The Great Bend Recreation Commission is hosting the National Baseball Congress 11-and-under Tournament, starting today.
The tournament, which runs through Sunday, opens with pool play tonight at 6 at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
There competition boasts 18 teams in six pools.
The top 12 teams will advance to the championship bracket. The other six teams will play in a consolation bracket.
Bracket play starts on Saturday night.
The quarterfinals, semifinals and championship games will be played on Sunday, along with the consolation semifinals and final games.
NATIONAL BASEBALL CONGRESS
11-and-under State Tournament
At Great Bend
Great Bend Sports Complex
Pool play schedule
Wichita Rebels vs. Salina Nitro, 6 p.m.
Rangers Academy vs. Barton Bandits, 8 p.m.
Arkansas City vs. Rattlers Baseball Club, 6 p.m.
Hays Expos vs. Hutchinson Junior Monarchs, 8 p.m.
Pratt Outlaws vs. Manhattan Titans, 6 p.m.
Wichita Astros vs. Hays Predators, 8 p.m.
Shawnee Braves vs. Manhattan Titans, 10 a.m.
Hays Predators vs. NE Cardinals, noon
Wichita Rebels vs. Wichita Grays, 2 p.m.
Rangers Academy vs. Derby Grizz, 4 p.m.
Wichita Hawks vs. Rattlers Baseball Club, 10 a.m.
Orioles vs. Hutchinson Junior Monarchs, noon
Pratt Outlaws vs. Shawnee Braves, 2 p.m.
Wichita Astros vs. NE Cardinals, 4 p.m.
Wichita Grays vs. Salina Nitro, 10 a.m.
Barton Bandits vs. Derby Grizz, noon
Arkansas City vs. Wichita Hawks, 2 p.m.
Hays Expos vs. Orioles, 4 p.m.