Each month, Little League® International will provide a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead. All of this information will be available here and continue to be updated as new, timely resources become available. We invite you to review and share with your colleagues and friends.
Local League Operation Reminders
To help ensure that your league enjoys this exciting time of year and begin preparing for the fall, Little League has put together a list of things that local leagues should be considering and some resources to help guide the way.
- Understand what you need to be doing with the Local League Operational Guide
- Utilize the League Resource Guide to help you through your 2019 season
- Know where all the Forms and Publications are for 2019
- Look at ways to help raise money for your local league
- Be sure to conduct your annual background checks on volunteers and Board members
- Stay up-to-date with the Child Protection Program
- Understand the new Safe Sport Law and how it applies to you
- Remind your umpires to sign up for the Umpire Registry
- Conduct a facilities safety check before the season starts
- Understand the proper way to stream your league and district’s games
- Be sure to know the benefits of special games
- Ensure you properly organized your game schedule
- Make your opening ceremonies a unique and memorable event
- Know the right way to prepare your team rosters
- Find ways to get parents involved with your league this season
- Assist your league’s parents with a Parent Orientation Program
- See if your league could qualify for the Little League Grow the Grant Program
- Take a look at your league’s website and overall web presence
- Find an upcoming Little League event in your area
- Sign up for Little League Baseball Camp
#GirlsWithGame Campaign Debuts In March
This March, Little League Baseball and Softball celebrated National Women’s History Month across all its digital media platforms with its #GirlsWithGame campaign, highlighting memorable moments, exciting events, and inspiring individuals throughout the Little League program. While March may be over, Little League will continue the celebration with exciting new content on the official #GirlsWithGame landing page, found at LittleLeague.org/GirlsWithGame. We hope that you can join in our celebration by sharing our content and engaging with us on social media by tagging @LittleLeague on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and by using #GirlsWithGame.
Educational Webinar Series
Throughout the course of the year, Little League International will be hosting an online, educational webinar series to assist local leagues and District staff with timely information and resources. Keep an eye out for an email to register for an upcoming webinar that may interest you. Once completed, an archived copy of the webinar will also become available on Little League University.
Take Advantage of Free Local League Technology Solutions
Local Little League programs are encouraged to create a free customized website with online registration through DICK’S Team Sports HQ, powered by Blue Sombrero. Along with the ability to host online registration and payments, DICK’S Team Sports HQ provides time-saving features not available in any other league technology platform. Most recently, they also released an exclusive boundary mapping feature that checks parent/player addresses against your league’s Little League boundary during registration. To get started today, visit LittleLeague.org/TSHQ.