Softball Tournament Benefits FitzPatrick Cancer Center, Emma's Fight Fund

PLATTSBURGH, NY (09/04/2018) -- The 14th Annual Play to Give Double Elimination Softball Tournament takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9 at the West Plattsburgh American Legion Post 1619.  The event benefits the FitzPatrick Cancer Center and Emma’s Fight Fund.

This is a 2 division tournament with both company and community divisions. To qualify for the Company division, teams must have a minimum of five players on the field that work at the same company. In either division, at least 2 women must be on the field at all times. The tournament will be held rain or shine.  Team entry fee is $125.

In addition to great softball, there will be many activities for the entire family including kids events, a softball competition, raffles, food and beverages. 

For more information, contact Lola Miller at (518) 565-6166 or (518) 957-2003 or email at The deadline for team registration is September 6.



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