The Babe Ruth World Series Experience has more than one million participants worldwide!
The World Series will host 10 teams from across the USA.
8 Regional Champions, the South Arkansas State Champion,
and our own team will be in Mountain Home during August 9-17, 2017.
Babe Ruth League, Inc. offers an unparalleled, prestigious tournament trail for its participants.
A tournament team from each chartered local league enters its district tournament. District
winners advance to statewide competition, with the successful team qualifying for one of eight
regional tournaments. The eight regional champions from across the United States and Canada
compete in each World Series. Babe Ruth League, Inc. has grown from its inaugural 13-15
World Series in 1952, to seven baseball and five softball World Series - the Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old,
Cal Ripken Major/60, Cal Ripken Major/70, 13-Year-Old, 14-Year-Old, 13-15, 16-18, Softball 8U,
Softball 10U, Softball 12U, Softball 14U and Softball 16U World Series.
Xtreme Fastpitch teams have the opportunity to participate in tournaments from September 1st
through the National Championships, held at the end of the season.
The Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series features 10 participating World Series teams from the
United States and eight international teams to determine a true “World Champion. This World Series
is played at the Ripken Complex/Youth Academy in Aberdeen, Maryland.
The Babe Ruth League, Inc. programs above all, are of, by and for youth. Its mission is to make
better citizens through proper supervision of regulation competitive baseball and softball in
addition to promoting mental and physical development. Inadopting rules, in establishing standards
and in all planning, the primary consideration is what is best for the participants.
Babe Ruth League, Inc. would make the baseball immortal for whom the program is named very proud.
Youth always had a special place reserved in “The Babe’s” heart.