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USA Softball reveals 2021 Hall of Fame Complex schedule

December 15, 2020

Oklahoma City, OK - - USA Softball reveals 2021 Hall of Fame Complex schedule



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December 15, 2020
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OKLAHOMA CITY –– USA Softball has revealed the 2021 schedule for the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex – OGE Energy Field – INTEGRIS Field, meaning players, coaches, umpires and fans alike can look forward to events from March through October at the Softball Capital of the World®. Following completion of the $27.5 million-dollar renovation voted and approved by the citizens of Oklahoma City, USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex reopened its doors for the first time in July 2020 for the Heart of America Fastpitch League (HFL) 4th of July Showdown prior to hosting the USA Softball GOLD National Championships. Events returning to the Hall of Fame Complex for the 2021 season include the highly touted NCAA Women’s College Softball World Series (WCWS) and USA Softball All-American Games, in addition to the inaugural Alliance Fastpitch Championship Series. The newly renovated facility will also welcome top participants in the USA Softball Men’s Major Fast Pitch and the Men’s Class A, B and C Slow Pitch divisions of play to compete and showcase their skills in Oklahoma City through their respective USA Softball National Championships.
 
Click here for the complete 2021 schedule of events at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex

 

 “We are looking forward to a welcoming back some signature events as well as hosting a handful of new events at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex,” said USA Softball Chief Executive Officer, Craig Cress. “Coming off a season where we completed stadium construction and dealt with the impact of COVID-19, we continue to work with state and local officials to not only offer a full slate of events but most importantly, provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all who visit the Softball Capital of the World®.”

Kicking off the 2021 season will be a series of collegiate softball tournaments held throughout the month of March, and details will be released when available. USA Softball will welcome back Special Olympics of Oklahoma on April 7, while the 16-Under and 18-Under Girls’ Fast Pitch Spring Challenge (April 16-18) and Capital City Classic (April 23-25) return for the first time since 2018. The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA) will host both their Slow Pitch State Championships (May 4-5) and Fast Pitch State Championships throughout the Oct. 7-9 and Oct. 14-16 weekends.
 
Also returning to the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex is the Big XII Conference Championship (May 14-15) prior to the NCAA WCWS (June 3-9), which features the top eight teams in Division I softball competing for the coveted National Championship title.
 
New to the schedule is the Alliance Fastpitch Championship Series, where Tier 1 and Tier 2 teams in both the 16-Under and 18-Under divisions will compete in Oklahoma City July 24–Aug. 2. The USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex will then host five consecutive events, beginning August 6-7 with the Men’s Major Fast Pitch National Championship followed by the USA Softball All-American Games, a prestigious tournament intended to provide national exposure to elite athletes in the 12-Under Junior Olympic (JO) Fast Pitch division.
 
The All-American Games will be followed by the Men’s Class C Slow Pitch National Championship (Aug. 27-29), the Men’s Class B Slow Pitch National Championship (Sept. 3-4) and the Men’s Class A Slow Pitch National Championship (Sept. 5-6), while the High School Frenzy will take place Sept. 24-25 followed by the OSSAA Fast Pitch State Championships.
 
Additional events to be held at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex may be added at a later date.  For more information on the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex, visit USASoftball.com. Many tournaments are open for teams to register and additional information, including Tournament Directors, hotels and maps can be found by visiting TournamentUSASoftball.

 

About USA Softball
USA Softball (USAS) is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USAS sanctions competition through a network of Local Associations, which includes all 50 states and select metro associations.  USAS is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch.  USAS annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships.  The USAS umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game.

As the NGB for the sport of softball, USAS is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USAS, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit, www.USASoftball.com.

 

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