Tournament Time! GACF Softball Tournament 2019

We are preparing for the 5th annual GACF Coed Softball Tournament, which will be held Saturday, September 14, 2019, in Walnut, Kansas.

If you’ve never made it out to this event, we invite you to attend. It’s a great time! Plus, tournament proceeds go toward GACF grants, furthering our mission of “Preserving Traditions for Those Who Follow.” Since 2012, GACF has awarded over $135,984 in grants to local organizations, ensuring our progress stays at home.

The Girard Area Community Foundation sincerely thanks you all for your support!

What You Need To Know


  • Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
  • Location: Walnut, Kansas softball field
  • Cost: $150 per team
  • Rules:
    • Double elimination
    • Walnut Softball League rules and regulations apply
    • 5 guy/5 girl minimum
    • Bring your own softballs (44-375 core)
    • Start with a 1-1 count
  • Prizes: Shirts and trophy to the winner
  • How to Register: Contact us
  • Sponsorships available!

Information for Sponsors

This tournament will be a great advertising venue for your business! On average, each team has 15 to 20 players, plus their family and friends.


Each sponsor will have its name listed in accordance with its sponsorship level in Hometown Girard newspaper after the event. Proceeds from this event benefit GACF, ensuring your money is used for local grants and keeping your money here: “Preserving traditions for those that follow!”

Home Run Sponsorship ($295)

  • FOR NEW SPONSORS: Includes a large 4′ by 8′ banner lining the outfield fence with your logo and phone number. You get to keep your banner after the event!
  • Business name and number on the back of the shirts given to the winners.
  • Dugout banner listing business sponsorships and donations.
  • Thank-you ad in Hometown Girard newspaper.
  • Hometown Girard Facebook mention

Triple Sponsorship ($250)

  • FOR RETURNING SPONSORS WITH BANNERS: Sponsor-provided banner, using banner from last year or any 4′ by 8′-sized banner.
  • Includes all the Home Run advertising opportunities other than a new banner.
  • Did you sponsor this tournament last year? Do you have a banner? This is your level!

Double Sponsorship ($195)

  • Large 4′ by 8′ banner lining the outfield fence plus dugout banner.

Single Sponsorship ($75)

  • Dugout banner listing sponsorship/donations

Update: Thank You, Sponsors!

GACF is thankful to the following sponsors. You make these events come to life and are truly appreciated!


Home Run/Triple Sponsors

  • Sam’s Club
  • Wutke Family
  • Ag Choice, Hepler
  • Farmers Bank
  • Watco
  • Craw-Kan
  • Bradshaw Collision
  • GNBank
  • Paoni Dental
  • Mathis Drug Store
  • Mag-Lab
  • Peterson Anesthesia
  • Producers Cooperative
  • Heartland REC
  • Girard Medical Center Foundation

Double Sponsors

  • Farm Bureau Girard
  • James Shetlar Law Firm
  • American Family, Jenny Collins
  • Lucky’s Libations
  • Derailed Commodity Flooring & Furniture
  • Girard Animal Hospital

Single Sponsors

  • Crawford County Lumber
  • Medicalodges
  • Westridge Assisted Living
  • Grow Green Farms LLC
  • Opies Pizza
  • Community National Bank & Trust