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.


**Division D3 is currently SOLD OUT.  We still have a limited number of slots left for C, D1, and D2.  If you are a D3 team and still wish to join us this year, you can still send in the registration information.  We will place you on a waiting list, and will contact you as soon as we know if there are spots still available!


  • 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.


  • 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.

    • DOUBLES ARE SOLD OUT!  If you need more than one bed in your room, you can get a complimentary roll-away to add to your King room.  To get this, you can reserve your room at the link or phone number below, then call Erin at 216-615-3322.  Let her know that you are part of the MIST group and she will set it up for you!

  • 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.

TEAMS (a * indicates team has paid)–CLICK 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, The Velvet Dog (1280 W. 6th St, Cleveland)
      • Free food.  Beverages available for purchase.
      • Great rooftop bar!
    • 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 four-level floating party you won’t want to miss!
    • Post-cruise Dance Party, 11:30PM-2AM, The Velvet Dog (1280 W. 6th St, Cleveland)
      • Return to The Velvet Dog to party the night away under the stars!