Experience Waterloo & Cedar Valley Sports Commission Named Presenting Sponsors of All-Star Game
Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks are pleased to announce a partnership with Experience Waterloo and the Cedar Valley Sports Commission as the presenting sponsors of the 2019 Northwoods League All-Star Game. The game, which will be held on July 16, will return to Waterloo for the first time since 1996 and will be played at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium.
“We are excited to be teaming up with Experience Waterloo and the Cedar Valley Sports Commission to showcase what Waterloo and the entire Cedar Valley area has to offer for so many visitors,” said Bucks general manager Dan Corbin. “The Bucks are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the best players from the world’s largest organized baseball league to Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium with the backing of Experience Waterloo and the Cedar Valley Sports Commission.”
The Northwoods League All-Star Game brings together the top talent from across the League as voted on by League coaches and media, with the best of the Great Plains Division facing off against the best of the Great Lakes Division. Details of the annual event, which includes a banquet honoring the All-Star players from across the Northwoods League, Home Run Derby, and the Game itself, will be released in coming weeks. Individual All-Star Game tickets will go on sale in May.
About Experience Waterloo
Experience Waterloo is here to help you. Visitors. Residents. Partners. We’re your go-to resource for information about Waterloo. We love our city and it shows. Contact us or stop by and say hello. We’d be happy to assist you or answer any questions you may have. http://www.experiencewaterloo.com/
About Cedar Valley Sports Commission
The mission of the Cedar Valley Sports Commission is to create, attract and grow sporting events that will have a positive impact on the economy and quality of life in the entire Cedar Valley and to market the Cedar Valley as a premier destination for these events. http://www.cedarvalleysports.org/
All Bucks home games are played at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium which will host the 2019 Northwoods League All-Star Game. The ballpark welcomed a new state of the art video board in 2016 thanks to a matching grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association. Team ownership has invested more than $300,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, kids zone inflatables, and concessions equipment. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com or utilizing the Northwoods League Mobile App.
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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 26th 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 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bucks as your favorite team.