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Serving as an agricultural and industrial leader in the mid-South, Jonesboro, AR is the fastest growing city in the state of Arkansas. With over 71,000 residents, Jonesboro ranks 5th in population size and 2nd in square miles. The Jonesboro Baseball Boosters (JBB) of Jonesboro, AR is pleased to host the 2015 Cal Ripken 10-Year-Old World Series August 8-15, 2015. The World Series will be played at beautiful Joe Mack Campbell Park. Opening in 2001, Joe Mack Campbell is an enclosed 110 acre sports complex that features 14
baseball fields, 14 batting cages, 19 soccer fields, 2 tennis courts, a playground, and a 1.5 mile paved walking trail.

Having been affiliated with Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Baseball for many years, JBB offers a spring recreational baseball league that, in 2014, served nearly 80 teams and 1,000 kids participated in the spring recreational program. All games were played at Joe Mack Campbell Park through a partnership with the City of Jonesboro’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Jonesboro has many offerings in the way of shopping. The downtown Jonesboro shopping area is a vibrant, unique shopping experience that has an eclectic mixture of shops and restaurants located in the historic buildings that line Main Street. In addition, the Mall at Turtle Creek is a 750,000 ft, two shopping mall located in the heart of Jonesboro that contains over 100 retailers.

The heartbeat of Jonesboro is Arkansas State University, a university that provides high quality academic programs and research opportunities, and drives economic development. The university has eleven colleges that offer over 160 different undergraduate and graduate programs to a current enrollment of 14,000 students. The ASU system is headquartered in Jonesboro and fuels the region’s vibrant economy by producing talented graduates and creating collaborative partnerships with industry and business. ASU is the second largest university in Arkansas. ASU is the home of the Red Wolves and competes in the NCAA Division 1 level in all sports. A-State’s student community is a vital part of Jonesboro.

The list of world class manufacturing companies in Jonesboro is impressive; companies like Nestle Prepared Foods, Frito-Lay, Unilever, Great Dane, Nice-Pak Products, Hytrol Conveyor Company, Post Foods, Arkansas Glass Container and many others have chosen to invest in Jonesboro. The agricultural industry is significant in Jonesboro; as a matter of fact, Craighead County has 300,000 crop acres. Jonesboro’s Riceland Foods is the world’s largest rice miller and marketer of rice.

Jonesboro welcomes you and looks forward to an exciting 2015 10-year-old World Series!

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