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Playoffs and All Star Schedule (and backups)

Written by - Posted 2013-09-30 19:59 in News

It took four extra games to decide who the final six in postseason would be, and one that was decided, uncertainty continues to hang over the PWL postseason as the threat of a government shutdown that would close our fields looms.

Some things are 100% decided…and somethings are still up in the air. Here is what we can tell you.

DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

The Division Championship Series will both be night games played this week in advance of World Series Sunday. Gravelly Point, if it’s even open, doesn’t allow night games, so these games would have to be moved either way.

The host facility for the Division Championship Series will be Field #17 at Maryland Soccer Plex in Boyds, Maryland.

Maryland SoccerPlex
18031 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841

DCS #1 – Tuesday, October 1

  • Game 1 – Gumballers at DC Twits – 7:30 PM
  • Game 2 – DC Twits at Gumballers – 8:30 PM
  • Game 3 – Gumballers at DC Twits – 9:30 PM (if needed)

*DCS #2 – Wednesday, October 2

  • Game 1 – Canvassers at Superman’s Wheelchair – 7:30 PM
  • Game 2 – Superman’s Wheelchair at Canvassers – 8:30 PM
  • Game 3 – Canvassers at Superman’s Wheelchair – 9:30 PM

These will be our first games ever played in Maryland after multiple seasons in both DC and Virginia. Three previous playoff series have been played at night. A DCS for Summer 2008 between Scared Hitless and the Canvassers was played at night. The following Spring, a DCS between Clubber Lang and Scared Hitless featured lights. The final series after dark was a World Series, and also the latest in the year we’ve ever played, a Summer 2009 World Series played November 18th between the Canvassers and Flaglove. All the previous night games were at Ft. Reno.

WORLD SERIES / CHAMPIONS DINNER / HR DERBY / ALL STAR GAME

The World Series will begin at 11 AM on Sunday, October 6th. Where, is completely up to the United States Congress. We would like to play at Gravelly Point, but if the shutdown has not been resolved, we are not allowed to play there. The park is closed.

The backup location for the World Series Sunday events is the Utah Park Diamond in Arlington, VA.

Utah Park Diamond
S Utah St and 32nd Rd
Arlington, VA 222206

The schedule is set, despite the location being unknown, or the World Series teams being decided.

World Series – Sunday, October 6

  • Game 1 – 11:00 AM
  • Game 2 – 12:00 PM
  • Game 3 – 1:00 PM (if necessary)

The post-season awards presentation, as well as the home run derby and all star game will follow the World Series. Food and drinks for the dinner will be provided by the league. Awards, currently being voted on will be handed out.

Champions Dinner

  • Dinner Served – 12:30 PM
  • Awards – 1:00 PM

HR Derby

  • Round 1 – 1:30 PM
  • Finals – 1:45 PM

All Star Game

  • Nationals at Senators – 2:00 PM

All events are open to all fans and league members.

If you are attending the dinner, you must RSVP via our facebook site so that we can have an accurate count for food.

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