Fri. Mar 31st, 2023

It’s time to play ball in Santa Ana – spring Little League baseball teams are forming now!  There are four Little Leagues in Santa Ana: Northeast, Northwest, Santiago, Southeast and Southwest.  The last three leagues don’t have websites but you can click here to get contact info for each of them, from California Little League, District 30.

“A growing body of research is showing the social and economic benefits of participation in youth sports to be surprisingly large and overwhelmingly positive. Other things being equal, if a kid plays sports, he will earn more money, stay in school longer, and be more engaged in civic life,” according to The American.

Here is the sign-up info for Northeast Santa Ana Little League (click here for the online Northwest sign-up info):

Now Accepting Applications for the Spring 2012 NESALL Season

Walk up Registration Dates:

Walk-up Registration Dates:

November 19  (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. )

November 22, 2011 from 4:00 – 6:00

December 3 & 17 (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. )

January 7 & 14, 2012 (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. )

 Online registration available!!

NESALL Boundaries: NORTH: the 22 Freeway,  EAST: the 55 Freeway, SOUTH: East First Street, WEST: North Main Street.  Please be sure to bring three proofs of address (example: utility bills, insurance documents, rental agreements, mortgage bills, drivers license) and an original copy of a county issued birth certificate. (all players must live within these boundaries.  Returning players who recently moved outside the boundaries must bring proof of their prior residence within the boundaries.) 

We are accepting registrations for children born from May 1995 through April 2008 (league ages 4 to 16).  Divisions will be formed as follows after try-outs/assessments have been conducted:

T-Ball Division – league age 4, 5, and first time 6 year old players.

Rookie League (Coach Pitch) Division – league age 7 and 8 year old first time players, and some league age 6 players (must have one year T-ball experience).

A (Machine Pitch) Division – league age 7 and 8 year olds with Rookie League experience and some first time 9 year olds (based upon player agent recommendation after assessment). 

AA Division – Primarily 9 year olds w/ some upper end 8 year olds (must be requested by parents and approved by player agent and Board of Directors).

AAA Division – Primarily 10 and 11 year olds w/ some upper end 9 year olds (must be requested by parent and approved by player agent and Board of Directors)/12 year olds upon parent request and District Administrator approval

Majors Division – Primarily 11 and 12 year olds with some 10 year olds (a maximum of two 10 year olds per team).

Juniors Division – Primarily league age 13 through 14 years old, with some league age 12 year olds based upon assessment.

Seniors Division – league age 14 through 16 years old. Seniors will have two seasons, one starting in March 2012 and a second starting in June 2012.  Each season requires a separate registration.

Tryouts/Assessments:Saturday, January 21, 2011 and Saturday January 28, 2011**** Each player in the Rookie A, AA, AAA, Major, Junior and Senior division players are required to attend the Tryout/Assessment and will be assigned during Sign-up/Registration.  

Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Sat 1/21 star Try Outs TBA NESALL CURRAN FIELD
Sat 1/28 star Make-up Try Outs TBA
Sat 2/4 star First Day of Practice TBA
Sat 2/4 star Umpire Clinic

Fees, which include league issued shirt, pants, and hat (parents supply socks, cleats, glove and if needed athletic supporter) are as follows: 

 Early Registration (Through November 30, 2011)*:

T-Ball & Rookie League:               $80.00

A, AA:                                             $110.00

AAA, Majors:                                  $140.00

Juniors/Seniors Division:      $170.00

·         Payment Plans Available (50% down at registration)

·         Discount applied to final payment

·         All documents must be received prior to December 31, 2011 and fees must be paid in full by January 31, 2012 to receive discount.   

Regular Registration:

T-Ball & Rookie League:                    $100.00

A, AA:                                                    $130.00

A, AA, AAA, Majors:                            $160.00

Juniors/Seniors Division:                    $190.00

Late Registration (After December 31, 2011):

T-Ball & Rookie League:           $120.00         

A, AA:                                          $150.00         

AAA, Majors:                               $180.00

Juniors/Seniors Division:          $210.00  

****$10.00 Sibling discount applied to additional registrations.    

Refund policy:  Refunds requested prior to tryouts will be issued minus a $10.00 administrative fee.  Refunds requested after tryouts will be issued at 50% of fee collected.  Refunds requested after Opening Day will be issued at 25% of fee collected.No refunds will be issued after the fourth game of the season. 

Buy-outs available for: Snack Bar Duty:       $40.00  

Acceptable forms of payment include: American Express, Visa, Master Card, Checks, ATM Cards (pin-based transactions), Cash   

Monday, September 19
Managers and Coaches needed for Spring 2012 season

Monday, September 19
Volunteer Umpires needed for Spring 2012 Season

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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