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Illinois NAFA National Qualifying Events

Below is a list of the Illinois NAFA Tournaments and the respective registration information for each event.

Please scroll down for the details and the online registration information for each event.

If you or your organization would like to host a NAFA event, you can contact Jim Rathe jrathe@NAFASoftball.com and complete this "Host a Tourney Online Form".


NAFA Team Registration

Teams will need to be registered to participate in NAFA Sanctioned events.  There are 2 steps that will need to be completed.

1) Complete the online registration (Online NAFA Team Registration) 

2) Send $30 NAFA Membership fee 

Make check payable to: NAFA Softball

Send to: 

NAFA Softball
Attn: Jim Rathe Midwest Director
2514 Poplar Ave
North St. Paul, MN 55109
 
Upon receipt and processing, NAFA Team Registration numbers will be posted under NAFA Teams section of the website.

Softball Order Form

NAFA is once again extending the invitation for teams to piggy back their order for Softballs by participating in our bulk discount program.  Sterling is the Official Softball of NAFA Softball.  

 Price per dozen  is $70 plus shipping .

They are available in 11" and 12".  Balls will be stamped with the NAFA logo and the NFHS logo approved for HS play.

Online Softball Order Form

Please direct any questions to Jim Rathe jrathe@nafasoftball.com or 847-800-5739

2022-23 IL NAFA Softball Tournaments

Date Tournament Page Level 8U 10U 12U 14U 16U 18U 19+ Games Entry Fee Tournament Director Online Registration
Sept 2-5, 2022 Sept 2-5 Fall State Open Y Y Y Y Y 4 game guarantee $575 if received by Aug 15, $625 if received after bfernette@nafasoftball.com Online Registration Sept 2-5 Fall IL State
Sept 9-11, 2022
Online Registration AB Fastpitch Frenzy
Sept 24-25, 2022 Sept 24-25 NAFA Fight Cancer Charity Open Y Y Y Y Y 5 game guarantee $450 if received by August 15, 2022 ($500 if received after Aug 15) bfernette@nafasoftball.com Online Registration Sept 24-25 NAFA Fight Cancer Charity
Oct 22-23, 2022 NAFA IL Fall College Exposure Open Y Y 4 game guarantee $550 bfernette@nafasoftball.com Online Registration NAFA IL Fall College Exposure
Oct 22-23, 2022 Fall 10u-14u Round Robin Open Y Y Y 4 game guarantee $350 if received by Sept 15th ($400 after) bfernette@nafasoftball.com Online Registration Oct 22-23 Round Robin
July 12-16, 2023 23 Midwest NAFA Nationals Open Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 5 game guarantee $675 ($200 gate fee) **Save $100 if your team plays in both the Midwest & Northern Nationals jrathe@nafasoftball.com
Midwest NAFA Nationals Online Registration

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Date Tournament Page Level 8U 10U 12U 14U 16U 18U 19+ Games Entry Fee Tournament Director Online Registration
Sept 2-5, 2022 Sept 2-5 Fall State Open Y Y Y Y Y 4 game guarantee $575 if received by Aug 15, $625 if received after bfernette@nafasoftball.com Online Registration Sept 2-5 Fall IL State
Sept 9-11, 2022 Online Registration AB Fastpitch Frenzy Open
Sept 24-25, 2022 Sept 24-25 NAFA Fight Cancer Charity Open Y Y Y Y Y 5 game guarantee $450 if received by August 15, 2022 ($500 if received after Aug 15) bfernette@nafasoftball.com Online Registration Sept 24-25 NAFA Fight Cancer Charity
Oct 22-23, 2022 NAFA IL Fall College Exposure Open Y Y 4 game guarantee $550 bfernette@nafasoftball.com Online Registration NAFA IL Fall College Exposure
Oct 22-23, 2022 Fall 10u-14u Round Robin Open Y Y Y 4 game guarantee $350 if received by Sept 15th ($400 after) bfernette@nafasoftball.com Online Registration Oct 22-23 Round Robin
July 12-16, 2023 23 Midwest NAFA Nationals Open Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 5 game guarantee $675 ($200 gate fee) **Save $100 if your team plays in both the Midwest & Northern Nationals jrathe@nafasoftball.com
Midwest NAFA Nationals Online Registration