Teams From 9 States Compete In The Southern Softball Championships For The 1st Time At Brand-New Park In Dalton

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The 2022 Southern Championships will be held in Dalton, Ga., for the first time at a brand-new complex, attracting teams from nine states - including as far out as Indiana and Texas.

Men’s divisions ranging from ages 50 to 75, and Women’s division age 50 will compete. The tournament will begin Friday and end on Sunday with one session for all divisions.

For a list of teams, click here.

Games will be played at Riverbend Park in Dalton. Riverbend Park opened in April. Riverbend is a four-field turf complex with concessions.

Click here for Master Game Grid.

The teams and players competing in the Southern Championships will infuse more than $1 million into the Dalton and Whitfield County economies over the course of the tournament. Teams play in the Southern Championships to qualify for the World Championships in Las Vegas, Sept. 15- Oct. 2.

The World Championships is the largest softball tournament in the country, drawing 650 teams from the United States, Canada and a number of International Co-Ed Teams. The champions of each division in the Southern Championships will also earn berths to our invite-only 17th Annual Tournament of Champions held in Polk County, Fla., next February.

All invited players have a gala sit-down banquet for 1,500 players and their families and divisional winners receive free quality rings (from Jostens – the maker of championship rings for MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL) and bats for MVPs.  


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