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THE NEW LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL AGE DETERMINATION DATE
As a reminder to all Parents and Coaches, Little League Baseball International updated and applied a new age calculation that goes into effect this season for players that are 9 and under. Below is a summary of how these age changes will impact our players that are 9 years old and younger.
As a result of this recent adjustment to the implementation strategy, effective immediately, any player born on or after January 1, 2006 who will turn the ages of 4-9 during the 2015 calendar year will be eligible to participate in a local Little League program and will use the new age determination date of December 31 for the reminder of their Little League Baseball career.
1) If player was born before January 1, 2006 the player is not affected (last years Little league 8 players and older)
2) If player was born after that date and has a birthday from May-Dec, they are pushing forward one additional year in their little league age. For example, for a player born on May 5, 2007, he was considered Little League 6 last year. Now based on the table below he will be Little League 8. If the player was born on April 5, 2007, he was considered LL 7 last year and will be Little League 8 this year. Not affected since birthday is between Jan 1 and April 30.
Last year your son/daughter was born in November 2007 and participated in Ellington Little League TBall as LL Age 6.
This year your son/daughter becomes LL Age 8 and will play in instructional because he/she was born in the calendar year of 2007.
We realize that this change to the age calculation will cause some confusion and impact several of our returning and new players for this season. Several board members will be available onsite at the Ellington Little Spring Registration being held at Ellington Middle School on January 31 and February 9 from 9 AM – 12 AM.
In the interim please do not hesitate to contact the board members (http://www.ellingtonll.org/Contacts.asp) to answer any questions.