Q: Do you keep score and are there umpires?
A: Yes. Every manager maintains a scorebook. League standings are kept to determine a regular season winner and to determine playoff games. There is a home plate and base umpire.
Q: On what size field does this division play?
A: The diamond is 60-foot and the pitching distance is 35 feet while using an 11 inch ball.
Q: Can I Manage or coach a team?
A: Yes, if positions are available. Prospective managers must complete an online application. If you would like to serve as a manager or coach, then please note that on your child's spring online registration. All positions are approved by the HLL Board.
Q: Will my child get to play all the time?
A: No, not all the time, but no player sits twice until all have sat once.
Q: Can I have my child play on a team with their friends?
A: Not unless they are drafted on to that team. In this age group, player's skills are evaluated in a skills assessment. Then a draft is held.
Q: Can my child play up?
A: Parents may request that their child play up one division level. However to play up, a player must attend both the higher and lower division’s assessment and be drafted to the higher division. If they are not drafted to the higher division, they must accept playing in the lower division. All player assignments are ultimately determined by the Player Agent and President.
Q: Is my child eligible for an All Star or Tournament team?
A: There are tournament teams at this division level. Please see our All Stars link for more information.
Q: What are the volunteer requirements?
A: HLL is an all volunteer organization so there are many ways to volunteer. Help is always needed with registration, team parenting, assisting with pictures, opening day and fun day activities.