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Southington South Youth Athletic Association

Southington South Little League

Tryouts and Evaluation Dates/Times & important information for Parents/Guardians

Dear Parents of Little League Majors Tryout Candidates/AAA Evaluation Candidates,

Any player looking to play in Majors and not already on a team must attend a LL majors tryout-no exceptions.

Tryouts Saturday Feb 24th at Southington High School [West Gym] 2 sessions
AM Session 9:30am-12:30 pm
PM Session 1:30pm to 4:30pm

LUNCH BREAK from 12:30-1:30 pm

***if you can't make one of these (2) sessions please make sure you go to the AAA evaluations on 2/25/18 from 12:30 pm-3:30 pm.  You must attend an evaluation/tryout-NO EXCEPTIONS.

AAA Evaluations Saturday, February 25th, 2018 SHS West Gymnasium 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. 8-11 yr. olds 


Information out on our Facebook page and on our website

•Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time [check in required for each player]

•PLEASE arrive on time/don't be late

•Tryout/Evaluation sessions are expected to last approximately 2-2 1/2 hours each

•All candidates must attend at least (1) of the above tryout sessions to be eligible for selection to a Little League Major Team

•Candidates should wear sneakers (absolutely no cleats/spikes are allowed in the gym)

•Bring the following for tryouts: GLOVE, BASEBALL BAT & HELMET [*Some helmets/bats will be available, if a player/parent forgets], Water or Sports Drink

Players will be evaluated on the following drills/skills:

1.Running from home plate to 1st Base [standard Little League field has a base path of 60 feet]

2.Fielding of (3 total) Ground Balls-Center, Right & Left sides

3.Pop Ups/Fly Balls (3 total)-Center, Right & Left sides

4.Throwing to a 1st Baseman after Fielding & Pop Ups/Fly Balls

5.Hitting-each candidate will get (5) swings from a pitcher and or pitching machine

We DO NOT allow anyone in the gymnasium during tryouts or evaluations other than LL Managers/1st Assistant Coach and or AAA Coaches/1st Assistant Coach. We ask this to provide safety from batted balls & to allow your children to remain focused on the tryouts/evaluations.

Please bring your children to the tryouts/evaluations & return at the completion-we have some tight time schedules to keep & we must comply with SHS guidelines in order to retain the use of their facilities/gymnasiums.

If any child has special needs/requirements please call Brian T. Dunne [President-Southington South LL] in advance (860) 670-0636. Thank you in advance for your cooperation & understanding.

Any questions please call LL President-Brian T. Dunne (860) 670-0636 or Player Agent-Jamie Leggett (860) 877-1125

Thank you,

Jamie Leggett Player Agent-Southington South

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