All-Star and Select Team Fees
Any player chosen for an All-Star or Select team will be required to pay an additional fee and a refundable uniform deposit. These fees will be based on any additional costs for the team such as clothing, etc.
Managers and Coaches
Managers of the All-Star and Select teams are selected by the HCLL Board based on written applications which are submitted for their review before June 1st each year. The appointed Managers will each be responsible for the All-Star and Select selections for their respective teams. The Manager will also select his/her assistant coaches which will be approved by the League President.
Any player may try out for any All-Star or Select team for which they are eligible to play based on their Little League age and residence eligibility requirements. For All-Star and Select team selection, you must play on a league team, live within the HCLL Little League boundaries and be of eligible Little League age for your division.
For All-Star teams the age eligibility rules are as follows:
Rookie All-Stars - Little League age of 7 or 8 years.
Minor All-Stars - Little League age of 9 or 10 years. Also any Little League age 8 player who has participated as an eligible player in 60% of the regular season games in the Minor division this season is also eligible.
Major All-Stars - Little League age of 11 or 12 years. Also any Little League age 10 player who has participated as an eligible player in 60% of the regular season games in the Major division this season is also eligible.
Select Teams - The eligible age will depend on the age category specified for each individual Select team.
It is mandatory that players play within their designated division and age group for either an All-Star or Select team.
Rookie age (8 year old) players who played up a division in Minor during the regular season are eligible to play on the Rookie All-Star team.
Minor age (10 year old) players who played up a division in Major during the regular season are eligible to play on the Minor All-Star team.
Player Evaluation Process and Criteria
The player evaluation process will be a fair, unbiased and objective process that provides the Manager (Head Coach) with sufficient unbiased information to select the most competitive team possible while also providing HCLL with the greatest degree of transparency regarding the process for all players and parents involved. Players will be rated in a fair and unbiased manner by evaluators which may include current HCLL coaches, former HCLL coaches, League officials and other independent evaluators. The Manager may also gather relevant player information from other regular season HCLL coaches.
Selection criteria includes: eligibility, availability, ability, skills, desire and specific team needs. The Manager may also need to consider positional requirements in selecting his/her team. Also considered in addition to baseball skills, is a players's behaviour throughout the entire baseball season and its' consistency with the Players Code of Conduct including a positive attitude, sportsmanship, teamwork and regular participation.
The post-season player evaluation results will be kept strictly confidential before, during and after the evaluation process except for the naming of players to the teams by the Manager.
Player Commitment to All-Star Teams
Players must commit fully to participating in all tournaments, exhibition games and practices. If you are NOT able to fully commit, please contact the All-Star Manager before attending the first tryout session and provide details of any scheduling conflicts. You can see the dates for the various District 6, Provincial and Canadian All-Star tournaments on the "Calendar & Events" page. There will also be other tournaments and/or exhibition games throughout June and July.
T-Ball All-Star Team
The T-Ball All-Star team is chosen by the T-Ball Division Coordinator and All-Star Manager with no tryouts being held. Input will be obtained from the regular season T-Ball coaches. Each tournament team will consist of a maximum roster of 12 players of league age (5 and 6) who played on a T-Ball team during the regular season.