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Welcome to DYSA!

This is the home of the Dilworth Little League and the Dilworth Babe Ruth League. Since 1951 the Dilworth Youth Sports Association (DYSA) has been Charlotte, North Carolina's premier recreational youth baseball organization. We offer baseball for players between the ages of 5 and 18. For players in the age group 5 to 12 we offer Little League baseball and for players between the ages of 13 and 18 we offer Babe Ruth League baseball.

John Teed, DYSA President

Former Dilworth Players on Myers Park JV

8 former Dilworth Little League players are playing this year for Myers Park High School Junior Varsity. The players are from left to right: Evan Campbell, Chris Halmrast, Matthew Holcomb, Vince Chelena, Hayes Christenbury, Owen Grayson, Owen Copps and Michael Hawes. Current Dilworth players continue to work on your skills so one day you too could play for MPHS.

Baseball Donation Drive for South Africa

Dilworth Little League is asking for baseball equipment donations to help youth in South Africa play baseball. We will have donation drop off locations at both Whittington and Freedom Park concession stands. The primary need is the following for 10 to 17 year olds:

Secondary need is for catcher’s equipment that is in decent condition. For more information on who will use our donated equipment, please read this article from last season on Alexandra Baseball. Below is a picture of the donated equipment from the Spring 2013.

Myers Park Horsepower Youth Skills Day - April 15

Future Mustang players, here is your chance to meet the Myers Park High School varsity players. Many of these players went through Dilworth Little League and on April 15th the Mustang team will be working side-by-side with little league baseball players from Dilworth, MPTLL, and Park Sharon as part of the kick-off event for the Jack Sink Invitational Tournament. All ages are welcome, it is free, and all kids attending will receive a "MP Horsepower" tee shirt. The only thing you need to do is register by contacting Mustang Sally at MPHorsepower@gmail.com. Click here for more information about this free clinic.

Myers Park Skills Day

Late Spring 2014 Registration Still Open Babe Ruth Only

Late registration for Spring baseball is still open for Babe Ruth leagues only Check the Registration tab for more information.

Dilworth Rotary Little League in the late 1960's

Special thanks to Scott Alexander for sharing his memories of playing little league baseball with his father and brother. See the story and photos.


Spring 2013 Season Recap

2013 was an exciting season for Dilworth Little League. Congratulations to Turner for winning the 2013 Dilworth Little League Majors Tournament to repeat as league champs. Check out all the Spring 2013 Highlights.

Announcing Jim Whittington Field Expansion Capital Project

Dilworth Little League has been granted approval to expand Jim Whittington Field to bring it into compatibility with Little League's recommended field size. This will allow us to host post season tournaments and keep Whittington Field as the premier little league ball park in the state of North Carolina. Please visit the Whittington Field Expansion Capital Project page for all the details on this exciting project and how you can help.

Dilworth Little League Shop Discount Coupons for Dick's Sporting Goods

Dick's Sporting Goods, Dilworth Little League sponsor, offers league members a baseball/softball team packet with discount coupons for baseball equipment. Please use these when shopping at Dick's Sporting Goods Southpark.

Dick's Sporting Goods Dick's 2014 Discount Coupons

Little League Licensed Composite Bats

Anyone looking to get a new Little League composite bats the list of approved composite bats can be found here.

 

Little League International ASAP ProgramASAP Logo

In 1994 Little League International developed a safety program called "A Safety Awareness Program" or ASAP. In 2010 Little League announced that it is a requirement for each Little League organization to submit their own ASAP program (each year) for approval. The ASAP program's intent is to ensure the safety of all children playing in a league chartered under Little League International. The Dilworth Little League submitted their ASAP program to Little League International and received their ASAP approval for 2011.

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