World Wiffle Ball Championship Returning To Midlothian
By Andy Ritter published March 08, 2022
Olympia Fields, Ill. – (February 28, 2022) The 43rd World Wiffle® Ball Championship is returning to Memorial Park in Midlothian on July 16-17, 2022.
“We’re excited to gear up for this year’s Championship at Memorial Park in Midlothian. We can’t wait to see old and new Wifflers alike this summer come together to beat some plastic,” said Mike Baniak, Commissioner of the World Wiffle® Ball Championship.
Registration is now open for the 2022 event at https://worldwiffleball.org/entry/. Players of all ages are eligible to comprise teams of four or five players. The registration fee is $149 and includes a WWBC t-shirt for each rostered player.
Each team will play four round-robin games on Saturday, July 16. Qualifying teams will then play in a single-elimination tournament on Sunday, July 17.
More than 50 teams competed in the 2021 World Wiffle® Ball Championship, with players from nine different states participating. Proceeds from the 2022 championship will benefit South Suburban Humane Society. Since 2018, over $10,000 has been raised by the event to help animals in need.
“We are delighted to welcome the World Wiffle® Ball Championship back to the Chicago Southland,” said Jim Garrett, President/CEO of the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau. “This is such a fun event, not only for players, but for the fans as well!”
For complete rules and more information visit WorldWiffleBall.org. #WiffleBall #WWBC2022
The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination management and marketing organization for Chicago’s 62 south and southwest suburbs. The Chicago Southland CVB nationally markets and sells the Chicago Southland region as a destination for meetings and conventions, group tour, sports events and leisure travel. For more information, go to VisitChicagoSouthland.com.