East County Little League

2018 ECLL OPENING DAY INSTRUCTIONS

OPENING DAY DETAILS AND WHAT TO DO IF IT RAINS

  • Please drop off baskets at basketball court NO LATER than 7:30am
  • Drop off Players at Oakley School BEGINNING at 8:15am, NO LATER than 8:25am. Managers please be there early to receive your players.
  • Please be sure to have your players wear their uniforms with their patch iron-on/sewn in place.
  • The Parade will be Organized by TEAM, youngest to oldest on the blacktop in back of Oakley school.
  • Look for volunteers to be given your number as to where to stand.
  • Parade starts PROMPTLY at 9am.
  • No performances in front of Banner Judges, we have a tight time schedule.
  • Enter Oakley Fields by basketball court, proceed to the judging table and walk to your right along the path to the opening of roped off area (volunteer will assist with the direction), walk towards Oakley Field 2 (Please see attached map).

Wear jackets and bring umbrellas in case it is lightly raining, the parade will still go forward. In the event of STEADY rain - ONLY THE PARADE PORTION OF OPENING DAY WILL BE CANCELED, go directly to Oakley Field 2 for brief ceremony.

THE MINIMUM THAT IS REQUIRED FOR OPENING DAY is the National Anthem, Little League Pledge, and the First Pitch.

IN THE EVENT OF MAJOR RAIN OUT: The Basket Raffle and MAJOR RAFFLE (each player's name goes in the raffle) will be open to drop tickets in envelopes/box from 8am-2pm at Oakley Basketball Court.

Basket Raffle winners to be drawn at 2:15pm with winners to be notified via phone.

Major Raffle prize winners to be drawn at 2:15pm and notified via phone.

  • IF THERE IS NO RAIN or LIGHT RAIN all Major Raffle prize winners to be pulled during ceremony.

PARKING

  • Parking is available at the following locations: City Hall, Oakley Elementary & surrounding neighborhood (limited), Oakley Plaza (limited). Please drive SLOWLY, be PATIENT and be COURTEOUS. There will be Little League players EVERYWHERE!
  • LAST BUT NOT LEAST - please leave FIDO at home, NO ANIMALS. The school has a strict NO ANIMAL rule (service dogs only), so please abide by it.

THANK YOU AND SEE YOU ON OPENING DAY!!!