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Little League, VA

West Springfield Little League, VA

WSLL SPRING OVERVIEW

Welcome to registration for Spring 2023 baseball! Below you will find details on fees, key dates, and more. Please also download our Spring 2023 Registration Guide. Additional details can be found below. If you have any questions, please contact



ONLINE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

PLEASE READ PLAYER GUIDE AND REVIEW THIS WEBSITE BEFORE REGISTERING YOUR PLAYER. THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE WILL HELP SPEED UP THE REGISTATION PROCESS. 

All WSLL Families

  • Our new Admin software will make registering for a season easier with advanced features to help us bring you a better experience.
  • The League changed admin systems to provide you with an improved fan experience. 

Returning WSLL Families:

  • You will need to reverify your paperwork for registration. The new software makes it easy to upload photos of the required documentation. You only need to do this once when you create your account with Sports Connect. 
  • If you were and All-Star, in the Fun Tournament, or played Fall Ball, you have an account with Sports Connect you DO NOT need to create a new one.  Just select Log-in in the upper right corner

New WSLL families:

  • If your family did not have a player in WSLL in a recent spring or fall season (2020-2021), please go to http://www.littleleague.org/LeagueFinder.htm to ensure that your residence falls within WSLL boundaries.  If it does not, you will be allowed to register on a conditional basis, but may be asked for additional documentation to prove eligibility to play in WSLL this season (e.g., proof of school enrollment within WSLL boundaries).
  • Select Register in the upper right corner to begin. 

 

Spring Registration OPENs Nov 1


Please login or create your account in the upper right corner of this page. 

Registration Dates:

  • Early Registration ($25 discount/player): 11/1/22 – 12/1/22
  • Registration (regular rates): 12/2/22 - 1/8/23
  • Late Registration ($25 additional/player): 1/9/23-1/22/23
  • No Registrations will be accepted after 1/22/23

Playing Level     Early Registration     On Time Registration

5T $90       $115

T-Ball  $125                           $150                              

1A - Majors $175                              $200    

Intermediate  $175                              $200


Additional players in the same family will receive a $25 discount.

Early Registration will end on December 1st. Rates will increase by $25

Players attempting to register after January 8th may be wait-listed.

Registration will close on 
January 22nd.  

Volunteer Fee $150
WSLL charges a refundable volunteer fee to each family (excluding families with players only registered at the 5T and T-ball levels). To learn more about volunteer opportunities head over to the Volunteer Page.

Accepted Payment

Payment may be made online by credit card 

Eligibility
To verify WSLL eligibility enter home or school address at http://www.littleleague.org/LeagueFinder.htm . Your registration will be ‘flagged’ if the system does not recognize your address to be within the WSLL residential boundaries. You will be allowed to complete registration, but may be asked for additional documents to prove eligibility to play in WSLL (e.g., proof of school enrollment within WSLL boundaries) – For returning WSLL players, this documentation may already be on file with the WSLL Player Agent

WAIVERS:

If you would like to play at a level that requires an age waiver, please register for a level based on the players current age and send an email to the Player Agent, Marco Flores ([email protected]), to request a waiver.

Refund Policy

Upon written request submitted to the President or Treasurer received before January 31 (on or before March 1 for 1A and below), the League will refund 100% of amounts paid. Upon written request submitted to the President or Treasurer before the last day of tryouts, the League will refund 50% of the registration fee and 100% of any volunteer fee paid. A $10 handling charge for all refunds will be assessed. A $15 returned check fee will be charged for all returned checks (not sufficient funds/closed account.)

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

No child will be turned away for inability to pay, regardless of ability. If you wish to apply for a league scholarship, contact Kelly el-Yacoubi or fill out an online application.

Scholarship decisions are typically communicated in less than 7 days. If applying for a scholarship, please select "pay by check" at check out.

* Please note that scholarships do not cover the $150 volunteer fee, which is fully refundable. This can be paid via a check that will not be cashed, as long as you meet the volunteer requirements. You can also pay by card, and the charge will be refunded once requirements are met.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN PLAYERS

You may also be required to submit documentation if you are:

    1. New to WSLL Spring Baseball
    2. A player in your family is new to WSLL Spring Baseball
    3. You live outside the WSLL boundaries, but your child attends school within WSLL boundaries 
    4. Returning player who no longer lives or attends school within WSLL boundaries (requires waiver)

Uniform Sizes

SHIRT SIZE CHART
Youth XS Youth Small Youth Medium Youth Large Youth XL
SIZE 6/7 8/9 10/12 14/16 18/20
CHEST 25 1/2 - 26 26 - 27 27 - 29 1/2 29 1/2 - 32 32-35
PANTS (Elastic Waistband with drawstring)
Youth XS Youth Small Youth Medium Youth Large Youth XL
Inseam 26 27 28 29 30
Adult S Adult Medium Adult Large Adult XL
Inseam 30 31 32 33

2022 LITTLE LEAGUE AGE DETERMINATION TABLE

Check your player’s Little League Age for the 2023 season. You can check using the below table or this link Little League Age Calculator .

