As a part of the celebration across the anniversary of the first-ever Little League® game performed on June 6, 1939, Little League Worldwide has introduced the first-round pairings for the 2023 Little League Softball® World Sequence tournaments.
Set to happen on August 6-13 in Greenville, North Carolina, the 2023 Little League Softball World Sequence (LLSWS) will as soon as once more function 12 groups from world wide, divided into the Purple and Orange brackets, competing for the championship banner. Under are the first-round pairings for the 2023 LLSWS (all instances ET and topic to alter):
Sunday, August 6
- Recreation 1: Central Area vs. North Carolina (10 a.m.)
- Recreation 2: Latin America Area vs. Canada Area (1 p.m.)
- Recreation 3: Europe and Africa Area vs. New England Area (4 p.m.)
- Recreation 4: Southwest Area vs. Southeast Area (7 p.m.)
Monday, August 7
- Recreation 5: Winner G2 vs. Northwest Area (10 a.m.)
- Recreation 6: Winner G1 vs. Asia-Pacific Area (1 p.m.)
- Recreation 7: Winner G4 vs. West Area (4 p.m.)
- Recreation 8: Winner G3 vs. Mid-Atlantic Area (7 p.m.)
Along with the enjoyable and pleasure of the 2023 LLSWS, members at this yr’s occasion will even have the distinctive alternative to spend time with the highest athletes of the sport as a part of the primary ever AU Professional Video games on the LLSWS, that includes an Athletes Limitless doubleheader at East Carolina College on Wednesday, August 9.
Following the most-watched LLSWS in historical past final yr, the #SummerOfSoftball will likely be celebrated as soon as once more in 2023 as this system continues to make historical past with this yr’s LLSWS Championship sport being aired on ABC for the primary time this summer time whereas the championship video games from six Little League Softball U.S. Area Tournaments will likely be broadcast on ESPN, after 4 years of airing on ESPN+ (the Southwest Area Championship will proceed to air on Longhorn Community). For extra info on the 2023 LLSWS, together with info on learn how to attend or watch from house, go to LittleLeague.org/LLSWS.
House and away designations for all LLSWS video games will likely be determined by way of coin flip throughout the respective supervisor briefings held previous to the beginning of the match. The drawings had been held in order that the areas who acquired a bye within the 2022 Little League Softball World Sequence wouldn’t obtain a bye in 2023. For extra info, together with full schedules and details about all of the 2023 Little League Area and World Sequence tournaments, go to LittleLeague.org/WorldSeries.