Information

Packet

Here is the tournament information packet for this event.  We will update information as it becomes available, but please read through thoroughly for all event info.

Congratulations on an outstanding season and welcome to the 2021 USSSA Fast Pitch National Championship Tournaments and the USA Elite Select World Fastpitch Championships. The event will be held in Des Moines, Iowa & Quad Cities. Games will be played at multiple venues  during the event.

June 30-July 4 8U/9C/10C (Des Moines)

July 7-11 11U/13U Open & WFC (Des Moines)

July 14-18 10U/12U WFC & 12U A/B/C (Des Moines)

July 14-18 9U/10UB/15U/16UB (Quad Cities)

Tournament Format - 10U/11U/12U/13U World Fastpitch Championships

 

Will use a 6-game guarantee format in this ages/classes.  Teams will be seeded into pools based on current USSSA ranking points and play round robin.  Teams will play 4 Pool Play Games.

After Pool Play, teams will move to a Double Elimination Championship Bracket.

To guarantee your spot in the tournament, your team will need to complete the online entry process.  All entries must be made through the www.usssa.com website. You will be required to submit your entry and payment online. At this point it will be subject to approval by your state director. Once approved, your entry will be considered complete for this World Series Event. Official entry and payment deadlines can be found below.  The entry fee for 2021 is $750. 

Tournament Format - 9U/10UB/11U/12UA/12UB/12C/13U/15U/16UB  National Championships

 

Will use a 6-game guarantee format in this ages/classes.  Teams will be seeded into pools based on current USSSA ranking points and play round robin.  Teams will play 4 Pool Play Games.

After Pool Play, teams will be flighted based on their results into separate Division Brackets based upon over size of the event.  Each Bracket flight will be a double elimination bracket and will crown a National Champion.

To guarantee your spot in the tournament, your team will need to complete the online entry process.  All entries must be made through the www.usssa.com website. You will be required to submit your entry and payment online. At this point it will be subject to approval by your state director. Once approved, your entry will be considered complete for this World Series Event. Official entry and payment deadlines can be found below.  The entry fee for 2021 is $630. 

Tournament Format - 8 & Under/9U C/10U C National Championships

 

Will use a 5-game guarantee format in this event. Teams will be seeded into pools based on current USSSA ranking points and play a round robin. All teams will be seeded into a double elimination championship bracket following pool play. Seeding will be based on pool finish. The exact format of the tournament, e.g., number of games, number of teams in each pool, etc., will be set by the tournament director following USSSA Fast Pitch guidelines as approved by the USSSA Fast Pitch National Committee.  

To guarantee your spot in the tournament, your team will need to complete the online entry process.  All entries must be made through the www.usssa.com website. You will be required to submit your entry and payment online. At this point it will be subject to approval by your state director. Once approved, your entry will be considered complete for this World Series Event. Official entry and payment deadlines can be found below
.  The entry fee for 2020 is $395 for 8U and is $525 for 9C/10C.  

 

Tournament Deadlines

Events Deadline of June 20, 2021 

June 30-July 4 | 8U/9C/10C (Des Moines)

Events Deadline of June 23, 2021 

July 7-11 | 11U/13U WFC | 11U & 13U Open/C (Des Moines)

July 14-18 | 10U/12U WFC | 12U A/B/C (Des Moines)

Events Deadline of July 31, 2021 

July 14-18 | 9U/10B/15U/16B (Quad Cities)

All Tournament Information

All team rosters must be on the USSSA website.  All players participating in USSSA Fast Pitch youth tournament play shall have proof of age in possession of their team manager at all times. Proof of age must be verified by a government issued document that identifies the player by name, gender and birth date. Failure to produce a copy of such document upon demand by and deemed non-fraudulent by a tournament official will result in the offending team losing the game, being eliminated from the tournament, being placed last in the standings and forfeiting all awards, sponsor’s travel money and tournament berths that would have been awarded at the tournament.


Official Playing Rules:
All playing rules shall be governed by the official USSSA Fastpitch softball rulebook and national by-laws. Note that the rulebook online at www.usssa.com will always supersede the latest printed version if a discrepancy exists.

Hotels
For a full list of lodging available for this event:

 [CLICK HERE]  for June 30-July 4 | 8U/9C/10C (Des Moines)

[CLICK HERE] for July 7-11 | 11U/13U WFC | 11U & 13U Open/C (Des Moines)

[CLICK HERE] for July 14-18 | 10U/12U WFC | 12U A/B/C (Des Moines)

[CLICK HERE] for July 14-18 | 9U/10B/15U/16B (Quad Cities)



Awards
Awards Package sizes will be based on the number of teams in the tournament. 
1. Team trophies 
2. Individual awards 
3. Team Sportsmanship award
4. Outstanding Pitcher award
5. Outstanding Offensive Player award
6. Outstanding Defensive Player award
7. MVP award

Gift Exchange
There will be a non-mandatory team gift exchange during one of your pool play games.  Teams wishing to participate should bring something that is representative of their home area, the value of which is not important.  It is recommended that teams bring a minimum of 16 gifts to exchange. Please RSVP to bj@centraliowasports.com by your event's entry deadline if you are interested in the Gift Exchange.  Include Team Name, Age Group, Manager Name, and number of players on your team in the email RSVP.



Admission

Admission for the 2020 National Championships will be pre-paid. No charge at the park for gate.


National Championship Merchandise 
USSSA National Championship apparel and souvenirs, will be sold at the Opening Ceremonies and throughout the tournament.

[CLICK HERE] to pre-order June 30-July 4 8U/9C/10C merchandise online. (Des Moines)

[CLICK HEREto pre-order July 7-11 11U/13U Open & WFC merchandise online. (Des Moines)

[CLICK HERE] to pre-order July 14-18 10U/12U WFC & 12U A/B/C merchandise online. (Des Moines)

[CLICK HERE] to pre-order July 14-18 9U/10UB/15U/16UB merchandise online. (Quad Cities)

Tentative Schedule
For a tentative tournament itinerary, [COMING SOON].

Bracket schedules will not be mailed out in advance.  The pool play and double elimination brackets will be given to coaches during the team check-in.  Player, coach and other pre-tournament items will also be distributed at the team check-in. Pool play and bracket schedules will also be linked on the website a few days in advance.

Note that all times are subject to change.  Please verify itinerary during team check-in. Once the tournament begins, managers must check the main bracket board for any changes in game times, field assignments or other items related to tournament play or functions.

Exact playing venues will not be designated until the schedule is released. 

@2019 by Central Iowa Sports

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon
  • Black YouTube Icon