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Madeira Beach, FL, December 10, 2016– The City of Madeira Beach announces its third annual "EMU Madeira Beach Spring Invitational" presented by Eastern Michigan University, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Sports Commission and the City of Madeira Beach. The tournament begins February 17th-19th and finishes the following weekend of February 24th- 26th.
“We are honored to be hosting this tournament for the third year in a row. Our partnership with EMU and the St. Pete/ Clearwater Sports Commision has worked well in the past and we look forward towards its progression for the foreseeable future.” – Travis Palladeno, Mayor of Madeira Beach
The Spring Invitational is expected to bring approximately 2,400 visitors to the City of Madeira Beach and surrounding communities. Along with Eastern Michigan, 11 other NCAA softball teams will be travelling to the sunshine state for the tournament this upcoming February.
“We are very excited to be able to provide a home to the 25 teams visiting our city. Events like these are great to showcase our beloved little beach town.” – Shane Crawford, Madeira Beach City Manager
Some of the crowd favorites expected to play this year are: Harvard, Boston University, Villanova, and Michigan State. Of the exciting newcomers, the Army’s college team will be participating this year.
More information on the EMU Madeira Beach Spring Invitational can be found at http://www.emueagles.com/softball.