The League has teams looking to fill rosters for the 2014 season. We are especially looking for players in the 11-12-year-old (5th & 6th grade) range. Interested individuals are invited to come to Eric Munson Baseball located at the Dubuque Sports Complex on Saturday, December 7 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. You’ll be able to meet coaches, hit in the cages and throw from the mounds. This free event is sponsored by the League.
The Independent League Fall Coaches meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24 at 7:00 pm at the Hit Zone.
Summary of the agenda for the meeting is as follows:
1. Board elections
2. Financial Report
3. Summary of rule change/clarifications proposed for 2014 season
Scott Savary emailed a board nomination form. If you are interested in running for one of the open 8-man board positions, President, Secretary or Tournament Director positions please turn in your completed nomination to one of the Executive Board members by September 13.
If anyone would like to propose any rule changes or clarifications, please forward those to a member of the Executive Board by Tuesday, September 17 so we can get it added to the agenda. Any rule changes or clarifications brought to the board will be discussed in the offseason by the Board’s rules commitee and voted on by the Board prior to the 2014 season.
Dubuque Independent League Board
Congratulations on a great year…
1st – Dodgers
2nd – Twins
2nd – Reds
4th – Hawks
1st – Hawks
2nd – Blue Jays
2nd – Brewers
4th – Warriors
4th – Twins
1st – Hawks
2nd – Brewers
3rd – Twins
3rd – Dodgers
3rd – Blue Jays
Congratulations to the EOY Tournament winners…
The Independent League End of Year Banquet will be held on Tuesday, July 23 at the Hit Zone. Doors will open at 5:30 pm with food being served starting at 6:00 and the Hall of Fame inductions and trophy presentations beginning at approximately 7:00. Cost is $7 per person 11 years and older and $5 per child 10 years or younger.
The banquet includes Hall of Fame inductions of former Independent League players (to be announced), trophy presentations to teams and Coach of Year and Team Sportsmanship awards to the A, B and C levels.
Please RSVP to your Coach by Sunday, July 14. The coaches for each team are then asked to turn in an approximate head count to Tom Evans (email@example.com).
Click the link below to view EOY Tournament brackets. Good luck to all teams!
EOY 2013R (revised 7/7/2013)
E league will begin it’s season in early June and rosters will be set by early May. Parents will be notified of your assigned team after rosters are set in early May. If you have already registered your son with the online registration, you need not do anything more. There are no fees due to the League for E league. Your individual team may have fees for hats, pants or other items such as practice fees.
Coaches and Parents,
Registration is now available online for the 2013 season. Please click on the baseball in the upper left hand corner of the home page of the Independent League website (www.dilb.org) to access the link to the online registration website. Coaches, please make sure you have your entire team (including coaches) registered online by Friday, March 8. If you are parents of an E league player (ages 5 and 6), you may still register if you do not have a team. Please select “Unknown / Other” for your team. Your son will be assigned a team for the 2013 season by the league.
For anyone new to the league this year, proof of residency in Dubuque (copy of utility bill) or attendance at a Dubuque school (copy of report card) needs to be given to your coach prior to the team registration date of March 19.
Following are the dates for the Rising Stars and End of Year League Tournament:
June 8-9 A and C Rising Stars
June 15-16 B and D Rising Stars
July 12-14 EOY League Tournament
*July 19 will be the last day of the regular season. (Start date for each level yet to be determined)
*Coaches – please turn in a preliminary roster for your team by December 1, 2012. There is an Excel template that can be used located on the “Forms” section of the website. It is important that you include the playing age for your players on the spreadsheet.
All waiver forms are due to a board member by January 15. The waiver meeting will be held on January 29 at 7:00 pm at the DSC Hit Zone upper level.
Thank you for all of you who were able to attend the League Banquet this past Tuesday evening. We had a very nice turnout. For those of you who were unable to attend, here is a recap of the awards presented at the banquet.
Hall of Fame Inductees – Riley McCarron, Conner Grant, Alex Steines, Dylan Merritt, and Nick Stevenson
Final League Standings:
A League – White Sox (1st Place), Reds (2nd Place), Dodgers (3rd Place), Brewers (4th Place)
B League – Reds (1st Place), Twins (2nd Place), Brewers (3rd Place), Hawks (4th Place)
C League – Hawks (1st Place), Twins (2nd Place), Reds (3rd Place), Brewers (4th Place)
A league – Cubs, B league – Yankees, C league – Angels
Coach of Year Awards:
A league – Tom Evans (Brewers), B league – Bart Timmerman (Brewers), C league – Bill Beutin/Mark Konrardy (Angels)
End of Year Tournament Champions:
A league – Reds, B league – Reds, C league – Twins, D league – Dodgers
Congratulations to all these teams and individuals recognized for their achievements and thanks to all for a great season!