Little League Baseball World Series kicks off today with New England vs Europe

The 2011 Little League World Series is continuing on strong today with a consolation match between New England and Europe followed by two elimination games later on in the day.

The first match of the day, the consolation match between New England amd Europe, kicked off the day nearly 30 minutes ago on ESPN2. Alternatively, if your ISP allows for access to ESPN3, you can check out the game over on that, too.

The day’s first elimination match, and the first tournament match of the day, will see Japan and Canada squaring off for survival. Their morale is likely to carry them through the game as they’re hot off a 13-4 victory against Saudi Arabia. The game will be shown on ESPN and ESPN3 at arund 4:00 P.M. PT.

The winner of that match will go on to face the loser of the Latin America-Mexico game, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow.

Finally, the day will come to a close with the second elimination match between the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. The winner of that game will advance to play against the winner of another game set for tomorrow, Northwest vs West. The Mid-Atlantic vs Southeast match is scheduled to kick off at 8:00 P.M. PT on ESPN2 and ESPN3.

If you plan on watching any of these games, let us know in the comments.

(Thanks, SBNation)