Affordable, Family-Friendly Division I & III Collegiate Baseball Tournament Returns to Charlotte County for 10th Year.

WHO:     10th Annual Snowbird Baseball Classic
WHEN:   Feb. 16 – March 21, 2018
HOW:      Admission price: $8 per day 
WHERE:  North Charlotte Regional Park (1185 O'Donnell Blvd, Port Charlotte)
                South County Regional Park (670 Cooper Street, Punta Gorda)

  • Twenty-two Division I and 22 Division III collegiate teams are participating. 
  • The weekend of Feb. 23, nine Division I schools will compete including the Boston College Eagles, Indiana University Hoosiers, University of Minnesota Golden Gophers and Rutgers University Scarlet Knights. 
  • The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are scheduled to participate in the tournament the week of St. Patrick’s Day (Mar. 13 & 14).
  • Seating at North Charlotte Regional and South County Regional Parks is limited, personal lawn chairs are permitted.
  • The 2017 tournament generated over $7 million in direct expenditures.
  • Complete tournament schedule can be viewed at 

Note to Media: Interviews with participating universities can be arranged.

Snowbird Baseball Classic Contacts: 
Steve Partington, Tournament Director, Direct: 614-306-5155, Office: 941-876-3226, 
Shannon Goldrick, Tournament Assistant, 614-205-2099

Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau Contact: Jennifer Huber, Tourism Public Relations Manager