Loudoun County is proud to host the 2013 13 - 15 Year-Old Babe Ruth World Series.
This is a prestigious honor for the county and for the Commonwealth of Virginia!
Loudoun County, located 25 miles west of Washington DC and stretching to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia is the envy of many communities. Dulles International Airport, serving the growing number of businesses and leisure travelers is located in the eastern part of the county along with an impressive number of major commercial enterprises. The county’s western areas maintain much of the rural landscape of years gone by.
While in Loudoun you can take a thrilling rafting trip down the Potomac River, play an afternoon of perfect golf, take a dip in one of the area water parks, hike in a nature preserve or enjoy a day of wine tasting in Virginia’s Wine Country. Loudoun also offers an array of cultural amenities including rich, agricultural past showcased at the Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum. The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center features favorites like the SR-20 Blackbird, the Concorde and the Space Shuttle Discovery.
Visitors to Loudoun can choose from a variety of hotels, resorts and B&B’s to accommodate a wide range of tastes and budgets. Loudoun has many well-known chain restaurants as well as an abundance of restaurants that feature local cuisine. And shoppers can “shop till they drop” at the Dulles Town Center Mall, Antiques stores, Leesburg Premium Outlets, specialty shops and boutiques.
The 2013 tournament represents the sixth time that Loudoun has been selected to host a Babe Ruth World Series. The site for this year’s event, Fireman Field is a community baseball park bordered by 100 ft. high oak trees built in the 1940’s for Purcellville’s baseball community at a time when towns all across America had their own baseball team. Fireman’s Field has played, and will continue to play a vital role in the community for years to come.
Loudoun County extends the warmest of welcome to all players, coaches, umpires, family members, fans and media representatives to the 2013 Babe Ruth Baseball 13 – 15 year-old World Series.