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ASAP Deadline Extension Update

Health and Safety are paramount for everyone in Little League® and our entire organization is doing all it can to assist with stemming the tide of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Leagues activities have been disrupted in countless ways, and the suggested May 11 resumption is weeks from now, but being prepared to execute the A […]

Little League® Awards Program Suspended for 2020 Season

With the recent guidance to suspend/delay Little League® seasons around the world, Little League International has made the difficult decision to suspend its National Little League Awards Program for the 2020 season. “Based on the projected late start to the season for many of our local Little League programs around the world, and the challenges […]

Recommended Temporary Suspension of Little League Activities

NOTE: The information found below will continue to be updated with any changes that are implemented as well as communicated directly to local league and district volunteers.  UPDATE AS OF MARCH 16, 2020: This is much bigger than Little League®. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is rapidly changing the way that we, as global citizens, think, […]

When Cheering On Your Kids, Know Your Role!

Written By: John O’Sullivan, Founder of the Changing the Game Project Imagine the perfect summer day. The sun is out, the birds are chirping. And a bunch of 7-year-olds are scurrying about a ball field, trying to hit, run, throw, and catch, all the while smiling and giggling and doing what 7-year-olds do. But then the game […]

Little League Challenger Division® Jamborees Spread Joy of Baseball to Communities Around North America in 2020

NOTE: Many of these events may be altered or cancelled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. For all the latest coronavirus information, please visit LittleLeague.org/Coronavirus and coronavirus.gov. Hundreds of Little Leaguers® with physical and intellectual challenges will have the opportunity to experience the joy of baseball this summer through the 2020 Little League Challenger Division® Jamborees, a group of […]

Six Innings with Little League Softball® World Series Graduate and Softball America Lead Editor Kayla Lombardo

As part of a continued celebration of its award-winning Girls with Game Initiative, Little League® International had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Softball America Lead Editor, Kayla Lombardo, about her experience playing for Pequannock (N.J.) Little League at the 2006 Little League Softball® World Series. Ms. Lombardo’s team went on to make […]

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees to Provide Memorable Opportunities in 2020

NOTE: Many of these events may be altered or canceled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. For all the latest coronavirus information, please visit LittleLeague.org/Coronavirus and coronavirus.gov. This spring, thousands of children will have the unique opportunity to participate in a memorable weekend event at one of eight Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees. “Since it was […]

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

Each summer during Championship Saturday of the Little League Baseball® World Series, two local Little League Challenger Division® programs are given the unique opportunity to play in a once-in-a-lifetime game in Volunteer Stadium in the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game. Featured in this year’s game will be Mason (Ohio) Youth Organization Little League and Cambrian Park Little […]

Little League® Celebrates Women’s History Month with Girls with Game Initiative

In honor of Women’s History Month during the month of March, Little League® Baseball and Softball will continue the celebration of its Girls with Game Initiative across all its digital platforms. “For generations, Little League has provided children with the opportunity to experience life lessons playing baseball and softball, and it is through their love […]

Greenville, North Carolina, Selected as New Home of the Little League Softball® World Series

This year’s tournament will feature 10 teams from around the world on August 12-19, 2020 Following a thorough search and evaluation conducted by members of the Little League® International staff, Greenville Little League and the City of Greenville, North Carolina, have officially been selected as the new home for the Little League Softball® World Series […]