(WICHITA, Kan.) — The 2010 National Baseball Congress Midwest Regional field and bracket is set. Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, in Wichita, KS, will host to the NBC Midwest Regional beginning on Friday, July 16th with a champion crowned on Thursday, July 22nd.
The 2010 Midwest Regional Champion will be presented with a check for $2,600 and a berth in the BaseballSavings.com 76th Annual National Baseball Congress World Series to be played in Wichita from July 30th through August 13th.
In 2009 the El Dorado Broncos, from the Jayhawk Collegiate Baseball League, were the NBC Midwest Regional Champions, therefore receive the top seed in this years NBC qualifier, and went on to become the NBC World Series Champions. Joining the Broncos as seeded teams in this years 12-team field, based on their 2009 Regional finish, will be the Wichita Elite Sluggers (Walter Johnson League), Newton Rebels (Walter Johnson League), and Park City Rangers (Walter Johnson League). Other teams rounding out the bracket are the Air Capital Astros (River City Victory League), Derby Twins (Jayhawk League), Haysville Heat (Jayhawk League), Hutchinson Monarchs (Walter Johnson League), Lindsborg Knights (Walter Johnson League), Salina Blue Jays (Walter Johnson League), Valley Center Diamond Dawgs (Walter Johnson League) and Wichita Wheat Kings (Walter Johnson League).