Junior Program

Updated Saturday November 19, 2016 by Kanata Baseball Association.

Current season Junior team schedule and standings can be found on the District 2 website: http://ontd2ll.fuzzybeagle.com/. Select the season you wish using the buttons near the top.

General Information

Ages:  13-14 (as of April 30)

Duration: May 1st to 3rd week of June (2 month program); to end of August (4 month program)
Games: Mon-Fri (rainouts TBD), 5:30-8:00
Practices: some weekend clinics, occasional practices
Sort Outs: in April, see sortout schedule elsewhere on website
Location: Lower Kinsman Field (south side of KRC) and other Ottawa diamonds.
Convenor: (junior@kllba.ca)
 
Twice a week schedule Monday through Friday - rainouts will be rescheduled on Fridays or weekends.  Players begin warm-up at 5:00 with games starting promptly at 6pm.  Umpires officiate the game and scores are recorded.   Coaches may organize additional team practices.'2 month' schedule includes 12 game and playoffs, '4 month' schedule includes 2 sets of 2 month schedule.
 
Games are played on 80' basepaths with 54' pitching distance (54/80) or on 90' basepaths with 60' pitching distance (60/90). Leadoffs are allowed and balks are called as for regulation baseball. Teams may play in the interlock league which encompasses other teams from Ottawa.

Plastic, rubber or metal cleats, white baseball pants, a baseball glove size 11” to 13”, a batting helmet and a protective jock or jill.  Batting gloves may also be worn.  Only Little League approved bats sized 2 5/8” diameter are permitted. Wood bats are permitted as well as metal bats (typically -5 or -8) but composite bats must be BBCOR certified (-3).