The 2015 Little League World Series live stream and TV coverage is scheduled to get underway this afternoon from Williamsport, PA. There are four games listed on today’s schedule of the round 1 double elimination tournament, with the first game of the tourney scheduled for 1 p.m. ET, when Los Bravos de Pontezuela of the Dominican Republic takes on AVRS Secondary School, Uganda. The LLWS live streaming action will be aired on the ESPN family of networks right up to the championship game.
According to Bleacher Report, the 2015 Little League World Series tournament is broken down into US teams along with International squads. Teams from all around the world will be battling it out over the next 10 days, making this baseball tourney truly a global event.If you aren’t familiar with how this tournament works, or how these teams qualified to make it, here is a quick synopsis.
Regional qualifying play has been going on since June all across the world for these youngsters. The final 16 teams, eight from the United States, along with eight international are now set to battle it out in a winner take all double-elimination tournament for the 2015 World Series title. While the action just to get here was hard for these kids, it is going to get much harder with the world watching.
It’s been four years since a team from the United States has taken home a title. Back in 2011, Huntington Beach, CA defeated Hamamatsu City, Japan. While of course everyone wants to win, even the losers in this tournament can’t replace the experience of competing on such a high level.
Below is a list of teams playing in this year’s tournament, along with the upcoming schedule and TV start times. To keep up with all the action, be sure to click here for your own printable bracket.
United States Teams
- West: Sweetwater Valley Little League, Bonita, Calif.
- Southwest: Pearland West LL, Pearland, Tex.
- Southeast: Northwood LL, Taylors, S.C.
- Northwest: Wilshire-Riverside LL, Portland, Ore.
- New England: Cranston Western LL, Cranston, R.I.
- Midwest: Webb City LL, Webb City, Mo.
- Mid-Atlantic: Red Land LL, Lewisberry, Penn.
- Great Lakes: Bowling Green Eastern LL, Bowling Green, Ky.
- Asia-Pacific: Tung Yuan LL, Taipei, Chinese Taipei
- Australia: Cronulla LL, Sydney, Australia
- Canada: White Rock South Surrey LL, White Rock, British Columbia
- Caribbean: Los Bravos de Pontezulla LL, Santiago de los Caballero, Dominican Republic
- Europe-Africa: AVRS LL, Kampala, Uganda
- Japan: Tokyo Kitasuna LL, Tokyo, Japan
- Latin America: Cardenales LL, Barquisimeto, Venezuela
- Mexico: Seguro Social LL, Mexicali, Baja California
Thursday, Aug. 20
- Game 1: Caribbean (Los Bravos de Pontezuela, Dominican Republic) vs. Europe-Africa (AVRS Secondary School, Uganda), 1 p.m., ESPN
- Game 2: Southwest (Pearland West, Texas) vs. Northwest (Wilshire-Riverside, Portland, Ore.), 3 p.m., ESPN
- Game 3: Latin America (Cardenales, Venezuela) vs. Australia (Cronulla, Sidney), 5 p.m., ESPN
- Game 4: Great Lakes (Bowling Green Eastern, Kentucky) vs. West (Sweetwater Valley, Bonita, Calif.), 7 p.m., ESPN2
Friday, Aug. 21
- Game 5: Canada (White Rock South Surrey, British Columbia) vs. Mexico (Seguro Social, Mexicali, Baja California), 2 p.m., ESPN
- Game 6: New England (Cranston Western, Rhode Island) vs. Southeast (Northwoods, Taylors, S.C.), 4 p.m., ESPN
- Game 7: Japan (Tokyo Kitasuna) vs. Asia Pacific (Tung Yuan, Chinese Tapei), 6 p.m., ESPN
- Game 8: Midwest (Webb City, Mo.) vs. Mid-Atlantic (Red Land, Lewisberry, Pa.), 8 p.m., ESPN