Opening Day Player Procession and Festivities. April 2nd!
Little League baseball and softball are 100% back in our community. And that is a big deal! We want to celebrate in style with you and the entire league on April 2nd, our official opening day. At 9:15 players will walk through the neighborhood to our Chevy Chase field. There we will have a grand kick off ceremony from 10am with a Majors division game starting at 11. Wear your uniform and show your Cap City pride!
8:30-9:00am - Gather by team at Chevy Chase PNC Bank Parking Lot
9:15am - Player Procession! We will proceed using the sidewalk down Connecticut Avenue and up Livingston Street to the field
10am - Opening Day Ceremony
- Presentation of Colors by CCLL players also in Cub Scout Pack 52
- Singing of the National Anthem by a teen with brothers in the league
- Recitation of the Little League Player and Volunteer Oaths
- League welcoming remarks
- Recognition of Coaches and of Umpires
- Honoring of 2021 All Star Teams including DC State Champions
- Nationals SVP of Community Engagement Gregory McCarthy
- Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh
- Remarks, First Pitch, and Play Ball Call from Mayor Bowser
11am - Majors Division Game
- Watch this marquee matchup as your schedule allows/until you have to leave for your own game!
(This is our ceremonial opening day when all divisions officially begin games. Games for Majors and AAA and practices for all teams begin in March.)