September 5, 2013

Senior softball tournaments in town again

From Staff Reports

— The Softball Players Association (SPA) World Championship Tournament begins today in Dalton and continues for parts of the next three weeks.

More than 100 teams from across the United States and Canada will be in Dalton to compete in one of the biggest adult softball tournaments in the country. Adult softball players in age brackets 50 through 85 will play games at the Heritage Point Complex. Tournament play is scheduled for today through Sunday; Sept. 12-Sept. 15; and Sept. 20-22.

The public is invited to line the field during opening ceremonies each week at Heritage Point’s east field 5 to welcome the players. Today and Sept. 12, opening ceremonies are at 7 p.m. On Friday, Sept. 20, the Women’s World Championships opening ceremonies are from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

For more information on the SPA tournaments, contact the Dalton Convention and Visitors Bureau at (706) 270-9960.