Prince George County to Host the Dixie Softball World Series July 19 - 31, 2024

Prince George County to Host the Dixie Softball World Series July 19 - 31, 2024


For Immediate Release:
June 20, 2024

For additional information, contact:
Jackie Lipford, Public Information Officer
(804) 722-8607
jnlipford@princegeorgecountyva.gov 


Prince George County to Host the Dixie Softball World Series July 19 - 31, 2024

Prince George, VA - More than 800 players and coaches will be traveling to Prince George County July 19 – 31, 2024 for the Dixie Softball World Series. The tournament will take place at JEJ Moore Athletic Complex, located at 11455 Prince George Drive Disputanta, VA 23842. Activities start on Friday, July 19th with an opening ceremony for all attending teams, and play begins on Saturday, July 20th.

Prince George County will host the Dixie Darlings (ages 7-8), Angels X-Play (ages 9-10), Ponytails X-Play (ages 11-12), and Belles (ages 13-15) at J.E.J. Moore Athletic Complex. Opening ceremonies are scheduled for Friday, July 19, and Friday, July 26, 2024, with tournament play beginning the following day. Championship games for the Ponytails X-Play and Belles are scheduled for July 23. The Darlings and Angels X-Play championship games are scheduled for July 30, 2024. Once released, the schedules and brackets can be found on our website: www.pgvaparksfoundation.org/dixie.

Tickets for the tournament will be available to the general public at the tournament. Week-long adult tickets are $25, and week-long kids (6-12) tickets are $15. One-day adult tickets are $10 and one-day kids tickets are $5.

Sports tournaments like the Dixie World Series provide a boost to the local economy. Per a 2022 Virginia Sports Tourism Impact study conducted by Virginia Tourism Corporation, average trip expenditures for parties attending amateur sports tournaments are estimated at $1,192 per trip. Virginia’s sports tourism industry generated $2.7 billion in spending across all communities in 2022, a 12% increase from 2021.

“We are excited to host the Dixie Softball World Series tournament,” stated Chairman T.J. Webb. “This will be the second time Prince George County has hosted a Dixie Softball World Series tournament. We know that our community will benefit from this tremendous event as it did in 2021.”

Prince George County would like to thank the sponsors of this event: Wasteknot, The Stodola, Virginia American Water, Prince George Electric Cooperative, Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce, Johnny’s Auto & Truck, AdvanSix, Star Express/Huddle House, Budz with Sudz, Touchstone Bank, Hoober Inc. Surry Seafood Company, W.S. Campbell Towing and Repair and Inn & Suites.

Members of the press who would like to attend and cover the Dixie Softball World Series should contact Jackie Lipford, Public Information Officer for Prince George County, at 804-722-8607 or jnlipford@princegeorgecountyva.gov.