The 6th annual Oneida County STOP DWI High School Baseball Classic will take place on Friday and Saturday at Delutis Field in Rome.

It's part of the county's Teen Traffic Safety Week Education Program.

The program is presented annually to high school students prior to prom season and aims to educate them on the dangers of making destructive decisions while behind the wheel.

“Teen Traffic Safety Week is a top priority for myself and Oneida County Government,” County Executive Anthony Picente said. “The Teen Traffic Safety Education Program is an extremely effective way to reach our community teenagers and educate them on the dangers of making destructive decisions, especially at such a critical time of the year.”

Educational events will be taking place over the next week at several area high schools.

Here's the scheduled for the STOP DWI Baseball Classic:

Friday, April 28th

  • Remsen vs. New York Mills at 4:40 p.m.
  •   Proctor vs. RFA at 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 29th

  •  Sauquoit vs. Adirondack at 11 a.m.
  •  Whitesboro vs. Holland Patent at 2 p.m.
  • VVS vs. Camden at 5 p.m.
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Traffic safety education sessions will take place prior to each game.