2018 USSSA Midwest National Championships 9U/10U - Open
Welcome to the 2018 USSSA Fastpitch National Championships. The 9U/10U Open National Championship Tournament will be held in Branson, MO. Games will be played at the Branson Rec Plex, Stockstill Park, and Brandon High School. The dates of this event will be July 9-14, 2018. This tournament will offer the following age divisions: 9 & Under Open and 10 & Under Open. We do reserve the right to divide these division into upper and lower flights following pool play.
You will need to check with your USSSA State Director with regards to qualification requirements to attend this event. A list of contact information for State Directors can be found here: CLICK HERE
To guarantee your team a spot in this event, your team will need to complete the online entry process. All entries must be made through the USSSA website. You will be required to submit your entry and payment online. At this point, it will be subject to approval by your state director. Once approved, your entry will be considered complete for the National Championship event. Official entry and payment must be completed no later than June 25th, 2018.
Dates: July 9-14, 2018 Location: Branson, MO Team Entry Fee: $595
Branson Rec Plex 1500 Branson Hills Pkwy Branson, MO 65616
No outside food or drink is allowed in the complex, with the one exception being a team cooler for each dugout.
Stockstill Park James F Epps Rd & Melody Penner Lane Branson, MO 65616
Branson High School 935 P Rd 65-60 Branson, MO 65616
Daily Gate Price at the Complex: Adult: $10/day $40/tournament pass Children: $5/day $20/tournament pass
These admission fees include everyone except players and team coaches. A maximum of 3 coach passes will be issued for the National Championship events. Player passes will only be issued to those listed on the submitted roster.
Teams will have the opportunity to pre-order tournament passes as a team! Please just fill out the gate pass order form and submit it to our office.
This event will be a 5 Game Guarantee. Teams will be seeded into pools based on current USSSA ranking points and play a round robin schedule. All teams will be seeded into a double elimination championship bracket following pool play. Seeding will be based on pool play finish.
All team rosters must be on the USSSA website and must be the same roster that was submitted to your state/area director when your team qualified for this event. Failure to comply with this rule will result in your team's removal from the event. All players participating shall have proof of age in possession of their team manager at all times. Proof of age must be verified by a government issued document that identifies the player by name, gender, and birth date. Failure to produce a copy of such document upon demand or producing a copy that is deemed fraudulent by a tournament official will result in the offending team forfeiting the game, being eliminated from the tournament, being placed last in the standings, and forfeiting all awards, sponsor's travel money, and tournament berths that would/could have been awarded at the tournament.
Midwest Sports Productions is excited to announce that this year's National Championship Opening Day will feature a Shield The Field theme. Players are encouraged to wear costumes, dress-up, and be creative to involve the theme into their Opening Day activities!
There will be a non-mandatory team gift exchange during one of your pool play games. Teams wishing to participate should bring something that is representative of their home area, the value of which is not important. It is recommended that teams bring a minimum of 16 gifts to exchange. We ask that you RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 25th if you plan on participating in the exchange!