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New Mandatory Play Rule for 2018

Posted by Sandy Harrington at Apr 10, 2018 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

A new mandatory play rule for tournament play is effective with the 2018 Little League International Tournament.  The mandatory play regulation is for tournament season play only.  Beginning this year, a manager's failure/refusal to insert players into the line-up as outlined in the new rule shall result in immediate ejection of the manager and removal for the remainder of the International Tournament, without replacement.

The umpire-in-chief or other individual designated by the game Tournament Director in consultation with the official scorekeeper, shall advise both team managers, at the appropriate time as outlined in teh new rule, of their obligation to insert all players who have not completed their mandatory play requirement.

The full text of the updated Tournament Rule 9, which pertains to baseball and softball 8-10 year old division, 9-11 year old division, Little League, Intermediate division, and Junior League can be reviewed by clicking here.


 

 

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2018 District 5 Tournament Information

Posted by Sandy Harrington at Apr 3, 2018 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

2018 District 5 Tournament Information

Welcome to the Post Season Tournament Page. This page contains all information regarding District, State, Regional Tournament Information and more!! 

District 5 Tournaments:

BASEBALL TOURNAMENT BRACKETS:

8-10 BASEBALL - Congratulations to Tuckahoe-American - D5 and VA State Champions!!  Tuckahoe-American defeated West Springfield American 9-5 and advanced to the Tournament of State Champions in Greenville, NC.  Tuckahoe-American advanced as the #2 seed out of pool play, but fell in a hard fought game 4-6 to North Carolina and was eliminated. We are all very proud of these boys and the way they represented Tuckahoe, District 5 and Virginia! 

9-11 BASEBALL - Congratulations to Mechanicsville - D5 Champions!!  Mechanicsville advanced to represent D5 and Mechanicsville at the State Tournament in Woodstock where the boys lost their first two games and did not advance to the single bracket tournament.  We are all proud of Mechanicsville and the way they represented Mechanicsville and D5!

MAJOR BASEBALL - Congratulations to Tuckahoe American - D5 Champions!!  Tuckahoe American advanced to represent Tuckahoe and D5 at the State Tournament in Roanoke.  Tuckahoe American won over D7-Poquoson, D1-Abingdon and Fort Hunt and advanced to the semifinals, where they fell to Louisa in the semi-final game and were eliminated. We are all so proud of these boys and the way they represented Tuckahoe and District 5! 

INTERMEDIATE BASEBALL - Congratulations to Richmond - D5 Champions!!  Richmond advanced to represent D5 and Richmond at the State Tournament in Broadway.  Richmond won their first game 10-5 over Phoebus and won their 2nd game 13-3 over Fort Hunt.  They lost their 3rd game 2-31 to Broadway, and lost their 4th game 0-15 to Arlington Natl and were eliminated.  We are all proud of Richmond and the way they represented Richmond and D5!

JUNIOR BASEBALL - Congratulations to Tuckahoe-National - D5 Champions!!  Tuckahoe-Natl advanced to represent D5 and Tuckahoe at the State Tournament in Alexandria.  Tuckahoe won their 1st game 13-2 over Coles, lost their 2nd game 6-16 to Richmond County and lost their 3rd game 0-10 to DTQ and were eliminated.  We are all proud of Tuckahoe Natl and the way they represented Tuckahoe and D5!

SENIOR BASEBALL - Congratulations to Ashland - D5 Champions!  Ashland advanced to represent D5 and Ashland at the State Tournament in Tazewell.  Ashland lost their 1st game 3-13 to Lower Loudoun.  Ashland wins their 2nd game vs Lebanon 13-1 and falls to Hampton, 2-9.  We are all proud of Ashland and the way they represented Ashland and D5!


SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT BRACKETS:

8-10 SOFTBALL - Congratulations to Atlee ladies - D5 Champions!!  The ladies advanced to represent D5 and Atlee at the State Tournament in Bristol.  Atlee's results from pool play:  Round 1 - defeats D13 3-0.  Round 2 - defeats D4 14-0.  Round 3 - defeats D10 20-4.  On 7/9 the girls played twice - defeated Louisa 7-2 and defeated Honaker 10-0 to advance to the Championship Game!!  Atlee lost a close one to Bridgewater (0-2).  We are all proud of Atlee and the way they represented Atlee and D5!

9-10-11 SOFTBALL  - Congratulations to Chesterfield ladies - D5, Virginia State, and Southeast Region Tournament of Champions Champion!!!  We are all very proud of the way these girls represented Chesterfield, District 5 and Virginia!!!

MAJOR SOFTBALL - Congratulations to Atlee ladies - D5 Champions!!  The ladies advanced to represent D5 and Atlee at the State Tournament in Luray and ended up going 4-2 in the tournament.  The Atlee ladies battled all the way through the losers bracket to reach the semi-final game!!  We are all proud of Atlee and the way they represented Atlee and D5!!

JUNIOR SOFTBALL - Congratulations to Chesterfield ladies!  The ladies advanced without play to represent D5 and Chesterfield at the State Tournameant in Honaker.  Results from the tournament: 1st game - loses to Shore 2-3.  2nd game - wins 7-1 over Madison County.  3rd game - wins 7-2 over Shore.  4th game - wins 8-2 over Mathews and advanced to the Championship game where they lost to Honaker.  We are all very proud of the way the ladies represented Chesterfield and D5.

SENIOR SOFTBALL - Congratulations to Huguenot Ladies - D5 Champions!!  The ladies advanced to represent D5 and Huguenot at the State Tournament in Aylett.  Huguenot wins over Woodstock 14-4, loses to Bluefield 4-7, and loses to Central Acc 3-6 and were eliminated.  We are all proud of the way they represented Huguenot and D5!


 

 

Effective immediately, Little League has amended Rule 1.10 for Little League Baseball for the Coach Pitch/Machine Pitch Divisions and the Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division and Junior League, to reflect this guidance from USA Baseball. Read the fully updated Rule 1.10 on LittleLeague.org.
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Updated Bat Information

Posted by Sandy Harrington at Feb 19, 2018 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )

Little League® International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information, that includes the latest bat information, current Little League Baseball® rules and regulations governing bats, and a series of frequently asked questions.

As of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard was implemented. USABat Standard bats must be used in the Little League Major Baseball Division and below. Either USABat Standard bats or BBCOR bats must be used at the Intermediate (50/70) Baseball and Junior League Baseball Divisions. At the Senior League Baseball Division, all bats must be meet the BBCOR standard. Little League-approved baseball bats that were approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity as of January 1, 2018. For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

Important Note: These changes only affect baseball divisions and don’t affect any divisions of softball.


 

At its annual fall meeting in November 2017, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved new updates to the Little League Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies that will take effect starting in the 2018 season. On this page, you will find a full breakdown of all the changes to the rules and regulations, including a summary of each and where it is located in the Little League Rulebooks.

The Little League® International Board of Directors and Little League International Tournament Committee approved the voting results of the 2018 Little League International Congress Delegates. The results will bring 11 changes to the Little League Baseball®, Little League Softball®, and Little League Challenger Division® programs with the goal of enhancing the Little League experience for all participants. Many of the changes focus making Little League games more fun and exciting for all participants, while also providing more opportunities for children and flexibility for local leagues.  

2018 Congress Agenda Full Voting Results

2018 Congress Agenda Rule & Regulation Changes Enacted

2018 Congress Agenda Tournament Rules and Guidelines Enacted

2018 congress Agenda NOT Enacted