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It’s Corky’s time
The 29th Annual Corky’s Early
Bird Slowpitch Softball Classic will be held May 2-4
at the Steele County Fairgrounds Softball Complex and various fields throughout
The tournament is
full with 112 teams representing the
The action again kicks off on Friday night with some competitive games featuring: Viessman/BBS/Miken of Faribault (LPS ranked No. 6) vs. Homes Unlimited/SS/Titan/Miken of Rosemount (LPS ranked No. 9); CC/C Division – South Park/KJ Const./Brookstone of Owatonna vs. Outcast/Combat/Elite of Brookings, S.D.; C/DD Division – Minnesota Hitmen of Bloomington vs. Push, Pedal, Pull of Sioux Falls, S.D; DD/D Division – McKinley Hill/Grain Belt Premium of Albertville vs. The Gon from Albert Lea; and the Rec Division – Chicago Rockers from Chicago vs. Wencl Plumbing of Owatonna, along with 12 other competitive games.
Game times are , , and Come on out and have a couple of your favorite beverages and food, and tell a bunch of stories under the “Cement Tent.” The Cement Tent Friday evening will host a 2 for 1 Happy Hour and has entertainment booked to start at
Competition promises to be fierce as every team is vying for the chance to participate in the WSL Championships. This tourney is a WSL National Qualifier; the top six finishers in each division will be awarded berths to the coveted WSL Championships.
Saturday play begins at , with the quarterfinals of the Open Division being played at , and , on Diamond #1 at the Fairgrounds next to the “Cement Tent.” Sunday play resumes at , and Championship games are slated to start at , at the Fairgrounds.
No admission will be charged! The famous “Pork Patties” will again be served off the Smokin’ Grill under the “Cement Tent.”
For more information contact Corky at 507-451-1745 or Doug Meier at 507-451-1961. For complete and updated tournament information go to www.sportsrubes.com.