LIVERMORE, Calif., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Annual Little League Intermediate World Series is the 9th Little League World Series and first in the baseball-rich state of California. The Little League Intermediate World Series (LLIWS) will be returning to Livermore, CA in 2015 for its third year, and will be played from August 2nd – August 8th.
The Intermediate Division began as a two-year pilot program, before becoming an official division in 2012. Players ages 11-13 are eligible to play in this Intermediate baseball league, which features a 50-foot pitching distance and 70-foot bases, also known as "50/70".
August 2nd through August 8th, 2015
- Downtown Livermore Parade – Saturday, August 1st at 6:00 PM PDT
- Games start 9:00 AM on August 2nd and run through August 8th at 6 PM PDT.
- International and US Championship games are on Friday, August 7th at TBD.
- Championship Game being held on Saturday, August 8thh at 6:00 PM PDT; the game will broadcast live on ESPN.
Max Baer Park in Livermore, California
As many as 11 teams from around the world will play for the World Series at Max Baer Park in Livermore, CA., including:
United States Pool
Central - To Be Determined
East - To Be Determined
CA Dist 57 – Danville Little League - Danville, CA
Southeast – To Be Determined
Southwest - To Be Determined
West - To Be Determined
Canada - To Be Determined
Europe-Africa - South Moravia LL, Brno, Czech Republic
Latin America – Elrod Hendricks West LL, St. Thomas Islands, US Virgin Islands
Puerto Rico – Huacao, Puerto Rico
Asia-Pacific- West Seoul LL - Seoul, South Korea
About Little League:
Little League Baseball was founded in 1939 in Williamsport PA. Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program has assisted millions of children on every continent in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball and Softball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes.
Little League Baseball, Incorporated is a non-profit organization whose mission is to "promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball and Softball."
Phone: (408) 391-6454
SOURCE Little League Intermediate World Series