TOURNAMENT PLAYER ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for tournament play a player must be:

A player of correct league age, who has participated as an eligible player in at least 60% of the regular season games https://www.littleleague.org/play-little-league/baseball/divisions/

As referenced in the link above, players can achieve their tournament eligibility the following ways:

Majors – The local league has an option to choose a Tournament Team (or “All Stars”) of 10-12-year-olds from within this division, and the team may enter the International Tournament. Regular season players in the Little League Baseball Major Division have the opportunity to dual roster, meaning he/she can play in the Little League Major Baseball Division and Intermediate 50/70 Division during the same season. Achieving tournament eligibility is possible in either division, but a player must choose one division of play to participate in during the tournament season.

Intermediate – The division, which was new division of Little League Baseball in 2013 for players league-age 11-13 with postseason tournament opportunities, including a World Series, offers a transition for players between the standard Little League field size (46-foot pitching distance and 60-foot base paths) and the Junior/Senior field size (60-foot, 6-inch pitching distance and 90-foot base paths). Regular season players in the Little League Intermediate 50/70 Baseball Division have the opportunity to dual roster, meaning he/she can play in the Little League Major Baseball Division during the same season. Achieving tournament eligibility is possible in either division, but a player must choose one division of play to participate in during the tournament season.

Junior - The local league has an option to choose a Tournament Team (or “All Stars”) of 12-14-year-olds from within this division (and/or from within the Senior League Division), and the team may enter the International Tournament.

Senior - The local league has an option to choose a Tournament Team (or “All Stars”) of 13-16-year-olds from within this division (and/or from within the Junior League division), and the team may enter the International Tournament.

Multiple team eligibility – Players league age 11, 12, 13, or 14 may be eligible for selection to multiple tournament teams. These players may only be selected to ONE tournament team. Under no circumstances may these players be chosen for, practice with, or participate with more than one tournament team.

TOURNAMENT COACH ELIGIBILITY

​​​​​​​All Managers (Head Coach) and assistant coaches must hold a Level 1 Baseball New Coaches Accreditation.

Little League (Major) Division – the manager and coach(es) shall be regular season team managers and/or coaches from the Little League (Major) Division, or Intermediate (50-70) Division

Intermediate (50-70) Division – the manager and coach(es) shall be regular season team managers and/or coaches from the Intermediate (50-70) Division

Junior League – the manager and coach(es) shall be regular season team managers and/or coaches from the Junior division or the Senior division

Senior League - the manager and coach(es) shall be regular season team managers and/or coaches from the Junior division or the Senior division Coaches in the dugout – at least one adult manager or coach must be in the dugout at all times

Players are eligible to play with that league only if they reside, or the physical location of the school where they attend classes is, within the boundaries provided to, and approved by, Little League® International. Residency and School Attendance Eligibility Requirements can be found in the current year’s Little League Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies rulebook.

PROOF-OF-AGE REQUIREMENTS

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PROOF OF BIRTH DATE