Little League State Tournaments Held in Waco July 30-Aug. 6

July 23, 1999

WACO, Texas -- The Little League Baseball State Tournaments will be held in Waco for the 29th year July 30-Aug. 6.

Forty teams are scheduled to play in this year's tournaments. These teams represent every age bracket and division of baseball for boys and softball for girls, ages 9 through 18. All divisions are four teams each, except for baseball with eight teams. Each of the teams will compete for a state championship in their respective double-elimination tournament divisions.

Sectional baseball and softball champions will compete for state championships in the following divisions and age brackets: 9-10 year-olds; 11-12 year-olds; 13-14 year-olds; 14-16 year-olds; and 16-18 year-olds. The state tournament championship games for all of these divisions except Little League Baseball are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 3. The Little League Baseball Championship will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5.

While a permanent home is being developed for the Little League State Center, a local Waco league will host the 1999 State Tournament.

For more information, contact the State Little League Headquarters at (254) 756-1816.

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