EATEL named Dixie Youth World Series title sponsor

Staff reports
EATEL will be the title sponsor of the 2010 Dixie Youth World Series in Gonzales. Shown presenting EATEL’s check, at right, is EATEL President and CEO Robert Burgess. Shown accepting the check, from left, are former mayor Johnny Berthelot, Greg Patterson, Mayor Barney Arceneaux, City Clerk Clay Stafford.

EATEL recently signed on as the title sponsor of the 2010 Dixie Youth World Series.

Set to take place in Gonzales Aug. 6-12, 2010, the annual event draws thousands of participants, and their families, from 11 states across the south.

The 2009 Dixie Youth World Series was held last month in Laurel, Miss. where more than 5,000 fans converged bringing about three million dollars to the local economy.

Comprised of players ages 10 through 14, 22 teams, along with two host teams, will compete for the title of 2010 Dixie Youth World Series Champion.