FirstSwing Foundation Press Release
Heroes of Everett Annual Baseball Tournaments
Summer of 2021– Phil Johnson Ball Fields
Medina, WA, October, 2020: The FirstSwing Foundation (federal 501c3 non-profit) is proud to announce the Heroes of Everett Baseball Tournaments for the summer of 2021. The youth tournaments will take place at the newly remodeled Phil Johnson ball fields!! BEAUTIFUL!!
Although each tourney is different, the age groups will be 9-12U; April 1st being the cutoff date for age. Each participating team will be guaranteed four (4) games. Generally, there will be four to eight (8) teams in each age division, depending upon registration. Each team will play all the teams in their bracket in a round robin format with the top two teams two advancing to the Championship Bracket. Each tournament will be different, although modified Little League rules will apply and ALL players will bat. NEW bat regulations will be allowed! We now have the ability to use 50/70’ and will use for selected tourneys. Ones with * will be 50/70 for 11 and 12U teams.
There is ample parking and a convenient concession stand as well as nearby coffee houses!
The intent of each tournament is to promote youth baseball while enjoying the spirit of competition and the game of baseball. FirstSwing has sponsored tournaments for over 30 years and prides itself in providing a safe and educational environment for kids to play baseball and learn many of “life’s little lessons”.
Cost: $550.00(or $500.00 and a dozen new balls, NOT blems) per team as a donation to the FirstSwing Foundation; Microsoft/Boeing/Nordstrom/Costco/Starbucks matching is available for the donation. To sign your team up for the tournament, please contact Phil Rognier at (425)451-8276 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the FirstSwing Foundation please visit firstswingbaseball.org; we offer baseball and softball camps ALL summer as well as clinics and other FUN baseball activities!!
Heroes of Baseball Memorial Tourney: May 28-31 Ages 9, 10, 11, 12U
*Heroes of Baseball “Back in the Game”: July 16-18 Ages .18.104.22.168
*The “3 Earls of Everett”: July 30-Aug 1 9,10,11,12
*“Last Licks”: Labor Day Weekend: Sep 3-6 Ages 9, 10, 11,12U
*Fall Classic: September 17-19 Ages 9-12 THE Grand Finale!!!
“Baseball cannot change the world, BUT it can change a youngster’s life!”