SportsEvents Magazine

OCT 2018

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Midwest • Missouri www.sportseventsmagazine.com 2019 Baseball/Softball Sourcebook 21 t CAPE GIRARDEAU Cape Girardeau CVB BASEBALL 18 14 10 18 3 3 300 600 1.5 900+ N13 Phone: (573) 335-1631 / Fax: (573) 334-6702 Website: www.visitcape.com SOFTBALL 14 14 8 14 9 300 1.5 COLUMBIA Columbia MO CVB BASEBALL 25 22 6 24 3 1 300 2,220 8 3,694 M12 Phone: (573) 875-1231 / Fax: (573) 443-3986 Website: www.visitcolumbiamo.com SOFTBALL 19 17 6 17 2 300 1,500 7 INDEPENDENCE City of Independence Department of Tourism BASEBALL 44 13 5 20 4 1 60 400 4 1,500 K12 Phone: (816) 325-7816 / Fax: (816) 325-7932 Website: www.visitindependence.com/sportsplanner.aspx SOFTBALL 18 6 3 18 6 60 4 Lgst. # Contig. Fields # of Fields Youth H.S. College Lgst. Seating Cap. Bleacher Stadium Dist. Between 2 Farthest Fields (mi.) # of Metro Area Rooms Map Location # of Fields Lighted Sport Destination FIELD PROFILE: Peoria, Illinois Louisville Slugger Sports Complex The Louisville Slugger Sports Complex sits on 47 acres and features a 125,000-square foot climate-controlled dome. The com- plex has 10 outdoor fields and two indoor fields, all with 100 percent synthetic turf. Two quads of four fields on each end of the complex with bleacher seating and two championship fields are available in addition to the indoor playing fields. The inflatable dome includes 20,000 square feet of hard surfaces for basketball, volley- ball and other sports. This facility mainly serves the Midwest for tournaments and travel teams from a 300-mile radius, but also hosts teams from across the country, in addition to interna- tional teams. The baseball fields are for youth 12 and under and fast pitch softball teams from 8-year-olds to college level. The facility is within a mile of five hotels, a shopping mall, movie multiplex and less than 10 minutes from the Peoria airport. For more info: visit www.slugger peoria.com or call (844) 477-6789.

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