Long-running Seattle men’s fastpitch tournament returning in 2013

Written by Bob on October 17th, 2012


Top pitching, outstanding hitters and clutch-play defense, the Seattle Invitational has it all. Don’t miss the 2013 tournament.

SEATTLE, WA – The 53rd Annual Seattle Invitational Men’s Fastpitch Tournament, one of the most revered tournaments in North America will be back in 2013, with some expansion, says Tournament Director Ryan Daly.

“The Seattle Invitational is the longest running tournament in the USA,” Daly said, “with champions including, Federal Old Line, Seafirst, Pay Less, Larry Miller Toyota, Peterbilt, and Pay N’ Pak. This tournament is greatly expanding with a generous grant from the City of Fife and looking to accommodate the elite teams in North America.”

The Seattle Invitational will actually consist of two tournaments, with 12 teams in each tournament:

(1) An ASA Class B through NAFA Class AA and below, WITH the ASA bat rule enforced.
(2) An OPEN through NAFA AA Major and ASA Class A, WITH the ISF bat rule enforced.

    TOURNAMENT FACTS:

    Date: July 26-28th

    Where: Fife, WA (20 minutes from Seattle)

    Format: Four-game guarantee, round robin, then single elimination

    Facilities: Four ball diamonds with 250 foot fences

    Sanctioning: By the North American Fastpitch Association, (NAFA) and the Amateur Softball Association (ASA)

    Scorekeeping: Official Scorekeepers will be provided

    Awards: Most Valuable Player, Most Valuable Pitcher, Most Homeruns, team trophies, Champions wind breakers, All-Star plaques

    Entry Fee: $300 if paid before July 1, and $350 afterwards

    Tournament Bonus: FREE beer garden – Friday, Saturday and Sunday

An article about the 2012 tournament: SEATTLE INVITATIONAL A DISPLAY OF GENERATIONS OF TALENT

For more information contact:
Ryan Daly
Tele: 425-445-6028
Email: Rdaly24@gmail.com

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