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Women's College Softball Military Appreciation Tournament


Troutville, VA – The Botetourt Sports Complex is pleased to announce the 6th annual Military Appreciation Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5th. The tournament welcomes softball teams from regional colleges and universities to compete against each other and to help raise money for a military-based charity. Seven teams will play in this year’s event: James Madison, Liberty, Radford, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Richard Bland, and Roanoke College.

A ceremony honoring our veterans will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Game times will be at noon and 2:30 p.m. Saturday for all teams. On Sunday, game times will be noon and 2:30 plus a single game at 5 p.m. Admission to the games is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for youths. In addition to the proceeds from the admission charge, donations will be accepted to support Military Family Support Centers, Inc.

A schedule of the games is below.



Field 2

Field 3

Field 4

12:00 p.m.

Liberty/Richard Bland

VT/James Madison


2:30 p.m.

Liberty/James Madison

UVA/Richard Bland







Field 2

Field 3

Field 4

12:00 p.m.

Richard Bland/Radford


James Madison/UVA

2:30 p.m.

Richard Bland/VT



5:00 p.m.


James Madison/Roanoke

















  • From I-81/Exit 150, take U. S. Route 220 North towards Fincastle.
  • Go 1.7 miles, turn left at the stoplight onto Catawba Road (Route 779).
  • Go 1.8 miles and turn right onto Etzler Road (Route 672).
  • Go 0.8 mile and look for signs to Recreation Park at Greenfield and the Botetourt Sports Complex on the right.

For additional information, visit the Botetourt Sports Complex website at



For more information, contact

Jim Farmer, Sports Complex Manager

(540) 992-0011