EVENT DETAILS

Great Lakes/Midwest C National Championship

  • Tournament Date
    Jul 16 - Jul 20 2024
  • Entry Fee
    $675
  • Stature
    National Championships
  • Age Groups
    14U - 16U
  • Admission

    TBA

Tournament Division

Division Entry Fee Gate Fee Max Entries Teams
Entered
Game
Guarantee
Format

Event Ballparks

Venue Name Address Maps link
O'Fallon Family Sports Park 301 Obernuefemann Rd, O'Fallon, IL, 62269 Open in Maps
Plummer Family Sports Park 7757 Goshen Rd, Edwardsville, IL, 62025 Open in Maps
Venue Name
O'Fallon Family Sports Park
Address
301 Obernuefemann Rd, O'Fallon, IL, 62269
Venue Name
Plummer Family Sports Park
Address
7757 Goshen Rd, Edwardsville, IL, 62025

Event Lodging

Note: If you don't know which venue you'll be playing at and want to book in advance, click here to find hotels that are geographically centered between all venues.

Venue Name Address Dates Details
O'Fallon Family Sports Park 301 Obernuefemann Rd, O'Fallon, IL, 62269 Jul 16-20 Find Hotels
Plummer Family Sports Park 7757 Goshen Rd, Edwardsville, IL, 62025 Jul 16-20 Find Hotels
Venue Name
O'Fallon Family Sports Park
Address
301 Obernuefemann Rd, O'Fallon, IL, 62269
Dates
Jul 16-20
Venue Name
Plummer Family Sports Park
Address
7757 Goshen Rd, Edwardsville, IL, 62025
Dates
Jul 16-20

Event Updates

July 13, 2024 - 01:16am
Please check out this link for the skills competitions. We have modified them a bit. Please have your list of participants when you arrive at the Team Representative/Coaches meeting. We will have the forms printed out, you just need to fill them in. You can also print prior to and turn in. https://playitforward.usssa.com/skills-competition/ Pre-ordered passes will be handed out at the Team Rep (Mom's) meeting. Passes can be purchased at Opening Ceremonies as well but will not be available after Opening Ceremonies. Daily passes will be available after Opening Ceremonies. Coaches passes will be handed out at the coaches meeting Pre-ordered t-shirts can be picked up at the sales table at the Red Quad during Opening Ceremonies or throughout the tournament. Rosters will be reviewed at the coaches meeting. If you need to add a guest player, she must be added by 8am on Wednesday, July 17th. Please make sure everyone on your team downloads the USSSA App. Information and updates will be shared there. We will have a DJ, games, pin trading, skills competition and parade of teams at Opening Ceremonies. Please attend. Players and coaches typically wear a team shirt of some kind and carry a team banner during the parade. Bring a chair. There are bleachers but they will fill fast. One of the competitions is the "Selfie Scavenger Hunt." This starts on your way to the tournament. We will provide a list of required selfies at the Team Rep meeting but the first one is "take selfies of your team while traveling to the tournament." Post your pics on Facebook and tag Play It Forward Sportz - USSSA. The more likes, comments and shares, the more chance to win. Rules of this competition will be provided at the Team Rep meeting. The winner of this competition will win a dozen softballs and a Bownet OR a Dudley hitting station (hitting net, tee, and ball caddy). Looking forward to a great week of softball! See you soon
July 13, 2024 - 12:13am
The schedule is live! If you haven't already sent me your coaches names and your desire to participate in the gift exchange, please do so asap!
July 09, 2024 - 01:57am
The schedule will be posted no later than July 8th. Please respond if your team plans on participating in the gift exchange and with the names of 3 coaches for free admission. The deadline to pre-order weekly passes is July 12th. They can be purchased at opening ceremonies, but starting Wednesday, spectators who have not purchased weekly passes will have to purchase daily passes. The weekly pass is $40 (Wed-Sat) Daily pass is $15 per day. Here is the link: https://www.playitforwardsportz.com/tournament-t-shirts-and-sweatshirts
July 05, 2024 - 10:10pm
Coaches and parents, we are getting closer to your National Tournament in O'Fallon/Edwardsville, IL. Please click on this link to familiarize yourself with the event. https://playitforward.usssa.com/great-lakes-midwest-national-championship/ Also, please let me know if your team is planning on doing the gift exchange? You can text or email me at 217-840-7929 or [email protected] Thanks, and let me know if you have any questions. See you soon!
July 01, 2024 - 08:29pm

Discount

This event is discounted $75 until January 1st.  On January 2nd the event fee will go up to $675

September 01, 2023 - 09:46pm

Gate Fee

This event will have a per person gate fee. The gate fee will be charged as you enter the park and can be purchased daily or as an event pass.  

Daily per person gate fee: $15 (4 day event)

Event per person gate fee: $40

September 01, 2023 - 08:56pm

Turf Fields

The O'Fallon and Edwardsville fields are turf.  No metal cleats, sunflower seeds or gum allowed on the field

September 01, 2023 - 05:31pm

Event Information

For additional information about the Great Lakes/Midwest National Championship, please click on the link below:

https://playitforward.usssa.com/great-lakes-midwest-national-championship/

August 25, 2023 - 05:54pm

Leaderboard

For more information in regards to this event, please contact:

Play It Forward Sportz

[email protected]

217.840.7929

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