Answers to All Your Inquiries
Q: When does CTWL take place?
The main CTWL season begins games with preseason-inspired Spring Training games for the first two weeks of May, which is then immediately followed by the regular season. The regular season consists of 20 games - 10 2-game series played as doubleheaders - from mid-May to early August, where the postseason crowns the best of the best. Games are generally are held during the mid-late afternoon, and are played primarily on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays.
The league also offers an open Winter Developmental League from December-January to allow for players from across New England to get game reps during the offseason. Games are played there on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons, with 1-2 games per week.
Q: Who can participate in the CTWL?
The CTWL is open to all boys 15-23 years old who live in the state of Connecticut. Players must be within the required age range as of May 1st of the year that player is participating in. Once a player turns 24 years old at anytime he can no longer participate in the CTWL.
Q: What style of play is used in the CTWL?
The main Pro Series format of the CTWL plays New England-style fastpitch WIFFLE ball, which includes no speed limit, big barrel bats with limited modifications, no baserunning, and the encouragement of scuffed and/or knifed WIFFLE balls.
Q: What is the cost of playing in the CTWL?
The CTWL charges a small fee to supply teams with uniforms and to offset league expenses. Additional charges may be levied by each team/franchise for additional needs.