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T-BALL 5U

Players’ first experiences in baseball should be filled with active and engaging activities that are developmentally appropriate for their age. The Trappers T-Ball  5 U Program was developed with the purpose of making baseball attractive to young players, and to ensure their first experiences with the game were positive and long lasting.

 

Goals of Trappers T-Ball 5U 

  • Create an environment in which children and adults can have fun with baseball.
  • Teach baseball skills, rules, and strategy to our players.
  • Model and teach competitiveness with an emphasis on good sportsmanship.
  • Promote increased self-esteem & structure among children and adults. 

 

When and Where We Play

Games will start in April. This division will play 2 days a week , Tuesday and Thursdays at Fort Langley Park. 

Volunteers are the cornerstone to coaching at this level so please consider signing up to coach when registering your child.


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T-BALL EQUIPMENT

Included with your registration fee:

Hat & T-shirt which players will keep at the end of the season.

Non-Issued pieces or equipment that will be required for the season include:

  • Jock or Jill ( mandatory athletic supporter for boys and girls)
  • Baseball glove 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Baseball pants ( baseball pants are not mandatory at this age but shorts are not allowed)

T-BALL 6U

Players’ first experiences in baseball should be filled with active and engaging activities that are developmentally appropriate for their age. The Trappers T-Ball  6U Program was developed with the purpose of making baseball attractive to young players, and to ensure their first experiences with the game were positive and long lasting.

Goals of Trappers T-Ball 6U  

  • Create an environment in which children and adults can have fun with baseball.
  • Teach baseball skills, rules, and strategy to our players.
  • Model and teach competitiveness with an emphasis on good sportsmanship.
  • Promote increased self-esteem & structure among children and adults.

When and Where We Play

This division plays 2 days a week , Monday and Wednesdays at Fort Langley Park.  

Volunteers are the cornerstone of coaching at this level so please consider signing up to coach when registering your child. 

T-BALL EQUIPMENT

Included with your registration fee:

Hat & T-shirt which players will keep at the end of the season.

Non-Issued pieces or equipment that will be required for the season include:

  • Jock or Jill ( mandatory athletic supporter for boys and girls)
  • Baseball glove 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Baseball pants ( baseball pants are not mandatory at this age but shorts are not allowed)

SUPER 7

  • Super 7’s play Tuesday, Thursdays and some Saturdays
  • base paths are set at 50 feet
  • a soft version of a hardball is used.
  • The length of the game is 4 innings . All 4 innings will be played with the pitching machine. 
  • Super 7's will play at the Fort Langley Field.

SUPER 7 EQUIPMENT

Included with your registration fee:

Baseball hat, which players will keep at the end of the season.

Players will also be issued 2 jerseys and a belt as part of their uniform, which will be returned at the end of the season. Players will be required to provide a $100 deposit cheque to receive their jerseys.

Non-Issued pieces or equipment that will be required for the season include:

  • Jock or Jill ( mandatory athletic supporter for boys and girls)
  • Baseball glove 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Cleats 
  • White Baseball pants

TADPOLE

Tadpole is the first division that we do skills assessments and a formal team draft.  The objective of the assessments is to help create balanced teams. There are no player requests at this age level because the teams are drafted and chosen by the coaches.

There will be a Tournament for our Tadpole age group. The Will Smith Memorial Tournament (aka WSMT) is to honour a long term friend and volunteer with North Langley Baseball.

At the Tadpole level:

  • base paths are set at 60 feet
  • 8 year old pitchers throw from 40 feet while 9 year old pitchers throw from 42 feet
  • a soft version of a hardball is used.
  • Tadpole games are 5 innings. For the month of April a "live" pitcher is used for the first inning, and a pitching machine is used for the last four innings.
  • In May and June "live" pitchers are used for the first 2 innings and a pitching machine for the last three innings.
  • Pitchers can pitch a maximum of 1 inning per game and 2 per week.
  • No lead offs are allowed, and players can only steal 3rd base (and cannot go home on an overthrow).
  • Score is kept but there are no standings at this level until playoffs.
  • Tadpole is a "house" league so there is no travelling.

TADPOLE EQUIPMENT

Included with your registration fee:

Hat and baseball socks which players will keep at the end of the season.

Players will also be issued 2 jerseys and a belt as part of their uniform, which will be returned at the end of the season. Players will be required to provide a $100 deposit cheque to receive their jerseys.

