UAH Charger Chillout February 17-19

Decatur, Ala. – Twenty-two collegiate softball teams from eight states will be traveling to Decatur in February to compete in the 2012 Charger Chillout hosted by UAHuntsville. The three-day tournament is set for February 17-19, 2012 at the Wilson Morgan Softball Complex in Decatur, Ala.

According to the Decatur/Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 740 room nights were sold generating an economic impact of $385K with the 2011 tournament, a significant increase from the 2010 event which brought in an impact of $243K from 481 room nights.

Games are scheduled for 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Daily admission is $10/adult and $5/student or an adult weekend pass is available for $20. Wilson Morgan Softball Complex is a 6-field softball facility located at 300 Beltline Road Southeast in Decatur.

For more information, contact Complex Manager David Wisdom at 256.341.4934 or Assistant Complex Manager John Sanchious at 256.341.4810.

About The Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCCVB)

The Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a not-for-profit organization promoting tourism and economic growth in Morgan County. For information on special events and attractions in Decatur, contact the DMCCVB at 800.524.6181 or 256.350.2028; or visit its website at