PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – Visit Panama City Beach announced a four-year partnership with the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) and the National Club Softball Association (NCSA), divisions of the Federation of Collegiate Club Sports Leagues, at the Panama City Beach Sports Complex in 2021.
The Swing into Spring event is scheduled in Panama City Beach for February or March with an estimated 70 club baseball and softball teams practicing and playing as they prepare for the National Federation of Collegiate Club Sports Leagues conference season.
“The NCBA and the NCSA can’t wait for 2021 to get on the field for the Swing into Spring–Panama City Beach event and play ball at the PCB Sports Complex,” said CEO and president of CollClubSports, Sandy Sanderson. “We can’t help but feel like this state-of-the-art complex is our new March home away from home and we look forward to bringing our collegiate club baseball and softball teams to town to enjoy all that the Panama City Beach community has to offer.”
Schools participating include: Ohio State University, Penn State University, University of Iowa, Indiana University, Purdue University, University of Wisconsin, University of Illinois, Northwestern University, University of Missouri, Iowa State University, University of Massachusetts, Boston University, University of Pittsburg, Virginia Tech, University of Central Florida and the University of Florida.
“Swing into Spring–Panama City Beach is an incredible new addition to the PCB Sports Complex’s schedule, and we are excited to host CollClubSports and their players in our world-class destination,” said Jamie Cox, general manager for the Panama City Beach Sports Complex.
The college club baseball and softball training event will extend for several weeks with a total of 160 games. According to the National Federation of Collegiate Club Sports Leagues, 1,000 hotel rooms will be occupied in Panama City Beach each week during the event.