Mark your calendars accordingly! This Sunday, May 3rd marks the beginning of the 2015 Yard League Regular Season. This much awaited month of Wiffle® gets its start on the beautiful fields of Madera, California. 6 teams will chase $300; Cali Xpress, O-Bombers, Red Devils, Mcthundersticks, Mad_era, and Cali Governors’.
For the last two OPEN’s, the guys of Cali Xpress have travelled across the country for post-season Wiffle® tournaments. Last season, the O-Bombers made the trip too, further adding to the national landscape that the OPEN venue provides. While the 2015 Fast Pitch OPEN location has not be finalized, the Yard OPEN will be in Staten Island, NY again, and you can expect another visit from the O-Bombers and the Xpress.
Looking past the Cali opener, East coast regions have their opening day on the May 17th. Philly, Massachusetts, and New York are looking to finally thaw out the fields and get this Yard party started in 2015. An estimated 30+ teams are expected to play across the three regions. Central Cali will host their second event on the same day in Madera.
Following an early Memorial Day hiatus, the Mass and Philly region will host coinciding events on May 31st, closing out a triple weekend of wiffs for May.
Several newly formed teams will hit the Yard fields for the first time this May. With the new double-elimination format and randomized seeding, each tournament will be unique and unpredictable. With a new payout structure in play as well, more teams will be playing more meaningful games on the day for cash prizes and valuable points in the standings.
In the coming weeks there will be comprehensive previews of the teams participating in GSWL’s Yard League 2015 season.
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