Bonanza Valley Days SPORTS update (VIDEO)
Article updated on July 8!
July 1, 2021
Here's a summary of information for the various Bonanza Valley Days sports offerings for the BVD weekend in Brooten: July 8 to July 11. *This article was updated on Wednesday, July 7.
BVD Men's Softball
The BVD men's slowpitch softball tournament had nine teams signed up as of July 2. Matt Schmitz is the coordinator. The tournament is on Saturday, July 10 starting at 9 a.m. at the city park on the west side of town. *Update: as of Tuesday night, July 6, the softball tournament has 10 teams signed up for it. That is great! **UPDATE: the men's softball tournament has 10 teams as of Wednesday night, July 7.
BVD Sand Volleyball
The BVD Sand Volleyball tournament had six teams signed up as of the morning of July 5. To sign up, you can call the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper office at 320-346-2400. The goal is to have an eight-team tournament, but that can be flexible. The good news is that the forecast calls for more reasonable temperatures than what this week is starting out with (July 4-5)! Cost: the sand volleyball tournament cost is $60 per team with proceeds beyond the payouts going to the B-B-E Blaze Junior Olympics volleyball program. Payouts are tentatively set to go to the upper bracket and lower bracket in a fashion yet to be determined. *Update: as of Wednesday , July 7, the official list has seven teams on it.
BVD Bean Bag Tournament
The BVD Bean Bag Tournament is planned with a 50 person maximum, or 25 teams. To register, be at downtown Brooten by City Hall at 5 p.m., and registration will take place from 5 to 5:30 p.m. with a cost of $10 per person ($20/team). It is sponsored by Rustic Stables Stylists, The Voice and Murphey's Printing. The tournament starts at 5:30 p.m on main street Brooten.
The BVD Walk/Run is on Saturday, July 10 at 8:30 a.m. whose proceeds help support the B-B-E Jaguars wrestling program. The Walk/Run will start promptly at 8:30 a.m. at the parking lot of St. Donatus Catholic church along Roe Street and Eastern Avenue. The cost is $15 per person, and registration can take place on site before it starts. The form required to fill out is not that long.
Also, more information will be added here soon regarding the Gary Fauskee Scholarship Golf tournament. That starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 10 at Prairie View Community Golf Course with registration opening up at noon. Entry fee is $40 to include the golfing fee, half a cart and a scholarship contribution. As of Thursday, July 8 in the morning, the golf tournament has 11 teams signed up.
Also, the BVD Youth Baseball tournament is set with eight teams in the 10-U and 12-U brackets. It starts at 8:30 a.m. in both Brooten (10-U) and Belgrade (12-U).
*This web article will be re-posted on July 8 under the new set of web stories on this website.