Hometown Teams: Tailgating and Community Softball Game in Bamberg!

The Bamberg County Hometown Teams Committee will present a special Tailgating and Community Softball Game on Saturday, March 28, 2015 as part of their tour of the traveling Smithsonian exhibit Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America.

Saturday, March 28, 2015
County-wide Softball Game and Tailgating, Featuring County Firefighters
Location: Ness Sports Complex, Bamberg, SC
10:00 AM – Tailgating Competition Contestants may enter, set up, and begin to cook.
1:30 PM – Gates Open and Peoples’ Choice and Food Judging Begins
3:00 — The Bamberg County Fire Service members will face each other in a hotly contested match. Come cheer your favorite fire fighters to victory! Flame Throwers Vs. Fire Devils

You may win bragging rights when the judges award you the Finest Food Trophy for your ‘Best in the World Burgers’ or ‘Champion Chicken,’ or you may take home a Peoples’ Choice Award as the ‘Fan Favorite’ (for sporting the most loyal attire), ‘Team Loyalty’ (for creating the tailgating that shows      the best devotion (and most tents, chairs, coolers, tableware, etc.) to your team, or ‘Top Tailgater’ for the best overall tailgating presentation.
Please call Eva Manigault at 803-245-4319 or 803-539-5698 to register for the Tailgating Contest.

The Hometown Teams exhibit will also be on display at the Parish Hall at Christ Church Episcopal on Saturday, March 28 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Cindy at 803-793-5822.

For more information about the statewide tour of Hometown Teams, please contact T.J. Wallace at 803-771-2477.

Hometown Teams has been made possible in South Carolina by SC Humanities. Hometown Teams is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and state humanities councils nationwide. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress.


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In South Carolina, SC Humanities has received additional support for the Hometown Teams project from South State Bank (Georgetown site); The Foothills Community Foundation (Belton site);  The Jolley Foundation (Slater site); and The Broad River Electric Cooperative (Gaffney site).

To find out more about supporting Hometown Teams in South Carolina, please contact T.J. Wallace at 803-771-2477.


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