The Little League Softball® World Series returns for the third year to Greenville August 4 – 11, 2024 at Stallings Stadium at Elm Street Park! To kick off this year’s tournament the public is invited to come out to the Opening Ceremony on Saturday, August 3 from 6pm – 8pm at the Greenville Town Common to welcome the players, coaches, umpires, families, media, and more to Greenville-Pitt County!

LLSWS 2024 Opening Ceremony & Celebration

LLSWS Opening Ceremony & Celebration Schedule:

4:45pm- Athletes will arrive at Town Common to have dinner

5:45pm- Athletes will line up for walk-up songs and introductions (Greenville Toyota Amphitheater stage)

6:00pm- Opening Ceremonies start

6:00pm – 6:30pm-

  • Team & Athlete Introductions

  • Umpire Introductions

  • Local Dignitaries will Speak

  • Mayor P.J. Connelly & City Manager Michael Cowin  will throw 2024 LLSWS Ceremonial First Pitch

6:30pm – 8pm- Games, Activities, Music, Dancing & Food Trucks: Friendship Bracelet Making, Fairy Hair, Dunking Booth, Photo Booth, Riverside Recreation kayak and peddle boat rides, cornhole, giant Jenga, Connect Four, and more!  Food Trucks will Include: The Jerk Truck, The Burp Wagon, Uncle Fred’s, Last Call Pizza, and East Carolina Italian Ice

This year's tournament will feature 12 teams from across the United States, Asia-Pacific, Canada, Europe-Africa, and Latin America. Admission is free, and all games will be broadcast on the ESPN platforms, including ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPNews, and ESPN+, with the final championship game on August 11 being shown on ABC again this year. This year’s event will also feature the return of AU Pro Games at the LLSWS, bringing Athletes Unlimited Softball players to Greenville to meet and interact with LLSWS participants, and play a double header on Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30pm & 7:30pm at the ECU Max R. Joyner Family Stadium.

This international and televised tournament is estimated to bring nearly $1.3 million in economic impact to the Greenville-Pitt County community in August. 

Find the full Little League® Softball World Series 2024 schedule of games here. To learn more, visit LittleLeague.org/LLSWS.