DE PERE, Wis. (WFRV) – De Pere’s famous softball tournament is scheduled to make its return after a one-year hiatus.

The De Pere Pink Flamingos, a non-profit organization, announced their annual 14″ Slo-Pitch Softball Tournament/Festival will return the weekend of July 16 at Legion Park in De Pere. Following a record-setting year in 2020, in which they did not even host a tournament, the organization is excited to get back to normalcy.

The proceeds of tournament weekend will benefit local charities, non-profits, youth groups and families in need. In 2020 $108,278.49 was raised. Each year, Pink Flamingo apparel is sold and this year the logo from the 1986 tournament will be featured.

Here is the schedule for the July 16 weekend:

  • Friday, July 16
    • Opening Game at 5:00 p.m.
    • Last game starts around 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 17
    • 15th Annual World’s Longest 5k Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m.
    • 2021 Pink Flamingo Classic Parade leaves De Pere High School at 9:00 a.m.
    • First game at 10:00 a.m.
    • Last game starts around 9:00 p.m.
    • Hall of Fame Ceremony before 7:00 p.m. game
    • Live music by Big Mouth at 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 18
    • First game at 10:00 a.m.
    • Championship game at 6:30 p.m.
    • Ceremonies before and after the championship game

For more information on how to register for the 5k, visit their website.