Little League World Series 2018: Bracket, scores, schedule, how to watch live

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Little League World Series (Getty Images)

The 72nd Little League World Series began Aug. 16 and will continue until the LLWS championship game on Aug. 26 in Williamsport, Pa. 

Sixteen teams made up of 11- and 12-year-olds are in the final event of an international tournament that began July 28 with a series in Easley, S.C.

The LLWS’s international teams will hope to continue their winning streak after a team from Tokyo won last year’s LLWS. 

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Here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 Little League World Series, including bracket, schedule and how to watch live.

2018 Little League World Series bracket

Download the full 2018 Little League World Series bracket here; see the LLWS schedule and scores below. 

LLWS schedule, scores

The 2018 Little League World Series begins on Friday, Aug. 16, and ends with the championship game (U.S. winner vs. International winner) on Sunday, Aug. 26. The full LLWS schedule is available here. (​All times Eastern.)

Thursday, Aug. 16
Game 1, 1 p.m.: Asia-Pacific Region 4, Caribbean Region 2
Game 2, 3 p.m.: Mid-Atlantic Region 5, Midwest Region 2
Game 3, 5 p.m.: Mexico Region 3, Australia Region 2, 9 innings
Game 4, 7 p.m.: Southwest Region 3, New England Region 1
Friday, Aug. 17
Game 5, 2 p.m.: Japan Region 11, Europe-Africa Region 1
Game 6, 4 p.m.: Great Lakes Region 5, Northwest Region 4
Game 7, 6 p.m.: Latin America Region 8, Canada Region 3
Game 8, 8 p.m.: West Region 2, Southeast Region 0, 11 innings
Saturday, Aug. 18
Game 9, 1 p.m.: Caribbean vs. Australia, ESPN
Game 10, 3 p.m.: Midwest vs. New England, ABC
Game 11, 6 p.m.: Europe-Africa vs. Canada, ESPN
Game 12, 8 p.m.: Northwest vs. Southeast, ESPN
Sunday, Aug. 19
Game 13, 9 a.m.: Asia-Pacific vs. Mexico, ESPN
Game 14, 11 a.m.: Southwest vs. Mid-Atlantic, ESPN
Game 15, 1 p.m.: Japan vs. TBD, ESPN
Game 16, 2 p.m.: Great Lakes vs. West, ABC
Monday, Aug. 20
LLWS Game A, 11 a.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Game 17, 1 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Game 18, 3 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Game 19, 6 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN2
Game 20, 8 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN2
Tuesday, Aug. 21
LLWS Game B, 11 a.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Game 21, 3 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Game 22, 7:30 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Wednesday, Aug. 22
Game 23, 3 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Game 24, 7:30 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Thursday, Aug. 23
Game 25, 3 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Game 26, 7 p.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
Saturday, Aug. 25
LLWS international championship, 12:30 p.m.: Teams TBD, ABC
LLWS United States championship, 3:30 p.m.: Teams TBD, ABC
Sunday, Aug. 26
LLWS consolation game, 10 a.m.: Teams TBD, ESPN
LLWS championship game, 3 p.m.: Teams TBD, ABC

How to watch the LLWS live

The 2018 Little League World Series will be broadcast live on the ESPN family of networks and ABC. The LLWS will also be live-streamed online and via the WatchESPN app.

For radio, WRAK (1200 AM/1400 AM/94.9 FM) on iHeart Radio in Williamsport, Pa., will broadcast the 2018 LLWS.

Little League World Series highlights

Highlights from the 2018 Little League World Series will be available at Videos.LittleLeague.org. Here’s a look at some of the best highlights in LLWS history: 

Little League World Series teams, rosters

Get to know the teams and players in the 2018 Little League World Series. Team rosters are linked to each region below. 

United States teams

REGION TEAM LOCATION
Great Lakes Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores LL Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
Mid-Atlantic Mid Island LL Staten Island, New York
Midwest Grandview LL Des Moines, Iowa
New England Coventry LL Coventry, Rhode Island
Northwest Coeur d’Alene LL Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Southeast Peachtree City American LL Peachtree City, Georgia
Southwest Post Oak LL Houston, Texas
West Honolulu LL Honolulu, Hawaii

International teams

REGION TEAM LOCATION
Asia-Pacific South Seoul LL Seoul, South Korea
Australia Gold Coast Baseball Assoc LL Gold Coast, Queensland
Canada Whalley LL Surrey, British Columbia
Caribbean Radames Lopez LL Guayama, Puerto Rico
Europe-Africa Catalunya LL Barcelona, Spain
Japan Kawaguchi LL Kawaguchi, Japan
Latin America Vacamonte LL Arraijan, Panama
Mexico Matamoros LL Matamoros, Tamaulipas