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Thank-you for visiting! This site provides coverage and results for every Indiana State Little League Baseball Tournament held for the major baseball (11-12 years old) division since 1960.

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(June 2016) -- We have begun our coverage of the 2016 Indiana state tournament -- click for details. If you can provide results or pairings for Indiana district tournaments that are not listed on this site, please contact the Unpage.

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The Indiana State Tournament

The first Indiana state tournament was held in 1957. Eight leagues traveled to Indianapolis, and the Monticello Little League won three games to capture the title. The state tournament was held in Indianapolis every year until 1964, when state officials began the current practice of rotating the tournament among the state's districts.

The number of districts in Indiana has grown from eight to fourteen since 1957. Initially, state officials instituted sectional tournaments that funneled teams into the state tournament. This resulted in a four-team state tournament field. The sectional champions competed in a single-elimination tournament through 1981, and in a double-elimination tournament through the 1997 state tournament.

Since 1998, the format at the Indiana state tournament has changed several times, first evolving from single-elimination to a double-elimination schedule, and most recently switching to a pool format. While sectional tournaments have been used in the past, the state's fourteen district champions all advance to the state tournament under the current format used for the major baseball division.

The Indiana state champions advance to the Great Lakes region tournament in Indianapolis, where they compete with five other state champions for a berth in the Little League World Series. Fifteen Indiana teams have won region titles or participated in the Little League World Series, including the 2014 New Albany Little League all-star team. Two Indiana leagues -- Anderson Little League from Gary in 1971 and Edison Little League from Hammond in 1972 -- have reached the Little League World Series championship game.

Click to view a timeline showing the evolution of the Indiana Little League tournament structure.


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