Lost 2 of our softball family

Jul 06, 2022 ·   General

Men, it is with tears in my eyes and a huge lump in my throat that I tell you that we lost a great friend today.  Carlton Benton, our USA representative, passed away this morning.  He has been my friend for almost 50 years.  When I became Chairman of this FHC group, I quickly switched over to Carlton and the USA office because of my great trust in him.  I just talked to his daughter Natalie, and she will get the "celebration information" to us as she plans it.  I do not know who will take over his position.  N ...



Chairman's Notes - June 2022

Jun 29, 2022 ·   Chairman's Notes

Managers, can you believe that it is almost July?  We have 6 months to go in 2022.  Could you imagine saying that back in the year 2000?  Not me either.  I have a few things for you:   It is absolutely imperative that all of you Managers do a good job of communicating with your Players and Team followers.  I will address that momentarily.  In the last tournament we had bad weather on Saturday afternoon and lost a few games so we decided to go to 'shortened games' to get Sunday's schedule in and hopefull ...



Hotels for remainder of 2022

Jun 22, 2022 ·   Hotels

Below is a list of the hotels we currently contracted with through the end of 2022 FOR ALL OUR TOURNAMENTS. By September 1st, a full list of hotels and room block size will be listed for 2023 hotels. Please feel free to start booking your 2023 hotels starting September.  Please Understand:  Hotels only have to honor the contracted rooms, as it is in their complete discretion if they add to the block. The sooner we fill up the rooms, the more chance of them increasing the block. If you book a block of rooms, and then drop 72 h ...



Some fees going up

Jun 11, 2022 ·   General

Managers, our FHC Board of Directors have not raised any fees since January of 2017.  Not only that, but each Team receives 6 game balls at each tournament they play in, paid for by FHC.  Also, the quality of the bracket winner shirts are better, but also cost more.  We feel it is time to raise some fees, but we do not want to burden the teams with high tournament fees.  We have the best game anywhere for the price, and do not want to change that.   Having said that, we all know that our economy has gotten more d ...



June 50's Photos Special

Jun 08, 2022 ·   Photos

JUNE 50s FATHERS DAY SALE - Buy 3 Get 1 FREE Get your 2 games on Saturday shot, and your 2 games Sunday shot (4 games) for the price of 3 games ... $250.00 for all 4 - $50 Discount Jim English, MSC Photography 440-637-4152All time slots open as of June 3, 2022 First come, first serve



July 60's hotels in Vero will go fast

May 24, 2022 ·   Hotels

 These rooms will go fast, so act quickly for July 8-10 Staybridge Suites - $109/$114 Night – Host Hotel 5155 20th StreetVero Beach, Florida 32996772-562-6000 Fairfield Inn and Suites Vero Beach - $139/Night772-213-0535https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1636470093574&key=GRP&app=resvlink Fairfield Inn and Suites Fort Pierce - $119772-462-2900 PLEASE MENTION FLORIDA HALF CENTURY SOFTBALL WHEN BOOKING TO SECURE THESE RATES We make every effort to make sure all hotels we us ...



Chairman's Notes - May 2022

May 18, 2022 ·   Chairman's Notes

Managers, when you receive emails or messages from anyone on the FHC Board of Directors, please share those thoughts with your Players and Coaches.  Quite often something new is announced but some Players say to us that they 'never heard a word' from their Manager.  Help them out and yourself by being knowledgeable about what is going on with FHC.   About a month ago I was alerted that we had lost one of our venues for the 50's State Tournament for the December 10/11 weekend.  We polled our 50's teams and they would r ...



Bat testing to continue

May 15, 2022 ·   Equipment

Managers and Players, you all know that we have been testing bats for the last couple of months. We have tested a great...



Photography special in May

Apr 25, 2022 ·   General

MAY 50s Tournament Special 2 for TWO DAYS!



Chairman's Notes - April 2022

Apr 12, 2022 ·   Chairman's Notes

Managers, I have several things for you this month: Thank you to all of the 60 and up teams this past weekend that were the first to get their bats tested. You guys were great and fully understand what we are doing. We are not looking for...


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