Beaumont welcomes USA Softball of Texas to the Beaumont Athletic Complex on May 26-28, 2017 for the 8 and Under Texas State Championship.

“We’re excited to bring another State Championship to Beaumont,” says Linda George, USA Softball District 39 Commissioner. “We have players coming from all over Texas to participate in the tournament and with it being our 65th Anniversary this year we are expecting a record turnout.”         

With 80 teams and nearly 2,500 attending the championship tournament, the Beaumont CVB is expecting an influx of roughly $510,000 into Beaumont’s economy. This money comes from overnight hotel stays as well as money spent on gas, eating at restaurants and shopping at local stores. The opening ceremony takes place at the Beaumont Athletic Complex on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with an official welcome from a City of Beaumont dignitary. Games will begin shortly after at 5:30 p.m. Play will continue from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 27 and will resume at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 28, 2017 with the championship game being scheduled for around 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. 

Formerly known as Texas Amateur Softball Association, USA Softball of Texas is a member of the Amateur Softball Association of America. USA Softball of Texas is incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas as a non-profit organization whose objectives are to promote organized amateur softball in the State of Texas for all persons; to establish uniform softball rules and regulations that can be observed by all members; to educate and train in the proper skills of amateur softball play and rules by promoting, organizing, and conducting clinics, seminars, and training courses. For more information about USA Softball of Texas, please visit www.txasa.org. To learn more about USA Softball of Texas District 39, visit www.txasadist39.org

Media contact for the tournament is Linda George, District 39 Commissioner, (409) 728-1495 or email texasasadistrict39@yahoo.com.

Nearly 500 hotel rooms during the 3 day event have been blocked for this tournament, which takes place at the Beaumont Athletic Complex located at 950 Langham Road (77707). Host hotel for the event is the MCM Eleganté located at 2355 I-10 S in Beaumont, Texas. For reservations, call (409) 842-3600.