Register Staff Report
The Richmond Little League will be holding sign-ups beginning Jan. 12 for players interested in playing in any of its leagues in 2014.
Leagues and ages are: Senior 13-16, Major 11-12, Minor 9-10, Coach Pitch 8-9, Rookie Coach Pitch 6-7, Tee 5-6 and Wee 4-5.
Players who are six and have played one season of Tee Ball may play in Rookie Coach Pitch.
Players who are seven and have played one spring season in Rookie Coach Pitch may try out for Coach Pitch. If not drafted on a Coach Pitch team, will play in Rookie Coach Pitch.
Players who are eight and have played two spring seasons, one of which was in Coach Pitch, may try out for Minor League. If not drafted on a Minor League team, will play on Coach Pitch team.
Players who are nine and not drafted into Minor League will play on a Coach Pitch team.
Players who are 11 and not drafted in Major League will play on a Minor League team.
Sign up dates, time and place
Sunday, Jan. 12 — 2-4:30 p.m. — Galaxy Bowling Center
Saturday, Jan. 18 — 2-4:30 p.m. — Galaxy Bowling Center
Sunday, Jan. 19 — 2-4:30 p.m. — Galaxy Bowling Center
There will be a $10 late fee for sign ups after Jan. 19
Those who don’t sign up on the above dates can be placed on a waiting list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Include child’s name, birth date, parent’s name and contact information.
Those on the waiting list may not get on a team.
Wee Ball — $45
T-Ball — $65
Rookie Coach Pitch — $75
Coach Pitch — $75
Minor — $75
Major — $75
Senior — $105
Senior League games will begin in May at the end of the middle school baseball season.
An additional sign-up date for Senior League will be on Sunday, March 9 at the Little League office from 2-3 p.m. The tryout date for Senior League will be March 16.
All players who did not play in the fall or spring 2013 seasons in the Richmond Little League program should bring a certified birth certificate to sign-ups. A hospital certificate is not a certified birth certificate.
A certified birth certificate may be obtained online at www.vitalcheck.com
Registration forms are available on the website and will be available at sign-ups. Payment (cash or check) is expected at the time of sign-ups. There is no scholarship/financial assistance program.
Fund raiser information will be approved at sign-ups. Parents may choose to participate in the fundraiser and sell at a later date, or parents may choose not to participate and pay an additional buyout fee at sign-ups.
Volunteer forms will need to be completed by all adults who would like to be a manager, coach, to help at practices, or assists in any way providing service to the league.
Volunteer forms will be available at sign-ups. Volunteer forms (including a copy of a picture ID) should be given to one of the commissioners at sign-ups. All managers and coaches must be approved by the Board of Directors. All other volunteers may be approved by a commissioner.
Managers and coaches will be required to attend training and meetings as scheduled.