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USSSA East Receives the Loudoun Tourism Event of the Year Award

USSSA East - Thursday, May 5, 2022
USSSA East Receives the Loudoun Tourism Event of the Year Award


USSSA East receives the Loudoun Tourism Event of the Year Award

The 2021 USSSA C Eastern National Championships were recognized for their positive impact on the Loudoun County, VA. community and positive promotion of the region to visitors.

Loudoun County, VA — May 5, 2022 , 2022 Annual Meeting and Tourism Awards, hosted by Visit Loudoun, USSSA East was awarded the Tourism Event of the Year for their 2022 C Eastern National Championships. This award recognizes an event with significant community support and partnership, attracting visitors to Loudoun County and/or its incorporated towns. The President and CEO of Visit Loudoun, Beth Erickson, presented the award to Andrew Wisk of USSSA East, stating the 2021 USSSA C Eastern National four-day event resulted in visitors “coming from more than ten states and as far away as Indiana, Ohio, New York and Connecticut. Loudoun welcomed 116 teams in July 2021 with an Opening Celebration, a Parade of Teams with 2,000 athletes, and a ribbon cutting by Chair Phyllis Randall and Supervisor Kristen Umstattd.”

USSSA East has partnered with Visit Loudoun for this event annually since 2016, except for 2020, due to COVID-19 restrictions. “We are delighted to receive this reward,” said Program Operations Director for USSSA East, Andrew Wisk. “The collaboration between USSSA East and Visit Loudoun has resulted in an annual event that is a highlight for hundreds of youth softball teams ranging in age from 10U to 18U from around the country. We look to continuing this partnership at this year’s C Eastern Nationals.”

2022 C Eastern National Championships

The 2022 C Eastern National Championships begin on July 13, 2022, with an Opening Ceremony at Segra Fields in Leesburg, Virginia. Additional general event information may be found on the Visit Loudoun event webpage.  Teams interested in registering for this year’s Eastern National Championships can visit the  USSSA East website at usssa1.com.

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