Players are assigned to a division during registration based on their age. Requests to play up or down a division will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
(Baseball Age 4 and 5) This division will play Tues/Thurs nights 6:30 - 7:30 and will be a combination of T-Ball and Coach Pitch as individual skill progresses. Focus is on fun and skill development!
(Baseball Age 6 and 7) This division will play Mon/Wed nights 6:30 - 7:30 and is Coach Pitch. Instructional 2 will have a greater emphasis on individual skill development moving towards more structured game play as the season progresses.
Diamond Locations for Instructional (click on name to display map)
(Baseball Age 8 - 10) Games are Tues/Thurs at 6:30. This division has kids pitching and full baseball rules, scoring and games. Teams will play an in-league round robin. Players should also expect at least one and sometimes two practices per week, as determined by the coach and a 70% time commitment is required for games and practices. We do our best to keep these practices on a regular schedule and they will take place at the same diamond locations as games.
Diamond Locations for Minors (click on name to display map)
(Baseball Age 11 and 12) Historically, this division has been tiered with the top percentage of players evaluated placed on Majors teams and the rest placed on Nationals teams. Players will be assigned to either a Majors or Nationals team after skill evaluations are completed.
Game nights vary based on interlock schedule vs. teams throughout north Calgary and Airdrie. Players should also expect at least one and sometimes two practices per week, as determined by the coach and a 70% time commitment is required for games and practices.
Home Diamond Locations for both Majors/Nationals (click on name to display map)
(Baseball Age 13 and 14) Game nights vary based on interlock schedule vs. teams throughout north Calgary and Airdrie. Teams are placed in Tier 1 or Tier 2 and play on 90 foot base pads. Previously the Tier 2 teams played on 80 foot base pads, but it has been determined that all Junior players will now play on 90 foot base pads. Many leagues do not have a diamond with 90 foot base pads, in which case teams will play on 80 foot base pads. Practice nights are coach scheduled.
Diamond Locations for Juniors (click on name to display map)
Calgary North Baseball League (17 To 21 Year-Olds)
Calgary North Baseball League was developed in 2017 as a place for 17 and 18 year old players to continue playing after they completed Little League Seniors. It is operated through Alberta Baseball and supported by each of the Calgary District 3 associations. This year they are expanding their program to include 19 - 21 year olds as well.
BIG LEAGUE (17 and 18 years old)
At the CNBL meeting on Jan 6th it was approved that they become a stand-alone program. This means that they will require a minimum of 4 volunteers to sit on the board/committee to act as President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. If you have a player that is looking to play in CNBL this year and are interested in volunteering please contact Bill Smith at DA@AlbertaDistrict3.com .
To register for Big League please go here: http://www.baseballalberta.com/category/156/Registration-Information
FHLL continues to support this program but please consider volunteering with CNBL so that our 17 and 18 year old players can continue their baseball experience.
MEN'S JUNIOR AAA (19 - 21 years old)
CNBL Junior AAA Men’s Baseball – for players born in 1997, 1998 and 1999. A competitive program in conjunction with Baseball Alberta, that involves an interlocking schedule with teams from Innisfail, Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Slave Lake, and St Albert. Some travel is required. Doubleheaders are scheduled on Sundays only, with practices limited to once or twice weekly, depending on availability. Our season runs from early May until late July, with Provincial and Western Canadian Championships in early August. Registration fee is expected to be approximately $350. For further information, or to express interest in joining our program, please contract: Bruce Ritchie firstname.lastname@example.org home:403-275-8907 cell: 403-620-0810
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