District 51 Little League Registration & Player Documentation Requirements.
Transcript of District 51 Little League Registration & Player Documentation Requirements.
District 51 Little League
Registration & Player Documentation Requirements
Agenda Player Agent Responsibilities Registration Documentation Requirements Waivers Tryouts Interleague/Combined Play Draft Process Trading Registration & Release of Players Roster Submission/Changes Important Resources and Links
Player Agent Responsibilities In accordance with Little League Operating Manual
Conducts annual tryouts In charge of player selection Assists President in checking birth records and
eligibility of players Serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the
local league Generally supervises and coordinates the transfer of
players to or from the Minor Leagues according to provisions of the regulations of Little Leagues.
Administer the divisional player pool (if applicable) Player Replacements
Theses duties are for both Regular and All Star season!
Can NOT… Serve as a PA in the division in which he or she manages or coaches
Coach an All Star team in the age division in which he/she had served
Should NOT… engage in coordinating a draft or player transfer if it effects the
division in which he or she manages/coaches
Get Familiar with the Little League Website and Resources available.
Registration Have multiple dates available (even if you use an
online system) Paperwork Needed
Listing of qualified forms of Residency Verifications http://www.littleleague.org/assets/forms_pubs/tournaments/residence-eligibility-requirements.pdf
Boundary Maps (Request from Jeff)
Age Charts http://www.littleleague.org/learn/forms.htm
Payment waiver time commitment forms
Handouts or emails for tryout dates and times.
All residency documentation must be between the dates of Feb 1, 2015 and Jan 31, 2016
Waivers – 4 Types Regulation II(d) Waiver – Boundary Change or
Sibling privileges http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/Regulation-II(d).pdf
Regulation IV(h) Waiver – Dedicated Volunteer http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/Regulation-IV(h).pdf
Residency Waiver Request Form – Request from Jeff. Regulation V(a) – 12 year old retention as a Minor -
School Enrollment Form – (not actually a waiver) http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/school-enrollment-form.pdf
See handout for detailed instructions and requirements for each type of Waiver
Regulation II(a) League Boundaries
Any player who does not reside WITHIN the league’s boundaries must have an approved waiver issued by the Charter Committee.
All waiver requests to the Charter Committee must be submitted in writing by the league president before the start of the regular season or June 1 whichever occurs first.
Requests must be submitted to the regional office through the district administrator.
Regulation II(d) Waiver Player may be retained at any division after either
moving, or having boundaries changed Siblings whose brother/ sister meet the above criteria
may also be retained Player may be retained for the remainder of their Little
League career Note: A player who qualifies and elects not to
participate for a season may not be retained in subsequent seasons.
Needs to be signed by the DA Check the Little League website for deadlines for
Regulation IV(h) Waiver
If previously lived within the league boundaries for two years while serving as a dedicated coach, manager or board member for two years, his / her son(s) / daughter(s) may tryout and be selected by teams in that league Provided: Such service to the league has continued
Subject to written agreement with league whose boundaries they currently reside
Supported by recommendation of the DA
Residency Waiver Request Form Players who live outside of a Leagues’ boundaries and
would like to play at another League may submit a request for a Residency waiver Must demonstrate in writing a hardship that will be
incurred by attending the boundary assigned league Must obtain a release from the owning League
NOTE: Do not offer to obtain and complete paperwork for the requesting player. The parent/guardian should be the one to obtain the paperwork from the owning League as well as all the signatures.
12 Year Old in Minors Waiver
DO NOT let managers/coaches/parents influence you in this decision!
Need to submit documentation from the PA, Safety Officer, BoD and ParentsJeff Ahrens will require contact numbers for the players parents. He will personally check with the parents to ensure they know what they are doing with this waiver (I.E. No all star game(s) for the players)Must be submitted to DA before first game or March 1st (whichever comes first)
School Enrollment Form
Allows a player to register at a League based on the location of the school in which the player attends
Player does not have to live within the boundaries of the League if the school address meets the boundary criteria
Form is verification of attendance Must be signed by a school administrator Must have attended the school from the beginning
of the current school year.
Have multiple tryouts Have on sight registration available Review League division eligibility Prepare a tryout list:
Assign Numbers to players Organize by age or division Draft Numbers affixed to player for identification
Provide copies to Managers / Coaches in attendance Leagues must have insurance before tryouts start!
Interleague and Combined Play Forms Interleague Forms – This form is used to allow leagues in
which there are not enough players (teams)to play a full schedule of games.
Combined play – used when any league does not have enough players to field a team and registers with other league(s) (up to three) in order to create a league regulation team.
Interleague & Combined Play Forms Each League must submit a charter request for each
team A separate form must be completed for each regular
season division (level of play) The application must be approved by the district
administrator PRIOR to any interleague play. Tournament team combination must be approved
by the regional director PRIOR to leagues forming a combined tournament team
These combination requests must be submitted and approved prior to deadline date established in the current season tournament rules
Draft Process Approved draft methods can be found in the Little
League Operating Manual Must conduct a draft for Majors and above Must utilize one of the three draft methods
contained within the Little League Operating Manual May use an alternate method of drafting; however,
method MUST be proposed in writing to Jeff Ahrens for approval
Each League must provide in writing the draft method used for the 2016 Regular season by Dec 31, 2015
Draft Process The selection of players for the various teams within
a league shall be in compliance with the Little League Draft Selection System as detailed in the Operating Manual.
NOTE: All candidates who are league age twelve (12) must be drafted to a Little League Major Division team, Intermediate Division Team, to a Junior League Team
Managers options must be in writing to the Player Agent 48 hours prior to draft Brother / Sister Option Brother / Sister of a player currently on team Sons / Daughters of Managers Sons / Daughters of Coaches Brother /Sister of a Manager
Sons and Daughters of Coaches New coaches shall not be appointed nor approved
until after draft (Majors and above) Returning coach may exercise option through
manager provided: Coach has served as a coach or manager (at any
level) for the past two years Coach is returning to the same major league
team as last year. NOTE : In order to exercise this option, the coach
MUST qualify under BOTH conditions NOTE: Minors division and below can use a coaches
Draft Rounds If option is submitted for Son / Daughter of a
Manager or Coach. Candidate must be drafted in or before the following round:
Junior Senior Big
5 9-10 - 13,14 16
4 11 13 15 17
3 12 14 16 18
Trading Manager may trade player up to 14 days after the
first scheduled game All trades must be through and with the approval of
the Player Agent Minor League Players may not be traded for
Major League Players All trades must be player for player Trades involving a player for draft choices are not
permitted All trades must be for Justifiable reason and
approved by the local Board
Team Registration / Release of Players Five days prior to the first scheduled game, each
manager shall register with the player agent the number of player as determined in Regulation III
Teams to be monitored to ensure rosters are at proper levels
Managers are required to inform Player Agent if a player has been repeated absence
Minor teams may be adjusted by the Minor Player agent in order to ensure balance of teams
Roster Submission / Changes Once finalized, roster must be sent to Little League
Headquarters not later than 14 days after the first scheduled game Can be sent through the Little League Data center
from the Little League Homepage. Can be sent using a licensed diskette product Can be sent using roster forms in league supply kit
Resources and Links
Little League District 51 - http://www.district51.net/ Little League Western Region-
http://www.eteamz.com/llbwest/ Little League International -
Little League Forms & Publications - http://www.littleleague.org/learn/forms.htm