Little League registration deadline approaches

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

It may seem crazy to think about baseball when there’s still snow on the ground, but spring is closer than you think.

Do you have a child who wants to play little league baseball this year? The Sandpoint Parks and Recreation has announced an upcoming deadline for all divisions in boys’ little league.

The divisions available include T-ball (5-6 years), A (6-7 years), AA (8-9 years), AAA (9-11 years) and Majors (11-12 years).

Mail in registrations for T-ball, A and AA must be postmarked by Feb. 27, or you may register on-site at Sandpoint High School Gym from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Late registrations have an added $20 charge and will be put on a waiting list.

League tryouts are mandatory for AAA and Majors leagues. Tryouts are Saturday, Feb. 27 at Sandpoint High School Gym at 10 a.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and players are asked to bring their glove and tennis shoes.

Cost is $50 for T-ball, A and AA leagues, $80 for AAA league and $100 for Majors league. Checks must be made payable to Sandpoint Little League.

Girl’s Fastpitch is also available with the same registration deadlines. The divisions include T-ball (4-5 years), Rookies (6-8 years), Minors (8-10 years), Majors (10-12 years) and Juniors (13-14 years).

League tryouts are mandatory for Majors and Juniors league, and will take place Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Sandpoint High School Gym at 2 p.m. Girls are asked to bring their glove and tennis shoes.

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