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Alex Kummer Memorial Tournament

Join Us for the 2023 Alex Kummer Memorial Tournament

Alex Kummer was a junior at Harrisburg High School and a Tiger baseball player when he tragically died by suicide on Sept. 4, 2021. Alex was a smart and caring young man with a bright future ahead of him. The Kummer family is now working to increase suicide awareness, education, and prevention, and the HBA is proud to partner with them in these efforts by hosting the Alex Kummer Memorial Tournament.

This tournament is about more than just baseball. It is about honoring Alex's life by working to ensure that others learn from this tragedy. The Kummer family believes that if we can help one person, many lives will be touched and that raising awareness is key.

Click here to watch a KELO-TV news story about the inaugural Alex Kummer Memorial Tournament held in 2022.

2023 Tournament Information

  • Will be held Friday, June 2 - Sunday, June 4 at Dakota Access Field in Harrisburg, SD
  • Open to Jr. Legion teams
  • Three game guarantee
  • Registration fee - $400
  • Click here to view the tournament schedule.

Order Your 2023 Alex Kummer Memorial T-Shirt

Be sure to order your 2023 Alex Kummer Memorial Tournament commemorative T-shirt! Available in three different colors and a range of youth and adult sizes, orders must be placed by Sunday, May 21, to guarantee your size and color choice. Only a limited number of shirts will be available for on-site purchase at the tournament. Click here to order yours today. Best of all, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Kummer family to continue their work of honoring Alex by raising suicide awareness and prevention.

Click here to learn more about Alex Kummer.

Know the Facts

  • According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 10-24 in the state of South Dakota.
  • In 2020, the U.S. had one death by suicide about every 11 minutes.
  • If you or someone you know is having thoughts about suicide, call 988 for a direct connection to compassionate, accessible care and support.