Emerald Challengers Tournaments

Grant Smith Invitational | Papa's Pizza Invitational | Oregon AAA American Legion State Tournament 
Eugene Challengers

Welcome baseball players, umpires, families and fans!

We are excited to welcome the upcoming Emerald Challengers tournaments to the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region! Our Sports Commission is here to help with the event and provide resources and information for all participants and spectators.

Tournament Details

Venue & Parking 

Parking for the tournament will be available on-site. Gate fees for spectators will vary based on event. Concessions are also available for spectators for the duration of tournament play. For additional details specific to the venue or team, please see the host website.

Swede Johnson Stadium, with a capacity of 1,000, serves as the home of the North Eugene High School and the Eugene Challengers summer baseball teams…

Where to Stay

Partner Hotels

The Emerald Challengers have partnered with local area hotels to provide special event rates for teams and families. Please locate the tournament you will be attending below and click the "book now" button to view all partner hotel offerings and reserve your room or team block.

Grant Smith Tournament

June 15 - 18, 2024

Papa's Pizza Invitational

July 3 - 7, 2024

Oregon AAA American Legion State Tournament

July 19 - 24, 2024

Food & Drink

Hungry? There are great places to eat nearby! Here are a few recommendations to get you started:

Off the Diamond Adventures

Perhaps nothing can compete with the energy and excitement of baseball tournament. But you don't have to venture far from Swede Johnson Stadium to discover some world-class experiences. After you've played your games make the time to explore the area. Take a dune buggy tour of the sand dunes on the coast, hike to roaring waterfalls in the mountains or just indulge in incredibly good food and drink dished up in the metro centers or the region's many small communities. 

More Visitor Information

For sightseeing ideas, maps, guides, recreation passes, event tickets and more, call 800.547.5445 or visit our downtown Eugene visitor information center.

Visit the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Visitor Center in downtown Eugene. Find information on things to do and see in Lane County, purchase park passes and locally-made gifts and souvenirs, and…