1976 Little League World Series

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1976 Little League World Series
Dates August 24–
August 28
Teams participating 8
Champion Japan Chofu Little League
Tokyo, Japan
Runner-up United StatesCalifornia Campbell Little League
Campbell, California

The 1976 Little League World Series took place between August 23 and August 27 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Chofu Little League of Tokyo, Japan defeated the Campbell Little League of Campbell, California in the championship game of the 30th Little League World Series.

This was the first LLWS to put the International and US teams on different sides of the bracket.


United States International
Iowa Des Moines, Iowa
Central Region
CanadaBritish Columbia Trail, British Columbia
Canada Region
Connecticut Bristol, Connecticut
East Region
Germany Kaiserslautern, Germany
Europe Region
Virginia Richmond, Virginia
South Region
Tuckahoe American
Japan Tokyo, Japan
Far East Region
California Campbell, California
West Region
Puerto Rico Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico
Latin America Region

Winners bracket[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
August 24        
 Canada Canada  4
August 26
 Puerto Rico Latin America  6  
 Puerto Rico Latin America  0
August 25
     Japan Far East  4  
 Japan Far East  25
August 28
 Germany Germany  0  
 Japan Far East  10
August 24    
   United StatesCalifornia West  3
 Connecticut East  2
August 26
 California West  9  
 California West  3
August 25
     Virginia South  0  
 Iowa Central  0
 Virginia South  6  
  • The consolation game between Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico and Richmond, Virginia was cancelled due to inclement weather; both teams shared third place.

Consolation Bracket[edit]

  Games A & B Game D
August 24
 Canada Canada 2  
 United StatesConnecticut East 3  
August 26
     United StatesConnecticut East 4
   Germany Europe 1
Game C
August 25 August 26
 Germany Europe 10  Canada Canada  6
 United StatesIowa Central 0    United StatesIowa Central  4
1976 Little League World Series Champions
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Chofu Little League
Tokyo, Japan

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