Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who is the Flourtown-Erdenheim Little League?
A. The Flourtown-Erdenheim Little League was established in 1957 as a Chartered Little League. Our organization is chartered by Little League International in Williamsport, Pa. We are recognized as a 501(c)3 non profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service. In short, the Flourtown-Erdenheim Little League is a volunteer organization that provides Little League baseball programs for the children of Flourtown and Erdenheim.

Q. Are you associated with Springfield-Township?
A. While our territory (boundary) includes the Flourtown-Erdenheim area of Springfield Township, we are not sponsored by Springfield Township. We have a lease agreement with the Township for our facility. This is also true of the Oreland Wyndmoor Little League.

Q. Can anyone play for the Flourtown-Erdenheim Little League?
A. Little League establishes boundaries for all Little Leagues in operation. While we wish that we could admit all who wish to join our league, you must be a resident of or attend school within the boundaries of Flourtown, Erdenheim or Chestnut Hill. We start with T-Ball (Age 5) and end with Majors (Age 12).

Q. When are games played?
A. Our season which runs from Mid April to Mid June offers games on Weekends and Weeknights at our facility on Bysher Avenue. In addition the Flourtown-Erdenheim Little League participates in various tournaments which extends the season to Mid to Late July. We also offer a fall ball program for instruction.

Q. Do I have to volunteer?
A. As mentioned above, F.E.L.L. is a volunteer organization. Our success depends on our volunteers. As part of your agreement to have your child play, you must make a commitment to volunteer in some fashion to help us operate.

Q. What do your volunteers do?
A. We ask for your help in running our snack bar, keeping the fields well kept and helping the managers and coaches with the children (team parents).

Q. Why are your fees what they are?
A. We strive to keep our registration fees low. Basically the fees cover the cost of putting the players on the field. Costs for Insurance, Charter, Uniforms, Trophies and Grass Cutting and Field Maintenance are factored in. Funds to improve our facilities come from the Snack Bar, Team Sponsors, our Golf Outing, and donations.


 


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