South Dakota Little League State Tournament
The Sanford Sports Complex will host South Dakota’s District 1 State Little League Tournament July 20-23. Winners of the state tournament will advance to the Midwest Regional Tournament in Whitestown, Indiana, with a chance to compete in the Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
“Little League and baseball are synonymous with summer,” said Mike Gorsett, president of Sioux Falls Little League. “We look forward to a competitive tournament, and we’re grateful the Sanford Diamonds has everything families need within walking distance. The Sanford Diamonds will be a wonderful host venue for the state tournament.”
“We’re pleased to welcome South Dakota’s Little League players and their families to the Sanford Diamonds,” said Steve Young, president of Sanford Sports. “The Sanford Sports Complex caters to creating an incredible environment for tournament play and a memorable experience for athletes and families.”
“South Dakota Little League Baseball is thrilled to have our 2023 Little League State Tournament hosted at the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls", said District 1 Director Travis Eastman of South Dakota Little League. "The four teams that will earn a trip to the Little League State Tournament are going to be super excited to be competing and playing at the Sanford Sports Complex to earn a trip to the Midwest Regional Tournament and have a chance to advance to play at the Little League World Series.”
Sanford Sports’ new baseball diamonds opened in May 2023, consisting of 10 outdoor FieldTurf playing fields with lights, scoreboards and live-streaming cameras. They offer top-notch, family-friendly facilities that promote competitive play and good sportsmanship.