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These events can be with regular season teams or with tournament teams selected from leagues using similar tournament selection processes from previous years. Frequently, districts operate Tournament of Champions tournaments that provides additional play opportunities to league champions and/or Invitational teams.


The fees for any tournament held under Regulation IX Special Games remain local with the tournament host.


There is no enrollment for these Special Games Tournaments through the Data Center. However, leagues should submit their Special Games applications to the appropriate Regional Office (


Those hosting and participating in the special games event must have appropriate insurance coverage as required by Little League® Regulations.


Unlike the International Tournament, all protests and concerns with the event rest with the local Tournament host or his/her local committee. Little League® International is available for rule interpretation services, and you should contact your appropriate Regional Office ( for guidance.

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