Georgia Little League

Tournament Requirements

The Little League International Tournaments have specific eligibility requirements.  

League Age is a determining factor for what divisions of play a player is eligible.  League Age is determined differently for Baseball and Softball.  See the Age Charts and League Age Calculators below.

League Eligibility:

  • Chartered by June 1, 2019 in age appropriate divisions for which they want to enter tournament teams.
  • Revisions to number of teams chartered must be made by June 1, 2019.
  • Regular season teams must have played a minimum of 12 games, exclusive of playoffs and tournament games, except Senior Baseball and Senior Softball, who must have played a minimum of 10 regular season games.
  • All waiver requests must be approved by June 1, 2019.
  • Combined Team and/or Interleague Play requests involving tournament play must be submitted through the Data Center and approved by June 1, 2019.
  • Fees must be paid in full by June 1, 2019. 
  • Leagues must enroll Tournament Teams through the Little League Data Center by June 15, 2019.
  • Tournament Verification Checklist.
  • League Eligibility explanation.
  • 2019 Tournament FAQs (coming soon)

Player Eligibility:

  • Proper League Age for the division of play.
  • Must have played in at least 60% of the regular season games, with a minimum of 12 games required.  Exception:  Senior League Baseball and Softball must complete a minimum of 10 games and players played in at least 60% of those games.  
  • Original Proof of Age Document is required.  Copies are not acceptable.  (scroll down past residency)
  • Proof of Residence is required.  A player may qualify with 1) 3 proofs of residence as defined in the 2019 Little League Rule Book, 2) properly completed Little League School Enrollment form, or 3) a properly approved waiver.
  • Each player must have a properly completed Tournament Player Verification Form.  How to complete the form.
  • Player Eligibility explanation.

Team Eligibility:

  • Each team must have a properly completed Tournament Team Affidavit with Player Documentation attached, signed and approved boundary map, Medical Release Forms for each player.
  • 2019 Baseball Tournament Team Affidavit must be completed through the LL Data Center.
  • 2019 Softball Tournament Team Affidavit must be completed through the LL Data Center.
  • Step-by-Step Affidavit Tutorial

 

Leagues may announce their Tournament Team selections on June 1. 

Tournament Team Practice may begin June 1.

Pairings for State Tournaments will be drawn at the State Association meeting May 4.

Schedules for State Tournaments should be available mid-May.

Information packages for each State Tournament should be available mid-June.

 

 

Georgia Baseball Tournaments

2019 Baseball Age Chart

League Age Calculator

8-9-10 Baseball, begins July 6 in Athens, GA

9-10-11 Baseball, begins July 13 in Chatham County, GA

10-11-12 (Little League) Baseball, begins July 13 in Toccoa, GA

Intermediate (50/70) Baseball, begins on or before July 6 in Rockmart, GA

Junior League Baseball (13-14), begins July 13 in West Point, GA

Senior League Baseball (13-14-15-16), begins July 6 in Cartersville, GA

 

Georgia Softball Tournaments

2019 Softball Age Chart

League Age Calculator

8-9-10 Softball, begins July 6 in Augusta, GA

9-10-11 Softball, begins July 6 in Augusta, GA

10-11-12 Softball (Little League), begins July 6 in Augusta, GA

Junior League Softball (13-14), begins July 6 in Augusta, GA

Senior League Softball (13-14-15-16), begins July 6 in Augusta, GA