically 1st and 2nd graders)

  • Each batter will be pitched up to 7 pitches by the machine. 3 strikes constitute an out. A batter cannot be awarded a walk. If a batter has two strikes, he can keep fouling off balls until he strikes out or puts the ball in play. After 6 pitches, the batter is assumed to have two strikes regardless of the pitch sequence.

  • Offense will bat 9 batters or 3 outs per inning; whichever comes first

  • All teams will field the normal 9 positions