Little League® Baseball and Softball is played in approximately 6,500 communities across more than 80 countries around the world, but regardless of where they are played, each of them share the same core mission. Little League believes in the power of youth baseball and softball to teach life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities. Joined together by one common goal, every local league is part of One Team. One Little League.
Little league Within The National Participation Framework
Here in NZ, Baseball NZ has integrated Little League within our National Participation Framework for baseball, within the youth baseball grades. There is a seamless integration where Little League is our community, baseball program across NZ for players aged 10 to 16 years.
Little League Playing Grades Within Baseball NZ's National Participation Framework
Majors - 12 years and under (cannot turn 13 before 1/09/2024). Played on a 60-foot diamond (46/60).
Intermediate - 13 years and under (cannot turn 14 before 1/09/2024). Played on a 70-foot diamond (50/70).
Junior League - 14 years and under (cannot turn 15 before 1/09/2024). Played on a 90-foot diamond (60/90).
Senior League - 16 years and under (cannot turn 17 before 1/90/2024). Played on a 90-foot diamond (60/90).
Little League Information
Little League International provide all information necessary for the successful operation and delivery of Little League Charters and Little League baseball World Wide.
Little League Baseball Charters, New Zealand:
Baseball NZ's Little League District Administrator
Little League Charters in New Zealand
Auckland Baseball Association Charter:
Wellington Baseball Association Charter:
Te Tau Ihu BAseball Association Charter:
BASEBALL NEW ZEALAND
P.O. Box 301 257AlbanyAucklandNew Zealand
Te Tau Ihu Baseball
International Member Organisations
Australian Baseball League
World Baseball Classic
Little League Baseball