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Frequently Asked Questions: Residency and School Attendance Eligibility

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1. Will a parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of returning players without a Tournament Player Verification Form need to provide documentation from the three groups above, or is their eligibility to participate in the league for the regular season “grandfathered?”+
2. Why is Little League requiring its local leagues to collect a minimum of three specific forms of residency documents?+
3. Are leagues required to have a parent(s) or legal guardian(s) complete a Tournament Player Verification Form at registration?+
4. Why did Little League decide to remove a school-issued report card or performance record as a way to establish players’ eligibility based on school attendance?+
5. What documentation is acceptable to support school attendance?+
6. How do I obtain the official Little League School Enrollment form?+
7. What documents is a parent(s) or legal guardian(s) expected to bring to a local league’s player registration?+
8. What is the document collection procedure for local leagues that conduct online registration?+
9. Are leagues required to photocopy/scan all residency/school attendance documents?+
10. How will parents know what documents will be needed to register their child?+
11. What should a league’s response be to a parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who arrive at registration without the expected/appropriate documentation?+
12. Will a returning player(s) who lives inside the local league’s boundaries be able to use school attendance documentation if the player(s) attends school inside the league’s boundaries?+
13. Does Little League prefer a local league use the residency documentation, or the school attendance documentation form when both are applicable for registering a player?+
14. What is the information that a local league is looking for on the documents?+
15. What if I no longer have the documentation from the first year my child was eligible using the Tournament Player Verification Form?+
16. Will the modified residency requirements affect a volunteer’s ability to be approved as a coach, manager, or a member of the local league’s Board of Directors?+