2021 NCAA Women's College World Series softball tournament bracket, schedule, game times

Erik Hall
The Tuscaloosa News

The 2021 Women's College World Series is scheduled to start Thursday, June 3 in Oklahoma City. 

Teams in the 2021 WCWS are Alabama, Arizona, Florida State, Georgia, James Madison, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and UCLA. 

The series is scheduled to start with Oklahoma vs. James Madison at 11 a.m. CT on Thursday, June 3. 

The teams will play a double-elimination format until the best-of-three championship series starts Monday. 

2021 WCWS softball tournament bracket

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2021 WCWS softball tournament schedule

Alabama base runner Bailey Hemphill (16) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run. Alabama defeated Kentucky 4-1 to advance to the College World Series Saturday Friday, May 29, 2021, in Rhoads Stadium in Tuscaloosa. [Staff Photo/Gary Cosby Jr.]

Thursday, June 3

Game 1: James Madison 4, Oklahoma 3, 8 innings 

Game 2: Oklahoma State 3, Georgia 2

Game 3: Alabama 5, Arizona 1

Game 4: UCLA 4, Florida State 0

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Friday, June 4

Game 5: James Madison 2, Oklahoma State 1

Game 6: Alabama 6, UCLA 0

Saturday, June 5

Game 7: Oklahoma 8, Georgia 0, 6 innings 

Game 8: Florida State 4, Arizona 3 

Game 9: Oklahoma 10, UCLA 3

Game 10: FSU 4, Oklahoma State 2

Sunday, June 6

Game 11: Oklahoma 6, James Madison 3

Game 12: Florida State 2, Alabama 0

Monday, June 7

Game 13: Oklahoma vs. James Madison, 3 p.m. CT, ESPN

Game 14: Alabama vs. Florida State, 5:30 p.m. CT, ESPN 

Championship series

Game 1: 6:30 p.m. CT, Tuesday, ESPN 

Game 2: 6:30 p.m. CT, Wednesday, ESPN 

Game 3 (if necessary): 6 p.m. CT, Thursday, ESPN 

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The 2020 Women's College World Series did not take place due to COVID-19. UCLA won the 2019 Women's College World Series softball tournament. 

Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik