Last Updated: August 28, 2015

Fall Sports Registration Links

We hope your summer has been enjoyable. As we head into the new school year and Fall sports season, we wanted to provide you with links to some already known local offerings for Fall sports, as well as two newer offerings that you may not be aware of. Best wishes for a great Fall and a successful 2015-2016 school year!

Athletes in Action Flag Football (see attached brochure) - runs on Tuesdays and Saturday mornings from mid-September through mid-November at EATS; open to boys and girls ages 5-14; will include guest appearances by professional and college playersleaguelineup.com/aiaflagfootball

Highsticks Field Hockey (see attached brochure) - runs and Thursdays and Sunday mornings from September 10 through October 29 at EATS and South Hunterdon H.S.; open to players in grades 3-6; run by former college players, assistant coaches currently playing at college and high school levels

South County Soccer League - runs from mid-September through late November

 

Flemington-Raritan Baseball - runs from September through October

 

 

Clash Tournament News

The 2015 Clash Tournament is now underway. The schedule is found here. Coaches for the 8U through 12U age groups should send scores and 9U through 12U should include pitchers (innings pitched) in an email to Rick Monus and copy the opposing coach, Chris Thompson and Dave Rosner. Contact information for all coaches and pertinent AVLBL contacts is included in this file - 2015 Clash Contacts. 

The AVLBL contact for field/game related issues for Thursday is:

 

Tournament rules can be found here.

Directions to fields can be found here.

Please be respectful of parking signs. Do not park in the first row of spaces at the municipal building on weekdays. Firehouse parking should be on the grass beyond the left field fence. Parking at the school is limited to the parking lot - do not park on the grass. There is also no parking on Fox Hunt Rd. without proper disability credentials.

Clash Volunteers

Please visit the link below for the positions available each day throughout the tournament. Each family is required to complete 4 hours of service. You are also required to complete an additional 4 hours for each child on an All-Star team. Please note that there are both 2 hour and 4 hour shifts available. Make sure that you schedule for the proper amount of hours that you owe. If you are uncertain of the number of hours you need to complete, please contact Chris Thompson at thompsonfamily.athletics@gmail.com Additionally, if you are unable to fulfill your hours, we have a listing of a number of teenagers that you can hire to cover your shifts. Please email Chris for this list as well.

We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.
 
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
 
1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/4sNYFL
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

 

Accepting Donations

Please consider giving a tax deductible, cash donation to the Amwell Valley Little Baseball League. The league needs funds to continue to offer a high quality program for our children. Click here to use our online form to submit donations.

 Sponsorship Opportunities

AVLBL needs your sponsorship!  Sponsorship provides funding for field maintenance, team supplies, umpires and the AVLBL picnic to name a few. Click here to view the many ways you can support AVLBL and promote your business. Please contact avlblsponsors@gmail.com to assist with questions.

AVLBL Board Members for 2015

President/- Chris Thompson

Vice-President - Jim Sutton

Secretary - Chris Kellogg

Treasurer (interim) - Chris Thompson

Webmaster - David Rosner

Tournament Scheduler - Chris Thompson

Tournament Coordinator - Rick Monus

Fields & Maintenance - Dean Heide & Josh Bousum

Equipment & Uniforms - David Osborne & Jim Sutton

Sponsorship - Clint Mundy & Dean Heide

Snack Shack Coordinator - Sara Monus

Volunteer Coordinator - Chris Thompson

Majors Coordinator - James Davies

Minors Coordinator - Jim Sutton

PeeWee Coordinator - Randy Crane

Tball Coordinator - Chris Kellogg

Seniors Coordinator - Jeff Graycar

Softball Coordinator - Bill Eaton

Township Liason - Tim Matthews

 

A special thank you goes out to departing board members Clark Williard (with help from Kim, of course), Tom Glock, Chris Destefano and Kevin Leighton. Their years of service are very appreciated and have made contributions that will stay with AVLBL for years to come.

 Recycling

AVLBL is partnering with the East Amwell Recycling Committee to promote better recycling practices at our fields.  Please use the Recycling containers - all cans, bottles and plastic containers (including aerosol) are recyclable (#1-7).

For more information please see this link.

 
Divisions
 
Boys & Girls Baseball   Girls Softball
Tee Ball 4-6 (Age 4 before 05/01/14)   Pee Wee Softball Grades 1 & 2
Pee Wee Baseball 7-8 (Age 7 before 05/01/14)   Minor Softball Grades 3 & 4
Minor Baseball 9-10 (Age 9 before 05/01/14)   Major Softball Grades 5 & 6
Major Baseball 11-12 (Age 11 before 05/01/14)   Senior Softball Grades 7 & 8
Senior Baseball (Age 13-15)
 
Safety Equipment

AVLBL is recommending the following safety equipment:
    • Protective Athletic Cup
    • Sternum Protector / Heart Guard
    • Mouth Guard
    • Batting Helmut with Face Mask
    • Baseball cleats  
Please read our policy on safety equipment
 
Request for AVLBL Volunteers
 
Without volunteers, aspects of the program are at risk this year.

We would be delighted to receive interest from any parent who can lend a hand.  

Please feel free to reach out to any member of the board you know to discuss what's involved.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday,  Sep 2
Board Meeting 7:30pm
Wednesday,  Oct 7
Board Meeting 7:30pm
Wednesday,  Nov 4
Board Meeting 7:30pm
Wednesday,  Dec 2
Board Meeting 7:30pm
Wednesday,  Jan 6
Board Meeting 7:30pm
Wednesday,  Feb 3
Board Meeting 7:30pm

For a complete calendar listing, click here!