Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting Held at Hong Kong Disneyland
The attendees at the Asia-Pacific
Region meeting at Disneyland Hong Kong included Patrick
Wilson (Little League International vice president of
operations, fourth from left in front row) and B.H. Chow
(Asia-Pacific Region director). Others attending include:
Alan Connors (district administrator, Australia), Chris Day
Chieh Fan (Chinese Taipei), Li Tsung Chen (Chinese Taipei),
Stephen Guerreo (district administrator, Guam), Winson Chan
(district administrator, Hong Kong), Eko Katoh (assistant
district administrator, Indonesia), Kenji Kimura (district
administrator, Japan), T. Morishmain (Japan), Chito Gonzales
(representative, Philippines), Simon Li (Hong Kong Little
League president), Ogyu Kenju (Hong Kong Little League
vice-president), Michael Reiner (Hong Kong Little League
vice-president), Timothy Young (Hong Kong Little League
treasurer), Frankie Siu (Hong Kong Little League secretary
general), Natasha Ho (Hong Kong Little League co-secretary),
Katherine Chow (Hong Kong Little League field manager),
Frances Ho (Hong Kong Little League yearbook manager),
Philipe Yan (Hong Kong Little League), and Lu Kwong Fai
(Hong Kong Little League).
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Hong Kong Disneyland was the site of the Jan.
21 meeting of District Administrators from around the Asia-Pacific
Region, as plans were laid for the 2007 season.
Hosted by B.H. Chow, Asia-Pacific Region director, with Patrick
Wilson (Little League International vice president of operations),
the meeting focused on the International Tournament.
It was decided that Hong Kong Disneyland will host the Asia-Pacific
Major Baseball Division Regional Tournament for the next four years.
Guam will be the site of the Junior, Senior, and Big League Baseball
Regional Tournaments in 2007. The Philippines will host all of the
softball division regional tournaments in 2007.
“The District Administrators of the Asia-Pacific Region are eagerly
anticipating the 2007 season,” Mr. Wilson said. “We expect more
participation this year in the region than ever before. The meeting
was well-attended and resulted in firm plans for the coming season.”
The Asia-Pacific Region is composed of the following countries:
China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Korea, Thailand, Australia,
Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Indonesia, New
Zealand, and Philippines. In the Little League Baseball Division,
the national champion of Japan receives a berth in the Little League
Baseball World Series, with the balance of the countries in the
region playing off for another berth each year.