Fort Dodge Awarded State Softball Tournament Through 2020
The city of Fort Dodge will continue to be the host of the girls state softball tournament through 2020. Lori Branderhorst, director of the city's parks, recreation, and forestry department, says the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union voted to keep the tournament in Fort Dodge for the next six years. Branderhorst says the city has established and maintained excellent relationships with the union to keep the tournament in town:
The year 2020 will mark the 50th consecutive year that Fort Dodge has hosted the state softball tournament. This year's tournament will be held July 21 through the 25.