Monday, July 28, 2008
Allegheny County will be playing host to the 16th annual U.S. Marbles Championship on Saturday, August 2nd and Sunday, August 3rd in North Park. The tournament will be held outside of Middletown, Maryland for the first time in its history. Strong support from from the county played a pivotal role in convincing tournament officials to hold the tournament here. Traditionally, Allegheny County has strong marbles players, winning the under-14 tournaments for the last five years. The tournament will be open to anyone 14 or older.