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Leagues and Tournaments

Veterans Park District offers basketball, softball, and volleyball leagues for adults. For current schedules, click arrow here.

The annual Veterans Park District Softball and Bocce Tournaments are held at Bulger Park. This four day event brings in thirty softball teams and at least twelve bocce teams.

Men’s 16” & Co-ed 14” Annual Softball  Tournaments

Annual Softball Tournaments: Thursday, July 30 – Sunday, Aug. 2

Veterans Park District will host its Annual Softball Tournament at Bulger Park, 1601 Hirsch St., Melrose Park. We are looking for Men's 16" and Co-ed 14" softball teams to participate in each tournament. Team spots fill up fast for this yearly event so register your team now and don't miss this action-packed weekend of softball, food and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic).
• A deposit is required to hold your spot or you can pay the fee in full.
• Registration will be taken throughout the spring and early summer.
• Monetary prizes and trophies will be awarded to all winning teams of each tournament. Game times to be announced.
Captains Meeting: Bulger Park, 1601 Hirsch St., Melrose Park Men's: 7 p.m., Thursday, July 16 Co-ed: 8 p.m., Thursday, July 16 Non Refundable Deposit: $100 (applied towards balance)


Fee: $200 (Must be in by date of captain's meeting)
Late Fee: $50 will be assessed to any team that has not paid the full tournament fee by the Captain's Meeting on Thursday, July 16. Any team incurring a late fee must pay the entire tournament fee (including the late fee) by 10 p.m. Friday, July 24.

Visit our Tournament Concessions open from:

6 p.m. Thursday & Friday • 8 a.m. Saturday & Sunday
Italian sausage and peppers, rice balls, chicken sandwiches, quarter-pound hamburgers. Cold beer served at the Beer Truck and Wake up to Bloody Beers on Saturday & Sunday.

LIVE entertainment on Saturday, August 1:
R-Gang will perform at 7.30 p.m.

Check out our vendor lane for one of a kind wearables, athletic shoes, crafts
and jewelry.

Bocce Ball Tournament: Saturday, Aug. 1– Sunday, Aug. 2 • 11a.m.
at Bocce courts off Lemoyne Street

Join Veterans Park District as we celebrate the tradition of bocce ball, a game that can be enjoyed by all ages. Sign up your team for the 2015 Tournament now! There must be two players on a team. Court times will be assigned the day of the tournament. Start time is at noon; match times to be announced. Preregistration required. We average over 12 teams each year!

For more information or to register, contact Roy Rodriguez
at (708) 343-5270.