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Nvcll family, The most recent batch of rain has been too much for the field, so tonight's Majors tryouts and Minors evaluations have been CANCELED! ! Information on rescheduling will be posted. Christopher Bangs 2014-2015 NVCLL President
by posted 10/22/2014
Minors Evaluations / Majors Tryouts

NVCLL Family,

 

Majors Tryouts and Minors Evaluations continue Wednesday with Minors at 6:00pm and Majors at 7:30pm at Liberty Field. 

The final session for Majors Tryouts will be Monday (October 27)  at 7:30pm at Liberty Field.  Minors will be scheduled at a later date.

Should either tomorrow or Monday's session be rained out, it will be rescheduled but the final session will be next week.

Please remember ALL PLAYERS THAT WANT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR MAJORS MUST ATTEND ONE MAJORS TRYOUT, but attending a tryout does not guarantee placement into Majors.  Any kids that tryout but are not drafted in Majors will automatically be entered into the Minors draft.

ALL RETURNING MAJORS PLAYERS, PLEASE REGISTER ASAP, registration for RETURNING PLAYERS WILL CLOSE ON OCTOBER 31! 

Finally, we are still looking for internationals managers!  Please email me if you can help out!

 

Christopher Bangs

2014-2015 NVCLL President


by posted 10/20/2014
Tryouts /Evaluations today

NVCLL Family,

Majors Tryouts and Minors Evaluations continue today with Minors at 4:30pm and Majors at 6:00pm at Liberty Field.

Please remember ALL PLAYERS THAT WANT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR MAJORS MUST ATTEND ONE MAJORS TRYOUT, but attending a tryout does not guarantee placement into Majors.  Any kids that tryout but are not drafted in Majors will automatically be entered into the Minors draft.

There also will be tryouts and evaluations Wednesday at 6:00pm and 7:30pm at Liberty Field.

ALL RETURNING PLAYERS, PLEASE REGISTER ASAP, in order that we can start preparing for the draft.

Finally, we are still looking for minors and internationals managers!  Please email me if you can help out!

Christopher Bangs

2014-2015 NVCLL President


by posted 10/18/2014
NVCLL Majors 2015 Update

NVCLL Family,

 

Last year NVCLL expanded our Majors division from 6 teams to 7 teams in order to accommodate the additional kids that would be Majors eligible due a change (from Little League International) in the date used to determine Little League age.  A few months AFTER our expansion of Majors, however, we were notified that Little League International was going to defer implementation of that rule change until the 2018 season.

 

As a result of no longer needing to accommodate additional Majors-eligible players, NVCLL has decided to contract the Giants and return to 6 teams in Majors.  All returning Giants players are guaranteed to return to Majors and will be drafted by the remaining 6 teams.  These teams (and their approved managers) are:

Reds, Darrell Caniero

Yankees, Ted Ryder

Braves, Matt Semon

Mets/White Sox, Keith Davie

Pirates, Terry Adelstein

Cubs, Mike O'Donohue

 

The effect for the 2015 season is that there will be about 30 open spots in Majors this season (the exact number depends upon the number of returning Majors players).  These spots will be filled (as usual) through a draft.  All of the (former) Giants players and the players new to Majors that are Little League 12 (who have attended try outs) are guaranteed spots in Majors.  The remaining spots will be filled by kids aged Little League 10 or 11 that have attended Majors try outs.  Any kids aged Little League 10 or 11 that have attended Majors tryouts but are not been drafted into Majors will be entered into the Minors draft as their talent will form the crux of the Minors Division.

 

The impact of the rule change on the 2018 season will be discussed in more detail in the future.

 

The NVCLL Board, and especially myself, apologize for the confusion and disruption based on the Little League rule change that spurred on the decision to expand Majors in the first place. 

 

Christopher Bangs

2014-2015 NVCLL President


by posted 10/15/2014
Tryout/Evaluation Update

NVCLL Family,

Majors Tryouts and Minors Evaluations continue tomorrow (weather permitting) with Minors at 6pm and Majors at 7:30pm at Liberty Field.

Saturday's time has been moved up to Minors Evaluations at 4:30pm and Majors Tryouts at 6pm at Liberty Field.

There will be one last session next week.  Please remember ALL PLAYERS THAT WANT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR MAJORS MUST ATTEND ONE MAJORS TRYOUT.

If Thursday is rained out, it will be rescheduled.

ALL RETURNING PLAYERS, PLEASE REGISTER ASAP, in order that we can start preparing for the draft.

Finally, we are still looking for minors and internationals managers!  Please email me if you can help out!

Christopher Bangs

2014-2015 NVCLL President


by posted 10/15/2014
Registration FAQ

Registration Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the ages for each level?

