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2017 NAFA Wood Bat World Series coming to Las Vegas in October

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The NAFA Western Wood Bat World Series will be held Oct. 20-22 in Las Vegas.

The format is a three-game guarantee with prizes for first through fifth places, along with All-American, Most Valuable Player, and Most Valuable Pitcher awards.

The entry fee is $375.

  • Dave Parker at 432-634-6474; email:
  • Clark Evans at 575-642-7564; email:
    • NAFA WoodBat Nationals — Champions Circle

    2013— Rio Grande Alliance(Midland, Texas)
    2012 — Kansas City Indios (Kansas City, Kan.)
    2011 — J-Train (Newton, Kansas)
    2010 — New Image (Monfort, Wisconsin)
    2009 — J-Train (Newton, Kansas)
    2008 — Fort Collins Fastpitch (Fort Collins, Colorado) ***CO-CHAMPS
    Todd’s Trailer Sales (Sutton, Nebraska) ***CO-CHAMPS
    2007 — Dragons (Englewood, Colorado)
    2006 — Fort Collins Fastpitch (Fort Collins, Colorado)

    Ray Foster inducted into NAFA WoodBat Hall of Fame

    Thursday, April 20th, 2017

    NAFA WoodBat Hall of Fame member Ray Foster with Jeff Tarwater, left, and Dave Parker, NAFA WoodBat Commissioner. right. Courtesy Photo


    Missouri ace savors NAFA WoodBat Hall of Fame induction

    ST. JOSEPH, MO – “It’s the way the game should be played.”

    That’s how Ray Foster, the pride of St. Joseph’s, Missouri, describes the game of wood-bat fastpitch. It also aptly reveals Foster’s approach to the game of fastpitch itself, an approach founded in competitiveness, passion and sportsmanship.

    “Softball has been my life, my blood supply,” said Foster, 58, the newest member of the NAFA WoodBat Hall of Fame.

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    NAFA WoodBat Tourneys in Texas and New Mexico

    Saturday, March 30th, 2013

    Don’t miss NAFA WoodBat tournaments in Las Cruces and El Paso.

    MIDLAND, TEX – The following NAFA WoodBat tournaments will be held in El Paso and Las Cruces this year.

      May 4,5 Cinco De Mayo El Paso,Texas

      May 25,26 Memorial Weekend El Paso, Texas

      June 15,16 Southwest Classic Las Cruces, New Mexico

      TBD Texas / New Mexico State tournament Las Cruces, New Mexico

    El Paso Contact: Fred Gomez 915-449-7700

    Las Cruces Contact: Clark Evans 575-642-7564

    NAFA WoodBat Contact: Dave Parker 432-634-6474

    “We invite any men’s fastpitch team to come join us for this growing segment of our sport that provides a safe and level playing field through the use of the wood bat instead of metal bats,” said Dave Parker, NAFA WoodBat Commissioner on the NAFA Website. We urge you to try wood bat locally as well for the development of the sport…”

    For more information about NAFA, visit NAFA Fastpitch

    Dave Parker
    NAFA West Texas WoodBat