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Friday, April 8
Opening Day Mini Parade and Ceremony

APLL will host our Opening Day on Saturday, April 9th. All players should be at the Complex no later than 9:30am so that the teams can be lined up for the parade kick-off at 10:00am. Teams will line up on Field 3 with their manager, rostered coaches and official team parent.  All parents and spectators should gather around Field 2 for the ceremony.

Our new gravel parking area behind Fields 2 and 3 will be available to reduce on-street parking.  Please be aware that there are several no-parking zones on De Laura Lane and vehicles will be ticketed/towed if found to be in violation.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, a message will be sent via the RainedOut system with updates -- so make sure that you have signed up for this service!



Friday, April 1
Field Maintenance Day Postponed

Due to the impending rain tonight and tomorrow morning, the Field Maintenance Day scheduled for Saturday, April 2nd from 10am to noon has been moved to Sunday, April 3rd from 1pm to 3pm.

Thanks in advance to everyone who can stop by and help us prepare for Opening Day!



Saturday, March 5
APLL Spring Season 2016 Tryouts

Tryouts for children ages 7 and above will take place Saturday and Sunday, March 12th and 13th.
The schedule is below in the event that you misplaced yours from our registration sessions:

Handout: 2016 Tryout Schedule

Friday, March 4
Knock Off the Rust Clinic - POSTPONED

Due to chilly temperatures and field conditions, the Knock Off the Rust Clinic previously scheduled for Saturday, March 5th has been postponed to Saturday, March 19th.

 Hope to see you then! 



3-D Ball
Monday, January 4
APLL Spring Season 2016 Registration




Registration for the APLL Spring Season will take place at Witchduck Bingo Hall (located at 660 N Witchduck Road in Virginia Beach):
Saturday, January 30th = Noon to 4pm
(Save HALF off the Registration Fee per player when you register on January 30th!)
Saturday, February 6th = Noon to 3pm
Saturday, February 20th = Noon to 3pm

All returning players must be registered by February 20th by 3pm.
 
ALL players should bring their birth certificate and 3 proof of residency documents to sign up. For more information regarding acceptable proof of residency documents please see the handout link below.

Registration Fees for the 2016 Spring Season are:
League Age* 4 through 6 = $50 plus mandatory fundraiser
League Age* 7 through 10 = $70 plus mandatory fundraiser
League Age* 11 through 12 = $80 plus mandatory fundraiser
League Age* 13 through 18 = $90 plus mandatory fundraiser
All Challengers = free registration - must do mandatory fundraiser
Family Cap = $200 (Applies only to registration fees - not to fundraisers)
 
*League Age is defined by Little League International per the calculator here.  Please note that the APLL Board of Directors shall decide the age-cutoffs within each 2016 Baseball/Softball Division.
 
We accept cash, checks, and credit/debit cards!

All players registering for the APLL spring season must commit to a mandatory fundraiser at the time of registration.
 
Fundraiser choices for 2016 are:
World's Finest Chocolate (pay $60 at registration, sell the candy bars and keep the proceeds)
  Merchandise Sales (minimum sale of 5 items per player - payment must be submitted with orders)
Cash Buyout ($35)
 Please noted that fundraiser items may be limited -- and individuals registering at later sessions may not have all the selections to choose from. 

APLL Registration Fee Scholarships are available - applications will be available during our registration sessions.

Opening Day for the APLL Spring Season is currently planned for Saturday, April 9th. Closing Day is currently planned for Saturday, June 18th.

Handout: Proof of Residency Documents

Monday, August 10
APLL 2015 Fall Ball Registration

Fall Ball Registration for 2015 will take place at Witchduck Hall (660 N Witchduck Road) on:

Saturday, August 22nd from 11am to 1pm

Saturday, August 29th from 11am to 1pm

Registration fees are $25 for children league age 4 to 8, $40 for children league age 9 and up.

APLL accepts cash, checks and most major credit cards for registration fees.

The Fall Ball season will run from September 19th to November 7th.

 



Sunday, August 30
APLL 2015 Fall Ball Late Registration Process

Although our official registration sessions have ended, limited spaces are available in select divisions. If you are interested in signing up your player for the Fall Ball season, please email our Player Agent with the information listed below.
Player’s name
Player’s date of birth
Player’s gender
Player’s address
Parent’s name
Primary phone number
 
All requests must be sent to: cmianulli@cox.net.
Requests will be taken in the order that they are received at this email address. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. No special requests can be accepted.
 
If there is space for your child, you will receive an acknowledgement email advising that your request has been accepted, with the date and time to meet with the Player Agent to complete your registration. Failure to attend this meeting will result in moving your request to the back of the line and your child may lose their chance to play.


Thursday, May 28
APLL All Star Team Tryouts

All Star teams, consisting of players of league ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-16 for both baseball and softball*, will be selected from among the regular season players to represent APLL in the Little League All Star Tournaments.

