25th Anniversary of NAFA World Series Heads To North Dakota

Written by Bob on April 1st, 2017

Founded in 1993, NAFA will celebrate its 25th anniversary by holding its 2017 World Series at the new Northside Softball Complex in Fargo, North Dakota, Aug. 9-20.

FARGO, N.D. – The North American Fastpitch Association was formed in 1993, offering a World Series for boys’ and men’s fastpitch softball teams of all skill levels.

2017 marks the 25th year the organization has hosted championship tournaments in six divisions: Young men (age 23-under), Open, AA-Major, AA, A-Major and A. And new this year, will be a recreation division for ball clubs recent to the sport.

The North Dakota cities of FargoWest Fargo and Moorhead, Minn. have the honor and are proud to host the event at its new softball facility: Northside Softball Complex.

  • The complex features 13 ballfields configured with an eight-diamond championship ring located at 6063 45th Street North in Fargo in Fargo.
  • Teams can begin registering for the World Series to be held August 9-20 by visiting this link: World Series Entry Form and Roster.

    WORLD SERIES DIVISIONS AND DATES

  • AA-Major, Aug. 9-11
  • A-Major, Aug. 10-13
  • Age 23-Under Gold, Aug. 11-13
  • Men’s Recreation, Aug. 11-13
  • A, Aug. 17-20
  • AA, Aug. 18-20
  • Age 23-Under Elige, Aug. 18-20
  • GETTING TO FARGO

    One of the best features of Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo is the ease of getting there. Hector International Airport has four airlines with direct flights to 10 cities.

    HECTOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT in Fargo, offers flights from many cities throughout the U.S.

    Driving is simple as the community sits on the crossroads of two major interstates, I–94 from the east/west and I–29 from the north/south. The drive, all of which is interstate, is just 220 miles south of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and 235 miles northwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Amtrak also runs through the city and offers connecting, through-way service from both the east and west.

    WHERE TO STAY
    Discounts with local hotels have been arranged, and to make it easy on you, simply CLICK HERE to see the options.

    Also, as an added bonus Rachel the Housing Manger is available to help answer questions you may have along the way. Email Rachel at: housing@fargomoorhead.org for assistance.

    Let us help you find a place for your team to stay while you are in town!

    GETTING AROUND
    Rental cars are available on-site at the Hector International Airport. Below is a list to help you out!

  • Alamo: (701) 235-2549
  • Avis: (701) 241-1580
  • Budget: (701) 241-1575
  • Enterprise: (701) 451-9560
  • Hertz: (701) 365-0878
  • National: (701) 235-2549
  • Payless: (701) 478-9890
  • If you are not interested in renting a car while you are here, there are also various taxi cab services and UBER to get you from point A to point B!

    THINGS TO DO AWAY FROM THE BALL FIELD
    Fargo is looking forward to having you here come August, our community has a lot to offer, like A LOT! Check out our Things To Do Website for everything you need to know about what to do when you are not on the field.

    A small sample includes the Red River Zoo, Shopping, Dining & Attractions, Breweries, Wineries, Distilleries, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Baseball, and much, more for ball players, fans and family to enjoy themselves in the great northern cities of Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead (MN).

    To receive the latest information about the world series and events in Fargo-Moorhead, sign up for the Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau NEWSLETTER

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