Tournament registration will open on June 1st.  If there are any problems, please send us an email to [email protected].

The format for the Tournament will be as follows:

  • Open to all players in your league (NOT JUST ALL-STAR players)

  • Two Divisions: Eight  – 10/11/12 teams  Six -- 8/9/10 teams 

  • Players must be from the same Little League (or Cal Ripken League)

  • Each teams’ roster MUST be signed by the League President

  • Teams can roster up to 15 players / We recommended that you put “extra” players on your roster to avoid vacation issues / Dressed players who attend a game must meet minimum playing rules.

  • Seeding round -- 10/11/12 playing 3 games  and 8/9/10 playing 2 games

  • Single elimination play off schedule with 8/9/10 consolation games if needed.

  • $375 Registration Fee

  • Annual Home Run Derby for selected 11/12’s

  • Annual All Star Game for selected 8/9/10's


Important Dates / Points To Remember:


  • Applications will be accepted starting on June 1st

  • Payment will be accepted upon verification team will be participating in the tournament.

  • Waitlists will be utilized and handled on a first-come, first-served basis

  • After receiving your application the registration fee must be in-hand by July 14th (credit card payment will be accepted upon acceptance into the tournament plus processing fee).

  • Team rosters must be handed in at the mandatory managers and coaches meeting.

  • All managers (coaches also welcome) must attend a pre-tournament meeting – Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 pm

  • Registration Fee Checks – We will not cash your check until July 18th.

  • After 7/14, if you drop out a full refund will be provided IF a wait-list team is available.

  • IMPORTANT:  Any league that has an All-star team in the District playoffs will need to field a team or receive a full refund of their fee.  (Do not hold off on your application for fear that your team may win the District. In this case, we will refund your money whether or not there is a team on the waiting list.)  Decision for participation will need to be made by Saturday, July 14, 2018.

  • The Tournament will acknowledge receipt of your application, by email, within 5 days (save a copy of your sent message in case there are any issues). Contact us by email if you have not received a confirmation.

    Checks (payable to GLL – Dominick A. Zuliani Tournament) can be hand delivered to a board member or mailed to the address below:

    Groton Little League

    PO Box 365

    Groton, CT 06340

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