Tag: All Regions,Northwest Region,US Regions,West Region

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

NOTE: Due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and in an abundance of caution for all of the participants and volunteers, all of the Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees have been cancelled for the 2020 season. For all the latest coronavirus information, please visit LittleLeague.org/Coronavirus and coronavirus.gov. This spring, thousands of children will have the unique […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Chris White, California District 24 Administrator. He was 63. Mr. White, a resident of Riverside, Calif., served as California District 24 Administrator for the past 15 years. He had recently been elected to his sixth term as D.A. Prior to his district service, he volunteered as a Little […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Roger Lazar, California District 13 Administrator. He was 78. Mr. Lazar, a native of Yonkers, N.Y., and resident of Thousand Oaks, Calif., served as California District 13 Administrator for the past seven years. Prior to his district service, he was a Little League Baseball® Major Division team manager […]

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 […]

Japan Defeats West Region Champs in LLBWS Consolation Game, 5-0

Chofu (Japan) Little League defeated Central East Maui (Hi.) Little League, 5-0, in the Little League Baseball® World Series Consolation Game on Sunday Morning at Howard J. Lamade Stadium. Japan struck early, with three runs in the first inning. The team from Chofu City Little League scored two more runs in the fifth to secure […]