Non-Issued pieces or equipment that will be required for the season include:

  • Jock or Jill ( mandatory athletic supporter for boys and girls)
  • Baseball glove 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Cleats 
  • Baseball pants with royal blue piping

MOSQUITO

The Mosquito Spring season runs from April to mid June.

In this division, we can create a select team of players who have demonstrated a higher level of skills during assessments. This group, Mosquito Selects (aka MSET) will practice and have games with other associations, but, the first priority for schedule will always fall to the regular season team.

At the Mosquito level:

  • base paths are set at 60 feet
  • Pitchers throw from 46 feet, and a regulation hard ball is used.
  • No lead offs are allowed 
  • Players cannot steal until the ball crosses the plate.
  • "Live" pitching is used throughout the 6 inning games. A 1st year pitcher (or pitchers)  must pitch at least 2 innings per game.

The Spring Season is "House" ball and the teams will interlock with other associations. 

MOSQUITO EQUIPMENT

Included with your registration fee:

Hat and baseball socks which players will keep at the end of the season.

 Players will also be issued 2 jerseys and a belt as part of their uniform, which will be returned at the end of the season. Players will be required to provide a $100 deposit cheque to receive their jerseys.

Non-Issued pieces or equipment that will be required for the season include:

  • Jock or Jill ( mandatory athletic supporter for boys and girls)
  • Baseball glove 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Cleats 
  • Baseball pants 

PEE WEE

At the Pee Wee level:

  • base paths are set at 70 feet
  • pitchers throw from 48 feet
  • Lead offs and stealing are allowed
  • games are 7 innings long.
  • Balk balls are called on pitchers
  • running to 1st on a dropped 3rd strike is allowed (if 1st base is unoccupied, or if 1st base is occupied with 2 out).
  • Home games will be played at Walnut Grove Park and teams will travel to nearby associations for interlock play. 

Pee Wee is the first age group that we begin tiering.

PEE WEE EQUIPMENT

Included with your registration fee:

Hat and baseball socks which players will keep at the end of the season.

Players will also be issued 2 jerseys and a belt as part of their uniform, which will be returned at the end of the season. Players will be required to provide a $100 deposit cheque to receive their jerseys.

Non-Issued pieces or equipment that will be required for the season include:

  • Jock or Jill ( mandatory athletic supporter for boys and girls)
  • Baseball glove 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Cleats 
  • Baseball pants

BANTAM

Hat and baseball socks which players will keep at the end of the season.

Players will also be issued 2 jerseys and a belt as part of their uniform, which will be returned at the end of the season. Players will be required to provide a $100 deposit cheque to receive their jerseys.

In this age division, in addition to playing house, players could be apart of our "Township Blue Sox" teams. these are advanced skills teams that play at a high level of competition. Both the AA and AAA teams play from April until August.

Bantam AAA Township Blue Sox Tryouts

The Bantam AAA Township Blue Sox will be having an open tryout January 26 2020 from 11:30 – 2:00PM at Walnut Grove Park (cages).

Bantam AAA baseball is not for everyone, this is 9-man baseball, the baseball season starts the first week of April and could possibly go to mid August. Practices and games could possibly be 5-6 days a week. Team commitment is a must (top priority).

This tryout will be a wood bat tryout only – so a bat is required. Please bring all gear, as well as we may run some drills outside (weather permitting).

Please email Tom at tnevison@shaw.ca with the following information included:

  1. Name
  2. What association and team you played for last year?
  3. What positions you play?
  4. What is your birth date?
  5. Contact information

 

BANTAM EQUIPMENT

Non-Issued pieces or equipment that will be required for the season include:

  • Jock or Jill ( mandatory athletic supporter for boys and girls)
  • Baseball glove 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Cleats 
  • Baseball pants 

MIDGET

Hat and baseball socks which players will keep at the end of the season.

Players will also be issued 2 jerseys and a belt as part of their uniform, which will be returned at the end of the season. Players will be required to provide a $100 deposit cheque to receive their jerseys.

MIDGET EQUIPMENT

Non-Issued pieces or equipment that will be required for the season include:

  • Jock or Jill ( mandatory athletic supporter for boys and girls)
  • Baseball glove 
  • Batting helmet 
  • Cleats 
  • Baseball pants 

College Prep

North Langley and Aldergrove Minor Baseball are proud of our College Prep team, the Township Blue Sox. This program is for a high calibre of player to be on a highly competive team. Similar to other high level associations, the training and development offered is excellent. The cost to this program is significantly less than similar groups.

For any further information, please contact Mike Addy, mbacsc@shaw.ca manager for the TBS.