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Thank-you for visiting! This site provides coverage and results for every District of Columbia championship Little League Baseball Tournament held for the major baseball (11-12 years old) division since 2000.

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What's New

(June 2021) -- A year after cancelling all tournament play due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Little League Baseball has announced plans for the 2021 international tournament. Following consultation with an advisory committee comprised of outside experts, Little League Baseball has decided to hold the 2021 Little League World Series and all of its qualifying tournaments for the Little League Baseball and Softball divisions (age 10-12 years). Other age divisions will end play at the state tournament level. For 2021 only, the Little League World Series will involve only U.S.-based leagues, with the top two finishers in each region advancing to the Little League World Series.

Little League Baseball has provided guidelines around attendance at the series and COVID protocols for tournament officials and volunteers -- details can be found on the official Little League Baseball website. Beyond this, local tournament officials will follow protocols established by local health authorities based on conditions in their specific area.

With this decision in place and U.S. tournament competition set to begin in the coming weeks, we have begun our coverage of the 2021 District of Columbia championship tournament -- click for details. If you can provide results or pairings for District of Columbia tournaments that are not listed on this site, please contact the Unpage.

(June 2019) -- We have begun our coverage of the 2019 District of Columbia championship tournament -- click for details. If you can provide results or pairings for District of Columbia tournaments that are not listed on this site, please contact the Unpage.

This site has been on the web since June 12, 2005. Click to contact the webmaster with any comments or questions about this page.


Little League Baseball in the District of Columbia

When the Washington Nationals relocated from Montreal to the District of Columbia prior to the start of the 2005 major league baseball season, the move was widely hailed as the return of baseball to the U.S. capital. This was true on the major league level, but Little League Baseball had returned to Washington D.C. in 1986, when the Capitol City Little League was formed in the District's Northwest quadrant. Though the District had sent teams to the Maryland state tournament throughout the 1970s and into the early 1980s, all of that era's leagues eventually folded, and Capitol City's charter marked a rebirth for Little League Baseball in the District. Other leagues soon followed, and today the District has a handful of leagues spread throughout the city.

In recent years, Washington D.C.'s leagues have met in a double-elimination or round robin tournament to determine the District's champion. In most Little League baseball and softball divisions, this winner then competes as a district champion within the Maryland tournament structure. For the major baseball division, the District's champion advances to the Mid-Atlantic Region tournament in Bristol, Connecticut, where the D.C. champion competes against winners from five neighboring states for the right to advance to the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

No District of Columbia league has ever reached the Little League World Series. Capitol City achieved the District's deepest run in the international tournament when they finished third in the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Region tournament.

In addition, Capitol City Little League has twice reached the semifinal round in a region tournament, losing in extra innings to eventual region champion Toms River East American Little League (New Jersey) in the 1999 Eastern Region tournament and dropping a one-run decision to eventual Little League World Series qualifier South Caroline Little League (Preston, Maryland) in the 2004 Mid-Atlantic Region tournament.

Click to view a timeline showing the evolution of the District of Columbia's Little League tournament structure.



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