Category: Region

Admission Policies for 2021 Little League® Baseball and Softball Region Tournaments Announced

With the 2021 Little League® tournament season underway, Little League International has announced its official admission policies for its U.S. Region Tournament events. Based on the guidance provided by the 2021 Little League International Pandemic Response Advisory Commission, and in an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of its participants, admission at each […]

New Little League® Central Region Facility Set to Open on June 26

Just less than one year after construction began, the new Little League® Central Region facility is set to officially open on Saturday, June 26, 2021. To celebrate the opening, Little League will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony starting at 11:30 a.m., followed by a Little League Challenger Division® game between Zionsville Little League and […]

Restructuring of Little League® Region Staff Provides Strategic Support to Volunteers and Communities

In November 2020, the Little League® International Board of Directors began implementing a plan to evaluate and strengthen the organizational structure of Little League International, with the appointment of Patrick W. Wilson as Chief Operating Officer. To continue these efforts, a new leadership alignment, focused on supporting local Little League programs, has been established in each of […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of James “Wesley” Walker, former Tennessee District 9 Administrator. He was 53. Mr. Walker, a native of Montgomery County, Tenn., was a resident of Clarksville, Tenn., and served as Tennessee District 9 Administrator for six months (February-to-July 2020). He began volunteering in the Little League program as a member […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Luis Matos, Jr., a long-time Little League volunteer with the Southeast Region Tournament. He was 53. Mr. Matos, a native of Valhalla, N.Y., was a proud 20-plus year veteran of the United States Air Force. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Logistics from the Community College of the […]

Little League® Southeast Region Celebrates 10 Years in Warner Robins

This summer, the Little League® Baseball and Softball Southeast Region is celebrating its 10th year in Warner Robins, Ga., a community that has served not only as the home to the regional headquarters and tournament site location, but has fully embraced what the Little League experience is all about. The process to select Warner Robins […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Nick Solowey, former New Jersey District 1 Administrator. He was 89. Mr. Solowey a native of Hillside, N.J., and resident of Stanhope, N.J., served as New Jersey District 1 Administrator from 1981 until 2001, and again from 2002 to 2007. At the time of his passing, Mr. Solowey […]

Dates and Locations Set for 2020 Regional Roundtables and 2022 Congress Events

After a thorough evaluation, the Little League® International Board of Directors has made the decision to relocate the 28th Little League International Congress from Anaheim, California, to Williamsport, Pennsylvania. READ MORE Following the conclusion of the Little League® International Congress in January 2018, the dates and locations for the 2020 Little League Regional Roundtables and […]

Little League® International Approved to Pursue Opportunity in Whitestown, Ind., for Central Region Headquarters Location

During its annual August meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved an offer to relocate its Central Region Headquarters to Whitestown, Ind., pending the completion of a formal agreement. “After a thorough evaluation of local communities within the Central Region, the Little League International Board of Directors are pleased that this opportunity involving […]

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 […]