Twenty-nine Dixie Softball teams, representing three different age groups, will be recognized at an Opening Ceremony beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.
Bodacious Bar-B-Q is catering the meal for all the teams. After the meal, all of the teams have been invited to go to the Downtown Plaza to watch the movie, A League of Their Own.
Play gets underway at Coleman Park Saturday morning. The Dixie Debs begin play at 9 a.m. on fields 5 and 6.
The Hopkins County Debs play the Texas team from Coldspring at 9 a.m. on field 5. There will also be a pair of games beginning at around 11 a.m. on fields 5 and 6 Saturday
The Dixie Ponytails start at 10 a.m. on fields 1 and 2. A Texas team from Franklin County plays Alabama at 10 a.m. on field 2. The Hopkins County Ponytails play Louisiana at 6 p.m. on field 1.
The Dixie Angels also begin play Saturday on fields 3 and 4. A Franklin County Angels team plays a Louisiana team to open play Saturday
The Hopkins County Angels team opens against North Carolina in the last Angels game on Saturday.
Play will continue in the Dixie World Series through Wednesday.