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Division Descriptions

Fairfield American Little League is open to all kids born between September 1, 2007 and August 31, 2016 (Little League ages 5 - 13 years old) that live within the Dwight, Mill Hill, Osborn Hill, Riverfield and Sherman school districts. If your child attends a private school, their eligibility is determined by the public elementary school associated with your street address.

Please click on the link below to find your players “little league age”.  You will be able to read more about the division(s) they will be eligible to participate in this spring. 

https://www.littleleague.org/downloads/2021-baseball-age-chart/  

Challenger Program

  • Little League’s adaptive baseball program for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges

  • Any individual between the ages of 4 and 18 (or up to 22 years old if they are still enrolled in school) with a physical or intellectual challenge is welcome to participate

  • Open to players whose families live in Fairfield, Westport, and Bridgeport, Monroe, Trumbull or any surrounding town that might not have a team

  • Registration is FREE. Please email Brian Markham at - [email protected] - if you have any questions or would like to register for the 2018 Fairfield American Challenger Program

  • Day(s): Sunday

  • Game Start Time: 11:15 a.m.

  • Location: Mill Hill for home games; Away games around Fairfield County

Future Stars

  • Age: 5 year olds

  • Format: The program begins in late April and runs for 8 weeks every Saturday. For the first four weeks, each team has their own 60 minute instructional program (skills drills, mini-competitions) run by a professional coach.  Beginning in about the fifth week, teams practice in pairs for about 90 minutes and end each session with a modified scrimmage. The times for each teams session can be anywhere between 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and will change each week.

  • Day(s): Saturday, 1x per week

  • Game start time: Between 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (varies each week)

  • Location(s): TBD

  • Division start: Saturday, April 24

  • Division duration: 8 weeks

  • Team placement: Players are grouped by school, with our goal being no fewer than 3 players from the same school together on a team. Families will hear from their manager and find out about their team placement around April 20.

Tee Ball

  • Age: 6 year olds

  • Format: 90 minute practice/game each week on Saturday starting in late April for 8 weeks. Games begin any time between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Players must use batting tee in games. Each scheduled session is a combination of practice followed by a modified game.

  • Day(s): Saturday, 1x per week

  • Game start time: Between 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (varies each week)

  • Location(s): TBD

  • Division start: Saturday, April 24

  • Division duration: 8 weeks

  • Team placement: Players are grouped by school, with our goal being no fewer than 3 players from the same school together on a team. Families will hear from their manager and find out about their team placement around April 20. 

Junior Cappy

  • Age: 7 year olds

  • Format: Practice/games on Saturday (first hour is practice followed by modified game) starting in late April for 8 weeks. Games begin any time between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Coaches pitch to the players, all players bat in each inning. 

  • Day(s): Sunday, 1x per week

  • Game start time: Between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (varies each week)

  • Location(s): TBD

  • Division start: Saturday, April 24

  • Division duration: 8 weeks

  • Team placement: Players are grouped by school, with our goal being no fewer than 3 players from the same school together on a team. Families will hear from their manager and find out about their team placement around April 20.

Senior Cappy

  • Age: 8 year olds

  • Format: Practice/games on Sunday (first hour is practice followed by modified game) starting in late April for 8 weeks. Games begin any time between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Coaches pitch to the players, all players bat in each inning. 

  • Day(s): Sunday, 1x per week

  • Game start time: Between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (varies each week)

  • Location(s): TBD

  • Division start: Saturday, April 24

  • Division duration: 8 weeks

  • Team placement: Players are grouped by school, with our goal being no fewer than 3 players from the same school together on a team. Families will hear from their manager and find out about their team placement around April 20.

AA

  • Ages: 9 year olds (with a small number of 10 year olds)

  • Format: The first season of kid pitch. Teams play one game during the week and one on the weekends. Practice is in April and on occasion during the season when fields are available. Season runs from late March/early April through early June. Games are scheduled to run 6 innings. Although individual game score is kept, there are no "win/loss" records and no playoffs. There are 10 players in the field (pitcher, catcher plus 4 infield and 4 outfield). The umpiring is done by our Player Umpire Program, which features former FALL players who are paid. 

