VERO BEACH — The newly built softball quad at Vero Beach Sports Village (VBSV) is the current site of the Softball Factory World Series. The training and competition event began Monday, June 24, and will conclude Friday, June 28.
The event hosts 46 girls aged 13-17 from 19 states including Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.
Participants will receive instruction in all aspects of the game including fielding, pitching, catching, and base running. Teams will play in a competitive tournament in search of the Softball Factory World Series Champion.
“We are excited to bring fastpitch softball players from all over the United States to the Softball Factory World Series at the Vero Beach Sports Village,” explained Rob Naddelman, President of Baseball and Softball Factory.
“The Vero Beach Sports Village combines great fields, housing, and dining unmatched for fastpitch softball players in the country,” Naddelman added.
For more information, please visit the website www.SoftballFactory.com/Softball-Factory-World-Series.
About Vero Beach Sports Village
Vero Beach Sports Village is a multi-sport, 79-acre complex on Florida’s Treasure Coast managed by former Dodger owner Peter O’Malley in a partnership since 2012. O’Malley, whose family developed and expanded the site formerly known as “Dodgertown” for nearly 50 years, partnered with his sister Terry O’Malley Seidler and former Dodger star pitchers Chan Ho Park and Hideo Nomo.
The home of Dodger Spring Trainings from 1948-2008, it was the starting place for six World Championships and 14 N.L. Pennant-winning teams. Numerous Baseball Hall of Fame players trained on these hallowed grounds, as well as 17 visits from professional teams in Asia.
The all-inclusive facility, owned by Indian River County, gives teams of all ages the unique opportunity to train, play, dine, and stay together in on-site villas. Participants utilize one of 10 ½ playing fields (seven are Musco-lighted for night games,) including a new cloverleaf of youth baseball/softball fields with concessions area and new multi-purpose field (110 by 150 yards) for football, soccer, and lacrosse.
Other amenities include clubhouses, two full-sized weight rooms, dining room, Stadium Club lounge, competition-size swimming pool, and lighted courts for basketball, sand volleyball, and tennis. The home of 6,500-seat Holman Stadium, VBSV provides an all-encompassing experience for guests and is the ideal setting to build a championship team.
It’s the perfect location for tournaments, camps, schools, business conferences, and seminars.
Please visit www.VBSportsVillage.com for more information.