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Wiffle Ball: Big Wiff tournament Aug. 16

The third annual Big Wiff Wiffle Ball tournament will take place at Mills Field on Aug. 16.

The tournament benefits the Brainerd Lakes Miracle field. Proceeds will help fund various amenities at the Miracle League field and also go toward the planned all-inclusive playground next to the field at Bane Park.

Wiffle Ball teams of three to five players will play a round-robin tournament, beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 16. Winner of the Brainerd tournament will advance to the championship game scheduled at noon Aug. 17 at the Woodbury Miracle League location.

Register your team by going to Registration deadline is Aug. 13. All equipment is provided for participating teams.

There is no baserunning. Imaginary on-base runners advance as the hitter does. Hits are determined by the distance the ball travels from home plate. Outs are made by catching a fly ball, or any combination of two foul balls or two strikes. Pitchers throw from 42 feet from home plate.