The 2019 Villa Park Little League 2019 Spring Season is coming soon. VPLL Spring registration opened on November 5, 2018, tryouts are approaching, and the exciting seasonal events are underway. Opening day is set for Saturday, February 23, 2019 complete with a parade and opening day ceremonies. The Villa Park High School team will also be hosting a Winter Youth Baseball Camp on December 19th and 20th.
November 5, 2018 – Early registration opens for Villa Park Little League 2019 Spring Season
November 30, 2018 – Early registration ends
December 8, 2018 – Bat Demo Day from 10 am – 1 pm @ Cerro Villa. The Sporting Goods and The Easton Rep will be there.
December 8, 2018 – Field Day (Parents, Managers, Coaches, please come down the fields to help us finish our work on our first class fields)
December 19/20, 2018 – VPHS Winter Youth Baseball Camp
January 4, 2019 – Registration ends for AA, AAA, and Majors
January 5, 2019 – Tryouts for AA, AAA, and Majors at VPLL Fields
January 7, 2019 – Make-up tryouts for AA, AAA, and Majors at VPLL fields
January 14, 2019 – Practices Begin for Majors, AAA, AA
January 23, 2019: Practices Begin for Single A, Rookie, Tball
February 23, 2019 – Opening Day/Parade
April 13, 2019 – VPLL Fundraiser, The Taste of Villa Park, at the Villa Park Town Center
League Division Information
AA League – Players must tryout and be drafted. Players begin pitching in AA League. For players ages 8 – 10. May be appropriate for age 7 advanced league players who have considerable experience playing catch and who can play infield and defend themselves from hard-hit baseballs.
AAA League – Players must tryout and be drafted on AAA League teams. For players ages 9 – 11. May be appropriate for beginning age 12 league players or players who may be a safety risk in Majors.
Majors League – Players must tryout and be drafted to Majors. Ages 10 – 12. Generally not appropriate for league age 10 players.
About Villa Park Little League Tryouts
Tryouts consist of three parts:
- Hitting – An adult will pitch to the kids.
- Outfield – Kids will field fly balls hit from home to the outfield.
- Fielding – Ground balls will be hit to the kids at shortstop who will then field the balls and throw to first.