Ages 7, 8 – Check-In 8:00 AM. Assessments 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM. All Players Age 8 plus Players Age 7 who want to be considered for the AA (Coach Pitch) Draft.
Sunday February 11 – Makeup Session Ages 9 -12; 10:00 AM – Noon.
Carl Sandburg Middle School – Enter Door 11.
Baseball clothing and indoor athletic shoes.
Bring glove. helmet, bat.
About Fort Hunt Little League - Mission Statement
The Mission of Fort Hunt Little League is to provide youth baseball in a safe and positive environment to develop character, promote good sportsmanship and respect for others so players embody the highest and best values of the Fort Hunt community.
About Fort Hunt Little League
Founded in 1956, Fort Hunt Little League is chartered by Little League International, a not-for-profit tax-exempt organization founded in 1939. Little League International operates under a 1964 federal charter signed by the President of the United States and is located in Williamsport Pennsylvania.
Fort Hunt Little League Baseball operates under the aegis of the Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit tax-exempt organization founded in 1959. Fort hunt Youth Athletic Association provides organized youth sports in the historic Fort Hunt community of Fairfax County Virginia.
We’re pleased to host one of Northern Virginia’s highest quality baseball programs for children ages 4 through 18. We continue a long tradition of community baseball in the historic Fort Hunt area of Fairfax County dating to our founding in 1956.
Fort Hunt Little League Baseball is dedicated to preparing youngsters to meet the challenges of life by developing physical and mental disciplines essential to success through competitive sports and the great game of baseball.
We play baseball three seasons starting with spring baseball capped off with end-of-season Fun Tournaments for kids who want to play post-season tournament-style play against other District 9 teams followed by Little League All-Star play in summer plus clinics for youngsters aged 5 through 8 in late summer.
Fall Ball typically starts a week ahead of Labor Day and continues into early November.
Spring - Registration for the Spring Season opens January 1 and typically closes the third weekend in February except for T-Ball which remains open until the third weekend in March and Seniors which doesn't close until the 10th or so of May.
Registration for Fall Ball typically opens July 1 and closes the third week in August.
Fort Hunt Little League Baseball is successful because of the thousands of volunteers who served in League positions both large and small over the years. You can volunteer when you register your player or by contacting me or any FHLL Board member.
Fort Hunt Little League Baseball is organized into Divisions. Because we want each player to have a great experience, we try to balance skill levels of each team so each Division is tightly competitive.
Each Division is arranged by Baseball Age, school grade and skill level. We understand the importance of playing with friends although our primary concern is to place players at the level where they can be competitive, learn to love the game, and develop their skills.
Descriptions of each Division are available in "League Descriptions."
Target ages for the various Divisions are shown here. T-Ball and the A-Ball Divisions are designed primarily for kids to play with their friends so we place players in those Divisions by age and parent request.
Players in the AA and higher are placed in Divisions by an assessment process which leads to Player Drafts. Players are designated for a Division by a combination of skill assessments, Baseball Age and school grade.
Managers select players one at a time, in turn, until all players are drafted. Parent requests for a team or teammate are available at each draft but Managers may draft any player available on any turn.
FHLL Baseball Divisions - Generalized Age Distribution
T-Ball — 4, 5 & 6 year olds
A Division — 7 & 8; some 6s
AA Division — 8 & 9; some 7s
AAA Division — 9 & 10; some 8s
Minor Division — 10 & 11; some 9s
Major Division — 11 & 12s; some 10s
Intermediate Division (70' base path) — 11, 12 & 13
SPONSORS – Sponsor contributions provide uniforms and equipment and field and facility improvements. Sponsors are recognized in a number of ways and are all published in our very popular Spring Book which contains photos and rosters of all teams plus Ads for every Sponsor.
Team Sponsors have their name imprinted on player jerseys plus they each have an Ad in the Spring Book.
Banner Sponsors are displayed in a banner on the outfield fence at two of our most prestigious diamonds plus they each have an Ad in the SpringBook.
Full page color Ads in the Spring Book are real attention getters as are individualized Business Card ads.
Let us show you how sponsoring FHLL is a win-win-win - benefiting you, your company and our many Little Leaguers. Contact our Sponsor Coordinators - Steve Bearce (email@example.com) or Kate Lavanga (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thanks for your support of Fort Hunt Little League!
Please note that as of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented. Little League-approved baseball bats that are approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity starting on January 1, 2018.
All local Little Leagues are driven and sustained by volunteers, and the volunteer category that we (and other locals LLs) struggle to fill more than any other? Not surprisingly it is the role of Umpire. Please consider volunteering for this most critical role - see the FHLL Umpire links on the FHLL page for information about upcoming training opportunities in March that will help prepare you for this rewarding and exciting position.
Click for 2017 FHLL Discount Day coupon (Sat., March 11th, 9:00am to 9:30pm at the Springfield Town Center store)