Bacardi Classics Softball is Back – Spend a Day in the Sun Supporting Your Team

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Always one of the best bartender days out of the year, Bacardi Classics is back, and this year, the prize is epic.

Bacardi Classics Softball 2015This is the fourth annual Bacardi Classics Softball tourney, and if previous years are anything to go by, it will be an awesome day out.

For the uninitiated, in celebration of their Cuban baseball sponsorship in the 20s and 30s, Bacardi invite a load of teams to compete in a softball tournament in Finsbury Park. They lay on a huge amounts of barbecue food, Bacardi Cocktails and Hatuey beer – which was the drink of choice on the bleachers back in the old days.

This year however, the winning team will be flown out to New Orleans to compete in a ‘World Series’ against the winning American team, during Tales of the Cocktail.

You are invited to come along and cheer on your team, whilst enjoying the food, booze, music, sunshine (hopefully), and the inevitable spectacle of unfit bartenders falling over and getting gravel rash.

Where and when:

  • Sunday, 14th June 2015
  • Finsbury Park Softball Pitches
  • 12:30pm

The teams and team captains:

  • Late Night Bars: J.J. Goodman
  • Private Members’ Clubs: Tom Kerr
  • Restaurants: Sarah MacKay
  • Hotel Bars: Anna Sebastian
  • Central London Bars: Olly Brading
  • East London Bars: Russell Burgess
  • West London Bars: Jake Burger
  • Media/Press: Simon Webster

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Andy Ives has over 10 years hospitality publishing to his name and has written for trade magazines such as CLASS and Theme. Most recently he worked as editor of Industry magazine (the Australian version of Theme), bars editor of Australian Bartender magazine, and launched (with Simon) www.4bars.com.au, which is now Australia’s leading bar industry website.

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