46th Annual Opening Ceremonies - April 1 at 9:00
Attention West Springfield Little League families! Our annual opening day ceremony will be held Saturday April 1 at 9:00 a.m. at Byron Avenue Park on Wrigley Field.
The ceremony will feature opening remarks from our league president, Ron Zabko, remarks from local dignitaries, a ceremonial "first pitch" and our traditional parade of teams and banners. Your son or daughter should dress in their full uniform and join their teammates in the parade! Come help us kickoff the celebration of the 46th season of West Springfield Little League baseball!
If your son or daughter is planning to participate in the Parade of Teams, please plan to arrive at the park between 8:15 and 8:30. so that we can get everyone lined up and organized.
If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Erik Foss at email@example.com.
The Byron Experience
"You always get a special kick on Opening Day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen."
Sign Up for Concession Stand Duty -- Get Your Volunteer Fee Back
There are still many vacancies to work at the concession stand. We need volunteers in order to keep it open.
New LL Bat Regulations Effective for 2018 Season
Be careful before you buy a new bat as LL Baseball is changing bat standards for the 2018 season
WSLL FanWear Store is Open
Check out the WSLL fanwear store. Orders are due no later than March 30. On that date the store will be temporarily closed to process and ship orders. Shortly after that it will reopen.
Check out the new line of apparel.
Glory Days Grill Offers Special Promotions to WSLL
When you dine at any of the Glory Days Northern Virginia locations from March 1 to October 31 they will contribute 10% of your food bill to WSLL. Simply ask your server for a copy of your guest check (not credit card receipt) and drop it in the box marked "Glory Days Grill" at the Concessions Stand at Byron Ave Park.
All Managers, Coaches Umpires, and Volunteers MUST Complete LL Volunteer Form
West Springfield Little League will continue to implement a mandate from Little League Baseball, Inc. that requires all local Little Leagues to conduct background checks on Managers, Coaches, Umpires, Board of Directors members and any other persons, volunteers or hired workers, who provide regular service to the league and/or have repetitive access to, or contact with, players or teams.
Team Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available
WSLL is currently organizing for the upcoming season and is soliciting the business community for sponsors. Sponsor financial support is a necessary and critical element to the successful operation of our league. Click here for information on sponsoring a team or email Rob Harris.
WSLL Board of Directors Needs NEW Members!!
The West Springfield Little League is always in need of new members.
Read the 2017 WSLL Safety Plan
WSLL follows policies and procedures that are recommended by Little League International. WSLL Safety Documents are as follows:
- Read the Safety Plan Plan.
- Read the Safety Briefing - coming soon
If You missed the Annual Meeting and Parent Orientation
During the meeting, the League President Ron Zabko conducted a brief presentation concerning the League's organization, operation and status, results of our parent surveys, projected changes, and answered questions about league operations.
PARENT CONFESSION: I WAS A CHIRPING COACH. NOW, I’M A BRUISED UMPIRE.
Byron Gets a New Face Lift
WSLL, along with grant money from Fairfax County,is currently undertaking a number of capital improvements at Byron and Fenway facillitis. These improvements include new scoreboards on Wrigley and Yankee, the leveling and resodding of grass infields (see the pictures above), and a new backstop and dugouts at Yankee.
Little League University - The New Little League Training Resource Designed Just For You
Little League® Baseball and Softball has launched the online destination of its new training and education platform, Little League University. LittleLeagueU.org is designed to transform the way volunteers, league and district administrators, coaches, and parents experience learning about the Little League program.
WSLL Partners With Positive Coaching Alliance
West Springfield Little League Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we are continuing our partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). This partnership will allow us to combine efforts to further provide support and training for our dedicated coaches.
Keep Informed with Facebook, Twitter and RainedOut.net
Do you use Facebook and/or Twitter?? So does WSLL.
Want to get game cancellations sent to your cell phone or email - subscribe to RainedOut.net
When Your E-Mail Address Changes
If your mail address changes e-mail VP Communications, John Monaco. Provide your name, child's name, playing level(s), old e-mail and new-email.
NOTE: We usually update our email list the immediately after the next season's registration. However, if you wish your name removed please contact me at the address above.
Little League Changing Age Determination Date - Update
Little League ages are changing again. For the 2018 season, players born on or after September 1, 2005 will use August 31st as their league-age determination date. This means that certain players will be the same league-age in 2016 as they were in 2015. Update: Players born between May 1, 2005 and August 31, 2005 will be grandfathered as 12 year olds for the 2018 season. For more information, please see the following release from Little League International.
Read Article and how it will affect you.
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10/11: 2004, 2007, 2012
11/12: 1984, 1986, 2003, 2005
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