CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 40: My Site News

Friday, January 1
LLI Age change ruling
In order to dispell rumors and false information, please read and retain the following news release from LLI regarding your childs league age detrermination chart (for Baseball only).  These charts, as well as the waiver process for 2018 is in effect at the present time.
Handout: League Age change ruling

Wednesday, September 30
2018 is set for Changes

1.  The final age determination date will be in full force.  Ask your local league for this seasons age chart.

2.  Bats!

A new regulation will be in effect for all non-wood bats starting January 1, 2018.

All non-wood bats below the NHSF and NCAA level of play will be required to conform.

All non-wood bats, used in the youth sports program, will be required to have a stamp or designation as being

 "USABat" approved.  Additional requirements to follow.

Manufacturer's are scheduled to release the new style bats around November of 2017. 

Please make sure that your purchases during the next two seasons allow for these changes.

 

Have a great Season. 



Saturday, May 2
Northridge City Little League Loses original founder.

George Hall, who has been with this league for most of 50 years, passed away on May 1st, he was 92 years young.  Please review the leqague website for information.

 

R.I.P. 



Saturday, September 13
2016 Changes

Rule and Regulation changes for the 2016 Season.  This will help start our transition into another season.  In the next few months, any addition rule or regulation changes for this season will be forwarded to this site.

Regular Season

1.  Clarification on the 2018 bat rules and requirements.

2.  Change to rule books will include abbreviated operating manual, now referred to as "Operation Policies".

3.  Changes in state law requirements for background checks.

4.  New League Age charts for 2016, 2017, 2018.

5.  Added umpires authority to impose penalties for making a travisty of a game. 

Tournaments

1.  Changed requirements for replacement of player, manager & coaches.

 

All of these changes will be explaned at our District Presidents meetings. 

Keep checking back.

 

Good Luck 


Handout: 2015 Rule and Regulation changes

Monday, August 17
District Staff Opening

For the first time in 13 years, there will be an open position on the District Staff.  WE are sad to see this person leaving, but the position is important enough to keep filled.

Please download and submit to the district administrators email address, when completed. 


Handout: staff application

Friday, December 5
District 40 to offer registration for Boys Softball divisions

Contact us if you or your friends would like to be part of Little Leagues Boys Softball program.  District 40 is concidering formation of a new division of play.

We would be looking at forming Boys Fast Pitch Softball for Major, Senior and Big League divisions of play.

A great opportunity for boys that wish to play in softball.  This is for boys only, females must register and play in the girls softball program.

Please use the contact link to inquire.

If we get enough player interest, we will open online registration.

 

Have a great Christmas Season. 



Tuesday, December 22
2016 District Tournaments

This year, the District has modified how it selects the tournament sites for the current season.  We are proud to announce the chosen sites.

MSMTOC

Baseball

     Minor, Major - Woodland Hills Sunrise Little League*

     Junior's - Granada Hills Little league

Softball

     Minor, Major and Junior Divisions - San Fernando National Little League

All _Stars

Baseball

     9-10, 10-11 and Major Divisions - Sherman Oaks Southern Little League*

     Intermediate - Encino Little League

     Juniors - Northridge City Little League

Softball

     9-10, 10-11, Majors and Juniors - San Fernando National Little League*

Section

     10-11 Baseball - Sherman  Oaks Southern  Little  League 

     10 -11 Softball -  San Fernando National Little  League 

     Intermediate Baseball - Encino Little League


   *The above mentioned MSMTOC & District level of players will be assigned to these "HOME" leagues for a two year period, at which time, the sites and leagues intentions will be re evaluated.  If any of the above levels of play do not have a host league, please feel free to volunteer your complex.

Have a great Season and we all look forward to seeing your teams during this years Tournaments.



Sunday, January 31
2016 Roundtable and DA Seminar



Well, another working weekend has come to a close.

While gathered at one site, with another 120 District Adminstrators from just the Western Region, we were all treated to the new and upcoming chnages to Little League Baseball and Softball.

From a review of and clearing house of district operations and effectiveness, to a new and higly expanded League Finder/ Mapping software enhancement.

Also being rolled out are more usefull tools and downloadable videos for the Little League University website to easier submittals and approvals for each years ASAP manual.

While we will be touching on these items at the next president's meeting, an in depth review will have to wait until March. 



Wednesday, February 3
The most current Concussion information by CDC

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