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Fountain Valley Little League

FAQ

Q: What is League age?

A. Below is a chart to figure out your child's league age.
LITTLE LEAGUE AGE CHART

Q: When does registration occur?

A: Registration for Fall Ball opens in July.  Registration for Spring Ball late fall.  Registration opening dates will be announced and posted on our home page.

Q: What are the registration fees?

A: Tee Ball $125, Farm $145, Minors and Majors $160, Intermediate (50/70) $175.00, Juniors $190.   Fall fees, all $80.

Q: What is League Membership

A: League membership entitles you to vote for nominated board members for our following season. It also entitles you to run for a board position if you chose to. Membership is FREE as long as you indicate your name and/or your spouses name when prompted during the registration process. Fountain Valley Little League is a volunteer organization.  Having membership does NOT require any volunteer responsibilities.

Q: Can I pay by check?
A: Yes there is a check option you can chose when checking out.  You will need to bring the check to one of our verification days made out to FVLL. We do prefer credit or debit cards paid on website for easier accounting.

Q. What is the Late Fee?
A: If you REGISTER ONLINE prior to December 20, 2016 you will avoid paying a $20 late fee.  As long as you Register Online COMPLETELY (finish through the payment process) prior to Dec. 20th you can still come to January document verification date with no fee. The earlier we have players sign up online gives us more time to prepare for the season.

Q: What is Shopping Cart?
A: If you do not complete your registration by completing your payment either by Credit Card or Mail in Check option your registration is not complete and will stay in your shopping cart.  Your child is NOT registered if the order remains sitting in the shopping cart.

Q: What is the Spring Fundraiser?
A: We only have one mandatory fundraiser during the season.  We will have a HIT-A-Thon Fundraiser this year, more info coming soon.  

Q: What does my registration fee include?
A:  

  • Team jersey (with name and number included)
  • Cap
  • Socks
  • 1 composite team photo and individual player photo
  • 4 individual player wallet photos
  • 1 individual player photo button

ALL REGISTRATION FEES  go towards field rentals paid to City of FV, light fees, Insurance, equipment, field maintenance, trophies, Opening Day/Closing Day celebrations and a variety of expenses our league needs to run successfully.

FALL REGISTRATION includes t-shirt and hat, does NOT include socks or a picture package. 

Q: What additional fees will occur during season?  

A: Most teams will get names/numbers on hats and team banner cost is usually $10-15 per player.  There is an optional league Angel Day at Angels Stadium a great family event, tickets $20 per person.  There may be additional small incidentals throughout season; such as snacks for players, optional coaches gifts, pizza parties, etc.

 Players are responsible for providing the following required equipment: 

  • Glove
  • Cleats (no metal spikes, except Juniors)
  • Protective cup (boys only)
  • Baseball pants

 The following equipment is recommended, but not required: 

  • Batting helmet
  • Bat
  • Equipment bag

Q: Is there a multiple-sibling discount?

A: Third player and subsequent players $50 discount.  All siblings must be included on the same order.  The discount will be applied on the final page of 'checkout'.

Q: How do I register more than one child?
A: If you need to add another player to your registration order, click "My Account" before checking out to add a new participant.

Q: How do I provide my child’s proof of age and proof of residence?
A: We have several verification days prior to our Spring season for NEW and RETURNING parents to bring in verification documents.  See the following for lists of acceptable documents:  Proof of Age and 3 Proofs of Residency.  

Q: Does my child need to tryout?
A: No tryouts are needed for Tee Ball or Farm.  Player evaluations (TRYOUTS) are held for Minors and Majors will be held in January. Player evaluations for Intermediate and Juniors will depend on registration numbers. Players are assigned evaluation times at  one of our Verification dates.  Players are not evaluated for the Fall season.

Q: When will I be contacted by my new team manager?
A: For Fall Ball, teams are drafted in August.  For our Spring season, teams are drafted in late January and announced in early February.

Q: When will games and practices be held? 
A: In the Fall Season all games will be played on Sundays.  During Spring there will be one to two fielding practice per week at Managers convenience.  Games- Spring Season Tee Ball will play once a week, with all other divisions playing twice weekly.

Q: How do I volunteer to become a team manager?
A: If you are interested in being considered for a role as a manager or coach, please sign up for a volunteer role during registration and 
contact league President Stuart at 714-514-0274

Q: I am presented with multiple division options for registration.  Which division should I choose?
A: Our system presents options based on your child’s "League Age".  Some of our division age groups overlap.  Please select the division you would like your child to play in.  For our Spring season, Minors and Majors will be evaluated and drafted to the division appropriate for his or her skill level.  For our Fall season, there are no evaluations, but players usually play one division level above what they played in the Spring.

Q: I signed up but decided not to play, how can I request a refund?
A: Please email us at [email protected] to request a refund prior to be placed on a team/January 31st.  Once players have been drafted or placed on a team, registration fees are non-refundable.

Q: When will a schedule be available?
A: For Fall Ball, schedules will be distributed by your team manager in late August.  For our Spring season, schedules will be distributed by your team manager in late February.

Q: When does the season begin and end?
A: Our fall season runs from September to November.  For our spring season, Opening Day is held in late-February/Early March.  Games will run until late May/Early June.  Post-season and All-Star play begins afterward and can continue into July.

Q: Do you provide financial assistance?
A: Those who need to apply for financial assistance may email their request to Stuart Yager fvllpresident@gmail.com.

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