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West Springfield

Little League, VA

West Springfield Little League, VA

Welcome VA-9-11 State Tournament

Welcome to West Springfield and District 9! Congratulations to all of you qualifying for this year's state tournament.  We recognize the hard work and dedication it has taken from you player and coaches to get  here, as well as the sacrifices from your families.  We know we are now in for a highly competitive and spirited tournament.  Please download our welcome guide and the information on this site to help make your tournament a positive experience. We look forward to a great tournament. We encourage you all to play hard and play fair and always make good sportsmanship the priority. Best of luck to all of you. 

Welcome Guide
Welcome Letter State Rep Kathy Tran
Welcome Letter Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Pat Herrity

GENERAL INFORMATION

Umpire Information-Mark Smith, District 9 UIC (contact information above) will coordinate umpires.  Local umpires will be used for all Tournament games.

Registration- Registration will take place at West Springfield High School from 1-4 PM on Wednesday, July 13. At this time each team should provide their team roster, completed affidavit, and checks for the team’s t-shirts and extra picnic tickets.

Opening Ceremonies-  Opening Ceremonies will be held in the West Springfield High School baseball stadium at 5:00 PM on July 13. Players should wear their team shirts.  Arrival time is 4:30.

Picnic- The pre-tournament dinner catered by Pure Perfection will take place in the cafeteria at West Springfield High School at 6 PM on July 13.

Managers, Coaches and Umpires Meeting- The meeting will be held in Spartan Hall at West Springfield High School (direction signs will be provided) immediately following the dinner.  Approximate start time will be 7:30 PM, July 13.

Fees-There are no fees for admission or parking.  District 9 and West Springfield Little League will appreciate donations when the hat is passed at each game to help defray the many costs associated with holding the tournament. 

Parking—Ample parking is available at Byron Park.  Please avoid spots reserved for handicapped persons, emergency vehicles and tournament staff.  Please also be aware that some areas are more prone to foul balls than others.   

Pregame Procedures--Teams should be at the field at least 45 minutes prior to their game time.  As soon as you arrive report to the tournament director for the coin flip.  Home team will occupy the first base dugout.

At 30 minutes prior to game time visiting team will take the field for warm-ups.                                                       

 At 20 minutes prior to game time home team will take the field for warm-ups.                                                                          

At 10 minutes prior to game time players, coaches, tournament director and umpires will be introduced.  Players will line up behind the foul lines as they are introduced. We will recite the Little League Pledge and/or play the National Anthem.  Coaches will meet with the Umpires for the pre-game conference.  Then we will “Play Ball”.

Practices—Practice fields and batting cages will be provided by Central Springfield Little League at Trailside Park, 6700 Stagecoach St., Springfield, VA 22150.  A pre-game batting practice schedule will be distributed at registration.  Fields will be available upon request to Mike Warbel (614-216-1901 or [email protected]).   

Team Equipment---All bats, helmets and other equipment must meet Little League requirements.  Prior to each game, teams will line up their equipment, including all bats, gloves and helmets in front of your dugout for umpire inspections.

Spectator Policies and Procedures--No noise makers of any kind will be allowed.  Bleacher seating will be provided but you are welcome to bring your lawn chairs, canopies or tarps.  There will be a concession stand open during the tournament.  With the exception of the host league/district, no spectator’s equipment associated with streaming of games may be affixed to any location on the playing facility including lighting stanchion and fencing.

 

Schedule of Events

Wed, July, 13         

1-4 PM         Tournament Registration/Check-In

                      West Springfield High School,  Sports Lobby – Door 5 (in rear),   6100 Rolling Road Springfield, VA 22152


-          Affidavit Checks will take place at this time. Teams must provide a complete Affidavit book with all supporting documents including medical releases for each plyer and all waivers.  We will keep your affidavit until you are finished in the tournament.

-          Welcome bags with t-shirts and picnic tickets will be distributed.

                     5 PM            Opening Ceremony - WSHS Baseball Stadium  (please arrive no later than 4:30)

                     6:00 PM       Pasta Dinner – WSHS Cafeteria

                     8:00 PM        Pre-Tournament Meeting – WSHS Spartan Hall

-          Managers, coaches, umpires and district officials

-          All teams must attend

Thursday through Saturday         

Pool Play Games at West Springfield Little League 

-          Schedule TBD

-          Anticipated start times are 10:00, 1:00, 4:00 and 7:00 on Field #1 (Wrigley) and 10:30, 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 on Field #2 (Yankee)

Sunday and Monday                    

- Single elimination championship featuring the first & second place teams from each Pool. A schedule will be provided when we have the final count of the number of teams.      



Game Schedule


We will update the schedule with teams once district championships are determined. 

Championship Bracket 

Pool 1                                           Pool 2                                    Pool 3

D14-McIntire                                 D5-Atlee                                D7-York County                 

D16-Loudoun South                   D10-Fairfax American         D15-King William

D4-Vienna American                  D2- Bedford                           D9-    

D8-VA Beach                                D12-Cave Springs                D3-Broadway

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Thursday 7/14 Wrigley                             Thursday 7/14 Yankee                                     

10 AM           D14 vs D16                        10:30 AM                 D5 vs D10

1 PM             D4 vs D8                            1:30 PM                    D2 vs D12

4 PM             D7 vs D15                         4:30 PM                    D9 vs D3

 

Friday 7/15 Wrigley                                  Friday 7/15 Yankee                     

10 AM           D15 vs D3                          10:30 AM                 D14 vs D4                         

1 PM             D7 vs D9                            1:30 PM                    D5 vs D2

4 PM             D10 vs D12                        4:30 PM                   D16 vs D8

 

