1. Player Safety
  2. ASAP

Awards Overview

Grand Prize

A Musco Little League Lighting System!

Winner to be Recognized at the 2019 Little League World Series.

How To Enter

Upload Safety Plan to the Little League Data Center and complete the ASAP Submission Process.

Awards

Local League Winners:
  • A cash award for every qualified safey plan of leagues who take the Little League AIG Insurance for player accident coverage based on the number of teams chartered.  Cash award is based on 15% of league’s accident insurance premium.  Safety Plans must meet all requirements and be approved by Little League International to qualify.
Regional Winners

A 1st and 2nd place winner will be chosen for each U.S. Little League Region.

  • First Place Winners receive:
    • $500 cash award to be used for safety equipment or insurance premium.
    • Trip for two League Representatives to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
  • Second Place Winners receive:
    • $500 cash award to be used for safety equipment or insurance premium.
National Winners
  • A Musco Little League Lighting System (lighting equipment for a 200’ field)

Entry Rules

  1. Safety program must be implemented/in effect between January 1, 2019 – January 1, 2020.
  2. All entry materials, including photos will become property of ASAP and will NOT be returned. (Please retain copies of your materials.) Little League International will have reproduction and distribution privileges without cost or prior notification.
  3. Only U.S. leagues are eligible; prior national winners are ineligible to repeat.

Judging

The following will be judged on a scale of 0 (low) to 5 (exceptional):

  • Teamwork – Effort involving widespread participation of parents, players, and/or friends of the league.
  • Cooperative Efforts – Does the league utilize resources of the land owner or other organizations to benefit all parties? (i.e. city/schools, local police, fire department, hospitals, etc.).
  • Long-Term Planning – League has a safety improvement program (project submitted should be part of the program).
  • Safety Operations – Safety Officer has an on-going method for evaluating and improving safety- i.e. participants, spectators, facility – involving all members of league (players, parents, coaches, board).
  • Program Impact – How program improves safety of participants, spectators, and officials.
  • Creative Solutions – Used ingenuity to overcome obstacles to achieve safety objectives.
  • Creative Funding – Creatively planned and achieved funding goal.
  • Discretionary Bonus – Points given for exceptional performance.
  • Interview – All Regional finalists will be interviewed prior to the final decision on winners.

Awards for 2019 ASAP Best Safety Plan Contest

  • All leagues submitting a qualified safety program who take Little League AIG Insurance for player accident coverage will win a cash award based on the number of teams covered by their plan.
  • First and second place winners from each region for best safety plan: $500 safety award; recognized in ASAP Newsletter.
  • First place winner from each region: Little League World Series trip for the League president and safety officer in August.
  • Best safety plan in the nation: A Musco Lighting 200-foot field lighting system.