Men's International FP
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Amateur Softball Association (ASA), the International Softball Federation (ISF) and the International Sports Group Union (ISGU) announced this week that Altamonte Springs, Fla. Will play host January 17-20, 2013 to the International Menís Fast Pitch Softball tournament. A chance to compete against the best teams from around the World, menís fast pitch teams will compete over the three day event at Seminole Softball Complex and Merrill Park in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
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"We are thrilled to be hosting this event again this year as it truly brings together some of the best fast pitch teams in the world," said tournament director Alex Linares. "We are excited to have ASA and ISF support this event and look forward to putting on a great tournament in January."
USA Softball is planning on entering its Menís National Team as a tune up for the ISF XIII Menís World Championship that will be held in New Zealand in March of 2013. The roster for the USA team will be announced on September 1, 2012.
Entries will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and the deadline is November 16, 2012. Click here for an entry form.The 2013 champions will receive a complimentary entry into the 2014 tournament and $1,000 cash. Second place will receive $750 and third place receives $650.
For more information please contact Alex Linares at the International Sports Group Union. Phone 407-300-4858 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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/.
About the International Softball Federation
The ISF is the world governing body of the sport as recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and SportAccord (formerly the General Association of International Sports Federations). Softball (women's fast pitch) made its Olympic debut at the 1996 Games in Atlanta. There are 127 affiliated countries in the ISF and millions of participants in the sport worldwide. The sport is contested in more than a dozen multi-sport Games. Learn additional details about the Federation at http://www.ISFsoftball.org.