WITH provincial championships all wrapped up the field is now set for the 2011 Canadian Little League Championships running Aug. 6-13 at North Vancouver's Chris Zuehlke Park.
Here are the six teams that will be competing for a national title as well as a trip to the famous Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.: Host: North Vancouver's Mount Seymour Little League earned their place by winning the 9-10 district tournament two years ago.
British Columbia: The Langley All-Stars were crowned B.C. champs on Sunday in Victoria. They finished the provincial tournament with a 7-1 record, winning 6-2 over Hastings Community Little League in the final. They'll be a favourite - B.C. has won six consecutive Canadian Championships.
The Prairies: Rocky Mountain Little League from Calgary won their double-elimination tournament with a record of four wins and no losses. Rocky Mountain topped Lethbridge 7-4 in the championship game. Ontario: High Park Little League from Toronto won the Ontario provincial championship Sunday in Brockville, Ont., defeating Windsor 10-0 in the tournament's final game.
Quebec: Valleyfield Little League were crowned Quebec provincial champs on July 26. The team finished the roundrobin tournament with a 4-1 record and clinched the title with a 5-0 victory over NDG (Montreal) in the final. Eight Valleyfield teams have gone on to become Canadian champs.
Atlantic Canada: The Sydney Steel Kings from Nova Scotia won their best-of-three divisional tournament against New Brunswick last week.