Bronco World Series 20th Anniversary at Jack's Ball Park
- When: Sunday, August 5, 2012, noon
- Where: Jacks Park, Monterey
- Cost: Free - $50
- Age limit: Not available
- Categories: Outdoor, Sports
Ball teams of 11- and 12-year-olds from various corners of the world descend on Monterey for this annual international baseball tourney that's been hosted in several states, including Pennsylvania and Missouri, but has made its home in Monterey for 20 years now. Last year, teams from Taiwan, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. played 23 games (Tawan took that one). This year teams come from Texas, Taipei, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Monterey, Salinas and other U.S. regions. The series lasts Aug. 2-9, with the opening ceremonies sparked off 4pm Thursday, Aug. 2, with introductions and national anthems and gift exchanges (the first game comes before the opening ceremonies at 2:30pm). Then it's triple and quadruple headers all the way through to the semis on 5pm and 7:30pm Wednesday, Aug. 8, and the championship 7pm Thursday, Aug. 9. The popular Home Run Derby takes place 8-10am Saturday, Aug. 4. [WR]
2:30pm Thu (opening series at end of first game); 2:30pm Fri; 8-10am Sat Home Run Derby; noon Sat games; noon Sun; 2:30pm Mon; 2:30pm Tue; 5pm and 7:30pm Wed Semi-Finals; 7pm Thu Aug. 9 Championship. Jack's Ball Park, between Franklin, Figueroa, Adams and Pearl , Monterey. All day tickets and championship game: $13/adult, $10/child 13 and older, $8/child 5-12, free/child under 5. All games except championship: $50/adult, $40/adult online before Aug. 1, $30/child 5-12, $25/child 5-12 online before Aug. 1. www.broncoworldseries.org (for scores at end of the night), email@example.com.