Resource Guide

2022 Prepare - Resource Guide

Preparing for the season includes the administrative responsibilities associated with operating your local league. Among these tasks are chartering for the coming season; election of the Board of Directors to oversee operation of the league; reviewing and revising your local league bylaws; purchasing insurance coverage and ASAP program implementation; background checks; and budget development. Developed in coordination with the Little League® Resource Guidetraining courses have been created to provide an overview of administrative responsibilities and best practices based on the seasonality of the local league.

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  • Annual Meeting

    Annual Meeting

    Discuss key issues, distribute important information, and vote on new board members.
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    Fiscal Year End

    Ensure fiscal awareness, accountability, and transparency for your league or district.
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  • Registration

    Registration & Recruitment

    Registration is a critical time to make sure your league activities get underway the right way.
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  • Chartering

    Chartering & Insurance

    Leagues are required to charter and insure all participating teams annually.
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    Sponsorship & Fundraising

    It is the responsibility of each local league to develop an annual plan for fundraising.
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    A Little League uniform is one of the most meaningful items your league will purchase.
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    Background Checks

    Little League® places the highest value on the safety of all participants within the program.
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    Tryouts & Drafts

    All local programs are required to assign players to teams via a draft.
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    Selection & Training

    The local Board of Directors develops and implements the structure of each division.
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Volunteer Recruitment Guide

A strong volunteer base is at the center of every successful Little League program. From coaches to board members to umpires, every volunteer plays a part in providing a great Little League experience. During the preseason, the opportunity for the local Little League® to market and promote itself is at its highest point.

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