The 37th annual Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament is officially wrapped up.

The new champions, The Goldpanners of Fairbanks Alaska, defeated the San Francisco Seals 9-2 during the final on July 1st, at James Donaldson Park. Fairbanks was last year’s runner-up, and this is their 1st GFI win! Due to an event qualified for previously by Fairbanks, The Seals will earn earn a spot in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Kansas.