Buckingham Little League: Welcome

Dick's Sporting Goods Official Sponsor of Buckingham Little League

Welcome to Buckingham Little League 

***Established in 1961***
Over 50 years of quality baseball BLL is a chartered affiliate of Little League Baseball, Inc. Located in Florida’s District 9 of the Little League Southern Region. Buckingham was formerly known as Tice/East Fort Myers Little League, until 1996 when they relocated and re-chartered as Buckingham Little League.  


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Friday, November 15
2015 Spring Season Registration NOW OPEN

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**Click to Register**

The 2015 Spring Season Registration is now OPEN. 

TBALL - Ages 4-5

Machine Pitch - Ages 6-7

Modified Minors - Ages 7-8

Minors - Ages 9-10

Majors-50/70 - Ages 11-13

Seniors - Ages 13-16

 Buckingham Little League 2015 Spring Baseball!!!

 

Spring registration runs from November 22nd through January 10th. Cost for the spring season is $120. There is an early bird discount of $10 off for those signed up before December 6th and a $5 discount for additional siblings.

Online signups are 24/7 until January 10th

In person signups are January 3rd & 10th from 10am until noon at the field.

Mandatory evaluations will be January 12-13 and 15-16 for players league age 8 and over. Practices will begin the week of January 19th.

Opening day will be February 21st. Closing day for Tee ball and Machine Pitch will be May 16th. May 16th will be the start of our in house tournaments for all other divisions.

How the evaluations work: Players will be given the specific dates in which to report to the fields to be evaluated. Coaches in each division will evaluate and select players in a draft format on January 17th. Siblings will be placed on teams together if they are in the same division. No other players are guaranteed to be placed with a specific coach or player, NO EXCEPTIONS. After teams are selected, coaches will attempt to notify players on Sunday January 18th.

Anyone interested volunteering to coach please contact me at paul.pa.bll@gmail.com. We have a coaches clinic set up that you would need to attend.  

Click on the green baseball diamond to begin registration process. If you played in the league in 2014 you will already have an account. Sign in and follow prompts. If you are new to the league you will need to open a new account with the league. You should receive an email after you register. If not, you may not have completed the registration. You will get an email from the league the first week of January about the evaluation schedules.



Thursday, December 4
Challenger Baseball!!!

What is the Little League Challenger Division®? The Little League Challenger Division is Little League’s adaptive baseball programs for boys and girls with physical and developmental challenges.

Who can participate in the Little League Challenger Division? Any boy or girl ages 4-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in a school program, with a physical or developmental challenge may participate. If a child can participate in the traditional Little League Baseball or Softball program with reasonable accommodations they should do so.

Is there a cost to participate in the Challenger Division? Each local Challenger Division sets its own policy with respect to registration fees. No player may be denied the opportunity to participate based on the inability to pay a registration fee. Typical registration fees range from $0 - $100 per player..

What rules are followed during a Challenger Division game? Flexibility an to participate in the Challenger Division? Each local Challenger Division sets its own policy with respect to registration fees. No player may be denied the opportunity to participate based on the inability to pay a registration fee. Typical registrbility are key during ad adaptaChallenger games. Little League provides all chartered teams with a rulebook that includes a best practices guide to operating a Challenger Division Game. Typically games are 1-2 innings long and last about an hour. All players play defensively and bat every inning.

What are “buddies” and what role do they have in the Challenger Division? Buddies are individuals who assist Challenger athletes in the areas of batting, base running and defense, but only as needed. Often buddies are peer athletes who are participating in the Little League Baseball or Softball program.

What type of field are Challenger Games played on? Challenger games may be played on a traditional or synthetic baseball or softball field. Little League encourages the use of traditional fields for the Challenger Division so that participants can enjoy playing on the same type of field as their peers.

 Please contact Debbie Hopple for more information

239-462-8825

debbiehopple@embarqmail.com 



Sunday, December 8
Little League Intl Announces Boundary Rule Changes for Schools

Little League Intl announces a change to the current boundary line rule:  Effective for the 2014 spring season players that attend a school within the boundary of a local little league are now permitted to participate in that league.  Players must provide proof of school attendance (report card with the address) to register.   

Buckingham Little League has several schools within it's boundary that will now allow many players to participate within our league that currently reside outside of our boundary lines. 

Our boundary lines consist of the following areas

Residences or Schools:  East of Interstate 75, North of Daniels Pkwy, West of Gunnery Road and South of Palm Beach Blvd up to Rt 31. 

Areas West of Rt 31 and East of Interstate 75 up to Charlotte County line. (slight deviations are made around the Buckingham/Cemetary Road area.  Please email us at buckinghamlittleleague@gmail.com for exact address verification.

 



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