TOURNAMENT PLAY – RESIDENCE AND SCHOOL ATTENDANCE PLAYER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Each local Little League determines the actual geographic boundaries of the area from within
which it shall select players.  Players will be eligible to play with that league only if they reside or the physical location of the school where they attend classes is within the boundaries provided to and approved by Little League Baseball, Incorporated.
I. A player will be deemed to reside within the league boundaries if:
A. His/her parents are living together and are residing within such league boundaries, OR;
B. Either of the player’s parents (or his/her court-appointed legal guardian) reside within such
boundaries. It is unacceptable if a parent moves into a league’s boundaries for the purpose of
qualifying for tournament play. As detailed later in these rules, the penalty for violation of this
rule may, in Little League Baseball, Incorporated’s discretion, result in the disqualification of a
player, team or entire league from regular season and/or tournament play.
“Residence,” “reside” and “residing” refers to a place of bona fide continuous habitation. A place
of residence once established shall not be considered changed unless the parents, parent or guardian
makes a bona fide change of residence.
Residence shall be established and supported by documents, dated or in force between February
1, 2014 (previous year) and February 1, 2015 (current year), from THREE OR MORE of the following
categories to determine residency of such parent(s) or guardian:  Suggestion Bring January 2015 Utility bill for dated items so they are easier to obtain.  Car insurance that you carry in the vehicle has dates. Drivers License.  Others on list below, You can strike out any financial information if using those records.
1. Driver’s License
2. Voter’s Registration
3. School records
4. Welfare/child care records
5. Federal records
6. State records
7. Local (municipal) records
8. Support payment records
9. Homeowner or tenant records
10. Utility bills (i.e., gas, electric, water/sewer, phone, mobile phone, heating, waste disposal)
11. Financial (loan, credit, investments, etc.) records
12. Insurance documents
13. Medical records
14. Military records
15. Internet, cable or satellite records
16. Vehicle records
17. Employment records
NOTE: Example – Three utility bills (three items from No. 10 above) constitute only ONE
document.
Any documents submitted as proof of residence must show customary usage or consumption to
demonstrate bona fide continuous habitation as determined by Little League Baseball, Incorporated in
its discretion.
II. A player will be deemed to attend school in the boundaries if:
A. The physical location of the school where they attend classes is within the boundaries
established by the local league. Note: This excludes home schools, cyber schools, sportsrelated
schools, sports academies, or preschool or after school where a student participates
outside of the primary school the player is enrolled.

“School attendance” refers to the (place) physical location the player in question attends school
during the traditional academic year. Once established, a location of school attendance shall not be
considered changed unless the child is enrolled and attends another school or is no longer enrolled in
the previous school.
School attendance shall be established and supported by a document indicating enrollment for
the current academic year, dated prior to October 1, 2013 and with the physical location of the
school, from ONE of the following categories to determine school attendance by such player:
1. Official/Certified School enrollment record
2. School issued report card or performance record
3. A Little League issued school attendance form completed by the principal, assistant principal
or administrator

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