HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – On Saturday, September 11, the USA Patriots and the BeArded Warriors will be playing a softball game commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
The tribute game day starts bright and early at 8:30 a.m., as the Madison Fire and Police departments host a memorial service honoring all of those who died on September 11, 2001.
Fans will be able to participate in several fun events throughout the day, including a cornhole tournament, a youth softball clinic, and an adventure run hosted by AUSA and Huntsville Boot Camp.
The youth softball clinic will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., letting kids participate in infield/outfield drills, pitching, hitting, and throwing. Registration is open here.
Gates will open at 5 p.m. for the game, with players taking the field at 6:30 that evening for the seven-inning game. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate.
The first 2,000 adults will get a free Tribute Night t-shirt. A meet-and-greet with the players will be held from 5-5:30 p.m.
Before the game starts, the All-Veterans Parachute Team will jump from the Rocket City sky and land on the field.
Following the game, fans will be treated to a fireworks show and a concert, featuring country music star and former American Idol contestant Brandon Elder.
More information on the game and all events throughout the day here.