Tag: community

Little League® Officially Kicks Off Its #GWG50 Celebration

As the calendar turns to a new year for communities all around the world, the official kickoff of the Little League® Girls with Game® 50 (#GWG50) Celebration is underway as we join together to honor the incredible Girls with Game who have changed our game and look to inspire the next generation to step up […]

Little League® to Increase Access and Opportunity with League Choice at Youngest Levels of Play Starting in 2025

Starting with the 2025 season, children at the youngest levels of the Little League® Baseball and Softball program (League Age 4-7) throughout the United States will have the ability to register and play for any local Little League program they choose, without respect to any geography- or school-related eligibility requirements. Those players who register under […]

Dugout Earns Second-Straight Mascot Hall of Fame Award for Greatest Community Impact

For a second year in a row, Dugout, the official mascot of Little League® Baseball and Softball, has been named the winner of the 2023 Mascot Hall of Fame Award for corporate mascot with the greatest community impact.  At the 2023 Little League Baseball® World Series, Presented by T-Mobile, Dugout helped welcome players and coaches […]

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees See Record Numbers, First-Time Experiences in 2023

In its second year back since the pandemic, the Little League® Urban Initiative Jamboree events saw record performances in 2023, including the largest softball event in the program’s history and the addition of nine first-time participating leagues. “Since we held our first Jamboree nearly two decades ago, these events have provided opportunities to children within our […]

Important Updates to Little League’s Child Protection Program

Little League® is for everyone, and all children and families should be able to fully enjoy their Little League experience on and off the field. To help bring that fun, community-based opportunity to children, it is paramount that we keep the safety and well-being of our Little Leaguers® at the forefront of all that we […]

Eggland’s Best Surprises 2023 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Teams with $5,000 Grant

As part of its ongoing support of the Little League Challenger Division®, Eggland’s Best, the Official Egg of Little League Baseball and Softball, recently surprised the two participating teams of the 2023 Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game with a $5,000 check to support their league’s efforts. “At Eggland’s Best, we are committed to supporting […]

2023 Little League® Photo Contest Top Submissions Recognized

After receiving more than 3,100 submissions throughout the course of two months, Little League® Baseball and Softball is pleased to announce the top three photos of the 2023 Little League Photo Contest. In addition to recognition in the World of Little League® Museum and on the scoreboard during the Little League Baseball® World Series, the […]

Little League A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Award Winners Announced for 2023

The safety and well-being of all participants in the Little League® Program has always been a top priority, and since 1995, Little League and Musco Lighting have partnered in the A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) to help local leagues and districts in the United States create the safest environment possible for player, volunteers, and fans. […]

Little League® and Cuban Baseball Federation Extend Relationship to 2025

With Cuba making its historic debut at the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS), in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Little League® International and the Cuban Baseball and Softball Federation are pleased to announce an extension of its affiliation agreement to 2025, further enhancing the commitment to development of the Little League program throughout Cuba. The agreement was […]

Lombardia Little League Earns 2023 Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award

Lombardia Little League out of Milano, Italy, has been named the 2023 Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award recipient based on their conduct and interactions both on and off the field throughout its time in Greenville, North Carolina. “As we have seen over the past weeks during our Region and World Series tournaments, the game […]