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 > Little League Online > District Officers > D.A. Bulletins > 2009 > DA Bulletin - March

DA Bulletin - March

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District Administrator Bulletin - March 2009
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Chartering Follow-up: Chartering Follow-up: Confirm the charter status of all local Little Leagues by logging on to Little League Data Center: http://datacenter.activeteamsports.com/llb/index.jsp? Contact all leagues that have not chartered, or are considering not chartering, for 2009. Contact the League Development Department at Little League International for assistance with leagues that may not or will not charter.Direct any questions to Dan Velte, Director of League Development, at: 570-326-1921, ext. 223; or dvelte@LittleLeague.org.
 
 
Background Checks: All managers and coaches need to be screened through a background check process prior to assuming their duties for the 2009 season. Little League International recommends using: http://littleleague.choicepoint.com/. As a reminder, each league is afforded 125 free background checks and every subsequent check is done at a cost of $1 per check. The ChoicePoint Help Line phone number is: 866-399-6647; Option 4.
 
2009 Pitch Count Options: For the 2009 regular season, two pitch count options are available to local leagues. The options are found on Pages 34-37 of the 2009 Little League Baseball rulebook. Either Option 1 or Option 2 must be agreed upon by each division and approved by the board of directors prior to the start of the season. Each option is specific and must be implemented in full. These options apply to regular season only.
 
Player Eligibility Waiver Requests: All waiver requests involving player eligibility must be processed by the district and respective regional offices, and acted upon by the Little League International Charter Committee in Williamsport, before said player may participate in the local League program.
 
Authentication Codes for Little League Coach Resource Center: An e-mail will be distributed in the coming days that will provide the authentication code for access to the Little League Coach Resource Center located online at www.LittleLeagueCoach.org
 
A Safety Awareness (ASAP) Plans: The deadline for submission of ASAP plans is April 1. Districts with 80 percent or more of leagues submitting a qualified safety plan will earn a $350 insurance credit. Leagues in districts achieving 60-79 percent participation will earn a $150 credit.
 
2009 Rulebooks: Little League Baseball and Little League Softball rulebooks are available for purchase at a discount by District Administrators and local league Presidents at Little League International, at the regional centers, and by phone. Others may purchase rulebooks at the full price of $7 at these venues, and online at www.LittleLeagueStore.net.
 
This District Administrator Bulletin is sent monthly to District Administrators and Assistant District Administrators via e-mail.