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Welcome to Redwood City Little League

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Goetz Pants Voucher & Specials
02/28/2017
RWCLL Pant Voucher To receive your pair of baseball pants...
Little League Day at AT&T Park
02/24/2017
Save the Date:  Little League Day at AT&T Park We did...
Big Al's Coaching Clinic
02/15/2017
HOST: Los Altos Little League and CA D44 PLACE: Pinewood School...
Looking for Umpires! Sign up Today!
02/28/2016
Did you ever think that you could be a great umpire? Do you want...
Little League Age Determination - 2017
10/08/2014
Little League International has voted on making further changes to...
 
Goetz Pants Voucher & Specials

Pants Voucher & Specials

RWCLL Pant Voucher

To receive your pair of baseball pants ($14.95 value), visit Goetz Bros. Sporting Goods at 1125 Industrial Road, Suite E, San Carlos. Check in with them and grab what you need.

 

Baseball Specials for RWCLL players: Take 20% off any batting helmet. Ask for your RWCLL discount and get 10% off the rest of your purchase!


by posted 02/28/2017
Little League Day at AT&T Park

Little League Day at AT&T Park

Save the Date:  Little League Day at AT&T Park

We did it again! We have reserved the Left and Center Field Bleachers so we can see the boys go head to head as your San Francisco Giants take on the Cincinnati Reds!

Help us celebrate the missions of Little League while connecting Little Leaguers with some of their Big League Giants Heroes, and creating a full day of memories that kids and parents alike won't soon forget. 

The Day’s Activities include:

-  Pre-Game Q&A with Giants Pitchers & Coaches!
-  League Banner Parade on the Field!
-  Special Kids giveaway item for Little Leaguers!
-  Kids run the bases after the game!

Game Day:  Sunday, May 14th vs the Cincinnati Reds - 1:05pm
Cost:  $35.00 per seat with a 6 ticket per family maximum

Tickets are on sale March 4th at 10am.  

We look forward to seeing the Big League and our Little Leaguers hit the field once again.


by posted 02/24/2017
Big Al's Coaching Clinic

Coaching Clinic with Big Al

HOST: Los Altos Little League and CA D44
PLACE: Pinewood School Gym - Upper Campus 26800 Fremont Rd, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

CONTACT: Peter Jewett 408.550.5806 Big Al 1.866.940.0227


Wednesday evening March 1st (coaches & parents of players 4-8 yrs.)
Learn how to introduce the skills of the game in a creative, fun and effective way. Experience Big Al`s practice approach that your players and their parents will love. Training for baseball and softball coaches and parents from “rookies” and “veterans”.

7:00 PM - Registration 7:15 PM to 9:45 PM - Hands on Training


Thursday evening March 2nd (coaches & managers of players 9-13)
Learn how to teach the skills of the game and organize fun and effective practices.
Experience Big Al`s “Teach it- Try it- Game it” approach for skills and team strategy! Includes drills & fun activities focused on developing all the players on your team.
Training for baseball and softball coaches and managers; “rookies” and “veterans”.
7:00 PM - Registration 7:15 PM to 9:45 PM - Hands on Training

 

Bring your glove and wear comfortable clothes to participate!

 

 


by posted 02/15/2017
Looking for Umpires! Sign up Today!


Did you ever think that you could be a great umpire? Do you want to make a difference in your child’s Little League experience, but don’t have time to coach? Well here’s your chance. Umpiring is a way to get on back on a Little League field and lead the kids of the Redwood City Little League through fast, fun, fair, and safe Little League games. We’re looking for adults and youths 10-18* to help umpire in our Minors, Major, and Big Field Divisions. It’s a challenge, lots of fun and it’s a great way to participate in Little League even if you only have a few hours to offer.

*To umpire at age 10-12, you must be currently playing in RWCLL Majors.


How do I get started?
First, sign up by completing our interest form by Clicking Here.  We will then send you a invite you to one of our umpire training sessions. You’ll be trained by experienced RWCLL umpires on the rules and field mechanics. You’ll sign up for games with our scheduler to umpire games that fit your schedule, usually with a partner. All RWCLL umpires are issued an umpire shirt, a hat, a ball/ strike indicator and a Little League Rule Book.


