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Registration for the Spring 2016 season will open January 1, 2016. The divisions planned for 2016 are Seniors/Juniors (13/14/15/16s), Majors 50/70 (11/12s and some 13s), Minors (9/10s), Machine Pitch (7/8s), and Tee Ball (4/5/6s).
Richmond Little League (RLL) is for boys and girls, ages 5 (and some 4) to 16, who reside within the boundaries of RLL or attend classes at a school that is physically located within RLL’s boundaries. Click on the RLL Eligibility link on the left hand side of this webpage for further information.
Contact Bill Hutchins at
if you have questions about registration or player eligibility.
If you are interested in coaching for the spring season, please contact Lynnie Brugh at
2016 Spring High-level Schedule
Registration closes for Majors 50/70, Minors, and Machine Pitch: February 18
Skill Assessments for Majors 50/70, Minors, Machine Pitch: Sunday, February 21
Team Announcements for Majors 50/70, Minors, Machine Pitch: Saturday, February 27
Registration closes for Tee Ball: February 25 (no tryouts)
Registration closes for Juniors/Seniors: March 18 (no tryouts)
Opening Day: Saturday, April 2 1:00pm
Pool play (MA/MI/MP): May 16-27
Championship week: May 31-June 2 (Memorial Day: May 30)
For questions about the Spring 2016 season, please contact Boyd Bullock at
Over the past couple of years, there has been a lot of discussion about the Little League Baseball® Age Determination Date. This is an important topic to everyone involved in Little League, and Little League has sought input from volunteers, parents, and coaches that has helped guide District Administrators and the Little League International Board of Directors to ultimately change the Age Determination Date for all divisions of Little League Baseball and the Little League Challenger Division® to August 31.
RLL will be following the Little League Age chart below for the 2016 Spring season.
Intermediate (50/70) Division (primarily 12s and 11s, some 13s) and Juniors (primarily 14s and 13s)
RLL adheres to Little League's established policy for its 50/70 baseball and Juniors divisions. Basically, large barrel bats are legal, provided they comply with all Little League rules (only aluminum or wood bats, or composite barrel bats that are BBCOR certified). Small barrel bats are also legal provided they meet all Little League standards and do NOT contain composite materials in the barrel (bat head).
As stated by Little League rule 1.10: It shall not be more than 34 inches in length; nor more than 2 5/8 inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30”) at its smallest part. All composite barrel bats shall meet the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) (-3) performance standard, and such bats shall be so labeled with a silkscreen or other permanent certification mark. The certification mark shall be rectangular, a minimum of a half-inch on each side and located on the barrel of the bat in any contrasting color.
Another important note from Little League:
Q-11: Can a bat with a 2 1/4 inch barrel be used in Junior League Baseball and Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division?
A: Yes, but not all 2 1/4 inch bats can be used. If a bat’s barrel has no composite materials in it, it may be used in the Junior League Baseball and the Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Divisions, provided it is labeled with a BPF (bat performance factor) of 1.15 or less, and meets the standards for length, handle diameter, etc. But if the bat has composite materials in the barrel, a 2 1/4-inch barrel MAY NOT be used; only a 2 5/8-inch BBCOR bat may be used.
A COMPOSITE-barreled bat with a 2 1/4-inch barrel cannot be used in the Junior League Baseball or Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Divisions, since there are no 2 1/4-inch bats that meet BBCOR standards. If the bat to be used in the Junior League Baseball or Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Divisions has a barrel that is made of wood, or metal (alloy, aluminum, etc.), then it only needs to meet the standards for Junior League Baseball bats in Rule 1.10, and it can have a barrel that is less than 2 5/8-inch in diameter.
Please do not park on the residents' sides of the streets near the fields. You may park on the field sides of these streets, and are encouraged to use the designated parking area on the corner of Sheppard and Grant. Please also inform your friends and extended family members of this policy. We appreciate your help in following these guidelines as we do our best to be good neighbors.