Dates: July 20-23, 2023
Format: 5-game guarantee, 128 teams
* All teams will play three pool games on Thursday and Friday. Bracket play begins on Friday afternoon. All teams are guaranteed to play into Saturday.
Bracket play: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze
Fields: Northview Park 1-8, Lexington-Diffley Fields 1-6
$700 registration fee payable to NAFA. Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to Eagan Fastpitch at coaches meeting.
Single umpire for all pool play games; two-man for all bracket games depending on umpire availability.
Parade: Thursday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Eagan High School Football Stadium
Skills Competition: Friday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northview Park - JV Field on top of the hill
Awards: Top four teams in each bracket; team and individual.
2022 12U Platinum Champions: MN Royals
Site Director - Lexington-Diffley
Pool Play: July 20-23, 2023
Bracket Play: July 21-23, 2023
Parade of Teams: July 20, 6 p.m. at Eagan High School. Teams dress up with a theme, or matching outfits. Some teams choose to wear uniforms with poster board signs.
Pin Trading: Teams can order pins; girls can trade with other teams during the tournament. Fun opportunity to meet girls from other teams.
Gift Exchange: all teams switch gift bags upon conclusion of their first pool game. Spend no more than $10-12. Think fun. Candy, Dollar Store items, etc. The tournament director will email teams a coach list to coordinate how many players they will need bags for.
|Number of Teams||NAFA REG #||Team Name||Coach Name||Registration Paid|
|1||IL23-12-05||Illinois Lightning||Chris Conrad||✓|
|2||Freedom Fastpitch||Michelle Hildreth|
|3||Northern ICE '11||Steve Kram|
|4||Milwaukee Angels||Brian Johnsen|
|5||ISA Royal||Jenna Woepse|
|6||WI23-12-01||Kaukauna Ghosts Black||Travis DeValk|
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
Speed Contest (4 runners, home to first base)
1st: Wisconsin Lightning, 10.95 seconds
2nd: Lincoln Rockets '09, 11.24 seconds
3rd: Minnetonka Gold, 11.33 seconds
Throwing Contest (4 fielders, around the horn)
1st: Wisconsin Lightning I, 6.0 seconds
2nd: Wisconsin Lightning II, 6.38 seconds
3rd: Hastings Blue, 6.43 seconds
Winners: Izzie Hoffman, Chaska Gold; Quinn Skoraczewski, Wisconsin Lightning; McTague, Hastings Blue