Youth Umpiring-A First Job
We look at our youth umpire program with pride as as we have trained a number of former players to develop leadership skills on the baseball field. As a youth umpire, you will earn $20 - $35 per game or if you want to earn community service hours in lieu of pay we can do that as well. For many kids, this is their first paid job. Also, just ask a dad or mom who has umpired with their son or daughter. Umping games together can be a rewarding, enriching shared experience that you will talk about for years.

Click here to complete the youth umpire application!

Welcome the Redwood City Little League Umpire Corps. Play ball!


by posted 02/28/2016
Little League Age Determination - 2017

Little League International has voted on making further changes to the age determination for players in Little League.  The following is taken directly from the Little League Website.

 

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.

Why the change?

In 2011, Little League conducted very detailed participation research. As a result of that research, we learned that parents, players, and volunteers wanted to see Little League become, as a whole, a younger program, and give children an easier way to play Little League with their classmates. Since the research concluded, Little League revamped its Tee Ball program, established a Coach Pitch Program, and changed its residency requirements to allow children to play in the league where their school is located. Adjusting the Age Determination Date will help us achieve the goal of making Little League younger. And, making the date August 31, the same that many schools in many states use for student registration, allows Little Leaguers to play with their classmates.

This change will make the Little League Baseball Division, also known as the Major Division, truly a 12 and under program – ensuring that no child playing in the Little League/Major Division will turn 13 years old at any point during their final season in that division. The same will be true with the upper age limit at all teenage divisions of Little League Baseball.

What’s the difference?

In 2014, Little League District Administrators initially voted to move the age determination date from April 30 to December 31, effective with the 2018 season. That was amended by District Administrators and the Little League International Board of Directors in August 2015, moving the date from December 31 to August 31.

For players born on or before August 31, 2005: The new age determination date of August 31 will be effective starting with the 2018 Little League Baseball Season. For the 2016 and 2017 seasons, these players will use the April 30 age determination date.

For players born on or after September 1, 2005: The new age determination date will be effective immediately, starting with the 2016 season. This was the implementation used for the 2015 season, with players turning 4 to 9 years old during the 2015 calendar year to use the December 31 age determination date. That implementation remains in place, except instead of using December 31, you will use August 31.

What’s the impact of this new change to my child?

If your child was born between January 1 and April 30, there has been no impact in any of the Age Determination Date changes.

If your child was born between May 1 and August 31, there is no change from the previous age change and implementation.

If your child was born between September 1 and December 31, he or she essentially reverts back to where they were from a League Age standpoint prior to the 2015 season, and, like those born between January 1 and April 30, there is no impact on them.

“After announcing the new age determination date for our baseball divisions in 2014, we have received important feedback from many volunteers and parents,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO. “We continue to work with all our volunteers and our International Board of Directors toward the goal of making the Little League Baseball Division truly a 12 and under program, while also mitigating the impact to those currently participating in the Little League program.”


 

2017 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
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2012 2012 2012 2012 4
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 5
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 6
2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 7
2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 8
2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 9
2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 10
2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2005 11
        2005 2005 2005 2005         11
2005 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 12
2004 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 13
2003 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 14
2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 15
2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 16
2000 2000 2000 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 17
1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 18

 

Note: This age chart is for BASEBALL DIVISIONS ONLY, and only for 2017.


by posted 10/08/2014
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Field Status
Bechet Field (AA) - Redwood City OPEN (2/28) 
Garfield (J) - Menlo Park TBD (2/28) 
Griffin Field (AA) - Redwood City OPEN (2/28) 
Hawes Field (M) - Redwood City  -- 
Henry Ford (TBall -Dirt) TBD (2/28) 
Henry Ford (TBall-Dirt) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Henry Ford (TBall-Grass) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Hoover - Charter St (A) - Redwood City OPEN (2/28) 
John Gill Elementary (A) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Kennedy School (AAA) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Kiwanis Field (M) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
McGarvey Field (50/70) - Redwood City OPEN (2/28) 
McKinley Field (AAA) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Mitchell Field (M) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Pacific Shores (AAA) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Pacific Shores (J) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Roosevelt (AAA) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Roosevelt (TBall) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Roy Cloud (A) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Selby Lane (AA) - Atherton TBD (2/28) 
Taft (50/70-Bay Rd.) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
Taft (AA-Eighth St.) - Redwood City TBD (2/28) 
The Cages at Red Morton - Redwood City OPEN (2/28)