WSLL PLAYING LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS (5T-MAJORS)

1) 5-T
Our introduction to baseball concepts and skills for 5 year olds
Meets on Saturdays to practice skills and play a game 

2) T-Ball

For young players who require some training in basic baseball concepts and skills


3) 1A (Machine Pitch)

Player can catch most balls thrown to them overhand from 40'.

Throw accurately to a 40’ target.

Hit the ball regularly in T-Ball, and at least occasionally, out of the infield.

Catch fly balls with glove fingers facing up.


4) AA (Player Pitch)

Catch 75% of the balls thrown to them overhand from 50’.

Throw accurately to a 50’ target

Hit the ball regularly at the 1A level, and at least occasionally out of the infield.

Catch fly balls routinely with glove fingers facing up and throw with good form.


5) AAA (Player Pitch)

Catch, with ease, almost every ball thrown from 60 feet.

Throw a ball with good mechanics accurately to a receiver 60’ away.

Hit the ball regularly with some authority, and, at least occasionally, out of the infield at the AA level.

Routinely catch fly balls in a proper fielding position.


6) Majors (Player Pitch)

Meet all of the qualifications of AAA players (as described below).

Have had some success in AAA; or, if they never played in AAA, demonstrate through tryouts or their play at other levels or leagues that they could have. 

7) Intermediate (reserved for LA 13 players only
Our most advanced level. Played on a 50-70 field. This level is the a transition level from Little League to other older leagues

Tryout Process

•Overview
– Every registered child will be assigned to a team.  Tryouts are held to evenly distribute playing talent and assign players to the proper level of play
– Tryouts will be held on 2/4/2023 (Majors, Age Waivers, AA) and 2/11/23 (AAA)
– Individual tryout times will be posted on www.wsllbaseball.net in mid/late January

•Who needs to tryout?
– 5T and T-Ball: No tryouts required
– 1A: Only League Age 6 players seeking an age waiver
– AA: Only players new to WSLL, League Age 7 players seeking an age waiver, & children of AA Managers & Coaches of Record
– AAA: ALL players (including manager’s sons/daughters)
– Majors: Players new to WSLL; players interested in playing at the Majors level for the first time in the spring Intermediate: We do not anticipate that Intermediate players will need to attend a tryout/assessment.

•Tryout Process
– Approximately 30 minutes total, including warm up time
– About 20 to 30 coaches and WSLL BOD members will observe the tryouts
– Each player will be given 3 pitches to hit and will field 3 ground balls and 3 fly balls thrown by a coach
– Pitching tryout is optional

•What Happens Next?
– Approximately two weeks after tryouts, the annual drafts for the Majors, AAA, and AA playing levels will be conducted.  Some players who tried out for Majors (or AAA) may go undrafted and will then be automatically entered in the AAA (or AA) draft.
– Players will be notified of their team assignment 1-2 days post draft

It is the responsibility of the parents to ensure their player(s) attend tryouts. Please arrive 15 minutes ahead of your child’s scheduled time. Any player requesting an age waiver and does not attend tryouts will result in an automatic denial of the age waiver request



Draft Process

Majors Draft

• First draft; typically held in late February. 
• Majors teams have returning players, reducing the overall draft slots for new Majors registrants
• Typically, WSLL has more Majors registrants than open Majors rosters slots available.  As such, some players who registered for Majors may go undrafted and will be added to the AAA draft pool.
• All league age 12 players will be registered to the Majors level and must be drafted to a Majors team, unless a special age waiver to play in AAA is requested by the parent and approved by the Player Agent and District Administrator.


AAA Draft

• Second draft; typically held in late February.
• Typically, WSLL has more AAA registrants than AAA rosters slots available.  As such, some players who registered for AAA may go undrafted and will be added to AA draft pool
• Players who played AAA in the prior WSLL Spring season and players who are League Age 11 must be drafted into AAA and are not eligible to drop to the AA draft pool.


AA Draft

• Final draft; typically held the last week of February.
• All players are selected to AA teams. No players will drop to 1A.

BECOME A MANAGER OR COACH

Online Registration – Parents can register to manager or coach a team at the same time they register players.

If you would like to speak to a league representative about coaching opportunities or to learn more about coaching with WSLL, please contact John Mielcarek at [email protected]net 

 

Contact

West Springfield Little League
West Springfield Little League, P.O. Box 2563
Springfield, Virginia 22152

Email: [email protected]
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