Your child is eligible to play in Hershey Little League (HLL) if:
For players ages 4 to 12 (as per Little League International's age determination rules), they are a resident of Derry Township, East Hanover Township, South Hanover Township, Londonderry Township, Conewago Township, or Hummelstown Borough.
For players ages 13 to 19, they are a resident of Derry Township.
Cost - $60.00* Provides an opportunity for boys and girls ages 4 to 18 (or up to age 22 if still attending high school), with physical and developmental challenges to enjoy the full benefits of participation in the Hershey Little League program. Challenger games are non-competitive and played on the same fields using the same equipment as other levels of HLL play.
Tee Ball (ages 4 – 6)
Cost - $90.00* Entry level. Batting tee, fundamentals, safety and fun are emphasized. Score and standings are not kept. Coaches are allowed on the field to instruct. Home field is Koons Park Lower field. 1½ hour games. Safety baseball used. Games begin in early-April.
Colts (ages 7 – 8)
Cost - $110.00* Coach and player pitch. Coaches are allowed on the field to instruct. Standings are not kept. Home field is Koons Park Upper field. 1½ hour games. Safety balls used. Games begin in early-April.
Minors (ages 9 – 10) and Majors (ages 11 – 12)
Cost - $135.00* Player pitch, umpire, stealing, and competitive play. Games are scored and standings kept with playoffs and league championships. 3 innings and a 1 at-bat minimum per player each game. Home fields are North (Minors) and South (Majors). Skills evaluation held for league parity. Games begin in April. All-Star teams are selected in mid-June and All-Star play runs from late-June until late-July. If your child makes an All-Star team, there will be additional player fees.
Teeners (13s) (Capital Area Intermediate League)
Cost - $170.00* Modified field dimensions (75ft bases, 54 ft pitchers mound). 2 umpires and local area travel (ex: Middletown, Hummelstown, Linglestown, Paxton). Home field is Plaza Field and Shank Park #4 (field below parking lot at top of park). Tryouts in late March to determine Hershey team assignments (may field more than one team each season). Season begins in mid-April.
Teeners (14s) (East Shore League)
Cost - $170.00* Major League Baseball dimensions. Bat size restrictions ( must use -3 bats), 2 umpires and local area travel (ex: Middletown, Hummelstown, Linglestown, Paxton). Home field is Pebble Beach & Founders Park. Tryouts in late March to determine Hershey team assignments (may field more than one team each season). Season begins in mid-April.
Teeners (15s) (Suburban League)
Cost - $170.00 Major League Baseball dimensions. Bat size restrictions, 2 umpires and local area travel. Home field is Memorial Field. This is a like a travel team and there may be tryouts. If your child does not make this team they will play in Senior Teeners if they are 15 or in either Capital Area Intermediate or East Shore Teener league if they are under 15. Season begins in May.
Sr. Teener/Legion (ages 16 – 19)
Cost - $210.00 Major League Baseball dimensions. Bat size restrictions, 2 umpires and local area travel. Home field is Memorial Field. Legion is a tryout team and cuts are made. If a player does not make the Legion team they will play for Sr. Teeners. The season begins AFTER High School baseball ends which is typically in May.
Hershey Little League (HLL) provides Hardship Waivers and Scholarships to help youth participate in youth baseball programs in Derry Township.
No child will be turned away due to financial hardship. If you are in need of assistance, please complete the "On Line" Hardship Waiver application.
The Hardship Waiver will be reviewed confidentially by the HLL Executive Board. The registrant will be advised of the outcome and IF the waiver is granted, the HLL Board will complete the necessary on line player(s) registration.