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Northwoods League Announces 2021 Season Schedule

Northwoods League Announces 2021 Schedule

Eau Claire, Wis. – The Northwoods League announced today the game schedule for the 2021 season. The Eau Claire Express will begin their 16th season at home on Monday, May 31st for one game against the Rochester Honkers before hitting the road. The Express will then return home to host the Mankato Moondogs on Friday, June 4th. Each of the first two home games will feature a postgame fireworks display with the first pitch taking place at 7:05.

Eau Claire will play their entire 2021 regular season within the Great Plains Division, taking on opponents from both the Great Plains East and West. The 72-game regular season will conclude on Sunday, August 14th, with the Express on the road versus Willmar Stingers. However, the final regular-season home game will be played at Carson Park as the Express welcome the Waterloo Bucks for a 2:05 matinee.

The league will feature two scouting events for the players again this season with the All-Star Game taking place Tuesday, July 20th, and will be hosted by the Mankato Moondogs. The Major League Showcase taking place on Tuesday, August 3rd, at the Copeland Park in La Crosse, Wis.

The Express regular-season schedule notably includes six Friday home games, all slated to feature fireworks, and five Saturday home games. The Eau Claire Express will host the Willmar Stingers on the Fourth of July, starting at 5:35, preceding the City of Eau Claire’s fireworks show at the park. Figuring to return in 2021 are the ever-exciting ZOOperstars!, Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act, Something Ridiculous, and numerous other acts and giveaways. The entire Eau Claire Express promotional schedule will be released this spring.

Eau Claire’s home schedule will feature start times detailed below.

  • Sunday Home Games – 2:05 p.m.
      • Exception:
        • July 4- 5:35 p.m.
    • Monday – Thursday Home Games – 6:35 p.m.
      • Exception:
        • May 31- 7:05 p.m.
        • June 23 – 11:35 a.m. and 6:35 p.m. (Doubleheader)
      • Friday Home Games – 7:05 p.m.
      • Saturday Home Games – 6:35 p.m.

Season tickets, group outings and Kwik Trip Round-Trip Membership plans are now on sale at the Express office. Kwik Trip Round-Trip Memberships are the best way to take in a game at Carson Park. Now including 5-game, 10-game, and full-season membership plans, with the ability to transfer dates and tickets, it is now easier than ever to find the plan that works for you. With the best games and promotions, exclusive giveaways, all-you-can-eat food and drink, and now with year-round perks, there is no better time to join the club.

Kwik Trip 5-game members will have their choice of plans, while 10-game plan membership dates include both ‘Plan A’ and ‘Plan B’ dates. The Kwik Trip Round-Trip dates are included below:

  • 5-Game Plan A
    • Friday, June 4th
    • Friday, June 18th
    • Sunday, July 4th
    • Friday, July 16th
    • Friday, August 6th
  • 5-Game Plan B
    • Monday, May 31th
    • Thursday, June 24th
    • Thursday, July 15th
    • Wednesday, August 4th
    • Sunday, August 8th

Kwik Trip Round-Trip Memberships are available online or by calling 715-839-7788 and start at $55. Single-game tickets and general admission tickets will go on sale at a later date.

 

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The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 245 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.