Jackfish Announce Schedule for 2024 IBL All-Star Showdown

WELLAND – The Welland Jackfish, Niagara's sports entertainment destination, in coordination with the Intercounty Baseball League is excited to announce the schedule for the 2024 IBL All-Star Showdown on Saturday, July 20th at Welland Stadium.

The All-Star Showdown will begin at 2:00 pm with the 2024 Home Run Derby presented by Rawlings Canada. Eight of the top hitters in the IBL will take part in a single elimination three round format to crown the home run champion.

Following the Home Run Derby, fans will have the opportunity for a meet and greet with their favourite players and enjoy a live performance on the Newark Party Barge starting at 3:30 pm.

The 2024 IBL All-Star Game will kick off at 6:05 pm at Welland Stadium with a post-game firework super show to commence 20 minutes following the final out. Following the fireworks show, fans will have the opportunity to meet with players on the field for a post-game autograph session.

Tickets to all events are included in the All-Star Game ticket purchase. Single, group, and VIP area tickets are now available at the Welland Stadium box office at 90 Quaker Road in Welland, by phone at 905-735-9834 or online at wellandjackfish.com/allstar.

The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is the top-level baseball league in Canada, boasting ex-major league professionals and elite NCAA college baseball players. The 2024 season marked the IBL’s 106th year in operation. The IBL is one of the longest continuously operated baseball leagues in the world and serves as a valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff. More than 40 IBL players have advanced to Major League Baseball or returned to the IBL following their MLB careers. The league is comprised of teams from Barrie, Brantford, Chatham-Kent, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Toronto and Welland. For more information, visit www.theibl.ca or @ibl1919 on Instagram and Twitter.