Dates for the 2023 Midwest and Northern NAFA Nationals
Midwest (Rockford, IL /Janesville, WI) - July 12-16, 2023
Registration for 2023 is available now (click link above)
10U & 18U - Janesville, WI (new location)
8U, 12U, 14U, 16U, 19+ - Rockford & Loves Park, IL
8U: Lexington, MN -- July 22-23, 2023
10U: Cottage Grove and TBA, MN -- July 20-23, 2023
12U: Eagan and TBA, MN -- July 20-23, 2023
14U: Prior Lake/Lakeville -- July 27-30, 2023
16U: Champlin/Coon Rapids -- July 27-30, 2023
18U: Eden Prairie/Chaska -- July 27-30, 2023
19+: Champlin -- July 29-30, 2023
We continue to add more tournaments and leagues for your teams to participate and to qualify for the 2022 Midwest and Northern NAFA Nationals. Quick links are provided below. Teams are allowed to participate across state lines. We also have 2 College Exposure tournaments in October (IL and WI).
NAFA National Tournament Host Hotels. We strongly encourage you set up a team block at a participating hotel as soon as possible as rooms fill fast. Our hotel team works closely with hotels to ensure they remain in business and can accommodate the needs of each team.
NAFA has made every effort to ensure your team’s trip to attend our NAFA National tournaments are as simplified and economic as possible. We recommend teams use our online reservation tool for their housing needs. Do not contact the hotels directly.
For a list of our over 50 participating “Host” hotels choose the link below for each age bracket. Our system allows you to Select a Hotel and Create a Team block in seconds and our hotel coordinators are available to support you if you have questions or need additional rooms.
For additional support in booking your team(s) hotels contact our hotel coordinators at House My Team (844) 898-6346.
Click HERE for the host hotels for Midwest NAFA Nationals - Rockford, IL
1st - Tonka Black; 2nd - Osseo Maple Grove; 3rd - Champlin Park, 4th - Cottage Grove Green
1st - Wayzata Gold; 2nd - Cottage Grove White; 3rd - Centennial Lakes; 4th - Chaska Purple
1st - Sioux Falls Cyclones Red; 2nd - Kaukauna Black; 3rd - Gallano Trucking & Farm Hurricanes; 4th - ROSA Freeberg
1st - Heat Premier; 2nd - North Iowa Heat; 3rd - Seymour Flames Red; 4th - Sycamore Sycos Black
1st - Chanhassen Storm; 2nd - Gamblers; 3rd - Willmar; 4th - Andover Black
1st - MN Royals; 2nd - Wisconsin Lightning; 3rd - Midwest Speed Schweich; 4th - Mounds View Green
1st - Game On Athletics; 2nd - Rhino Fastpitch; 3rd - Forest Lake Rangers; 4th - Lincoln Rockets '09
1st - Minnetonka Gold; 2nd - Milwaukee Angels; 3rd - Centennial Lakes Wlazlo; 4th - Bloomington Blue Blast
1st - Apple Valley Fusion Black; 2nd - Champlin Park Gray; 3rd - Andover White; 4th - Eden Prairie Red
1st - Falls Angels; 2nd - MN Moose Orange; 3rd - Ohio Hawks; 4th - Germantown Fastpitch
1st - MN Magic Privette; 2nd - White Bear Lake Bears; 3rd - MN Bombers 12U National; 4th - Wisconsin Redbirds
1st - MN Starters Gold; 2nd - MN Vortex Uittenbogaard; 3rd - Sycamore Sycos; 4th - Soderville Bengals
1st - Centennial Lakes Johnson; 2nd - MN Waves Beech; 3rd - MN Moose Blue; 4th - Seymour Flames Black
1st - Midwest Sluggers '05; 2nd - Brookings Outlaws Kratz; 3rd - Badger Blitz Birling; 4th - Goodview Sandlot
1st - Park Ridge Pistols; 2nd - Caledonia Chaos Kimble; 3rd - Central Wisconsin Edge; 4th - MN SnoCatz Black
1st - Owatonna Crush; 2nd - Clutch Hitters Jensen; 3rd - Seymour Flames Black; 4th - Rock River Stix Gransee
1st - MN Moose White; 2nd - MN ICE Ludden; 3rd - Mendota Heights Gold; 4th - MN Moose Blue; Consolation Champions: Janesville Cyclones; Consolation Runners-Up: Stingers RL
1st - MN Elite Rubischko; 2nd - Badger Blitz; 3rd - Kaukauna Ghosts; 4th - TC Blitz
1st - Wisconsin Bandits Gold; 2nd - MN Starters National; 3rd - Windy City Rage; 4th - MN A's Zwack
1st - Mad City Panic; 2nd - Yankton Fury Red; 3rd - Fargo-Moorhead Blaze Blue; 4th - MN Riptide
The below roster is the official roster to be used at NAFA Nationals and NAFA qualifiers.
We suggest after completing, make a few extra copies to keep with your player birth certificates.
Eric Kraushar, NAFA Minnesota State Director, a journalist in the west metro, penned a column on the NAFA experience for our Eden Prairie and Chaska host sites.
Please give it a read.