Selection as an All Star player is an honor, providing the opportunity to represent APLL and play at a higher level against top competition from around the Hampton Roads area and potentially beyond. Alongside the honor and recognition of All Star selection, comes significant commitment and responsibility, which extend to both player and family. Regular attendance at practices and games is mandatory. Players interested in being considered for an All Star team must attend the appropriate tryout session listed below. A parent must complete and return the Commitment form available at the session on May 31st for their child to be considered for placement on an All Star Team. Failure to attend tryouts and/or return the form will remove your child for consideration for the All Star Team.

May 31 – Tryout Sessions – At the APLL Complex:

Baseball:

League Age 7/8 – Field 5 – 1pm

League Age 9/10 – Field 1 – 2pm

League Age 11/12 – Field 1 – 3pm

League Age 13-16 – Field 3 – 4pm

Softball:

League Age 7/8 – Field 5 – 3pm

League Age 9/10 – Field 1 – 2pm

League Age 11/12 – Field 1 – 1pm

League Age 13-16 – Field 3 – 3pm

 

*Although APLL plans to coordinate teams for all divisions, we are required to have a minimum number of available and eligible players to enter teams in the tournaments. Should we find that specific teams cannot be fielded, this information will be provided following the tryout sessions.



Monday, March 2
APLL Tryout Schedule

Tryouts for Saturday, March 14th WILL run as scheduled at the APLL Complex at 595 De Laura Lane.  See you there!  Softball Players who are league age 9 OR league age 13-16 should not attend tryouts.

 

Tryouts for Registered Players ages 9 to 16 will be conducted on March 14th and 15th.  Please see the handout for session details.  Players must check in with the Player Agent prior to proceeding to the designated field. 


Handout: 2015 Tryout Schedule

Monday, March 3
General Meeting on March 3rd - CANCELLED

Due to the wintery weather - the General Membership meeting scheduled for this evening, March 3, 2014, has been cancelled.  The next General Membership meeting will be held on April 7, 2014 at 6:30pm at Witchduck Hall.

APLL hopes all our families stay safe during this winter storm!



Thursday, April 3
Opening Day at APLL Is Almost Here!

Opening Day this year will be Saturday, April 5th. All players should be at the complex no later than 9:30am so that the teams can be lined up for the parade kick-off at 10:00am. In case of rain on Saturday, messages will be sent via the RainedOut system to all subscribers. Opening Day at APLL is a long-standing tradition that includes the annual parade of teams and the traditional Opening Day Ceremony, followed by the playing of the first games of the year! Hope to see you there!


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Monday, March 10
APLL 2014 Late Registration Process

Although our official registration sessions have ended, limited spaces are available in select divisions. If you are interested in signing up your player for a division that has openings, please follow the process outlined below. For closed divisions, you may have your child placed on a wait list in the event a vacancy becomes available on a team after our season begins. 

Current Openings By Division (as of 3/21/2014):

Softball (based on player’s age as of December 31, 2013)

Minor Softball (league ages 7-9) = closed/wait list 

Major Softball (league ages 10-12) = closed/wait list

Junior/Senior Softball (league ages 13-16) - closed/wait list 

Baseball (based on player’s age as of April 30, 2014)

Tee Ball Baseball (league ages 4-6) = closed/wait list 

Minor B Baseball (league ages 7-8) = closed/wait list 

Minor A Baseball (league ages 9-10) = closed/wait list 

Major Baseball (league ages 11-12) = closed/wait list 

 Senior Baseball (league ages 13-16) = closed/wait list

Process for Late Registration/Addition to Wait List:

Parents interested in registering a player in an open division or having their child’s name added to the wait list for closed divisions must send an email with the following to the appropriate email address below.

Player’s name

Player’s date of birth

Player’s league age

Player’s gender

Player’s address

Parent’s name

Primary phone number

All requests must be sent to: cmianulli@cox.net. 

Requests will be taken in the order that they are received at this email address. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. No special requests can be accepted.

If there is space for your child, you will receive an acknowledgement email advising that your request has been accepted, with the date and time to meet with the Player Agent at the APLL Complex to complete your registration. Failure to attend this meeting will result in moving your request to the back of the line and your child may lose their chance to play.

Late Registration Costs:

All players registering for the APLL Spring season must commit to a fundraiser at the time of registration.  At this point we are no longer offering candy or Joe Corbi's Pizza.  All late registrations will only have the option of the cash buyout of $35. These costs are in addition to the registration fees listed below:

League ages 4-8:

Registration fee of $50 + Fundraiser of $35

League ages 9-10:

Registration fee of $60 + Fundraiser of $35

League ages 11-12:

Registration fee of $70 + Fundraiser of $35

League ages 13-16 (Junior/Senior Divisions):

Registration fee of $80 + Fundraiser of $35

 

The FAMILY CAP of $180 applies only to APLL Registration Fees.

For late registration, APLL accepts cash (exact change) and checks. Checks should be made out to APLL.



Tuesday, March 3
APLL Knock Off the Rust Clinic Rescheduled

Due to the recent adverse weather, our fields have been impacted and will take time to recover.
 
As such, the Knock Off the Rust clinic originally scheduled for March 7, 2015 has been postponed to March 21, 2015.
 
The clinic will run from 1pm to 3pm on the 21st.
 
We apologize for any inconvenience this may create.  If you have questions, please contact Brian Miller at maczilla70@verizon.net.