Opportunity Knocks 8th OK Classic Softball Tournament
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The Opportunity Knocks Classic is a one day, 20 team, co-ed, 14-inch, charity softball tournament in benefit of the Warriors at Opportunity Knocks, a non-profit organization serving individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
First pitch at 7:30 a.m. and games continue all day with the championship game played at 9 p.m.
A family friendly event includes many activities including the the KG Kids's Fun Zone and the Backyard Games Zone. There will be live music and a Restaurant War cooking competition at 1:30 p.m.
, both open from 0am - 6:00 pm. Live music will be performed during the day starting at noon and we will be showing all of the top college football games on the big screen in the tent. Featured at mid-day this year, will be the first ever Showdown at the OK Corral, where the OK Warriors will square off against the WSSRA Bobcats in an exhibition softball game. We are inviting the whole community to come out and join us to support these young people as they showcase their softball skills. The game will begin at 12:00pm. Also, new this year, OK will be hosting its first annual Restaurant Wars beginning at 1:30 pm in the fest area. Five local chefs will be paired with one Warrior and pitted against one another in?? this all new cooking competition. Come see which chef?-Warrior team will win the ultimate bragging rights. ?General entry to the event is free. Food and beverage tickets will be on sale on site. Vendors include Alpine Sub Shop, Original Ferrara Bakery, Maria's Mexican Restaurant, Skrine Chops, Big Guys Sausage Stand, Roeser's Bakery, Aspire Coffeeworks,? Lagunitas Brewing Company? and Deep Eddy Vodka. To find out more about this event please visit www.theokclassi?c.com.? We are also looking for volunteers to help staff the event, so please visit the event site to learn more if interested.? Anyone interested in learning more about Opportunity Knocks and how to get involved can call 708-771-6159 ext. 204 or check out our website at www.opportunityknocksnow.org.