The Erie Sports Commission (ESC) is pleased to announce Pastime Tournaments will host two baseball tournaments in Erie this summer, as The Erie T.O.C. was held from June 23-26, and the Great Lakes Super Select is held July 28-31. Both tournaments will be played at Mercyhurst University.
The June tournament was a 15U/16U Eight teams participated in the tournament. The July tournament will feature 17U and 18U teams, also with a four game guarantee. The tournament will feature 12 teams, and registration is currently open.
Pastime Tournaments is recognized as one of the nation’s largest self-sanctioned tournament series, and hosts elite baseball events across the country for players between the ages of 14 and 18. In 2015, the Erie tournament series featured teams from Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Canada.
“Erie was a great location for our tournament last year and we couldn’t think of a better area to host elite baseball talent again in 2016,” said Pastime Tournaments President Thomas Davidson. “With the help of the Erie Sports Commission and Mercyhurst University, we hope to set a stage for success in Erie that will last for many years.”
“Pastime Tournaments’ proven track record of executing elite-level baseball events is a great complement to Erie’s summer sports schedule,” said ESC Executive Director Ron Sertz. “The ESC is excited to work with the organizers of Pastime Tournaments once again to make this an annual event for the Erie region.”
Complete Erie event information and team registration is available by visiting www.pastimetournaments.com.
The Erie Sports Commission is committed to promoting the Erie region as a prime destination for sports and recreation. The major goals of the ESC are to attract, create, support, and host sporting and recreational events that have a positive economic impact on the region, and assist in maximizing the potential of all regional sports facilities and venues. The ESC strives to enhance the image of Erie by showcasing the community, promote wellness through healthy lifestyles, and improve the quality of life for community members of all ages.