FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 8, 2021
CVB Contact: Scott Bruscato
Best on the Bayou Classic at Ouachita Sportsplex February 12-14
Monroe, LA – The Best on the Bayou Classic will be held February 12-14 at the Ouachita
Sportsplex. The event is expected to bring an economic impact of over $200,000 to Ouachita
Parish. Six teams will be represented at the Best on the Bayou Classic Softball Tournament – The
University of Louisiana at Monroe, Louisiana Tech University, University of Arkansas,
Oklahoma State University, Lipscomb University, and Jacksonville State University.
February 12-14 is the opening weekend for NCAA Softball.
“Discover Monroe-West Monroe is looking forward to forging a long-term relationship with ULM
Softball and creating a top-shelf college softball tournament in our community. Our
partnership with ULM Softball will provide a unique opportunity for our community to see
great softball at the recently opened Ouachita Sportsplex. Don’t miss this chance to see
teams from the SEC, Big 12, Sunbelt Conference, and Conference USA play in our local
venues” said Scott Bruscato, Discover Monroe-West Monroe Senior Vice President of Sales. “We
welcome all college softball fans to come out and support 1st Annual Best on the Bayou
collegiate softball tournament.”
Admission is $10 a day or $25 for a weekend pass. All games will be played at the Ouachita Sportsplex at 710 Holland Drive, Monroe, LA 71203. Click here to view the tournament schedule. For more information contact Scott Bruscato at 318.387.5691.
Discover Monroe-West Monroe promotes Ouachita Parish as a destination for leisure travel,
conventions, meetings, and sporting events creating a positive economic impact for our local community through increased visitor spending and sales tax collections. For more information about Discover Monroe-West Monroe, visit www.monroe-westmonroe.org. Economic impact information was determined by Destination International’s Event Impact Calculator.
This tool measures the economic value of an event and calculates its return on investment to local taxes.