Welcome to the newly designed website for the 2017 23rd annual Gasparilla Softball Classic, Florida’s oldest GLBTA softball tournament and one of the country’s longest continuously running events. We expect a large turnout again this year so be sure to reserve your spot and register today.
February 16th – 19th, 2017
Games on Saturday and Sunday
Good afternoon players and fans and welcome to the 23rd annual Gasparilla Softball Classic. This weekend 70 teams from around the country will be competing for 1st place in the B, C and D divisions.
Saturday morning will have round robin games for the D division at New Tampa Community Park and Ed Radice Softball Complex, then tournament play will begin at 1:30PM. The C division also begins play on Saturday morning at Greco Softball Complex and Eddie C. Moore Complex, with tournament play beginning at 1:30. The B division begins round robin play at 1PM on Saturday afternoon, then begins its tournament play on Sunday.
This year we are welcoming two Grand Slam sponsors, Prudential and Hamburger Mary’s Tampa family of restaurants with locations in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and the Mary’s Pub in Ybor City.
Our Registration Party tonight is at Hamburger Mary’s Pub House in Ybor City from 7-10PM. On Saturday Night we’re encouraging players and fans to check out our tournament program and welcome bags and visit our various Home Run Sponsor bars and restaurants in Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater. Then Sunday we’ll wrap up our tournament at our Closing Party with Awards at Hamburger Mary’s Tampa and Mary’s Pub with a Players’ Buffet, drink specials and lots of fun! But the party doesn’t stop there! At 10PM we’re move a clock down the street to our Official After-Party at Home Run Sponsor Bradley’s on 7th from 10PM to close.
Thanks for coming to Tampa’s 23rd annual Gasparilla Softball Classic. Here’s hoping you enjoy a fun, injury-free weekend. See you at the parties!
Anthony Rodeghier, Director (director@GasparillaSoftballClassic.com)
Dave Johnson, Director
Gerre Reynolds, Producer (Producer@GasparillaSoftballClassic.com)