GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - The 2013 JUCO World Series kicks off this Saturday, May 25th, but prior to the first game, there are a few great events to attend!
JUCO Youth Clinic:
On Thursday, the 1th annual JUCO Clinic open to boys and girls ages 12 and under will take place at Suplizio Field. The free event will be from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.
Kids will have the opportunity to meet players and coaches, learn the tircks of the trade, and even pitch on the game mound against the radar gun. A free t-shirt is included.
JUCO Pre-tournament Banquet:
On Friday, at 7:00 PM, the 2013 JUCO Pre-tournament Banquet will be held at Two Rivers Convention Center. Sports writer Rob Miech will be the keynote speaker.
Tickets are $40 each, available at the JUCO headquarters inside Clarion Inn. The Clarion will only be open this Thursday from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Remaining tickets will be sold at the doors just prior to the event.
General admission single game tickets can be purchased at the gate for $8.
Those wanting to attend all 19 games can purchase a tournament pass at the gate or online. The passes range from $25-$35. Kids 5 and under are free. Passes can be purchased at City Market, B&H Sports, Alpine Banks, JUCO Office Home Loan Building (4th and Rood Ave.), Chamber of Commerce (4th and Grand Ave.), and Monumental Events.