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Challenger

2022 Season Info

Online registration is now closed.  Please contact Kristen Leach, kristenleach3@gmail.com, to register your child for the 2022 Challenger season.

 

The Challenger Division of West University Little League is a baseball program for boys and girls ages 5 through the final year of high school or 22 (whichever comes first) with physical and mental challenges. The most fundamental goal of the Challenger Division is to give everyone a chance to play baseball and have a rewarding experience, regardless of limitations. This program affords every child the opportunity to participate in a structured athletic program and have a wonderful time.

The Challenger Division was originally developed in 1989 and is Little League International's way of providing boys and girls with challenges the opportunity to experience the emotional development and the fun of playing Little League baseball. Today, more than 22,000 players participate in the Little League Challenger Division nationwide.  

The Challenger program also helps to establish strong bonds of friendship and understanding between Little Leaguers from other programs and Challenger children in an atmosphere of sharing and caring. In Challenger games, middle school and high school aged volunteers, or Challenger Buddies, help the players by acting as team guides for children who may not be able to play baseball on their own. This interaction has proven to be a positive experience for all the children involved as Challenger players enjoy the thrill of participation, and their "buddies" experience first hand the challenges these children face in their daily lives

More information to come regarding the parent meeting.  

Challenger families are also invited to attend WULL's Opening Ceremonies and Carnival on February 26 from 12-3pm (rain or shine) to help us kick off our baseball season.

Games for the 2022 season will be played on Sundays at 2:00 on the main campus near West U Elementary.

Game schedule:

March 6 (picture day and lunch will be before the game in the West U elementary cafeteria)

March 27

April 3

April 10

April 24

May 1 (followed by end of season party)

The Challenger Season concludes with a trophy presentation and party for all of the Challenger Division players.  Parents and Buddies are invited to attend. This event will take place after our last game on May 1 at West U Elementary.

The registration fee is $20 per player payable to West University Little League. The registration fee covers the cost of jerseys, socks, cap, team equipment, trophies, fun all season, and a great end of season party for the whole family! Please email Kristen Leach should you have any questions or need additional information.

Please sign up for rain-out notifications.  Sign-up can be found on the buddy form as well as the first page of registration.

Challenger thanks our sponsors!

Sponsored by Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

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Sponsored by St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

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