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NAFA College Exposure October 21-22

October 21 - 22 NAFA Fall College Exposure

Ages: 16u, 18u (max 24 teams per age level)

***WEATHER UPDATE: Start times have been pushed back by 1 hour (updated 6:30AM) . Updates will be posted on Twitter @NAFASoftball
We will post another update at 8AM.***

Harlem Sports Complex
9450 Forest Hills Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111
Forest Hills Sports Complex
7742 Forest Hills Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111

3 game guarantee. 2 pool games followed by single Elimination bracket
Free substitution & continuous batting
All games 75 min time limit, finish the inning.

Event is a 2018 NAFA National Qualifier for the Midwest NAFA Nationals in Rockford, IL and the Northern NAFA Nationals in Eden Prairie or Shoreview, MN

All accepted entries will be accountable for registering team members through Captain U by Sept 15 or team will be removed from entry list and replaced by team from waiting list.  Form submission and payment do not guarantee acceptance. 

Inclement weather policy:  No games played $50 administrative fee withheld, 1 game played $100 withheld, 2 games played no refund.


Brian Fernette IL State NAFA Director

Jim Rathe Midwest NAFA Director

College Coaches who have attended:
Marian University
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Lewis University
Rockford University
Rock Valley College
UW Eau Claire
UW Stout
Lakeland College
Heartland Community College
Edgewood College
Sauk Valley College
University of Dubuque
Lake Forest College
Beloit College
North Central College
Concordia College Chicago
Kishwaukee College
McHenry County College
Ripon College
MATC - Milwaukee Area Technical College
Trinity College
Trinity University
* many other coaches have been invited and may attend

Thank You 363 Teams for coming to Nationals

10U Bloomington Tournament

Tournament Results


Champion: Rosemount Stapf

Runner-Up: Tigers Softball Club '06

8th: Soderville Cochran, Johnson Creek Yellowjackets; 6th: Lincoln Rockets, White Bear Lake Bears; 4th: North St. Paul Polars; 3rd: Shakopee Black


Champion: Forest Lake Rangers

Runner-Up: McHenry Elite Warriors

8th: Eagan Bailey, Mankato Peppers; 6th: Seymour Flames, Burnsville Blaze; 4th: Cottage Grove Green; 3rd: Stateline Fury


Champion: Chisago Lakes

Runner-Up: Zimmerman Navy

8th: Tonka Madness, Sartell Swarm; 6th: New Ulm Bombers, Bloomington White; 4th: Andover Huskies Polzin; 3rd: Eden Prairie Black

10U Tournament Results

Click on the link above

12 Tournament Eagan Results


Champion: Somerset Black

Runner-Up: Sioux Falls Diamond Storm

8th: Forest Lake Rangers, Nebraska Quakes ... 6th: Wisconsin Bandits, Mankato Peppers ... 4th: Apple Valley Fusion ... 3rd: Stillwater Red


Champion: Team Nebraska

Runner-Up: Goodview Sandlot

8th: Gamblers White, Huntley Red Raiders ... 6th: Eden Prairie Black, Seymour Flames ... 4th: Farmington Orange ... 3rd: Barrington Fillies


Champion: Chisago Lakes

Runner-Up: Hopkins Blue Angels

8th: Champlin Park Husom, Delano Black ... 6th: St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park ... 4th: Rosemount Ulland ... 3rd: Becker Blast


Champion: Prior Lake Joesting

Runner-Up: Tonka Mission

8th: Bloomington Red, OMGAA Storm ... 6th: Farmington White, White Bear Lake Black ... 4th: Gamblers Blue ... 3rd: Tonka Thunder

12U Pools and Brackets

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14U Eden Prairie-Shakopee Tournament

Tournament Results


1st: Stillwater Ponies

2nd: Mankato Peppers Elite

3rd: Rochester Royals

4th: Nebraska Quakes

6th: Vortex 2002, Shakopee Stealth Black,  8th: Illinois Gold, Gamblers


1st: MN. Alliance 02

2nd:MN. Stars 02-03

3rd: White Bear Lake Bears

4th: ThunderStix 13U

6th: Farmington Orange, Team Glory,  8th: Arctic Blast Black, Soderville Bengals


1st: Wisconsin Xplozion

2nd: Manly Heat

3rd: Cottage Grove Green

4th: Prescott Matzek

6th: Fargo Moorhead Blaze, North Polars,  8th: Acceleration, MN. Irish Green

14U Results

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16U Mounds View Tournament

16U Tournament Results

16U Gold

1ST Place: MN Alliance

2ND Place: Nebraska Elite

3RD Place: Crush Tidal Wave PH

16U Silver

1ST Place: Crush Tidal Wave JM

2ND Place: Johnson Creek Yellowjackets

3RD Place: SW WI Shock

Additional information and Team pictures listed in 16U Tournament information

18U Chaska-Shakopee Tournament

Tournament Results:
18u Gold:
1st Place: 5 Diamonds PC
2nd Place: Crush Tidal Waves
3rd Place: Mankato Peppers
4th Place Mississippi Valley Pride
5th Place: Nebraska Swingers Red & Team Nebraska Gold
18u Silver:
1st Place: KV Storm
2nd Place: Illinois Patriots
3rd Place: Rivals
4th Place MN Twisters
5th Place: MN Chaos & Midwest Lightning

18u Pool Schedule and Brackets

18u Bracket Schedule

Link to Brackets

18u Pool Assignments & Pool Schedule

Link to Pool Schedule & Assignments

Rule Modifications: 

- Pool Play: roster batting is allowed (courtesy runner will be last batted out)
- Mercy Rule: 12 after 3, 10 after 4, 8 after 5 innings of play

Northern NAFA Nationals Information

Any questions or concerns Contact:

Stewart Parker

PO Box 10791                White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110

Cell 651-808-0395           email

NAFA Team Registration Information

Registration forms are on each State Page or complete the the online registration in 2 easy steps:

1) Complete the online registration (Online NAFA Team Registration

2) Send $30 NAFA Membership fee 
Make check payable to: NAFA Softball
Send to: 
NAFA Softball
Attn: Jim Rathe Midwest Director
900 S Rawson Bridge Rd
Cary, IL 60013