Kingston Colts- Little League

Kingston Colts- Little League

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Age Calculator:

Click here to determine your Little League age: Age Calculator

Uniforms and Equipment

uniform package (included in fees):

  • Jersey

  • Ball Pants

  • Hat

  • Belt

  • Socks/ Stirrups

  • Batting Cage Shorts/ T-Shirt

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Player Furnished Mandatory Equipment/uniform:

In order to ensure your child’s success and safety, it is important that they come prepared to each practice and game with the proper equipment.  Below is information on mandatory equipment.

  • All levels: For boys, an athletic protector (jock)

  • All levels: For girls,  an athletic protector (jill)

  • All levels: Batting helmet (sharing is not recommended)

  • All levels: Glove

  • All levels: Bats (sharing is not recommended)

Click Here for the Approved Bat Rules/ List:

 

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Little League FAQ's:

Click here to determine your Little League age: Age Calculator

Q: What levels do we have?

  • Rookie (Little League age 7-8)

  • Minor (Little league age 9-10)

  • Major (Little league age 11-12)

  • Intermediate (Little league age 13)

  • Junior (Little league age 13-14)

Q: Can I play Little League instead of houseleague?

A: No- Our Little League teams are All- Star teams selected from our Houseleague Program.  It is mandatory to play houseleague to be eligible for Little League

Q: How long is the season?

A: Our season begins in May and rosters for our Little League teams will be finalized at the beginning of June.  The season runs through August with a possibility of some Fall Ball games.

Q: How much travel is involved?

A: Travel can vary each season dependent on how far you move through the qualifying tournament.  Locations can be found at:

Q; How does the qualifying tournament work and season look?

A: Teams will begin their season playing home/ away travel ball games against competeing Little League teams. (Brockville, Cornwall, Perth, Smith Falls and some Ottawa area clubs)  District 7 Playdowns will begin in early July, the winner will advance to Provincials.  For Major and above, The winner of Provincials will advance to Nationals and the Winner of Nationals will advance to the Little League world series.

Q: what does a typical week look like on the schedule?

A: A typical week for a Colts Little Leaguer would have them playing houseleague 1-2 evenings, Colts practice 1 evening and games and tournaments on weekends.

Q: how many tournaments can we expect on top of our little league playdowns?

A: typically our little league team looks to enter 2-3 tournaments spaced throughout the season.

Fergie

Fergie Jenkins Showcase League FAQ's:

Q: What levels do we have?

  • 14U (Must be 14 or younger by May 1)

  • 16U (Must of 16 or younger by May 1)

Q: Do colts players that play on the Fergie Jenkins teams play houseleague as well?

A: No, these players only play for the colts as the practices align with the nights of our houseleague games.

Q: Why are the frees more then our little league teams?  

A: while many costs are shared and equal from team- to- team, the increased fees are a result of higher league fees, umpire wages, field time and tournament fees.

Q: what does a typical week look like on the schedule?

A:  a typical week would be comprised of 2 practice nights throughout the week(batting cages and field work) and double headers each saturday and sunday

Q: how long is the season?

A: The season runs May- august with the possibility of fall ball throughout september.

Need Help?

We recognize that for some of you baseball is a new sport and purchasing new equipment can be confusing.  To help you, we have provided the following links.

Buying a Glove

http://www.ollb.org/ollb/docs/Everything_You_Need_To_Know_About_Buying_a_Baseball_Glove.pdf

Buying a Bat

Please note that as of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard was implemented by Little League. USABat Standard bats must be used in the Major and below divisions. Either USABat or BBCOR bats must be used in Intermediate and Junior divisions. At the Senior division, all bats must meet the BBCOR standard. So while the information on some of these website may be helpful for determine the size of bat you should purchase, you must make sure that bat you purchase is a "legal" bat, otherwise your player will not be allowed to use it for games.

http://www.beabetterhitter.com/text/fundamentals/chooseingabat/batsize.htm

Find out more about equipment  and Little League bat rules.  Composite bats of any kind are "banned" unless specifically listed on the "approved" list on the Little League International website. These are updated regularly and bats may be place on the “not approved” list at any time so please check this list before you buy.

Articles on Sizing Bats and Gloves

http://www.beabetterhitter.com/text/fundamentals/chooseingabat/batsize.htm
http://www.ollb.org/ollb/docs/Everything_You_Need_To_Know_About_Buying_a_Baseball_Glove.pdf