NJCAA Region XI Baseball Tourney Returns to Riverfront
Riverfront Stadium will play host to the 2016 NJCAA Region XI Division II Baseball Tournament May 12th through the 16th.
Eight teams from the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference will play in the five-day, 15-game event.
The opening game of the tournament is set to begin at 10:00 am on Thursday, May 12, followed by three more games that day. Four games are scheduled to be played on both Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14, while two games are set to be played on Sunday, May 15. The tournament championship will be played at 7:00 pm on Sunday, or at 12:00 pm on Monday, May 16, if a double-elimination game is required.
Fans can go to the ICCAC website at http://www.iccac.org to visit the official tournament page at http://www.iccac.org/f/Region_XI_Tournaments|2015-16/DII_Baseball.php which has the tournament bracket as well as live coverage of all of the games.
The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) was founded in 1996, and is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). They are the governing body of 16 member schools in Iowa and 22 men's and women's sports held in the fall, winter, and spring seasons. The ICCAC has been committed to the enhancement of their young adults’ educational experience, as well as the development of quality relationships between their schools and the communities of Iowa. Ever since their founding, they have strove to create a highly competitive atmosphere while promoting good sportsmanship and desirable characteristics, such as leadership and teamwork, that will create the best possible atmosphere for their players, coaches, fans, and the communities in which they are involved.
The Waterloo Bucks play at Riverfront Stadium where the team will welcome a new state of the art video board in 2016 thanks to a matching grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association. Team ownership has invested more than $170,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, and concessions equipment. Season tickets and group outings are currently on sale by calling the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch during the off-season with the Bucks by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com or utilizing the Waterloo Bucks app.
Contributed By: Waterloo Bucks PR