Tag: SLBWS

Little League® World Series Returns to ESPN This Summer with 337 Games Slated to Air

Following continued growth and excitement around the Little League Softball® World Series (LLSWS), Little League® announced that the Championship Game from Greenville, North Carolina, will move to ABC on Sunday, August 13 at 3 p.m. ET, kicking off three-straight Sundays of Little League action on the network. The LLSWS Championship is one of 337 Little […]

Selection of 2023 Little League® World Series Umpires Announced

With yet another exciting World Series season just months away, Little League® International is pleased to announce the selection of more than 90 volunteer umpires who have earned the honor to take the field this summer. “Serving as an umpire at the Little League World Series is the dream of every local league volunteer umpire, […]

Little League® Diamond Leader Program Now Available for Coaches Everywhere

The Little League® Diamond Leader Program, a new initiative focused on educating volunteer coaches on their role supporting the social and emotional well-being of children, is now available for coaches everywhere to complete for the 2023 season and beyond. “The mental, social, and emotional well-being of children is paramount to all of us at Little […]

What Teams Can Expect at the 2022 Little League® Region and World Series Tournaments

After three years, Little League® International is excited to bring back all of our Region and World Series tournaments for the 2022 season. As the world still navigates the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Little League remains committed to the health and well-being of all teams and has worked with its medical advisors to provide […]

Volunteer Umpires Announced for the 2022 Little League® World Series Events

With the return of all seven Little League® World Series events in 2022, Little League International is excited to announce the more than 90 volunteer umpires who are set to take the field for these iconic events this July and August. “The impact of not having the World Series events in their full capacities the […]

Little League® World Series Set to Return with Full Participant Field and Fans at All Divisions of Play

After two years of not being able to hold its events in full capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic, Little League® International is excited to announce the return of all seven World Series events, and their respective Region Tournaments, with the anticipation of international participation and full fan and visitor opportunities in 2022. “We know […]

Little League® World Series Dates and LLBWS International Expansion Rotation Set Through 2024

During the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, the official dates for the 2024 Little League World Series (LLWS) were announced, confirming the dates for all seven World Series events as well as the international rotation for the Little League Baseball® World Series through 2024. 2022, 2023, and 2024 World […]

2021 Little League® World Series and Regional Tournament update

Little League Baseball and Softball Divisions to play through World Series featuring U.S. Teams only. Teenage Divisional Tournaments to conclude at state level. The Little League® Baseball and Softball World Series events will be held, as scheduled, this August in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and Greenville, North Carolina (respectively), featuring teams solely from the United States. Based […]

International Rotation Set for 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series Expansion Teams; Dates Announced for 2023 LLWS Events

During the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, the first two international expansion teams who will earn direct entry to the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) were announced, and the official dates for the 2023 Little League World Series (LLWS) were established. 2022 International Expansion Team Rotation Announced […]

Little League® Multi-Platform Rights Extension with ESPN

As we reflect on what would have been the 2020 Little League® World Series, Little League International looks forward to the next chapter of its story with the announcement of an extended partnership with ESPN, featuring an eight-year multi-platform rights extension that will be effective from 2023 through 2030. The first year of this new […]