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League Structure

ELITE BASEBALL LEAGUE STRUCTURE


WHAT SETS EBL APART FROM OTHER LEAGUES?

  • EBL League handles all game scheduling.
  • Teams will never have to worry about cancelations or double booked games.
  • All teams will have a flexible schedule to enter outside tournaments, or play outside competition.
  • Playoffs will consist of a two weekend format.
  • All teams will have a team page on EBL website to promote their program, add team rosters and update game scores and stats.
 
LEAGUE SET-UP:
  • EBL will consist of Division I, Division IA & Division II leagues.
  • Each League will consist of an American and National League.
  • American and National League will consist of East and West Divisions if needed.
  • All teams will be given a chance to request which division they should be in.
  • EBL will determine how teams are placed in each division by reviewing previous records & written requests.
     
2020 REGULAR SEASON:
 
9U-12U DIVISIONS
  • Regular Season: April 4th - May 25th.
  • Eight weekends of regular season.
  • Double-headers on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • We will schedule all teams 7 division double headers and the first 4 division double headers played will count towards playoffs.
  • After all division games are booked, all teams will have a flexible schedule to play as many games as they request.
  • Schedules are put together by EBL; home team is responsible for field.

13U-14U DIVISIONS (14U BBCOR LEAGUE)
  • Regular Season: April 4th - June 15th.
  • Eleven weekends of regular season. 
  • Double-headers on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • We will schedule all teams 9 division double headers and the first 6 division double headers played will count towards playoffs.
  • After all division games are booked, all teams will have a flexible schedule to play as many games as they request.
  • Schedules are put together by EBL; home team is responsible for field.

15U & 17U DIVISION 
  • Regular Season: June 13th - July 12th.
  • Five weekends of regular season.
  • Double-headers on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • All We will schedule all teams 4 division double headers and we will go by winning % for playoffs.
  • After all division games are booked, all teams will have a flexible schedule to play as many games as they request.
  • Schedules are put together by EBL; home team is responsible for field.

2020 PLAYOFF FORMAT:
 
9U-12U DIVISIONS
  • Two weekend format (June 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th) 
  • Gold Bracket (Top 12 Teams) & Silver Bracket (All Remaining Teams)
  • Weekend #1: Double headers on Saturday & Sunday by seeding.
  • Weekend #2: Top 6 teams will advance and compete in single elimination format followed by Championship Game on Sunday June 9th.
  • All teams that are eliminated during the first weekend of the playoffs will have the option to play double headers the following weekend. 
     
13U-14U DIVISIONS
  • Two weekend format (June 27th, 28th, July 11th & 12th) 
  • Gold Bracket (Top 12 Teams) & Silver Bracket (All Remaining Teams)
  • Weekend #1: Double Headers on Saturday & Sunday by seedings.
  • Weekend #2: Top 6 teams will advance and compete in single elimination format followed by Championship Game on Sunday July 12th.
  • All teams that are eliminated during the first weekend of the playoffs will have the option to play double headers the following weekend. 

15U & 17U DIVISION 
  • Two weekend format (July 18th, 19th, 25th & 26th) 
  • Gold Bracket (Top 12 Teams) & Silver Bracket (All Remaining Teams)
  • Weekend #1: Double Headers on Saturday & Sunday by seedings.
  • Weekend #2: Top 6 teams will advance and compete in single elimination format followed by Championship Game on Sunday July 26th.
  • All teams that are eliminated during the first weekend of the playoffs will have the option to play double headers the following weekend. 
     
PLAYOFF SYSTEM:
  • Tie Breaker system for Seedings: Division Record, runs allowed, runs scored based off of all division games. Last tie breaker will be runs allowed, runs scored in your last division double header.
  • All playoff games must be completed. If any playoff game is canceled due to weather or darkness, this game must be continued from the exact spot from when it was called.