14th Annual STOP-DWI Tournament of Champions at BAGSAI

Tournament features 89 girls softball teams playing at 5 locations across the county

(Binghamton, NY) Over one thousand female athletes will compete this weekend in the 14th annual STOP-DWI Tournament of Champions at the BAGSAI softball complex in the Town of Dickinson. The tournament will feature 72 Class “A” and Gold 18-under fast pitch teams and 17 16-under teams from throughout the United States.
 
Since its inaugural year in 2001, the tournament has received many accolades from the attending teams and top college coaches. The STOP-DWI Tournament of Champions is rapidly becoming one of the top college exposure tournaments in the country.
 
“We are very pleased to host a tournament of this caliber in our community,” said Broome County Executive Debbie Preston. “Our community welcomes the players, fans and coaches to Greater Binghamton and we appreciate their support of local businesses.”
 
On Thursday, July 10th over 250 players will participate in the Blue Chip Player Combine held at BAGSAI. Athletes will be tested on their skills in fielding and batting with twenty college coaches working with players to refine their skills.
 
Tournament play begins Friday July 11th at 11:00 a.m. and continues through Sunday, July 14th when the championship game is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. The tournament holds games at BAGSAI softball complex, Schnurbusch Park in Conklin, Veterans River Park and 5-Mile Point Park in Kirkwood and Jackson Park in the Town of Binghamton. For a complete schedule of games visit www.bluechipsoftball.com
 
The tournament is sponsored by Broome County STOP-DWI and 3N2 Uniforms and is organized by Blue Chip Softball.
 
For more information about the tournament and other STOP-DWI sponsored events, visit: www.bcstopdwi.com
 
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07/07/2014 - 10:29am