CHIPOLA BASEBALL ALUMNI WEEKEND IS FEB. 3-4
MARIANNA - Major League Baseball stars and dozens of other former Chipola College players are expected to return to their alma mater for the annual Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend Feb. 3-4.
The weekend will include live college baseball action, a Homerun Derby, great food and the chance to rub elbows with the pros.
The Chipola Indians play three games during the weekend: Friday, Feb. 3, Walter State at 10:00 a.m. and San Jacinto at 12:30 p.m. The Indians play San Jacinto on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. An Alumni Dinner and Auction is set for Friday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Ag Center. Big-leaguers have donated thousands in memorabilia for the auction. Tickets are $100, with table sponsorships available for $1,000. Sponsors earn recognition at the dinner, 8 dinner tickets, 4 HR Derby Field Passes. Other sponsorship opportunities are available.
A full day of activities is set for Saturday, Feb. 4, at Chipola Field. Passes to the day's events are $10 per person for all ages. An Alumni Homerun Derby starts at 12:30 p.m