Chipola College to Host Select Baseball Showcase

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MARIANNA—Chipola College’s annual Select Baseball Showcase, is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Chipola field.

The event is open to all high school juniors or seniors who are current members of a varsity baseball team.

Chipola head coach Jeff Johnson says, “This is a great opportunity for players to showcase their skills and to gain national exposure while being evaluated by JUCO and Division 1 coaches, as well as professional scouts.” Johnson says he is expecting from 50 to 100 pro and college scouts to attend.

The Showcase will be in a pro-style setup with two different time slots players can choose to attend.

The showcase is by invitation only by high school coaches, summer league coaches, Chipola coaches, other college coaches and/or professional scouts.

Registration deadline is Sept. 19. Participants must provide proof of insurance and sign a waiver of liability. Cost is $125.

Check-in opens at 8 a.m. on Sept. 21. The event will continue rain or shine with indoor facilities available. Players should wear baseball pants and bring their own bats, spikes, gloves, hats and protective cups.

Chipola College in located in Marianna, Florida, 70 miles west of Tallahassee and 30 minutes south of Dothan. The physical address of the baseball complex is 4500 Longhouse Court, Marianna, FL.

For information, call coach Jeff Johnson at 850-718-2332, or visit

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