Competitive Softball Divisions

AA Softball: League ages 8-11 ($125) 

Players placed by skill evaluations.  A fully instructional division played using a 10" softball and Minor League Softball rules. It is recommended that players complete at least 2 years in a Machine-Pitch Division and/or can show softball proficiency and ability to play at this level. Players will be required to go through at least one player evaluation for team placement and for possible recommendation for a Major Division Softball Team. Evaluations are NOT try-outs. All registered players will be assigned to a team. Evaluations are a process used only as a tool to make sure a player can safely compete at this level. Registration fee includes a jersey, softball pants, and visor.  Teams will be scheduled games with other local Little Leagues

AAA Softball: League ages 9-11 ($125)

Players placed by skill evaluations.  A fully instructional division played using a 11" softball and Minor League Softball rules. It is recommended that players complete at least 1 year at AA Division and/or can show baseball proficiency and ability to play at this level. Players will be required to go through at least one player evaluation for team placement and for possible recommendation for a Major Division Softball Team. Evaluations are NOT try-outs. All registered players will be assigned to a team. Evaluations are a process used only as a tool to make sure a player can safely compete at this level. Registration fee includes a jersey, softball pants, and visor.  Teams will be scheduled games with other local Little Leagues

 Major Softball: League Age 9-12 ($125)

Player selected by skill evaluations.  Players pitch to players using a regulation 12" Softball.  Recommended for players who have played at least 2 years in a Minor Division. Players selected to this division must show an advanced proficiency and ability in order to compete safely with other players. This is demonstrated through participation in at least one player evaluation. Evaluations are NOT try-outs. All registered players, league age 10-12, will be assigned to a Minor or Major Division Softball Team. An evaluation is a process used only as a tool to ensure a player can safely compete at this level. This is primarily based on their evaluation score. Players must participate in the evaluation process to be eligible for this division and to be eligible for an All Star Tournament Team. Registration fee includes a jersey, softball pants, and visor.

Junior League Softball: League Age 11-13 ($125)

Player selected by skill evaluations and age.  Players pitch to players using a regulation baseball on a 90ft diamond. Recommended for players who have played at least 2 years in the Major or Intermediate Division. Any League-Age 12 year-old players selected to this division must show an advanced proficiency and ability in order to compete safely with other players. 

Note: Formation of teams in any Division depends on there being a sufficient number of qualified registrants. 

Note: In order to enhance conformity in age eligibility across many youth athletic organizations, Little League International is modifying the league age criterion for the baseball divisions. This is a three year phase-in process. There has been no change to softball age eligibility.  For your reference, links to the official Age Charts and an age calculator are below.

Baseball Chart  Softball Chart  Age Calculator 

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East Lane Little League
5729 Main St #355
Springfield OR 97478

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