Schedule Your Team’s Dates at the Nationals.

Space is extremely limited and will fill up fast. More than 100 teams were turned away from the Nationals last year and the demand is even greater in 2018. Register for your spot today!

July 13-19, 2018

10U, 12U, 14U, 16U

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Features

  • AGE GROUPS – 10U, 12U, 14U & 16U
  • EVERY TEAM MAKES SINGLE-ELIMINATION TOURNAMENT ROUND.
  • 6-10 GAMES PER TEAM.
  • OPENING CEREMONIES, PARADE OF TEAMS, FANZONE AND ENTERTAINMENT ON FRIDAY NIGHT.
  • 4 DAYS OF POOL PLAY BEGIN SATURDAY MORNING AND RUN THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
  • WE ATTEMPT TO SCHEDULE EACH TEAM ONE DAY OFF DURING THE POOL PLAY PORTION OF THE TOURNAMENT TO SPEND A DAY AT GULF ISLANDS WATER PARK OR OTHER SURROUNDING ATTRACTIONS. ALL-ACCESS, TWO DAY PASSES FOR PLAYERS & COACHES PROVIDED FOR GULF ISLANDS WATER PARK. DISCOUNTED TWO DAY PASSES FOR FAMILY MEMBERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE HERE AS WELL.
  • ELIMINATION ROUND BEGINS WEDNESDAY AND WILL GO ALL THE WAY THROUGH TO THE QUARTER-FINAL GAMES
  • NATIONALS GLOW PARTY WEDNESDAY NIGHT FROM 9PM-11PM. DANCING AND FUN GAMES, ALL FOR A GREAT CAUSE!
  • SEMI-FINALS ON CHAMPIONSHIP THURSDAY MORNING.
  • AWARDS CEREMONY, CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS, ALL-STAR SELECTIONS ON CHAMPIONSHIP THURSDAY.
  • CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES THURSDAY AFTERNOON, FOLLOWING THE AWARDS CEREMONY.
  • TEAM SHOWCASE FOR ALL TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP THURSDAY EVENING.
  • GAME DAY CREW ON-SITE ALL WEEK – GET ON SOFTBALL NATIONALS TV!
  • PLAYER & COACH PARTING GIFTS DISTRIBUTED ON CHAMPIONSHIP THURSDAY!
  • ALL-STAR GAME FOR EACH AGE GROUP ON CHAMPIONSHIP THURSDAY NIGHT, UNDER THE LIGHTS!
  • TEAM PARITY – TEAMS WITH SIMILAR HISTORICAL SUCCESS AND CLASS MATCHED TOGETHER FOR COMPETITIVE GAMES FOR ALL. PLAY TEAMS SIMILAR TO YOUR SKILL LEVEL.
  • CHAMPION T-SHIRTS / HATS, TEAM AWARDS, INDIVIDUAL AWARDS FOR CHAMPIONS AND TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL AWARDS FOR RUNNER-UPS.
  • TOP-NOTCH CONCESSION STANDS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE PARK.
  • QUALITY UMPIRES AND GAME BALLS PROVIDED AT THE NATIONALS.
  • REASONABLE LODGING FOR ALL FAMILIES THROUGH THE NATIONALS HOTEL GROUP – SEE THE LODGING GUIDE FOR MORE DETAILS (All teams are required to book their accommodations through our housing service).

Itinerary

FRIDAY

5:00PM – 7:00PM : Team Check-In. All teams must check-in between these hours.
7:30PM : Opening Ceremonies, parade of teams
10-15 Minutes immediately following opening ceremonies: Coaches meeting (mandatory).

SATURDAY

9:00AM : Pool play games begin, 1 or 2 games for most teams on Saturday.
Some teams will be scheduled for a day off to spend at Gulf Islands Water Park or other activities! Other teams will be scheduled just one pool play game so they may spend the other portion of their day at any of these same attractions or at the many other attractions in the surrounding areas – see the Family Guide for more information. These itineraries are repeated Saturday through Tuesday.

SUNDAY

9:00AM : Pool play games begin, 1 or 2 games for most teams on Sunday.
Some teams will be scheduled for a day off to spend at Gulf Islands Water Park or other activities! Other teams will be scheduled just one pool play game so they may spend the other portion of their day at any of these same attractions or at the many other attractions in the surrounding areas – see the Family Guide for more information. These itineraries are repeated Saturday through Tuesday.

MONDAY

9:00AM : Pool play games begin, 1 or 2 games for most teams on Monday.
Some teams will be scheduled for a day off to spend at Gulf Islands Water Park or other activities! Other teams will be scheduled just one pool play game so they may spend the other portion of their day at any of these same attractions or at the many other attractions in the surrounding areas – see the Family Guide for more information. These itineraries are repeated Saturday through Tuesday.

