OMBAC'S Over-The-Line Tournament Canceled for 2020


Well, you knew it was bound to happen but the iconic Over The Line tournament held in July on Fiesta Island is canceled. Due to the pandemic and the current Stay at Home order it seems very logical to make the decision to postpone until 2021. Check out the really cool video from last year's OTL tournament and a photo of last year's men and women's open winners. Read the press release.

Photo courtesy of Kelsey Earle

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Brad Pagano, Vice President OMBAC

67th Annual World Championship Over-The-Line

Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC)

(SAN DIEGO, CA) April 29, 2020— The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC), in accordance with the health recommendations and initiatives enacted by the city, county, state and federal regulations has determined that the 67th Annual World Championship Tournament will be canceled. Originally scheduled to be held July 11, 12, 18 and 19 at Fiesta Island, the event will not be played.

“The health, safety and well-being of our players, club members and community partners is paramount,” said Jim Thomas, President of OMBAC. “While the decision was difficult, we look forward to working with the City of San Diego and the leaders of the region in bringing back our events in a safe manner.”

About Old Mission Beach Athletic Club

OMBAC is a 501(c) 4 non-profit organization that focuses on amateur sports, youth athletics, and local charities. OTL is the main fundraising event. Past recipients of OMBAC’s fundraising and donations included UCSD Cancer Research, Jr. OTL Scholarships, Jr. Lifeguard Foundation, The Prevent Drowning Foundation, Shades of Pink, Armed Services YMCA, Beautiful Mission Beach, HanoHano Outrigger Club, Irish Congress of San Diego, San Diego Blood Bank, OMBAC Rugby and OMBAC Lacrosse. For more information, visit www.ombac.org or connect on Facebook and Instagram.

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In photo: Taylor Earle, Justin Hargrove, Mike Ham, Kelsey Earle, Whitney Benjamin, and Ashley Manriquez