Friday, 30 September 2011 00:00
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites players and teams to participate for The Long Island Senior Softball Championship Tournament brought to you by Senior Softball USA at Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale. The tournament will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“This tournament is the perfect opportunity for residents who love the game to play in a friendly competition and possibly earn the title of Champion,” said Mangano.
The Long Island Senior Softball Championship Tournament will consist of 20 teams divided into two divisions, the Golden Division and the Silver Division. All players in the Golden Division must be age 50+ as of December 31, 2012, and all players in the Silver Division must be age 60+ as of December 31, 2012. There will be 20 teams playing in the tournament with the guarantee of playing 5 games per team – three games on Oct. 1 and two games on Oct. 2. Division winners will be crowned the official Champions of Long Island.
Senior Softball-USA is dedicated to informing and uniting the Senior Softball Players of America and the World. Senior Softball USA sanctions tournaments and championships, registers players, writes the rulebook, publishes Senior Softball USA News, hosts International Softball Tours and promotes Senior Softball throughout the world. More than 1.5 million men and women over 40 play Senior Softball in the United States today. Any Senior Teams or players who are interested in competing in The Long Island Senior Softball Championship Tournament at Mitchel Athletic Complex should contact Alan Finchley at 516-859-8444 or www.newyorkseniorsoftball.com.
Mitchel Athletic Complex is a 49-acre complex centrally located in the “Hub” area just west of Nassau Coliseum and opposite the Long Island Children’s and Cradle of Aviation museums, Mitchel hosts a variety of local high school and collegiate athletic events, as well as local sports leagues making this the perfect venue to host he Long Island Senior Softball Championship Tournament.