The parents of all of our Little League athletes must provide acceptable proof of age in order for their children to be eligible to play
Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) February 11, 2008
VitalChek Network Inc. (vitalchek.com), a ChoicePoint® (NYSE: CPS) company and America's leading source for government-issued birth certificates and other vital records, has been selected by Little League International as the official provider of player's birth certificates for Little League.
"The parents of all of our Little League athletes must provide acceptable proof of age in order for their children to be eligible to play," said Dan Kirby, director of risk management for Little League International. "Our partnership with ChoicePoint's VitalChek certificate service assists parents who may have misplaced their child's birth certificate with an easy and convenient way to order an official copy and get it in time to properly register for our baseball and softball teams."
"It's about convenience and ensuring that the rules are followed, which helps create a safe and fair environment for the players," said Larry Grischow, vice president of finance and operations for VitalChek. "Parents will be glad to know that VitalChek's safe and secure ordering methods make it possible to order birth certificates via phone, fax or online twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week."
With registration deadlines for Little League teams approaching (exact dates vary with location), please check with your local Little League organization.
To order an express birth certificate online for Little League registration, click on the "Obtaining Birth Records" button on the main page of the Little League Web site (littleleague.org) or go directly to vitalchek.com.
A trusted provider of state-of-the-art applicant verification and authentication methods that help restrict access to government records, VitalChek makes it safer and more convenient to order official copies of vital record documents. The VitalChek system includes security safeguards designed to protect the privacy of consumers and to help prevent fraud and identity theft.
VitalChek Network Inc., a ChoicePoint company, is America's first online remote ordering service for life's important documents. For nearly 20 years, VitalChek has provided an affordable, easy and reliable way to obtain official government vital records as an official service provider for more than 600 government agencies throughout the United States and its Territories, safely delivering millions of important documents every year. VitalChek is a recommended source for online birth certificates for congressional offices, passport acceptance agencies, travel agencies, major airlines and cruise lines, post offices, school administrators, tour operators, department of defense and military recruiters, sports organizations, hospitals, public health agencies and courts and social services agencies. Additional information is available at vitalchek.com.
About Little League International:
Little League International is a non-profit organization whose mission is "to promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball and Softball."
Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program assists youth in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball and Softball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes. There are now nearly 7,500 Little League programs in more than 70 countries around the globe.
Founded in 1939; granted Federal Charter July 16, 1964, by unanimous act of the Senate and House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States of America and signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson as Public Law 88-378, 88th Congress H.R. 9234, and amended December 26, 1974, Public Law 93-551, 93rd Congress, H.R. 8864, Little League is tax exempt.
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