2020 Fall Ball Registration will open no later than July 28th. We will continue to follow all precautions and directions laid out under the Covid-19 regulations posted on our home page. 

Click here for Online Registration 

Please sign up as soon as possible so we can make sure we have the right amount of coaches per league. Please make sure you register for the appropriate age group by using the 2020 League Age Chart located here to determine the player’s League Age.

Players Juniors and below can play up one year. Senior division is using the 2020 League Age chart.

For Fall Ball players, Powhatan Little League (PLL) will provide; jerseys and replica team hats, but each player is responsible for the following:

  • Gray baseball pants, socks and belt
  • Helmet with chin strap and face guard (make sure to put your child’s name on this)
  • Bat (make sure to put your child’s name on this)
  • Glove (make sure to put your child’s name on this)
  • Cleats
  • Protective gear (athletic cup for boys)

Volunteers

All volunteers (managers/coaches, assistant coaches, score keepers, team parents) must fill out a Coach Registration Form located in Online Registration. All volunteers must also have a current background check. For information on volunteering with PLL, please visit Volunteering with PLL.

 

Coaches Clinic

There will be a mandatory coaches clinic. This is required for all managers/coaches and assistant coaches before being considered to manage or coach a team. Information will be posted here when it becomes available.

Important Dates

 

Important Dates

Online registration ends August 22, 2020- Midnight

One time walk-in registration: TBA

Practices will start TBA

Games will start TBA

Games will end TBA

 

POWHATAN LITTLE LEAGUE

FALL HOUSE RULES BY DIVISION

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT PLL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MAY/WILL DECIDE AGE CUTOFFS FOR EACH DIVISION AS EACH SEASON DICTATES AND/OR AS NEEDED. THIS ALSO INCLUDES SPECIFIC AMOUNT OF LEAGUE AGE PLAYERS ALLOWED ON A TEAM PER DIVISION FOR DRAFTING PURPOSES.

