2024 House League Information

HOUSE LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR 2024 IS APRIL 12TH.
Players registering after this date will be placed on a waiting list and are not guaranteed a spot on a team.

THOSE WISHING TO PLAY ‘AA’ AND/OR UP A DIVISION MUST REGISTER FOR THE SEASON AND SIGN UP FOR AN EVALUATION TIME SLOT BY MARCH 31st.
Players who don’t attend evaluations will be placed on an ‘A’ level team.

EVALUATIONS ARE TAKING PLACE APRIL 7th, 14th and 21st.

  • Click here to register for the season
  • Click here for evaluations info and to reserve your time slot 

Information for All Divisions

  • The House League season runs from the beginning of May until the end of June.
  • Boys play for the Pirates. Girls may choose to play on an all girl Pixies team, or co-ed with the Pirates.
    Girls that choose to play co-ed may play one year down if they choose (eg. 13 years old playing in Majors).
  • Most games are played at north Edmonton diamonds, including Castledowns Park and Kirkness Park. Some games may be on the south side depending on inter-league divisions. Schedules will be released prior to season start.
  • Players will be placed on teams; jerseys will be distributed the last week of April.
  • Teams may practice prior to the season start depending on weather, at discretion of the coaches.
  • Teams will have weekly practices. Days and times are at the discretions of the coaches.
  • All players receive a team photo, hat and undershirt included in their registration. Photos will be taken mid-season.
  • Jerseys, pants and a belt will be lent to players for the season and are to be returned after the season ends. A deposit of $200 is required and will only be charged if the jersey, pants and belt are not returned.
  • Each family is required to fulfill one volunteer commitment and provide a volunteer deposit of $200. If this commitment is not fulfilled, the deposit will be charged. You may also pay out this amount if you do not wish to volunteer.
  • Each player is also required to participate in the bottle drive and a deposit of $100 is required. This is one of our main fundraisers and helps keep our registration fees low. If this commitment is not fulfilled, the deposit will be charged. You may also pay out this amount if you do not wish to participate.
  • Players in the Minor division and up may be eligible to play on a Summer All-Star team. These teams play into July/August and have weeknight practices and tournaments on the weekend. For more info, click here for the Summer All Stars page.

Please see the following chart for division information for 2024.

Division Ages Birthdates (for 2024) Game Days 2024 Registration Fee
Tee Ball 4-6 9/1/2017 – 8/31/2020 Tues/Thurs $150
Rookie 7-8 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2017 Mon/Wed $180
Minor 9-10 9/1/2013 – 8/31/2015 Tues/Thurs $200
Major 11-12 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2013 Mon/Wed $200
Intermediate 13 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2011 Tues/Thurs $230
Junior 13-14 9/1/2009 – 8/31/2010 Tues/Thurs $230
Senior 15-16 9/1/2007 – 8/31/2009 Mon/Wed $230

Rainouts: Rainout games will be scheduled on Saturdays for Mon/Wed divisions and Sundays for Tues/Thurs divisions.
If extraordinary circumstances arise, both weekend days may have rainout games scheduled.

Players’ ages are determined by their Little League age as of August 31st of the season year.

Click here to reference the Little League Age Determination Chart.

If skills allow, players may play up an age division. They must attend an evaluation session prior to season start to determine eligibility.

TEE BALL

Ages: 4-6
Game days: Tuesday & Thursday
Rainout day(s): Sunday (and possibly Saturday)
Practice day: To be determined by coaches; one per week.

Games start at 6:30pm and run to about 7:45
Players must arrive to the field by 6:00pm, dressed in uniform and ready to play, to allow for warm-up

  • This is the introductory level of baseball.
  • Players are taught the fundamentals, such as: throwing, catching, hitting and fielding.
  • Players bat off a tee and use a softer ball.
  • Base paths are 50 feet.
  • Everyone plays the field and bats – no player sits on the bench.

Required Equipment:

  • Protective cup (Jock or Jill)
  • Ball glove
  • Batting helmet (chin strap recommended)
  • Running shoes

Optional Equipment:

  • Baseball bat* (you may bring your own, but a team bat will be available)
  • Batting Gloves

*Please note: If supplying your own bat, please review the “Equipment” page to ensure it meets required specifications.

ROOKIE

Ages: 7-8
Game days: Monday & Wednesday
Rainout day(s): Saturday (and possibly Sunday)
Practice day: To be determined by coaches; one per week.

Games start at 6:30pm and run to about 7:45
Players must arrive to the field by 6:00pm, dressed in uniform and ready to play, to allow for warm-up

  • In Rookie, players work on improving their fundamental skills, such as: throwing, catching, hitting and fielding and they are taught more game play aspects.
  • Players learn to bat pitched balls using a softer ball. Coaches pitch to their own team.
  • Base paths are 50 feet.
  • Everyone plays the field and bats – no player sits on the bench.

Required Equipment:

  • Protective cup (Jock or Jill)
  • Ball Glove
  • Batting helmet (chin strap recommended)
  • Running shoes

Optional Equipment:

  • Baseball bat* (you may bring your own, but a team bat will be available).
  • Batting gloves

*Please note: If supplying your own bat, please review the “Equipment” page to ensure it meets required specifications.

MINOR

Ages: 9-10
Game days: Tuesday and Thursday
Rainout day(s): Sunday (and possibly Saturday)
Practice day: To be determined by coaches; one per week.

Games start at 6:30pm and run to about 8:15.
Players must arrive to the field by 5:45/6:00pm (Coach’s discretion), dressed in uniform and ready to play, to allow for warm-up.

