Alaska District 1 Little League: Welcome

"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball.
I'll tell you what I do, --  I stare out the window and wait for spring." -
Rogers Hornsby


ALASKA DISTRICT 1 LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL & SOFTBALL
Alaska District 1 Little League hosts 18 leagues and is the largest Little League District in the United States. Our District encompasses all of Alaska except for the Southeast panhandle. 


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IN MEMORIAM- WALLY KANAROWSKI

Wally Kanarowski passed away on July 21, 2016.  Wally was a past president and long-time volunteer of Soldotna Little League.  He will be sorely missed.

TOURNAMENT PAGE


DISTRICT 1 RAIN-OUT POLICY

Weather is variable in Anchorage from hour to hour and from location to location.  We can and do play baseball/softball in the rain in Alaska.  Most fields drain well and unless there is standing water on the field that cannot be abated, the games will proceed.   A decision will not be made to cancel or postpone a game due to rain until game time. The  Home Plate Umpire will make that decision.  Please make sure your teams show up ready to play.

CONGRATULATIONS TO DISTRICT 1 CHAMPIONS

Senior Baseball District 1 Champion = Anchorage-West Little League

Junior Softball Alaska State Champion = Nunaka Valley Little League

Junior Softball District 1 Champion = Nunaka Valley Little League

Junior Baseball District 1 Representative = Abbott-O-Rabbit Little League 

Intermediate Baseball District 1 Champion = Knik Little League  

Major Baseball Distict 1 Champion = Abbott-O-Rabbit Little League

Major Softball Alaska State Champion = Abbott-O-Rabbit Little League

Major Softball District 1 Champion = Abbott-O-Rabbit Little League

10-11 Baseball District 1 Champion = Abbott-O-Rabbit Little League  

9-10 Baseball District 1 Champion = Knik Little League - (National)

9-10 Softball District 1 Champion = Anchorage Military Community Little League 



2016 RULE CHANGES NOT IN RULEBOOKS

During regional meetings this past winter throughout the world, District Administrators, Assistant District Administrators, and other volunteers, discussed modifications to regulations and playing rules for Little League Baseball and Softball.

The voting resulted in approval two non-tournament items and four tournament items. The Little League International Board of Directors, decided to implement five of these changes immediately for the 2016 season. Because these changes occurred after the printing of the 2016 rulebooks, they do not appear in the current rulebooks. Leagues need to insure that all relevent personnel receive copies of these changes. Here are links to the new rule chnages:

Baseball rule chnages not in rulebook

Softball rule changes not in rulebook



FIND OUT WHERE TO PLAY LITTLE LEAGUE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

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BACKGROUND CHECKS

MORE CHANGES TO NEW BASEBALL AGE DETERMINATION RULE (As of September 9, 2015)


LATEST INFORMATION ON APPROVED BASEBALL BATS


STEROID ABUSE AMONG KIDS



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The average age that a child begins taking dietary supplements is 10.8 years old. Few people realize that these products are unregulated – that no one is verifying that what’s on the label of the container is what is in that container. As a result, some are spiked with banned substances like anabolic steroids, stimulants, and other contaminants.

Little League parents, coaches and volunteers should be aware of the prevalence of the use of anabolic steroids and other Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs) among today’s young athletes. The Taylor Hooton Foundation is proud to offer one of our education programs in partnership with Little League Baseball and Softball. This 30-minute eLearning course, hosted by Bob Costas, is a real eye-opener for parents and is essential for every coach that is leading young people in all age groups. To access the Training Program click here


ALASKA DISTRICT 1 FACEBOOK

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LITTLE LEAGUE'S COACHES TOOLKIT FOR BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

Little League International recently released  the newly-updated 2012 Baseball and Softball Coaches Toolkit. ...

CHILD ABUSE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Little League Baseball, Incorporated (LLB) has always been at the forefront in protecting children from abuse, ...

NEWSLETTERS & TIPS

LITTLE LEAGUE FACEBOOK & TWITTER LINKS




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