JUCO World SeriesEdit
Grand Junction, Colorado is home to the Junior College World Series (JUCO) held annually at Suplizio Field. This is one of the nation’s longest participating baseball tournaments. Grand Junction began hosting JUCO in 1959.
This year there are several teams that are invited to participate in the JUCO World Series. At this point these are the current standings for the teams in the top 20.
#1 Chattanooga St. (Tenn.) #2 New Mexico J.C. #3 Walter State (Tenn.) #4 Cochise (Ariz.) #5 Palm Beach (Fla.) #6 Gordon (Ga.) #7 Connors State (Okla.) #8 Spartanburg Methodist (S.C.) #9 John A. Logan (III) #10 Butler (Kan.) #11 Wallace State (Ala.) #12 Texarkana (Texas) tied with the C.C. of Southern Union St. (Ala.) and tied with Fort Smith (Ark.) #13 Cowley Co. (Kan.) #14 Middle Ga. College tied with Odessa (Texas) #15 St. Petersburg (Fla.) tied with Temple (Texas)</nowiki>
Other teams also receiving votes are Chandlar-Gilbert (Ariz.), Community College 1, San Jacinto (Texas), and College-North 1.
A few of these teams have been invited to play at JUCO before and some will be new comers. On Memorial Day, at night after the game, the crowd wil be treated to one of the best fireworks shows in the area.