The Alström Angels BEEPball Tournament is a community-wide event designed for children and adults who are blind, visually impaired, and those that are sighted. Everyone plays blindfolded! Yes, we said blindfolded!
Spectators and participants who witness today's style of Beep Baseball are generally delighted. They see blindfolded athletes dive onto the ground to stop a beeping ball and run full speed toward the sound of a buzzing base to score a run. They see desire, determination, teamwork and, in many cases, skilled performances of sightless players having fun in the midst of extreme competition.
To play in the BEEPball Tournament there is no experience required. Players of all ability levels are able to participate in this style of baseball, and teams can include anyone: sighted players, vision impaired players, experienced and inexperienced players, males, females, children and adults.
All players, regardless of visual ability/disability, must wear blindfolds to even the playing field.
The 2017 BEEPball Tournament is presented by CarpetTech
Lubbock's only BEEPING baseball tournament is a community transformation project of Alström Angels.
Alström Angels is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit charity.