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In 1957, Iowa held its first state tournament. The state's leagues were divided into two districts, and the two district champions met in a one-game playoff that determined the state's champion. Iowa's champion then advanced to the North Region Division 1 tournament, where they faced other Midwestern leagues for the right to advance to the North Region tournament.
Today, Iowa has seven districts, each of which sends a district champion to the Iowa State tournament. In recent years, the state tournament has used either a double-elimination or round-robin format. The Iowa state champion advances to the Midwest Region tournament in Indianapolis, where they compete for the right to advance to the Little League World Series.
Thirteen Iowa leagues have participated in the Little League World Series, including Johnston Little League in 2016. Davenport East Little League finished as the U.S. runner-up in 2000, which represent's Iowa's best-ever finish at the Little League World Series.
Click to view a timeline showing the evolution of the Iowa Little League tournament structure.
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