This year's District 18 Little League 11-12 Tournament will begin on Friday, June 22 with a total of six opening-night games.
A total of 14 teams will be vying for the championship, which advances that team to the Sectional tournament.
Valley West claimed the title a year ago, while the last local squad to capture the banner was Franklin Township in 2007.
The 9-10 tournament will get under way on Saturday, June 23. The North Division games will be played at Valley West and the South Division games will be played at Franklin Township Phifer's Ice Dam Field.