Over the course of 30 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 2019. The Little League World Series tournaments provide affordable and exciting opportunities for families and sports fans from around the world to enjoy one of the premier sporting tournaments.
The final phase of the 2019 International Tournament schedule begins on July 27 with the Senior League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C. On July 28, the Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball World Series and the Junior League Softball World Series will commence, and a day later, the Senior League Softball World Series will begin in Lower Sussex, Del. On August 7, the Little League Softball® World Series will get underway in Portland, Ore., and on August 11, the Junior League Baseball World Series will begin its eight-day slate. As it does every year, the tournament schedule will conclude with the Little League Baseball® World Series from August 15-25 in South Williamsport, Pa. Detailed game schedules will be available in spring 2019 at LittleLeague.org.
Each of Little League’s seven World Series events operates under different tournament formats, with varying numbers of teams from regions around the world participating. Throughout the summer months, hundreds of thousands of games are played to determine seven world champions, making the Little League International Tournament, the world’s largest elimination tournament.