Division: Challenger

Update: Teams from Ohio, California to Participate in the 2020 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Little League International, under the direction of its Board of Directors, made the difficult decision to cancel the Little League World Series and Region Tournaments at all divisions for the 2020 season. Based on that decision, Mason (Ohio) Youth Organization Little League and Cambrian Park Little League (San Jose, […]

Celebration of Smiles: Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game Thrills Players, Fans

By Will Desautelle and Ethan Roy Hours before taking the field for the Little League Baseball® World Series United States Championship, players from Central East Maui Little League (Hawaii) gathered on the outfield grass at Volunteer Stadium following the annual Little League Challenger Game to give each of the players a Hawaiian lei. Several other […]

13th Annual West Region Challenger Fun Days Event Held At Little League® West Region Headquarters

For the 13th year in a row, volunteers and members of Little League Challenger Division® programs across California came together for a weekend of fun at the West Region Challenger Fun Days in San Bernardino, California, on May 18 and 19. The event was free for all participants thanks to the support of Gatorade and […]

2019 Little League Challenger Division® Jamborees to Provide Unique Opportunities to Children Across North America

This year, hundreds of Little Leaguers® with physical and intellectual challenges will receive a unique opportunity to participate in a Little League Challenger Division® Jamboree, a volunteer-hosted event that provides players the experience of a tournament atmosphere. “Each year, our dedicated volunteers work hard to provide members of our Challenger Division with the unique opportunity […]

Resource Guide

Little League® operations are ongoing throughout the year, regardless of where your league is located. To help League Administrators oversee and prioritize its schedule, the Resource Guide will help guide the activities that should be accomplished during the “play” portion of the season, and what there is to “prepare” for in the offseason.

2018 Challenger Exhibition Game Filled with Smiles and New Opportunities

The 2018 Challenger Exhibition Game at the Little League Baseball® World Series drew a packed crowd at Volunteer Stadium, an annual event that gives players with physical and mental disabilities a chance to play under the Williamsport spotlight. This year’s participants were Hazleton Little League from the nearby Hazleton, Pa., and Highland Baseball Club Little […]

Eastern Region Tournament Kicks Off with Opening Ceremony, Challenger Exhibition Game

Hundreds of excited players and their families packed Leon J. Breen Field on Saturday Aug. 4, as Little League Baseball® kicked off the 2018 Eastern Regional Tournament in Bristol, Conn. The opening ceremony began with each of the 12 teams from the New England and Mid-Atlantic Regions carrying their banners onto the field, where they […]

Little League® Challenger Division: The Foundation of Oviedo

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and Little League® alum Zach Eflin got his start on the diamonds in Oviedo, Fla., but the foundation of the community and his family’s love for the game goes way beyond those days.