Alaska District #2 Little League: News You Need!: February 2012 Edition of Little Leaguer

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February 2012 Edition of Little Leaguer
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Volume 30 - Issue No. 2, February 2012

Minneapolis Selected as Location of 26th Little League International Congress

Regional Round Tables Give Little League Volunteers a Voice in Rule Changes

In April 2014, the 26th Little League International Congress will convene in Minneapolis, Minn. To date, Little League International's regional round tables have been held in the Western and Southeastern Regions. The remaining three U.S. regions will host similar events in the coming weeks.

LexisNexis Again Fulfills Little League Background Check Regulation

Concussion Information Provided for Little League Volunteers

As of Feb. 14, 2012, background checks conducted through LexisNexis once again satisfy the requirements set forth by Little League International's background check regulation (Regulation I [c] [8] and [9]). Little League International has created an informational page on its website that includes links to training information and ways to recognize signs and symptoms of a concussion.

2012 Little League Baseball World Series Ticket Lottery Now Active

Little League Urban Initiative Announces Nine Jamboree Events

The 2012 World Series Ticket Lottery is being conducted online. Ticket seekers are asked to complete the Little League World Series Ticket Lottery Entry Form. In 2012, nine Urban Initiative Jamboree events will be held in seven different states throughout the U.S.

It's Never Too Early to Consider the
Little League Awards Program

Michele Smith to Hold Series of Softball Clinics for Little League Coaches

June 1, is the deadline for nominations for the 2012 Little League Awards Program. Information on the respective awards, nomination forms for the awards and highlights of past recipients are available on the Little League website. Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Michele Smith will conduct a one-day clinic in each of the five U.S. Little League regions.

There Is Still Time to "Save Time" on Registration This Season

New Mobile-Friendly Webpage Provides Easy Access to Little League-Approved Bat List

Make registration easier on your league this year. Using online registration will allow you to collect player data automatically, process payments securely online, access registration 24/7, and beyond. Act quickly, time is running out! Little League International has developed a mobile-friendly webpage that provides a current listing of licensed baseball bats with a 2 1/4 inch maximum diameter.

Lights Supplied by Musco Gives Kuwait Little League More Flexibility

Coaches Toolkit A Valuable Resource for Little League Coaches and Managers

Musco Lighting Systems, a Little League Sponsor since 1992, erected state-of-the-art lights for two fields in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The 2012 Coaches Toolkit provides separate packages for Little League Baseball and Little League Softball, and includes sport-specific training materials that can help the novice and experienced coach.
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