Holding a Successful Registration Day
Registration for the Challenger Division should be incorporated into your league’s normal registration days and should be held at the same location. This increases visibility for the Challenger Division within the community. Posters may also be hung during registration to make sure that everyone knows that the league is now offering the Challenger Division. Posters are available to be downloaded online at http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/divisions/Challenger_PlayerRegistrationFlyer.pdf.
One item to keep in mind on registration day is that creating a special registration form for the Challenger Division will save the league time and make the program easier to administer. The registration form for the Challenger Division should include a place for the player to register as well as list any necessary special accommodations. This will help the league to best balance Challenger teams based on ability. The registration form can also include a place for the player to list if they will need a buddy and, if so, who they would prefer to have for a buddy or if they would prefer to have the league select a buddy for them.
For more information on starting a Challenger Division in your community, please contact Sam Ranck at (570) 326-1921 ext. 254 or via email at challenger@LittleLeague.org.