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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 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 Illinois NAFA.  

 Price per dozen  is $62 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 or 847-800-5739

IL NAFA 2021 Tournaments

Date Tournament 8U 10U 12U 14U 16U 18U 19+ Games Fees Contact for INFO Online Registration
Sept 19 - Oct 22 2021 NAFA Fall League, DH Friday Nights Sept 19-Oct 22 Y Y Y Y Y 6-game guarantee $335 by Sept 15 2021 NAFA Fall League Online Registration
Sept 18-19, 2021 DES Fall Finale Y Y Y Y 4-game guarantee $625 by check, $650 by CC, $600 for multiple teams or DES Fall Finale Online Registration
Sept 24-26, 2021 NAFA Northern IL Fall State Y Y Y Y Y 4-game guarantee $550 if received before 8-15-21 ($600 after) NAFA Northern IL Fall State Online Registration
Oct 9-10, 2021 Skeleton Classic - Oct 8-10 Lake Geneva, WI Y Y Y 4-game guarantee $600 Skeleton Classic - Oct 8-10 Online Registration
Oct 23-24, 2021 NAFA College Exposure showcase Y Y 4-game guarantee $500 NAFA College Exposure showcase Online Registration
June 24-26, 2022 Sycamore Storm Days 2022 IL NAFA State Y Y Y Y Y 5-game guarantee TBD / /