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Photo by Carl Benjamin

OPENING CEREMONY

When:  SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2023

Where:  Cranberry Park

Time:  10:00 AM

MC:  Celina Pompeani

For many this is the undisputed highlight of the CUP tournament weekend.  Past recipients have arrived at the park by helicopter or by fire truck, where they are welcomed by hundreds of softball players and their families, local dignitaries, and numerous volunteers.  This ceremony is always held at 10 AM on the first Saturday in August at Cranberry Park on Route 19 near the fire station.  You will be inspired by the courageous, dedicated neighbors that you will listen to this day.  The Opening Ceremony is typically attended by hundreds of players and spectators.  Arrive early for a good parking space!

2022 Opening Ceremony Gallery Pictures

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Photos By:  Carl Benjamin

Dave Pitchard catching ball OC

Dave Pitchard catching ball OC

Maciej and two children in fire truck

Maciej and two children in fire truck

CUPs on Field OC

CUPs on Field OC

Kedzierski family and 2019  UPMC winners

Kedzierski family and 2019 UPMC winners

Kedzierski family with board and Mike M

Kedzierski family with board and Mike M

Dave

Dave

Me and Maciej Fire Truck

Me and Maciej Fire Truck

Kedzierski family and 2019 Pinehurst winners

Kedzierski family and 2019 Pinehurst winners

Robin OC 2

Robin OC 2

Cheerleaders in semi circle OC

Cheerleaders in semi circle OC

Nutch OC 2

Nutch OC 2

Kevin Flaherty singing National Anthem OC

Kevin Flaherty singing National Anthem OC

Color Guard OC

Color Guard OC

Family walking through cheerleaders

Family walking through cheerleaders

Fire Truck 2

Fire Truck 2

Photos by Carl Benjamin