Junior League is a developmental bridge between Little League and Senior League. The field size is still slightly reduced from the full size but the full rules apply, runners can “take leads”, but can also be “picked off”, “balks” are introduced.

Age (2017/2018 season):
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
2005 2005 2005 2005* 2005* 2005* 2005* 2005*
2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
2003 2003 2003 2003

* Little League approved grandfathering players born in these months in 2005 as league age 12 year old for 2018 only. These players are eligible for either Little League or Junior League Tournament teams and should consider this when registering for club competition.

Training:

Tuesdays 4:30 -6:30pm.

Training for the pre-Christmas competition will commence mid August with first game likely to be Oct 7.

Games:

Saturday 10:15 or 12:30 start for a 2:00 hr game. Games are run by Baseball Queensland with clubs from Beenleigh to Ipswich to Narangba. Games are typically late Saturday morning or early Saturday afternoon. Team Sizes are 9 on the field plus bench players; teams up to around 11 or 12.

Equipment Required:

Team Shirt, White pants, Glove, protective cup, sneakers, moulded or metal cleat shoes.

Game Volunteers:

Coach, Assistant Coach, Scorer (Skilled), Umpire (Qualified), Canteen

Season played in two competitions:

The season is divided into two competitions – pre-Christmas and post-Christmas with both competitions ending with a finals series. The pre-Christmas season usually consists of 9 to 10 Saturdays in School Term 4 and the post-Christmas season will be played over another 9 to 10 Saturdays in Term 1 after school returns from the Xmas break. Typically, there are no games or training during the Xmas school holiday period.

If you have any questions about playing Junior baseball with the Carina Redsox, please feel free to contact our Junior Vice President .

TEAM ALLOCATION:

Teams from U8 to Little League Div II are selected as evenly as possible.

Little League Majors to U20 are selected on players ability. This will remain the responsibility of the Junior Vice President and coaching staff. Teams will consist of no more than 12 players.