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Spring Registration / Skills Assessments
01/25/2016
Registration for the Spring 2016 season is now open.  The divisions...
RLL Day at Dick's Sporting Goods
01/22/2016
Richmond Little League Players, Families, & Coaches - On Saturday,...
Little Leage Age Determination for 2016
09/02/2015
Over the past couple of years, there has been a lot of discussion...
Little League Bat Policy
01/21/2015
Intermediate (50/70) Division (primarily 12s and 11s, some 13s)...
RLL Parking
08/15/2011
Please do not park on the residents' sides of the streets near...
 
Spring Registration / Skills Assessments

Registration for the Spring 2016 season is now open.  The divisions planned for 2016 are Seniors (15/16s), Juniors (13/14s), Majors 50/70 (11/12s and some 13s), Minors (9/10s), Machine Pitch (7/8s), and Tee Ball (4/5/6s).

Richmond Little League (RLL) is for boys and girls, ages 5 (and some 4) to 16, who reside within the boundaries of RLL or attend classes at a school that is physically located within RLL’s boundaries.  Click on the RLL Eligibility link on the left hand side of this webpage for further information.

Contact Bill Hutchins at  if you have questions about registration or player eligibility.

Registration Deadlines                                        
The registration deadline for Majors (Intermediate 50/70) (11, 12, and some 13 year-olds), Minors, and Machine Pitch is February 18.  Registration closes for Tee Ball (5 and 6 year-olds) on February 25.  The registration for Juniors (13 and 14 year-olds) and Seniors (15 and 16 year-olds) is March 18

Coaches
If you are interested in coaching for the spring season, please contact Lynnie Brugh at

 

Skills Assessments
All Machine Pitch, Minors and Majors players MUST attend a mandatory skills assessment on Sunday, February 21 at St. Christopher’s Lower School gym. Tee Ball, Juniors and Seniors players DO NOT need to attend the skills assessment.

Machine Pitch (12:30 - 2:30pm)
12:30-1:00  Last name  A - G
1:00-1:30  Last name  H - L
1:30-2:00  Last name  M - R
2:00-2:30  Last name  S - Z

Minors (2:45 – 5:30pm)
2:45-3:30  Last name  A - G
3:30-4:15  Last name  H - L
4:15-5:00  Last name  M – R
5:00-5:30  Last name S - Z

Majors 50/70 (5:45 - 6:45pm)
5:45-6:15  Last name  A - K
6:15-6:45  Last name  L - Z

 
Team Announcements
The teams for the Machine Pitch, Minors, and Majors divisions will be announced on Sunday, February 28 at 5:00pm at St. Christopher’s Lower School gym.  Plan to attend this meeting with your players.  Players will meet their coaches and teammates, and will learn about team expectations and upcoming practices.

 

2016 Spring High-level Schedule

  • Registration closes for Majors 50/70, Minors, and Machine Pitch:  February 18
  • Skill Assessments for Majors 50/70, Minors, Machine Pitch: Sunday, February 21
  • Team Announcements for Majors 50/70, Minors, Machine Pitch: Sunday, February 28  5:00pm
  • Registration closes for Tee Ball: February 25 (no tryouts)
  • Registration closes for Juniors/Seniors: March 18 (no tryouts)
  • Opening Day: Saturday, April 2  1:00pm
  • Pool play (MA/MI/MP):  May 16-27
  • Championship week:  May 31-June 2   (Memorial Day: May 30)

For questions about the Spring 2016 season, please contact Boyd Bullock at  .

 


posted 01/25/2016
RLL Day at Dick's Sporting Goods

Richmond Little League Players, Families, & Coaches -

On Saturday, February 20th, 2016 from 11:00am - 4:00pm the Stony Point Fashion Park, Dick’s Sporting Goods store location will be hosting its annual baseball appreciation discount day to assist families and players with preparing for the upcoming baseball season.

 

Click on the Dick's logo above to get the appreciation day flyer to print out in order to receive 20% off your entire purchase (some exclusions apply) on Saturday, February 20th

This is a great opportunity to not only get 20% off all of your necessary baseball equipment but you can also get that treadmill or kayak you have had your eye on because you will be getting 20% off your entire purchase! 

If you are unable to make it to the appreciation day event please remember that you can click this link - Richmond Little League 2016 DSG Coupon - to print out your Team Packet baseball coupon sheet, which is good for discounts off your baseball purchases (as listed on the coupon) all season long.  You will not be able to use the baseball team packet coupon in addition to the appreciation day coupon on the appreciation day. 

