2018 Ballpark Events

July 2017

The BOMC - PBR 16U Midwest Championships ::

The BOMC - PBR 16U Midwest Championships Date: Saturday July 01, 2017

For more information on The BOMC please click HERE

The BOMC - PBR 16U Midwest Championships ::

The BOMC - PBR 16U Midwest Championships Date: Sunday July 02, 2017

For more information on The BOMC please click HERE

Village of Crestwood's "Sparks in the Park" Movie & Fireworks ::

Village of Crestwood's Date: Monday July 03, 2017
Time: 7:15 PM

Watch the night sky light up on Monday, July 3rd at Standard Bank Stadium as the Village of Crestwood and the Crestwood Rec Commission presents “Sparks at the Park!”  Fans are welcome to walk onto the field and enjoy a picnic in the park as we show a movie on the new videoboard!  A movie to be announced will be the feature film.  After the film, an Independence Day Fireworks show will be put on that is sure to amaze!  This event is FREE to the public!

WHAT:  Crestwood's "Sparks in the Park" Movie & Fireworks

WHEN:  Monday, July 3rd.  Gates open at 6:30 pm.  Movie is at 7:15 pm.

MOVIE:  Fireworks follow the movie "The Lego Batman Movie"

WHERE:  Standard Bank Stadium, Crestwood

COST:  Free

MORE DETAILS:

- Lawn chairs are allowed on the synthetic turf however they must have rubber flat bottoms.  Nothing sharp that can dig into the ground.  This will be strictly enforced!
 
- Food & Drink is allowed on the field as well.  We NEED your help in keeping our turf clean.  PLEASE throw out all food and drink (even spilled popcorn) in cans located throughout the facility.
 
- Peanuts and seeds will NOT be for sale and they are NOT allowed in the ballpark under any circumstances.
 
- The Grill behind home plate will be open and alcohol will be available.  We will have a mostly full menu.  Outside food and drink is allowed in the ballpark for this event, but keep our ballpark clean!
 
Please call the Windy City ThunderBolts with any other questions at 708-489-2255.

MCL: Crestwood Panthers host Joliet Admirals ::

MCL: Crestwood Panthers host Joliet Admirals Date: Wednesday July 05, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

For more information on the Crestwood Panthers, members of the Midwest Collegiate League, please click HERE.

MCL: Crestwood Panthers host Southland Vikings ::

MCL: Crestwood Panthers host Southland Vikings Date: Thursday July 06, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

For more information on the Crestwood Panthers, members of the Midwest Collegiate League, please click HERE.

ThunderBolts -vs- Southern Illinois Miners ::

ThunderBolts -vs- Southern Illinois Miners Date: Friday July 07, 2017
Time: 7:05 PM

ThunderBolts -vs- Southern Illinois Miners:  The first 500 fans 21-years of age and older with receive both a Pint Glass from Lakeshore Beverage! Introducing our brand new Budweiser $3-U-Call-It Fridays where any beer or well mixed-drink in the stadium is $3.  This includes all craft and premium beers as well, and don't worry as our traditional $1.50 Friday beer special will also be available!  As always kids run the bases after every non-fireworks home game!

ThunderBolts -vs- Southern Illinois Miners ::

ThunderBolts -vs- Southern Illinois Miners Date: Saturday July 08, 2017
Time: 6:05 PM

ThunderBolts -vs- Southern Illinois Miners:  A new theme in 2017 is our first ever Harry Potter Night!  Dress as your favorite movie character and be a part of the pregame parade on the field!  Parade kicks off at 5:30 pm sharp!  All parade participants dressed up will get a voucher for a free hot dog and soda!  The best costume in the parade, chosen by Boomer, will throw out a first pitch!  At the concession stands we will have a special on Butterbeer.  $3 for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic versions of the movie treat.  We will have promotions centered around the movie and also we will invite fans to catch the Golden Snitch around the ballpark.  More details will be announced soon!  Stick around after the game as we have our famous post-game fireworks show!

Schaumburg Seminoles 15U host Palos Stampede 15U ::

Schaumburg Seminoles 15U host Palos Stampede 15U Date: Sunday July 09, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM

Pregame exhibition before the ThunderBolts take on the Miners at 5:05 pm.

ThunderBolts -vs- Southern Illinois Miners ::

ThunderBolts -vs- Southern Illinois Miners Date: Sunday July 09, 2017
Time: 5:05 PM

ThunderBolts -vs-Southern illinois Miners:  Our Family Day Sundays are back and better then ever sponsored by JULIE, Inc.  Get 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 chips, 4 sodas, AND 4 ThunderBolts hats for just $50! (Get the deal without the hats for $40) This deal is NOT available on-line!  Also during the game from 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm we will have a fantastic REPTILE SHOW for the kids!  This show is courtesy of Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles and will be held on the main concourse behind home plate.  Finally after the game all fans are allowed on the field to run the bases, get autographs, and play catch in the outfield!

