Livermore, California (EastBayDaily) — WHAT: The 2nd Little League Intermediate World Series, the Intermediate Division began as a two-year pilot program, before becoming an official division in 2012. Players ages 11-13 are eligible to play in this Intermediate baseball league, which features a 50-foot pitching distance and 70-foot bases, also known as “50/70”.
WHEN: July 28 through August 4th, 2014 Downtown Livermore Parade – Monday, July 28th at 6:00 PM PST
Games start 9:00 AM on July 29th and run through 4:00 PM on August 4th. With the Championship Game being held on Monday, August 4th at 4:00 PM PST.
WHERE: Max Baer Park – Livermore, California
TEAMS: As many as 11 teams from around the world will play for the World Series at Max Baer Park in Livermore, CA., including:
US Host CA 57 – Canyon Creek Little League, San Ramon CA Central – Taylor LL, Taylor Michigan East – Berlin LL, Berlin Maryland Southeast – Mid City LL, Midland Texas Southeast – Barboursville LL, Barboursville West Virginia West – Nogales LL, Nogales AZ
International Asia-Pacific – Gyeonggi LL, Gyeonggi South Korea Canada – Whalley LL, Surrey British Columbia Europe-Africa – South Moravia LL, Brno, Czech Republic Latin America – Liga Pabou LL, Willemstad Curacao Puerto Rico – Samaritana LL, San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico
Little League International requires that all media in attendance pass a background check and have a 2014 Media Registration on file. To download the Media Registration Packet, http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/2014+LLBWS+Site/media/registration-packet.pdf
Please email completed Media forms to Derek Perez.
MORE INFO: Derek Perez Phone: (408) 391-6454 Email: press(at)intermediateworldseries(dot)org or dperez915(at)yahoo(dot)com
About Little League: Little League Baseball was founded in 1939 in Williamsport PA. Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program has assisted millions of children on every continent in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball and Softball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes.
Little League Baseball, Incorporated is a non-profit organization whose mission is to "promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball and Softball."