We will be having our Fall Clean Up Day at the HINTZ COMPLEX on Sunday, November 6th from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.
Please stop down if you have time - The more people we can get, the faster we can complete the work. We appreciate any help you can provide!
Hello BLL Families,
Thank you for a great 2016 Season! Please read below for important information regarding INTERMEDIATE and MAJORS DIVISION SHOWCASES in August, 2016 and Registration Information!
Registration is NOW OPEN for Intermediate and Majors Division through 08/05/16. Please click on the following link to complete your registration: http://bll53105002.siplay.com/site/
Burlington Little League will be introducing a new Division to the League for the 2017 Season. Players of League age 12(*) and 13 will be eligible for the Intermediate Division (50/70). Teams are created through a draft system. This is a highly competitive division. Players should possess an outstanding knowledge of baseball fundamentals, skills and strategies.
(*)Players of League age 12 may request to play in both Majors and Intermediate during the same season (per LL Regulation IV) but their BLL Majors team will remain their top priority should scheduling conflicts occur. Their eligibility will be determined by the BLL Board based on overall Intermediate roster needs. ($150.00 per Division)
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 | 5:00-7:00 pm @ Hintz Complex
Thursday, August 18th, 2016 | 5:00-7:00 pm @ Hintz Complex
INTERMEDIATE DIVISION (50/70): you must attend ONE of the Showcase Dates. Detailed information will be emailed to you once your registration has been completed.
MAJORS DIVISION: you must attend ONE of the Showcase Dates if you did NOT play in the Majors in 2016. All returning Majors Players do NOT need to attend and will continue with their 2016 Majors Team. However, online registration must be completed prior to the deadline on 8/5/16. Detailed information will be emailed to you once your registration has been completed.
PLAYERS: Please bring your LITTLE LEAGUE MEDICAL RELEASE FORM, PLAYER CONCUSSION FORM and BATTING CAGE WAIVER to the Showcase at the Hintz Complex on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 or Thursday, August 18th, 2016 | 5:00-7:00 pm. You will find the PDF attachments at the registration link above.
VOLUNTEERS: Please bring your VOLUNTEER APPLICATION (New OR Returning Forms), COACHES CONCUSSION FORM and BATTING CAGE WAIVER to the Showcase at the Hintz Complex on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 or Thursday, August 18th, 2016 | 5:00-7:00 pm. You will find the PDF attachments at the registration link above.
More info on Intermediate: Home games will be played on the Junior Field at Hintz Complex. We will be installing the shorter bases and cutting the infield grass to accommodate the shorter bases. Number of teams will depend on the number of kids that tryout. We will be playing teams within District 6: South Milwaukee, Oak Creek, Lakeland, Felix Mantilla, Franklin, Greenfield and any other BLL teams. 16 teams participated in the District Inter-League play this season. Games will be played primarilyMonday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s, approximately 18 games in the Season.
We will be participating in District and State All-Stars with a chance to go to Regional’s and beyond. And then, the following year as 14 year olds, do it again in the Junior and Titan programs on the big field (60/90).
We are looking forward to a fun Season in 2017!
Zarek won 2 out of 3 games against Bear Realty this week to become the new city champions.
Congratulations to all the Minors teams on a successful year!
River Bandits are our Minor Champions
Owlz took 2nd and Bulls took 3rd
Bees were the Consolation Bracket Champion
Burlington Little League Families:
Despite temps in the 30’s and a good deal of rain, the 2016 Burlington Little League (BLL) baseball season is well underway. Kids that have been in the BLL program for a decade are finishing up their LL playing careers on the Junior Field, while first year players experience T-ball and teamwork for the first time at Branen field.
In addition to the joy every new baseball season brings, I have some exciting news to announce for 2017. The BLL Long Range Planning Committee recommended the formation of an Intermediate Division, otherwise known as 50/70 baseball. For those of you unfamiliar with 50/70 baseball, it is for boys and girls, ages 12 – 13, who want to play on a larger field than the majors, but slightly smaller field than high school baseball. The BLL Board met to discuss the recommendation and unanimously supported the formation of this division.
The Intermediate division will be a feeder program to our Junior Division and older Titan travel teams. The BLL Intermediate division will join the District 6 program, which in 2016 formed a league of approximately 16 teams from five local Little League communities. Tryouts for the Intermediate and Major league teams will take place later this summer. Additional details will be available soon.
It is great to be able to offer programs like Intermediate baseball to families at a fraction of the cost of what many other community clubs charge. It is only made possible thanks to the generosity of our league’s volunteers and sponsors.
Each month at the league board meetings, we review and discuss suggestions received from
families on how to improve the BLL program. We like to refer to this as the, “Can this be done” list. At the top of the list were:
I am pleased to report that the batting cage lighting was upgraded by Trak Electric and shorter batting tees were purchased. The other two projects will require BLL to work directly with the City of Burlington to accomplish. The BLL has maintained a terrific working relationship with the city over the years. City officials share our belief that Branen Field and the Hintz Complex are wonderful facilities everyone should be proud of. I am confident that progress will soon be made on the netting and bathroom issues.
It has been my honor to serve as President of the Burlington Little League. I have so much respect for the league volunteers past and present, the league sponsors and city officials, who made affordable youth baseball a tradition in our community over 50 years ago. We have accomplished so much but there is more to be done. Let’s keep the tradition of affordable community based baseball going!
Best wishes and many thanks to the families, volunteers and sponsors that make this program what it is.
President – Burlington Little League
Thank you to all that came out and helped prepare the complex for the upcoming season!
This is a friendly reminder that pets are not allowed at the Hintz Complex or Branen Field per City ordinances. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
Burlington Little League is made up of 5 divisions:
Juniors - Ages 13-15
Majors - Ages 9-12-this is based on a draft system. You must tryout and be drafted into this division. You then remain on the same team until you move out of this division
Minors - Ages 8-12: There is a showcase for this division in order to try and make equal teams. 8 yr olds are not guaranteed a roster spot in this division, they must have adequate skills determined at the showcase. 12 yrs olds who wish to participate in this program must talk with League President in order to obtain a waiver not to play in the Major division
Rookie - Ages 7-8. 6 year olds are also eligible for Rookies. Machine and kid pitch
T-ball - Ages 4-6.
2015 U11/12 All Star State Champions
2015 U10/11 All Star State Champions
2014 U11/U12 All Star State Champions
2013 U10/11 All Star State Champions
2013 U11/12 All Star State Champions
2012 U9/10 All Star State Champions
2011 U11/12 All Star State Champions
2010 U10/11 All Star State Champions
2010 U11/12 All Star State Champions