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California District 33



District 33 is committed to supporting our leagues with the appropriate resources to ensure a safe environment for our Little League players, coaches and families. 

Safety Plan

Each league that submits a qualified safety plan has stated that their league is following their safety plan. While the district supports the leagues' compliance effort by enforcing the same rules at district tournaments, it is the leagues' sole responsibility to ensure that all volunteers are complying with the requirements of their safety plan. See the forms & documents section to your left for a model safety plan and other supporting documents.

Clinic Attendance

Every league is required to submit an approved safety plan to Little League International. Clinic attendance is a required element of the adherence to your league safety plan. 

There are two types of clinics: 1) The fundamentals (AKA skills) clinic prepares coaches to deliver instruction on the fundamentals of baseball. There is a district-sponsored fundamentals clinic provided for free to D33 leagues every year; and 2) The safety clinic teaches coaches how to safely conduct team practices and games, and how to deal with common medical issues. 


  • Coaches and managers in our District are required to attend a district-approved fundamentals and safety clinic every three years in order to participate in any district tournament
  • At least one manager and/or coach per team must attend a district-approved fundamentals and safety clinic for the current year; it need not be the same person on the team attending both.

Note: It is the leagues' sole responsibility to ensure that coaches and managers are in compliance with clinic requirements for all local and inter-league games. District 33 will verify compliance with clinic requirements before teams will be eligible to participate in district-sponsored tournamen

Hosting your own clinic

In order for your league-hosted clinic to be district approved and qualify participants for district-sponsored tournaments you must meet the following conditions:

1) A minimum of seven days notice to the District Safety Officer, Stephen Seefeldt and Danyell DiLena, District Coach Coordinator of the date, time and location of the clinic and the qualifications of the person(s) leading the clinic. This gives us the opportunity to send a district representative to verify the clinic occurred/do a head count, review the qualifications of the presenter(s) and give notice to other leagues regarding your clinic(s).

2) A sign-in sheet showing the name of the host league, clinic leader(s) date and type of clinic, location, printed first and last names, division and league. Downloadable example in District Handouts link on this website. You can modify the header to make it your own by clicking in each section.

3) An outline of the skills demonstrated for the Skills Clinic. Safety/EM power point and set of notes available in District Handouts link on this website. You should follow the handouts even if you do not use the ppt for league-hosted Safety Clinics.

4) As a courtesy, an invitation to other league's presidents to send participants (with an expectation of advance notice back so you can anticipate them), cc'd to Stephen Seefeldt and Danyell DiLena. Danyell will generate this email notice once the clinic is approved- sufficient advance notice, qualified presenter(s)...

5) Three days after clinic was held: Notice to Stephen Seefeldt and Danyell DiLena of the clinic attendees via email- Date, Type of clinic, Presenter(s), Participants, Division and sorted by league they represent. It is helpful if this is put onto an excel spreadsheet. As soon as possible, snail mail or email a scanned copy of the actual sign-in sheet to Danyell DiLena. Records will be kept of emails identifying clinic participants along with copies of the sign-in sheets for each clinic.

6) Clinics should be scheduled no later than the first weekend in March. The D-33 sponsored Dorothy Dupont Memorial Tournament (DDM) will occur mid-March annually and coach eligibility will be determined by clinic participation- meeting D-33 Clinic Attendance Requirements stated above. Schedule your clinics no later than the first weekend in March to allow time to add the participant info to the D-33 Clinic Attendance List ahead of the DDM.

Danyell DiLena, will be compiling a list of all the attendees from District approved clinics for the year to our master list. She will be doing this until the deadline on March 31st. Please check our Clinic Attendance for your name so you know where you stand. Make sure you are on the tab on the bottom of the list for the current year.

2024 Clinic Attendance List  (Google Sheets)

We will be checking each team's coaches against this list for the DDM, Clay Berry Invitational (CBI), Junior Invitational Tournament and season ending TOC. If you notice errors or omissions, please contact Stephen Seefeldt or Danyell DiLena well before you get to the field. If you cannot prove that you fulfilled these requirements, you will be disqualified from participation with your team, or your team will be disqualified after their first game of the District Tournament. The players should not be punished - if the manager or any coaches are not qualified by clinic attendance any or all staff may be replaced by a league's coaches that do qualify. 

If you have any other questions regarding these requirements, please email Stephen Seefeldt at [email protected] or Danyell DiLena at [email protected].

Clay Berry 
District Administrator 
CA District 33