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2019 Northern NAFA Nationals

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Registration For All 2019 NAFA Tournaments Available Below

We strongly recommend you book your reduced rate team hotel rooms soon. Check out our NEW online hotel reservation tool for you to book a room or set-up a team block.

NAFA has made every effort to ensure your team’s trip to the Twin Cities to attend our NAFA Northern Nationals tournaments are as simplified and economic as possible.

NAFA recommends teams use our online reservation tool or via our hotel coordinators. For a list of our over 50 participating “Host” hotels choose the link below for each age bracket.

For additional support in booking your team(s) hotels contact our hotel coordinators Shelley (shelley@deamicompanies.com or 715-246-2004) or John (jlarsen@helmsbriscoe.com or 507-202-8617).

Please state you are inquiring for the NAFA Northern Nationals.

10U - http://groups.reservetravel.com/group.aspx?id=30619

12U - http://groups.reservetravel.com/group.aspx?id=30621

14U - http://groups.reservetravel.com/group.aspx?id=30619

16U - http://groups.reservetravel.com/group.aspx?id=30620

18U - http://groups.reservetravel.com/group.aspx?id=30619

How to Qualify for NAFA Northern Nationals

1) Those that place in the top two in bracket play (Gold/Silver) at NAFA sanctioned events are guaranteed entry into the tournament. A list of those tournaments are available up top in the "Tournaments" tab.

2) Top four finishing teams at Tri-County and Big West league tournaments ("A" and "B") automatically qualify as well.

3) All 10U and 12U "A" league teams can petition for entry by e-mailing Minnesota State Director Eric Kraushar at scotfan13@hotmail.com. Participating in at least one NAFA event is preferred.

4) All out-of-state teams are accepted. Please reach out to your respective NAFA State Director by using the "Contact" page in the tabs above.

5) 14U and above are open and a berth is not required.

6) All remaining teams interested will be accepted based on availability. Please contact Eric Kraushar at scotfan13@hotmail.com for available spots.


NAFA Sanctioning Procedure

1) Complete the online registration (Online NAFA Team Registration) or mail the PDF registration form.

2) Send $30 NAFA Membership fee per team. Organizations can send as a group check.

Make check payable to: NAFA Softball

Send to: 
NAFA Softball
PO Box 10791
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
 
Minnesota teams can participate in the Midwest NAFA Nationals July 11-14 in Rockford, Ill. & Beloit, Wis. instead of participating in a state tournament.

Attn: Tournament Directors

Below is printable NAFA National berth form for tournaments to hand out at the completion of your event. Present teams at the medal ceremonies, offering them a spot to play at the July national events.


NAFA Cottage Grove MN 10U National Tournament 2020

July 22/Coaches check-in 7PM at River Oaks Golf Course
11099 South Highway 61
Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016

July 23/Pool play begins at 8AM. Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 26

Fields: Lamar Park, Grey Cloud Elementary Fields

$550 registration fee payable to NAFA . Five-game minimum guarantee

Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to CGAA Softball at coaches meeting.

Opening Ceremonies will be at Park High School Stadium at 6pm on July 23. Please note throwing of candy is prohibited from the parade.

2018 Gold Champions: Windmills Blue of Illinois

2019 Gold Champions: Nebraska Gold of Omaha

Registration Closed

Online Registration for the 10u Northern NAFA Nationals

10 U Hotel Information

Eric Kraushar

MN State Director/Tournament Director

Phone: 651-328-7453


NAFA Eagan MN 12U National Tournament 2020

July 15/Coaches check-in 7PM
Falcon Ridge Middle School
12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley, MN 55124

July 16/Pool play begins at 8AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 19

Fields: Northview Park, Lexington-Diffley Fields

$575 registration fee payable to NAFA . Five-game minimum guarantee

Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to Eagan Fastpitch at coaches meeting.

Opening Ceremonies are at the Eagan High School football stadium. 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16. Line-up at 5:30 p.m.


2019 Platinum Champions: Kaukauna Ghosts Black

Registration Closed

Online Registration for the 12u Northern NAFA Nationals

12 U Hotel Information

Eric Kraushar

MN State Director/Tournament Director

Phone: 651-328-7453

Todd Krenz

Tournament Director

Phone: 952-292-7493

Jeff Husom

Tournament Director

Phone: 763-670-4544


NAFA Eden Prairie MN 14U National Tournament 2020

July 22/Coaches check-in 7PM Miller Park
July 23/Pool play begins at 8AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 25

Fields: Miller Park in Eden Prairie, Legacy Fields in Minnetonka, Neil Johnson Complex in Shakopee

$575 registration fee payable to NAFA . Five-game minimum guarantee

Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to Eden Prairie Fastpitch at coaches meeting.


2019 Platinum Champions: North Dakota Elite

Registration Closed

Online Registration for the 14u Northern NAFA Nationals

14 U Hotel Information

Todd Krenz

Tournament Director

Phone: 952-292-7493

Jeff Husom

Tournament Director

Phone: 763-670-4544

Lisa Borowitz

Tournament Director


NAFA Shoreview MN 16U National Tournament 2020

July 22/Coaches check-in 7PM at Rice Creek Fields
July 23/Pool play begins at 8AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 26

Fields: Rice Creek in Shoreview, Sand Creek in Coon Rapids, Lexington Ballfield in Lexington

$575 registration fee payable to NAFA . Five-game minimum guarantee

Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to Mounds View Fastpitch at coaches meeting.

Parade: 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 23 at Rice Creek. Skills competition starts at 5 p.m. More to be discussed at the coaches meeting.

MN Alliance

2019 Gold Champions: Midwest Speed Gold 03

Registration Closed

Online Registration for the 16u Northern NAFA Nationals

16 U Hotel Information

Jim Rathe

Midwest NAFA Director / Tournament Director

Phone: 847-800-5739

Pat Mahr

Tournament Director - Lexington

Andrew Scheck

Tournament Director - Sand Creek



2019 Gold Champions: MN A's

NAFA Chaska MN 18U National Tournament 2019

July 22/Coaches check-in 7PM Community Park
July 23/Pool play begins at 9AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 26

Fields:
Community Park , 114000 Hundertmark Rd, Chaska, MN
Chaska High School, 545 Pioneer Trail, Chaska, MN

$575 registration fee payable to NAFA. Five-game minimum guarantee

Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to Chaska Fastpitch at coaches meeting.

Registration Closed

Online Registration for the 18u Northern NAFA Nationals


18 U Hotel Information


Cliff Whitson

Tournament Director

Kyle Field

Tournament Director

Stewart Parker

Tournament Director

Phone: 651-808-0395