Volunteers needed for 2019 Dixie Youth World Series in Ruston


RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - The city of Ruston is asking for the community's help in hosting a big sporting event at the Ruston Sports Complex: the 2019 Dixie Youth World Series.

According to a news release sent to KNOE, the event will take place over multiple summer weekends. The Coach Pitch & Machine Pitch World Series is scheduled for Friday, July 26, 2019, through July 30, 2019. The larger World Series for AAA, Majors, and O-Zone will begin on August 2, 2019, and will be completed on or around August 8th.

The city is looking for people to be host families and help with registration, opening ceremonies, concierge shifts, and field work. They are also looking for church service volunteers.

If you think you can help, you can sign up at this website.

The news release adds:

"Interested volunteers are also encouraged to attend one of our 30-minute interest meetings held on Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Ruston Civic Center. For more information on Dixie Youth World Series volunteer opportunities, please contact Haley Perot at hperot@ruston.org.