Where the whole family can play!
Kalamunda Rangers offer teams in Machine Pitch (Ages 7-10), Little League (Ages 9-12), Intermediate League (Ages 11-13), Junior League (Ages 12-14), Senior League (Ages 13-16), and our Adult grades, including a Women’s team (ages 16+). The availability and number of teams offered in each competition depends on registration numbers. Ages are calculated as at 31 August following the completion of the current summer season. Training is at Maida Vale Reserve and games are played in a home-and-away fixture throughout the Perth metropolitan area. Juniors participate in the Southern Hills Little League Charter competitions and Adult grades in the competitions and divisions offered by Baseball WA.
In addition to the regular competition, all players have the opportunity to try out for representative teams to participate in additional competitions offered by Little League WA or Baseball WA.
In addition to supporting your team by attending training and games and helping with the general setup/packup required, additional duties may be required. Parent/player help is vital to enable all our teams and our Club to to run efficiently and sharing the load helps everyone. Help throughout the season includes, but not limited to, Coach, Team Manager, Scorer, Umpires, Base Coaches as well as assisting in the Canteen or at the Bar (Adult games/training only) at Home Games.
MACHINE PITCH - Machine Pitch is a great introduction for younger players to the sport of baseball and softball with players hitting a moving ball, and the Catcher takes on the more traditional role on the diamond. Games are played on a Friday night within the Southern Hills Charter competition and players who are 7, 8, 9 or 10 years are able to register for Machine Pitch. Players who have never played baseball or softball before, and qualify for both Machine Pitch and Little League, are encouraged to play Machine Pitch before moving onto the next level. As the age groups for Machine Pitch and Teeball overlap in our club, players are permitted to participate in both and are strongly encouraged to do so to gain more game experience. Players also have the opportunity to try out for the Club team attending the Little League WA State Championships competition held over the Easter long weekend.
LITTLE LEAGUE - Little League is the next step up from Machine Pitch is the first competitive League for players where the Pitcher takes on a traditional role, although the game still has some modified rules to help players learn the game. In Little . It is not necessary for players to have played Teeball, Rookieball or Machine Pitch to play Little League Baseball, as the rules of Little League are still modified from those of full Baseball but adds a few more elements to the game Games are played on a Monday night within the Southern Hills Charter competition, currently made up of teams from Kelmscott, Roleystone, Gosnells and Byford. As the age groups for Little League, Machine Pitch and Teeball overlap in our club, players are permitted to participate in more than one competition, and are strongly encouraged to do so, to gain more game experience.
JUNIOR LEAGUE - Intermediate League and Junior League games introduce the full rules of baseball and are played on a slightly larger diamond. Games are 1½ hours long and are played at 1:30 pm on a Saturday afternoon and players are required to train for two afternoons through the week for approximately 1½ - 2 hours.
SENIOR LEAGUE - The final level offered by Kalamunda Rangers in the junior competitions, Senior League games play on a full-sized baseball diamond. Games are 1½ hours long and are played at 1:30 pm on a Saturday afternoon and players are required to train for two afternoons through the week for approximately 1½ - 2 hours.