With the start of Little League Baseball® The World Series in a few weeks, Little League International announced its official admission policy for Little League Baseball 2021® World Series from August 19 to 29.
“After a very difficult year and a half, we look forward to bringing this year’s event back and welcoming 16 amazing baseball teams from across the country to Williamsport to compete in the 2021 Little League Baseball World Series,” said Stephen D. Keener, President and CEO of Little League. “Every year fans from all over the world gather here in Williamsport, and based on the advice of our medical consultants, we are pleased to be able to allow a limited number of spectators to experience this year’s World Series, in addition to those in the communities that these teams represent and provide the opportunity to welcome families, friends and fans, in a limited and safe capacity, to enjoy the World Series of Little League Baseball.
Based on the guidance provided by the 2021 Little League International Pandemic Response Advisory Commission, and out of concern for the safety and well-being of its participants, the following policies will be in place for the Global Series 2021 Little League Baseball Championship in Williamsport, Pa .:
In an effort to support the Little League Baseball World Series community and fans, while maintaining a safe and healthy atmosphere for participating teams, Little League International is provide a limited number of daily complex access tickets (approximately 3,000 per day) to attend matches each day of the tournament.
Complex Access Tickets will be issued via a online application system To LittleLeague.org/Tickets, available at 9 a.m. (ET) two days before each day (for example, tickets for Thursday, August 19 will be available at 9 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, August 17). As always, there is no associated cost with these tickets or attend the Little League Baseball World Series.
Each person can ask up to four tickets to enter the complex. Please note that these tickets provide access outside the stadium to watch the games from the outside from the outfield fence at Volunteer Stadium and from the iconic hill overlooking Lamade Stadium. Limited access seats for people with physical limitations will be available in the stadium, and general public areas outside the stadium are also accessible to people with disabilities. Shuttle services are available and those requiring assistance in finding disabled accessible seats should contact a stadium usher for assistance with available seating options. Children two and under do not need a complex access ticket.
All ticket and pass holders are requested to use the main entrance (Gate 3) located along the left field line of Volunteer Stadium, at the corner of Champions Way and Ballpark Blvd., just next door from Mountain Avenue. Re-entry into the complex is not permitted. Once you leave the complex you will not be allowed to return. Each ticket will be scanned upon arrival at the resort and must also be presented to security. These tickets must not be sold or duplicated.
Fans are encouraged to visit LittleLeague.org/Visit before arriving at the resort to view information on prohibited items, resort entry procedures, detailed COVID-19 mitigation advice for spectators, parking information, and additional information. Little League International reserves the right to update its attendance policy at any time.
Access to the stadium
Entrance to the Lamade and Volunteer stadiums will be limited to holders of the “Team Pass” of teams playing at the time and to holders of the “Friends and Family” pass (issued by Little League International) in limited numbers. Each of the 16 participating teams will receive 250 team passes to distribute to their families, friends and community members. Stadiums will be cleared of all pass holders, including those with “Section 1” passes, at the end of each match to allow pass holders of subsequent teams to enter the stadiums.
COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts
For those who will be permitted to attend the games in person, the following COVID-19 mitigation efforts will also be in effect:
- Visitors are kindly requested to do not attend event if they feel sick, have a fever, or, in the past 14 days, have had symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
- Unvaccinated visitors are strongly encouraged to wear masks when visiting.
- Vaccinated visitors can wear masks at their ease.
- Visitors are recommended to keep a minimum of six (6) feet from all teams and other visitors.
- Visitors should wash and / or disinfect their hands frequently and thoroughly.
- When walking around the resort, visitors shouldn’t rush into queues, common areas, or points of interest.
- During the event, please follow all other signs, announcements and other instructions.
The 2021 Little League Baseball World Series will have limited concession options and online shopping is encouraged with any souvenir purchase at ShopLittleLeague.org. Free shipping is available for orders over $ 50. In addition, there will be no Family Fun Zone or additional activities apart from the games available on site.
For more information on the 2021 Little League Baseball World Series and to stay up to date with all the latest news and information around the event, visit LittleLeague.org/LLBWS and follow (@LittleLeague) on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.