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    NSA Girl's Fastpitch World Series — General Information

    NSA "B" & "C" North Central World Series

    The National Softball Association has multiple Fastpitch World Series happening around the country. You can pick where you'd like to play! Visit NSAFastpitchWorldSeries.com for all listings, How to Qualify and How to Enter.

    All teams must be registered with NSA and have properly qualified & validated their berth by playing in their State Championships to participate in the NSA Girl’s Fastpitch World Series.

    Please contact your State Director for Information on how to qualify for the GFP World Series. If you do not know your State Director, click HERE or contact the NSA National Office at 859-887-4114.

    All Events & Games are Central Time

    LAST UPDATED  7-11-19  5:00 PM

    Please check back for UPDATES on OPENING DAY CELEBRATIONS and other information as the tournament nears.


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    Tournament Information

    Date: July 17 - July 21, 2019 (Wednesday through Sunday)

    Ages: Class "B": 8u Player Pitch & 8u Coach Pitch offered - 10u - 12u - 14u - 16u - 18u. Class "C": 10u - 12u - 14u

    Location: Rockford, IL and Beloit, WI

    Tournament Directors: Bill & Kathie Horton   810-629-9551   NSAWorldSeries@playnsa.com

    Events: Skills Competitions, Coaches/Managers Meetings, Opening Ceremonies, etc. Will begin Wednesday July 17th. Schedule and more details available HERE.

    Souvenirs & Equipment: Souvenir & Equipment Vendors will be available for the event, including Diamond Sport Gear. Please watch for a schedule of locations for the Vendor tents during the week. NSA items are licensed and no other items are allowed to be sold at our tournaments. Violators will be prosecuted.

    Parks & Field Assignment by Age Group: Available HERE.

    Hotel Information: Available HERE.

    Admission or Gate Fees: NONE! Tournament entry fee includes Admission / Gate fees for all spectators & family members. No Passes Needed!

    Games Begin: Thursday July 18th.

    Format: 4 Game Format. 2 Games in Pool Play then seeding into Double Elimination Bracket. Brackets will be posted on the website and updated during the tournament.

    Entry Deadline: July 3rd, 2019. All fees & paperwork must be received by the World Series Directors prior to this deadline.

    Entry Fee, Procedures & Payments Options: Available HERE.


    Playing Rules: NSA rules will govern all play in strict accordance with the NSA Rule Book. It is the coach/managers responsibility to know the rules & bylaws of NSA.  Ignorance of a rule or bylaw of NSA does NOT negate the penalty.  NSA rule book is available for coaches online 24/7 at PlayNSA.com. All games, including Championship Games will be run with a Time Limit and Mercy/Run Rules.

    Team Insurance: Can my team play in the NSA "B" or "C" World Series if their insurance is NOT an NSA/Westpoint Insurance Policy? Yes. You just have to supply us with a copy of your current insurance for your team when submitting your paperwork. We will make sure that your team meets the NSA/Westpoint Insurance requirement for the World Series tournament. Nothing else you need to do and no additional fees for your team.

    Game Information:

    1. Please allow ample time to arrive at the fields for your game. Expect delays due to early morning traffic.

    2. All teams must be present at the field Thirty (30) Minutes Prior to the game time posted on the bracket board, READY TO TAKE THE FIELD. Games may begin up to 15 minutes early if field is available.

    1. Tournament Director could move games to a different field posted on the brackets based on field availability. Just because your field might be behind does NOT change your game time. Teams could be moved to a vacant field to keep tournament moving and games on time.
    1. Roster Checks may be done at anytime during the tournament. Coach will be required to have birth certificates or government issue photo ID available upon request by tournament committee.

    Uniforms: To be in strict accordance with NSA team dress code.

    Softball: NSA black stitched optic yellow softballs are provided. Umpires will control the balls and umpire decisions are final on softballs.

    NSA Approved Equipment: It is the coaches/players' responsibility to check their bats for the Approved Company and the stamp prior to bringing them into play. Check the NSA Approved Equipment List if you have any questions.

    Validation: Your State Director will still verify your berth, classification & validation.

    Protest: Umpire judgment calls are final. There will be a $75.00 CASH ONLY protest fee. If protest is ruled in your favor, your money will be returned.

    Weather Hotline:  Information will be given to coaches during check in.  ANY weather issues will be dealt with by each individual site. One site may have problems and another may not.
     Awards:  Minimum Awards will be presented as follows:

    • First Place Championship Team Award
    • Finalist Championship Team Award
    • 3rd through 7th Place Team Awards
    • Individual Player Awards - For First, Second, Third and Fourth places. Individual Awards are for the players attending the World Series Only.

    Attractions & Things to do in the Area:  Please contact the Rockford Area CVB

    Photographer: TBA