Tag: All Regions,Southeast Region,US Regions

59 Volunteer Umpires Appointed to 2020 Southeastern Regional Tournaments

Little League® Baseball and Softball Southeastern Region Headquarters has announced the umpire appointments to the 2020 Southeastern Regional Tournaments. A total of 56 volunteer umpires from throughout the eight-state region were appointed by the Region Headquarters from a pool of applicants who applied through the Little League Umpire Registry and were reviewed by their District […]

Volunteer Umpires Announced for 2020 Little League® World Series Events

Each year, the holiday season becomes just a bit more special for 90 dedicated Little League® volunteers who receive their official notifications with their official umpire assignments for the Little League World Series tournaments. Volunteer umpires are one of the most important aspects in the success of local Little League programs around the world and play a […]

Player First Approach: Little League® Set for Exciting Initiatives, Launching Five Year Strategic Plan

Over the course of its 80-year history, Little League® has grown into the world’s largest youth sports organization with millions of children playing baseball and softball in more than 80 countries around the world each year. Heading into a new decade in 2020, Little League remains committed to embracing the rich tradition and history its […]

Little League® Celebrates Another Exciting Year in 2019

Throughout the course of 2019, the Little League® program continued to find ways to deliver increased levels of excitement, new opportunities, and countless memories for thousands of communities around the world. Highlighting this past year’s events was the continued efforts to grow the game throughout the Little League program, both at the local level and […]

Florida District 5 Conducts Its Third Annual Toy Drive Games

As part of the Florida District 5 Kids Helping Kids Initiative, its third annual Toy Drive Games collected a record 1,170 items to benefit local families in the Tampa, FL area. Over the weekend of Dec. 6-8, Cross Bayou Little League hosted games for any Little Leaguer within the district that wished to participate and […]

Dates Announced for Next Three Years of Little League® World Series Events

After yet another exciting summer of Little League® Baseball and Softball, the official dates have been announced for the Little League World Series tournaments over the next three years, as approved by the Little League International Board of Directors during the annual fall meeting on November 8, 2019. Starting on August 1 with the Senior […]

2019 Little League® World Series Champions Visit Nation’s Capital

Just months after their historic victories, members of the Little League Baseball® World Series Championship Eastbank Little League team from River Ridge, Louisiana, and the Little League Softball® World Series Championship Rowan Little League team from Salisbury, North Carolina, were given the unique opportunity to visit Washington, D.C., with a trip to the White House […]

The 2019 ASAP Award Winners Showcase Thoughtfulness, Planning in Their League Safety Efforts

Since its creation, the Little League® Baseball and Softball A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) has been embraced by local leagues nationwide and has helped to reduce injuries by 90 percent. In 2019, local Little League programs throughout the United States participated in the program at a record rate. During this year’s Little League Baseball® World […]

Two Volunteers Honored as Part of Southeastern Region Awards Program

Little League Southeastern Region honored two volunteers as part of the Region’s Award Program during the 2019 Southeastern Regional Tournaments. Jennifer Brugh, of Oconee County American Little League in Georgia District 10 was named Volunteer of the Year, while Pamela Brooks of Virginia District 16 was named the Golden Mask (Umpire) Award winner. Jennifer Brugh […]

Milestones and Miles to Go – A Letter From Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO

June 6, 1939, 80 years ago, Carl Stotz gathered some of his friends and neighbors, and about 30 boys in the west end of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on a baseball field that had been scaled down just for them for the first-ever Little League® game. It gave those children the chance to learn the game and, […]