Category: Challenger

Fellow volunteers in California District 43 in San Bernardino call Barbara Sky “instrumental” to the Little League Challenger Division®, not only for its district, “but to all kids that have a disability, and just want to play ball.” For her efforts and commitment to the intellectually and physically challenged children of her district, Ms. Sky […]

New Little League® Grow the Game Grant Program Awards Lafayette Little League $18,500 to Provide Wheelchair Access to Help Grow its Little League Challenger Division®

Earlier this year, Little League® Baseball and Softball announced a $4 million plan to help local Little League programs grow the game in their communities by providing financial assistance to these programs to ensure that all children have the opportunity to have a meaningful Little League experience. The cornerstone of the initiative is the new Little League Grow […]

LITTLE LEAGUE CHALLENGER DIVISION® WORLD SERIES EXHIBITION GAMES EXPAND TO INCLUDE ALL FOUR LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL® WORLD SERIES TOURNAMENTS

In 1989, the Little League Challenger Division® was established to provide a Little League® experience to children with physical and intellectual challenges. In 2001, Little League gave two Challenger Division teams the opportunity to play a game at the Little League Baseball® World Series. On Saturday, Aug. 29, the 15th The Little League Baseball World […]

Each year, during the Little League Baseball® World Series, two Little League Challenger Division® teams are showcased in an exhibition game. This year, State College (Pa.) Little League and First Colony Little League from Sugar Land, Texas will be representing more than 30,000 Challenger players and more than 900 leagues worldwide. These two teams will […]

The efforts of Little League® volunteers and graduates was honored at the annual American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Convention on Sunday, January 4. The ABCA, annually, presents awards to various members of the baseball community at all levels, from Little League to Major League Baseball. At their convention in Orlando, Fla., the ABCA presented Baseball […]