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2020 Season Update
05/17/2020
Dear CVLL Families,   Apologies for the length of this...
2020 Joe Kinsella Scholarship
04/18/2020
Graduating Seniors! We are accepting applications for the Joe Kinsella...
All Activities Postponed
03/12/2020
  ALL LITTLE LEAGUE ACTIVITIES POSTPONED EFFECTIVE 3/12/2020    The...
Positive Coaching Alliance 2/22
02/05/2020
All Managers and Coaches must attend the Positive Coaching Alliance...
 
2020 Season Update

Dear CVLL Families,

 

Apologies for the length of this email, but please know the information below is important. We hope everyone is staying safe and finding ways to adjust to these crazy times. We thank you for your patience as we have been discussing and waiting for direction from Little League International, our state and our region, and how and when/if to proceed. The current recommendation from Little League is to suspend until at least May 11, but noting that we must follow our own state and regional protocols first and foremost.  Our current shelter in place order from Alameda County is at least through May 31, and CVUSD schools made it official that kids will not be physically returning to schools through the academic year (which also means all of our fields are off limits).  We have held out hope and remained cautiously optimistic that we’d be able to salvage some of our season - even if it means playing through the summer. We had close to 75% of our families reply to our recent survey about whether you’d be interested in playing this summer, and we were heartened to see that over 90% of respondents said they’d be interested in returning, or maybe returning, once more details were known. I think this says a lot about the baseball family we have created here, and we thank you for your faith in seeing if we can pull this off.

 

If you haven't already, we recommend checking out the message from Stephen Keener, the President of Little League International, and also some of the pep talks from baseball/softball celebrities.  And although we are all sheltered at home and not able to work out as a team, we hope you are finding ways to stay active and getting your kids out to play on their own or with family members.

 

Lastly, I know some families have inquired about refunds. As mentioned, we are hoping to continue play of some sort once the shelter-in-place is lifted and it seems feasible and responsible to do so.  But even if the worst case bears out and our 2020 season is lost, the league has already incurred some non-recoverable costs (e.g. uniforms, equipment and supplies, field maintenance, pictures, insurance, ...) and also has recurring operational costs (utilities, website, other fees, etc) that are covered by our Spring registration fees.  As such, the board has met and has decided on the following refund structure:

  • All families who do not wish to play this summer, may receive a 50% refund

  • If you are returning next year, you can opt to rollover your refund towards next years’ fees

  • If you are inclined, and would like to donate your fees to the league, we will gladly provide you with a donation letter for tax purposes

 

NOTE: the board is committed to making a final decision on a summer league, by June 5. If we do not move forward with our season at that time, we will begin processing refunds, rollovers or donation letters for all families

 

In order to expedite our actions on June 5, please have 1 member from your family complete the following form: https://forms.gle/jQHtnDgjjectRzsk6 

I appreciate your patience and flexibility as we work out some of these details. Thank you again for your patience and understanding during this evolving and unprecedented time! 

 

Stay safe, stay fit, and stay in touch!

Your CVLL Board


by posted 05/17/2020
2020 Joe Kinsella Scholarship

Graduating Seniors! We are accepting applications for the Joe Kinsella Scholarship for players who have committed two or more years to playing baseball with Castro Valley Little League. Please see application for more information! 


by posted 04/18/2020
All Activities Postponed

 

ALL LITTLE LEAGUE ACTIVITIES POSTPONED EFFECTIVE 3/12/2020 

 

The last few weeks have been difficult as we continue to learn of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to locations across the globe, in various cities in the United States, and in our local communities. In light of decisions by our school district to suspend athletic events and in ensuring our families are safe, Castro Valley Little League will be postponing the current baseball season through April 19, although if the school district lifts the field suspension and we’re able to get on earlier (and of course, it is safe), we will do our best. Per guidelines recently sent out by Little League International, we will definitely be suspended through April 6.

 

The CVLL board is committed to our families, but more importantly committed to the safety of our children. We will reassess and update you in the coming weeks if we anticipate any further delays or cancellations. We truly hope we’ll be back together as a baseball family soon and will update you as we know more. Please refer to the CDC website for information on what you can do to stay safe during this uncertain time. We appreciate your understanding and grace as the board reviews the future of this season.

 


by posted 03/12/2020
Positive Coaching Alliance 2/22

All Managers and Coaches must attend the Positive Coaching Alliance Workshop on Saturday Feb 22nd @10am in the Castro Valley High School Cafeteria. Please see flyer for more information or contact your Division Agent.

 


by posted 02/05/2020
Field Status
Creekside Cages 1 - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Creekside Cages 2 - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Creekside Field 1 - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Five Canyons Lower Field - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Five Canyons Upper Field - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Independent Field 2 - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Independent T- Rex Field - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
James Logan HS - UCN - Union City TBD (5/25) 
Palomares Hills Park - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Proctor 50/70 Field - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Proctor Junior Field - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
San Leandro Ballpark - San Leandro TBD (5/25) 
Seabreeze Park - UCA - Union City TBD (5/25) 
Sorensdale Park - TA - Hayward TBD (5/25) 
Southgate - ME - Hayward TBD (5/25) 
Vannoy Elementary 1 - Castro Valley TBD (5/25) 
Vannoy Elementary 2 - Castro Valley TBD (5/25)