Tournament Information

Little League Tournament meeting — Sunday June 19th 6:00pm
Crowne Plaza - 15 Middlesex Canal Park Rd, Woburn

Please make sure Team Managers attend as well as Game directors. The first part of the meeting will be to review Tournament affidavits.

We will review tournament paperwork and schedules. Remember that a complete and accurate affidavit along with all appropriate documents (original birth certificate, school or residency docs, medical release, etc.) will be required before it will be approved.

Please refer to the following link for detailed Tournament information including rules, guidelines, eligibility, etc… http://www.littleleague.org/tournament-resources Included in the links on the Tournament resources page are Tournament play rules, FAQ for many of the common questions, Mandatory play info, Affidavit, Medical release forms, affidavit presentation, etc. 


NOTE: For returning players, you can use the approved Player Verification form AND  (School enrollment form OR Residency proofs) from a previous year. No need for birth certificate or new residency proofs IF you retained these docs for players from a prior years tournament.

NOTE For new players or players without a prior years paperwork, utilizing the School Enrollment form is straight forward.  We recommend this option for players that attend school within your league boundaries.

Here are requirements and recommendation when preparing documents: 

  • Fill out the Affidavit electronically via the LL Data Center,  save and print out (using the online system will fill in Affidavit, Player Verification forms automatically and create League maps with players).  Tournament Affidavit FAQ   and   Tournament Affidavit tutorial
  • Complete Medical Release form for each player (signed by Parent)
  • Complete Player Verification form for each player (signed by Parent and President). One for each player should be printed after completing Online Affidavit 
  •  Provide either School Enrollment form  OR  3 Residency documents (see checklist)
  •  Reminder, original birth certificate needs to be checked. After approved, you can return it to the players family.
            *not needed if you have prior years Player verification and supporting documents
  •  Manager, President & Player Agent must sign Team Affidavit.
  •  Map showing where each player resides or where the school that the player attends (print after completing Online Affidavit)
  •  Each Affidavit must have minimum of 12 players. 
  •  Juniors and below have maximum of 14, Seniors allowed 16 players. 
  • see Player Verification checklist   (This does not get submitted but is very helpful when collecting player documents)

    Mandatory play is different for 12 or less players (1 at bat AND 6 consecutive defensive outs) vs. 13 or more players (1 at bat only).  Mandatory play is based on the number of eligible players at the start of each game.   (No Mandatory play in the Senior divisions)

    Number of Coaches  is based on number of eligible players at the start of the game.  11 or less players (1 Manager & 1 Coach) vs. 12 or more players (1 Manager & 2 Coaches)
    *13 or more eligible players at the start of each game provides maximum number of coaches and simplified Mandatory play

    Check here for bats that have been 
    DECERTIFIED by USA Baseball  

    Little League International has issued a letter to all youth batting helmet manufacturers for clarification on whether or not adding to their helmets voids their NOCSAE certification. They will post all manufacturer responses at LittleLeague.org/HelmetAdditions, where you can also find more information about helmet attachments and NOCSAE.

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