To raise awareness for next summer’s World Police and Fire Games, that will take place in Fairfax County and the National Capital Region June 26 through July 5, 2015. The Potomac Nationals and Fairfax 2015 will join forces to kick off Police Week through a day of fun on the baseball diamond with our public safety heroes and their families.
This Saturday, May 10 at Pfiztner Stadium, the Potomac Nationals take on The Myrtle Beach Pelicans. First pitch is at 6:35 P.M. The game will be followed by a firework display. The first thousand fans in attendance will receive a co-branded 2015 World Police and Fire Games and Potomac Nationals baseball! Bring a sharpie because there will also be appearances by Screech, The Washington Nationals Mascot, George Washington, and a Former Major League Baseball Player. The event will also feature a display of public safety vehicles and the Fairfax County Police Department Mobile Command Center.
Prior to the baseball game, The P-Nats and WPFG will host a baseball clinic for the children of public safety personnel. Staffed by current Potomac Nationals players, the clinic will give children ages 5-12 the opportunity to enjoy the game with future stars! Following the clinic, the kids will enjoy a picnic where they will meet our Major League Baseball celebrity and receive exclusive access to the Kids Zone.
The World Police and Fire Games is an Olympic style event featuring 60 individual and team sports plus first responder specific activities such as ultimate fire fighter and muster. The events will take place at 53 venues throughout the region. The Games will draw more than 12,000 athletes from 70 countries. Current and former first responders will have the opportunity to compete against one another at state of the art facilities in and around Washington DC.
Fairfax 2015 will receive $4 from each ticket purchased for the Saturday, May 10, 2014 Potomac Nationals v Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball game.
To purchase tickets please click here or visit www.Potomacnationals.com and use the password wpfg2015.