MANASSAS, VIRGINIA - The old song went on to say "where the corn and taters grow." Today some of those corn fields are sprouting new state-of-the-art softball fields and the welcome mat is out for the players to come experience Virginia hospitality. From the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains at the Roanoke Valley to historic Manassas and Prince William County to the shining sea at Virginia Beach, senior softball will dominate much of the sports scene in 2008. The 7th ISF Senior World Cup, 14th ISSA World Championships and ISSA Winter Nationals will be held in the Commonwealth this year and senior teams from across the United States and around the World are invited to participate.
The ISF Senior World Cup will be held on June 20-22 in the Roanoke Valley in southwestern Virginia. The City of Salem and the surrounding jurisdictions have combined forces to host this premier senior softball event. The City of Champions has long been a favorite destination for softball players of all ages and now seniors will get to experience this venue for the first time.
On August 15-17 the ISSA World Championships will return to Manassas and Prince William County for the fourteenth time. The event this year will mark the twentieth world-class senior softball event held there which has earned the title of SENIOR SOFTBALL CAPITAL OF THE WORLD.
The ISSA Winter Nationals will be held on October 3-5at the City of Virginia Beach. With some outstanding new softball facilities and a world-class beach resort community, this event will undoubtedly become a favorite for masters and senior players and their wives.