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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.

Wednesday, July 20
SubDivision III South Tournaments

The SubDivision III South Tournaments kicked off Saturday July 23.

EastLake's 8-10 year-olds came from behind to defeat Eastvale Little League 3 - 2. They play again on Monday at 6:30 PM.

EastLake's 9-11 year-olds came from behind to beat Del Mar American Little League 5 - 4 in 9 innings. They play again Sunday at 5:00 PM.

Park View's Little League All-Stars fell short against Bloomington Little League, 4 - 2.


Park View 16, La Sierra 2. Park View plays San Carlos on Monday at 6:30 PM.

EastLake's 9-11s defeat Section 9, 23 - 3. They will play again on Monday at 8:00 PM.

Handout: 2016 Division III Baseball Tournaments

Monday, July 11
Section 7 Tournaments

Section 7 Tournament

8-10 Year-Olds 

EastLake 8-10 Section 7 Champions 

8-10: EastLake - 10, West Hills - 8
EastLake - 12, West Hills - 2.

Congratulations to EastLake for winning the Section 7 title. Next stop is the SubDivision III South Tournament at Aliso Viejo Little League in District 55. Their first game is scheduled for Saturday, July 23 at 1:00 PM vs. the Section 9 winner.


  9-11 Year-Olds

EastLake 9-11 Section 7 Champions 

9-11: EastLake - 18, Cajon De Oro - 9
EastLake - 6, Cajon De Oro - 2.

Congratulations to EastLake for winning the Section 7 title. Next stop is the SubDivision III South Tournament at Newmark Little League in District 43. Their first game is scheduled for Saturday, July 23 at 5:00 PM vs. Del Mar American Little League from District 31, the Section 6 winner. 


Little League

Park View Little League Section 7 Champs 

Little League (10-12): Imperial - 7 vs. Park View - 18

Congratulations to Park View for winning the Section 7 title. Next stop is the SubDivision III South Tournament at Escondido National Little League in District 31. Their first game is scheduled for Saturday, July 23 at 2:00 PM vs. the Section 8 winner.  


The EastLake Junior League All-Stars were eliminated from the Section 7 Tournament as Lemon Grove held on to defeat them, 15 - 14. Congratulations EastLake on a great tournament season.

Handout: 2016 Section 7 Tournaments

Monday, June 20
District 42 Tournaments

Check the Handouts page for your copy of the brackets with the scores.


Congratulations to EastLake's 8-10 year-old, EastLake's 9-11 year-old, Park View's Little League and EastLake's Junior League teams for winning their District 42 Tournament Championships.

Click this link for more action photos from the Juniors Championship game. 

Handout: 2016 District 42 Tournaments

Friday, July 8
Little League® To Adopt New USA Baseball Bat Standard Starting With 2018 Season


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 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.

Tuesday, June 9
Parent Confessions... My Kid Didn’t Make All-Stars... I Handled It Bad

Over the years, Little League® has received stories from parents throughout the world, reflecting on their influence, their behavior and how they handled themselves during the career of their Little Leaguer®. While a vast majority of our parents and guardians are extremely positive role models, we can all learn from select stories some have chosen to tell. 

My daughter was not the best player on the team, but she was good. Solid at the plate. Nice glove in the field. Other parents talked about how she hustled and how she started all the chants – “A cheerleader in the dugout,” one parent told me. I just smiled. While she had great spirit and a positive attitude, my daughter never wanted to be a cheerleader. All she talked about was softball. She worked hard at it, all through Little League, and improved so much. I figured with all her effort, and better than average skills, she’d make the All-Star team. She didn’t. We were both crushed – me more than her. 

The list of All-Stars was posted at the concession stand before our game. While she sat in the dugout, clearly upset, I walked around and found as many managers who voted for the All-Stars as I could. Read the Full Story 

Monday, June 13
2016 6U, 8U and Minors T.O.C. Champions Crowned

The 2016 T.O.C. championships have been decided. Please click on the headline, or check the Handouts page to get your updated copy of the brackets with scores of all the games.

Congratulations to Sweetwater Valley 6U, EastLake 8U, EastLake Minors and Park View Majors for winning the 2016 T.O.C. Championships!

Handout: 2016 Tournament Of Champions

Monday, May 30
EastLake Yankees Win 2016 Junior League Championship

Congratulations to the EastLake Yankees!

The Yankees went undefeated this season, and swept through the playoffs to capture the 2016 Junior League Championship. Congratulations to the Yankees on a great season!

