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D33 Leagues

























 
Welcome to District 33

Our District is located in San Diego California and is comprised of 15 leagues. Our area covers parts of San Diego and La Mesa from Balboa Park to Mount Helix from Highway 94 to Highway 52. Please take a look at our League Boundaries Map to see which league you are in.

Helping young people develop character, discipline and teamwork while maintaining physical
and emotional well being through Little League Baseball.

 
D33 Calendar Agenda

 
2018 Tournament of Champions Tournament
The District Tournament of Champions begins on Monday, June 4th for all divisions. Below are the brackets and rules for the tournament.
All necessary forms for TOC can be found under the "D33 TOURNAMENT" tab located at the top of this page. After clicking on D33 Tournaments, Click on the tab D33 Tournament Forms in the drop down menu.

All brackets will be updated daily during the tournament. Please click on our Fields & Facilities page for directions to your game. Be sure to check back often as information could change due to circumstances beyond our control.

Baseball Juniors Baseball Majors Baseball Minors TOC Affidavit TOC Rules

 
2018 District Dinner Re-Cap
Our annual District Awards Dinner was held on May 5th, 2018 at the Handlery Hotel. A special "thank you" goes out to Angela Engquist, for putting together another outstanding and memorable event.

We were honored to have a few special guests in attendance; April Meeheder, Western Regional Director. Chris Rutz, Little League World Series Umpire. Tamara Alexander, District 55 District Administrator and Rocky Brownlee, Western Region Event Staff Commitee Chair.

April Meeheder, Western Regional Director and Pete Gregorivic, Assistant District Administrator had the honors of handing out this year's awards. Mark Beall, District Umpire in Chief joined, April and Pete to hand out the umpire awards.

District Service Awards
These awards are handed out to special individuals that have showed outstanding dedication to Little League Baseball and Softball in our San Diego area.


Mike Sanchez

Serra Mesa Little League
Mike was on Deployment, so his wife, Valerie accepted for him


Dave Graham

Allied Gardens Little League


Chris Adams
La Mesa National Little League


Chris Hill
Chollas Lake Little League


Kim Hemmings
Patriot League



Umpire Awards

These awards are given to outstanding umpires who are recognized for his/her skills and dedication to umpiring for that year.

Rookie Umpire of the Year

Clark Allen
La Mesa National Little League

Umpire Service Award

Andy Carver
Serra Mesa Little League

Umpire of the Year

Laura Sheppard
Sunshine Little League


Joe Schloss Little League Coaches Awards
This award is given to managers or coaches that demonstrate leadership in local leagues with Loyality, Courage and Character.


Mike Williams
Rolando Little League

Mario Pappazi
San Carlos Little League
Mario was unable to attend the dinner due to a prior commitment


Scott Simmons Award
The criteria for this award is for someone that has impacted the local league, especially in bringing about compliance to Little League rules and regulations. They have set a standard in regards to choosing managers and coaches with character, demonstrated a willingness to address issues such as poor sportsmanship either among spectators, coaches, managers or players. To demonstrate courage and character in dealing with issues at the local league level.


Mike Leathers
Sunshine Little League


Jim Jones Award
This award is given to the outstanding volunteer in our District. It goes to someone that has showed commitment and sacrifice above and beyond.


Ric Castañon
Kearny Mesa Little League

 
2018 Junior Thomas Tournament Re-Cap
Final Brackets: 2018 JTI Brackets
The 5th Annual Junior Thomas Invitational tournament was played April 26th through April 29th, 2018. Eight Junior division baseball teams from six different leagues participlated. Despite the fields being quite cold all weekend, and a few "glitches" the Junior's Thomas Tournament went great! All teams played well. Most runs were earned through great hitting. We saw some amazing leap catches and great team work plays.
A big "Thank you!" to Patriot, Serra Mesa, North Park and Murphy Canyon little leagues for hosting games; and thank you to our District 33 Umpiring crew from all the leagues who came out and made these games possible. Congratulations to the Sunshine Cardinals!

