Joey worked at LaRosa’s in Lawrenceburg for 17 years. He was a member of the Bright Christian Church and Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties. Joey especially enjoyed bowling on Wednesday nights with his Special Olympics friends. Joey trained and competed in several other sports, such as track and field, softball, basketball, corn toss, volleyball, powerlifting, and flag football. Joey passed away in February of 2021.

Date: Saturday, July 23, 2022
Time: First pitch 9:00 a.m. Tournament schedule/brackets posted on July 20, 2022.
Location: Lawrenceburg Concervancy District Community Athletic Park
Location Address: 225 E Eads Parkway, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 (across from Hollywood Casino)
Opening Ceremonies: Noon
Type of Tournament: Double Elimination
Team Classifications: Traditional, Unified Play, Designated Pitch

  • Level 1 – High: plays by regulation rules; high to excellent skills and athleticism; implements strategies; several players hit with power; reacts to the way the other team plays; competent fielders; aggressive base running.
  • Level 2 – Average: plays by regulation rules; average skills and athleticism; some strategy; a few players hit with power; defense depends on a few key players; most base runners require coach to say when to
  • Level 3 – Low: following rules is a challenge; low skills and athleticism; little strategy; a few players can hit  the ball out of infield or reliably catch a fly ball; defense depends on one or two key players; base runners

Sportsmanship Award: An athlete will be recognized for his/her sportsmanship at the end of each game.
Awards Ceremonies: On the field immediately after medal games.
Souvenir T-Shirt: Each participant will receive an official Joey Puhalski Memorial Softball Tournament t-shirt.
First Aid: Medical services will be on site.
Athlete Medical Forms: Coaches must have copies present. A sampling will be taken at check-in.
Concessions: Concessions will be available throughout the day.
Participant Lunch: A lunch voucher will be provided for each participant registered, including coaches.

Team Registration Fee: $30 per team.
Space Is Limited: Registration will be accepted on a space availability basis.
Registration Deadline: July 15, 2022
Registration Submission:
Payment: SOIN Event Fees Transfer

Greg Townsend 812-584-6861


Game 1: 9:00 a.m. Hot RODs vs. Decatur Co. Jaguars

Game 2: 1015 a.m. Wayne Co. Slugger vs. Winner Game 1

11:30 a.m. Break

11:45 a.m. National Anthem/Ceremonial Pitch

Game 3: 12:00 p.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

Game 4: 1:15 p.m. Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3

If needed (First Loss)

Game 5: 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 4 vs. Loser Game 4