FAIRFIELD - The Fairfield American Little League team is headed to Bristol to compete in the New England regional tournament.

A sendoff celebration for the team was held at the Mill Hill Field School this morning.

Winning the state title and going to play in the regional tournament has been a goal for the team since the beginning of the season.

The Fairfield American team is the fourth to win the state final in five years.

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If they win, they will move on to the Little League World Series in Williamsport.

Fairfield takes on Vermont in the first round tomorrow night at 8 p.m.