 EastLake Yankees

Monday, May 30
Padres Offer Ticket Discount to District 42

The San Diego Padres are offering discounts of up to 40% ...

Wednesday, April 27

New in 2016, the San Diego Padres will offer a series of summer baseball camps throughout the San Diego area. Padres Baseball Camps are open to boys and girls ages 5-12 and will be offered Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Camp tuition is $525 and net proceeds from the camp benefit the Padres Foundation and support the club's youth baseball and softball outreach efforts.

Camp Highlights:

  • Official Padres Baseball Camp uniform
  • Meet & greet with a current or former Padres player or coach
  • Autographed photo of a current or former Padres player or coach
  • Two (2) tickets to the camp reunion hosted at a Padres regular season game in August or September

For more information and to enroll, please visit To speak with a member of the Padres Baseball Camps staff, please call (619) 213 - 1600 or email


Dates  Location  Camp Site 
 June 13 - 17  Poway  Twin Peaks Middle School
 June 20 - 24  Rancho Bernardo  4S Ranch Sports Park
 June 27 - July 1  Coronado  Coronado Tidelands Park
 July 18 - 22  Scripps Ranch  Hourglass Community Park
 July 25 - 29  Point Loma  Bill Cleator Community Park
 August 1 - 5  Carlsbad  Stagecoach Community Park
 August 8 - 12  Del Mar  Ashley Falls Fields (across from Cathedral Catholic)

Sunday, April 17
Updates and Changes to Little League® Rules and Regulations for the 2016 and 2017 Regular and Tournament Season Play

Throughout the winter of 2016, Little League® International held meetings with District Administrators, Assistant District Administrators, and other volunteers at each of our nine regions throughout the world. At each of these meetings, updates and changes to Little League Rules and Regulations were discussed, and at the conclusion of the meetings, these potential new rule and regulations were amended to reflect the direct input from the attendees at these meetings.

The amended agenda was then distributed to District Administrators to vote on whether or not Little League should adopt these new rules and regulations. In total, 463 District Administrators voted on these 10 items, which were then discussed, along with implementation strategies, at the annual spring meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors.

The full voting results can be found on


All Division of Baseball and Softball:

Beginning with the 2016 tournament season, League Presidents may be eligible to be selected by local league Board of Directors as tournament team manager or coach with written approval from their respective District Administrator. In the event that a District Administrator does not approve the selection, the League President may request the District Administrator determination be reviewed by the Little League International Charter/Tournament Committee through the appropriate Regional Office.

Read the full version and voting results of the amended Regulation 1(b) and Tournament Manager and Coaches

Softball Junior, Senior, and Big League:

This allows players within the Junior, Senior, and Big League Softball divisions to be replaced on the pitcher's plate and return to pitch, even if removed from the game, providing they meet the substitution, charged conference, and mandatory play rule(s).

Read the full version and voting results of the amended Regulation VI(c), Playing Rule 3.03, and Tournament Rule 10


All Divisions of Baseball and Softball:

This change allows leagues to release their tournament teams and begin holding tryouts or practices by tournament teams starting on June 1. Teams shall not be released until the availability and eligibility of all prospective team members has been established. Previously, leagues could announce their teams on June 15 or two weeks prior to the start of their tournament. The Little League group accident insurance underwritten by an AIG member company for tournament teams will not go into effect until June 1. In the event that a tournament would start prior to June 14, a league must obtain a waiver from the Little League International Charter/Tournament Committee to announce its tournament team and begin to hold tryouts or practice prior to the new date of June 1. 

All leagues are strongly encouraged to continue to provide regular season and special game opportunities for their players after June 1. 

Read the full version and voting results of the amended Tournament Release of Names 

Read the full version and voting results of the amended Tournament Team Practice 

Baseball and Softball 9/10-, 10/11-, 11/12-Year-Old Divisions:

This change expands the tournament opportunities, making these three tournaments open to a three-year range of players, and provides leagues additional flexibility in their player selection. The new age structure will create the 8/9/10-Year-Old Division; 9/10/11-Year-Old Division; and 10/11/12-Year-Old Division.

Read the full version and voting results of the amended Tournament Player Eligibility 


Baseball and Softball Major, Intermediate (50/70), Junior, Senior, and Big League:

This change provides participants at these levels of play the ability to participate in two divisions, provided they qualify under age requirements, Residency/School Attendance Eligibility Requirements, programs, and divisions of play. A player may only be selected to one Tournament team, and must meet tournament eligibility requirements for that specific division.

Read the full version and voting results of the amended Regulation 1(a) and IV(c) 


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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