FLORIDA DISTRICT 1 LITTLE LEAGUE: Welcome

Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Sun 2/11 Home Plate Presidents Meeting 2:30 PM Freeport Little League

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Wednesday, November 15
2018 Baseball Bat Rule

Beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in the Little League (Majors) and below, Intermediate (50-70) Division, Junior League divisions, and Challenger division shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USABat – USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard. All BPF – 1.15 bats will be prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2? inches for these divisions of play. Additional information is available at http://www.littleleague.org/learn/equipment/baseballbatinfo.htm

Thursday, January 2
Events and Suspense Calendar for District 1 Leagues

Cut-Off Dates (Presidents Meeting that month) for Submission of:
  • February 2018: By-Laws
  • March 2018: Deadline to submit ASAP plan to be eligible for district incentive
  • April 2018: Deadline to submit ASAP plan
  • April 2018: Deadline to submit player, coach, manager data
  • April 2018: Deadline to submit waivers
  • May 2018: Deadline to submit Jr/Sr waivers
  • June 2018: 9-10 & 10-11 Affidavits due
  • June 2018: LL, Jr & Sr Affidavits due
2018 District 1 Presidents Meeting Schedule:
  • November 12, 2017 ~ Baker LL, 2:30pm
  • January 7, 2018 ~ Destin LL, 2:30pm
  • February 11, 2018 ~ Freeport LL, 2:30pm
  • March 2018 ~ TBD
  • April 2018 ~ TBD
  • May 2018 (Affidavit Class) ~ TBD
  • June 2018 (Special Games Tournament Directors) ~ TBD
Please note: When you are scheduled to host a meeting, you must be present at the meeting scheduled the month before (your league is scheduled to host) to accept and acknowledge that you are hosting the next month!


Sunday, February 12
District 1 Umpire Returns from Junior Softball World Series

District 1's own Sharon Adams has returned from umpiring the Junior Softball World Series ...

Sunday, July 23

2017 District 1 Champions

Congratulations to the 2017 District 1 Champions:

Baseball

6-8 Machine Pitch - Shalimar LL (District 1 Champs) 
6-8 Coach Pitch - Paxton LL (District 1 Champs) 
8-9 Special Games - Destin LL (District 1 Champs) 
8-10 Baseball - Destin LL (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs) 
9-11 Baseball - Niceville-Valparaiso LL (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs) 
10-12 Baseball - Niceville-Valparaiso (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs, State Finalists
50/70 Baseball - South Walton LL (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs) 
Junior Baseball - Niceville-Valparaiso LL (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs) 
Senior Baseball - Niceville-Valparaiso LL (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs) 

Softball

7-9 Softball - South Walton LL (District 1 Champs) 
9-10 Softball - Niceville-Valparaiso LL (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs) 
11-12 Softball - DeFuniak Springs LL (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs) 
Senior Softball - DeFuniak Springs LL (District 1 Champs, Section 1 Champs, State Finalists



Wednesday, July 2
Important Information about Concussions

Regulation Concerning Concussions
Regulation III (d) for all divisions of Baseball and Softball has been changed to include Note 3 which states in part:

If a medical professional, Umpire in Chief, the player’s coach, the player’s manager or the player’s parent has determined a player sustains a possible concussion, the player must be, at a minimum, removed from the game and/or practice for the remainder of that day...

His/her return to full participation is subject to 1.) the league’s adherence to its respective state/provincial/municipal laws, 2.) an evaluation and a written clearance from a physician or other accredited medical provider and 3.) written acknowledgement of the parents.

Training for preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion is available at the following sites and the Handouts page of this site.

http://www.littleleague.org/learn/programs/childprotection/concussions.htm

http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html

 



Monday, February 8
Baseball Bats

FL District 1 Little League does not endorse or promote any particular vendor. The following links are provided for informational purposes only:

How to Choose a Baseball Bat

Bat Reviews

Baseball Bat Forum: Baseball Bat Questions, Answers, Reviews

Avoid the Golfer Syndrome When Choosing a Bat

Win a Free Baseball Bat



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Parent Orientation Program

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Little League Parents


"We Do It For The Kids" - Little League Educational Program For Coaches

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“Fifty years from now it won’t matter who struck out, who dropped a fly ball, who hit the home run, or how many wins and losses your team had.  But, the world will be a better place if you make a difference in a child’s life.”