Tee Ball is for kids aged 4, 5, 6 as of April 30, 2015

Rookies is for kids aged 6, 7 as of April 30, 2015 (6 year olds must have played Tee Ball last year)

Internationals is for kids aged 7, 8, 9 as of April 30, 2015

Minors is for kids aged 9, 10, 11 as of April 30, 2015

Majors is for kids aged 10, 11, 12 as of April 30, 2015

Juniors is for kids aged 13, 14 as of April 30, 2015

Seniors is for kids aged 15, 16 as of April 30, 2015

 

2. So my 9 year old can play either Internationals or Minors?

Yes. And a 7 year old can play either Rookies or Internationals. And 10 or 11 year olds can play Minors or Majors. Unless a parent specifically requests differently, the children are placed in the draft pool for the highest level they qualify (age-wise) for and if they are not taken in that draft they are atomically put in the pool of the next lowest level. Every child is guaranteed to be drafted in an age appropriate level.

 

3. My child misses the cut-off for the level they want to play because they are too young, whom do we ask to get them registered for that level?

NVCLL decided a few years ago to eliminate all subjectivity in placing kids in levels and use the Little League age (age as of 4/30) as a strict guideline. If your child does not meet the age requirements, they cannot play at that level. For further detail, please contact the appropriate division head or a member of the executive board. But please be advised, there are NO exceptions to this rule.

 

4. Do we have to attend all nights and days of evaluations/try-outs?

No, each child only needs to attend one session … any session that works for you.

 

5. My child did not attend evaluations for Internationals previously, why do they have to this year?

Evaluations are not required; they are voluntary, though recommended. If a child does not attend evaluations they cannot be drafted onto a team and instead will be placed on a team by the division head.

 

6. My child did not attend evaluations for Minors previously, why do they have to this year?

See question #5 above

 

7. What about Majors try-outs?

a. Players new to Majors must attend try-outs. IF they do not try out, they cannot play. Attending try-outs (for 10 and 11 year olds) does not guarantee playing in Majors, as there are a very limited number of spaces open. Instead the try-out will serve as a basis for whom is drafted and in what order. All 12 year olds that try out for Majors will make a Majors team.

b. 10 and 11 year olds that try out for Majors but are not drafted will be automatically entered in the Minors draft.

c. Returning Majors players do not have to try-out, they only have to register.

 

8. What if we can’t make any of the try-outs / evaluations?

If an Internationals or Minors child does not attend evaluations, they will be placed on a team by the division head. IF a Majors child does not attend try-out, they cannot play Majors, though they can still play Minors. The only exception is if a child is injured and applies to the league president for a waiver of tryouts.

 

9. My child only wants to play with his friends … / My child must play for his manager from last year / My child needs to car pool with …

Requests to play for certain managers and/or with other children are honored only in Tee Ball and Rookies. In higher levels, these comments may be added, but there is no guarantee that they will be followed as these levels all use drafts to determine teams.


by posted 10/13/2014
Help us Build a Picnic Area at Liberty

Help us build Liberty Picnic Area

We are raising money to help pay for a picnic area at Liberty Elementary school and our Little League Field.  The bricks will be placed on the south side of the recently cleared space near the new bull pen area. Bricks cost $125 for a 4 by 8 and $ 200 for an 8 by 8 Brick. For an additional $100 we can also include your business logo.  Custom Bricks and larger sizes are also available upon request. (We recommend all caps)   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  -
Yes, we’d like to reserve a permanent brick. Please engrave our brick as follows:
 
ANY SYMBOL IS CONSIDERED ONE SPACE (PERIOD, COMMA, DASH)
ALL TEXT IS CENTERED UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
    4 x 8 Brick $125
                                         
                                         
                                         
                                         
 
    8 x 8 Brick $ 200
                                         
                                         
                                         
                                         
                                         
                                         
 
   EXAMPLE
C O N G R A T U L  A T I O N S   C U B S  
S T A T E   C H A M P I O N S            
2 0 0 2 ,   2 0 0 3 ,   2 0 0 4          
 
PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM AND YOUR CHECK PAYABLE TO:

or
click on the link below to order now!
 
CLICK HERE for the Online Brick Order Form

Nyack Valley Cottage Little League
NCVLL
P.O. Box 293
Valley Cottage, New York 10989
 
Name:  ________________________________________ Phone: (_______) _________________________
Address: _______________________________________________________________________________
City:   ____________________________________ State: __________________ Zip: __________________
Email Address:  ___________________________________________ Amount Paid: ___________________
 

If you have any questions, please email Terry.adelstein@nvcll.org
 
by posted 03/07/2013
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