Georgia Little League

Little League International Awards Program
Posted Dec 29, 2016

Each year Little League International recognizes individuals for their commitment to, and participation in, the Little League program. 

We strongly recommend that your District and Local League participate as we are certain there are individuals in your District or League who should be recognized.  By recognizing members of your league, you help demonstrate the benefits and values of volunteerism, family and sportsmanship. 

The International recipient for each award, and a guest, will be provided with round-trip transportation to and hotel accommodations at the Little League Baseball World Series.

The Volunteer of the Year Award, Mom of the Year Award, Challenger Award, Good Sport of the Year Award and Softball Volunteer of the Year Award are supported through the generosity of AIG.

Please send your completed nominations directly to Little League International in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, for your nominees to be considered for International recognitition.  If you have any questions regarding these Awards please contact Scott Rosenberg, Little League International Director of Public Relations at srosenberg@LittleLeague.org.

  • Deadline for nominations:  June 1
  • Address for submission of nominations:  Little League Baseball, P.O. Box 3485, Williamsport, PA 17701
 

Volunteer of the Year Award

The Little League Volunteer of the Year Award was instituted to honor individuals who give selflessly of their time and efforts for the benefits of the children in their communities. These individuals have contributed a spirited and dedicated commitment to the ideals and goals of the Little League program.

1994 Volunteer of the Year: Bob Crutchley, East Marietta Little League

2000 Volunteer of the Year: Richard Hilton, East Marietta Little League

 

Softball Volunteer of the Year Award

The Little League Softball Volunteer of the Year Award will recognize an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to developing a Little League softball program in their community or district. The individual should be an active Little League volunteer in good standing, who is committed to the ideals and goals of the Little League program.

 

Good Sport of the Year Award

The Little League Good Sport of the Year is designed to honor Little Leaguers who exhibit the values of Little League: character, courage and loyalty. These children learn what it means to truly be part of a team and conduct themselves accordingly to the principles of fair play and good sportsmanship.

2012 Good Sport of the Year: Braeden Swilley, East Marietta Little League

 

Mom of the Year Award

The Little League Mom of the Year Award was created to recognize those mothers who have volunteered countless hours to their child's participation in the Little League program. Their singular motivation is that their children have the opportunity to learn the value of teamwork, fair play, discipline and enjoy the excitement and fun of summer days on a Little League field.

 

Challenger Award

The Little League Challenger Division Award recognizes an individual whose loyal support and inspired volunteer commitment allows youth with mental and/or physical disabilities the opportunity to enjoy the full benefits of the Little League program through participation in the Challenger Division.

 

Urban Initiative Volunteer of the Year Award

The Howard and Gail Paster Little League Urban Initiative Volunteer of the Year Award was created to recognize the vital volunteer service being performed in urban settings around the country. This award acknowledges an adult volunteer, involved with a Little League program participating in the Urban Initiative, who has provided a positive experience for the children and adults within the league's metropolitan neighborhood or community. This award is supported through the generosity of Howard and Gail Paster.