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The 12 year old Little League State Championship will be held at Volunteer Field July 29th - August 2nd.

 

The top four teams in the State - winners of Divisions 1, 2, 3, and 4 respectively - will play in a double-elimination tournament to determine who will represent CT at the New England Regional in Bristol, CT.

 

Room blocks have been put aside through the Holiday Inn Express located at 2553 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111 at the rate of $89.00 per night. Please call 860-372-4000 and give the code LL State Tournament to book a room. 

SCHEDULE

Wednesday 7/29 - 5:30pm Game 1 - Stamford North, Division 1 vs. Southington South, Division 2

Wednesday 7/29 - 8:00pm Game 2 - Waterford, Division 3 vs. Norwich, Division 4

Thursday 7/30 - 5:30pm - Game 3 - Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2

Thursday 7/30 - 8:00pm - Game 4 - Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 (loser eliminated)

Friday 7/31 - 7:00pm - Game 5 - Loser of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4 (loser eliminated)

Saturday 8/1 - 2:00pm - Game 6 - Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 3

Sunday 8/2 - 2:00pm - Game 7 - Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 3 (if necessary)

 

FACILITY INFORMATION

Volunteer Field has a full concession stand serving hot food, snacks, candy, drinks, and frozen treats.

Handicap Accessible seating and bathrooms available.

Seating consists of some covered seating/standing room as well as bleachers on 1st and 3rd base sides.  Room available for lawn chairs as well.

Playground in complex for younger siblings that may not watch games.

Close to local restaurants, shops, hotels - contact our webmaster through Feedback menu item if you need more information.

 

PARKING and SHUTTLE INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE!!!!!!!!! THERE WILL NOT BE A SHUTTLE FOR THE OFF SITE PARKING ON SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!

Park at your own risk. Newington Little League, The Emmanuel Baptist Church and John Wallace Middle School are not responsible for any personal injury or loss, theft or damage to any vehicles or their contents.

Parking exists at Volunteer Field, but due to the high volume of spectators expected, alternate parking will be available. 

PLEASE NOTE FOR WEDNESDAY'S GAME ONLY!

Off-site parking will be at The Emmanuel Baptist Church located at 296 New Britain Avenue, Newington, CT 06111. The shuttle will be located on the east side of the church.

Off-site parking will be at John Wallace Middle School the rest of the tournament. 71 Halleran Drive, Newington, CT 06111. FRIDAY & SUNDAY ONLY

Shuttles will be available 30 mins prior to the start of the first game until one hour after the last game ends.

*** There is NO PARKING on New Britain Ave, Main St., or Willard Ave.  Violators will be towed at their own expense. *** 

See Map at bottom of page

 

DIRECTIONS

Volunteer Field is located in the Clem Lemire Sports Complex at 145 New Britain Ave, Newington, CT 06111.

From the South

Take I-91 North to Rte 9 North. Take exit 28 - Rte 175 - and take a RIGHT at bottom of ramp onto Rte 175 East. Follow to 4th light (1st light may be blinking) and take a RIGHT onto Willard Ave (Rte 173). At 2nd light take LEFT onto New Britain Ave and then first RIGHT onto Balducci Way.

OR

Take Rte 15-North as Merritt Parkway turns into Berlin Turnpike.  Follow the Berlin Turnpike for ~ 5-6 miles.  After Wal-Mart go another 1/2 mile and take a LEFT at Bertucci's onto Main St. (Rte 176).  At the first light, take a LEFT onto New Britain Ave and then first LEFT onto Balducci Way.

From the North

Take I-91 South to Exit 28 - Rte 5/15 South.  Once on Berlin Turnpike (Hooters is landmark), follow for another mile and take a RIGHT at McDonald's onto Robbins Ave.  At the first light, take a LEFT onto Main St. (Rte 176).  At first light, take a RIGHT onto New Britain Ave and then first LEFT onto Balducci Way.

From the East

Take I-84 West to Rte 5/15 South (left exit before downtown Hartford).  Stay to left and follow signs for Rte 15 South (don't get on I-91 or take Brainard Rd exits).  Once on Berlin Turnpike (Hooters is landmark), follow for another mile and take a RIGHT at McDonald's onto Robbins Ave. At the first light, take a LEFT onto Main St. (Rte 176). At first light, take a RIGHT onto New Britain Ave and then first LEFT onto Balducci Way.

From the West

Take I-84 East to Rte 9 South.  Take 2nd exit for Rte 175.  At end of ramp, take a LEFT onto Ella Grasso Blvd and then at the first light, take a RIGHT onto Fenn Rd.  At 2nd light, take a LEFT onto Rte 175 East.  Follow to 4th light (1st light may be blinking) and take a RIGHT onto Willard Ave (Rte 173). At 2nd light take LEFT onto New Britain Ave and then first RIGHT onto Balducci Way.