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2015 Baseball and Softball Registration is Open!!!

Continental Little League (CLL) offers the local youth a structured baseball and softball program within the guidelines of Little League International.  Players from ages 4-14 are eligible to participate in a community and recreational focused atmosphere.  Please see these links for information:


Umpire Clinics

There will be several umpire mechanics clinics to help get us started and to help brush off the dust and get ready for the 2015 season.  New and returning adult umpires are required to attend both the Mechanics and Rules clinic.

Mechanics Clinics:

  • Saturday February 21, 2015, at the fields of Lafayette Little League – Registration Link (session is already full, but you can be placed on a waiting list).
  • Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the fields of Alameda Little League – Registration Link
  • Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the fields of East County Little League – Registration Link

Rules Clinic:

  • February 11, 2015 at Walnut Creek Intermediate School – no pre-registration is needed. 

Youth Umpire Clinic

  • March 8, 2015 at Ygnacio Valley Elementary School - no pre-registration is needed.  Note: This clinic is for youth umpires only, not adults. 

2014 Parent Survey Results

On behalf of the Continental Little League Board of Directors and the approximately 350 children who play in our baseball and softball leagues, we would like to thank all those families who took the time to complete our 2014 Parent Survey.  We are very proud to report that we had 74 responses representing approximately 27% of our registered families.  A much better response than any of us ever envisioned.

The results of this survey provided us with outstanding feedback, including over 30 pages of comments, constructive feedback, and areas for improvement.  Although we would all like to be able to tackle every suggested area for improvement, we also understand that trying to do so is simply not realistic.

The attached Executive Summary document summaries the top improvement areas that were identified in the survey.  The Board of Directors also created and approved an action plan to address each of these improvement areas.  Over the course of the next several months, the Board will execute upon each of the items identified within the action plan, with anticipation it will result in a stronger league for the kids, parents and community as a whole.

Thank you again for your continued support.
Continental Board of Directors


Interested in Coaching?

We are in need of Baseball AAA Coaches!

Coaching kids is a rewarding experience and a way to give back to your community.  We have parents and non-parents who find coaching so rewarding that they come back to coach year after year.  When you are selected to coach and you have a kid playing in the League, you are guaranteed to have your kid on your team.  We are looking for coaches and assistant coaches who think they would like to volunteer and make a difference in kids' lives.

Continental Little League places great emphasis on our coaching ranks, recognizing that without their exceptional efforts our league would not be what it is today.  We provide plenty of support for our coaches including: training, team equipment and uniforms, and provide a coaches' manual all so they are well equipped to provide the kids on their team the best experience.

Both new coaching prospects and returning coaches (welcome back!) must complete this application to be considered for the upcoming season.  Please click on the link below to start the registration process.

Recent News

Upcoming Events

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Coaching Clinic: CLL
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Umpire Rules Clinic
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  • Walnut Creek Intermediate School
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Umpire Mechanics Clinic
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Field Clean-up Day
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Umpire Mechanics Clinic

Coaching Clinics

Continental is committed to the training and education of managers and coaches, as we recognize the importance of a consistent approach to teaching the fundamentals of the game.  We will be offering pre-season clinics beginning in the winter months, with these clinics stressing proper teaching techniques for managers and coaches at all levels.

Please note: All CLL managers and coaches are required to attend both: 

  • One of the CLL Coaches Clinics
  • One of the externally hosted Coaches Clinics (ie Big Al's)

The current list of Coaching Clinics are listed below:

1. Big Al's Coaching Clinic

  • Sunday, 01/25/15, 8:30am - 12:30pm
  • Hosted by Concord American Little League.  Mt Diablo High School, 2450 Grant Street, Concord, 94520
  • Designed for coaches of players 9-12 years old.  See link for more info.
  • Cost of this clinic is $25 per coach, but CLL will cover the fees.  Please reserve a spot by contacting Tony Calero (ajc@llcllp.com) by January 19th.

2. CLL Coaching Clinic

  • Saturday, 01/31/15, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Hosted by CLL.  Ygnacaio Valley Elementary Major Field, 2217 Chalomar Road, Concord, CA 94518
  • Free and mandatory for Continental coaches; register at the door.
  • Clinic is run by CLL coaches and will discuss coaching expectations, communication, practice plans, and injury prevention, and first aid.

Key League Dates

Here are the current dates for key league events for the 2015 season.

Pre-Season

Nov 15 Online registration opens for Baseball and Softball
Dec 06 In-Person registration @Ygnacio Valley Elementary
Dec 13 In-Person registration @Ygnacio Valley Elementary
Jan 10 Baseball tryouts @Ygnacio Valley Elementary
Jan 17 Baseball tryouts, make-up day @Ygnacio Valley Elementary
Jan 24 Softball tryouts @Bancroft Elementary
Jan 25 Coaching Clinic: Big Al Baseball @Concord American Little League
Jan 26 - Feb 06 Draft Weeks
Jan 31 Coaching Clinic: CLL Coaches Training @Ygnacio Valley Elementary
Feb 02 - 09 Practices begin
Feb 11 Umpire Clinic: Rules @ WC Intermediate
Feb 21 Umpire Clinic: Mechanics @Lafayette LL
Feb 28 Field clean-up day @All Fields
Feb 28 Umpire Clinic: Mechanics @Alameda LL
Mar 8 Umpire Clinic: Mechanics @East County LL

Regular Season

Mar 14 Opening Day @Ygnacio Valley Elementary
Mar 16 Regular season begins
Apr 04 - 12 Spring Break for MDUSD - No games
May 23 - 25 Memorial Day Weekend - No games
May 30 Regular Season Ends
Jun 01 - 05 Playoffs
Jun 06 Championship games @Ygnacio Valley Elementary
Jun 06 Season ending BBQ @Ygnacio Valley Elementary