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Age Calculator

Ages:
Look at the 
Little League website age calculator to determine what age division your child is eligible to play.
Link: https://www.littleleague.org/play-little-league/determine-league-age/

Age FAQ's 

- LYBO allows in-house recreational players to play with their AGE or play at an older age division at the discretion of the VP of Development. 
- Kids play Fall Ball in the age division they will be in the upcoming Spring. 
- Note that LYBO sets age divisions based on 2 year windows of 8U, 10U Minors, 12U Majors, but reserves the right to include a younger player within 3 years of the upper limit per Little League.
- Requests can be made at [email protected] or [email protected] but they are just requests.

Examples:
- A player's birthday is August 17, 2014. He is 5, turning 6 in Aug of 2020. Should he play fall in the 6U group? No, we play fall ball for the age will be in the spring. And according to LL age calc, he is actually in 7U in the spring so he will play in 7/8U for fall.

Below are details and age ranges for 2020 Spring season.

5U Tee Ball – DOB 9/1/14 – 8/31/15 – League Coordinator Joe Furey
This is instructional tee-ball with coaches on the field.  Teams will be created after coaches are selected and all efforts will be made to ensure parity is established and to remember learning and having fun as the focus. We keep the team sizes small so players are more engaged and there is less waiting, more opportunity.  Team size and formation is managed by the VP Player Development and the league director.  

Teams play games on Saturday morning/early afternoon at LECC. The season will begin in late April (weather permitting). We hope to have fields open in March for practice. Practice days will be at coach discretion and historically only a few practices occur before the season actually starts. 

Season schedule typically includes 10 games with 8 on Saturday and 2 during the week (again, weather permitting). 

6U Coach Pitch DOB 9/1/13 – 8/31/14 – League Coordinator  Joe Furey
This is all instructional coach pitch with coaches on the field.  Teams will be created after coaches are selected and all efforts will be made to ensure parity is established and to remember learning and having fun as the focus. We keep the team sizes small so players are more engaged and there is less waiting, more opportunity.  Team size and formation is managed by the VP Player Development and the league director.  

Teams play games on Saturday morning/early afternoon at LECC. The season will begin in late April (weather permitting). We hope to have fields open in March for practice. Practice days will be at coach discretion and historically only a few practices occur before the season actually starts. 

Season schedule typically includes 10 games with 8 on Saturday and 2 during the week (again, weather permitting). 

7-8U Minors DOB 9/1/11 – 8/31/13 – League Coordinator Jeremy Jackson 
After kids are registered, coaches are selected and they may keep up to 4 players from the previous season (including their own children).  

After an evaluation, the teams are built to ensure parity.  Teams may be split into divisions to ensure parity. This is managed by VP Player Development and the league director.  In 2016, 7U division was all coach pitch for 1/2 the season and then moved to 2 innings kid pitch and 4 innings coach. In 2016 our 8U division had 3 innings coach pitch then 3 innings kid pitch.

Games will be played against in house Loveland rec teams during the week and on Saturdays mainly at LMS, Kiwanis Park, and McCoy. Coaches may choose to have 1 coach in the outfield while that team is on defense and our in-house rules require that each kid plays infield and outfield (unless safety concerns exist). 

9-10U Minors DOB 9/1/09 – 8/31/11 – League Coordinator Brian Joyner
After kids are registered, coaches are selected and they may keep up to 4 players from the previous season (including their own children).  An evaluation will be held and the remaining players are assigned to teams in a method as determined by the VP Development and league director (historically a draft held in late February at the coach kick off meeting).  The team formation process is managed at the discretion of the VP Development and league director.  

Games may be played against in house Loveland rec teams during the week and on Saturdays with potential to play inter-league games against other Little League organizations in Little League District 9. 

11-12U Majors DOB  9/1/07 – 8/31/09  – League Coordinator Al Juram
After kids are registered, coaches are selected and they can keep up to 4 players from the previous season (including their own children) with parent approval.  An evaluation will be held and the remaining kids are selected via a draft in late February.  Games will be played against in house Loveland rec teams as well as some out of house teams at LMS and Miami Riverview as well as a potential for some out of house teams in the local area.

13U – DOB  9/1/06 – 8/31/07 – Travel Coordinator Rob Stineman  
14U – DOB  9/1/05 – 8/31/06 – Travel Coordinator Rob Stineman
16U – DOB  9/1/03 – 8/31/05 – Travel Coordinator Rob Stineman
Teams are formed by coaches and players communicating to build team(s) and getting approval from parents. Historically we have extra kids that register and we will work to provide all a chance to play. 

Games will be played against LYBO teams and other teams within Little League DIstrict 9 and potentially other Little League games and tourneys the coach decides upon with the approval of the league director.
Home field is typically:
13U - Stottman Park
14U - 16U - Phillips Park


Details for 2020 Fall Ball season will be added here or through Coordinator TBD

Fall Ball will continue to allow your child to work on their skills during this 8 week season. Kids play Fall Ball for the age they will be in the Spring. The system will put them in the correct division. Any questions, email us for consideration. 

AGES 5/6U- INSTRUCTIONAL: $TBD
Birth dates:
When: Saturdays
Time: 10-11:15
Format: 45 min practice and 45 min game. Looking for coaches to lead. They will run practice with FUN and instruction in mind and then they will split into teams to play games. We have more practices towards the early part of the season and less games, and swing to more games and less practice towards the end of Oct.


AGES 7/8U- Minors: $TBD
Birth dates: 
When: Sundays
Time: 1pm games at LMS - all in house games between the teams that we have in the league. 
Practices: Set by coaches


AGES 9/10- Minors: $TBD
Birth dates:
We will create teams that will play in an out of house league with other communities. 

 
AGES 11/12U- Majors: $TBD
Birth dates:
TBD: We will create teams that will play in an out of house league with other communities. 
 

AGES 13U: $TBD
Birth dates:
TBD: We will create teams that will play in an out of house league with other communities. 
  

AGES 14U: $TBD
Birth dates:  
TBD: We will create teams that will play in an out of house league with other communities.
 

AGES 15/16U: $TBD
Birth dates: 
TBD: We will create teams that will play in an out of house league with other communities. 


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