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New Division Tryouts

2020 DIVISION TRYOUTS

WHAT DIVISIONS HOLD TRYOUTS?

BASEBALL: AAA DIVISION, MAJOR DIVISION & SENIOR DIVISION
SOFTBALL:  MAJOR DIVISION

DO I HAVE TO ATTEND TRYOUTS?  
TRYOUTS ARE FOR PLAYERS WITHIN THE BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL PROGRAM WHO ARE NEW TO A DIVISION.  IF YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR A DIVISION THAT YOU DID NOT PLAY LAST SPRING, AND THAT DIVISION REQUIRES TRYOUTS (AAA, MAJOR OR SENIOR DIVISIONS) YOU MUST ATTEND A TRYOUT.   ANY PLAYER LEAGUE AGE 9 IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND A MAJOR DIVISION TRYOUT.  YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ATTEND A TRYOUT FOR MINOR SOFTBALL, COACH PITCH BASEBALL OR INTERMEDIATE 50/70.  

USE THE AGE CALCULATOR ON LITTLELEAGUE.ORG TO DETERMINE YOUR "LEAGUE AGE".  

WHY HAVE TRYOUTS?
EACH TEAM HEAD COACH WITHIN YOUR NEW DIVISION WILL OBSERVE EACH PARTICIPANT.  THE LEAGUE HOLDS TRYOUTS FOR SEVERAL REASONS INCLUDING PLAYER SAFETY AND FAIR DISTRIBUTION OF ABILITY.  

WHERE ARE TRYOUTS?
THE TRYOUTS FOR SPRING 2020 WILL BE HELD AT MVP CLUBHOUSE.  THE MVP CLUBHOUSE IS LOCATED NEXT TO DUNHAMS SPORTS IN THE COLUMBIA MALL IN BUCKHORN.  THE MALL ADDRESS IS 225 COLUMBIA MALL DRIVE BLOOMSBURG, PA 17815.  FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THE MVP CLUBHOUSE FACILITY CALL 570-387-1541.

WHEN ARE TRYOUTS?
THE SPRING 2020 TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD AT MVP CLUBHOUSE ON SATURDAY FEBRUARY 1 AND SATURDAY FEBRUARY 15.
Major Softball 4pm-5pm
Player Pitch Baseball 5pm-6pm
Major Baseball 6pm-7pm
Senior Baseball 7pm-8pm

WHAT SHOULD I BRING/WEAR?
THE TRYOUTS ARE HELD INDOOR.  THEREFORE, NO CLEATS ARE PERMITTED.  DRESS COMFORTABLE AND READY TO PERFORM FUNDAMENTAL DRILLS SUCH AS THROWING, RUNNING, CATCHING, AND HITTING.  WEAR COMFORTABLE SNEAKERS THAT ARE SAFE FOR RUNNING ON GYM/RUBBER FLOORING.  YOU SHOULD BRING YOUR BASIC GEAR TO INCLUDE A GLOVE, BAT, BATTING HELMET AND BATTING GLOVES IF DESIRED.  YOU MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE 2020 SPRING SEASON IN ORDER TO ATTEND.  SOFTBALL AND AAA BASEBALL BATTING HELMETS MUST HAVE A MASK FOR TRYOUTS.  SOME GEAR WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR KIDS TO USE.  

WHAT IF I DON'T ATTEND TRYOUTS?
TRYOUTS ARE CONDUCTED FOR PRIMARILY TWO REASONS, THE MOST IMPORTANT TO BE PLAYER SAFETY.  LEAGUE ADMINISTRATION OBSERVES EACH PLAYER TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT PARTICIPATION IN THAT DIVISION WILL NOT BE A SAFETY CONCERN.  ATTENDING A SCHEDULED TRYOUT IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THAT DIVISION.  IF YOU ARE AGE 9, YOU MUST TRYOUT FOR THE MAJOR DIVISION.  

WHO DO I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?
ON THE MAIN HOME PAGE OF THE DANVILLE AREA LITTLE LEAGUE SITE YOU WILL FIND A TAB NAMED LEAGUE OFFICERS.  THIS TAB WILL INCLUDE ALL BOARD MEMBERS AS WELL AS DIVISION COMMISSIONERS AND CONTACT EMAILS.  THE DANVILLE AREA LITTLE LEAGUE ALSO UPDATES A LEAGUE FACEBOOK PAGE.  THE FACEBOOK PAGE PROVIDES REAL TIME INFORMATION AND ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS.

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