Northwest Little League Summer Programs
A great experience for players of all abilitiesUpdated Monday June 5, 2017 by NWLL.
2017 Summer Recreational Program
NWLL’s summer recreation program begins Monday, June 19th. Open to boys and girls ages 7-11 the summer program supplements our traditional recreational offerings during the fall and spring seasons, but with distinct emphasis on skill development.
This includes intensive clinics on Monday and Wednesday evenings (except July 3rd) centered on improving baseball fundamentals. In addition, NWLL sponsors intramural games on Friday evenings to provide players the opportunity to utilize their skills in game situations. Here are the details:
•Where: Friendship Park | 45th and Van Ness Streets, NW
•When: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm | no clinic on Monday, July 3
•Starting: Monday June 19
•Ending: Friday, July 28
2017 Summer Tournament Program
NWLL will sponsor 12u, 11u, and 10u all-star teams that will enter the DC District Little League championships. These tournaments ultimately feed into the national Little League tournaments. The DC 12u champion advances to the Mid-Atlantic regional in Bristol, Connecticut; the DC 11u and 10u champions advance to the Maryland state tournament. In addition, NWLL will refer strong 9u players interested in playing summer ball to an outside organization that will play in local tournaments through the end of July.
NWLL’s goal for its summer tournament teams is to compete at a high level, consistent with the principles of good sportsmanship, fair play, and fun.
Player Selection: The players for tournament teams are selected from among top players who participate in our Spring season. Parents should be aware that player availability to commit to the summer season as well as parent conduct during the spring season may be taken into consideration in player selection.
• Tryouts for the 12u, 11u, and 10u teams will be held on the Friday, May 19 at 7pm at Friendship Field. Teams will be selected on June 1st.
• Tryouts for 9u players will be held on Monday, June 5th at 6pm - 9:30 pm
Tryouts for the 12u team will be limited to players selected to represent their regular season Majors team in the all-star game. Tryouts for the 10u team will be limited to players selected to represent their regular season team in the AAA all-star game. League age 10 year olds playing in the Majors division are welcome to try out for the 10u team without making the Majors regular season all stars.
Selection to the 11u and 9u teams will be highly competitive; however, tryouts for those teams are open to all league-age 11 and 9 year-old players – regardless of regular season all-star status. Registration for tryouts will open before May 12th and all tryout participants must register free of charge.