Spartanburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
ASA / USA Softball, the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the U.S., held its 85th Annual Council Meeting in Shreveport, La on November 17th. Spartanburg County Parks Department and the Spartanburg Convention & Visitor’s Bureau working together as the Spartanburg Sports Alliance, presented a bid and was selected as the host site for the 2018 USA Softball Girls’ 12 – Under Class A Fast Pitch National Championship. The following counties were selected for National Championship tournaments in 2018:
2018 USA Softball Junior Olympic National Championships
USA Softball Girls’ 10-Under Class A Fast Pitch – Montgomery, Ala.
USA Softball Girls’ 12-Under Class A Fast Pitch – Spartanburg, S.C.
USA Softball Girls’ 14-Under Class A Fast Pitch – Bowling Green, Ky.
USA Softball Girls’ 16-Under Class A Fast Pitch – Seattle, Washington
USA Softball Girls’ 18-Under Class A Fast Pitch – Salem, Virginia
As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing sports organizations, USA Softball will continue to sanction competition in every state serving 160,000 teams today, USA Softball represents a membership of more than two million players.
Spartanburg held its first national championship tournament in 2015 as it hosted the 18-Under Class A Fast Pitch National Championship at Tyger River Park. The tournament was successful and brought teams from across the nation to Spartanburg for the weeklong event. The bidding process was extremely competitive and Spartanburg is proud to be selected as a site for this national tournament.