FAQs for ALWS Baseball
What is the schedule for the 2016 ALWS?
The format this year will again be pool play. Games begin at 12.30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, and end with the Championship at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16. Click here for a full schedule.
What radio/TV stations will cover the ALWS?
The Semifinals and the Championship will air live on national TV (ESPNU). The 12 games leading up to the Semifinals will be streamed live on ESPN3. Go here for specific game links. To view games on ESPN3, register on the network’s website. WOHS radio will carry the games on 1390 AM locally and on the web here. The games will also be aired on WCSL 1590 AM. The broadcast also will be streamed on www.realcountry1390.com.
Are there remote parking lots with shuttles to Keeter Stadium?
All parking will be at Keeter Stadium. Trams will be used to transport fans from the parking sections some distance from the gate; the trams run constantly during the games. More Information on the Stadium
Are handicap seating and parking available?
Yes. Parking for handicapped persons requires a state-issued plaque or tag. Seating for handicapped persons is available to the right and left of the Press Box. Handicapped persons needing help with seating should ask an usher.
Where can fans purchase whole series tickets?
General Admission whole-series tickets are available for $35 at American Legion World Series Headquarters, 117-A West Warren Street, Shelby, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. Purchases may be made with cash, check, credit card or debit card. Fans may call 704-466-3103 during those same hours to purchase tickets over the phone with a credit or debit card. Fans may purchase tickets online with a credit card at www.americanlegionworldseries.com. All Box Seats, Reserve Seats and Rocking Chair Seats are sold out for 2016; anyone wishing to be added to a waiting list for any of those seats that might come available can call the number above. Tickets for the ALWS games will be on sale Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Keeter Stadium during the Celebration of Champions.
Is there a discount for military personnel?
No, but there is a Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, Aug. 14, when veterans and active military personnel can watch the games at no charge. Military personnel are honored on that day with various special events.
- Bottles or cans
- Outside food or drink
- Large bags or backpacks
- Frisbees or beach balls
- Laser pointers
- Noise making devices of any kind (e.g.: bells, whistles, horns)
- Illegal drugs and alcohol
- Weapons of any kind, including lawfully concealed firearms
- Commercial signs or banners without prior approval from American Legion World Series officials
- Cameras ARE permitted for still photography and video for personal use.
(Click here for questions about the concerts during the 4rd Annual 7th Inning Stretch Festival on Aug. 6 in Uptown Shelby.)
Where can fans purchase tickets for the concert and how much are tickets?
Tickets are available in advance at American Legion World Series (ALWS) Headquarters, 117-A West Warren Street, Shelby, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays through Tuesday, Aug. 9. Purchase options are cash, check, debit card or credit card. Also, tickets are available online at www.americanlegionworldseries.com by using a debit or credit card. No Box Seats will be available for the concert; all other seats are considered General Admission; price is TBA. Tickets unsold before the concert will be available at the ticket office at Keeter Stadium. Tickets for the ALWS games, which begin at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, will be on sale that night, also.
Where is will call for the concert tickets?
Tickets purchased in advance will be available at ALWS Headquarters, 117-A West Warren Street, Shelby, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays through Tuesday, Aug. 11. Will call on the day of the concert will be at Keeter Stadium’s ticket office. EVERYONE PICKING UP WILL CALL TICKETS MUST SHOW ID!
Are refunds available if someone can’t come to the concert?
No. All sales are final. No refunds will be given unless the concert is canceled. Cancellations are based on imminent danger to concert goers and performers or other unforeseen circumstances. If the concert is canceled, a refund procedure will be announced on the ALWS website, Facebook and Twitter.