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The purpose of this document is to outline the By-Laws of Billerica Little League as they pertain to Tryouts and the Drafts for players between the ages of 9 and 15 years of age.  A Players age is based on their age on April 30th of the up-coming season.

Player Assignments (ages 9 to 12)

  • Billerica Little League has adopted a common pool draft.  Players will be assigned to the American or National League based on the team that drafts them.  

Player Assignments (ages 13 to 18)

  • Players are assigned or drafted to a team from a common pool of player

Tryouts – 9 to 12 Year Old Major League

  • All players not assigned to either a National Major or American Major League team should attend tryouts when those tryout are scheduled
    • Players requiring a medical waiver should attend the tryouts and make themselves available to the appropriate Player Agent to receive
      credit for attending tryouts
  • Players should make every effort to attend the tryout at their appointed time.  The times will be posted on the Billerica Little League web site.  If you can't make your appointed time, please attend when you can.
  • Tryout times are based on age with 12 year olds going first and 9 year olds going last
  • Tryouts take place at the Pollard Field.

Tryouts – 13 to 15 Year Old Senior Majors League

  • All players not assigned to a Senior Major  League team should attend tryouts when those tryout are scheduled
    • Players requiring a medical waiver should attend the tryouts and make themselves available to the Senior Major Player Agent to receive credit for attending tryouts
  • Players should make every effort to attend the tryout at their appointed time.  The times will be posted on the Billerica Little League web site.  If you can't make your appointed time, please attend when you can.
  • Players that can not attend their scheduled time MUST contact their Player Agent for a new time slot.
  • Tryouts take place at the Locke Middle School

Tryouts – 16 to 18 Years Old Big League

  • All players should attend tryouts
    • Players requiring a medical waiver should attend the tryouts and make themselves available to the Big League Player Agent to receive credit for attending tryouts
  • Players should ONLY attend the tryout at their appointed time.  The times will be posted on the Little League web site
    • Players that can not attend their scheduled time MUST contact their Player Agent for a new time slot.
  • Tryouts will take place in the spring. Players will be notified before the season starts 

Restrictions for NOT Attending Tryouts

Players that DO NOT attend tryouts or obtain a waiver from the appropriate Player Agent:

  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE to be drafted to a Major League team
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for call up at any point to a Major League team during the up-coming season
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for District All Star selection for the up-coming season
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE to return to their previous Minor League team and/or coach
  • Players under the age of 12 will be assigned to a Minor League team

Failure to Register on-time but attend Tryouts

Players that DO attend tryouts or obtain a waiver BUT DO NOT Register on time

  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE to be drafted to a Major League team
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for call up at any point to a Major League team during the up-coming season
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for District All Star selection for the up-coming season
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE to return to their previous Minor League team and/or coach

Failure to Return your Uniform

Players in the Central Majors, American Majors, National Majors, Juniors, Senior Minors and Senior Majors that failed to return regular season or All Star uniforms:

  • WILL NOT be allowed to register.  While you may register on-line, the league will not accept the Registration and a Refund will be given, MINUS the cost of the uniform.
  • You WILL NOT be considered Registered on-time unless the uniform is returned prior to October 15, 2012

Players that Fail to REGISTER on-time and are to RETURN to a Major League Team

Returning Players that DO NOT Register on time

  • Will be REMOVED from their Major League Team
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for call up at any point to a Major League team during the up-coming season
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for District All Star selection for the up-coming season
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE be eligible to Pitch in the up-coming season
  • Will Be Assigned to a lower division team, space permitting

Prior to the start of the season, Players that REFUSE to accept being Drafted to a Major League Team

Over the age of 9

  • Will be assigned to a lower Division team
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for call up at any point to a Major League team during the up-coming season
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for District All Star selection for the up-coming season
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE to Pitch in the up-coming season

Players age 9

  • Will be assigned to a lower Division team
  • Are NOT ELIGIBLE for call up at any point to a Major League team during the up-coming season
  • Will be allowed to Pitch in the up-coming season

Players that move into town after Tryouts or early Registration, provided the League is aware of the new player

Prior to the Major League Draft

  • The player will be declared Eligible for a Major League Draft
  • Have no restriction placed on them in regards All Star selection

After the Draft

  • The Player is available for call up prior to or during the up-coming season as a replacement player
  • Have no restriction placed on them in regards All Star selection

Major League Player Agents Information

Big League

Ken Glasser

kenneth.glasser@axcelis.com

Senior League

Chris Curley

curleychristopher@comcast.net

Majors

Will Egan, Jr.

Steve Pajak

bill@merrimackvalleymonument.com

pajak.family@comcast.net

 

For Registration question you can email registration@billericalittleleague.org.

A PDF version of this document is available in the Forms and League Documents section of the web site.