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Volume 29 - Issue No. 5, May 2011
Little League International Provides Latest Updates on Bat Moratorium
Heavy-Hitter: Little League Graduate Julian Vandervelde Grows from World Series Slugger to NFL Draft Pick
The latest aggregation of information on baseball bats in the various divisions of Little League provides the current list of approved composite bats and related information on bat moratorium.
Julian Vandervelde played in the 2000 Little League Baseball World Series. In April, he was drafted by the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles following a successful career at the University of Iowa.
Enter for a Chance to Win Free Nights Stays with Hilton
Coach Don Weis: Passion for Helping Kids and the Community
Hilton HHonors is pleased to present the Play of the Week Video Contest where your Little Leaguer's memorable moment could land you in an all-star hotel within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands.
Coach Don Weis grew up in Queens, N.Y., where playing Little League was not only fun, it was a rite of passage. Today, Mr. Weis attributes his civic pride and volunteerism to what he learned in Little League.
Softball Players, Coaches from Little League Urban Initiative Leagues Benefit from Clinics
Annual Little League Awards Program Accepting Nominations
The Little League Urban Initiative, in collaboration with Subway, the official restaurant of Little League Baseball and Softball, recently provided a free softball players' clinic in Newark, N.J., and a softball coaches clinic on the North side of Chicago.
With the 2011 Little League season taking shape, now is the time to consider recognizing individuals for their commitment to the Little League program.
Umpires Selected for Eight Little League World Series
Pa. District 1 Administrator Bill Dithrich Receives National Sportsmanship Award
The umpires who will be working Little League's eight World Series have been selected after going through a lengthy and stringent selection process.
Little League Pennsylvania District 1 Administrator Bill Dithrich was selected as a recipient of the "National High School Spirit of Sport Award" by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).
Little League Urban Initiative Offering Little League Baseball Camp through Scholarship Program
Snap Shot Season: 2011 Little League Photo Contest Has Begun
This summer, children from Urban Initiative leagues, will have the chance to tell Little League International what playing Little League means to them and their reward may be a trip to Williamsport for a week of instruction at Little League Baseball Camp.
The 2011 Little League photo contest is under way, and open to any Little League volunteer.
Michael Serino Nominated to Represent Eastern Region on Little League International Board of Directors
Softball Factory to Offer Softball Camps
Michael Serino, of Moscow, Pa., has been nominated to represent Little League's Eastern Region on the Little League International Board of Directors.
Little League Softball and the Softball Factory, a newly-created extension of the Baseball Factory, are partnering to hold a series of four clinics this spring for any interested Little League Softball players.
Let Hilton Worldwide Ease Your Travel Costs This Summer
DAs, Local Leagues Are Reminded Facility Surveys can be Updated Online
Hilton Worldwide, the Official Hotel Partner of Little League Baseball and Softball, is proud and committed to support the world's largest youth sports organization. By booking online, at: HHonors.com/LittleLeague Hilton HHonors® members will receive 15 percent off their hotel stays. Enroll today, at: HHonors.com/LittleLeague.
If leagues mailed a hard copy of the 2010 facility survey, it is possible to update the survey for 2011 by contacting Musco's Kevin Hladik, at: (800) 825-6020. Have your league's Identification Number available to receive your log-in password.