California District 42 Little League: Welcome

Welcome to the California District 42 Web Site, District of Champions!
District 42 was formed in 1960. In our present configuration, the District includes all Leagues south of Highway 54 to the U.S. - Mexico border; and from the Chula Vista city boundary in the east, to the Pacific Ocean.

Little League Rules Changes for 2014 can be found HERE!


Happy 75th Anniversary Little League!

75th Anniversary 

The 2014 Tournament Season has concluded.
Congratulations to all the winners!

We would like to extend a very special THANK YOU to all the Leagues that hosted, and especially to all the Volunteers that helped us out during the Tournaments for the 2014 season. THANK YOU VERY MUCH! We really appreciate everything you have done. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Congratulations to our all of our District 42 Champions on your great runs through the 2014 post-season Tournaments.

Congratulations!                         Congratulations!                         Congratulations!

Chula Vista American’s 9/10 year-olds finished 4th in the Division III (Southern California State) Tournament held in Imperial Beach at Imperial Beach Little League.

Sweetwater Valley’s 10/11 year-olds finished 2nd in the Sub-Division III South (Southern California State) Tournament held in San Diego at Chollas Lake Little League.

Sweetwater Valley’s Little League team finished 3rd in the Sub-Division III South (Southern California State) Tournament held in San Diego at Fletcher Hills Little League.

Luckie Waller’s Intermediates finished 5th in the Division III (Southern California State) Tournament.

EastLake’s Juniors finished 4th in the Section 7 Tournament.

Luckie Waller’s Seniors finished 2nd in the Section 7 Tournament.

And of course, thank you and congratulations to ALL of our District 42 All-Star teams for another great Tournament season in District 42!

The list of winners for the 2014 Season:

2014 World Series Winners

Baseball:
Little League: Seoul Little League, Seoul, South Korea
Intermediate League: Nogales National Little League (District 8), Nogales, Arizona
Junior League: Taichung Little League, Taichung, Chinese Taipei
Senior League: West University Little League (District 16), Houston, Texas
Big League: District 12 Little League (District 12), Clearwater, Florida

Softball:
Little League: Robbinsville Little League (District 12), Robbinsville, New Jersey
Junior League: West Point Little League (District 26), Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Senior League: District 11 Little League (District 11), South Bend, Indiana
Big League: District 1 Little League (District 1), Milford, Delaware

2014 West Region Champions

Baseball:
Little League: Mountain Ridge Little League (District 4), Las Vegas, Nevada
Intermediate League: Nogales National Little League (District 8), Nogales, Arizona
Junior League: Manhattan/Hermosa Beach Little League (District 36), Manhattan Beach, CA
Senior League: Manhattan Beach Little League (District 36), Manhattan Beach, California
Big League: Conejo Valley Little League (District 13), Thousand Oaks, California

Softball:
Little League: Quartz Hill Little League (District 51), Quartz Hill, California
Junior League: Fontana Community Little League (District 71, Fontana)
Senior League:
Garden City Softball/Mullan Trail Little League (District 2), Missoula, Montana

Big League: District 19 Little League (District 19), Baldwin Park, California

2014 Division III (Southern California State) Champions

Baseball:
9/10 year-olds: Ocean View Little League (District 62, Ocean View)
10/11 year-olds: Thousand Oaks Little League (District 13, Thousand Oaks)
Little League: Encinitas Little League (District 31, Encinitas)
Intermediate League: Tustin Western Little League (District 30, Tustin)
Junior League: Manhattan/Hermosa Beach Little League (District 36, Manhattan Beach)
Senior League: Manhattan Beach Little League (District 36, Manhattan Beach)
Big League: Conejo Valley Little League (District 13, Thousand Oaks)

Softball:
9/10 year-olds: Ken Hubbs Little League (District 21, Colton)
10/11 year-olds: Burbank Little League (District 16, Burbank)
Little League: Quartz Hill Little League (District 51, Quartz Hill)
Junior League: Fontana Community Little League (District 71, Fontana)
Senior League: Victorville American Little League (District 49, Victorville)
Big League: District 19 Little League (District 19, Baldwin Park)

Congratulations to the 2014 Section 7 Champions!

Baseball:
9/10 year-olds: Chula Vista American
10/11 year-olds: Sweetwater Valley
Little League: Sweetwater Valley
Intermediate League: Luckie Waller
Junior League: Brawley (District 22, Brawley)
Senior League: Spring Valley (District 66, Spring Valley)
Big League: N/A

Softball:
9/10 year-olds: N/A
Little League: N/A
Junior League: N/A

Congratulations to our 2014 District 42 Champions!

Baseball:
9/10 year-olds: Chula Vista American
10/11 year-olds: Sweetwater Valley
Little League: Sweetwater Valley
Intermediate League: Luckie Waller
Junior League: EastLake
Senior League: Luckie Waller
Big League: N/A

Softball:
9/10 year-olds: N/A
Little League: N/A
Junior League: N/A

Congratulations to our 2014 Tournament of Champions winners!

Baseball:
Majors: EastLake
Minors: EastLake
7/8 year-olds: EastLake
6 year-olds: EastLake
 

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.

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Thursday, April 17
Safety Spotlight: Warm Up to Prevent Injuries



Warming Up

With Little League® practices in full swing around the nation, there are more baseball and softball gloves getting used right now than any other time of year. And in the early part of the season, it’s crucial to remember the importance of warming up, stretching and keeping young arms healthy. Click here to read more



Monday, April 14
From the Little Leaguer® Archive



 In 1956, Little League® held its first International Congress, a gathering of volunteers to discuss the future of the organization. From April 4-7, Little League convened the 26th Little League International Congress with thousands of volunteers in attendance. Check out this Little Leaguer magazine from the second Congress in 1957. Click here to view the pdf.



Thursday, March 27
Imperial Beach Little League® Showcases Unique 75th Anniversary Sculpture



A group of former Imperial Beach Little League players and volunteers created a unique sand sculpture in celebration of their league’s opening ceremony and the 75th Anniversary of the founding of Little League®. Local leagues are invited and encouraged to recognize Little League's Diamond Anniversary as part of their own special events throughout the season. Click here to read more



Saturday, March 15
Your Voice



Since The Parent Connection was launched in October, we’ve been thrilled with how you have embraced this newsletter and we’ve received some wonderful feedback. As parents, grandparents and guardians of Little Leaguers, this is your newsletter and we encourage everyone to let us know what’s on your minds.
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Saturday, March 15
The Dangers of Steroids and Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs



Here’s an eye opener for parents, the average age that a child starts taking dietary supplements is 10.8 years old, so they would likely still be playing in the Minor division of Little League®. Taylor Hooton, a former Little Leaguer®, was a 17-year-old high school athlete from Plano, Texas.
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Saturday, November 23
Put The Brakes On Travel Ball



Little League® is so much more than baseball and softball. At our core, we are a teaching organization dedicated to providing life-lessons that help parents guide their children as they transition from youth to young adult to adult. Click here to read more.



Saturday, October 5
Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Baseball?



We hear the horror stories about kids spending nearly every week of the year playing in one particular sport; about parents spending thousands of dollars so their child can play on an "elite" traveling team; about pitchers being used so much in non-Little League play that they require surgery that used to be reserved for Major League pitchers looking to extend their careers. How much is too much? Check out the essay by President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen D. Keener. This article was featured in the 2005 Little League World Series program. Read the entire article here...



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