TUESDAY

9:00AM : Pool play games begin, 1 or 2 games for most teams on Tuesday.
Some teams will be scheduled for a day off to spend at Gulf Islands Water Park or other activities! Other teams will be scheduled just one pool play game so they may spend the other portion of their day at any of these same attractions or at the many other attractions in the surrounding areas – see the Family Guide for more information. These itineraries are repeated Saturday through Tuesday.

WEDNESDAY

10:00AM : Elimination round begins. Play continues through quarter-final games.
8:30PM – 10:30PM : NATIONALS GLOW PARTY!

CHAMPIONSHIP THURSDAY

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10:00AM : Nationals FINAL FOUR! Semi-final games in each age group.
1:00PM : NATIONALS CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES.
4:00PM : TEAM SHOWCASE BEGINS FOR ALL TEAMS. Players participate in 20 Yard Dash, Around the Horn, Catcher’s Pop Time, Velo Across the Diamond, Coaches Fungo, Queen of Swat, and Around the Horn.
7:00PM : AWARD CEREMONIES. Nationals All-Star selections announced, pin-trading Teen Choice Awards contest winner announced, entertainment and other giveaway winners announced.
30 Minutes after the conclusion of the award ceremonies : NATIONALS ALL-STAR GAMES BEGIN UNDER THE LIGHTS!

Entry Fees

Each Player Will Receive:

  • COMPLIMENTARY, WEEK LONG PASS TO GULF ISLANDS WATER PARKS
  • EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS AND COUPONS AT LOCAL AREA ATTRACTIONS AND RESTAURANTS!
  • 7-11 GAMES ON BEAUTIFUL, IMMACULATE FIELDS AT THE NEW, OCEAN SPRINGS SPORTS COMOPLEX, ONE OF THE BEST YOUTH SOFTBALL COMPLEXES IN THE COUNTRY!
  • OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY TEAMS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND WORLD – TEAMS FROM 40 DIFFERENT STATES AND 4 COUNTRIES PLAYED AT THE NATIONALS IN 2016!
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT NATIONALS GLOW PARTY – FUN NIGHT WITH CASH GIVEAWAYS, GAMES AND MORE!
  • PARTICIPATION AND OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE IN SKILLS COMPETITIONS INCLUDING HOME RUN DERBY, AROUND THE HORN, 9 HOLE AND SPEED BURNER!
  • OPPORTUNITY TO BE SELECTED AND PLAY IN THE NATIONALS LOUISVILLE SLUGGER ALL-STAR GAME WHICH INCLUDES SPECIAL ALL-STAR JERSEY AND MEDAL!
  • NATIONALS PARTING GIFTS FOR EVERY PLAYER DISTRIBUTED ON CHAMPIONSHIP THURSDAY!
  • OPPORTUNITY TO WIN TICKETS FOR TWO, PLUS HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS TO THE TEEN CHOICE AWARDS BY PARTICIPATING IN THE NATIONALS PIN TRADING CONTEST!
  • AN INCREDIBLE BONDING OPPORTUNITY WITH TEAMMATES, FRIENDS AND FAMILY ENJOYING A WEEK LONG VACATION EXPERIENCE!

Each Coach Will Receive:

  • COMPLIMENTARY, TWO DAY PASSES TO GULF ISLANDS WATER PARK!
  • COACHES’ NATIONALS BRANDED CAP!
  • EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS AND COUPONS AT LOCAL AREA ATTRACTIONS AND RESTAURANTS!
  • 7-11 GAMES COACHING ON BEAUTIFUL, IMMACULATE FIELDS AT THE NEW, OCEAN SPRINGS SPORTS COMPLEX, ONE OF THE BEST YOUTH SOFTBALL COMPLEXES IN THE COUNTRY!
  • COACH FIELD PASS, A GREAT SOUVENIR AND ALLOWS ACCESS TO THE DUGOUT AND FIELD DURING GAMES!
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT NATIONALS GLOW PARTY – FUN NIGHT WITH CASH GIVEAWAYS, GAMES AND MORE!
  • OPPORTUNITY TO COACH IN THE NATIONALS LOUISVILLE SLUGGER ALL-STAR GAME WHICH INCLUDES A SPECIAL COACH GIFT!
  • THE MOST ORGANIZED, PROFESSIONALLY RUN EVENT YOU WILL EVER TAKE PART IN!
  • OPPORTUNITY TO WIN COACH APPRECIATION AWARD GIVEN TO THE COACH THAT EXEMPLIFIES THE CHARACTER AND EXAMPLE WE LOOK FOR IN A GREAT YOUTH SOFTBALL COACH – A GREAT TRAINING TOOL WILL BE AWARDED!

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MORE THAN 100 TEAMS WERE TURNED AWAY IN 2016 FOR WAITING TOO LONG TO REGISTER – SECURE YOUR SPOT TODAY!

DUE AT REGISTRATION : $500 deposit (Paid online or mailed in within 10 days of registration or spot will be forfeited). Remaining balance will be paid in installments leading up to the event date. Please see Nationals Terms of Service on Registration page for more information.

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