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Hudson Boosters annual Fastpitch Tourney Saturday

Eight Hudson Booster fastpitch softball teams are among the 44 teams that will be participating in the seventh annual Hudson Boosters 2013 Season Ending Extravaganza Fastpitch Tournament this Saturday, Aug. 3.

Games will be played at the Grandview Softball Complex, Hudson Town Hall and the Hudson Boosters Fields located at the Rod and Gun Club. Games start at 8 a.m. The 44 teams make this the largest one-day tournament in the area.

The event is geared for youth fastpitch teams from low level competitive and recreational teams to community-based Class A teams. The age brackets for the tournament are 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U. Eight teams from the Hudson Boosters Fastpitch Program will battle the other 36 teams from as far away as Pequot Lakes, Hermantown, Superior, Ashland, Tomahawk, Onalaska and Spirit Lake, Iowa.

In its seven year history, this tournament has grown from its original five team 10U tournament in 2007 to this huge event. There are many returning teams including Prescott, Altoona, Highland Little League and Stillwater. Each team will play four games throughout the day. Eighty-eight total games will be played.

The Grandview Softball Complex will host 10U and 14U games while 12U games will be played at the Booster Fields at the Rod and gun Club and 16U games will be played at Hudson Town Hall.

For more information, contact Greg Berg at or (715) 441-3255.