Saturday  7/15 Wrigley                            Saturday 7/15 Yankee                 

10 AM           D5 vs D12                          10:30 AM                 D15 vs D9

1 PM             D14 vs D8                          1: 30 PM                   D16 vs D4

4 PM             D10 vs D2                          4:30 PM                   D7 vs D3                

 

Sponsors


 Diamond Heroes Baseball Inc Moss Building & Design
 KerrWerx Glory Days Grill
 www.glorydaysgrill.com
 DICK'S Sporting Goods Paradise Ice Cream
 www.paradise-catering.com
 CertaPro Painters of Springfield FLIGHT Adventure Park
 Metro Baseball Academy
 
 Out of the Bubble Bakery
 Ledo Pizza - West Springfield
 www.ledopizza.com/store/west-springfield
 Kona Ice
www.kona-ice.com
 Visit Fairfax
 www.fxva.com
 

Team Roster

Please email your team roster along with a team picture to Mike Warbel at [email protected] as soon you win your District Tournament. 

Team Roster

Tournament T-Shirt Order Form

Pre-Order your Tournament T-shirts and they will be ready to pick up at Registration! Ensure that you order the correct size as we will have limited availability of extra sizes. A limited number may be available on site during the tournament for purchase. This is a great tournament souvenir for the family! $20.00 per preordered shirt ($25 on site). Email your order to Karyn Schneider at [email protected]. You will receive a confirmation of your order within 24 hours; if you do not receive this confirmation, resend the order. ORDERS MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 5, 2022

T-Shirt Order Form   Please combine individual orders into one team order.

 



Pre-Tournament Dinner

WSLL will host a pre-tournament pasta dinner in the WSHS cafeteria immediately following the Opening Ceremony.  The dinner is catered by Pure Perfection, a local small business co-owned by a WSLL family.  The menu includes:

Penne pasta w/ marinara or butter
Meatballs
Salad w/ Caesar or Balsamic Vinagrette
Cookies & Brownies
Water, Soda, Fruit Punch/Lemonade

Pricing for the meal is as follows:
Players & Coaches - FREE
11 & Older - $13
10 & Under - $10
3 & Under - FREE

Order Form 

All meals must be pre-ordered using the below order form.  Meal tickets will be distributed at registration, at which time payment must be provided by cash or check.

Please email the below form to Heather Crocetto ([email protected]) as soon as possible and not later than July 9.



Concession and Vendor Information

The Byron Park Concessions Stand will be open each day of the tournament from approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the first game until approximately 30 minutes after the completion of the last game.  Cash and credit cards are accepted.  In addition to the regular menu listed below, a unique item from outside vendors will be available each afternoon (e.g., Chick-Fil-A, Papa Johns, etc.).  Also, each morning, donuts and/or breakfast burritos will be available. 

CONCESSIONS MENU

Byron Burger - $5                   Hot Dog - $4               Chips - $1

Popcorn - $2                           Seeds - $1               Soft Pretzel - $2

Candy Bars - $2                     Slushy - $2               Frozen Treats - $2

12 oz. Pop - $1                       Water $1                   Sports Drinks - $1

Coffeee - $1

Recreation Activities

Recommendations for dining and recreation activities will be posted on the tournament website.  Of note, West Springfield is approximately 15 miles from the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the heart of our nation’s capital.  Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington and the object depicted in the tournament logo, is approximately 10 miles away, and Bull Run battlefield is approximately 15 miles to the west.  The tournament’s host hotels are adjacent to West Springfield Town Center, a full-service shopping mall with several dining options, a movie theater, and Dave & Buster’s entertainment center.  More great, local restaurants are also located a short drive from Byron Park.   

LOCATIONS/ADDRESSES

LOCATIONS/ADDRESSES

OPENING CEREMONY/PICNIC: West Springfield High School

                                                             6100 Rolling Rd.

                                                             Springfield, VA  22152

GAME FIELDS:                               West Springfield Little League

                                                             Byron Park

                                                             6500 Byron Ave.

                                                             Springfield, VA  22150

PRACTICE FIELDS:                       Central Springfield Little League

                                                            Trailside Park

                                                           6700 Stagecoach St.

                                                           Springfield, VA  22150


  LODGING

The following hotels have provided discount rates for tournament participants. When booking, mention the 9-11 State Tournament and West Springfield Little League.  Discounted rates must be booked by July 8, 2022.

1.     Hilton Springfield  (135 rooms available at $99/night)  703-971-8900

6550 Loisdale Rd.  Springfield, VA  22150

* Link     Call in Reservations at 1(800)-774-1500 & Use Code: WS0713

2.     Courtyard by Marriott   (30 rooms available at $109/night)  703-924-7200

Book your group rate for West Springfield Little League 9-11

You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.

Event Summary:

West Springfield Little League 9-11

Start Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2022

End Date: Monday, July 18, 2022

Last Day to Book: Saturday, June 18, 2022

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

Courtyard Springfield for 109 USD per night

 

Emergency Numbers and Medical Facilities

Inova Urgent Care – West Springfield

6230 Rolling Rd.

Springfield, VA  22152

571-665-6460

Providing adults and children same-day medical care for minor illnesses, injuries, and more.

7 days a week, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Approximately 3-5 minutes from Byron Park


Inova Emergency Room – HealthPlex Franconia-Springfield

6355 Walker Ln.

Alexandria, VA  22310

703-797-6800

A department of Inova Alexandria Hospital.

Approximately 10 minutes from Byron Park

Contact

West Springfield Little League
West Springfield Little League, P.O. Box 2563
Springfield, Virginia 22152

Email: [email protected]
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