JULIE, Inc reminds you to "Know What's Below...Call 811 Before You Dig" or e-request them on-line at Illinois1call.com

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball ::

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball Date: Monday July 10, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball ::

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball Date: Tuesday July 11, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

MCL: Crestwood Panthers host Northwest Indiana Oilmen ::

MCL: Crestwood Panthers host Northwest Indiana Oilmen Date: Wednesday July 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

For more information on the Crestwood Panthers, members of the Midwest Collegiate League, please click HERE.

Pastime Tournaments 18U Best of Great Lakes ::

Pastime Tournaments 18U Best of Great Lakes Date: Thursday July 13, 2017

Standard Bank Stadium and surrounding collegiate/high school venues in and around the Chicago, IL area will play host to this event. Teams will participate in a 5 game guarantee event with awards going to the teams in the finals of each age division.  Baseballs will be provided by Pastime Tournaments during this event.

Pastime Tournaments 18U Best of Great Lakes ::

Pastime Tournaments 18U Best of Great Lakes Date: Friday July 14, 2017

Standard Bank Stadium and surrounding collegiate/high school venues in and around the Chicago, IL area will play host to this event. Teams will participate in a 5 game guarantee event with awards going to the teams in the finals of each age division.  Baseballs will be provided by Pastime Tournaments during this event.

Pastime Tournaments 18U Best of Great Lakes ::

Pastime Tournaments 18U Best of Great Lakes Date: Saturday July 15, 2017

Standard Bank Stadium and surrounding collegiate/high school venues in and around the Chicago, IL area will play host to this event. Teams will participate in a 5 game guarantee event with awards going to the teams in the finals of each age division.  Baseballs will be provided by Pastime Tournaments during this event.

Pastime Tournaments 18U Best of Great Lakes ::

Pastime Tournaments 18U Best of Great Lakes Date: Sunday July 16, 2017

Standard Bank Stadium and surrounding collegiate/high school venues in and around the Chicago, IL area will play host to this event. Teams will participate in a 5 game guarantee event with awards going to the teams in the finals of each age division.  Baseballs will be provided by Pastime Tournaments during this event.

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball ::

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball Date: Monday July 17, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

ThunderBolts -vs- Evansville Otters ::

ThunderBolts -vs- Evansville Otters Date: Tuesday July 18, 2017
Time: 10:35 AM

ThunderBolts -vs- Evansville Otters: Splash Day I presented by Pirate's Cay Indoor Water Park in Sheridan, Illinois - Attention all day camps and summer camps!  Get ready to get wet as Standard Bank Stadium gets turned into a giant water park!  Water balloons, dunk tanks, and more!  Tickets start as low as $5!  Bring your own lunch or have a hot dog, chips, and soda delivered to you seats for an additional $4.  As always kids run the bases after every non-fireworks home game.  Please contact Mike VerSchave at 708-489-2255 or MVERSCHAVE@WCTHUNDERBOLTS.COM for more information or reserve tickets!  NOTICE: $2 Ticket Tuesday is for Tuesday NIGHT games ONLY.

Click HERE for the 2017 Splash Day Flyer

ThunderBolts -vs- Evansville Otters ::

ThunderBolts -vs- Evansville Otters Date: Wednesday July 19, 2017
Time: 10:35 AM

ThunderBolts -vs- Evansville Otters: Splash Day II presented by Pirate's Cay Indoor Water Park in Sheridan, Illinois - Attention all day camps and summer camps!  Get ready to get wet as Standard Bank Stadium gets turned into a giant water park!  Water balloons, dunk tanks, and more!  Tickets start as low as $5!  Bring your own lunch or have a hot dog, chips, and soda delivered to you seats for an additional $4.  As always kids run the bases after every non-fireworks home game.  Please contact Mike VerSchave at 708-489-2255 or MVERSCHAVE@WCTHUNDERBOLTS.COM for more information or reserve tickets!  NOTICE: "Win it Wednesday" promotion is for Wednesday NIGHT games ONLY.

Click HERE for the 2017 Splash Day Flyer

 

ThunderBolts -vs- Normal CornBelters ::

ThunderBolts -vs- Normal CornBelters Date: Thursday July 20, 2017
Time: 10:35 AM

ThunderBolts -vs- Evansville Otters: Splash Day III presented by Pirate's Cay Indoor Water Park in Sheridan, Illinois - Attention all day camps and summer camps!  Get ready to get wet as Standard Bank Stadium gets turned into a giant water park!  Water balloons, dunk tanks, and more!  Tickets start as low as $5!  Bring your own lunch or have a hot dog, chips, and soda delivered to you seats for an additional $4.  As always kids run the bases after every non-fireworks home game.  Please contact Mike VerSchave at 708-489-2255 or MVERSCHAVE@WCTHUNDERBOLTS.COM for more information or reserve tickets!

