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Elkhart FOP Little League Park at the end of Grace Ave. The park has been vandalized or damaged by flood waters regularly in the past. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)
Little League FOP/IAFF park will expand boundaries

Posted on Jan. 14, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 14, 2014 at 12:57 p.m.

ELKHART — New boundaries will allow more Elkhart youngsters to participate in the Elkhart FOP/IAFF Little League program this summer.

If your child attends Mary Beck, Hawthorne, Monger, Riverview, Roosevelt, Pierre Moran, LIFE and Elkhart Central and live outside those schools’ districts, you will still be eligible to compete. Each athlete will require proof of residence and documentation from the school.

Area Little League parks have either already begun or are about to start 2014 registration. Middlebury will stage a signup on Wednesday, Jan. 15, Goshen has time planned Thursday, Jan. 16, while Baugo, Bristol, Concord, and Osolo have sessions set for Saturday, Jan. 18.

Registration dates

Baugo

JIMTOWN — Registration for Baugo Little League baseball and softball is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 18, at Old Jimtown North, 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, Jan. 26, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, all at Baugo Township Fire Department. Contact: baugoboard@baugolittleleague.org.

Bristol

BRISTOL — Registration for Bristol Little League baseball and softball is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan, 18, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Bristol Public Library. Contact: Ashly Lundgren at 215-7439 or email lundgrenashly@yahoo.com.

Cleveland

ELKHART — Registration has begun for Cleveland Little League baseball and softball. For more information visit Cleveland Little League — District 14 on Facebook.

Concord

DUNLAP — Registration for Osolo Little League baseball and softball is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan, 18, at Concord Junior High School. Contact: www.concordlittleleague.com.

Edwardsburg

EDWARDSBURG — Registration for Edwardsburg Little League. Contact: www.edwardsburglittleleague.com.

Elkhart FOP/IAFF Heroes Park

ELKHART — Registration for FOP/IAFF Little League baseball and softball is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at Elkhart FOP Lodge, 1003 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart. Contact: Heroes Memorial Park-Elkhart FOP/IAFF on Facebook or call Ri Christensen at 333-2091.

Goshen

GOSHEN — Registration for Goshen Little League baseball and softball is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 at Whiteman Gym inside Goshen High School and 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at Goshen Chamber of Commerce. Contact: Angi Ratcliff at 238-5593 or Thomas Cain at 536-0033.

Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Registration for Middlebury Little League baseball and softball is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan, 15, at Northridge Middle School. Contact: email middleburyll@gmail.com.

Osolo

ELKHART — Registration for Osolo Little League baseball and softball is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan, 18, at Eastwood Elementary School. Contact: http://www.osololittleleague.org/.