  • Minor players undergo player evaluations prior to season start to ensure balanced teams within ‘A’ and ‘AA’ levels.
  • Players are now building on their fundamentals and learning all aspects of game play.
  • New skills such as stealing bases and pitching are taught and implemented.
  • This division and up is exclusively player pitch.
  • Base paths are 60 feet, pitching distance is 46 feet.
  • Newly trained umpires, and/or experienced umpires, are at all games.
  • Every player on the line up card bats – no player sits on the bench for more than one inning.
  • Players may have the opportunity to participate in the Summer All-Star program. Information on tryouts will be released mid-season.

Required Equipment:

  • Protective cup (Jock or Jill)
  • Ball glove
  • Batting helmet
  • Running shoes

Recommended Equipment:

  • Baseball bat* (a team bat will be available for those that do not have their own).
  • Cleats – molded/rubber only

Optional Equipment:

  • Batting Gloves

*Please note: If supplying your own bat, please review the “Equipment” page to ensure it meets required specifications.

MAJOR

Ages: 11-12
Game days: Monday & Wednesday
Rainout day(s): Saturday (and possibly Sunday)
Practice day: To be determined by coaches; one per week.

Games start at 6:30pm and run to about 8:15.
Players must arrive to the field by 5:45/6:00pm (Coach’s discretion), dressed in uniform and ready to play, to allow for warm-up. 

  • Major players undergo player evaluations prior to season start to ensure balanced teams within ‘A’ and ‘AA’ levels.
  • Players are continuing to develop their fundamentals and incorporating more complex aspects of game play.
  • This level of play is more competitive.
  • Base paths are 60 feet, pitching distance is 46 feet.
  • Experienced umpires are at all games, and may be assisted by newly trained umpires.
  • Every player on the lineup card bats. No player sits on the bench for more than one inning in a row.
  • Players may have the opportunity to participate in the Summer All-Star program. Information on tryouts will be released mid-season.

Required Equipment:

  • Protective cup (Jock or Jill)
  • Ball glove
  • Batting helmet
  • Running shoes

Recommended Equipment:

  • Baseball bat* (a team bat will be available for those that do not have their own).
  • Cleats – molded/rubber only – highly recommended
  • Batting gloves

*Please note: If supplying your own bat, please review the “Equipment” page to ensure it meets required specifications.

INTERMEDIATE

Ages: 13
Game days: Tuesday & Thursday
Rainout day(s): Sunday (and possibly Saturday)
Practice day: To be determined by coaches; one per week.

Rainout day(s): Saturday (and possibly Sunday)
Practice day: To be determined by coaches; one per week.

Games start at 6:30pm and run to about 8:30.
Players must arrive to the field by 5:45/6:00pm (Coach’s discretion), dressed in uniform and ready to play, to allow for warm-up. 

  • Intermediate players undergo player evaluations prior to season start to ensure balanced teams within ‘A’ and ‘AA’ levels.
  • This level of play is competitive and features an expanded field with 70 foot base paths and 50 foot pitching distance.
  • Experienced umpires are at all games.
  • Every player on the lineup card bats. No player sits on the bench for more than two innings in a row.
  • Players may have the opportunity to participate in the Summer All-Star program. Information on tryouts will be released mid-season.

Required Equipment:

  • Protective cup (Jock or Jill)
  • Ball glove
  • Batting helmet

Highly Recommended Equipment:

  • Baseball cleats
  • Batting gloves
  • Baseball bat* (a team bat will be available for those that do not have their own).

*Please note: If supplying your own bat, please review the “Equipment” page to ensure it meets required specifications.

JUNIOR

Ages: 14
Game days: Tuesday & Thursday
Rainout day(s): Sunday (and possibly Saturday)
Practice day: To be determined by coaches; one per week.

Games start at 6:30pm and run to about 8:30.
Players must arrive to the field by 5:45/6:00pm (Coach’s discretion), dressed in uniform and ready to play, to allow for warm-up. 

  • Junior players undergo player evaluations prior to season start to ensure balanced teams within ‘A’ and ‘AA’ levels.
  • This level of play is competitive and features an expanded field with 80 foot base paths and 54 foot pitching distance.
  • Experienced umpires are at all games.
  • Every player on the lineup card bats. No player sits on the bench for more than two innings in a row.
  • Players may have the opportunity to participate in the Summer All-Star program. Information on tryouts will be released mid-season.

Required Equipment:

  • Protective cup (Jock or Jill)
  • Ball glove
  • Batting helmet

Highly Recommended Equipment:

  • Baseball cleats
  • Batting gloves
  • Baseball bat* (a team bat will be available for those that do not have their own).

*Please note: If supplying your own bat, please review the “Equipment” page to ensure it meets required specifications.

SENIOR

Ages: 15 & 16
Game days: Monday & Wednesday
Rainout day(s): Saturday (and possibly Sunday)
Practice day: To be determined by coaches; one per week.

Games start at 6:30pm and run to about 8:30.
Players must arrive to the field by 5:45/6:00pm (Coach’s discretion), dressed in uniform and ready to play, to allow for warm-up. 

  • Senior players undergo player evaluations prior to season start to ensure balanced teams within ‘A’ and ‘AA’ levels.
  • This level of play is competitive and features a full sized field with 90 foot base paths and 60′ 6″ pitching distance.
  • Experienced umpires are at all games.
  • Players may have the opportunity to participate in the Summer All-Star program. Information on tryouts will be released mid-season.

Required Equipment:

  • Protective cup (Jock or Jill)
  • Ball glove
  • Batting helmet
  • Cleats – molded/rubber or metal

Highly Recommended Equipment:

  • Baseball cleats
  • Batting gloves
  • Baseball bat* (a team bat will be available for those that do not have their own).

*Please note: If supplying your own bat, please review the “Equipment” page to ensure it meets required specifications.