The 7th annual Women’s Major Softball National Championship tournament will be played at Frank DeLuca Hall of Fame Field and the Short Beach Rec complex Aug. 6-9. Eleven teams are entered in this year’s tournament.
Tournament passes are on sale for the event by contacting the Brakettes office at 203-378-7262, or mailing your check to Bob Baird, Stratford Brakettes, 185 Lordship Road, Stratford, CT. 06615. Checks should be made payable to Brakettes, Inc.
They will also be on sale Aug. 4, when the Brakettes and St. Louis Saints meet in a pre-tournament doubleheader at DeLuca Field.
There are seven sessions and 33 games in the event with pool play Thursday and Friday morning followed by double-elimination bracket play.
Box seats are $35, reserved with back rests $30, and general admission (first and third base bleachers) are $25.
In addition to the defending five-time championship Stratford Brakettes and four-time runner-up Saints, who currently stand 17-3, there are five other top contenders in the Lyons, PA, Spirit (30-10), New York City Havoc, the 2009 WMS tournament winner, the Mass Pride, Dutchess Debs (15-3) of Poughkeepsie, NY, and CT Seahawks.
Completing the field are the CT Eliminators, Stratford Breakers, Team Connecticut of Stamford and the Queens Lady Rangers.