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2013 ASA Boys National Fastpitch Tournament in North Mankato, MN

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

ASA
BY BRUCE WALTERS / TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR

NORTH MANKATO, MN – I’m posting to inform the Fastpitch world that I now have all the information gathered as it relates to the 2013 ASA Softball National Boys Fastpitch Tournamentto be held August 2-4, 2013 at Caswell Park in North Mankato, MN.

If you have an interest and would like the information, please get in touch with me and I can forward the registration information. Questions or inquires about registration can be directed towards Bruce Walters, Tournament Director, at (507) 340-6027 or via e-mail at fgroup21@gmail.com.

AGE DIVISIONS: 10-Under, 12-U, 14-U, 16-U, 18-U, and 23-U

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North Mankato hosting ASA National Boys Fastpitch Tournament

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

USASoftball.web

ASA_Packet_2013

NORTH MANKATO, MINN – The City of North Mankato together with Mankato Area Fastpitch will be hosting the 2013 ASA National Boys Fastpitch Tournament, Aug. 2-4, at Caswell Park in North Mankato.

National championship play is being offered in age 10-Under, 12-Under, 14-Under, 16-Under, 18-Under and 23-Under.

Tournament Director is Bruce Walters, who can be reached at (507) 340-6027, or email at fgroup21@gmail.com.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Wednesday, July 24: Official ASA tournament entry form and fee due

Thursday, Aug. 1: Umpires meet

Friday, Aug. 2, : 8 a.m., ages 10, 12, 14, 16 teams check in; 10 a.m. opening ceremonies; 12 p.m. games begin

Friday, Aug. 2 or Saturday, Aug. 3: Ages 18 and 23-Under divisions begin play

Sunday, Aug. 4: Awards and closing ceremony following championship games in each division

For more information, please see: ASA_Packet_2013

Amateur Softball Association of America

Caswell Park Brochure

As a welcome addition to the tournament, Tim Lyon Head Coach for USA Softball Junior Men’s National Team will be conducting a mini camp / clinic before the nationals. A tentative date has been set for Thursday afternoon, August 1st.

New Image shuts down opposition to claim ASA Class A National Championship

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

NO. MANKATO, MN – New Image of Montfort, Wisconsin won five straight games and outscored its opponents 26-1 to finish undefeated with a 5-0 record in the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Men’s Class A National Championship, Sept. 1-2, in North Mankato, Minnesota.

Thirteen teams played in the double elimination tournament at Caswell Park, ASA Fastpitch Men’s Nationals in No. Mankato.

The Montfort, Wisconsin ball club topped off its undefeated run by defeating the Sioux Falls Sox (SD) 2-1 in the championship game to claim the title.

The Sox lost 1-0 to Bac Pride (IL) in the semi-finals of the winner’s bracket, and then battled back into the championship with three consecutive wins: 5-1 over Odin (MN); held off Goring Lawn Care (MN), 5-3, and then knocked off Bac Pride in a rematch, 5-2, for the right to face off with New Image in the final.

New Image defeated the Topeka (KS) Toros 7-0 in its opening game, and then downed Point Blank (WI), 2-0, Dekalb (IL), 7-0, Bac Pride, 8-0, and then the Sox 2-1.

The Final Four
1. New Image 5-0
2. Sioux Falls Sox 4-2
3. Bac Pride 3-2
4. Goring Lawn Care 3-2

No all-tournament or most valuable player and pitcher selections have been placed on the ASA website yet, but keep checking ASA Class A National Championship Results for information.

No. Mankato’s Caswell Park hosting ASA men’s national championships

Thursday, August 30th, 2012


Thirty men’s fastpitch softball teams will converge on Caswell Park in North Mankato, Minnesota and battle for an Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Class A and Class C national championship. Collage by BOB OTTO

NORTH MANKATO, MN – The City of North Mankato is hosting the 2012 Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Men’s West National Championships in Class A and C, Aug. 31 – Sept. 2, at Caswell Park, home of many ASA national championships.

The Class C field of 17 teams begins play on Friday at 9 a.m. with Dugout of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin taking on Minnesota Computers of Golden Valley. The championship is scheduled for Sunday at 4 p.m. If a second championship game is necessary in the double-elimination format, it will begin at 6 p.m.

The Class A field includes 13 teams. Play begins Saturday at 8 a.m. with Wilber Lime of Galesville, Wisc. tangling with Schumacher Goodyear of West Fargo, North Dakota. The double-elimination tournament will conclude with the championship on Sunday. Game time 4 p.m., with an “if necessary” game scheduled for 6.

For more information, visit the tournament’s official website: 2012 ASA Fast Pitch Men’s Class A & C West Nationals

Also visit ASA Softball

North Mankato, Minnesota to host ASA National Championships for men

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

NORTH MANKATO, MN – The 2012 ASA men’s national fastpitch championships for classes A, B, and C will be held at Caswell Park in the City of North Mankato, home of several ASA boys’ and men’s national championships over the years.

For information about the tournament visit ASA 2012 National Championships