VALPARAISO – The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has announced that Valparaiso will be the host for opening ceremonies for this summer’s National Softball Association Girls “B” World Series.
The ceremonies will be held in Central Park Plaza. The event was held in Crown Point in 2009. The event is expected to bring more than 10,000 visitors to Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.
The tournament will run from July 23 to 28 and include competition from 280 teams from 20 states. Competition will be held on ball fields in Michigan City, LaPorte, Crown Point, Merrillville, Highland, St. John and Valparaiso.
Some 7,000 hotels are expected to be filled during the competition.