NeoChallenger Little League Baseball

The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and mental challenges (ages 5-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school) to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who participate in this sport worldwide. Today, more than 30,000 children participate in more than 900 Challenger Divisions worldwide.

Teams are set up according to abilities, rather than age, and can include as many as 15-20 players. Challenger games can be played as t-ball games, coach pitch, player pitch, or a combination of the three. In a Challenger game, each player gets a chance at bat. The side is retired when the offense has batted through the roster. No score is kept, per the recommendation of Little League. The Challenger players wear the same uniforms,
shoulder patches, and safety equipment as other Little League players.


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James Cipriani, President