PRESS RELEASE – The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that the club will host a dodgeball tournament on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Constellation Field. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit the Houston Area Women’s Center and the Fort Bend County Women’s Center. These centers are dedicated to providing services and resources to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
The dodgeball tournament will precede the scheduled 6:05 p.m. Skeeters game against the Somerset Patriots. Teams of 6-10 players can register early online at http://www.sugarlandskeeters.com from June 10 – June 28 and must pay a $350 entry fee at the time of registration. Individual dodgeball players can pay an entry fee of $50 and will be placed on an existing team. Teams that register after June 28 will pay a $450 entry fee.
Upon registering, teams may select to play in either the morning tournament or afternoon tournament. The morning tournament begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 11:30 a.m., while the afternoon tournament starts at 12:00 p.m. and runs until 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
For more information on the tournament, rules, registration or available sponsorship opportunities, contact Special Events Assistant Lisa Vavricka at Lvavricka@sugarlandskeeters.com or by phone at 281.207.9151.
Eight-game and full-season ticket plans are still available for the exciting 2013 season. For more information about the Atlantic League, the Sugar Land Skeeters or how to purchase tickets, visit the team’s website at http://www.sugarlandskeeters.com or call the Skeeters ticket office at 281.240.HITS.
About the Sugar Land Skeeters
The Sugar Land Skeeters, led by Manager and former Major League All-Star Gary Gaetti, play at Constellation Field, a state-of-the-art stadium located at the intersection of State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 90A in Sugar Land – just 20 minutes from downtown Houston.
The Skeeters play 140 regular season games (70 home, 70 away) in the Atlantic League, considered the highest level of Minor League Baseball. Atlantic League players are “Major League ready” and in the last 15 years, over 600 players have graduated from Atlantic League clubs to Major League organizations, making the League a preferred route for experienced players to be scouted by Major League Baseball.