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14u Northern NAFA Nationals

NAFA Prior Lake & Lakeville MN 14U National Tournament 2023

Dates: July 27-30, 2023

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:

The Ponds 1-6, 8-9 (Prior Lake)
Aronson Park 1-9 (Lakeville)
 

$700 registration fee payable to NAFA. Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to Prior Lake Athletics for Youth (PLAY) or Lakeville Fastpitch Softball Association before the first game. 

Two-man umpire crews for all pool and bracket games depending on umpire availability.

All games are no new inning after 75 minutes

Mandatory Coaches meeting on Wed, July 26

Home Run Derby: Thursday, July 27 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Aronson Park, Field 5, in Lakeville


Tournament Contacts

Eric Kraushar

MN State Director - Tournament Coordinator

Phone: 651-328-7453

Kyle Field

Site Director - Lakeville

Phone: 612-978-2753

Tyler Chambers

Site Director - Prior Lake

Phone: 612-296-1736


Field Maps

2023 NAFA 14U Northern Nationals

Schedule
Pool Play: July 27-28, 2023
Bracket Play: July 28-30, 2023

Parade of Teams: This event WILL return in 2023. We are working on the details.

Pin Trading: Optional -- 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. Teams will be sent a coach list to coordinate how many players they will need bags for.

Teams Registered

Number of Teams NAFA REG # Team Name Coach Name Registration Paid
1 GTS 14U Midwest Mike Brewer
2 WI23-14-08 Royals Fastpitch Jon Skarda
3 IL23-14-01 AB Fastpitch Dakota Medrano
4 WI23-14-09 Wolves Fastpitch Jayson Werra
5 Oakfield Crush Aaron Schepp
6 Mankato Peppers Elite Amy Zellmer
7 Milwaukee Angels Chad Dornbach
8 IL23-14-08 Wasco Diamonds Christopher Van Degraft
9 Wisconsin Twisters Justin Munoz
10 New Berlin Heat Red James Sturino
11 Minnesota Elks Randy Backman

Looking back at the 2022 tournament

2022 NAFA Northern Nationals 14U Pools & Brackets

FINAL SCHEDULE

Platinum
1st - Falls Angels, 2nd - MN Moose Orange, 3rd - Ohio Hawks, 4th - Germantown Fastpitch

Gold
1st - MN Magic Privette, 2nd - White Bear Lake Bears, 3rd - MN Bombers 12U National, 4th - Wisconsin Redbirds

Silver
1st - MN Starters Gold, 2nd - MN Vortex Uittenbogaard, 3rd -  Sycamore Sycos, 4th - Soderville Bengals

Bronze
1st - Centennial Lakes Johnson, 2nd - MN Waves Beech, 3rd - MN Moose Blue, 4th - Seymour Flames Black