North Coast Softball is excited be hosting the Midwest Inviational Softball Tournament (MIST) once again this year!

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CONTACT us at clevelandmist@yahoo.com!                                            

About MIST: 

MIST is an annual Labor Day LGBTQIA softball tournament that currently rotates between the host cities of Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Detroit. We are excited to announce that Toronto will be added to the host city rotation for MIST in 2020! Past host cities include Columbus, Milwaukee, and Pittsburgh. In addition to the host cities, teams from other cities have participated in MIST, including Chicago, Winston-Salem, Buffalo, Indianapolis, Washington DC, and Louisville, among others.



  • Victory Sports Park (7777 Victory Lane, North Ridgeville OH 44039):  Victory Sports Park is located 25 minutes from our Host Hotel. The complex has 6 softball fields, all with outfield fences. There are concessions, as well as a full-service bar and restaurant on site. For directions to Victory Park from the Host Hotel, click HERE.

  • Shady Drive Sports Complex (37077 Shady Ln, North Ridgeville OH 44039): Shady Drive Sports Complex is located 30 minutes from our Host Hotel. The complex has 4 softball fields. There are cash-only concessions.  For directions to Shady Drive from the Host Hotel, click HERE.

Host Hotel

  • Crowne Plaza at Playhouse Square (1260 Euclid Ave, Cleveland OH 44115)

  • Our newly-renovated host hotel is located in Downtown Cleveland’s beautiful Playhouse Square theater district!

  • $119/night for a King or two Doubles. Rate is good for the nights of August 30-September 4.

  • Reservation info–special rate only guaranteed until August 10th!

    • By phone: Call 216-615-7500 and ask for Cleveland MIST special event rate.

    • Online: Click the above image or HERE.

Weekend Schedule of Events

  • Friday
    • Registration Party, 5-10:30 PM, Crowne Plaza at Playhouse Square (Palace Ballroom)
      • Free food and beer while it lasts.  Cash bar for wine and liquor.
    • Manager’s Meeting, 10:00 PM, Crowne Plaza (Room TBD)
    • Post-registration party, location TBD
  • Saturday
    • Registration, 7:30-9:00, Victory Park and Shady Drive Park
    • Pool Play games, 8AM-2PM, Victory Park and Shady Drive Park
    • Tournament play begins, 3PM, Victory Park and Shady Drive Park
    • Saturday evening social, location and time TBD
  • Sunday
    • Tournament play continues, 8AM, Victory Park and Shady Drive Park
    • Awards party, time TBD, Liquid Nightclub (1212 W. 6th St, Cleveland)
      • Free food.  Beverages available for purchase.
    • Lake Erie Dance/Party Cruise, 8:30-11:30PM, aboard the Goodtime III (825 E. 9th St., Cleveland)
      • Boarding begins at 8:30; ship leaves at 9PM SHARP!
      • Full concessions and beverages available for purchase.
      • Drinks, Dancing, and Drag–this is a floating party you won’t want to miss!
    • Post-cruise Dance Party, 11:30PM-2AM, Liquid Nightclub (1212 W. 6th St, Cleveland)
      • Return to Liquid Nightclub to dance the night away–they threw an amazing party for us in 2015, and they’re promising to top it this year!


Teams (a * indicates team has paid)