The second annual Football and the Force charity softball event is set for Monday night at 7 EDT at Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs.
Notre Dame football players and coaches will take on local law enforcement in four three-inning games, one each against the Notre Dame Security Police, the South Bend Police Department, the Mishawaka Police Department, and a combined St. Joseph County Police Department/Indiana State Police team.
Fans will be able to get pictures with and autographs from Notre Dame players in the stands and in the Fun Zone throughout the games. Law enforcement personnel will also interact with fans throughout the games.
The event benefits C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors). Indiana C.O.P.S. provides resources to assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty as determined by Federal criteria.
Admission to the event is $5, while children under the age of 12 are free. Parking at the stadium is also $5. For more information, call the South Bend Cubs ticket office at 574-235-9988 or visit www.SouthBendCubs.com.