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Avon Junior Athletic Association

Avon Junior Athletic Association

spring baseball program overview

Welcome to AJAA Baseball!

Our recreational baseball program is designed to not only give players many opportunities from learning the fundamentals, to developing already established skills to learning about team work, the way to handle the ups and downs of winning and losing, and how to work hard to achieve a goal.

SPRING BASEBALL AGE DIVISIONS
Tee Ball
Rookies
AA
AAA
Majors
Juniors/Seniors


2022 LITTLE LEAGUE AGE CHART
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***Per the chart above, the player's age as of August 31st is the league your player is eligible for
Age Eligibilty:
Tee Ball: 4-5 year olds: (Coach pitch, 6 year olds that have never played before)
Rookie: 6-7 year olds: (all Coach pitch, also includes 8 year olds that have never played before)
AA: 8-9 year olds (first year kid pitch; 10 year olds that have never played before)
AAA: 9-10 year olds
Majors: 11-12 year olds
Juniors/Seniors: 13-16 year olds
*Please be advised that 6 year old TeeBall players, 8 year old Rookies players and 10 year old AA players may play up to the next league if they prefer. 

**click HERE for complete league descriptions and rules


SPORT SEASON
The Spring Baseball season plans to start the beginning of April for ALL AJAA leagues (Tee Ball through Jrs/Srs). The season will wrap up around mid June.  For a printable calendar of important dates for AJAA Little League Spring Baseball, check back as it will be updated soon! 

***Please be reminded that these plans are tentative and subject to change based on guidelines from our health and government officials to ensure everyone’s health and safety. We will keep families updated as dates near.

CLICK HERE for a calendar of season dates

COST
Tee Ball: $80
Rookie: $125
AA, AAA & Majors: $145
Juniors & Seniors: $160

*ATTENTION: in Jan 2020 AJAA brought back the Family Fee.  Please click HERE for more details.

Interested in knowing what a registration fee covers?  Click HERE for details.


REGISTRATION
Regular Registration for Spring Little League Baseball is open January 3, 2022 through March 1st, 2022 for Tee Ball through Majors.
Jr/Sr league registration is open January 3rd, 2022 through March 20, 2022.
*There is NO late registration.  Once registration closes, we will not be able to add players. 

**Please note: if your player is considering playing AJAA Baseball, but is waiting to see if they make a school team, please go ahead and register them so they have a spot.  If they make a school team, per our refund policy we will issue a full refund.
Special requests are taken into consideration such as practice dates, coach request, and buddy request; however requests are not guaranteed.

*Refund Policy – Please view our refund policy HERE

EVALUATIONS
AJAA Spring Baseball evaluations are scheduled for Sunday March 13th at Avon High School in the field house. Enter through Door #28. For a full schedule for evals, please click HERE 
PLEASE make every effort for your player to attend.
**Tee Ball league does not attend evals

PRACTICES AND GAMES
All league schedules will vary. Each league will have two events per week (games and/or practices).  There could be games scheduled in the evenings, however typically on Saturdays and in the event games are scheduled during the week, we do try to be mindful of school schedules.

Practices and games will be held at AJAA Baseball/Softball park located at CR 625 and 100 S.

GEAR REQUIRED
AJAA will provide players with uniform shirts and hats.  Players are asked to purchase gray baseball pants, a fielding glove and a batting helmet.  Cleats and a protective cup are encouraged (non-metal) but not mandatory.

**PLEASE NOTE: new Jrs/Srs bat regulations as of 3.10.20 - click HERE

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Dicks Sporting Goods Pro Tips - check it out by clicking HERE!
Coaches: you will find on this site checklists, training tips and more! This is a helpful resource!

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"How to" videos for Coaches/Volunteers:

For info on how to move home plate click HERE

For info on how to move bases click HERE

For info on how to drag/prepare the fields click HERE

Volunteer Opportunities

AJAA Spring Baseball is not able to operate without volunteers.  We appreciate your support and your commitment to volunteer as a League Coordinator, Head Coach, Assistant Coach, or other Baseball Committee positions. 

WE NEED COACHES!  Please consider volunteering to Coach AJAA Little League Baseball.  

COMMISSIONER
George Mallett -  [email protected]

Learn more about George by clicking HERE


LEAGUE COORDINATORS
We are currently looking for league level League Coordinators.  If you are interested, please contact AJAA Baseball Commissioner - [email protected]
Criminal Background Check required

Coming Soon - AJAA Spring Baseball Committee Contact info


HEAD COACHES
Volunteer Coaches are needed for every league, every team.  Please consider registering as a coach when registering your child.  
Head Coaches are asked to attend a coaches meeting before the season starts.  More details on that to come. 
Criminal Background Check Required.

ASSISTANT COACHES
Assistant Coaches are also needed.  Please consider registering as an assistant coach when registering your child. 
Criminal Background Check Required

2022 Spring Baseball Schedules

Click HERE for Tee Ball Schedule

Click HERE for Rookies Schedule

Click HERE for AA Schedule

Click HERE for AAA Schedule

Click HERE for Majors Schedule

Click HERE for Jrs/Srs Schedule

AJAA Spring Rec Baseball Rules

For 2022 AJAA Baseball rules, click HERE

For 2022 Little League Spring Baseball, only the USABat standard bats are approved. 
Click HERE for more info. 
*Jr/Sr League can use either USA Bat or BBCOR approved bats.

UMPIRES NEEDED

AJAA is currently looking for umpires for its Baseball/Softball programs.  Interested individuals must be at least 13 years of age, adults welcome too. 

AJAA is looking for individuals with a willingness to learn the skill of umpiring.  Experience is not required as AJAA offers training to all umpires.  Training meetings are mandatory along with any other umpire meetings that may happen.  Criminal Background Check is required for adults 18 and over; 2 letters of recommendation for minors required. 

Pay is based on experience.

If interested, please contact AJAA Director of Operations Deena Albin [email protected]

team/player/parent communication

AJAA Coaches will utilize Game Changer/Team Manager to communicate with players/families.  Please download the Game Changer/Team Manager app on your smartphone.  Once your player is rostered to a team, you will see your player's team info.  Click HERE for the Game Changer/Team Manager info sheet.

AJAA BASEBALL SAFE RETURN TO PLAY COVID-19 PROTOCOL

Click HERE to view AJAA's Safe Return to Play Protocol for Baseball

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Contact

Avon Junior Athletic Association
866 S County Rd 625 E 
Avon, Indiana 46123

Phone: 317-839-5480
Email: [email protected]

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