California District 53: News

Monday, December 5
Thank you to all who came to the District 53 Safety Workshop last week!! We had a great turnout!! Special thanks to Jamey Jackson for procuring the site!!!!!

2016 WESTERN REGIONAL ROUNDTABLE IN SEATTLE, WA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
Is your league covered? Have your league's insurance premiums been paid? If not, your league may be at risk from any liability claims. 
 



IMPORTANT TAX INFORMATION

Click HERE to read the following article:  Important Tax Information For Your  League - This year's filing deadline is February 16, 2016



Wednesday, September 30

At the Grand Opening ceremony last night 9-29-15, Smart & Final Xtra in Fairfield Ca, generously presented a donation of $2500.00 to Tri-Valley Little League. A HUGE THANK YOU to Smart & Final in Fairfield for supporting our kids!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



JUST A REMINDER

By SEPTEMBER 30, 2015, the following should be done:

→ All league officer information should be updated in the Little League Data Center to ensure the 2015-2016 Chartering and Marketing Toolkit will be sent to the correct individuals.

→ Online at: LittleLeague.org/DataCenter

→ Deadline to submit tournament team changes.



LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL AGE DETERMINATION DATE TO MOVE TO AUGUST 31 FOR THE 2018 SEASON

2015 Volunteer Week Message from Steve Keener

Click HERE to watch this 2015 Volunteer Week message from Little League President and CEO, Steve Keener. Mr. Keener thanks all of Little League's volunteers worldwide.

 



DEAR BOYS, WHY I WON'T TELL YOU I'M PROUD OF YOUR HOME RUN

What a great letter from a loving Mom to her sons! This is a MUST read!  Click HERE to read.

 



BAT INFORMATION
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.

MARK BERNSTEIN, SENIOR UMPIRE INSTRUCTOR AT THE WESTERN REGION LITTLE LEAGUE UMPIRE SCHOOL, TALKS ABOUT THE PROGRAM.

Little League is not a baseball program.  Click HERE to watch the video.



SPORTS PARENTS, GET OFF THE BENCH AND STOP BEING CRITICAL

Being critical seems to be a sports parenting pastime. And this is partly understandable because it’s easy to find things to criticize when your child is playing sports.

Click HERE to read the full article from JBMThinks and "Be Part of the Positive Sports Parenting Tribe".



A LETTER TO OUR LITTLE LEAGUE COACHES
Click HERE to read one Little League mom's open letter to all Little League coaches! A must read!

A MESSAGE TO ALL PARENTS

I read this great post yesterday on Facebook from a concerned ...

VOLUNTEER UMPIRES FOR THE 2015 WESTERN REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS

District 53 DA Jim Spering with Rick Pendergast and Tom Ferguson.  Rick Pendergast has been selected as a volunteer umpire in the 2015 Little League Baseball Western Regional Tournament.  Tom Ferguson has been selected as a volunteer umpire in the 2015 Little League Senior Softball Western Regional Tournament. Congratulations!



NEW - EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016 - IN CALIFORNIA:

Bus. & Prof. Code § 18900, effective January 1, 2016

Effective January 1, 2016, a “community youth athletic program” must provide written notice to the parent or guardian of a youth participating in the program regarding the program’s policies relating to criminal background checks for volunteers and hired coaches in the program. If criminal background checks are obtained for hired or volunteer coaches, the written notice shall contain both of the following: (A) a statement regarding whether the criminal background check includes state and federal criminal history information and whether the program obtains subsequent arrest notification for those individuals and (B) contact information regarding where the parent or guardian of a child participating in a “community youth athletic program” can obtain additional information about the program’s background check policy, such as the entity providing the criminal background check or the nature of the type of offenses the program searched. Written notice is satisfied by a posting on the “community youth athletic program’s” website. A “community youth athletic program” is defined as an organization that (A) has a primary purpose of the promotion or provision of athletic activities for youth under 18 years of age and (B) has adult employees who have supervisory or disciplinary power of children.

The text of Bus. & Prof. Code § 18900 can be viewed online.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL TEXT OR COPY AND PASTE THE FOLLOWING:

http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=BPC&division=8.&title=&part=&chapter=2.7.&article=



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