Register today, still just $395, for Florida’s oldest LGBTQ+ softball tournament and one of the country’s longest continuously running events. We expect a sellout again this year so reserve & register today. (PLAYING UNDER 2018 RATINGS)
See you at the 25th Annual 2019 Gasparilla Softball Classic. Thursday Feb. 14th to Monday Feb. 18th (games Saturday & Sunday)
Welcome to Tampa!
On behalf of the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Visit Tampa Bay, and the Suncoast Softball League, welcome! This year, 56 teams from around the country will play ball in beautiful February Florida weather while also enjoying the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater night life in our 25th annual event, one of our city’s largest of its kind!
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Your tournament wristband gets you free entry to sponsors The Honey Pot and Southern Nights Tampa (but you still need to wait in line to go through security checks). Simply present your wristband once you get to the cashier. No cover at sponsors Hamburger Mary’s Brandon or Hamburger Mary’s St. Petersburg, City Side Lounge, Bradley’s on 7th.
Your tournament wristband also gets you $10 brunch buffet at Hamburger Mary’s Brandon on Sunday opening at 11am. Come on in (or reservations accepted, 813-643-2110). Great show with the Divas. Eat, Drink, and Be Mary!
City Side Lounge, host of our Miss Gasparilla Pageant & “Fun”-Raiser on Saturday February 2nd, once again will host our Thursday pre-Registration party (Thursday 2/14). Friday will be our Welcome Registration party in fabulous Ybor City from 7–10pm. Saturday night is support a sponsor night. Then Sunday will be our Closing Party with Awards (over $500 in cash / prize give aways!) followed by our traditional After-Closing party with Shows at Bradley’s on 7th!
And if you have some extra time during your stay, check out all the things to do and places to see compiled by our friends at Visit Tampa Bay!
Check out our new, online tournament program! Everything you want and need to know about the weekend is here!
Our event isn’t possible without help and support. First, our Home Run Sponsors Southern Nights Tampa, City Side Lounge, Bradley’s on 7th and Hamburger Mary’s Brandon & St. Pete. Next, our Double Spondors The Honey Pot, Enigma St. Pete, Flamingo Resort, Punky’s Bar & Grill. Our community partners Tampa Pride, St. Pete Pride and Metro Inclusive Health. Thanks to Commissioner Bobby Schmahl and the officers and volunteers of our Suncoast Softball League. Thanks to the City Of Tampa and Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation & Athletics Departments, Visit Tampa Bay. Also thanks to Double Tree Hotel and DIRT Athletics for providing some great shirt & hat designs.
Good luck, play safe, and we’ll see you tonight at the Welcome Party, Saturday night at Support the Sponsors night, and Sunday night at the Closing Party then the After-Closing Party!
Brad Casey, Director (director@GasparillaSoftballClassic.com)
Gerre Reynolds, Producer (Producer@GasparillaSoftballClassic.com)