NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Spring is almost here and New Brunswick Little League is accepting registration for the 2014 season.
Parents and guardians can sign up their children in person from 12-2pm during the next two Saturdays, March 15 and 22, at the New Brunswick HUB Teen Center, 411 Joyce Kilmer Ave.
You can also register online.
To register, parents or guardians must provide a birth certificate and three documents proving residency in the City of New Brunswick. Such documents could include a driver’s license, utility bill or a variety of other municipal and government records.
More information about required documents can be found on the league's website.
Regular registration fee is $65, until March 12. Beginning March 13, the rate goes up to $75, until registration closes on April 1.
New Brunswick little league offers three divisions: T-ball for ages 5-7, Minors for ages 7-9, and Majors for ages 10-12.
The season begins in late April and lasts until the first week of June.
All games are hosted at the city's Youth Sports Complex at 419 Joyce Kilmer Avenue in New Brunswick
More information is available online at www.NewBrunswickLittleLeague.com, or by contacting Bobby Boston, the league's information officer, at 732-621-3170.
Information on becoming a sponsor of the league can is available on the website as well.
New Brunswick Little League is a branch of the national Little League organization, which is celebrating its 75th year.
With over 180,000 teams in all 50 US states and many countries across the globe, it is estimated that over 35 million people have been part of the Little League program.
Each year the Little League World Series is broadcast on national television from Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The event showcases the best teams from around the world and many current professional players have been on Little League teams that made it to the series.
There are also many professional baseball players from New Brunswick, including Eric Young, whose son, Eric Young Jr., also born in New Brunswick, plays for Major League Baseball's New York Mets.