For the seventh consecutive year, Hooker Field in Martinsville, Virginia will host the Division I Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament for the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA). The double-elimination tournament will be held May 11th-13th at Hooker Field. This event will determine which team travels to the NCBA World Series in Holly Springs, North Carolina.
Four college club baseball teams will participate in the tournament. While playoffs are still going on, teams in the past have included Ohio State University, East Carolina University and Virginia Tech. All athletes will stay locally at the Comfort Inn and the Baymont Inn & Suites, which were selected by the NCBA as their host hotels.
Games for the tournament are scheduled for Friday, May 11 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, May 12 at 9 a.m., 12 noon and 3 p.m. and Sunday, May 13 at 9 a.m. A tiebreaker game will be played at 12 noon on Sunday, if needed. A rain date has been set for Monday, May 14 in the event of an extended delay in the tournament schedule.
Admission is $5 for Friday and Sunday, and $10 on Saturday. Children five and under are free with a paying adult. The Martinsville Community Recreation Association will sell concessions, as fans will not be allowed to bring outside food or beverages into the stadium. All proceeds from ticket sales and concessions will benefit Hooker Field.
This event is a partnership between the NCBA, the Martinsville-Henry County EDC’s Tourism Division, the City of Martinsville and the Martinsville Community Recreation Association.
Additional information on the tournaments and area information can be found online at www.VisitMartinsville.com, at the Martinsville-Henry County Visitor Center, located inside the New College Institute building at 191 Fayette Street in Martinsville, or by calling 276.632.8006.