Players in this division are league age 8, 9, or 10 years old. For more information regarding league agee. At this level players will be assessed and drafted onto teams. All 9 year old players will automatically be assigned to this division. All 10 or 11 year old players that are not drafted to a AAA 70 foot team will also be automatically placed in this division. Eight-year-old players wanting to assess for Single A are not guaranteed to move up from the Prep Minor division. All official Cal Ripken rules will be followed and games will be played on a diamond with 60-foot base paths and a pitching distance of 46 feet. The emphasis of this division is to have teammates of their own skill level, have players continue building and refining their fundamental skills while beginning to understand game strategy. Game scores and standings are recorded and upon completion of the regular season, a post-season tournament is held. Players participating in this division can also be considered for our 9 and 10 year old All Star teams. The season typically starts in early April and goes until the 1st week of June.