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2018 Northern NAFA Nationals

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Registration For All 2018 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 Nationals tournaments are as simplified and economic as possible. NAFA Nationals are Stay and Play tournaments and all accommodations must be made through our online reservation tool or via our hotel coordinators. For a list of our participating hotels please choose the  “Click Here to see the host hotels” link below. For additional support in booking your team(s) contact our hotel coordinators Shelley Johnson or John Larsen at sjohnson@helmsbriscoe.com. (715) 246-2004. If you call, please reference NAFA, your team name and the specific age group nationals you are attending in communications with Shelley or John.​​​​​​​


New 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 

Make check payable to: NAFA Softball

Send to: 
NAFA Softball
Attn: Jim Rathe Midwest Director
900 S Rawson Bridge Rd
Cary, IL 60013
 
MN teams can participate in the Midwest NAFA Nationals July 12-16 in Rockford, IL instead of participating in a State Tournament.

Attn: Tournament Directors

Below are printable NAFA National berth forms 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 2018

July 25/Coaches check-in 7PM  Park Cottage Grove High School 
July 26/Pool play begins at 8AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 29

$500 registration fee payable to NAFA . Four-game minimum guarantee

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

Opening Ceremonies will  be at Park Cottage Grove Football Stadium. 

10 U Hotel Information

Eric Kraushar

Tournament Director

Phone: 651-328-7453

Jeff Husom

Tournament Director

Phone: 763-670-4544

NAFA Eagan MN 12U National Tournament 2018

July 18/Coaches check-in 7PM Blackhawk Middle School
July 19/Pool play begins at 8AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 22

$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 Eagan Fastpitch at coaches meeting.

Opening Ceremonies will be determined by Eagan Fastpitch. Maps and discussion will be at the coaches meeting.

12 U Hotel Information

Todd Krenz

Tournament Director

Phone: 952-292-7493

Eric Kraushar

Tournament Director

Phone: 651-328-7453

Jeff Husom

Tournament Director

Phone: 763-670-4544

NAFA Eden Prairie MN 14U National Tournament 2018

July 25/Coaches check-in 7PM Miller Park
July 26/Pool play begins at 8AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 29

$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 Eden Prairie Fastpitch at coaches meeting.

14 U Hotel Information

Todd Krenz

Tournament Director

Phone: 952-292-7493

Cliff Whitson

Tournament Director


NAFA Shoreview MN 16U National Tournament 2018

July 25/Coaches check-in 8PM
July 26/Pool play begins at 8AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 29

$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 Mounds View Fastpitch at coaches meeting.

16 U Hotel Information

Pat Mahr

Tournament Director

Phone: 651-357-2742

Jim Rathe

Midwest NAFA Director / Tournament Director

Phone: 847-800-5739


NAFA Chaska MN 18U National Tournament 2018

July 25/Coaches check-in 8PM Community Park
July 26/Pool play begins at 8AM

Double elimination bracket championship ends on July 29

$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 Chaska Fastpitch at coaches meeting.

18 U Hotel Information



Brian Fernette

IL NAFA Director / Tournament Director

Phone: 630-728-8646