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Lorain, Elyria & Oberlin

200 Years of Black History: A Countywide Softball Tournament Honoring Amateur Baseball Teams

200 Years of Black History: A Countywide Softball Tournament Honoring Amateur Baseball Teams
200 Years of Black History: A Countywide Softball Tournament Honoring Amateur Baseball Teams

Dates and Location

Aug 10, 2024, 9:30 AM – Aug 11, 2024, 7:00 PM

Lorain, Elyria & Oberlin, Lorain County, OH, USA

About the Tournament

Join us for an historic softball tournament celebrating 200 years of Black history in Lorain County! 

Represent your city by playing on one of three teams named in honor of all-Black baseball teams from Lorain county in the 1910's and 1920's.  The tournament will include 5 or 6 games played over Saturday and Sunday.  Join us for a county-wide celebration of history, unity, sportsmanship, and community. 

To register, select your team below, complete the registration form, and pay the registration fee of $50, which includes your team shirt and hat.  (Please note that shirt sizes 2XL or larger cost an additional $5.  You will be invoiced for the difference).

We offer several payment options, courtesy of two of our event sponsors, Elyria Black Legacy Connection and Synergy Transportation.  These payment options include: Credit/debit cards via Square, PayPal, and Manual payments via CashApp or by cash/check in person.

Game Schedule


  • 2 hours

    Elyria vs. Oberlin

    Oberlin Recreation Center

  • 2 hours

    Oberlin vs. Lorain

    Lorain Oakwood Park
4 more items available

Register to Play!

  • Tournament Registration

    Sale ends: Aug 07, 10:00 PM

    Your registration includes a t-shirt, hat and entry to play on the team of your choice.

    • $50.00
    • $50.00
    • $50.00

    Total

    $0.00

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