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Age Verification

PROOF-OF-AGE REQUIREMENTS ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PROOF OF BIRTH DATE

1. Original proof of age document, if issued by federal, state or provincial registrars of vital statistics in the country in which the Little Leaguer is participating.

2. If country of participation differs from the country of proof of age document, original proof-of-age document issued by federal, state or provincial registrars of vital statistics, or local offices thereof, are acceptable proof of age, provided the document was filed, recorded, registered or issued within one (1) year of the birth of the child.

3. An original document issued by federal, state or provincial registrars of vital statistics, or local offices thereof, listing the date of birth, with reference to the location and issue date of the original birth certificate, is acceptable. (The original birth certificate referenced must have been filed, recorded, registered or issued within one (1) year of the birth of the child.) Also issued by these agencies are photocopies of the certificated of live birth with the certification also photocopied, including the signature, and include the seal of impressed thereon. Such documents are acceptable without “live” signatures, provided the original filed, recorded, registered or issued date of the birth certificate was within one (1) year of the date of birth.

4. For children born abroad of a parent or parents who are U.S. citizens, any official government document issued by a U.S. federal agency or service, is acceptable. For military dependents, Department of Defense identification cards and military hospital certificates are acceptable. These must be originals, not copies, and must refer to a filing, recording, registration, or issue date that is within one (1) year of the birth of the child.

5. A “Statement in Lieu of Acceptable Proof of Birth” issued by a District Administrator is acceptable.

NOT ACCEPTABLE AS SOLE PROOF OF BIRTH: Baptismal Certificate; Certificate of Blessing; Certificate of Dedication; Certificate of Circumcision, etc.; Hospital Certificate; photocopied records.  

Residency and School Attendance Verification

Countryside Little League accepts players that RESIDE or ATTEND SCHOOL within its geographic boundaries. 

A  school enrollment form or an official/certified school enrollment record dated prior to October 1, 2021 can be used to establish school attendance for the 2022 season.

Residence shall be established and supported by documents containing the full residence which includes parent(s) or guardian(s) name, street address, city, state and zip code information, dated or in force between February 1, 2021 (previous year) and February 1, 2022 (current year), from one or more documents from each of the three Groups outlined below:

Group 1Group 2Group 3
Driver's licenseWelfare / childcare recordsVoter's registration
School recordsFederal records (Tax, Social Security)Utility bills
Vehicle recordsState recordsFinancial records
Employment recordsLocal (municipal) recordsMedical records
Insurance documentsSupport payment recordsInternet, cable, or satellite records
Homeowner or tenant records
Military records


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Clearwater, Florida 33761
Phone : 727-474-2787
Email : [email protected]
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