There are a lot of moving parts that go into a successful Little League® Registration Day. Creating a checklist of actionable items to be completed prior to registration day and on registration day itself will help a local Little League’s Board of Directors stay organized and on task for the big day.

Preparing for Registration Day

The following list of items will help a league prepare for their registration day.

  • Posters and signs posted at area businesses/bulletin boards/schools/yards/intersections
  • Notices sent to previous year players
  • Advertise registration on league websites/social media pages
  • Set up online registration and fee payment
  • Send registration information to local media-newspapers, TV, radio
  • Determine tryout dates/times/location
  • Registration materials printed
  • Assign Board Members with Registration Day responsibilities
  • Understand what are the accepted Residency Documents

Registration Day

Once registration day arrives, use this list ensure even the smallest details are remembered:

Setup:

  • Tables and chairs in place one hour before registration begins
  • Have different registration stations available for different age groups/divisions
  • Outdoor signs with arrows pointing toward the entrance
  • Treasurer’s Table setup (credit card machine for paying fees, form for refunds, etc.)
  • Copier and/or scanner for copying birth certificates/proofs of residency (see the Residency Checklist for more information)
  • Assign all worker’s shifts to begin 30 minutes before registration starts

Paperwork and Resources:

Playing Information:

  • Tryout Information, Schedule, and Division Breakdown
  • Tryout Number Assigned
  • Dates of Regular Season and Tournament Play
  • Tournament Eligibility Requirements
  • Method of Tournament Team Selection
  • Dates/Times/Locations of Mandatory Parent Meeting