|If your child plans to play Softball AAA, Coast, or Majors division you must attend the Softball Skills Evaluation. This is necessary so that balanced teams can be created and your child can experience a balanced, enjoyable, competitive environment.|
AAA Division is the beginning level that the girls pitch on their own, steal bases and are allowed to bunt. Coast & Majors gets quicker and more competitive at all aspects of the
If this is your first time playing AAA or are have a softballer that is currently in AA and would like to petition up, please read below so you have an
idea of what to expect during the evaluation process.
All players have been released from last year's teams. Players must attend skill evaluations in order to be assigned to a AAA, Coast, or Majors team this year. AA Players with a *PENDING* Petitions to Play Up
to AAA must also attend. Watch your email for your invitation and further information in the week prior.
Skill evaluations for all AAA, Coast, and Majors softball players will be held at:
Dodd Field South, Saturday, February 6th
Players will be evaluated in groups according to their little league age. Please arrive
on-time at your Check-In time
to sign in. If you cannot arrive during your timeslot, please come at the next closest age group's assigned time.
Little League Age 9
(or Age 7 or 8 petitioning to play up to AAA)
Jan. 1, 2011 and Dec. 31, 2011
Little League Age 10
Jan. 1, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2010
Little League Age 11 or 12
Jan. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2009
WHAT TO BRING: Bring your glove, bat, helmet, cleats and a face mask. (Face masks are required to be worn at all times).
WHAT TO EXPECT: Players will be divided into several groups and will rotate through stations performing different drills including infield, outfield, hitting, and pitching is optional. Expect each session to last approximately 60 minutes. Please note that parents will not be allowed inside the Evaluation area.
WHAT IS SKILL EVALUATION:
Skills Evaluation results are used by Issaquah Little League to help establish balanced teams at the AAA, Coast,and Majors. Skills Evaluation results are also used to determine any pending Petition to Play Up or Down, based on our Petition Policy
. This means that you will not be placed by school, you will be drafted.
Players should do their best at each station to allow a fair evaluation heading into the draft.
SOFTBALL SKILLS & DIAMOND DRILLS clinics are open for players to attend to either polish up skills or learn new ones. Go to the Softball Skills & Diamond Drills web page to register and find out more specific
Please direct any questions about the Skills Evaluation to [email protected].