Northwood / Plainwell Little League: Welcome

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Welcome to

Northwood / Plainwell

Little League (NPLL) - 2015

Rain Out Hotline: 

Please use https://www.rainedout.net/team_page.php?a=999d7ab5f2c28f7b9c88 to register for NPLL Rain-Out Notification via text or e-mail.  After registration, you will automatically receive a text or e-mail (whichever you choose at registration) when the Northwood-Plainwell fields are closed due to inclement weather.

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW "CLOSED" FOR ALL DIVISIONS! 

 

Online Registration:  CLOSED!

Walk-In Registration Dates:  CLOSED!

    January 31, 2015:

  • 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Plainwell Fire Station (Training Room) 

    February 28, 2015:

  • 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Plainwell Fire Station (Training Room)

      (See NPLL Documents or "Handout" below for Walk-In Registration Forms)

Coaches Meeting:

   March 16, 2015:

  • 7:00 p.m. at the Gun Plain Township Fire Station

Player Evaluations (at Hicks Gym - Plainwell):

    March 20, 2015

  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Ages 9 & Up Only (Baseball & Softball)

    March 21, 2015:

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Little Major Softball
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Major Softball
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Little Major Baseball
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Major Baseball
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Jr. Softball & Jr. Baseball

    T-Ball and Minors DO NOT need to attend evaluations.


Player Draft:

  • The player draft is currently scheduled for March 22, 2015.  More information will follow. 

Clean-Up:

  • April 18, 2015

OPENING DAY 2015:

  • Opening Day in 2015 will be on Saturday, April 25.  We will share more information as the date gets closer.

Little League Rule Change (initiated last year):

  • Residency and School Attendance Eligibility (Section II) - In an effort to accomodate for Little Leaguers to play with their classmates, and ease the burden on parents and guardians, Little League has amended its residency requirements to allow children to play in the local league whose boundaries where they attend school is located.  To verify enrollment, parents need to bring an official school document, such as a report card or school enrollment form, confirming enrollment in the school for the current academic year, dated before October 1, 2013. Read the full text of the new rule here.  If your child does not live in NPLL district but attends one of the many schools that are located within the district, they would now be considered "in district" with Northwood-Plainwell Little League (with the appropriate documentation support).

Medical Release Form & Concussion Waiver Form

  • Medical Release Forms and Concussion Waiver forms (as well as the concussion literature) has been placed on the "NPLL Documents" tab to the left. 
  • Please review this information and submit to your athlete's coach for the 2015 season.
  • ATTENTION COACHES:  Remember...each coach is required to complete a Concussion Certification prior to the beginning of the Little League season.  Using the following link, every coach needs to view the training program, complete the questionnaire, and print off the certificate.  This certificate needs to be provided to the Northwood/Plainwell Little League for filing.
  • More Information Here

Special Games - 2015 Dates

  • 50/70 Baseball - None 
  • Juniors Baseball - May 16-17
  • Juniors Softball - June 19-21
  • Majors Baseball - May 16-17
  • Majors Softball - May 16-17
  • Little Majors Baseball - June 6-7
  • Little Majors Softball - June 6-7

Handout: 2015 Registration Form

50/70 Division Baseball - What is it?

  • Real Baseball
  • Age 13 (league age)
  • 50' pitcher's mound and 70' base paths
  • Players are permitted to lead off base
  • Players are permitted to steal on the pitcher's release
  • Balks are called on the pitcher's
  • Big Barrel Bats are permitted (Junior League requirements)

Handout: 50 70 Baseball