LLWS Softball Age Groups
Little League World Series age groups are Little League Softball, Junior Softball, and Senior Softball. Little League Softball limits to ages 10 to 12 years.
Junior Softball features players from ages 12 to 14 years while Senior Softball allows teens from 13 to 16 years. Each age group conduct separate World Series games annually.
There are a total of five divisions for Softball games conducted by Little League. However, the World Series games are conducted for the Major divisions with girls of age 10 to 16 years.
They include teams from both national and international regions associated with the Little League. There will be 12 teams on the LLWS Softball bracket that have advanced after winning their respective regional tournaments.
Here are the respective age groups for LLWS softball games along with their schedule and location for 2023.
- Little League Softball World Series - Ages 10 years to 12 years only
Games begin from 6 August to 12 August 2023 at Stallings Stadium in Greenville, North Carolina.
- Little League Junior Softball World Series - Ages 12 years to 14 years only
Games begin from 30 July to 5 August 2023 in Kirkland, Washington.
- Little League Senior Softball World Series - Ages 13 years to 16 years only
Games begin from 31 July to 6 August 2023 in Sussex County, Delaware.
Little League Softball World Series
Little League Softball World Series will feature 12 regional champions from the United States and International regions. They will be divided equally into Orange and Purple brackets.
While the tournament follows a double elimination method until the Semifinals, it conducts best-of-three games in the finals to determine the champion.
Little League Junior Softball World Series
Junior Softball games will feature ten teams competing from ten different regions around the world. It will take place from 30 July to August 5 in Kirkland, Washington.
These ten teams are further classified into two pools of five members each. Two teams of the best teams from each pool move on to the semifinals. They compete using the single elimination games system for the LL World Series games.
While the winning teams from the semifinals move to play the best of three games in the finals, the losing teams will play in face-off classification games against each other for third to tenth positions.
Little League Senior Softball World Series
Senior League World Series is a tournament featuring 12 teams from both various American and international regions. It will begin on 31 July 2023 in Sussex County, DE.
They follow a double elimination bracket for the World Series games. Winners from six American regions and six international regions will be competing in the brackets.
After two teams advance to the finals, the winner will be decided by using the best of three games at the finals.