Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

When does registration open?

Spring Ball: Registration for Spring opens late October, early November.

Fall Ball: Registration for Fall opens in the middle of June. Fall registration is for 4-14 year olds.

Can I request a teammate or coach?

Spring: Yes, but only for our T-Ball and Rookies divisions. This is a best effort and not a guarantee. All other divisions conduct a draft to organize teams.

Fall Ball: Yes, but it is best effort.

What is the difference between “Player Registration” and “Sunday Player Registration”?

Spring: BHLL is proud to offer Sunday leagues to those who observe the Sabbath on Friday and Saturday. Select “Player Registration” for Saturday games and “Sunday Player Registration” for Sunday games.

Fall Ball: All games are played on Sundays.

How much does it cost to play?

Spring: $275 before January 1st; $325 thereafter.

Fall Ball: $125 for early registration, all of June; $150 after July 31st.

Pricing is subject to change each year.

What is the refund policy?

Check out our Refund Policy page.

Can I register in person?

Our registration process is strictly online.

How old does my child need to be to play?

See National Little League’s Age Chart page.

What areas of Los Angeles do your boundaries cover?

See our Boundaries page.

Is my child guaranteed a spot?

We accept all children who register up until the point registration is closed or all spots are filled for a particular division. At which time, the child is put on a waiting list and if a spot becomes available, it will be on a first come, first serve basis.

When will my child be notified by their coach?

Spring: Players are notified of team assignments mid to late February.

Fall Ball: Players are notified in late August, early September.

Practices

When are practices and how many are there a week?

Spring: Practices are generally held on a weekday after 4 PM and last about an hour. Teams practice once a week.

Fall Ball: There are no practices due to field constraints.

When will I find out when my team practices?

Spring: Teams are given their practice schedules in February.

Fall Ball: There are no practices due to field constraints.

Season & Games

When does the season start?

Spring: The Spring season starts in early March and lasts until June.

Fall Ball: The season starts in September and ends in late November.

How are the divisions formed?

Teams are formed by age.

T-Ball: All 4 1/2 – 6 year-olds play in one division.

Baseball
Rookies Division II: 7 year-olds
Rookies Division I: 8 year-olds
Minors: 9 – 10 year-olds
Majors: 11 – 12 year-olds
Juniors: 13 – 14 year-olds
Seniors: 15 – 16 year-olds

Softball*
Rookies: 6 – 8 year-olds
Minors: 8 – 10 year-olds
Majors: 11 – 12 year-olds
Juniors: 13 – 15 year-olds

*Subject to availability

What days are the games played and at what location?

Baseball

T-Ball: Saturdays at Hawthorne Elementary School and Frank Fenton Field

Rookies: Saturdays at Frank Fenton Field and/or La Cienega Park

Minors: Wednesdays, Saturdays and some Sundays at La Cienega Park and Roxbury Park

Majors: Thursdays and Sundays at La Cienega Park and Roxbury Park

Juniors :Wednesdays or Thursdays and Saturdays or Sunday’s at La Cienega Park

Fall Ball: Games are played on Sundays at La Cienega Park, Roxbury Park or other local fields if travel is involved.

Softball

Rookies: Sundays at Frank Fenton and/or La Cienega Park

Minors: mostly on Sundays at La Cienega Park and Frank Fenton Field

Majors: mostly on Sundays at various district fields

Juniors: mostly on Sundays at various district fields

Fall Ball: Softball doesn’t participate in Fall Ball.

Sunday League

Sunday T-Ball: Sundays at Hawthorne Elementary School and Frank Fenton Field

Sunday Rookies Baseball: Sunday games at Frank Fenton Field

Sunday Minors Baseball: one game on the weekday and one game on Sunday at La Cienega and Roxbury Park

Sunday Rookies Softball: Sunday games at La Cienega and Frank Fenton Field

How many games are there per week?

Spring: Our T-Ball and Rookies division play one (1) game a week. Our Minors & Majors divisions play two (2) games per week, generally one (1) game during the week and (1) game on the weekend.

Fall Ball: There is only one game per week on Sundays.

Uniforms

Can names be added to a uniform?

No. It is against league rules to modify a uniform in any way.

My child’s uniform isn’t the right size. What can I do?

Notify the team manager, coach or team administrator immediately and ask to have it exchanged for the right size.

Who do I contact if my child’s pants, hat, socks or belt need to be exchanged?

Contact David Kramer at kramerdavid5@aol.com.