Little League World Series 2014: Complete Tournament Schedule, Bracket and More

Sean ODonnellContributor IIIAugust 11, 2014

Westport, Conn., players wait to greet Chad Knight (24) after his home run off Sammamish, Wash.'s Jack Carper during the fifth inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in South Williamsport, Pa. Westport, Conn., won 14-13 in seven innings. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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The future of baseball will soon be taking the field in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, as the brightest young stars from the United States, and around the world, are set to face off in the 2014 Little League World Series.

A bevy of talent will be on display in this year's tournament. In fact, sometimes it's difficult to fathom the young ages of these athletes due to the intensity, desire to compete and immense skill sets showcased throughout the month of August.

Before these players begin their quest to be known as the best in the world, let's take a look at the full schedule for the tournament. After all, the Little League World Series is one of the most impressive sporting events each and every year—you won't want to miss a moment of the action.

 

Bracket

With eight teams from the United States and eight international teams set to face off in this prestigious event, keeping a keen eye on the bracket is a must to ensure you're completely up to date on all of the action.

Here's a look at the big bracket, via Little League's official Twitter account:

The full bracket is also available courtesy of LittleLeague.org.

 

Teams

So, which regions are in the mix this year? After a grueling road through regional play, eight teams from across the United States remain. They're accompanied by eight very talented international teams to comprise the 16 squads set to compete for this year's title.

This year marks a rare feat for the tournament, as two very talented girls are set to take the field with the boys, via ESPN Stats & Info:

Here's a glimpse of each team involved in this year's Little League World Series.

2014 Little League World Series Teams
International
RegionTeamLocation
Asia-PacificSeoul LLSeoul, South Korea
AustraliaPerth Metro North LLPerth, Australia
CanadaSouth Vancouver LLVancouver, British Columbia
CaribbeanMiguel Luzunaris LLHumacao, Puerto Rico
Europe-AfricaSouth Moravia LLBrno, Czech Republic
JapanTokyo Kitasuna LLTokyo, Japan
Latin AmericaCoquivacoa LLMaracaibo, Venezuela
MexicoGuadalupe Linda Vista LLGuadalupe, Nuevo Leon
U.S.
RegionTeamLocation
Great LakesJackie Robinson West LLChicago, Illinois
Mid-AtlanticTaney Youth Baseball Assoc. LLPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
MidwestCanyon Lake LLRapid City, South Dakota
New EnglandCumberland American LLCumberland, Rhode Island
NorthwestLynnwood Pacific LLLynnwood, Washington
SoutheastSouth Nashville LLNashville, Tennessee
SouthwestPearland East LLPearland, Texas
WestMountain Ridge LLLas Vegas, Nevada
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Schedule

The tournament features a double-elimination format over the course of four rounds leading up to the championship game. Along the way, teams from the United States will face off, and international teams will go head-to-head until the best squad from each side of the bracket remains.

Needless to say, this is what all of our calendars should look like:

A total of 32 games will take place from Aug. 14 to 24, and teams will continue to be eliminated until only one remains. Here's a look at the complete tournament schedule and viewing information to ensure you don't miss a moment of the action:

2014 Little League World Series Schedule
DateTime (ET)GameMatchupTV Info
Thu., Aug. 141 p.m.1Asia-Pacific vs. Europe-AfricaESPN
3 pm.2Great Lakes vs. NorthwestESPN
5 p.m.3Caribbean vs. AustraliaESPN2
7 p.m.4Midwest vs. WestESPN2
Fri., Aug. 151 p.m.5Mexico vs. CanadaESPN
3 p.m.6Mid-Atlantic vs. SoutheastESPN
5 p.m.7Latin America vs. JapanESPN2
8 p.m.8Southwest vs. New EnglandESPN
Sat., Aug. 1612 p.m.9Game 1 Loser vs. Game 3 LoserESPN
2 p.m.10Game 2 Loser vs. Game 4 LoserABC
5 p.m.11Game 5 Loser vs. Game 7 LoserESPN2
7 p.m.12Game 6 Loser vs. Game 8 LoserESPN
Sun., Aug. 1712 p.m.13Game 1 Winner vs. Game 3 WinnerESPN
2 p.m.14Game 2 Winner vs. Game 4 WinnerABC
5 p.m.15Game 5 Winner vs. Game 7 WinnerESPN
7 p.m.16Game 6 Winner vs. Game 8 WinnerESPN2
Mon., Aug. 1811 a.m.Cons. AGame 9 Loser vs. Game 10 LoserESPN2
1 p.m.17Game 15 Loser vs. Game 9 WinnerESPN
3 p.m.18Game 16 Loser vs. Game 10 WinnerESPN
6 p.m.19Game 13 Loser vs. Game 11 WinnerESPN2
8 p.m.20Game 14 Loser vs. Game 12 WinnerESPN2
Tue., Aug. 1912 p.m.Cons. BGame 11 Loser vs. Game 12 LoserESPN
3 p.m.21Game 17 Winner vs. Game 19 WinnerESPN
7:30 p.m.22Game 18 Winner vs. Game 20 WinnerESPN
Wed., Aug. 203 p.m.23Game 13 Winner vs. Game 15 WinnerESPN
7:30 p.m.24Game 14 Winner vs. Game 16 WinnerESPN
Thu., Aug. 213 p.m.25Game 21 Winner vs. Game 23 LoserESPN
7:30 p.m.26Game 22 Winner vs. Game 24 LoserESPN
Sat., Aug. 2312:30 p.m.27International ChampionshipABC
3:30 p.m.28United States ChampionshipABC
Sun., Aug. 2410 a.m.29Third-Place GameESPN
3 p.m.30World Series ChampionshipABC
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