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What is the Little League Challenger Division®?

The Little League Challenger Division is Little League’s adaptive baseball programs for boys and girls with physical and developmental challenges.

Who can participate in the Little League Challenger Division?

Any boy or girl ages 4-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in a school program, with a physical or developmental challenge may participate. If a child can participate in the traditional Little League Baseball or Softball program with reasonable accommodations they should do so.

Is there a cost to participate in the Challenger Division?

UPLL offers the Challenger Division free of charge for all local participants.

What rules are followed during a Challenger Division game?

Flexibility and adaptability are key during Challenger games. Little League provides all chartered teams with a rulebook that includes a best practices guide to operating a Challenger Division Game. Typically games are 1-2 innings long and last about an hour. All players play defensively and bat every inning.