For more information, contact:
Shelley Johnson, executive director
Kaylen Fletcher, public relations manager
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
(337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-7952

Show Your Hospitality to LHSAA Fast Pitch 56

LAKE CHARLES, La. (April 12, 2012)- Southwest Louisiana will soon host the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's Fast Pitch 56 softball tournament at Sulphur Parks and Recreation's facility at Frasch Park, April 27-28. Businesses are encouraged to display "Welcome LHSAA Fast Pitch 56 Tournament" on their marquees or signs during the tournament to show teams and spectators a little Southern hospitality.

This tournament brings in approximately 21,000 spectators and has a large economic impact for the Lake Area. This is the 12th consecutive year that this event has been held in Southwest Louisiana.

For more information on the softball tournament, please call the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau at 337-436-9588 or go to our website at