State Little League Tournament Coming to OwegoPosted: Updated:
Owego Little League announced Friday that the New York 10U Little League Championship will be in held in the Village of Owego for the next three years.
The tournament will bring top Little League teams of players 10-years-old and under from across the state to Owego this summer.
The state's best 10U baseball teams will play in 15 championship games from July 20th to the 27th.
The tournament's winning team will advance to the East Regional Invitational Tournament where they will face the winning teams from other states.
Owego Little League organizers say the league has been pushing for this for many years and continue to make improvements and renovations to the fields and Hyde Park.
"It'll be a big boost to the economy It'll be a big boost to the economy. Any time you can bring people from other parts of the state to come to the community and showcase what we have here, and we are very fortunate in a community that really rallies behind what we do," said John Loftus, Executive Board Member of Owego Little League.
Loftus went on to add, "Anyone who hears about this, contact us at Owego Little League and we're looking for any kind of talent, ability or support to make the town and this event over the next three years, a showcase event."
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