OSWEGO, NY – Batter up! The 2011 baseball season for Oswego Little League is kicking off with the Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Player Registration to be held at the Oswego Elks Lodge on Feb. 15, from 5 to 9 p.m.
“We’re looking forward to the 56th season of Oswego Little League Baseball,” said Tim Murphy, president of Oswego Little League. “And, we hope our young players and their families will come out on February 15th to become a part of a wonderful tradition.”
According to Murphy, Oswego Little League offers seven divisions of organized youth baseball for all boys and girls, ages 5 through 16, including the Challenger Division, for players with special needs. Registration fees vary for each division: Challenger: $30, T-Ball/A: $40, AA: $60, AAA/Majors: $80, Jr/Sr: $90. These fees are valid until March 1st.
Children residing within the boundaries of the Oswego City School District are eligible to register with Oswego Little League. Registrants are required to provide proof of age, verification of residence inside the League’s boundary, and provide a signed copy of the Medical Release form.
Volunteer forms are also available. Oswego Little League currently has a need for many new volunteers, to fill several positions of need. Managers, coaches and team parents are needed. League volunteers are also needed for concession, field maintenance, scorekeepers, and umpires.
The required forms and instructions are available now at www.oswegolittleleague.com, and may be filled out in advance, or at the registration tables on February 15th.
Spaghetti dinners will be available for eat in or take out. Dinners are priced at $8.00 for adults, and $6.00 for a child. Delivery of dinners may be arranged for groups that have to work that evening. Pre-sale tickets are available from any Board Member.
There will be an additional opportunity to register in person on Saturday, February 19th, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm, at the Oswego YMCA Armory Building.
Oswego Little League is a fun and safe environment for your children to learn and play baseball. Register by March 1st to reserve a roster spot.
Little League, founded in 1939 in Williamsport, Pa., is the world’s largest youth sports program with more than 2.8 million children and 1 million volunteers in more than 100 countries.