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Fall Ball FAQ


How old does my child have to be to play Little League?
Little League is ages 4 to 12 years old.

What is the deadline for registering for Fall Ball?
Registration closes on August 23rd at midnight.

How much does Fall Ball cost?
Fall Ball costs $80.

When does the season start?
The Fall Ball Season starts August 26th and will run until November 24th.

Can girls plan Little League?
Yes! Girls are welcome!

How do I register my child?
Online, www.lakemurrayll.org, or at one of our walk-up registration:
Saturday, August 17th, 10am-1pm at Sunset Field
Thursday, August 17th, 5-7pm at LM Chick-fil-A

What do I need to bring to the walk-up registration?
If your child played with LMLL in the spring 2019, just bring payment!
If your child did not play in the spring 2019, please also bring their birth certificate, a copy or picture on your phone is sufficient.

What types of payment do you accept?
We accept Venmo: @Lake-Murray-1, Paypal: [email protected],
check, or cash.

When will we know who the Coach is?
Coaches will contact parents by August 26th via email or phone to let you know what team your child is on and when their first practice will be.

When is practice?
Practice is usually once or twice during the week. During Fall Ball, most coaches will hold practice 4:30 to 5:30. They will adjust the time when it starts getting darker earlier. We will have exact days for practice by the 26th of August.

Where do they practice?
Tball and CAPS usually practice on the lower field at Murray Manor which is also referred to as Jackson Park. You will park at Jackson Park and enter the field from the park. Minors and Majors will most likely practice at Sunset Field.


What is the location of the fields?
Sunset Field: 5540 Lake Park Way, La Mesa, CA 91942
Jackson Field: 5870 Jackson Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942

What equipment do we need?
Batting helmet, glove, and a bat is suggested but coaches usually have extra bats.

Will we get a uniform?
LMLL provides a hat, shirt, and socks. You will need to provide the pants and belt (color determined by Coach). You will also need to provide cleats.

Does my son need to wear a cup?
Though a cup is not mandatory, it is highly recommended. If your child wishes to play catcher at anytime, they will need to wear a cup.

What should my child bring to practice?

Players should wear comfortable, lightweight, athletic clothing and cleats. They should always bring a water bottle, glove, and batting helmet.

I'd like to coach! What should I do?
Please message us at [email protected] if you are interested in coaching. Also, mark your interest in coaching when you register your child online or let us know in person.

How do I volunteer with LMLL?
We welcome all Volunteers! There are always opportunities to help out! Message us at [email protected] to let us know.

Do you have a Facebook page?
Yes, just search Lake Murray Little League. Facebook is the best way to keep updated with LMLL.


Can I donate some of last season's stuff my kid has outgrown?

Yes! We have a program we call Care 2 Share. Bring your gently used items to the field snack bar and we will share with anyone who could use a helping hand.

What if I have a question not answered here?
Message us at [email protected] or call 619-567-9231

FAQs

When does Spring season registration occur?
Online Registration Dates: 10/27/18 to 01/19/19
$20 discount Early-bird Registration: 10/27 through 12/1(excluding T-Ball)

Additional walk-up dates are as follows:
November 17th at Sunset Park 10am - 1pm
December 1st at Sunset Park 10am - 1pm
December 15th at Sunset Park 10am- 1pm
January 19th at Sunset Park 10am - 1pm

If I registered online, how do I provide you with the required documents? 
Some documents may be uploaded online during the registration process however the Player Agent will be accepting documents at all of the walk-up registration days as follows: 
November 17th at Sunset Park 10am - 1pm
December 1st at Sunset Park 10am - 1pm
December 15th at Sunset Park 10am- 1pm
January 19th at Sunset Park 10am - 1pm

What are the required documents for registration? 
 -Proof of Residency or School Enrollment Form

 -Medical Release Form

 -LMLL Concussion Policy

 -Code of Conduct


How old does my child need to be to play?

