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Little League Pledge

"I trust in God, I Love my Country and will respect it's Laws. I Will Play Fair and Strive to Win. But Win or Lose I Will Always Do My Best!"

Little League Parent/Volunteer Pledge

"I will teach children to play and do their best. I will positively support all managers, coaches and players. I will respect decision of the umpires.

I will Praise good effort, no matter the outcome of the games"

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REGISTER ONLINE NOW

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR BOTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL

Why hassle with the lines at the High School on the only single day open registration on February 6th, when you can register from the comforts of your  home! Why wait until late January/early February, when you can register today! The early you register on a payment plan the longer your plan will be spread out. For example if you register for a plan in December it will be a 5 month plan, register in January it becomes a 4 month plan, February a 3 month, March a 2 month and April is full payment only.

Simply follow the link below that best suits your needs. Payment in Full or Payment Plan. That’s right Payment Plan! To help the burden of easing the cost for you! Make sure you complete both pages of the form.

Softball players must reside in Harper Woods, Eastpointe or Detroit  to register online. All other softball players must sign up in their home city. ALSO WHEN SIGNING ONLINE FOR SOFTBALL JUST SELECT SOFTBALL AS YOUR CHOICE. DO NOT WORRY ABOUT PLAYERS AGE AND LEAGUE. THEY WILL ASSIGNED ACCORDINGLY.

Have on hand your 3 proofs of residency (dated between February 1st 2015 and  February 1st 2016) and a copy of player’s birth certificate. Either in PDF form or an image on your computer.

Which all can be easily attached to the registration form.

 

REG-PLAN REG-PAYFULL

 

BASEBALL TRYOUTS AND EVALUATIONS ARE SET

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Times and dates have been set for the 2016 season Baseball Tryouts and Evaluations. Being held at the Harper Woods High School Gym.They are as follows:

 

Saturday March 5th

8:30am – 7 year old evaluations

10:00am – 11/12 year olds tryouts

12:30pm – 9/10 year old tryouts

 

Saturday March 12th

8:30am – 8 year old evaluations

10:00am – 11/12 year olds tryouts

12:30pm – 9/10 year old tryouts

In order to be Major League eligible player must attend at least 1 tryout!

2016 SOFTBALL TRYOUTS

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Saturday March 12th 9am,9-10 year olds, with 11-12 year olds following at 11am – Grosse Pointe South Gym

Saturday March 18th  noon, 9-10 year olds, with 11-12 year olds following at 2pm – Grosse Pointe North Gym

To be eligible for majors you must attend at least 1 tryout. Bring Bat, Glove, Batting helmet and tennis shoes.

PROOFS OF RESIDENCY NEEDED

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Please make sure you bring 3 of the above proofs of residency to Open Registration. Open registration will be on Saturday February 6th at the Harper Woods High School Commons Area. Also a copy of player’s Birth Certificate will be needed.

Little League Baseball® Age Determination Date to Move to August 31 for the 2018 Season

Over the past couple of years, there has been a lot of discussion about the Little League Baseball® Age Determination Date. This is an important topic to everyone involved in Little League, and Little League has sought input from volunteers, parents, and coaches that has helped guide District Administrators and the Little League International Board of Directors to ultimately change the Age Determination Date for all divisions of Little League Baseball and the Little League Challenger Division® to August 31.

Why the change?

In 2011, Little League conducted very detailed participation research. As a result of that research, we learned that parents, players, and volunteers wanted to see Little League become, as a whole, a younger program, and give children an easier way to play Little League with their classmates. Since the research concluded, Little League revamped its Tee Ball program, established a Coach Pitch Program, and changed its residency requirements to allow children to play in the league where their school is located. Adjusting the Age Determination Date will help us achieve the goal of making Little League younger. And, making the date August 31, the same that many schools in many states use for student registration, allows Little Leaguers to play with their classmates. This change will make the Little League Baseball Division, also known as the Major Division, truly a 12 and under program – ensuring that no child playing in the Little League/Major Division will turn 13 years old at any point during their final season in that division. The same will be true with the upper age limit at all teenage divisions of Little League Baseball.

What’s the difference?

In 2014, Little League District Administrators initially voted to move the age determination date from April 30 to December 31, effective with the 2018 season. That was amended by District Administrators and the Little League International Board of Directors in August 2015, moving the date from December 31 to August 31.

For players born on or before August 31, 2005: The new age determination date of August 31 will be effective starting with the 2018 Little League Baseball Season. For the 2016 and 2017 seasons, these players will use the April 30 age determination date.

For players born on or after September 1, 2005: The new age determination date will be effective immediately, starting with the 2016 season. This was the implementation used for the 2015 season, with players turning 4 to 9 years old during the 2015 calendar year to use the December 31 age determination date. That implementation remains in place, except instead of using December 31, you will use August 31.

What’s the impact of this new change to my child?

If your child was born between January 1 and April 30, there has been no impact in any of the Age Determination Date changes. If your child was born between May 1 and August 31, there is no change from the previous age change and implementation. If your child was born between September 1 and December 31, he or she essentially reverts back to where they were from a League Age standpoint prior to the 2015 season, and, like those born between January 1 and April 30, there is no impact on them.“After announcing the new age determination date for our baseball divisions in 2014, we have received important feedback from many volunteers and parents,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO. “We continue to work with all our volunteers and our International Board of Directors toward the goal of making the Little League Baseball Division truly a 12 and under program, while also mitigating the impact to those currently participating in the Little League program.”

 

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