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Homebase charity Slo-Pitch tournament hits the diamond with All-Star game Friday night

Homebase is finally here!

It has been a long two years, but the charity to support the KGH's Foundation 'We See You' campaign will kick off Friday night.

<who> Photo Credit: Contributed

Gates from Elks Stadium will open at 4:00pm, with an autograph session tapped for 5-6pm.

The big game's first pitch is expected around 6:30pm.

Tickets are still available, and you can purchase them here.

Last week, the rosters were announced for the All-Star teams, and it is a who's who of NHL players:


TEAM GORGES

Josh Gorges (CAPTAIN)-Retired NHL Defenceman
Jordin Tootoo- Retired NHL Right Winger
Wade Redden- Retired NHL Defenceman
Cody Franson- Former NHL Defenceman
Rene Bourque- Retired NHL Right Winger
Brent Seabrook- Retired NHL Defenceman
Todd Simpson- Retired NHL Defenceman
Carey Price- Montreal Canadiens Goalie
Joel Edmundson- Montreal Canadiens Defenceman
Brendan Gallagher- Montreal Canadiens Right Winger
Curtis Lazar- Boston Bruins Centre & Right Winger
TJ Caig (PITCHER)- Retired EIHL Forward

TEAM COMEAU

Blake Comeau (CAPTAIN)- Dallas Stars Left Winger & Former Kelowna Rocket
Shea Webber- Vegas Golden Knights Defenseman
Luke Schenn- Vancouver Canucks Defenseman & Former Kelowna Rocket
Scott Hartnell- Retired NHL Left Winger
Justin Schultz- Washington Capitals Defenceman
Tyson Barrie- Edmonton Oilers Defenceman
Mike Smith- Edmonton Oilers Goalie
Lane Pederson- San Jose Sharks Centre
Tyler Bouck- Retired NHL Centre
Tyler Myers- Vancouver Canucks Defenceman
Brayden Schenn- St. Louis Blues Alternate Captain, Centre
Ryan Caig- (PITCHER) Kelowna


All proceeds from the event will be going to the KGH's 'We See You' campaign, which helps support the needs of local mental health care providers.

<who> Photo Credit: Homebase

Friday night’s festivities will also feature an autograph zone for the kids, a supercar showcase courtesy of August Luxury Motorcars and a home run derby with these professional hockey players mashing the ball over the fence.

In addition, Saturday will feature the round-robin tournament, with 24-teams looking to win it all.



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