What District is El Dorado Hills Little League (EDHLL) in?

El Dorado Hills Little League is in District 54. District 54 is the proud home to the following 12 Little League Baseball Programs: Cosumnes River, Divide, El Dorado Hills, Folsom American, Folsom National, Hangtown (Gold Rush), Lakeside, Maidu, Ponderosa, Roseville West, Snowline, and Woodcreek.  All leagues are nestled in and around the foothills of Northern California.

How old does my child have to be to play in El Dorado Hills Little League?

We offer programs for children league age 5 thru league age 14.

What is League Age?

League age is determined according to Little League International age chart.  The age chart determines the player age for the season.

How do I determine what League Age my child is?

Little League International updates their league age chart on an annual basis.  Click here to view.

League age can also be looked up using the League Age Calculator on the Little League International website.

When does registration for Spring open?

Spring registration is open on an annual basis starting in October.

When does registration close?

Registration is open thru assessments.  After assessments players will be added to a wait-list.

Can I play for EDHLL if I do not live in El Dorado Hills?

Yes, only if they attend school within El Dorado Hills Little League Boundary.  In 2014 Little League International changed eligibility rule.  If a child attends school within the boundaries of the local league they can play for that league.  

What division should my child be in?

League Age

Division

5

TBall

6

TBall

7

A

8

AA drafted on ability

9

AAA drafted on ability

10

AAA

11

AAA or Majors drafted on ability

12

Majors or 50/70

13

50/70 or Juniors

14

Juniors

15

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16

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17

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Can my child play up a division?

Players League 6 (if they have played one year of TBall) thru league age 10 can assess to play up a division.  All players must attend assessments and be evaluated, a limited number of players may be placed in a higher division.

Parents must complete the form prior to assessments to be considered.  

Can my child play down a division?

Yes league age 7 thru 11 may request to play down.  Parents must complete form prior to highest division draft.

When are teams announced?

All teams will be announced by March 1.

When will I know what team my child will be on?

Drafts occur following assessments.  As each draft occurs, teams will be announced.

Can I request my child to play with friend(s)?

Yes, TBall and A division requests can be made to play with friends. The request should be done at the time of registration.  Requests are not available for AA divisions and above as players are drafted to teams.

Can I request my child play for a certain manager?

Yes, TBall and A division requests can be made to play for a particular manager.  The request should be done at the time of registration.  Requests are not available for AA divisions and above as players are drafted to teams.

When do practices begin?

Practices will start post draft / team formations and as fields open by division.  Some fields open in February while others open March 1.

Do I have to attend forms processing?

Yes.  Forms processing attendance is mandatory.  Players will not be placed on a team until all forms have been cleared.

When is forms processing?

Forms processing occurs within the first two weeks of January.

I registered my child, now what?

Watch your email and check the website periodically for updates.  Next up forms processing, assessments and welcome email from coach.

Does my child have to attend assessments?

Yes if your child is league age 7 and over or if your child is league 6, has played one year of TBall and wants to be assessed for A.

What do I need for assessments?

Players should come dressed in baseball attire and bring their own baseball glove.  Helmets and bats will be available for use.  Players are welcome to bring their own if they choose.

Do I have to volunteer?

El Dorado Hills Little League is made possible solely due to people volunteering.  Everyone is required to volunteer unless they pay the opt out fee.

How can I manage or coach a team?

All interested people must complete the manager or coach application form.  All applicants must pass background check.   Additional information will be forwarded by Vice President of Operations.

Does EDHLL provide financial assistance to families that cannot afford registration?

El Dorado Hills Little League is willing to help any family in financial need.  No child will be denied entry to our league due to financial hardship.  Please send an email to our league President, Wes Clanton (edhllpresident@gmail.com), and he will contact you to arrange financial assistance. 

Do all 12 year old's play in the Majors Division?

Yes.  ALL 12 year old's will be drafted to a Majors team, unless player is requesting to be placed on 50/70 team. 

How are the number of teams per division determined?

The maximum number of teams are determined by the amount of players of a certain age available to play, along with the availability of fields.  The exception is with the Majors Division, National Little League rules dictate the maximum number of Majors division teams at 10 (excluding 2018 season as exception is in place for 10 team maximum for 2018 only).

How do evaluations and the draft work?

Players, grouped by age, are evaluated for each division.  A pool of players per division is created.  Players are selected by managers during an open draft for each division. 

How does the "brother rule" work?

In divisions AA through Juniors players are drafted by managers. A manager has the option of drafting brothers to their team, however it is not required if brothers are not of the same league age.

If players are not the same league age, parent must request for younger child to play up. Request doesn’t guarantee they will be placed on same team.  

How do playoffs work once the "regular season" is complete?

Playoffs occur for the AA – Majors divisions.  The first seed team in Majors and Juniors automatically advance to the District Tournament of Champions.  All other teams in these divisions make it to the playoffs and are entered into a single elimination bracket.

What post season opportunities are available for players at the various age groups?

Two teams in the Majors division and one Juniors team will advance to the Tournament of Champions.  The first place team in Majors and Juniors automatically advance.  The winner of the divisional playoffs will be the second team to advance for the Majors Division to the Tournament of Champions.  

All Star teams exist for players league age 9 thru 14 years old.