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Record-Setting ISSA Softball Tournament Prepares for Tampa

Record-Setting ISSA Softball Tournament Prepares for Tampa

TAMPA, FL - The ISSA has had an excellent response with entries in the 2017 ISF/ISSA World Tournament of Champions at Tampa, Florida. At this writing 132 teams have entered the tournament...the largest ISSA tournament ever and perhaps the largest three-day single weekend senior tournament in the USA. The organizers will be using 27 fields throughout the Tampa Bay Region this year and the event will generate approximately 3500 room nights in local lodging.

The seven softball complexes were assigned age divisions last month so teams could make their lodging arrangements. Some of those softball complexes are now at their field capacity for a senior tournament. Organizers are looking for alternatives but need to advise any new teams looking to enter, as of 11:00am today (Friday, December 2, 2016) all new entries are subject to being placed on a waiting list. Any new team looking to get in the event should immediately submit the online entry form then call Greg Thomas (571-220-0158) for their status and instructions. Teams listed on the Registered Team List posted on the ISSA Website are in the tournament. Special design Championship rings will be awarded to all the players on the thirty-three division 1st Place teams at the event as the 360 games are concluded on Sunday. 

About the ISSA

The International Senior Softball Association, founded in 1994, is headquartered in Manassas, VA and is an Allied Member of the Amateur Softball Association of America. The ISSA has become one of the Nation's leading senior softball organizations and its staff provides leadership positions nationally and internationally for the development and administration of the senior division. The ISSA Championship Series has been recognized as one of the outstanding sports series in the United States by Sports Travel Magazine and Sports Destination Management. And recently RB Thomas, Jr. was named the Outstanding Sports Event Organizer for 2014 by the National Association of Sports Commissions. For more information on the ISSA, visit www.seniorsoftball.organd/or telephone the ISSA Office at 703-368-1188.

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