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2017 Midwest NAFA Nationals

Midwest NAFA Nationals

2017 Midwest NAFA Nationals

2017 Midwest NAFA Nationals - July 12-16

Hosted in conjunction with the Illinois Gold Fastpitch Softball Program
****Weather Update:**** 6AM Sunday, July 16
All events are on schedule for Championship Sunday.
Pool Schedule:
Bracket Schedule: 
Location: (additional locations may be added)
Harlem Sports Complex
9450 Forest Hills Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111
Forest Hills Lanes
7742 Forest Hills Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111
Swanson Park (location of the skills competition Thursday, July 13)
5444 Swanson Rd
Roscoe, IL 61073
Coaches Meeting & Team Check-in:
Wednesday, July 12
Holiday Inn Rockford
7550 E. State St
Rockford, IL 61108
Items to bring: 
1) Certificate of Insurance
2) Proof of age for players (birth certificate, drivers license, passport)
3) Signed NAFA Roster
4) Completed Skills Competition (online form) Please complete this no later than 12pm on Thursday July 13
5) Gate fee: $50 payable to Illinois Gold
6) Hotel address & number of rooms if applicable

Updated Tournament Information

Rules & Additional Information:

10u, 12u, 14u will have a team that will play an additional pool play game.  For this reason we will use the following criteria for seeding:
1) Record
2) Head to Head
3) Run Differential (max 7 runs)
4) Ave Runs Allowed
5) Ave Runs Scored
6) Coin Toss
All teams will be allowed to use continuous batting & free substitution during pool play.  10u only will be allowed to use continuous batting & free substitution throughout the tournament.
During pool play the home and away choice shall be decided by a coin toss. In bracket play the higher seed will have the choice.
75 minute finish the inning time limit on all games except for the Championship game.
Pool play may end in a tie.
Run rule shall be 12 runs after 3 innings, 10 runs after 4 innings, 8 runs after 5 innings.
10u only:
- Dropped 3rd strike will be in effect.
- Infield fly will not be in effect.

Hotels for Midwest NAFA Events

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  (715) 246-2004

View the list of hotels for Nationals