Florida District 15 Little League: Announcements

District Meeting of ALL League Presidents

The next District 15 League Presidents Meeting will be on Saturday, January 16th at 2:00 PM. There will be a Mandatory UIC Meeting at 12:00 PM.The meeting is mandatory for all presidents. The meeting is being held at the community room in Crystal River at Seven Rivers Hospital. The community room is located on the second floor of the outer building. If a League President can not attend another Board Member should attend to represent the League.  Click on the "Handout" below to view/print the District Calendar. 

Handout: District 15 Calendar

Southeastern Region Umpire Clinic Road Show
Southeastern Region Umpire Clinic Road Show
 January 30-31, 2016
 Lake Worth, FL

The Umpire Mechanics Clinic will provide attendees with detailed instruction on all principles of field and plate mechanics for the two-man umpire system through nearly exclusive field-like demonstration and training

We Hit The Road So You Don’t Have To.

This clinic is designed to teach basic plate and field mechanics, which are key to umpiring all baseball and softball. For beginner and experienced volunteers, who primarily umpire softball and/or small field baseball, this clinic will provide hands-on instruction and proper positioning on the 60’ field, as well as a review of baseball and softball pitching rules. 90’ field positioning will also be covered. Participants should wear their uniform for all sessions plus please bring plate gear for cage work and a baseball or softball glove. Click on Handout for Info.

Handout: Road Show

Little League Concussion Regulation

Regulation III(d) Note 3: 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. The league must also be aware of its respective state/ provincial/municipal laws with regards to concussions and impose any additional requirements as necessary. 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



Click on the "Title" above to view the information on the State of Florida Concussion Laws.

Parent Connection
Little League Creates Parent Connection

The Parent Connection: Little League® has created The Parent Connection, a monthly e-newsletter designed to educate parents. Little League believes more informed parents create better run leagues, which results in kids having more fun. Each newsletter will contain important information such as the latest rules, registration info, fitness and safety tips, and equipment advice. The Parent Connection will enhance the communication efforts of D.A.’s and League Presidents, and will serve to complement the great work done by both groups.

Click on the Parent Connection Logo to view the current issue. We encourage all parents and League volunteers to sign-up to receive The Parent Connection.

Rule Changes for the 2015 Season

Little League Announces Important Rule Changes and clarifications for the 2015 Little League Season.

Click on the Title Above for details. 

IRS Tax "Reporting" for Tax Exempt Organizations

The IRS has instituted new requirements for Tax Reporting for "Small" Tax Exempt Organizations.  It is VERY IMPORTANT that your Local League Treasurer reviews the information and files the appropriate paperwork for your Local League.  Several leagues have already had IRS Reviews of their Filings.  Substantial FINES may be given for Violations.

Click on the "Title" above to go to the IRS Website to learn more.