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Schedule set for 2014 USA Softball Mens Slow Pitch National Team and Futures Team

By Steven Embree | June 27, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY — The schedule for the 2014 USA Softball Men’s Slow Pitch National Team and Futures Team has been determined and will included two exhibition stops prior to the 2014 Border Battle festivities the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today. Due to stadium renovations at OGE Energy Field at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, the sixth edition of the annual Border Battle between the USA National team and the Canadian National Team moves to Kitchener, Ontario, Canada this year. In addition the USA National Team and Futures Team will compete in exhibition games in Midland, Mich. on July 21, Parma, Ohio on July 22 and in Kitchener July 24-26 leading up to the Border Battle.

Click here to see the 2014 USA Softball Men’s Slow Pitch National Team and Futures Team Rosters

The action kicks off in Midland, Mich. on July 21 when the USA National Teams will take the field in an exhibition double header sponsored by Wallace Landscaping. In the first game of the evening, the USA National Team will take on the Wallace Landscaping All Stars and in game two the USA Futures Team will get in on the action when they face the USA National Team.

Following the Midland stop, both teams will travel to Parma, Ohio for an evening of slow pitch at Nike Park on July 22 hosted by the Ohio ASA/ Parma City Softball. Both teams will take turns playing the Cleveland All Stars 1 and Cleveland All Stars 2 before facing off for the nightcap at 8:30 PM.

The USA Slow Pitch National and Futures Teams will then travel to Kitchener, Ontario for their first ever games on Canadian soil. On July 4 the Futures will take on Quebec and Canada while the National Team faces Europe and Canada Selects. On day two, the Futures team will take the field with Home Run Sports and the Nationals will play Europe with both teams coming back together to face one another in the final game of the day.

The culmination of the summer comes on July 26th when the USA Futures Team takes on the Canada Selects at 2:00 PM and Border Battle VI between the USA Nationals and Canada cap the event at 4:00 PM.

Both tour stop events will be free to the public while weekend passes for the three-day Canadian event can be purchased for $20 prior to July 1 and $30 after July 1. Click the links in the schedule below to purchase tickets.

Complete USA Slow Pitch Summer Schedule

Date

Time

Matchup

Tickets

July 21 – Midland, Mich.

4:00 PM

USA Nationals vs Wallace Landscaping

Free

6:00 PM

USA Nationals vs USA Futures

Free

July 22 – Parma, Ohio

6:00 PM

USA Nationals vs Cleveland All Stars 1

Free

 

7:15 PM

USA Futures vs Cleveland All Stars 1

Free

 

8:30 PM

USA Nationals vs USA Futures

Free

July 24 – Kitchener, Ontario

3:00 PM

USA Futures vs Quebec

Tickets

5:00 PM

USA Nationals vs Europe

Tickets

6:30 PM

USA Futures vs Canada

Tickets

8:30 PM

USA Nationals vs Canada Selects

Tickets

July 25 – Kitchener, Ontario

12:00 PM

USA Nationals vs Quebec

Tickets

 

1:30 PM

USA Futures vs Home Run Sports

Tickets

 

7:30 PM

USA Nationals vs USA Futures

Tickets

July 26 – Kitchener, Ontario

2:00 PM

USA Futures vs Canada Selects

Tickets

 

4:00 PM

Border Battle: USA Nationals vs Canada

Tickets

Visit www.USASoftball.com for all of the latest news on all of the USA Softball National Teams all summer long.

About ASA
The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 76 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 165,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2.5 million. For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com/.

About USA Softball 
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of the only two women’s sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won nine World Championship titles including the last seven consecutive as well as claimed six World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com.  

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