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2005 Senior League Softball World Series General Information

The 2005 Senior League Softball World Series is scheduled for August 7-13. All the games are played at the Lower Sussex Little League Complex in Sussex County, Del. The Senior League Softball World Series is for girls, ages 14-16.

A schedule of the games can be found here.

The Lower Sussex Little League Complex is located at the Pyle Center in Sussex County, and will be site for the Senior League Softball World Series for the second consecutive year. The main field seats about 700.

Tickets
Seating is on first-come, first-served basis. As always, admission is free.

Lodging
Nearby hotel space, as you may expect, will likely become more limited as the Series approaches. A listing of nearby lodging, as well as a map of the local area, is available at: http://www.district3.org.

For all of your hotel needs, we encourage you to use "Choice Hotels," the Official Hotel Partner of Little League Baseball and Softball. To make reservations, contact the Choice Sports Desk at 877-240-AWAY (2929) and use Discount Code 00211120. By using that Discount Code you will SAVE at least 15 percent off your hotel rooms and a portion of the proceeds will go back to Little League Baseball and Softball. The Sports Desk can also be contacted via fax at 877-249-AWAY (2929).

Travel
If you are arriving by car from the north on U.S. Route 113, take Route 26 east toward Dagsboro, then take Route 20 southeast toward Roxanna and follow the signs to the Little League park. If arriving from the south on U.S. Route 113, take Route 54 east toward Selbyville, then take Route 17 northwest toward Roxanna and follow the signs to the Little League park. Parking is free. More travel information is available at the Delaware District 3 web site noted above.

Refreshments/Food/Souvenirs
A wide variety of food and refreshments, as well as Senior League Softball World Series Souvenirs are available. Pin trading is encouraged in a special area set aside for this purpose. Fans are encouraged to visit the Little League Sponsors area.

Safety
For the safety and enjoyment of all who attend the following items/activities are prohibited in the Little League complex: alcohol, large tarps, large containers, pets, solicitation, fireworks, laser pointers, knives and weapons of any kind. In keeping with the Little League tradition of teaching by example, all smoking and smokeless tobacco use is prohibited on all Lower Sussex grounds, exit ways and rest rooms, as well as all buildings on the complex. All items brought into the complex are subject to inspection. All blankets, chairs and personal items of any kind must be removed daily.

Please also note that increased security measures may cause slight delays at certain times, as you should plan to arrive early.

Miscellaneous
There will be other events during the seven day period of the Senior League Softball World Series. For information on those events see the Delaware District 3 web site noted above.

At this time, no television coverage of games is planned, although Little League International continues to urge networks to carry the games of all World Series tournaments. We do, however, expect extensive media coverage from newspapers, radio stations and television stations.

We hope you and yours have a great time at the Series!

(This information, provided by the tournament director, was last updated April 2005.)