Dates Announced for the 2017 Little League® World Series Tournament

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The official dates for the 2017 Little League® World Series Tournaments were approved on Friday, Nov. 11, at the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors.

“I am pleased to announce the Board of Directors has approved the schedule for our seven World Series tournaments in 2017,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO. “We look forward to another exciting season of Little League Baseball and Softball around the world with the culmination of the year celebrated at the International Tournament in July and August. These tournaments spotlight the hard work and dedication of our players, parents, and volunteers that can be found in thousands of communities throughout the year.”

RELATED: Little League® World Series Historical Results

The final phase of the 2017 International Tournament schedule begins on July 29 with the Senior League Baseball World Series. On July 30, two more of the seven tournaments will be kicking off action with the Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division, as well as the Junior League Softball World Series. On July 31, the Senior League Softball World Series will begin. On August 9, the Little League Softball® World Series opens up, and just four days later, on August 13, the Junior League Baseball World Series begins. As it does every year, the tournament schedule will conclude with the Little League Baseball® World Series from August 17-27 in South Williamsport, Pa.

Over the course of 29 days, approximately 935 Little Leaguers® ages 10 to 16 from 78 different baseball and softball teams around the world will compete to determine the seven World Series champions for 2017. Learn more about the historical results of previous Little League World Series Tournaments.


2017 Little League World Series Schedule (subject to change):

Little League Baseball® World Series (August 17-27, 2017)

• Eligible Age: 10-11-12 year olds
• Location: South Williamsport, Pa. (Volunteer Stadium & Howard J. Lamade Stadium)
• History: 59th Season in South Williamsport; 71st Season Overall
• 2016 Champion: Mid-Atlantic Region – Maine-Endwell Little League (Endwell, N.Y.)

Intermediate League (50/70) Baseball World Series (July 30 – August 6, 2017)

• Eligible Age: 11-12-13 year olds
• Location: Livermore, Calif. (Max Baer Park)
• History: 5th Season in Livermore; 5th Season Overall
• 2016 Champion: West Region – Central East Maui (Hawaii) Little League

Junior League Baseball World Series (August 13-20, 2017)

• Eligible Age: 13-14 year olds
• Location: Taylor, Mich. (Heritage Park)
• History: 37th Season in Taylor; 37th Season Overall
• 2016 Champion: Asia-Pacific Region – Shing-Ming Junior Little League (Chinese Taipei)

Senior League Baseball World Series (July 29 – August 5, 2017)

• Eligible Age: 13-14-15-16 year olds
• Location: Easley, S.C. (Easley Recreation Complex)
• History: 1st Season in Easley; 57th Season Overall
• 2016 Champion: Central Region – Clear Ridge (Ill.) Little League

Little League Softball® World Series (August 9-16, 2017)

• Eligible Age: 10-11-12 year olds
• Location: Portland, Ore. (Alpenrose Stadium)
• History: 24th Season in Portland; 44th Season Overall
• 2016 Champion: Southwest Region – Greater Helotes (Texas) Little League

Junior League Softball World Series (July 30 – August 5, 2017)

• Eligible Age: 12-13-14 year olds
• Location: Kirkland, Wash. (Everest Park)
• History: 19th Season in Kirkland; 19th Season Overall
• 2016 Champion: Latin America Region – ASOFEM Little League (Puerto Rico)

Senior League Softball World Series (July 31 – August 6, 2017)

• Eligible Age: 13-14-15-16 year olds
• Location: Lower Sussex, Del. (Lower Sussex Little League Complex)
• History: 17th Season in Lower Sussex; 42nd Season Overall
• 2016 Champion: Southeast Region – Cape Coral (Fla.) Little League