Division Description - Tee Ball 1

Tee Ball 1 (4-5 year olds)
This division is for players with no experience with baseball.
This division is instructional and players will learn the concepts of hitting and advancing to 1st base.
Players will hit off the tee for every at bat.

MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT
Your child must turn 4 years of age on or before August 31 of the current year to register for the regular Spring season.

SEASON
The Spring season typically starts the end of March and runs through mid-June.
The Fall season typically starts in mid September and runs through the end of October.

GAMES
Each team plays 10-12 games per season (6-8 games for Fall season).
Games played during the week generally start at 6pm.
Games 
played on Saturday will be generally scheduled at times ranging from 9am to 5pm.
Game length is typically 1 hour. 
We try to keep Tee Ball games to the first games of the mornings, but cannot always guarantee this time.

PRACTICE
Practice occurs one weekday and one weekend for three to four weeks prior to the season with some practices during the season at the manager's discretion.

UNIFORMS
CLL provides a jersey and hat. Names and numbers are placed on jerseys.
Parents must provide athletic shoes. Rubber cleats are optional.

PLAYING EQUIPMENT
Parents must provide ball glove, batting helmet and USA Baseball certified tee ball bat.

TEAM
Teams usually consist of 10-12 players, a volunteer manager, three volunteer coaches, and a volunteer team parent.

4-5 Year Old Tee Ball 1 FAQ’S

Q: Do you keep score and are there umpires?
A: No. The T-Ball league is structured to teach the fundamentals of baseball only. The games are self-umpired by the volunteer managers and coaches.

Q: Can I Manage or coach a team?
A: Yes, if positions are available. Prospective managers must complete an online application. If you would like to serve as a coach, then please note that on your child's spring online registration. All managers and coaches must be approved by the Chesterfield Little League Board of Directors.

Q: What kind of baseball is used?
A: A soft core baseball is used to prevent injury and provide for a good learning experience.

Q: Will my child get to play all the time?
A: No, not all the time, but no player sits twice until all have sit once.

Q: What are the volunteer requirements?
A: CLL is an all-volunteer organization so there are many ways to volunteer. Help is always needed with registration, team parenting, assisting with picture and opening night activities, helping with post-season tournaments, and working in the concession stand to name just a few of the many ways to help support CLL.

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