2016 ASA Hall of Fame Complex events announced

Feb. 26, 2016, 5 p.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America/USA Softball announced today that more than 30 events, including the NCAA Women’s College World Series (WCWS), the World Cup of Softball XI and the ASA Slow Pitch Championship Series, will make up the 2016 season for the ASA Hall of Fame Complex and OGE Energy Field.

For the complete 2016 schedule of events for the ASA Hall of Fame Complex, please click here.

"We are looking forward to a full slate of fantastic events to be held at the ASA Hall of Fame Complex and OGE Energy Field for the 2016 season,” said Chris Sebren, Director of Championships for ASA/USA Softball. "Our staff is especially excited to have events such as the World Cup of Softball XI and the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA) HS FP State Championships back in Oklahoma City. Following last year’s renovations to the stadium, we will have all four fields open for play with new and improved features for teams, officials and fans.”

The action kicks off March 4-6 with the ASA Preview, a 14U, 16U and 18U youth fast pitch tournament on Fields 2, 3, and 4 composed of three separate brackets for each age category. The ASA Slow Pitch Championship Series will close out the 2016 season, crowning the National Champions in the Men's Class A, Class D and Women's Open slow pitch divisions on October 2.

For the 26th year, the ASA Hall of Fame Complex will host the NCAA Women’s College World Series (WCWS), June 2-8, which features the top eight teams in Division I softball playing for a National Championship. Tickets are now available online for the NCAA WCWS and can be purchased by visiting NCAA.com/wcws or by calling 800-591-9198. For additional assistance or questions, call 866-208-0048.

The World Cup of Softball XI will return to the softball capital of the world for the first time since 2013. Fans will get the opportunity to watch teams from around the globe play from July 5-10. The U.S. women have claimed eight World Cup of Softball titles.

The ASA Hall of Fame Complex will also host the 18U Gold National Championship, July 17-23. At the Championship, Oklahoma City will welcome the future stars of softball at the 18-under event to play at OGE Energy Field to compete for the championship title.

Now that ASA Hall of Fame Complex renovations are complete, teams have tunnels underneath the stadium leading to the dugouts in addition to a new hospitality building and new concession stands for fans.

For more information on the ASA Hall of Fame Complex and OGE Energy Field, visit USASoftball.com. Many tournaments are open for teams to register and additional information, including Tournament Directors, hotels and maps can be found by visiting TournamentASA.com. All youth fast pitch events can be found by clicking here, while adult slow pitch events are listed here.

About ASA/USA Softball
Founded in 1933, the Amateur Softball Association (ASA)/USA Softball is the National Governing Body Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, ASA/USA Softball sanctions competition in every state through a network of 70 local associations and 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.  ASA/USA is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of 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 as well as claimed eight World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about ASA/USA Softball, please visit http://www.asausasoftball.com.

About the NCAA Women’s College World Series 
ASA Hall of Fame Stadium – OGE Energy Field serves as the home to the NCAA Women’s College World Series (WCWS). For the 26th year, the top eight college teams in the nation will head to Oklahoma City and compete for a national championship. Last year, over 78,000 fans attended the WCWS. Be there to Share The Experience with softball fans from across the country June 2-8 in Oklahoma City. Tickets for the 2016 NCAA WCWS are on sale now, click here to purchase your tickets and secure your championship experience!