The ninth annual Swanson Horrigan Memorial slowpitch softball tournament will be played July 8-10 at the baseball/softball diamond complex behind Washington Primary School.

The tournament is played annually in memory of the late Brian and Chris Swanson and Tyler Horrigan and to the theme: "You play for the love of the game ... we play for the love of the boys."

Proceeds benefit the Chris and Brian Swanson Technology Fund and Tyler Horrigan Scholar-Athlete Fund at Shepaug Valley High School.

Entry fee will be $200 per team.

Round-robin competition with wooden bats in men's A, B and C, fun and coed divisions. At least five women must be on the field at all times in coed competition.

Players are encouraged to bring wooden bats.

The event will feature food, raffles and tournament T-shirts.

For signup or information, call Dave Lyon at 860-601-1379 or email by July 1.