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CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51. LEAGUE REQUIREMENTS Unless waivered, in writing, follow ALL Little League Rules & Regulations Perform background checks on ALL.

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1 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51

2 LEAGUE REQUIREMENTS Unless waivered, in writing, follow ALL Little League Rules & Regulations Perform background checks on ALL volunteers who contact the children Ensure ALL documentation is completed prior to FIRST GAME ALL volunteers appointed by the President & approved by BOD Submit player rosters to Williamsport by required date Complete and submit SAFETY PLAN (Williamsport & District) Ensure CONSTITUTION has been reviewed & approved within past 2 years Ensure Charter and all Insurance fees paid PRIOR to first tryout

3 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 THINGS TO DO SET DATES BOD MEETINGS RULES COMMITTEE MEETING CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW MEETING GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SIGN-UPS TRY OUTS OPENING DAY DRAFT OF TEAMS UMPIRE CLINICS MANAGERS/COACHES TRAINING FUNDRAISING CLOSING DAY SPECIAL TOURNAMENTS

4 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 THINGS TO DO REGISTRATION Proof of Residence (check ALL PLAYERS) Three different types 2/1/2013 – 2/1/2014 NLT 1 st Tryout Proof of Age (check ALL PLAYERS) Birth Certificate NOT California Abstract NOT Hospital Certificate Certificate In Lieu Of Issued by District Administrator Requirements in Rule Book NLT 1 st Tryout

5 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 THINGS TO DO REGISTRATION WAIVERS Verify prior to REGISTRATION Required if address is NOT in League boundaries Even RETURNING players (NO ASSUMPTIONS) Check provided listing of valid waivers VOLUNTEERS Ask parents to volunteer Let volunteers do what they feel comfortable with Special form for volunteering Recognize ALL volunteers at closing cerimonies

6 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 THINGS TO DO REGISTRATION DONATIONS NOT REQUIRED for child to play Work out payments Do not price yourself out of business Make handout showing where money goes for each player

7 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 THINGS TO DO ESTABLISH COMMITTEES ELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE CONCESSIONS COMMITTEE GROUNDS COMMITTEE EQUIPENT COMMITTEE UNIFORMS COMMITTEE FUND RAISING COMMITTEE

8 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 PAPERWORK Player Registration Form: May design and use local form Contain same information/data Use for ALL players Completed PRIOR to tryout

9 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 PAPERWORK Medical Release Form: Use THIS form Use for ALL players Completed PRIOR to tryout

10 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 PAPERWORK II(d) Waiver Form: Player Generates Qualification Played in League in previous year Lived in boundaries while playing Brother/Sister Qualifies Played in League while sibling played Residence Proofs Three proofs required Dated while player lived in League boundaries Good For Duration of Career No break in play

11 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 IV(h) Waiver Form: PAPERWORK Adult Generates Qualification Volunteered in League for previous two years Lived in boundaries when volunteer service began Residence Proofs Three proofs required Dated while adult lived in League boundaries Good For Duration of Career No break in play Release By Current League Required for approval

12 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 V(a) Waiver Form: PAPERWORK Requested By Parent(s) Makes Child ineligible for ANY All-Stars MUST be accompanied by statement from parents MUST be accompanied by statement from P.A. MUST be signed by President Good for ONE (1) season ONLY

13 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 PAPERWORK Residency Waiver Request Form: Requested By Parent(s) Makes Child ineligible for ANY All-Stars MUST be notarized MUST be signed by BOTH LEAGUE Presidents Good for ONE (1) season ONLY

14 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 SPECIAL WAIVER REQUEST In writing from League Requested by parents Requested by League Deviation from Rules and/or Regulations MUST be renewed EVERY YEAR On League letterhead Submitted to District Administrator Submitted to Regional Director Submitted to Charter Committee Final approval/disapproval Not valid/invalid until acted upon by committee PAPERWORK

15 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 PAPERWORK Combined Play Form: Allows Leagues to combine players to form a team May be used for All-Stars Must be signed by DA Must also be signed by Regional Director

16 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 PAPERWORK Interleague Play Form: Allows Leagues to combine teams to form a League May be used for All-Stars Must be signed by DA Must also be signed by Regional Director

17 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS District Administrator or Staff may release players to another League without a waiver Presidents or BOD members may release players to another League without requesting a waiver. It is alright to play regular season (not All-Stars) in any League A League may change/alter any Little League Rule or Regulation Background checks are only required for new persons Leagues may play each other without approval The BOD can be made up of a majority of managers & coaches. The sibling of a FORMER II(d) or IV(h) waivered player automatically qualifies for a waiver (grandfathered into the League).

18 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS Leagues may not go together to form All-Star teams Previous years managers/coaches have tenure and MUST be appointed League/Player information is public knowledge and can be shared BOD members may also be administratively involved in other programs Leagues MUST form All-Star teams and buy special uniforms Its OK to let out of boundary children play T-Ball League boundaries and school boundaries are the same Players may automatically play where their parents work Military dependents MUST play aboard base

19 CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 51 COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS Non-Acceptance of Birth Certificate Abstract was directed by Little League HQ DATE: June 21, 2005 TO: All California District Administrators and local Little Leagues FROM: Little League international RE: Bulletin - Abstract Birth Records in California The State of California Department of Health Services determined that effective July 1, 2003, there will be two types of certified copies of birth records. 1. The first type is a regular certified copy identical to those issued prior to July 1, These will be issued only to authorized individuals as defined by California Health and Safety Code Section The second type is also a regular certified copy; however, it will have a legend across the face with the statement INFORMATIONAL, NOT A VALID DOCUMENT TO ESTABLISH IDENTITY. Both of these documents are certified copies of the original document on file with the State of California, and as such are acceptable to Little League International. However, a third form previously acceptable to Little League is no longer acceptable. In compliance with the State of California, Department of Health Services, State Registrar, June 27, 2003, certified abstract of birth is no longer acceptable as proof of age in California. Little League International 539 U.S. Route 15 Hwy P.O. Box 3485 Williamsport, PA


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