  • Day(s): Games can be scheduled for any day of the week, although Monday and Friday are typically reserved for rainouts. Teams typically play one game during the week and one on the weekends, although there may be weeks with two games during the week or two on the weekend.

  • Game start time: Weekday games begin at 5:30. Weekend games can start anywhere between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Location(s): Riverfield mainly, but could be others like Dwight or Sherman

  • Division start: Late March/early April (exact start date TBD)

  • Division duration: Approximately 10 weeks

  • Team placement: Players are placed on teams via a draft, which will take place in mid-March. Players will hear from their manager about team placement after the draft. 

AAA

  • Ages: 10 and 11 year olds

  • Format: Teams play one game during the week and one on the weekends. Practice is in April and on occasion during the season when fields are available. . Practice is in April and on occasion during the season when fields are available. Season runs from late March/early April through early June. Games are scheduled to run 6 innings. Win/loss records are kept and there are playoffs at the end of the regular season. There are 9 players in the field (pitcher, catcher plus 4 infield and 3 outfield). The umpiring is done by our Player Umpire Program, which features former FALL players who are paid. 

  • Day(s): Games can be scheduled for any day of the week, although Monday and Friday are typically reserved for rainouts. Teams typically play one game during the week and one on the weekends, although there may be weeks with two games during the week or two on the weekend.

  • Game start time: Weekday games begin at 5:30. Weekend games can start anywhere between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Location(s): Riverfield 

  • Division start: Late March/Early April (exact start date TBD)

  • Division duration: Approximately 10 weeks

  • Team placement: Players are placed on teams via a draft, which will take place in mid-March. Players will hear from their manager about team placement after the draft. 

Majors

  • Ages: 11 and 12 year olds

  • Format: Teams play one game during the week and one on the weekends. Practice is in April and on occasion during the season when fields are available. Season runs from late March/early April through early June. Games are scheduled to run 6 innings. Win/loss records are kept and there are playoffs at the end of the regular season. There are 9 players in the field (pitcher, catcher plus 4 infield and 3 outfield). The umpiring is done by "Patch" (Adult) paid umpire behind the plate plus a paid teenage umpire from our Player Umpire Program on the bases.

  • Day(s): Games can be scheduled for any day of the week, although Monday and Friday are typically reserved for rainouts. Teams typically play one game during the week and one on the weekends, although there may be weeks with two games during the week or two on the weekend.

  • Game start time: Weekday games begin at 5:30. Weekend games can start anywhere between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Location(s): Mill Hill. Riverfield may be used if schedule requires. 

  • Division start: Late March/Early April (exact start date TBD)

  • Division duration: Approximately 10 weeks

  • Team placement: Players are placed on teams via a draft, which will take place in mid-March. Players will hear from their manager about team placement after the draft. 

Intermediate (50/70 Supplemental League)

  • Ages: 12-13 year olds

  • Format: Play 2 games per week. Season runs from early April through the second weekend in June; schedule not currently available (based on interest/registration). Kids pitch and catch; regular 6 inning games with traditional 9 players in the field; 50/70 field dimensions with leading, pitching from the stretch, advance on a dropped 3rd strike (traditional baseball rules).  The umpiring is done by "Patch" (Adult) paid umpire behind the plate plus a paid teenage umpire from our Player Umpire Program on the bases.

  • Day(s): Games can be scheduled for any day of the week, although Monday and Friday are typically reserved for rainouts. Teams typically play one game during the week and one on the weekends, although there may be weeks with two games during the week or two on the weekend.

  • Game start time: Weekday games begin at 5:30. Weekend games can start anywhere between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Location(s): TBD

  • Division start: Early April (exact start date TBD)

  • Division duration: Approximately 10 weeks

  • Team placement: If enough players register to field two teams, players will be placed on teams via a draft, which will take place in late March. Players will hear from their manager about team placement after the draft.

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857 Post Road, PO Box 361
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824

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