Laurens Little League Baseball & Softball Sign-Up Information

 Laurens Little League Baseball and Softball is proud to announce the upcoming registration period for the 2013 season.  The registration period will begin Monday, January 14 and conclude February 16.  Skills evaluations will be held the week of February 18.  This years cost will be $50 for the following age divisions; Coaches Pitch 7-8, Minors, Majors and Intermediate.  Cost will include a team hat, moisture wicking jersey, ankle length pants and a belt.  For WeeBall(3-4yr) and TeeBall(5-6yr) the cost will be $40 and includes a hat, Moisture wicking jersey, draw string pants and socks.  All players will be covered with Little League Medical insurance.
     Laurens Little League is celebrating its 10th year and with that will come an enlarged opening day.  “This year we are in the process of preparing a great opening weekend for our league,” states Jason Pridgen, Laurens Parks and Recreation Director.  “With this being year 10 and at the rate our league has grown this will be the largest season that we have ever hosted.”
     A new age division will also be introduced this upcoming season.  The intermediate division will be a new baseball group for ages 11-13 and will be played similar to High School.  Big Barrel bats and lead offs will be a new area for these ages in Little League.  It is designed to prepare players for the next step which will be JV or High School ball. Pridgen says, “The buzz that is surrounding this new division has been tremendous.  We put a few feelers out about the league and we have had many calls about the interest in the 2013 season.  Our league boundaries stretch all throughout Laurens County and the calls have come from just about every corner of the county with interest.”
     Registration will be held at the Little River Park recreation office weekdays from 9am-6pm, Saturdays from 10am-6pm and Sundays from 1-6pm.  Registration requires proof of residence in Laurens County, a birth certificate and the fees.  More information can be had by visiting the office or calling 864-681-7275 or emailing LaurensPRD@yahoo.com