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Spring Registration is OPEN (click here for details)

* Please Note: In response to feedback regarding the new Little League age cutoff, we are allowing on a case-by-case basis, players to play down one level if their birthdate is close to the new cutoff.  This ONLY applies to playing down one level in a non-drafted league (MP-7, Coach Pitch and T-Ball).  Our drafted leagues will not allow play ups or play downs.  For example, we may allow a player who is league age 8 to play down in MP-7.  However, we would not allow a player league age 7 to move up to MP8, nor would we allow an 8 year old to move up to Minors, etc.  Please keep in mind that safety is our top concern - if you are contemplating your child playing down, please consider that he may be playing with players much younger.  We will need to discuss this with you to ensure all players are safe.


Please contact your league commissioner with any questions.



2015 Tryouts for Majors, Minors and MP-8 *Times have changed!!!


Tryout times have Changed!!!  (Check whll.org the day of tryouts for further changes.) 



Birth certificates MUST be presented for Minors and Majors players when checking in at tryouts.  A copy is sufficient and WHLL will not keep the copy - just show it to the volunteer working check in.  If you do not have a birth certificate you will be asked to come back at a later time with one.


Tryout Times & Locations

  • Majors (ages 11/12) - Sayers Field (directions)
    • Last names starting with A-H: Sunday, Jan 25, 12P - 2:30P
    • Last names starting with I-Z: Sunday, Jan 25, 2:30 - 5P
  • Minors (ages 9/10 - including Y9) - Bishop Field (directions)
    • Last names starting with A-FSunday, Jan 25, 12P-1:30P
    • Last names starting with G-LSunday, Jan 25, 1:30P - 3P
    • Last names starting with M-RSunday, Jan 25,  3P - 4:30P
    • Last names starting with S-ZSunday, Jan 25, 4:30P – 6P
  • Machine Pitch 8 - Bishop Field (directions)
    • Last names starting with A-H: Saturday, Jan 31, 12P - 2P
    • Last names starting with I-Z: Saturday, Jan 31, 2P - 4P
  • Make up tryouts for Minors and Majors players: Monday, Jan 26, 5:00P - 6:30P (same field as tryouts)
  • Make up tryouts for Machine Pitch 8 players: Monday, Feb 2, 5:30P - 6:30P (same field as tryouts)
  • Tryouts are REQUIRED.  ALL players must tryout.  Please Note! - Even if you made National League last year, you must tryout again this year. 
*To make the tryout wait time more efficient, try to come at some point in your designated time slot for your last name.  If you cannot make that time, show up at the time you can make.  A volunteer will be available to check your player in and give you instructions.


Equipment: Each player needs to bring a glove and cleats.  Helmets and bats are optional (the league will provide one to use if needed).


Tryout Format
  • Players will hit 5-7 balls off pitching machine or live pitcher.
  • Players will run full speed from home to 2nd Base.
  • Players will take 4-5 ground balls and throw to 1st Base.
  • Players will take 3-4 fly balls in outfield. 
Encourage your player to relax and have fun, but do everything at full speed!

Spring 2015 Registration Is OPEN.
Player Registration 

Note that Little League has changed the age determination date for those born after Dec 31, 2005. Western Hills has responded by creating a Y9 Division within Minors for players born May through December 2006. For more details, see "Little League Age Change" and " What We Are Doing To Deal With This Change" in the Western Hills Newsletter.

Register Players Here


Coach and Helper Registration 
All Coaches (Head, Assistant, and Parent Helpers on the Field) are required to submit for a background check to Little League.  Please help keep our league Safe!


If you have any issues with registration, please contact any of our Board Members.

*Your registration is only confirmed after you receive a receipt from PayPal for your credit card charge.  If you receive this email, you are registered properly - please wait for the league to contact you.

Key Dates 
Majors, Minors (League Ages 9-12)
Registration Closes Jan 19
Late Registration Closes Jan 23

Jan 24, Jan 25

Makeup Tryouts

Jan 26

League Drafts Jan 28
Practices Start Feb 1
Games Begin Mar 2
Regular Season Ends May 2
Post Season Tournament May 11 thru May 22
Minors-Y9 (Players Born Between 05/01/06 - 12/31/06)
Registration Closes Jan 19
Late Registration Closes Jan 23

Jan 24, Jan 25

Makeup Tryouts

Jan 26

League Drafts Jan 28
Practices Start Feb 1
Games Begin Mar 2
Regular Season Ends May 2
Post Season Tournament May 11 thru May 22
Machine Pitch-8 (8 year olds)
Registration Closes Jan 26
Late Registration Closes Jan 30
Tryouts Jan 31, Feb 1
Makeup Tryouts Feb 2
League Draft Feb 3
Practices Start Feb 8
Games Begin Mar 7
Season Ends May 7
* Please Note: MP-8 is a drafted league, but only for the sake of helping make teams evenly matched.  ALL players WILL make a team.  We have had some concerns about draft implying extremely competitive.  In fact, the draft in MP-8 is to help make the league more fun for all players.
T-Ball, Coach Pitch, and Machine Pitch-7 (4-7 year olds)
Early Registration Closes Jan 28
Late Registration Closes Feb 2
Teams Formed, Practices Start Feb 15
Games Begin Mar 7
Season Ends May 7
Pony (13-14 year olds)
Early Registration Closes Jan 19
Late Registration Closes Jan 23
Tryouts Jan 24
Practices Start Feb 1

Please see our FAQ for common questions.  Contact your league's commissioner if you still have a question.
If you are looking for girls softball registration, go to Western Hills Girls Softball (www.whgsoftball.org)

2015 WHLL Clinic with Guest UT Coaches

The WHLL Baseball Clinics - with Guest University of Texas Coaches
Western Hills and The University of Texas are teaming up to host a pair of baseball camps at the Cesar Chavez Fields (click for directions) for Western Hills players.
  • 10-12 Year Olds on Saturday, February 7th from 2:00 - 5:00PM (Register HERE!)
  • 7-9 Year Olds on Sunday, February 8th from 2:00 - 5:00PM (FULL)
Coach Garrido will hold a talk with parents at both sessions.
Enrollment for each session is limited to 100 so sign your players up promptly to ensure getting a spot. Currently, camp enrolment can be done while registering for the 2015 Spring Season.
  “Per NCAA rules, this camp is open to any and all entrants and enrollment is only limited based on age, grade level, gender or number restrictions as specified by each camp.  NCAA guidelines prohibit payment of camp expenses (e.g., transportation, camp fees, spending money, etc.) by a representative of the University of Texas’ athletics interest. NCAA rules also prohibit free or reduced camp admission for prospective student-athletes (9th grade and above).”

Western Hills Lightning Policy 2014

October 2, 2014

Western Hills has updated its lightning guidelines and policy.

"If lightning is seen OR thunder is heard, all teams must evacuate to a safe location.  All activities will be immediately suspended for a minimum of 30 minutes. Play may resume if lightning has not been seen and thunder has not been heard for 30 minutes.  Remember, If you hear it, clear it!"

 See the full Western Hills Safety Plan here.

Rainout Hotline: 866-251-8542 
Updated by 4PM on weekdays.
Last Updated 11/08/14 at 11:50 AM