The purpose of the draft system is to distribute the player talent and skill level amongst all the teams, and therefore have a well balanced league.
New players, players changing teams, players changing divisions and/or leagues must tryout.
Yes, the intent of YNLL is to provide baseball for all kids meeting the specific age requirements set forth by National Little League Baseball, Inc. However, in the Junior and Senior league, the number of players for each team may be limited. Therefore, excess players will be placed on a waiting list until such time a team is in need of another player or, there is enough players to make a new team.
Yes! The National Little League, Inc. is very strict with this rule. The only exception is the “Grandfather Rule”.
If a player has moved out of the boundary limits of the division in which he/she is currently playing, the player may continue to play for that team as long as the player completes the National Little League, Inc. wavier form. This rule does not apply if the player changes teams, divisions and/or leagues.
Yes, under certain conditions. Check with the Player Agent.
The National Little League, Inc. requires that residency shall be established and supported by THREE OR MORE of the following documents: 1-Parents driver’s license; 2-Voter’s registration; 3-School records; 4-Welfare records; 5-Federal, state and local records; 6-Support payment records. 7-Homeowner or tenant property insurance records; 8-Utility bills. YNLL is more lenient in providing this information however, if a player is found falsifying records and/or providing inaccurate information, they will be subject to disciplinary action.
Managers & Coaches
The Manager is the person in charge of the team. He/She is the direct contact between the team and the league. He/she is responsible for all actions and conduct of the team, its players, coaches, and fans.
Contact the VP/Coordinator of the Division in which you would like to coach and they will place you on the Coaching list.
The President of the league along with approval by the Board of Directors selects the Manager of a team prior to the start of the season. The Coach is recommended by the Manager of the team, then the coach must be approved by the same procedure as the Manager.
All players, parents of players, managers, coaches, and volunteers are automatically members of YNLL. However, to become a “member in good standing” you must have attended a meeting within the preceding 12 months.
Some organizations require a fee to become a “member in good standing”, we realize that our members contribute their own money and time. Therefore, we only require that you attend a complete meeting to become a “member in good standing”.
By becoming a member in good standing.
Once you have become a member in good standing you may “make a motion”, as outlined in the “Roberts Rules of Order”.