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15th Annual STOP-DWI Tournament of Champions at BAGSAI July 10-12, 2015

Tournament features 80 girls softball teams playing at 5 locations across the county

(Binghamton, NY) Nearly one thousand female athletes will compete this weekend in the 15th annual STOP-DWI Tournament of Champions at the BAGSAI softball complex in the Town of Dickinson. The tournament will feature 68 Class “A” and Gold 18-under fast pitch teams and 12 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 9th over 125 players will participate in the Blue Chip Instructional Clinic 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 10th at 7:45 a.m. and continues through Sunday, July 12th when the championship game is scheduled at 5:15 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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07/02/2015 - 11:07am