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North Jefferson Junior Baseball Association

A Comparison of the 8 Competitive and 8 & Under Programs

8 Year Old Competitive
  • Must tryout for the team
  • Tryouts are usually in August of the preceding season (Example: Aug 18, 20109 tryouts for Spring 2020 season)
  • There are 14 League games (7 home/7 away) played on weekdays
    • Away games are played in the Denver metro area, home games in Arvada
    • There is an end of season tournament with a minimum of 2 additional games
  • Season starts the first week in April and the ends the last week of June
  • Indoor practices can begin as early as December (Coach's discretion)
  • Outdoor practices begin the first week in March
  • Two outdoor practices per week for up to two hours each practice (Days and times are coach's discretion)
  • Kids will pitch and follow league (RMJBL) rules for games
  • Cost $400 per player which includes
    • Umpires, game and practice field rentals, indoor practice facility use, NJ hat, NJ jersey top (every other year), team insurance, practice equipment, baseballs
  • May play in weekend tournaments (coach’s discretion)
  • If your child does not make the 8 competitive team, they will be placed in the 8 and Under program on either a instrucional kid pitch or machine pitch majors team
  8 and Under Program
  • Teams are formed by our 8 and Under director and/or based on requests
  • Every child will be placed on a team
  • Season starts early April and ends in Mid June
  • Practices begin in late March or Early April (Coach’s discretion)
  • One outdoor practice per week for 1-2 hours
  • 8 games are played, all on Saturdays and all games are played at fields in Arvada
  • End of the season tournament for Instructional Kid Pitch and Machine Pitch Majors teams
  • Cost $200/player (T-Ball $125/player) which includes
    • NJ hat and uniform top, field rentals, indoor practice facility use, practice and game equipment, baseballs
Instructional Kid Pitch
  • May not be older than 8 on April 30th (typically 1st and 2nd graders)
  • Program is for kids that have played machine pitch and are ready for live pitching
  • Each batter will be pitched up to 7 pitches by the opposing pitcher. 3 strikes constitute an out. After 4 balls the coach for the batting team will pitch the remaining pitches until the player strikes out, or puts the ball in play.
  • Offense will bat 9 batters or 3 outs per inning; whichever comes first
  • All teams will field the normal 9 positions
Machine Pitch Majors
  • May not be older than 8 on April 30th (typically 1st and 2nd graders)
  • Each batter will be pitched up to 7 pitches by the machine. 3 strikes constitute an out. A batter cannot be awarded a walk. If a batter has two strikes, he can keep fouling off balls until he strikes out or puts the ball in play. After 6 pitches, the batter is assumed to have two strikes regardless of the pitch sequence.
  • Offense will bat 9 batters or 3 outs per inning; whichever comes first
  • All teams will field the normal 9 positions

 

Contact Us

North Jefferson Junior Baseball Association

6385 W 52nd Ave, 4
Arvada, Colorado 80002

Phone: 303-422-7406
Email: [email protected]

North Jefferson Junior Baseball Association

6385 W 52nd Ave, 4
Arvada, Colorado 80002

Phone: 303-422-7406
Email: [email protected]
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