Decatur, Ala. – The city of Hartselle has been selected to host the 2012 Dixie Youth Baseball AA Region II World Series. Eleven teams from across the southeastern United States will travel to the “City of Southern Hospitality” to compete for the championship title July 20-24, 2012.
According to Hartselle Dixie Youth Baseball League President Ashley Balch, 132 seven and eight year old boys representing youth baseball leagues from Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, along with members of their families, are expected at the tournament. All games will be held at the six-field Sparkman Park facility located on Nanceford Road in Hartselle.
While Hartselle is not new to hosting Dixie Youth Baseball tournaments, this will be the World Series first appearance in the city. Hartselle Dixie Youth Baseball has previously hosted the state tournaments for 7-8 years old and 9-10 years old and various district tournaments.
For more information call Hartselle Dixie Youth Baseball League President Ashley Balch at 256.797.0760 or visit www.hartsellebaseball.org.
Courtesy Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau Media Relations