OKLAHOMA CITY --- The Amateur Softball Association and USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, announced today it will host the inaugural Futures Cup of Softball during the World Cup of Softball, scheduled to be held in Oklahoma City July 11-14 at ASA Hall of Fame Complex.
“We are thrilled to launch this youth tournament during the World Cup event this year,” said Ron Radigonda, ASA/USA Softball Executive Director. “This will be another great way to showcase our OKC venue to youth teams while also exposing them to the international game and the best teams in the World.”
This first-time event will accept the first paid 16 teams in each division: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U. In addition to play at the ASA Hall of Fame Complex, ASA will also utilize Wild Horse Park in Mustang, Okla. As a secondary facility during the tournament.
The deadline to sign up with the ASA National Office is June 27 with sign ups also available on tournamentasa.com under the ASA National Office Listing. Click here for the tournament listing.
Come and experience the best of both worlds by competing at the ASA Hall of Fame Complex and enjoying the games of the World Cup VIII, which features the top four teams in the World with No. 1 Japan, No. 2 USA, No. 3 Australia, No. 4.Canada and Puerto Rico.
Participating athletes will receive free admission to the international games when in uniform with their wrist band (provided at team check-in). An optional World Cup VIII gate fee of $350.00 is available for teams that includes 30 All-Session General Admission tickets for parents and fans of teams entered in the tournament. Additional All-Session General Admission tickets can be purchased at a discounted rate through the Tournament Director, Chris Sebren, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daily General Admission tickets can be purchased at $10.00 per day.
For more information on tickets for the World Cup of Softball, click here.
The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 76 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 210,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than three million. For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com/.
About USA Softball
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of the only two women’s sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won nine World Championship titles including the last seven consecutive as well as claimed six World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com/.
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