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 > Little League Online > Media > Little League News Archive > 2013 > January-April > Little League® Mid-Atlantic Region Challenger Jamboree Comes to Princeton, N.J.

Little League® Mid-Atlantic Region Challenger Jamboree Comes to Princeton, N.J.

Little League® Mid-Atlantic Region Challenger Jamboree Comes to Princeton, N.J.

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Little League® Baseball and Softball will hold its Mid-Atlantic Region Challenger Jamboree in Princeton, N.J., June 1-2. This year, 15 teams from the Mid-Atlantic region will bring 200 players with developmental and physical challenges to the event.

“We are thrilled to be bringing these children to Princeton for this year’s Mid-Atlantic Challenger Jamboree,” said Sam Ranck, Little League Challenger Division Director. “These Jamborees give Little Leaguers with physical and developmental challenges a chance to play baseball against their peers on a big, exciting stage.”

Established in 1989, the Little League Challenger Division® provides boys and girls with physical and developmental challenges, ages 4-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school, the opportunity to enjoy all that baseball has to offer. More than 30,000 children participate in more than 900 Challenger Divisions worldwide. This year, Little Leaguers will be able to participate in 13 Challenger Jamborees in 12 states. The boys and girls take part in a baseball game with a variety of other activities throughout the weekend. For more information on the Challenger Division, visit LittleLeague.org.

The Mid-Atlantic Region Challenger Jamboree games are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at Princeton Day School. Play pauses at noon for the opening ceremony at North End Synthetic Field 1, following lunch. In addition to playing baseball, Little Leaguers® will be able to participate in swimming, tennis and volleyball. Saturday’s games end at 4 p.m., and a dance for all participants will be held on Saturday at 7 p.m. All players will receive certificates and medallions. Games continue on Sunday, June 2 at 10 a.m.