Softball World Series Returns to Greenville August 6-13

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The Little League® Softball World Series returns to Greenville, North Carolina next week, and organizers are making final preparations for the international event.

Twelve teams from across the United States and beyond will be competing August 6-13 at Stallings Stadium at Elm Street Park. Admission is free, and games will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks, including ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPNews, and ESPN+. The championship game will be an ABC broadcast.

Now in its third year in Greenville, the LLSWS includes eight teams from the United States and four international teams. Festivities get underway on Saturday, August 5, at 6 p.m. with the Opening Ceremonies at the Greenville Town Common, 105 East First Street.

Public parking for the event will be available in the College Hill Drive parking lot located near the corner of 10th Street and College Hill Drive. The public will access Elm Street Park from the College Hill parking lot via the Green Mill Run Greenway.

Teams competing in the 2023 Little League Softball® World Series include:

North Carolina Host Team: Rowan Little League - Salisbury, NC

Southeast Region: Pitt County Girls Softball League - Winterville, NC

Northwest Region: Bend North Little League - Bend, Oregon

Southwest Region: Midway Little League - Hewitt, Texas

West Region: Almaden Little League - San Jose, California

New England Region: Bristol, Connecticut

Mid-Atlantic Region: Massapequa International Little League - Massapequa Park, New York

Central Region: Austintown Little League - Austintown, Ohio

Asia-Pacific Region: Negros Occidental Little League - Philippines

Canada Region: St. Albert Softball League, St. Albert, Alberta

Europe-Africa Region: Lombardia Little League - Italy

Latin America Region: Guayama Softball Little League - Puerto Rico

Last year, this international and televised tournament was estimated to bring $1.1 million in economic impact to the Greenville-Pitt County community. View the game schedule and more about the LLSWS by clicking here.

This article was adapted from a press release from the City of Greenville. Click here to view photos from last year's LLSWS.


For more information and media opportunities, please contact:

Brock Letchworth, Public Information Officer, City of Greenville, NC

Cell: 252.917.0184 | Email:

Kevin Fountain, Director of Media Relations, Little League®

Cell: 570.295.7728 | Email: