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Opening Day

MCLL Opening Day Celebration 

Saturday, April 1st, 2017
11:30 AM - 3 PM
South Germantown Fields D & E

South Germantown Regional Park
14501 Schaeffer Rd
Germantown, Maryland
United States 20874

Activities

  • Washington Nationals Nats Mobile
  • Bounce House, Obstacle Course, Sports World
  • Carnival Games:  Can Smash, Tic Tac Toe, Stand A Bottle, Ring Toss, Baseball Accuracy Games
  • DJ/Music
  • Cornhole
  • Whiffle Ball - multiple games (Field E) 
  • Baseball Accuracy Contest (Field E) 
  • Fastest to 1st Contest (Field E)  
  • Player Parade onto the field
  • Color Guard
  • National Anthem
  • Ceremonial First Pitch
  • League Photo
  • Sponsor Tables
  • Fire Truck & Ambulance
  • Montgomery County Police

    Food

    • Food Trucks
    • Cotton Candy

    Schedule of Events

    • 11:30 am    Activities begin

    • 12:40 pm    Teams gather on outfield by division - Field D

    • 1:00 pm      Opening Day Ceremonies Commence with Remarks - Field D

    • 1:05 pm      Field Parade Begins

    • 1:30 pm      Opening Day Ceremonies

    • 1:55 pm      League Picture

    • 2:00 pm      “Play Ball”

    • 2:30 pm      First Game of Season - Majors - LC Cardinals vs UC Nationals - Field C

    Top Things to Know About Opening Day

    • Thank You! - Each of you make Montgomery County Little League the success it is today!  From parents and players, to team moms and scorekeepers, to the dads who shag fly balls and help strap on the catcher’s gear – YOU ARE MCLL!  For all that you do, we want to say THANK YOU!  We are so grateful for your help and support of the boys and girls of this incredible league!  
    • Participation - The Opening Day Celebration is for EVERYONE. All players and families should plan to participate. Best of all, this will be an exciting event for players, parents, and families!
    • Uniforms - Players should be dressed in your FULL UNIFORM for our Opening Day Celebration!
    • Parking - Please ONLY park in appropriately marked spots - park police will be on hand that day and they will ticket your car if it is illegally parked.  We encourage you to carpool to minimize the amount of cars at the event.  Please park in one of the following - general parking for Field C & E, or across the street at the Field F parking lot.  
    • Activities - In addition to the league photo, all of the teams will be announced onto the field, a local dignitary will throw out the First Pitch as well as get our season underway with "Play Ball."  There will be music and 3 moon bounces, games and contests for the players, plus other fun family activities.  The Montgomery County Fire and Police Departments will be on hand to show off their emergency vehicles.  Best of all, we will have a special visit from the Washington Nationals "Nats Mobile!"
    • Help Needed - We still need some additional assistance to make the event a success. Please look at the Sign-Up Genius (MCLL Opening Day 2017) and find a task that suits you.  
    • Weather Plan - There is no rain date for this event. We are hoping for wonderful weather for our celebration!
    • Sponsors - We love our sponsors and they will have great opportunities for visibility at this event. Please visit these wonderful businesses as they do so much to help and support the boys and girls of our league.
    • Food - Food Trucks will be on site to satisfy your every taste.
    BONUS TIP: Be sure to dress for the event.  Players need to be wearing their uniforms, but they can have layers underneath.