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Avon Junior Athletic Association

Avon Junior Athletic Association

Fall 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.

FALL BASEBALL AGE DIVISIONS 
Fall Ball follows the age chart for Spring 2021.
Co-Ed TeeBall: ages 4, 5 & 6 (Coach pitch/hit off the tee)
Rookies: ages 6 & 7 (All Coach pitch)
AA: ages 8 & 9 olds (First year of player pitch)
AAA: ages 9 & 10 (any 11 year olds that may not have any experience - Full player pitch)
Majors: ages 11 & 12 (Full player pitch)
Juniors/Seniors: combined league for 13-16 year olds

FALL BASEBALL SEASON
The Fall Baseball season run July 6th through mid-October.  For a season calendar of dates click HERE (PLEASE NOTE: season dates could shift a little based on the Back On Track Indiana plan for COVID-19)
***NEW THIS YEAR!!!  Extended Season! Because the Spring season was cancelled due to COVID-19, AJAA Fall Baseball will be extended!  More practices and MORE GAMES!

COST
Co-Ed TeeBall: $80
Rookies: $125
AA: $145
AAA: $145
Majors: $145
Jrs/Srs: $145

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

REGISTRATION
Regular Registration for Fall Baseball opens May 15th and closes June 25th 2020.
NO LATE REGISTRATION - no exceptions!
NO registrations will be accepted after June 25th 2020.
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
**For info on how refunds will be handled should the season be cancelled due to COVID-19 click HERE.

EVALUATIONS
No Evaluations for Fall Baseball

PRACTICES AND GAMES
Fall Baseball will have one game on Sundays (starting after 1pm and should be finished between 6-7pm) and possibly one game during the week and one practice. Actual team schedules will not be built until after registration has closed and teams have been assigned. AJAA Fall Baseball will be an internal league unless there aren't enough players signed up.  If there aren't enough players per league, teams will play outside leagues and could travel to those leagues (local organizations).

Practices and games can be held at our various facilities:  AJAA Baseball/Softball park located at CR 625 and 100 S, Avon Middle School North fields, Avon Middle School South fields and Light & Life Church on 100S.

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 are encouraged (non-metal) but not mandatory.

Coaches Corner

"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

Coaches Clinic 6.30.20 Handouts
Season Info Doc - click HERE
AJAA Chain of Communication - click HERE
Game Changer/Team Manager app info - click HERE
AJAA Athletic Code of Conduct - click HERE
Call for Coaches resource - click HERE

Coaching is Teaching at It's Best by Bud Boughton - click HERE to order




volunteer opportunities

AJAA Fall 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.  Click HERE to see the Baseball Committee list/descriptions of positions/open positions.  

COMMISSIONER
Craig Emsweller -  [email protected]

For contact info for the Fall Baseball Committee, please click 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

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

AJAA Fall Baseball Rules

For 2020 Little League Bat Rules, click HERE
For 2020 CoEd TeeBall League Rules, click HERE
For 2020 Rules for Rookies through Jrs/Srs, click HERE

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 from $15 and up per game.  

If interested, please contact our Head Umpire Kevin Francis at [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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