Richmond Little League families should print off the appreciation day flyer and bring it with them to the Stony Point Fashion Park, Dick’s Sporting Goods store on Saturday, February 20th, 2016 from 11:00am – 4:00pm in order to take advantage of the 20% off.  If you are unable to make it during those times, Dick’s Sporting Goods will still honor the discount all day long.   

You can also stop by the Richmond Little League table to register to win gift certificates to Dick’s Sporting Goods!

We hope to see you there!


posted 01/22/2016
Little Leage Age Determination for 2016

Over the past couple of years, there has been a lot of discussion about the Little League Baseball® Age Determination Date. This is an important topic to everyone involved in Little League, and Little League has sought input from volunteers, parents, and coaches that has helped guide District Administrators and the Little League International Board of Directors to ultimately change the Age Determination Date for all divisions of Little League Baseball and the Little League Challenger Division® to August 31.

RLL will be following the Little League Age chart below for the 2016 Spring season.

For more details see the following link:


2016 Little League Age Chart
FOR BASEBALL DIVISION ONLY

Match month (top line) and box with year of birth. League age indicated at right.

JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AGE
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 4
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 5
2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 6
2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 7
2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 8
2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 9
2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2005 10
        2005 2005 2005 2005         10
2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 11
2004 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 12
2003 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 13
2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 14
2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 15
2000 2000 2000 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 16
1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 17
1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 18

 


posted 09/02/2015
Little League Bat Policy
Intermediate (50/70) Division (primarily 12s and 11s, some 13s) and Juniors (primarily 14s and 13s)

RLL adheres to Little League's established policy for its 50/70 baseball and Juniors divisions.  Basically, large barrel bats are legal, provided they comply with all Little League rules (only aluminum or wood bats, or composite barrel bats that are BBCOR certified).  Small barrel bats are also legal provided they meet all Little League standards and do NOT contain composite materials in the barrel (bat head).

As stated by Little League rule 1.10:   It shall not be more than 34 inches in length; nor more than 2 5/8 inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30”) at its smallest part. All composite barrel bats shall meet the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) (-3) performance standard, and such bats shall be so labeled with a silkscreen or other permanent certification mark. The certification mark shall be rectangular, a minimum of a half-inch on each side and located on the barrel of the bat in any contrasting color.

Here's a link to Little League's 50/70 Rules and Bat Q&A:
http://www.littleleague.org/learn/equipment/baseballbatinfo.htm

Another important note from Little League:
Q-11: Can a bat with a 2 1/4 inch barrel be used in Junior League Baseball and Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division?
A: Yes, but not all 2 1/4 inch bats can be used. If a bat’s barrel has no composite materials in it, it may be used in the Junior League Baseball and the Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Divisions, provided it is labeled with a BPF (bat performance factor) of 1.15 or less, and meets the standards for length, handle diameter, etc. But if the bat has composite materials in the barrel, a 2 1/4-inch barrel MAY NOT be used; only a 2 5/8-inch BBCOR bat may be used.

 
A COMPOSITE-barreled bat with a 2 1/4-inch barrel cannot be used in the Junior League Baseball or Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Divisions, since there are no 2 1/4-inch bats that meet BBCOR standards. If the bat to be used in the Junior League Baseball or Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Divisions has a barrel that is made of wood, or metal (alloy, aluminum, etc.), then it only needs to meet the standards for Junior League Baseball bats in Rule 1.10, and it can have a barrel that is less than 2 5/8-inch in diameter.
 
Basically, any bat with a composite barrel (bat head) is illegal (unless BBCOR (-3)). A bat may contain composite material in the handle so long as it's not in the barrel bat head.  When assessing whether your 2 ¼ bat is legal for 50/70 play, use this list to make sure the bat does NOT have a COMPOSITE Barrel bat head.  
http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/batlists/2015/2015LicensedBatList.pdf


Minors / Machine Pitch / Tee Ball 

 
Little League provides a list of bats that are certified for RLL's Minors, Machine Pitch and Tee Ball divisions:
http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/batlists/2015/2015LicensedBatList.pdf

 


by RLL posted 01/21/2015
RLL Parking

Please do not park on the residents' sides of the streets near the fields.  You may park on the field sides of these streets, and are encouraged to use the designated parking area on the corner of Sheppard and Grant.  Please also inform your friends and extended family members of this policy. We appreciate your help in following these guidelines as we do our best to be good neighbors.

  
 


posted 08/15/2011
Field Status
Byrd North - Richmond OPEN (2/8) 
Byrd South - Richmond OPEN (2/8) 
Byrd Tee Ball - Richmond OPEN (2/8) 
J. B. Cary Elem. - Richmond OPEN (2/8) 
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