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About Central Amherst Travel Teams

In addition to offering an outstanding house league experience for its players, Central Amherst Little League sponsors travel teams at the 8U level and up. Players are encouraged to try out at the youngest age level they are eligible to play at. 

There is an extra cost to participate on Central Amherst Travel Teams.

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2020 TRAVEL TEAM TRYOUT DATES

 

14U Team (Kids born between 5/1/05 and 4/30/06)

Tryout Date: Saturday, August 17, 10:00 am (Amherst HS Varsity Diamond, Westmoreland Road)

Coach contact: 
 
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13U Team (Kids born between 5/1/06 and 4/30/07)
Coach contact:
 
Tryout Date 1: Saturday, August 17, 10:00 am (Central Amherst Majors Diamond) RAINED OUT AND RESCHEDULED FOR 8/21
Tryout Date 1: Monday, August 19, 6:30 pm (Amherst HS Varsity Diamond, Westmoreland Road)
Tryout Date 2: Wednesday, August 21, 6:30 pm (Central Amherst Majors Diamond)
 
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12U Team (Kids born between 5/1/07 and 4/30/08)
Coach contact: 
 
Tryout Date 1: Monday, August 19, 6:00 pm (Central Amherst AAA Diamond)
Tryout Date 2: Wednesday, August 21, 6:00 pm (Central Amherst Majors Diamond)
 
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11U Team (Kids born between 5/1/08 and 4/30/09)
Coach contact: 
 
Tryout Date 1: Tuesday, August 20, 6:00 pm (Central Amherst Majors Diamond)
Tryout Date 2: Saturday, August 24, 9:00 am (Central Amherst Majors Diamond)
 
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10U Team (Kids born between 5/1/09 and 4/30/10)
Coach contact:
 
Tryout Date: Friday, August 9, 7:00 pm (Central Amherst Majors Diamond)
 
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9U Team (Kids born between 5/1/10 and 4/30/11)
Coach contact:
 
Tryout Date 1: Thursday, August 22, 5:45 pm (Central Amherst AAA Diamond)
Tryout Date 2: Monday, August 26, 7:00 pm (Central Amherst AAA Diamond)
 

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8U Team (Kids born between 5/1/11 and 4/30/12)
Coach contact:
 
Tryout Date 1: Tuesday, August 27, 5:45 pm (AA Jr Diamond)
Tryout Date 2: Wednesday, August 28, 5:45 pm (AA Jr Diamond)

 

***PLEASE NOTE***

• These travel teams will participate in spring/summer travel league games and summer tournaments as well as offseason workouts.

• A second team may be added at an age level if sufficient interest/assistance exists.

• These are open tryouts for players and families who want to be part of a program that stresses teamwork, family, sportsmanship, and fundamentals. Please bring your gear (mitt, cleats, etc.) and a positive attitude to the tryout.

• These are competitive teams with limited rosters and not every player who tries out will be selected for a team. Players will be selected by the coaches based upon their play during the most recent season, the tryout, and the player’s ability to be a good teammate. 

• Playing time and positions for these travel teams are at the sole discretion of the coaches.

• 2020 travel players (8U-12U) must be registered for and play in Central Amherst's 2020 house league.

• There is an additional cost beyond house league fees to participate on travel teams.

• Players should attend only one tryout date. If your child would like to try out for the team, but cannot make either of the dates listed above, please contact the appropriate coach in order to make other arrangements.

 

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REGARDING WILLIAMSPORT "ALL STAR" TEAMS:
 
Our Williamsport Qualifier Tournament "All Star" teams (which require a separate tryout, as mandated by Little League) participate in the Little League District Tournament that leads to Sectional/State Tournaments at younger age levels and Regional/International Tournaments at the 12-year-old level. The International Tournament for 12-year-olds is held in Williamsport, PA.
 

• Central Amherst's travel teams are separate and distinct from our Williamsport "All Star" teams. Tryouts for the Williamsport "All Star" teams are held prior to the Little League District Tournament in June. Selection to the travel team does not guarantee selection to the Williamsport "All Star" team and vice versaWilliamsport "All Star" team schedules take priority over travel team schedules. If our Williamsport "All Star" teams advance, please be aware that travel team scheduling may be affected. In addition, please note that our travel teams comply with the standard April 30 birthdate cutoff, while Williamsport "All Star" teams comply with the birthdate cutoffs and age ranges established by Little League.