In a continued effort to enhance the safety, security, and experience of the hundreds of thousands of visitors and the hundreds of players and volunteers at the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) each August, Little League® International will be implementing a new Clear Bag Policy that will go in effect starting with the 2022 LLBWS.
Each year, Little League® International reviews its safety and security standards with its law enforcement and security partners involved with the Little League Baseball® World Series to find ways to continue to enhance the existing standards. Based on the recommendations from our law enforcement partners, combined with the continued emphasis on the safety and security of all those on the complex, the Little League International Security staff strongly believed in the adoption of this policy to enhance public safety and expedite the security screening process at the security check point. Little League International remains dedicated to providing all guests, participants, workers, and volunteers with a safe and memorable experience at the Little League Baseball World Series.
A clear bag is easier and quicker to search and greatly reduces faulty bag searches. In addition to the numerous safety and security standards already in place at the Little League Baseball® World Series, the clear bag policy will assist security gate personnel while also providing security throughout the complex with increased visibility of belongings to support the Department of Homeland Security’s “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign.
In addition to an increased level of security, the clear bag policy will enable Little League Baseball® World Series staff to move fans through the security check points much faster, allowing staff to be more efficient and effective in checking bags while enhancing the fan experience by reducing the length of time fans are standing in line. It’s Little League® International’s hope that shorter lines mean fewer hassles, all while guests enjoy an improved sense of safety.
Bags that do not meet the policy will not be permitted to enter the venue. Relocation/disposal of non-permissible bags will be the responsibility of the owner. No bag check will be available. Little League International is not responsible for items left behind, lost, stolen, or damaged. To provide additional support to those visitors who have prohibited items they would like to return to their vehicle, Little League International will offer cart shuttle service from the gate entrances to the parking lot areas throughout the entirety of the event. Individuals using other transportation or parking are encouraged to fully review Little League’s prohibited items list prior to departing for the Little League International Complex.
Each fan (adult and child) is permitted to bring one clear bag and one small purse/clutch that meets the Little League Baseball® World Series Clear Bag Policy.
No. Fans are still permitted to carry approved, personal items in their pockets or jackets, outside of what they have in their clear bag. For a complete listing of prohibited items, visit
Diaper bags are permitted into the Little League® International Complex if they are accompanied by a child under the age of three (3). It is important to note that while permitted, these bags are subject to a bag search and fans are encouraged to arrive earlier to accommodate. There will be a dedicated screening lane for diaper bags and medical necessary bags.
No. Fans are still permitted to bring strollers onto the complex but will be subject to search upon entrance to the complex. In addition, strollers are still not permitted inside the stadiums and should be parked in the proper, designated stroller parking areas.
No. Small clutch purses, with or without a handle or strap, that do not exceed 6.5 inches x 4.5 inches are permitted along with the other approved clear bags as outlined in the policy above.
Visitors are permitted to carry their pins in any bag or item that meets the bag policy. Pin trading at the Little League Baseball® World Series is a storied tradition that we know is important to many of our fans and visitors, so we want to make sure that those fans who would like to bring their pin trading collection can continue to do so. Clear pin bags are available at the Little League Gift Shop and at ShopLittleLeague.org.
Fans are still permitted to carry approved, personal items in their pockets or jackets, outside of what they have in their clear bag, including items needed for medical use. In addition, Medically Necessary Bags will be permitted within the complex. It is important to note that while permitted, these bags are subject to a longer bag search at a separate, dedicated line and fans are encouraged to arrive earlier to accommodate.
Fans that purchase bags at the Official Little League® Gift Shop and other retail locations on the complex are asked to keep the original tags and receipts on those items until they leave the complex. It is important to note, however, that once fans leave the complex, those items will not be permitted back into the complex unless they meet the specifications as outlined in the Clear Bag Policy.
Individuals who display their Little League Baseball® World Series Credentials will be permitted to bring in camera bags, computer bags, backpacks and equipment bags designed for specific pieces of equipment necessary for the individuals’ duties while at the event. These individuals will have to enter specific security check points for credential individuals and must have their credentials present to be permitted through this specific security check point. All bags will be thoroughly searched. Please contact your Little League Baseball World Series contact for more information.