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Player Evaluation Information

2021 Player Evaluation Info

*All players intending to play at the Rookie level or above this coming season MUST attend tryouts.

CLICK HERE FOR TRYOUTS SCHEDULE

*If you are registered for T-Ball, DO NOT attend player evaluations

When you completed registration you should have received an email from our Registrar, Kim Bollin that included your REGISTRATION #. This number corresponds to your tryout date, time,  location. The FULL schedule is located to the right of this page.

League Age 6s (#6XX) and League Age 12s (#12XX) have tryouts on Friday 2/19 @ Bastanchury Park

League Age 7s(#7XX), 8s (#8XX), 9s (#9XX), 10s (#10XX), & 11s (#11XX) have evaluations on Saturday 2/20 @ Fullerton Sports Complex

League Ages 13 - 15 (#13XX - 15XX) have evaluations on Sunday 2/21 @ Fullerton Sports Complex

There is a make-up evaluation date on Monday 2/22 @ Lions Field for those who can't make the weekend, but because of COVID protocols, we can't host as many as we have in the past. So please do your best to make your assigned slot over the weekend.

If you have NOT received the email with your tryout #, please contact Kim Bollin at kim.bollin@ghll.net immediately. All players have received one, so search your inbox using Kim's email before contacting.  ANY OTHER QUESTIONS SHOULD GO TO : info@ghll.net

What to bring to player evaluations :  Glove, Helmet, & Bat (USA stamped, Little League approved). There will be no sharing of equipment allowed.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING TRYOUTS

As a result of Orange County “purple tier” protocols and Little League rule changes inspired by the events of last year, the logistics of GHLL player evaluations will be slightly different this Spring. We appreciate your understanding and patience as we make sure that we protect the children of Golden Hill and safely launch the start of our season.

DO NOT ATTEND TRYOUTS IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING ANY COVID SYMPTOMS OR HAVE BEEN IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS COVID.  PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING SITE TO UNDERSTAND COVID SYMPTOMS

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

PLAYERS MUST APPEAR PERSONALLY AT THE CHECK-IN SO THAT THEY MAY BE ACCOUNTED FOR & TEMPERATURE CHECKED BEFORE TAKING THE FIELD

PLAYERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE COVERING UPON CHECK IN. THEY ARE NOT REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE COVERING DURING THE ACTUAL EVALUATION.

IN ORDER TO MINIMIZE CROWDING, 1 PARENT/SPECTATOR IS PERMITTED TO ACCOMPANY PLAYER AT EVALUATIONS. ONLY PLAYERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER PAST CHECK-IN TABLES

**ALL players, except those registered for T-Ball, are required to attend player evaluations.

**To limit participation numbers, the children of GHLL approved managers & 1st coaches should NOT attend evaluations. (LL 2021 only)

**It is possible that your child might get drafted into a division that they have already played.

**It is possible that players who are Little League Age 6s & 7s will not be drafted into the Rookie division and thus placed on a T-Ball team.

****ALL PLAYERS WILL BE PLACED ON A TEAM****

Player Evaluations Format

All draft eligible players will go through the following :

Outfield : 3 pop flies in LF position and throws to 2nd base

Infield : 3 grounders in SS position and throws to 1st base

Batting : 3 pitches from a pitching machine (speed varies by age). Last pitch, player will run the bases after swing- regardless if ball is put in play.

***Players need a baseball glove, LL approved bat (USA stamped), and helmet. Because of COVID protocol, helmets and bats will not be provided to the players this year.  Athletic attire and cleats are advised.

Draft & Player Division Placement

1. All draft eligible players are placed on teams via a draft

2. Draft eligible players are not allowed to request a division to play in. Draft determines placement

3. Must draft situations : LL Ages 13-15 must be selected in Juniors, LL Age 12 must be selected in Majors, LL Age 11 cannot be drafted below AAA, LL Age 10 cannot be drafted below AA, LL Age 9 cannot be drafted below A, LL Age 8 cannot be drafted below Rookie.

**In some cases, LL Age 6s & 7s will not be drafted into Rookie and will be assigned to T-Ball. These players will receive a refund for the difference paid between T-Ball and the upper divisions.

4. It is possible that players could be drafted into a division that they played in a previous year. Note that last year's shortened season does NOT count as a "year of service" in that division.

***We understand that many parents would like their players to repeat a division because they did not get a season last year. However, all players are in the same situation and in order to balance the division with the proper level of age and skill - a draft is utilized to shape that instead of via request***

Drafts will be completed by 2/28 and the manager of your team will be contacting you by that evening to inform you of  team information and practice schedule for March.