Division and Playing Age Information

Elk Grove Youth Baseball has eight (8) playing divisions ranging from 4 to 14 years old.  Please review these divisions and check the appropriate box while registering and/or submitting a coaching application.  Additionally, you can review the EGYB Rules (located under Downloads) for more specifics regarding the league structure.



PLAYING AGE CHART 2017










If born on or before Playing Year of Playing
If born on or after

APRIL 30th > > age Birth age < < MAY 1st



12 2005 11





11 2006 10





10 2007 9





9 2008 8





8 2009 7





7 2010 6





6 2011 5





5 2012 4



MAJOR 12 DIVISION12 year olds (CAL RIPKEN)
12 year olds only  
50/70 field size
MLB rules
For the more advanced 11 and 12 year olds (dictated by the draft)
 
MAJOR 11 DIVISION - 11 year olds (CAL RIPKEN)
11 year olds only
50/70 field size
MLB rules

MINOR DIVISION - Predominately 10 year olds (CAL RIPKEN)
9 and 10 year olds only
46/65 field size
MLB rules
For the more advanced 9 and 10 year olds (dictated by the draft)

AAA DIVISION - Predominately 9 year olds (CAL RIPKEN)  
9 and 10 year olds only (all remaining 9 - 10’s not drafted into Minor Division)
46/60 field size
Traditional rules (i.e., no leading off, no dropped 3rd strike, etc.)

AA DIVISION - Predominately 8 year olds (CAL RIPKEN)  
8 year olds and drafted 7 year olds
43/60 field size
Traditional rules
The beginning competitive division

A DIVISION - 6 and 7 year olds
Non-competitive division
A soft baseball is utilized
Players begin to learn how to pitch

ROOKIE DIVISION - 5 and 6 year olds
Non-competitive division
A soft baseball is utilized
Coach pitch