"Little League age" is determined by Little League International.  A player's age is determined by the age they will be on or before April 30th of the spring season. This is called their "league age."

2019 Little League Age Chart

If your player is older than league age 12, please visit our friends at Patriot League Baseball.

Divisions:
Tee ball consists mainly of 4, 5 and 6 year olds;
CAPS consist mainly of 7 and 8 years olds with some 9 years olds;
Minors consist mainly of 9 and 10 year olds with some 8 and 11 year olds;
Majors consist mainly of 11 and 12 year olds with some 10 year olds.

We want your player to have fun and succeed, so the division of play is adjustable depending on their skill and/or experience. Some like to stay an extra year in a lower division and others like to try out for an older division.

What are the registration fees before discounts?
T-Ball - $100
Caps - $180
Minors - $180
Majors - $180

What discounts are available?
$20 Early-bird discount (excluding T-Ball) available from 10/27/2018 - 12/01/2018
$10 discount for each additional family member
$50 discount for each player that brings in a $200+ sponsor for the season. Visit the Sponsorship page for additional details.

What forms of payment do you accept?
If you register online you may pay with Visa or Mastercard.  At Walk-Up Registration days we will accept cash, check or card payments. 

Who can join Lake Murray Little League?
Your child may play for Lake Murray Little League if you live within the Little League district boundaries for our league or if they attend Murray Manor Elementary School or Maryland Avenue Elementary School. 

District 33 League Boundaries Map


I'm presented with multiple division options for registration. Which division should I choose?
We want your player to have fun and succeed, so the division of play is adjustable depending on their skill and/or experience. Some like to stay an extra year in a lower division and others like to try out for an older division.

Divisions:
Tee ball consists mainly of 4, 5 and 6 year olds;
CAPS consist mainly of 7 and 8 years olds with some 9 years olds;
Minors consist mainly of 9 and 10 year olds with some 8 and 11 year olds;
Majors consist mainly of 11 and 12 year olds with some 10 year olds.

Does my child need to tryout? When will evaluations/tryouts be held?
Assessments are held for all divisions except T-Ball. Spring 2019 baseball assessments are tentatively scheduled for January 19th, 2019 at Sunset Field (Times TBD) 

Lake Murray Little League Field Locations

When will I be contacted by my new team manager? 

Managers will announce their teams at Cap Night. They will then break out with their individual teams to discuss specifics about the upcoming season. 
Cap Night is tentatively scheduled for the evening of Tuesday January 22nd.

When will practices start? Where? 
Practices will begin the week following Cap Night (January 22nd, 2019). T-Ball and Caps teams practice at Jackson Park Fields and Minors and Majors practice at Sunset Field.

Lake Murray Little League Field Locations

When will games begin? Where? 
Opening Day is scheduled for February 23rd, 2019 at Sunset Field. Games will be played from February through June.
 
Lake Murray Little League Field Locations

What Equipment does my child need?
That's a common question asked by many parents and players entering Little League for the first time. 

Players will need to provide their own:

Baseball pants and belts (color of each is decided by coach) 
T-ball players will need to buy socks because are a part of the 2019 Future Padres Program that provides jerseys only. (Caps, Majors, and Minors will also get socks with their team shirt.)
Rubber molded cleats
Protective cups for all male players above the Tee Ball division
Approved Batting Helmet (optional, but recommended)
Bat (optional). Must be a USA Baseball approved bat. See our Safety page for details.
Baseball Glove



What are the requirements of managers and coaches?
Prospective Manager/Coach Information

Do you offer a Fall Ball baseball season?

Yes, fall season is September-November

What if I still have more questions?
Contact Information 

What is the Little League Pledge?
I trust in God
I love my country
And will respect its laws
I will play fair
And strive to win
But win or lose
I will always do my best


Contact

Lake Murray Little League
5638 Lake Murray Blvd, Suite 144
La Mesa, California 91942

Phone: 619-567-9231
Email: [email protected]

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