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Youth1 Partners with Little League International Youth1 Media Ups Coverage of Little League Softball World Series to Include Live Streaming

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Youth1 Media is proud to announce a special partnership with Little League International, as a provider of live video webcasts of all Pool Play games and consolation games for the 2013 Little League Softball World Series games being held at Alpenrose Stadium in Portland Oregon, in addition to its regular digital game recaps and coverage offered.

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Youth1 will run a live webcast of 23 out of 24 Non-ESPN2 Little League Softball Tournament games at no charge on Youth1.com. These webcasts include multi-camera production and professional game announcers. Streaming began on Thursday, August 8th and will conclude on Wednesday, August 14th.

"We are especially excited about this opportunity because it underscores our commitment to our Year of the Girl campaign that we kicked off this year. By providing this webcast at no cost to viewers all over the globe, we are encouraging the maximum exposure of these great female athletes on their quest for glory." said Laura Petrillo, President of Youth1.  "Furthermore, this initiative exemplifies our desire partner at the highest level with the most revered national youth sports organizations, like Little League International, to ensure maximum exposure and coverage of top national youth events."

Reaction to the offering has been outstanding. Youth1.com's website traffic, already posting double digit growth for the last three months, has reached record numbers during this period, validating the hunger for great news and coverage of youth sports. Fans have also been showing their support of initiatives such as this by subscribing to Youth1's new PressPass, which grants access to Youth1's exclusive premium content.

For more info on how to get your Press Pass go to http://www.youth1.com/index.php/component/osmembership

Also, upon the completion of the Softball Tournament, Youth1's staff will be in full force in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania covering the 67th Little League Baseball World Series starting Thursday, August 15th and runs through Sunday August 25th with the World Championship Game. Along with game summaries and recaps, Youth1 will provide fans with original video and written content, which will highlight daily top performers and illustrate the "World Series Experience" in video form.

For more information go to http://www.youth1.com/index.php/baseball/2013-llbws

About Youth1 Media: 

Youth1 is leading provider of digital media coverage of youth sports news in the nation.

We are the authority of youth sports, uniting the youth sports world with news, information and media. With unique content and access to sports directors, coaches and players, Youth1 offers news, rankings, features, profiles, multi-media, and the prestigious Youthees Awards that makes it THE most trusted source for everything youth sports. For more information visit www.Youth1.com.

To view this video on YouTube, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q8Qwzn3ypE

Media Contact: Laura Petrillo, Youth1 Media, 973-878-0128, LPetrillo@Youth1.com

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