Registration for the 2013 Collingswood Little League season is now open.
Parents can enroll children online, download forms (see .PDF files attached to the photos on this article) or sign up in person at the Collingswood Community Center.
- 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23
- 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26
- 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2.
- Opening Day: April 6
- Picture Day: May 9
- Collingswood Little League Day at the Camden Riversharks: June 9.
Want to help out? Volunteers are needed every year. (See application form attached.)
For most up-to-date information on the Collingswood Little League, visit the group Facebook page.
Want some good reading? Take a look at the Parental Code of Conduct and know that your fellow moms and dads will be held to a high standard.
1. I will not force my child to participate in sports.
2. I will remember that children participate to have fun and that the game is for youth, not adults.
3. I will inform the coach of any physical disability or ailment that may affect the safety of my child or the safety of others.
4. I will learn the rules of the game and the policies ofthe league.
5. I (and my guests) will be a positive role model for my child and encourage sportsmanship by showing respect and courtesy, and by demonstrating positive support for all players, coaches, officials and spectators at every game, practice or other sporting event.
6. I (and my guests) will not engage in any kind of unsportsmanlike conduct with any official, coach, player, or parent such as booing and taunting; refusing to shake hands; or using profane language or gestures.
7. I will not encourage any behaviors or practices that would endanger the health and well being of the athletes.
8. I will teach my child to play by the rules and toresolve conflicts without resorting to hostility or violence.
9. I will demand that my child treat other players, coaches, officials and spectators with respect regardless of race, creed, color, sex or ability.
10. I will teach my child that doing one’s best is more important than winning, so that my child will never feel defeated by the outcome of a game or his/her performance.
11. I will praise my child for competing fairly and trying hard, and make my child feel like a winner every time.
12. I will never ridicule or yell at my child or other participants for making a mistake or losing a competition.
13. I will emphasize skill development and practices and how they benefit my child over winning. I will also de-emphasize games and competition in the lower age groups.
14. I will promote the emotional and physical wellbeing of the athletes ahead of any personal desire I may have for my child to win.
15. I will respect the officials and their authority during games and will never question, discuss, or confront coaches at the game field, and will take time to speak with coaches at an agreed upon time and place.1
6. I will demand a sports environment for my child that is free from drugs, tobacco, and alcohol and I will refrain from their use at all sports events.
17. I will refrain from coaching my child or other players during games and practices, unless I am one of the official coaches of the team.