For the first time in the game’s 14-year history, the Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game at the Little League Baseball® World Series will feature an international competition. Teams from Clinton Valley Little League from Clinton Township, Mich., just north of Detroit, and Little Mountain Little League from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada will take the field for the 2014 game. It is the first time a team from outside the United States will play at the annual event held at Volunteer Stadium on the Little League International Complex in South Williamsport, Pa. The game is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23.
Thank You From Antigonish Challenger Baseball
March 5, 2014
On Saturday, March 1, 2014 Antigonish Challenger Baseball was named the winner of the Win 4 Kids $37,000 National Grant through the GoodLife Kids Foundation. This money will be used to develop and sustain Antigonish Challenger Baseball for years to come and also help grow Challenger Baseball across Nova Scotia. “We would like to thank everyone for their votes and support,” said Randy Crouse, President of Antigonish Challenger League. “Our program obtained 33% of the total votes worldwide during the contest. That percentage would not have been possible without the support of numerous individuals and groups. Thank you once again!”
Pitfalls to Avoid as a Coach
February 18, 2014
For the February and March newsletters, I will be using an excellent article that was written by Rick Johnston. Rick and Mike McCarthy are the co-founders of The Baseball Zone located in Mississauga, Ontario. So much of what is mentioned in the article is the foundation of the Teaching for Tomorrow education program of Little League Canada.
2013 Little League World Series - Canada Region
February 6, 2014
The 2013 Little League Canadian champions are profiled at the Little League International website.
Little League International is recognized for their website
February 3, 2014
Little League International was selected the webpick of the week by Communication Arts. To read the full details of this, please go to...
Little Mountain Little League Selected for Challenger Game
January 19, 2014
Little League International has selected Little Mountain Little League to send a Challenger team to participate in the Challenger game taking place at the 2014 Little League World Series in August in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. We would like to congratulate them and wish them the best of luck!
2014 Teaching for Tomorrow Clinic Schedule
January 9, 2014
Below is the 2014 Teaching for Tomorrow Clinic Schedule.
Marthe Dubroy - In Memoriam
January 9, 2014
It is with a great deal of regret and sorrow that I bring you the sad news of the passing of long time Canadian Coordinator Marthe Dubroy today in Ottawa.
75th Anniversary Trading Pin Contest
December 26, 2013
Little League Baseball Canada is looking for a new trading pin to commemorate Little League’s 75th Anniversary by inviting youth across the country to participate in a trading pin design contest.
The winner will receive a Kelton Track Jacket from Little League Baseball Canada.
- Pin design must incorporate the 75th Anniversary of Little League.
- Pin design must be no larger than 2” square and incorporate five colours or less.
- Pin design should represent Little League Baseball Canada and the provinces it represnts.
- Pin design should be able to utilize both English and French.
- All entrants must be residents of Canada.
- Entrants do not need to be registered with Little League Baseball Canada.
- Entrants must be 18 years of age or younger.
- All entries must be received by January 15, 2014 in .pub or .jpg format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little League Baseball Canada reserves the right to modify the winning pin design for clarity and bilingualism.
Toronto Blue Jays Coaching Clinic
October 17, 2013
The Toronto Blue Jays organization is hosting its second annual Blue Jays Baseball Academy National Coaching Clinic in Toronto, Ontario, January 10-12, 2014. The cost for the weekend is $160. If you are interested in participating, you can find more information at http://toronto.bluejays.mlb.com/tor/baseball_academy/national_coaching_clinic.jsp.
Teaching For Tomorrow - Canadian Participation Softball
October 15, 2013
The Senior League Softball World Series team was a District Team comprised of players from District 7 in Victoria, BC. After the team was selected, we flew to Windsor, Ontario to meet up with the Canadian Big League team and we rode the bus together to Roxana, Delaware. Aside from the Asia Pacific team (Philippines), we travelled the furthest to get to the Senior League Softball World Series.
Glace Bay looks to recreate past magic
September 20, 2013
Let's Fill “The Nat” & Support Our Supporters!
September 5, 2013
The Vancouver Canadians, the minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, defeated Everett Aqua Sox last night, and are aiming to be a “Three-Peat” Champion of the Northwest League after winning in 2011 and 2012.
Teaching For Tomorrow - Canadian Participation
September 5, 2013
Teaching for Tomorrow - 2013 Year End Tournaments
September 5, 2013
NBC Nightly News Report on Little League Challenger Game
September 2, 2013
If you are interested in starting up a Challenger program in your area, please contact Little League Baseball Canada at 613-731-3301 or email@example.com for more information.
East Nepean Eagles in Canadian Little League title
August 12, 2013
The East Nepean Eagles are heading to the Little League World Series after beating a team from British Columbia Sunday to win the Canadian title.
NBC News clip from Portland, Oregon
GLACE BAY — Hundreds of people turned out for the opening ceremonies of the Canadian Little League Championship at Cameron Bowl in Glace Bay Friday, a celebration of sport and friendly competition...
Games and Stats for 2013 Canadian Championships
July 23, 2013
Little League Intermediate Championships
July 23, 2013
A Calgary teen's legacy and memory will live on thanks to a tribute made by his former baseball team. Continue reading at CBC.ca
The Rocky Mountain LL Intermediate team went to one of the neighborhoods where some of their teammates live to help out. Here is picture of Kevin Floyd (left), Brayden Otto (ctr) and Kody Leskun (right) taken while helping out.
Governor General's Award - Langley Little League
July 10, 2013
Please see the attached media release about the Langley Little League Team that was awarded the Governor General's Caring Award
Also check out this article in the Langley Advance