Arizona District 8 Little League: My Site News

Thursday, March 13
Willcox Little League Golf Tournament Fundraiser



On Saturday, March 28th (9am) Willcox Little League will be hosting a Golf Tournament Fundraiser.  It's a four person scramble with $45 per person registration (covers green fees, cart, and lunch).  $10 Mulligans (per team). 

They are also looking for hole sponsors ($100) if you have anyone or a business that is interested. 

 Please call 520.384.2720 for more information or to register your team.



Friday, August 16
Arizona (Rio Rico) Little League Juniors US Champions



Rio Rico Little League is the United States champion in the Little League Junior Baseball Division by virtue of their 7-3 victory over Goodlettsville, TN today in Taylor, Michigan. Rio Rico will play Chinese Taipei for the Junior Baseball World Series title on Saturday at 2:00 pm Eastern Time/11:00 am Arizona Time. The game will be televised on ESPN 3

Saturday, July 27
Nogales LIttle League Advances to Intermediate Baseball World Series



With their win over Hawaii in the Western Region Intermediate Baseball championship game, Nogales Little League has earned the right to play in the first ever Little League Intermediate Baseball World Series in Livermore, CA (hosted by CA District 57). The first game for Nogales is scheduled on July 31st.  For more information please go to: www.intermediateworldseries.org.

Monday, July 8
Arizona State Little League Tournaments Page



Arizona State Little League's website has links to most of the 2013 State Brackets. Go check them out by following the above link.

Friday, June 28
2013 District 8 Tournament Updates (*updated 09 July*)



Please visit our Tournament News page for the latest information on the District Tournaments. (follow the link)



Sunday, June 30
Nogales Little League Claims Spot in inaugural Intermediate Baseball Western Region Tournament.



Congratulations to Nogales Little League for claiming the 2013 Arizona State Championship in the Intermediate Baseball Divison.  Nogales will play in the first ever Western Region Intermediate Baseball tournament, hosted by California District 55 in South Orange County California, for the right to advance to the Intermediate Baseball World Series.

Saturday, June 29
Map for the 2013 AZ State Junior Baseball Tournament Fields
Follow the link above to the maps for the Juniors State Tournament Fields

Saturday, June 22
Pat Wilson explains the new 12 Player Tournament Rule for the 2013 season



Take a couple of minutes to watch this short (under 8 minutes) video which explains why they have created this new rule and why the District Administrator (or their ADA)  can grant exceptions.

Saturday, June 22
Little League Mobile Apps



Little League has made significant strides to accomodate those of us that are glued to our mobile devices.  The above link explains the various approved mobile apps for Little League, ranging from score books to rules.  Check them out!

Sunday, June 16
2013 District 8 Tournament Brackets and 2013 Arizona State Junior Baseball Tournament Brackets



The 2013 District 8 Tournament Brackets and 2013 Arizona State Junior Baseball Tournament Brackets have been finalized and are posted in the Handouts section of this site.  Good luck to all our teams in the upcoming Little League International Tournament!

Saturday, March 16
Congratulations to Jayne Lee for her selection to the umpire crew for the 2013 Junior Softball World Series in Kirkland, WA.




Saturday, March 16
Valley Little Has Been Disestablished for the 2013 Playing Season



After consultation with Western Region Headquarters and many attempts to find someone to operate the league, District 8 is sad to announce that Valle Little League has been formally disestablished beginning with the 2013 playing season.  Anyone residing in the former Valley Little League boundaries (Elfrida, Sunsites, Pearce, McNeal, Double Adobe, etc.)  may register to play during the 2013 season in one of the following leagues: 1) Willcox Little League, 2) San Pedro Valley Little League, 3) Bisbee Little League. If you have questions about how to sign-up to play during the 2013 season please contact one of the District Staff members or one of the presidents of the leagues listed above.

Saturday, March 16
Sierra Vista Little League Selected to host 2013 State Junior Baseball Tournament



Sierra Vista Little League will host the 2013 Arizona State Little League Junior Baseball Tournament at Cole and Arbenz fields in July 2013.  This tournament will feature 14 teams from throughout the state of Arizona competing for a chance to advance to the Junior Baseball Regional Tournament in Washington State.  This tournament will be played in a double elimination format and is tentatively scheduled to start on July 16, 2013.

Saturday, July 27
Nogales Little League Advances to Intermediate Baseball World Series!



With their win over Hawaii in the Western Region Intermediate Baseball championship game, Nogales Little League will play in the first ever World Series for Intermediate Baseball.  The tournament will be played in Livermore, CA (hosted by CA District 57); the first game for Nogales is scheduled to take place on July 31st.  For more information please go to www.intermediateworldseries.org.



Monday, January 27
Challenger Division



Do you know a child with a physical or mental disability that would like to wear a uniform and play baseball this spring? Did you know that Little League offers the Challenger Division to provide the opportunity for children with special needs to play baseball in a safe and fun environment? District 8 Little League is currently looking to start a Challenger program in all areas of Cochise and Santa Cruz counties. Please contact your local league president or anyone on the District 8 staff for more information