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Martinez-Evans Baseball & Softball

GENERAL FAQ

How do I stay up to date on important information from MELL?
- Register on our website and make sure you are subscribed to our emails. 
- Follow us on Facebook & Instagram. 


How do I get in touch with someone at MELL to ask questions?
If your question is not answered below, please email [email protected] or send us a message through Instagram or Facebook. 

How do I learn about the Little League rules?
For local rules, please click HERE. For all of Little League rules, you can download the LL Rulebooks App for $1.99. The app does update with any changes each year.


Where are games/practices held?

We currently practice/play at three different locations. 

  • Crawford Creek Park- 1475 Collins Drive Martinez, GA

  • Kelley Park- 3683 Riverwatch Parkway Martinez, GA

  • Liberty Park- 1040 Newmantown Road Grovetown GA (practice only)

REGISTRATION FAQ

When does registration open? 
- Spring registration normally opens in December and closes in March.
-Fall registration normally opens in July and closes in August. 


What does the registration fee cover?
The registration fee helps cover the cost of the fields, equipment, uniforms, umpires and other expenses that comes with running the league. The registration fees only cover part of the league's operating costs and are supplemented by sponsorships. 


What age players can participate?
Please refer to our League Age Chart to determine if your child is eligible to play.  We follow the Little League age charts. Each fall, we move to the next year's age chart so your child's age may be different than your child's league age. 

 
How do I register my child to play with MELL?
To register, click on the registration button available on our homepage during open registration. This will walk you through the registration process. You will only see this button when registration is open. 



I don't live in Columbia County. Can my child still play for MELL?
Our official Little League boundary is all of Columbia County. If you physically reside in Columbia County OR your child attends school in Columbia County, you are fully eligible to play for MELL. If you reside outside of Columbia County, we do encourage you to play for the Little League charter that you are assigned to.  In the case that you have a reason why it would be more convenient for you to play for MELL and/or don't have a charter that covers your area, we can help you with the information that you need to complete a waiver to be able to play for MELL.  Out of Bounds players are not guaranteed to be approved to play All-Stars.



What is MELL's refund policy?
Please view our refund policy HERE. 


What is the cost to participate?
To determine the cost, you will need to view the registration page, which is available during open registration.  Registration fees are assessed by league age, not division.  The costs are subject to change each season due to the rising cost of insurance, uniforms, field Maintenace, and our continued investment in our facilities. 


I have registered my child but I'm not sure what to do next?
Wee-Ball & Tee-Ball- You can expect a call or email from your child's Team Manager after teams are made. 

League Age 6 & Up- After registration closes, you will receive an email about evaluations. All players League Age 6 & above are required to attend evaluations. After evaluations are complete, drafts are held and then teams are formed. Once teams are formed, your child's Team Manager will contact you.  


Can my player be on the same team as his/her friends?
For Wee-Ball & Tee-Ball, we make every attempt to honor requests for friends to be placed on teams together. All requests need to be submitted on the registration forms or emailed to [email protected] 
Requests made after registration closes cannot be guaranteed since teams will already be in the process of being forms. 

For all other divisions, "teammate" requests are not allowed. 



Who is required to attend player evaluations?
Every child League Age 6 & above are required to attend evaluations. This includes all coaches' children. 


Is there a discount when registering more than one child?
Yes, there is a discount for registering more than one child. The system will automatically generate the discount for you. 


What is the purpose of player evaluations?
The purpose of the player evaluations is to ensure that all players are playing in the appropriate division according to their skill level and to ensure that teams are balanced in terms of playing ability. The evaluations help the coaches fairly evaluate players across a number of determined skills including catching, throwing & hitting. The upper divisions also evaluate pitching & catching. 


Does everyone make a team?
Yes, every player will be assigned to a team. 


What am I responsible for buying for my child to play?
You are responsible for providing your child a batting helmet, approved bat, glove, baseball pants, socks, belt & cleats.  Once your child has been assigned to a team, the Team Manager will let you know what color pants, socks, and belt to purchase. 




















SEASON FAQ

What seasons of play are offered and when do seasons begin/end?
-Spring season normally begins in March and ends in May. 
-Fall season normally begins in August and ends in November. 


How long do games usually last?
-T-Ball is 1 hour
-JRMP & Rookie will play 1 hr. 15 min.
-All other divisions play for 1.5 hours or 6 innings, with the exceptions of play offs.


Are scores kept at games? 
Wee-Ball & Tee-Ball do not keep scores. All other divisions do keep scores.

 
When does the schedule for the season come out?
This is a commonly asked questions and unfortunately, it's a hard one to answer. Our schedules aren't finalized until after teams/registration are closed. The schedule is dependent on the number of teams that we have and field availability. 


When are games/practices?
Our games/practices are no set on certain days of the week. For wee-ball & Tee-ball, you can expect to be at the field 2 days per week. The older divisions, you can expect 2-3 days per week.  Practices are set by the Team manager and are dependent upon his/her personal availability & field availability. 




WEATHER FAQ

How will I know if a game is rained out?
As soon as games or practices have been cancelled, notifications will go out via email AND will be put out on social media. 

Will rained-out games be rescheduled?
In the event that a game is postponed, MELL will reschedule the game for the first Wednesday following the cancellation/postponement. In the event that a time slot is not available on the following Wednesday, the game will be rescheduled for play on either Saturday or Sunday of the same week.

Every attempt will be made to play the make-up game within the same week to ensure sufficient field availability in the event additional games are postponed prior to the conclusion of the regular season.


What happens if it starts raining during a game?
Generally, games are not stopped because of light rain. However, heavy rain and/or unsafe conditions will require the game to be stopped. 



Martinez-Evans Little League

PO Box 204935 
Martinez, Georgia 30917
Email : [email protected]
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