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16u Northern NAFA Nationals

NAFA Champlin & Coon Rapids MN 16U National Tournament 2023

Dates: July 27-30, 2023

Mandatory Coaches Meeting Wednesday, July 26

120 Teams Max

75 minutes finish the inning

2 umpires per game

5 game guarantee

$700 registration fee payable to NAFA. Gate fee $200 per team used to pay for field rental and field maintenance is paid to Champlin Park Fastpitch before the first game. 

3 pool games will seed teams into 4 brackets (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze) and a minimum of 2 bracket games are guaranteed.

All game results and brackets will be posted online.

Skills competition & Opening Ceremonies will occur on Thursday July 27 at Noble Park.

On behalf of NAFA Softball, Champlin Park Fastpitch, and Coon Rapids Fastpitch, we look forward to hosting your team!

2022 16U Platinum Champions: Midwest Sluggers '05

Tournament Information

Sponsor Information

Local restaurants that can take reservations of 25-plus with 1.5 hour time blocks to host teams. Tell them you're a team with NAFA Nationals.

MC's Tap House, 9690 Colorado Ln N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Chanticlear Pizza Bar & Grill, 11706 Crooked Lake Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Tournament Contacts

Jim Rathe

Midwest NAFA Director / National Tournament Director

Phone: 847-800-5739

Jeff Husom

Site Director

Phone: 763-670-4544

Gaeli Iverson

Champlin Park Fastpitch President

Phone: 612-501-5617

Field Maps

2023 NAFA 16U Northern Nationals

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

Teams Registered

Number of Teams NAFA REG # Team Name Coach Name Registration
1 Windy City Rage Don Kuffel
2 WI23-16-01 Central Wisconsin Edge 15u Jill Pugh
3 Lisle Slammers Jim Majnarich

2022 NAFA Northern Nationals 16U Results


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 Runner-Up: Stingers RL

Skills Competition Results

Winners can come to Noble Sports Park to collect their prize! Congratulations to all the teams and competitors!!!

Home Run Derby
1st Place: 7 Home Runs - MN Whirl 16u Gold, Ava F
2nd Place: Fusion Synergy, Carly F
Throwing for Accuracy
1st Place: MN Blast 16u, Jill A
2nd Place: Janesville Cyclones, Brynn S
3rd Place: MN Whirl 16u Gold, Maggie W
Around the Horn
1st Place: MN Blast 16u, Taylor, Brooklyn, Emily, Carly, Brooke, Maddie
2nd Place: Central WI Edge, Nolita, Emma, Caina, Katja, Makala, Erin
3rd Place: Fusion Synergy, Izzy, Macey, Zoe, Kaylie, Kylie, Greta 
Speed Around the Bases
1st Place: SE Flyers, Desirae, Brit, Kyllee, Olivia
2nd Place: Caledonia Chaos, Kenzie, Aalana, Bella, Abby 
3rd Place: Mississippi Valley Pride, Marlee, Kaitlyn, Halenel, Emma