Danyell DiLena
JTI Tournament Director


Sunshine Little League - Junior Division Cardinals

2018 Junior Thomas Invitational Tournament Champs

 
11th Annual Clay Berry Invitational Re-Cap

Final Brackets:
2018 CBI Brackets

The 11th Annual Clay Berry Invitational is in the record books. I would like to thank everyone who came out to watch a great weekend of baseball. It was a memorable weekend for the players and coaches. They had an opportunity to play on the same field as the West and North West Region All Star teams before going to Williamsport. The teams got the chance to create memories and enjoy the full experience by sleeping in the dorms, eating meals together with the other teams, and making new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Congratulations to the San Carlos Brewers for winning the tournament!! I would like to thank all the volunteers that helped to make the weekend enjoyable. The many umpires that came out from the different leagues. We also had District 55 send umpires. The San Carlos parents for organizing and staffing the snack bar. Parents enjoyed all the food!


San Carlos Little League - Major Division Brewers

2018 Clay Berry Invitational Tournament Champs

This all could not be possible for the Western region staff!! Thank you April Meehleder, who is Regional Director and Brian Pickering, Assistant Regional Director for allowing us to use the complex and having volunteers open up the souvenir stand all three days. The kitchen staff for being there to cook and serve the players and coaches all their meals. The maintenance staff for helping keep the park clean.

Finally, a big thank you to Clay Berry, Ric Castanon, and Sami Kern. This weekend wouldn't have been a success without you!!

Carol Hill
CBI Tournament Director

 
10th Annual Dorothy DuPont Memorial Tournament Re-Cap


Final Brackets: 2018 DDM Brackets

The 10th Annual Dorothy DuPont Memorial Tournament was held March 16th thru March 20th 2018 at Murphy Canyon Little League's Damato field. Eight Major Division teams from District 33 Little Leagues participated in the tournament:
Serra Mesa Orioles, Lake Murray Cubs, Tierrasanta Rangers, Sunshine Aztecs, Mid City Cubs, Chollas Lake Angels, Mission Trails Indians and the La Mesa National Astros.

Mother Nature stopped us from playing on Saturday. But with some great volunteers working on the fields, games resumed on Sunday. Thanks to Lake Murray Little League for offering their field to cover a couple of the games on Sunday.

Championship game was played on Monday. Congratulations to the Mission Trails Little League Indians for winning the 10th Annual Dorothy DuPont Tournament.


Mission Trails Little League - Major Division Indians
2018 Dorothy DuPont Memorial Tournament Champs

 
2018 Baseball Bat Information

Little League® International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information, that includes the latest bat information, current Little League Baseball rules and regulations governing bats, definition of terms, the moratorium on the use of composite bats, and a series of frequently asked questions, with answers and licensed bat lists.


Please note that as of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented. Little League-approved baseball bats that are approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity starting on January 1, 2018. For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

Rule 1.10
The bat must be a baseball bat which meets the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat) as adopted by Little League. It shall be a smooth, rounded stick, and made of wood or of material and color tested and proved acceptable to the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat). Learn More About Rule 1.10

Note: Tee Ball Bats
Starting on January 1, 2018, all Tee Ball bats in the Little League Baseball® Tee Ball program must feature the USA Baseball mark and accompanying text. Tee Ball bats that were produced and/or purchased prior to the implementation of the new standard can be certified using an Approved Tee Ball Sticker (available September 1, 2017) via the USA Baseball Tee Ball Sticker Program for use with approved Tee Ball baseballs for Little League play. Tee Ball bats for Little League Softball® Tee Ball programs must follow the Little League Softball Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies. Download PDF

Frequently Asked Questions about the USA Bat Standard:

Mark Beall
Umpire Consultant - California District 33

 
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2018 Rules Changes


At its annual fall meeting this November, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved new updates to the Little League Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies that will take effect starting in the 2018 season. Below, you will find a a link to the full breakdown of all the changes to the rules and regulations, including a summary of each and where it is located in the Little League Rulebooks.

*Please note that all rule and regulation changes and clarifications are reflected in the 2018 Little League Rulebooks. The information provided below is strictly a summary of the changes.

2018 RULE CHANGES & CLARIFICATIONS

UPDATES ON REGULATIONS, RULES AND POLICES