||Tupelo to host national softball convention
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Monday that the city has won the bid to host the Independent Softball Association (ISA) and Senior Softball USA (SSUSA) National Convention in December 2014.
ISA organizes, sanctions, and governs competitive participation in various formats and classifications through league and tournament play.
“The ISA group wanted to come to Tupelo from the get go,” said Don Stratton, CEO of ISA, in a statement from the Tupelo CVB. “The enthusiasm and true commitment of Tupelo made us feel that you really wanted us. We are looking forward to your hospitality and experiencing Tupelo.”
The ISA was created in 1984. Since 2008, ISA has partnered with SSUSA to hold a joint convention.