  • First time players only, league ages 4 & 5, as determined by the 2020 League Age Chart.
    • A game will consist of three innings, not to exceed one hour and thirty minutes.
    • Bases are to be spaced fifty feet apart.
    • Each team bats entire line-up each inning. Outs will not be recorded
    • Base runners will not be removed on any defensive play.
    • All defensive pitchers must wear helmets with face masks. First baseman to wear helmet with face mask at coach’s discretion.
    • All batters and base runners must wear helmets with face mask and chin straps.
    • Every player plays every inning. No player will sit.
    • All players must be rotated defensively each inning to allow the opportunity for players to play outfield and infield.
    • All players must use Little League regulation Tee Ball bat (2 ¼ inch barrel).
    • Runners may advance one base at a time.
    • If at all possible, a team will consist of no more than twelve players.
    • Pitcher must throw the ball to first base if fielded within the circle. Exception – if there is a play at home, pitcher may run home if fielded in the circle.
    • Non-wood and laminated bats shall bear the USA Baseball logo. Tee Ball bats that were produced and/or purchased prior to the implementation of this standard can be certified using an Approved Tee Ball Sticker via the USA Baseball Tee Ball Sticker Program (USABaseballShop.com)
  • Returning league age 5 that have completed one season of instructional tee ball and all league age 6. League age is determined by the 2020 League Age Chart.
    • A game will consist of five innings, but shall not exceed one hour and thirty minutes.
    • Each batter will receive three pitches. If ball is not hit, tee will be set up and batter will allowed five swings.
    • An inning will consist of three outs or five runs.
    • Bases are to be spaced sixty feet apart.
    • All defensive pitchers must wear a helmet with face mask. First baseman to wear helmet with face mask at coach’s discretion.
    • All batters and base runners must wear helmets with face mask and chin straps.
    • Every player plays every inning. No player will sit out.
    • All players must be rotated defensively each inning to allow each player to play outfield and infield.
    • A runner may advance one base on an overthrow to first base at base coach’s discretion.
    • When a ball is hit into play, runners may advance until the ball enters any part of the infield within the base lines.
    • Teams shall consist of twelve to fifteen players.
    • Pitcher must throw the ball to first base if fielded within the circle. Exception – if there is a play at home, pitcher may run home if fielded in the circle.
    • Non-wood and laminated bats shall bear the USA Baseball logo. Tee Ball bats that were produced and/or purchased prior to the implementation of this standard can be certified using an Approved Tee Ball Sticker via the USA Baseball Tee Ball Sticker Program (USABaseballShop.com)
  • League ages 7 and 8, as determined by the 2020 League Age Chart. League Age 8 players may try out for the Minors division at parent/guardian discretion.
    • A game will consist of six innings, but shall not exceed one hour and forty-five minutes.
    • Each at-bat will consist of five pitches or three swings, whichever comes first.
    •An inning will consist of three outs or five runs.
    • All rules of the current Little League rule book will apply.
    • Non-wood and laminated bats shall bear the USA Baseball logo. Bats shall not be more than 33 inches in length; nor more than 2⅝ inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30″) at its smallest part. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed sixteen (16) inches from the small end.
  • League ages 9, and 10, as determined by the 2020 League Age Chart. League Age 8 players must try out. League Age 10 players may try out for the Majors division at parent/guardian discretion.
    • The Minors Division is using a 60-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 46 feet.
    • A game will consist of six innings. However, no new inning will start after one hour and forty-five minutes.
    • A minimum of 4 innings must be played (3 ½ if home team is winning).
    • An inning will consist of three outs or five runs.
    • All rules of the current Little League rule book will apply.
    • All batters and base runners must wear helmets with face mask. Chin straps are highly recommended.
    • Interleague play shall be conducted in accordance with Little League rules.
    • No player shall sit out more than one consecutive inning.
    • Non-wood and laminated bats shall bear the USA Baseball logo. Bats shall not be more than 33 inches in length; nor more than 2⅝ inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30″) at its smallest part. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed sixteen (16) inches from the small end.
  • League ages 11 and 12, as determined by the 2020 League Age Chart. League Age 10 players must try out. League Age 12 players may try out for the Intermediate 50/70 division at parent/guardian discretion.
    • The Majors Division is using a 60-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 46 feet.
    • A game will consist of six innings. However, no new inning will start after two hours.
    • All rules of the current Little League rule book will apply.
    • All batters and base runners must wear batting helmets. Face masks and chin straps are highly recommended.
    • Interleague play shall be conducted in accordance with Little League rules.
    • No player shall sit out more than one consecutive inning.
    • Non-wood and laminated bats shall bear the USA Baseball logo. Bats shall not be more than 33 inches in length; nor more than 2⅝ inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30″) at its smallest part. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed sixteen (16) inches from the small end.

League age 13, as determined by the 2020 League Age Chart. League Age 11-12 players must try out.

The division, which was new division of Little League Baseball in 2013 for players league-age 11-13 with postseason tournament opportunities, including a World Series, offers a transition for players between the standard Little League field size (46-foot pitching distance and 60-foot base paths) and the Junior/Senior/Big League field size (60-foot, 6-inch pitching distance and 90-foot base paths).  Intermediate Division is using a 70′ Diamond with pitching distance placed at 50′.

Many of the Junior League rules are used such as runners being permitted to lead off bases, runners may attempt to steal at any time, and allowing an on-deck batter.

Baseball bat shall not be more than 34″ in length, nor more than 2 5/8″ in diameter, and if wood, not less 15/16″ in diameter. (7/8″ for bats less than 30″) at its smallest part. Wood bats tapered or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed 18″ from the small end. BBCOR bat’s do not require the USA logo. 1.15 bats are prohibited in PLL.

  • League ages 14, 15, and 16, as determined by the 2019 League Age Chart. League Age 13 players must try out.
    • The Seniors Division is using a 90-foot diamond with a pitching distance of 60 feet, 6 inches.
    • A game will consist of seven innings. However, no new inning will start after two hours and thirty minutes.
    • All rules of the current Little League rule book will apply.
    • All batters and base runners must wear batting helmets. Face masks and chin straps are highly recommended.
    • Interleague play shall be conducted in accordance with Little League rules.
    • No player shall sit out more than one consecutive inning.
    • All bats not made of a single piece of wood shall meet the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) performance standard, and such bats shall be so labeled. It shall not be more than 36 inches in length, nor more than 2⅝ inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30″) at its smallest part. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed eighteen (18) inches from the small end. The bat shall not weigh, numerically, more than three ounces less than the length of the bat (e.g., a 33-inch-long bat cannot weigh less than 30 ounces).