Sign ups for Mountains Little League are underway and parents who sign up their child or children by January 25, 2015 will receive a $10 discount. Sign-ups begin Friday, January 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Roadhouse Pizza in Crestline. On Saturday, January 17 sign ups will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Lake Arrowhead Deli. Neo’s Pizza House on Hwy. 18 (Hilltop Blvd.) in Running Springs will be the sign up location for the Thursday, January 22 event. Signups will be held from to 9 p.m. at the Hwy. 18 restaurant. The last of the sign up events will be held on Saturday, January 24 at Lake Arrowhead Deli. The hours for sign ups at this location are noon to 4 p.m.
Online registrations can also be made but there is a $5 convenience fee for online sign ups. To register online log onto: mountainslittleleague.net.
The fees for the 2015 year are $65 for T-ball applicants who register by January 25, 2015. After January 26 the charge will be $75. The baseball division of the Little League will have sign ups between now and January 25. The fee for this level is $105 if paid by January 25 and $115 for parents who sign up after January 26. Softball fees are $95 if paid by January 25. After that date the fee jumps to $105. Fees include each player’s jersey, cap, basic picture package and trophy.
All players must be four-years-old before January 1, 2015 so be sure to take the child’s birth certificate when you go to sign ups.
Tryouts and late registrations will be held on Saturday, January 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for players who are 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 years old. Saturday February 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. children who are 10, 11 and 12 years old will sign up. On Saturday, February 7 players who are 10, 11 and 12-years-old will sign up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. February 14 is sign-up day for children who are 12, 13 and 14-years-old. The hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Makeups for all Little League players will be held Feb. 14 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Girl softball makeups for those 8, 9 and 10 years old will be held at Saturday, February 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Girls Softball players 11 years old and older will sign up on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Girls Softball make-ups for all ages will be held Monday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. All sign ups will be held in the Mary Putnam Intermediate School school gym.
Take note that T-Ball players who are ages 4-7 do not have tryout how ever eligible Farm players, 6-8 years old will be going through a placement evaluation.
For parents of special needs children take note that the “Challenger Division” for these children athletes will be available.
Want to help coach or volunteer to be a team mom or help the league in some other way? If so call (909) 335-5140 or log onto http://www.facebook.com/mountainslittleleague or log onto http://www.mountainslittleleague.net.
Remember, this is a league for children of many ages, talents or experience and the whole idea is that all children play and get the experience of working together on a team. It’s one of life’s great learning lessons.