Little League Softball World Series schedule: Full bracket, times, channels for every 2023 game

Little League Softball World Series schedule: Full bracket, times, channels for every 2023 game

The action on the diamond is heating up.

MLB pennant races are in full swing and the Little League Softball World Series is about to take center stage, showcasing the sport to put a bow on the summer — which gives the kids a chance to shine.

Keep an eye on the games in Greenville, N.C., that are sure to entertain. The 2023 Little League Softball World Series once again features 12 teams that will compete to become champions. It includes eight clubs from the U.S. and four international sides for the second year in a row.

Softball has only continued to grow in popularity, thanks in part to this competition and the Women’s College World Series that wrapped up in June. Now the next generation gets its chance to win over the hearts of viewers and continue to build on its run of success.

MORE: Watch select Little League Softball World Series games live with Fubo (free trial)

With that, The Sporting News has everything you need to know about the Little League Softball World Series in 2023, including bracket information, TV schedule and the participating teams.


Little League Softball World Series bracket 2023

Little League Softball World Series bracket 2023

(Little League World Series)

The full bracket is broken down into two sides — purple and orange. Whoever emerges from each of those two smaller brackets will end up playing for the chance to become champions. Since the tournament is double elimination, a loss is not the end of the road as the team will be given another chance to keep their championship dreams alive.

You can download a PDF version of the bracket on the LLSWS official website.

Little League Softball World Series teams

Once again, 12 teams will embark on the journey to win the Little League Softball World Series. Out of those 12, eight teams are from the United States; only four international sides will participate.

Here’s a look at all the teams in the 2023 tournament:

Purple Bracket

Region Team Location
Central Austintown Little League Austintown, Ohio
North Carolina Rowan Little League Salisbury, N.C.
Southwest Midway Little League Hewitt, Texas
Southeast Pitt County Girls Softball Little League Winterville, N.C.
West Almaden Little League San Jose, Calif.
Asia-Pacific Negros Occidental Little League Bacolod City, Philippines

Orange Bracket

Region Team Location
New England Milford Little League Milford, Conn.
Mid-Atlantic Massapequa International Little League Massapequa Park, N.Y.
Northwest Bend North Little League Bend, Ore.
Europe-Africa Lombardia Little League Milan, Italy
Canada St. Albert Softball Little League St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Latin America Guayama Softball Little League Guayama, Puerto Rico

Little League Softball World Series schedule

The Little League Softball World Series will start on Sunday and conclude on Aug. 13 with the championship game. It will be played at Stallings Stadium at Elm Street Park in Greenville, N.C.

Sunday, Aug. 6

Game Matchup Time (ET) TV/Stream
1 North Carolina 5, Central 0 10 a.m. ESPN+
2 Latin America 11, Canada 9 1 p.m. ESPN+
3 New England 11, Europe-Africa 1 4 p.m. ESPN+
4 Southwest 6, Southeast 1 7 p.m. ESPN+

Monday, Aug. 7

Game Matchup Time (ET) TV/Stream
5 Latin America vs. Northwest 10 a.m. ESPN+
6 North Carolina vs. Asia-Pacific 1 p.m. ESPN+
7 Southwest vs. West 4 p.m. ESPN+
8 New England vs. Mid-Atlantic 7 p.m. ESPN+

Tuesday, Aug. 8

Game Matchup Time (ET) TV/Stream
9 Central vs. Game 7 loser 10 a.m. ESPN+
10 Canada vs. Game 8 loser 1 p.m. ESPN+
11 Europe-Africa vs. Game 5 loser 4 p.m. ESPN+
12 Southeast vs. Game 6 loser 7 p.m. ESPN2, Fubo

Wednesday, Aug. 9

Game Matchup Time (ET) TV/Stream
13 Game 11 winner vs. Game 10 winner 10 a.m. ESPN+
14 Game 12 winner vs. Game 9 winner 1 p.m. ESPN+

Thursday, Aug. 10

Game Matchup Time (ET) TV/Stream
15 Game 7 winner vs. Game 6 winner 1 p.m. ESPN, Fubo
16 Game 8 winner vs. Game 5 winner 5 p.m. ESPN, Fubo

Friday, Aug. 11

Game Matchup Time (ET) TV/Stream
17 Game 15 loser vs. Game 14 winner 4 p.m. ESPN2, Fubo
18 Game 16 loser vs. Game 13 winner 7 p.m. ESPN2, Fubo

Saturday, Aug. 12

Game Matchup Time (ET) TV/Stream
19 Game 16 winner vs. Game 18 winner 2 p.m. ESPN, Fubo
20 Game 15 winner vs. Game 17 winner 5 p.m. ESPN2, Fubo

Sunday, Aug. 13

Game Matchup Time (ET) TV/Stream
21 Game 19 loser vs. Game 20 loser Noon ESPN2, Fubo
22 Game 19 winner vs. Game 20 winner 3 p.m. ABC, Fubo

How to watch Little League Softball World Series

  • TV channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ABC
  • Live stream: ESPN+, Fubo

Viewers wanting to catch every game of the Little League Softball World Series action will have to turn to streaming. While games 15-22 will be available to watch on cable via ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC, 13 of the tournament’s first 14 games will be exclusively broadcast on ESPN+.

Once the games head over to traditional cable, viewers can enjoy the action also on Fubo, which comes with a free trial for new subscribers and carries all the necessary channels.

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