Click HERE for the 2017 Splash Day Flyer

Pastime Tournaments 15U Great Lakes Championship ::

Pastime Tournaments 15U Great Lakes Championship Date: Thursday July 20, 2017

Standard Bank Stadium and surrounding collegiate/high school venues in and around the Chicago, IL area will play host to this event. Teams will participate in a 5 game guarantee event with awards going to the teams in the finals of each age division.  Baseballs will be provided by Pastime Tournaments during this event.

Pastime Tournaments 15U Great Lakes Championship ::

Pastime Tournaments 15U Great Lakes Championship Date: Friday July 21, 2017

Standard Bank Stadium and surrounding collegiate/high school venues in and around the Chicago, IL area will play host to this event. Teams will participate in a 5 game guarantee event with awards going to the teams in the finals of each age division.  Baseballs will be provided by Pastime Tournaments during this event.

Pastime Tournaments 15U Great Lakes Championship ::

Pastime Tournaments 15U Great Lakes Championship Date: Saturday July 22, 2017

Standard Bank Stadium and surrounding collegiate/high school venues in and around the Chicago, IL area will play host to this event. Teams will participate in a 5 game guarantee event with awards going to the teams in the finals of each age division.  Baseballs will be provided by Pastime Tournaments during this event.

Pastime Tournaments 15U Great Lakes Championship ::

Pastime Tournaments 15U Great Lakes Championship Date: Sunday July 23, 2017

Standard Bank Stadium and surrounding collegiate/high school venues in and around the Chicago, IL area will play host to this event. Teams will participate in a 5 game guarantee event with awards going to the teams in the finals of each age division.  Baseballs will be provided by Pastime Tournaments during this event.

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball ::

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball Date: Monday July 24, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball ::

Chicago Roy Hobbs - Woodpeckers Baseball Date: Tuesday July 25, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

Knock Cancer Out of the Park Baseball Classic ::

Knock Cancer Out of the Park Baseball Classic Date: Friday July 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

For more information please click HERE

Perfect Game USA Great Lakes Showcase ::

Perfect Game USA Great Lakes Showcase Date: Saturday July 29, 2017

More info coming soon

Perfect Game USA Great Lakes Showcase ::

Perfect Game USA Great Lakes Showcase Date: Sunday July 30, 2017

More info coming soon

Battle of the Sexes: ThunderBolts -vs- Chicago Bandits ::

Battle of the Sexes: ThunderBolts -vs- Chicago Bandits Date: Monday July 31, 2017
Time: 7:05 PM

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE BATTLE OF THE SEXES TICKETS! (on sale Monday, April 17th at 10 am)

It's back!  The Windy City ThunderBolts and the Chicago Bandits of National Pro Fastpitch are proud to announce their 4th annual "Battle of the Sexes" Fastpitch Softball game at Standard Bank Stadium on Monday, July 31st at 7:05 p.m.  This season the Bandits will host a two hour youth fastpitch clinic before the game for all softball players ages 7 to 14.  There will be an additional charge to the clinic and a ticket to the game is required.

The Chicago Bandits are entering their 13th season in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) and are the current two-time defending champions. The Bandits have entertained the area with the best softball players in the world since 2005.  Dozens of Olympians from around the world have played with the Bandits and in NPF, including Olympians Jennie Finch and Monica Abbott.

Here is what you need to know...

What:  4th annual "Battle of the Sexes" Fastpitch Softball Game

Who:  Frontier League's Windy City ThunderBolts host National Pro Fastpitch's Chicago Bandits

When:  Monday, July 31st at 7:05 pm, Gates will open at a special 3:30 pm time for the start of the pregame clinic at 4 pm

Where:  Standard Bank Stadium, Crestwood

Individual tickets go on sale on-line at wcthunderbolts.com, by phone at 708-489-2255, or at the Standard Bank Stadium box office on Monday, April 17th at 10 am. 

Group and fundraiser tickets are on-sale now!

Individual Advance Ticket Prices:  Lower Deck is $12 and Upper Deck is $10
Individual Day-of-Game Prices:  Lower Deck is $15 and Upper Deck is $12

Group Tickets:  Lower Deck only.  $10 per ticket.  20 tickets is the minimum.

Fundraiser Tickets:  Upper Deck only.  $8 per ticket.  100 is the minimum.

Pregame Youth Fastpitch Clinic:

- The clinic is hosted by the Bandits and will be held before the game from 4 pm - 6 pm

- Ages allowed for clinic is kids aged 7 to 14

- You need a game ticket to be in the clinic

- Cost of clinic is $40 per participant on top of the cost of your ticket

- Call us at 708-489-2255 to register your child now!

Call the ThunderBolts at 708-489-2255 for more information on group or fundraiser tickets for this event!

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