Co-Ed Tee Ball 6U (Ages 5-6)

Any child who will attain the age of 5 or 6 years old on or before April 30th of the current year and is enrolled in Kindergarten shall be eligible to play coed Tee Ball. This division is primarily for 5 and 6 year old boys and girls who are just starting to play organized baseball/softball and want to learn the fundamentals of hitting and fielding. Tee Ball is generally the first introduction to organized baseball/softball for most players, so coaches will collectively umpire. The primary objective by the end of the season is to ensure that each player has a "positive experience", desires to play again the following year, and has successfully demonstrated the skills listed below.

  • Warm up techniques, including stretching
  • How to execute proper throwing technique, including proper grip
  • Proper defensive fielding position (down and ready)
  • Names of the defensive field positions
  • What to do after the ball is hit (as a batter and a runner)
  • Knows how, why and when to run to the next base
  • How to grip and hold a bat properly

Provided Equipment:

  • Tee Balls 9-9½ inches in diameter, 4-4½ oz. weight, white covering with a sponge rubber core to prevent injuries.
  • Bats are typically 25-26 inches long and have a weight of 17-20 ounces.
  • Batting helmets with face-mask.

Equipment Needed:

  • Glove size 8½ to 10 inch
  • Athletic footwear (sneakers).
  • (Optional but recommended) Some parents or players choose to purchase their own batting helmet for comfort
  • (Optional) Bat/gear bag

Game/Practice Days:

  • TBD (30 days prior to H.V.A.A. scheduled opening day)

Fees:

  • $70/player

Rules: 

Tee-Ball Rules