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Riptide welcomes Team Venezuela

June 27, 2005 - National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) - New England Riptide News Release

The New England Riptide is pleased to welcome the National Team of Venezuela this week, for a four-game series beginning on Wednesday June 29 and ending on Saturday July 2. All games begin at 7:05pm. Join us for a unique opportunity to see international softball, right in the Lowell/Greater Boston area.

Team Venezuela is the dominant team in Latin America, and in 2003 won the Pan Am Games. They narrowly missed an Olympic berth in 2004, losing out to Canada for the final American spot.

Special Events During the Riptide/Venezuela Series

To make things even more fun, there are some special nights during the series:

Wednesday, June 29: REPORT CARD DAY--The Riptide honors scholastic all-stars. Any middle school or high school student who brings his or her 4th quarter report card showing at least 3 A's in major academic subjects will be admitted FREE!

Thursday, June 30: TRIVIA NIGHT--Answer questions about Venezuela, softball, and maybe some other subjects thrown in, and have a chance to win a JUGS Soft Toss Machine and other prizes.

Friday, July 1: FREE HOT DOG NIGHT--Spend a fun Friday night at the ballpark and enjoy a free hot dog on us!

Saturday, July 2: TWINS DAY--Natural twins, or those who come dressed as twins, will be admitted for a reduced ticket price of just $5 each.

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