SANFORD, Fla., June 14, 2024 ~ Perfect Game, the world's largest youth baseball and softball platform and scouting service, has announced a new partnership with automotive giant Lucas Oil. This collaboration will see Lucas Oil become the title sponsor for Perfect Game Youth's sixth annual 9U and 12U National World Series.

The highly anticipated event will take place from June 20-25 at the East Cobb Complex in Marietta, Georgia, as well as surrounding facilities. This year's National World Series is expected to draw over 425 teams from more than 40 states, representing the 8U-12U classes.

Since its inception in 2019 as the premier event for Perfect Game Youth, the National World Series has seen a significant increase in participation. In fact, the number of teams competing in various National World Series events has more than quadrupled. This growth is a testament to the popularity and success of Perfect Game's platform and scouting services.

According to Perfect Game CEO Rob Ponger, Lucas Oil's commitment to problem-solving and hard work aligns perfectly with their athletes' values. He stated, "Baseball is all about thinking several moves ahead of your competitor, and the Lucas family has epitomized that thought process for generations. We are proud to welcome them into the Perfect Game family."

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Lucas Oil President Katie Lucas echoed this sentiment, expressing their passion for supporting youth sports and recognizing the important role team sports play in character development and fostering teamwork. She added that partnering with Perfect Game allows them to contribute to the development of future baseball stars while reinforcing their commitment to excellence and community values.

The opening day activities for 9U and 12U teams will take place at Adventhealth Stadium, home of the Rome Emperors - a single-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. The National World Series is known as one of Perfect Game Youth's most competitive events, with over 400 teams competing for the title of PG World Series Champion. Additionally, Perfect Game's Select Baseball Festival serves as one of the main identifiers leading into the event for 12U teams.

Media contact Greg Casterioto can be reached at (267) 246-5709 for any further inquiries or information regarding the National World Series and Perfect Game's partnership with Lucas Oil. This exciting collaboration is sure to bring even more attention and success to the already highly regarded event. Baseball fans and players alike can look forward to an action-packed week of competition and camaraderie at the 9U and 12U National World Series sponsored by Lucas Oil.
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