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Welcome to Golden Valley Little League

GVLL is open to all youth living or attending school in Golden Valley ages 5-12. GVLL provides an opportunity to learn and excel at baseball, while making friends and learning skills that apply to all areas of life. For specific information on the different levels of play, hover over the league information tab and select the levels of play option

GVLL is committed to providing the opportunity to play baseball to all Golden Valley youth regardless of ability to pay.  Please contact Pat Dale, GVLL President, at 612.423.9345 for more information.

GVLL is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization.

Latest News

Picture Day Schedule

Picture day is Saturday, May 11 at Isaacson Field. Please click here to see your teams allotted time.

DIBS Shifts Now Open for Signup

Dibs Here! Get Your Dibs!

That’s right, it’s Little League Season! Let’s have fun and keep the league running smoothly by signing up for your Dibs shifts now. 

Dibs for the first week of baseball are available and begin on April 30th.  Shifts for the remainder of May will be posted soon.

Sign up for Dibs and learn more about volunteering by clicking here.


Visit the volunteer page or email


2024 Little League Day at Target Field

Little League day at Target Field is Sunday, June 16. All GVLL players along with their families and friends are invited to watch the Minnesota Twins take on the Oakland Athletics, game time 1:10PM. Each registration includes:

  • Discounted tickets, $22 Home Run Porch View Seats (normally $27)
  • Pre-game parade! Assemble at the pedestrian ramp between the upper and lower decks in left center field at Noon for a parade around the field at 12:20.

The deadline to order tickets is May 15th at 11:59PM.

Please CLICK HERE to register.

Umpire Clinic

2024 umpiring clinics will be held at Isaacson on the following dates and times:

  • April 13, 10AM
  • April 27, 1PM

Each session will be 90 minutes. Attendance is required for new umpires and strongly recommended for returning umpires. You only need to attend one of the sessions.

Click here to register for a clinic.

2024 Regular Season Registration

Registration for the 2024 regular season is now open! Please click here to get started.

Coaching/Admin Clinics

GVLL will be holding clinics for all persons interested in managing or coaching a team in 2024. Clinic presenters and topics include:

  • Brian Swan, Positive Coaching Alliance - player development
  • Scott Leer, Jason Hoffrogge, and Pat Dale, GVLL - league overview including revised rules at each level of play
  • Examples of practice planning

There are two sessions available (all start at 8AM and end at noon):

  • April 6 (focused on Minor A and Majors)
  • April 13 (focused on Rookie and Minor B)

All sessions will be held at Blue Ox Heating, 5720 International Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55428

Please CLICK HERE to register.

Board Positions Available

We are currently looking to fill the following board positions:

  • Tournament Coordinator
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

All board positions come with an annual DIBS credit of 15 hours!

Please contact if you are interested in a board position or would like more detailed info.

2024 GVLL Calendar

Here are the key dates for GVLL players and families. If an entry has TBD it means the date has not been set. Please visit occasionally as dates and additional activities will be added.


Event Date
Umpire Clinic 4/27
Concession Stand Spring Cleanup TBD
Opening Day! 5/4
Picture Day 5/11
Twins Day 6/16
End of Season GVLL Tournaments (Majors & Minor A) Week of 6/10
Last Minor B Game TBD
Last Rookie Game TBD
Team Tournaments  
PNHLL Rookie (all Minor B teams) June 1 & 2 
Classic (Majors Winner) Week of 6/17
Firecracker (Majors 2nd) Week of 6/17
Raspberry (Majors 3rd) Week of 6/17
Minor A Classic (all Minor A teams) Week of 6/17
Post-Season/All-Star Teams  
All-Star Balloting (Majors Only) Week of 5/28
All-Star Practices Start 6/15
District 1 All-Star Tournaments 7/8-7/28
Metro All-Star Tournaments TBD (late July)
Wood Bat Tournament 8/2-8/4
Wiff-O Tournament Registration Opens 6/24
Fall Ball Registration Opens 7/15
Wiff-O Tournament 8/9-8/10
Fall Ball (Sunday Afternoons) 9/8-10/6
Volunteer Appreciation Event 9/25
Fall Field/Concessions Cleanup TBD (mid-October)



Watch this space for weather related updates.


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Program Practice and Game Overview - SUMMER Schedule only

Majors (11-12 year olds) Practice M, W, F Games T, Th, Sat
Minor A (9-10 year olds) Practice T, Th, F Games M or W & F
Minor B (7-8 year olds) Practice T, TH Games T or Th & Sat
Rookie (5-6 year olds) Practice M, W Games M, W or Sat
Mission Statement

The mission of GVLL is to provide youth age 5-12, an environment that focuses on developing positive character, baseball skills, and teamwork in an encouraging social environment. At the highest level, (Majors) GVLL expects to field well-rounded, highly skilled players and teams who play competitively at the District and State level.

Pictures and graphics courtesy of Brad Rempel Design and Photography. Professional Sports Photography.