E League Information

Registration for E league will close on April 20th. The league will place unassigned players to a team and get rosters to coaches by May 1. Coaches will have the month of May to organize their team and practice with the kids. The schedule for games is complete and can be found under the Schedules menu along the left hand side of the league’s website.

We may need an E League coach or two. Please contact the board if you’re interested. 

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Buckets

We have buckets of snow outside, but the league’s buckets of baseballs just arrived. Get your player registered, we’ll be playing soon!

Buckets (132)

2014 Online Registration Now Available

Coaches and Parents,

Registration is now available online for the 2014 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 21.  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 2014 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 25. (212)

COACHES MEETING Tues. Jan. 28, 7:00 Happy’s Place

Coaches,

This Meeting will be at HAPPY’S PLACE 2323 Rockdale Rd> Jan. 28, 7:00.

We will be covering.

1. Waivers ( Waivers has been Extended, please get waiver forms to Board members by Jan. 27)

2. League Costs

3. Rules

Please have a coach for every team at every level. (184)

Important Dates & Waiver Information EXTENDED

Following are the dates for the Rising Stars

June 7-8        A and C Rising Stars
June 14-15    B and D Rising Stars

Coaches – please turn in a preliminary roster for your team by Jan. 1 2014.  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 27. Waiver forms can be found on the “Forms” section of the website.  The waiver meeting is Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7:00 PM @ Happy’s Place. (41)

Wanted: Baseball Players

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.

Click here for details.

For more information email Tracy Connolly at tracyandpat@q.com or call or text at 563-451-2379 or email Bill Beutin at bbbeutin@aol.com.

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Fall Coaches Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24

Coaches,

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.

Thank you

Dubuque Independent League Board (37)

Final Standings

Congratulations on a great year…

A League

1st – Dodgers
2nd – Twins
2nd – Reds
4th – Hawks

B League
1st – Hawks
2nd – Blue Jays
2nd – Brewers
4th – Warriors
4th – Twins

C League
1st – Hawks
2nd – Brewers
3rd – Twins
3rd – Dodgers
3rd – Blue Jays
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EOY Tournament Winners

Congratulations to the EOY Tournament winners…

A League
Gold-Dodgers
Silver-Warriors

B League
Gold-Hawks
Silver-Padres

C League
Gold-Hawks
Silver-Reds

D League
Gold-Hawks
Silver-Astros
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League Banquet Tuesday, July 23

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 (tevans@mulgrewoil.com). (47)