Hundreds of baseball players, softball players, coaches and fans will descend on Volunteer State Community College for the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region VII Baseball and Softball Tournament. Play starts on Thursday, May 2 and runs through Sunday, May 5.
We would like to extend a warm welcome to the players, coaches and fans visiting Vol State for the TCCAA/NJCCA Region VII Baseball and Softball Tournament. It promises to be a weekend of exciting play and a showcase of the talents of our students. We hope your stay at Vol State is comfortable and enjoyable. If there is anything we can do to help during your visit please speak to any Vol State employee at the games or contact our Athletic Department.
Best of luck to all of the teams!
Jerry L. Faulkner, Ph.D.
NOTE: If there is no Game 15 or Game 16, Championship will be played on Thursday, May 12, 2011
The college was founded in 1971. Volunteer State has experienced phenomenal growth in enrollment, curricula, staff, program, public service, facilities, and quality over the last 40 years. The main campus of Vol State now comprises sixteen buildings, and the Vol State campus at Livingston continues to grow. Construction for a major facility expansion in Livingston started in 2006 and was completed in 2010. The Highland Crest learning site in Springfield, built by a unique city, county and business partnership, offers a wide-range of Vol State classes in a two-story, 25,000 square foot building.
From outdoors enthusiasts to antique collectors to history buffs, Gallatin offers something for almost any interest. The city's natural landscape and fascinating history attract visitors from all over the world. As the county seat of Sumner County, it is the hub of government and business. Currently, Gallatin's population is approaching 30,000; Sumner County's population is approximately 155,500.
Old Hickory Lake is one of Gallatin's best attractions, offering outstanding fishing and watersport opportunities. Public access is available at many locations around Gallatin. An outstanding parks system, a growing greenway, and access to mountain bike trails, a skate park and more makes Gallatin attractive to those who love the outdoors.
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The Tennessee Community College Athletic Association is a Conference composed of the ten Tennessee Board of Regents institutions for the purpose of athletic competition in designated sports. The Intercollegiate Sports sanctioned by the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association are; baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, softball, tennis, and golf. Additional sports may be added upon approval of the Association. All TCCAA members must also maintain membership in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
Membership in this Association will be open only to public and private, two and four‐year (participating at the NJCAA level)post secondary educational institutions in Tennessee which are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools or other appropriate Accrediting Agencies approved by the U. S. Secretary of Education and the Presidents of the TCCAA Member Institutions and whose final authority rests in the Tennessee State Board of Regents or anon‐paid board of trustees.
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