North Jefferson County Little league Welcomes you to Imperial! 

 Registrations are open.  Early bird specials available for 2019 Spring Season..   We look forward to seeing all the players, parents, family and friends for what we hope to be a great 2019 ball season!

We are chartered as North Jefferson County Little League, but we will also be keeping the Imperial Youth Association name as well.  Learn more about Little League here.

We have divisions for everyone.   Players can play ages 3 and up.   Boys and girls.  We are a recreational organization that is chartered through Little League.   Teams INCLUDE  teeball,  machine pitch, coach pitch, baseball and softball.   Some team will  play throughout Jefferson County.   All teeball games and practices are held at Imperial fields.   All practices are held at Imperial.   

Anyone in contact with players will require a background check.  Free to you.  This includes coaches, managers, scorekeepers, any adult or coach that will be present on the field either at games or practices.   

ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE!!

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NEEDING PLAYERS!!!

NEED TEEBALL PLAYERS  AGES 3 AND UP! 

NEED BASEBALL PLAYERS AGES 3 AND UP

NEED SOFTBALL PLAYERS AGES 3 TO 14  

TEAMS ARE FORMING NOW AND SEASON IS ABOUT TO START SOON!!!!  ITS NOT TO LATE TO REGISTER.

 

WORKERS WEEKEND

come on down and help clean up the fields, clean out debris, cut out trees, and get the fields ready for the season !! It is an option on the workers obligation!

March 9 and 10th   9am to ?

 

BOARD MEETING

SUNDAY FEB. 10 AT 1PM AT THE FIELDS!  

 

IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER!!! CONTACT SHERRY 636-212-2070

 

 

NOW HIRING UMPIRES!

Any teenager to adult ages 13 and up who would like a part time job or want to make some money can apply!  No experience required.  No prior playing required.  Paid based on experience and paid per game!  Training and classes start soon.   Training is off and  on fields.  Season starts at end  of April till end of June usually.   Can be one night to 4 nights a week.  Hours are usually 5pm to approx. 8:30pm.  If you have a teenager who wants their own money but not old enough for a job this is the job for them.  Contact Earl Lane 314-713-1444.  

 

2019  LITTLE LEAGUE RULE CHANGES: 

BATS

.  BASEBALL- TEEBALL, MINORS, JR. LEAGUE=  APPROVED TEE BALL BATS MAY ALSO BE USED FOR COACH PITCH/MACHINE PITCH MINOR 

     DIVISIONS  .    

     JR LEAGUE:  BATS MEETING BBCOR PERFORMANCE STANDARD.. 

DEAD BALL AREA 

      ALL DIVISIONS OF BASEBALL OR SOFTBALL 

      DEAD BALL AREA IS THE AREA BEYOND ANY INTENDED PHYSICAL BOUNDARY, SUCH AS A FENCE, ROPE , CHALK LINE, ANY STANDS, 

     BLEACHERS, DUGOUTS, PLAYERS BENCHES, OR DESIGNATED MEDIA AREAS, OR ANY OTHER BOUNDARY LINE AS DETERMINED IN THE 

     PREGAME CONFERENCE.  IF A BALL BECOMES LODGED IN A FENCE, BACKSTOP, UMPIRES EQUIPMENT, OR CATCHERS EQUIPMENT, OR 

     CATCHERS EQUIPMENT, IT IS CONSIDERED TO BE IN  A DEAD BALL AREA. 

Rule 8.01The Pitcher 

     ALL DIVISIONS OF SOFTBALL:    PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON HOW A PITCHER MAY REMOVE HERSELF FROM THE PITCHERS PLATE AFTER THE 

    HANDS HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TOGETHER WHILE IN CONTACT WITH THE PITCHERS PLATE.

     FOR THE PITCHER TO REMOVE HERSELF FROM THE PITCHING POSITION AFTER THE HANDS HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TOGETHER BUT PRIOR TO THE 

     START OF THE PITCH AS NOTED IN 8.01K THE PITCHER MUST LEGALLY STEP BACK FROM THE PITCHERS PLATE WITH THE PIVOT FOOT FIRST. 

PITCHER (BASEBALL/SOFTBALL) PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON WHEN THE PITCHERS HAND MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH THE PITCHERS MOUTH OR LIPS.   

Baseball: Bring the pitching hand in contact with the mouth or lips while in contact with the pitchers plate.  the Pitcher may bring the hand in contact with the mouth or lips while in the 10 ft circle. 

softball:  apply a foreign substance of any kind to the ball, pitching hand, or fingers.  The pitcher may bring the hand in contact with the mouth or lips provided he/she distinctly wipes off the pitching hand before contacting the ball. Under the supervision of the umpire, powder rosin may be used to dry the hands.  Note: A pitcher may use the rosin bag for the purpose of applying rosin to the bare hands.  Neither the pitcher nor any other player shall dust the ball with the rosin bag: neither shall teh pitcher nor any other player be permitted to apply rosin from the bag to their glove or dust any part of the uniform with the rosin bag..  




 

Important Information
Please remember this important information:
  • Alcohol and drugs or dangerous substances are prohibited!
  • Firearms and weapons are prohibited!
  • No pets allowed!
  • No abusive or obscene gestures or language allowed!
  • No outside food and drinks allowed at our fields. This includes all parking areas.
  • No Smoking or Vaping within 25 feet of the dugouts or the concession stand; this includes the concession awnings and doors.
Those failing to abide by the rules will be asked to leave. Coaches are ultimately responsible for the behavior of their players AND those fans present for the team. Teams also risk a forfeit for repeated violations of these rules.

Background checks are required with anyone who will be associated or involved with players or teams.  This includes practices or games.  Must have a background check done.   Background checks are free but will require social security #s.  

WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

Volunteers Needed: The Imperial Youth Association is looking for individuals who would like to join the board of directors. There are many new and exciting things taking place and we need highly motivated individuals to help out. If you would like to help make your child's little league experience better, please contact any of the board members listed above for a list of board meeting dates. We look forward to seeing you there.

Please contact our President, Sherry Lane  636-212-2070

 

UMPIRES:   Any teens to adults... ages 13 to adult to 101.... Any women or men or teens who may want to earn some extra money or just earn money on their own.  Its all a job.  Paid regularly.  Can be paid $20 to $30 a game.   Games usually start at 6:15 and end at 8:15.  Must be able to get there around 5:15-5:30 to set up fields..  Must be able to handle all weather conditions.  Training provided.  Register through Little League.   Its a great job for teens who are not old enough to work a normal job.   No workers permit needed.   If interested contact Earl Lane 314-713-1444.