Frequently Asked Questions
How old does my child need to be to play in little league?
Little League goes from League Age 4 – 12. If you don’t understand league age, please use the following calculator to see what league age your child is. https://www.littleleague.org/play-little-league/determine-league-age/
My child is older than 12 and wants to play baseball or softball?
There is a Cape league for ages 13-16 which is referred to as junior/senior league. https://www.capeleaguede.com/
Does my child need to try out?
Anyone can try out for the minor or major league draft. If you are 9 years old or older and not on a major league team, you must try out. If you are 8 years old or older and not on a minor league team, you must try out. If your child is 7 or younger and you think they have the talent to move up early, we encourage you to try out.
When and Where are try-outs this year?
The tryouts this year are being held at the Delmarva Christian – Milton Campus (Eagles Nest) on February 8th, 22nd & 29th from 12pm – 4 pm. It is first-come, first-serve.
What do I need to bring to try-outs?
Definitely your child! Your child should be equipped with sneakers, glove, bat and a helmet. If you don’t have any equipment, we will have an assortment for your child to utilize.
What should my child expect at tryouts?
You can come to try-outs anytime during the designated time. Your child will try-out in order of arrival. They will start by hitting a ball off a tee. They will also be pitched to by an adult to allow them to hit the ball. After they are done hitting, they will be tested in speed by running from point A to point B while being timed. The final test will be catching and throwing. They start off by throwing them ground balls that they will need to field and throw to a designated catcher. Finally, they will be thrown pop up balls to catch in the air and throw to the designated catcher.
What should I expect after try-outs?
There is nothing that you need to do after you are done try-outs. Coaches have evaluated your child’s ability and collectively determine the best fit for your child. We hold drafts internally among the Major League coaches and then among the Minor League coaches to determine what is the best fit for your child. It all comes down to the ability they presented in try-outs and the safety of the player. You will be communicated by early March.