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World Series General Info

The World Series will be played Aug. 16-26, 2012. All of the games will be played at the two stadiums on the Little League International complex in South Williamsport, Pa.

To locate World Series parking areas using a Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) system enter this address: 570 East Central Avenue – South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Note: May be listed in some GPS units as “Central Avenue East.”). Handicapped parking is available at this same location.

Once reaching your destination, continue to travel East Mountain Ave. Parking is located off of East Mountain Ave., in the South Williamsport Sports Complex, directly behind the Little League International complex.

From the parking areas, visitors to the Little League Baseball World Series will be required to walk to the stadiums, which includes an extended incline (from the South Williamsport Sports Complex) or downhill (from Route 15), and must pass through a security checkpoint.

During the Little League Baseball World Series, please keep the following information in mind for your safety and enjoyment.

The following items and activities are PROHIBITED on the Little League International Complex:

  • Alcohol
  • Beach Umbrellas (small umbrellas 42” or less will be permitted)
  • Cigarettes, Cigars or Tobacco of any kind
  • Containers with Liquid *(cans, plastic and aerosol containers)
  • Fireworks
  • Large Bags or Containers
  • Large Coolers
  • Laser Pointers
  • Noisemakers (ex: vuvuzelas, thunder sticks, air horns, etc.)
  • Pets
  • Roller Blades
  • Scooters
  • Skateboards
  • Solicitation
  • Tarps and Tents
  • Weapons of any kind

Permitted Items

  • Backpacks
  • Diaper Bags
  • Fanny Packs
  • Pin Bags
  • Small Bags
  • Small Coolers (10”W x 13”L x 12”H and smaller)
  • Small Purses
  • Strollers
  • Sunscreen (in its original container subject to inspection) *(NO Aerosol Containers are permitted)

*Containers of liquid for infants (i.e. baby bottles, formula) will be permitted, but are subject to inspection.

Special needs items allowed on the complex:

  • Items required for infants
  • Items required for allergies such as Epipens, medications, etc.

Smoking and use of smokeless tobacco products are prohibited on the Little League International complex.

All items brought into the complex are subject to search and inspection.

All blankets, chairs and personal items of any kind must be removed daily. There will be no claim check for prohibited items at the entry points.

Little League International reserves the right to remove from, or deny access to Little League property any item, individual, or group whose actions are deemed inappropriate.

- Security gates open daily at 9 a.m. (time is subject to change).
- Stadiums will open 1 hour prior to game time.

Visitors to the World Series with physical disabilities have access to shuttle service at various identified locations throughout the Little League International complex.

  • These locations are designated with handicap signage and are to be used ONLY by those visitors who need assistance to the stadiums, or visitor parking area located at the South Williamsport Sports Complex (East Mountain Ave.)
  • Each stadium is handicap accessible, with ramps and seating locations available for visitors in wheelchairs.

For those in need of medical assistance, the World Series Aid Station is located on the first-base side of Howard J. Lamade Stadium.


Tickets

As always, admission onto the Little League Baseball World Series complex is free and there is no cost for Little League Baseball World Series tickets.

Howard J. Lamade Stadium, where the final rounds of the Little League Baseball World Series have been played every year since 1959, seats approximately 3,300. The hillside terraces just beyond the outfield fence of Lamade stadium, which offers excellent viewing, can accommodate up to 30,000 more fans. Little League Volunteer Stadium, where early round games are also played, seats about 3,000.

There is limited General Public seating in Lamade Stadium and Volunteer Stadium for all games.

For games played Thursday, August 15 through Thursday, August 22, General Public seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the game(s). General Public seating tickets/passes may be distributed prior to the respective games by Little League Baseball World Series ushers/personnel upon entering Lamade Stadium/Volunteer Stadium to assist World Series ushers/personnel in coordinating seating. These General Public tickets/passes, if utilized, are not available in advance.

For games played Championship Weekend, Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, which includes the International Championship game, the United States Championship Game and the Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game, General Public tickets, if available, will be distributed prior to the respective games each day. General Public tickets for these games, if available, may be obtained at the Will Call Window which is located behind Lamade Stadium towards the third base side. General Public tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and each individual in line may obtain only one ticket.

Seating is also available on the famous “hill” or terraces overlooking the outfield fence of Lamade Stadium, where no ticket is required. Souvenir tickets for the terraces are available at the Will Call Window. (Again, however, these tickets are not required for seating on the terraces.)


Travel and Food

For information on accommodations, local attractions, restaurants, other events during the week of the Little League Baseball World Series, etc., please call the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau at (570) 327-7700; or (800) 358-9900; or visit their website, at: www.vacationpa.com; or visit the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau's website, at: www.visitcentralpa.com; or call: (800) 525-7320.

If you are arriving by car, take U.S. Route 15 into South Williamsport, and follow the signs to the Little League Museum/Stadium Parking. Parking is free.

If you are using a GPS unit for navigation on your trip to the Little League Baseball World Series, you should enter the following address: 570 East Central Avenue – South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Note: May be listed in some GPS units as “Central Avenue East.”). Handicapped parking is available at this same location.

A wide variety of food and refreshments are available, and Little League Baseball World Series souvenirs are also available. Pin Trading is encouraged in a special area set-aside for this purpose. Fans are encouraged to visit the Little League Sponsors area.

  • Click here for info on lodging in the Williamsport area.
  • Click here for info on traveling to the Williamsport area.

We hope you have a great time at the Series!