LL announces 2018 dates, new Central Region HQ

On Friday’s annual Little League International Board of Directors meeting, Little League announced the official dates for the 2018 Little League World Series.

The Little League Baseball World Series will take place August 16-26. The Senior League Baseball World Series will begin on July 28, the Intermediate World Series and Junior League Softball World Series are set for July 29 and the Senior League Softball World Series is on July 30.

On Augustu 8, the Little League Softball World Series will begin in Portland, Oregon, and the Junior League Baseball World Series will begin on August 12.

In other news at the meeting, Zionsville, Indiana, was named the permanent home for the Central Region headquarters. It follows a 14-month selection process. The decision to relocate the Central Region Headquarters was made during the August 2016 meeting.

Following a five-year tenure, Davie Jane Gilmour concluded her time as the Chairman of the Little League International Board of Directors at their annual meeting on November 10.

Gilmour joined the Little League International Board of Directors in 2006, and in 2011 was elected as chairman, becoming the first female to serve in that role in Little League’s 79-year history. Although her time serving as chair concluded, Gilmour will remain a member on the Little League International Board of Directors.

Hugh E. Tanner, of Houston, Texas, was officially elected as the 10th Chairman of the Little League International Board of Directors at the November 10th meeting.

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