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USA Softball Women's National Team to hold training camp in Lakeland, and you can attend for free

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-20 07:11:27-05

LAKELAND, Fla. — The 2020 USA Softball Women's National Team will be holding a training camp in Lakeland in February.

The camp will be held at the Barnett Athletic Complex, home of the Florida Southern College softball program.

It will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on February 1. Fans can attend for free, but there is limited room.

You will need to register for a pass here if you'd like to attend.

The camp is happening before the state of the "State Beside Her" tour, which is a series of competitions and training opportunities for the team as they get ready for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

“I want to thank Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing and Florida Southern College for helping us kick off the ‘Stand Beside Her’ tour,” said WNT Head Coach, Ken Eriksen. “The training is a big part of our preparation and for communities such as Polk County to get behind this team is a huge commitment.”

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“While this isn’t the first Olympic team to train in Polk County, we’re proud to be the first stop on the Stand Beside Her Tour to Tokyo,” said Director of Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM), Mark Jackson. “We worked long and hard to recruit the team to Polk, where softball is an institution on the club, high school and college level.”