Majors and AAA Leagues Late Season StartThe Cheney Parks and Rec, and the Cheney School District, have suspended use of their fields until April 9th due to the excessive wet weather. These fields constitute 70% of the leagues playing and practice fields. Due to this restriction, the Major and AAA league softball and hardball season will be moved to start on April 9th
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call/text Adam Smith at 509-863-3052 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org
New Start ScheduleApril 1 - Coaches get their Schedules (Coaches will begin contacting players)
April 8 - Coaches Meeting and gear distribution
April 10 - Coaches can begin practices
April 22 - First games start Play Ball!
We will shoot to play 2 games a week on both the AAA and Majors levels with the occasional 3 game week for our Majors. We will have our season run 1 week longer to June 9 and have the tournament June 12-17
Bat Changes in 2018!USA baseball bat standard changes, effective January 1, 2018. Please read this and make yourself aware of the new standard in bat sizes and why the change is being made.
Major By-Law ChangesThe WPLL Board made some major changes at our first meeting of the year. These changes include:
- Permanetly adopting our coaches/umpire interaction rule.
- Changing the max number of runs that can be scored per inning at AAA is 4.
- Making a policy for teams that A, AA and AAA can all remian on the same team as long as they play at that level
Read more about these changes on our rules page.
Sign ups for 2017 are now open
We are now accepting registrations for the 2017 season. On-line sign ups can me made at:
WPLL On-Line Registration
We look forward to seeing you at the ballpark helping us celebrate our 13th year of West Plains Little League Baseball!
New League Ages
Little League International has redefined the league age again for the second year in a row. The new league age cutoff will be the players age as of September 1. This will apply to all players born after September 1, 2005.
Players born before September 1, 2006 are still under the April 30th cutoff date.
Please visit the age chart on Little Leagues web site for more details.
Little League Age Chart
Updated CalendarThe calendar for the upcoming season has been updated to reflect this years important dates.
Please note: Tryouts have moved to March 18th at Salnavae: 11:00 AM for baseball and 1:00 PM for softball and March 19th at Medical Lake Waterfront park: 11:00 AM for baseball and 1:00 PM for softball. Please register early so you don't miss out on this years draft.
Our makeup tryout for both baseball and softball will be Wednesday March 22nd at Medical Lake Waterfront park at 6:00 PM, and we will be forming teams on March 23.
Please note that all AAA and Majors rosters will not be complete until March 23th.
Further calendar details can be found on our Calendar Page
Mike Paulson Volunteer of the Year AwardCongradulations to...
He is this years winner of the Mike Paulson Volunteer of the Year Award!
Thank you for all your hard work!
New League Age Rule
The Little League International Board of Directors, on Nov. 14, approved a new transition plan for players born after April 30, 2005. Players born before May 1, 2005 will not be impacted by this change.
Answers to some of the frequently asked questions are now available on Little League International's web site.
New League Boundaries
Last summer, WPLL expanded its boundaries to include Liberty School District.
All players that live in Liberty are now eligible to play in West Plains Little League.
We welcome players from the Spangle community to our league.