NAFA Midwest Director
IL State Director
Teams will need to be registered to participate in NAFA Sanctioned events. There are 2 steps that will need to be completed.
1) Complete the online registration (Online NAFA Team Registration) or mail the PDF registration form.
2) Send $30 NAFA Membership fee
Make check payable to: NAFA Softball
The Official NAFA team roster can be found below. This roster is to be turned into the respective NAFA Tournament Director prior to games being played.
Tournament directors may additionally ask to see certificate of insurance, and copies of birth certificates or drivers license of players to confirm age eligibility.
Players may only be listed on one roster for said tournament. Additional players may not be added to an official roster once the tournament begins unless an injury exception has been granted by either the Tournament Director or State Director.
NAFA is once again extending the invitation for teams to piggy back their order for Softballs by participating in our bulk discount program. Sterling is the Official Softball of Illinois NAFA.
The order will be processed after the Deadline of Nov 17, 2017 with deliver in early 2017. Price per dozen FOB Cary, IL is $56.95 .
They are available in 11" and 12". Balls will be stamped with the NAFA logo and the NFHS logo approved for HS play.
Please direct any questions to Jim Rathe email@example.com or 847-800-5739
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.***
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Rathe Midwest NAFA Director email@example.com
Date: Oct 21-22
Davis Junction Fields, 100 N Moody St, Davis Junction, IL 61020
Harlem Sports Complex, 9400 Forest Hills Rd, Loves Park, IL 61111
Forest Hills Lanes, 7742 Forest Hills Rd, Loves Park, IL 61111
* $100 Cancellation Fee - refunds for cancellation 30 days in advance, no refunds less than 30 days unless the spot is filled.
Date: Oct 21-22
Age: 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u
75 min with 15 min between games
2 pool into single elimination
Max 30 teams
2 umpires per game
Age groups may be combined. Age divisions will be scheduled with 4 or more teams.
Harrer Park, 6250 Dempster St, Morton Grove, IL 60053
Hosted in conjunction with the Illinois Gold Fastpitch Softball Program
Entry Fee: 10u = $400 12u to 23u = $500
** REGISTRATION DEADLINE JUNE 25, 2017 **
* Refunds provided if a replacement team is found.
Loves Park, IL 61111
Coaches Meeting & Team Check-in:
Wednesday, July 11 at 6pm (location TBD)
There will be a 2 day player skills camp, coaches clinic, parent information session on college recruiting hosted and led by current and former college coaches on July 10-11 in conjunction with the Midwest NAFA Nationals. Day 2 the college coaches will coach the players in a scrimmage games.
More details to come including online registration.
NAFA has had a long standing relationship working with Helms Briscoe to help teams to get the best rate on hotel rooms for our NAFA National tournaments. While we are not a stay and play tournament (mandating you stay in our hotels, Shelley and John Larsen can help you and your team to ensure a simplified economic experience.
Please reference NAFA MIDWEST, your team name, age group when you contact John or Shelley.
We strongly recommend that you book your reduced rate team hotel rooms soon. If you have any questions please contact John or Shelley at
firstname.lastname@example.org (715) 246-2004