California District 42 Little League: Welcome

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 All Leagues!

Our Presidents meetings are open to ALL Board members from all the local Leagues in our District, and ALL Board members are encouraged to attend.




Tuesday, October 17
Next President's Meeting set for November 15, 2017.

Hello everyone, Our next President's meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 15th at 6:30 PM at Mueller Elementary School. The school is located at 715 I Street in Chula Vista, 91910. DOn't forget to bring your Player Agents, Treasurers and Safety Leaders to this meeting. If you are unable to attend, please send your Vice President, or any other Board member. See you there!



Monday, September 11
2017 Fall Ball Bat Clarification from West Region



Hello West DA Team,

I hope this message finds everyone well. We have received many questions regarding approved bats for Fall Ball. To clarify, leagues are permitted to use both the previously approved bats (2017) along with bats bearing the new USABat mark (2018) for Fall Ball.

Have a great weekend everyone.


Handout: 2017 Fall Ball Guidelines

Friday, July 8
New USA Baseball Bat Standard Starting in 2018



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Little League

With the Little League® International Board of Directors formally adopting USA Baseball’s new standard for bat performance testing, Little League International fully supports this program. For more than seventy-five years, Little League has used improvements in science, engineering, and technology to take the sport of baseball to higher levels. By utilizing the most current advancements available, manufacturers can now develop bats with a wood-like performance, which is important for the long-term success of the game.

Developed by a USA Baseball committee of scientific experts, Little League Baseball® has decided to adopt the new bat standard for mandated use effective January 1, 2018. All national members of USA Baseball, including Little League, are encouraged to adopt this new standard. Little League-approved bats can be used through December 31, 2017, and our current bat regulations will be in effect until then. That includes the moratorium prohibiting the use of all 2 ¼ inch barrel baseball bats constructed with composite material in the barrel, unless approved.

Visit LittleLeague.org for detailed information. Little League looks forward to working with USA Baseball, and will begin educating our local leagues, and the parents of our 2.1 million baseball players, preparing them for the important change coming in 2018.

Click here to read the full release from USA Baseball.



Friday, November 13
Can you explain the new Little League Baseball® Age Determination date, and why the change was made?



Little League® International always welcomes feedback from every one of our 7,000-plus leagues. We feel that the only way to provide the best experience for Little Leaguers® and their parents is to hear from and listen to our valuable volunteers and participants in communities worldwide.

Little League conducted a very detailed participation research project. That research showed that parents, players, and volunteers want to see Little League® become, as a whole, a younger program, and give children an easier way to play Little League with their classmates. Our volunteer District Administrators and the Little League International Board of Directors carefully considered the results of the research, and ultimately changed the Age Determination Date for all divisions of Little League Baseball and the Little League Challenger Division® to August 31. This change will ensure that no child playing in the Little League/Major Division will turn 13 years old at any point during their final season in that division.



Friday, November 13
Can you tell me more about the new bat standard, and how it will affect my Little Leaguer®?



Little League International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information. Click here to find the latest bat information, including the current Little League Baseball rules and regulations governing bats, definition of terms, the moratorium on the use of composite bats, and a series of frequently asked questions, with answers and licensed bat lists.



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