Balcones Youth Sports | Little League Baseball | Pony Baseball | Pony Softball | PONY Fast-Pitch Softball | Girls Softball | Tee Ball T-Ball TBall | Girls Kickball | Little Miss Kickball | Austin, TX

Home
 
 
My my My my
 
 
 
 
 
 

This page is to help you determine where your child best fits based on his/her age and skill level.  

Little League® Divisions of Play

At BYS, the L.L. Division of Play is broken up into the following Divisions:

TEE BALL (Baseball Players Ages 4-5)- Instructional program where children learn the fundamentals of hitting, running, fielding and throwing in a fun environment.

Coach Pitch (6-7 year olds) – continued introduction baseball, coaches pitch the ball to the players, typically five pitches at first half of the season (last two tries with tee), three strikes at second half of the season.

Minor Baseball (8-9 year olds) – first level of kid pitch baseball, more in-depth baseball training.  Kids will learn how to pitch, work on more strategic defensive and offensive plays.

 

LITTLE LEAGUE® (AAA & MAJORS) (Baseball Player Ages 9 to 12)

At BYS, the L.L. Division of Play is broken up into the following Divisions:

AAA Baseball (9-11 year olds) -  more in-depth baseball training.  Kids will learn how to pitch, work on more strategic defensive and offensive plays.

Major Baseball (10-12 year olds) – intermediate player level, pitchers and batters will see multiple types of pitches, coaches will teach signs, how to produce more defensive and offensive plays.

    • Players may qualify for a league’s 11- to 12-year-old tournament team which includes an opportunity to advance to the Little League Baseball® World Series in South Williamsport.

    • Baseball: Played on a 60’ diamond with a 46’ pitching distance.   

 

Boys PONY™ Baseball Divisions of Play (that are currently offered at Balcones Youth Sports)

Pony Baseball (14u) - for Baseball Players of league age 14 and under

Colt (16u) - for Baseball Players of league age 16 and under                            

Palomino (18u) - for Baseball Players of league age 18 and under (shall not exceed more than 3 players of age 19)

*PONY Baseball League Age is that age attained by a player prior to Jan 1 of the current year, and determines the player’s eligibility for a particular league age.  Please note that players in the baseball and-under program are only allowed to "play up" one division. Also in Palomino And-Under thirteen and fourteen year olds are not permitted to play.