USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex to host MIAA Conference Championship

April 26, 2018, 7:09 p.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY - The USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex – OGE Energy Field – INTEGRIS Field will play host to the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) Softball Conference Championship April 26-28.  The conference championship will feature local flair, as the University of Central Oklahoma will be competing as the No. 3 seed in the tournament. Additional teams include No. 1 Washburn, No. 2 Central Missouri, No. 4 Northwest Missouri, No. 5 Missouri Western, No. 6 Northeastern State, No. 7 Lindenwood and No. 8 Emporia State.

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Featuring eight of the top-seeded teams in the conference, the conference championship kicks off at 5 p.m. CT this evening on all four fields with first-round matchups.  Play continues through Saturday, with the Championship game slated for 11 a.m. CT and an if-necessary game slated for 1:30 p.m. CT on OGE Energy Field.

Daily admission to the tournament is $10 for adults and $5 for students while children (ages 6 and under) will have free admission. For fans who cannot attend the MIAA Conference Championship in person, live stats will be available for each game while select matchups will be streamed online via the MIAA Network.  

The MIAA Softball Conference Championship is one of the many events that will be held at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex during the 2018 season.  For the complete 2018 schedule of events, please click here.

MEDIA: Larry House, Associate Commissioner for External Affairs, phone: 816-421-6422 or email: LHouse@themiaa.com

About USA Softball
USA Softball is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, 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 150,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2 million.  USA Softball is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch.  USA Softball annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships.  The USA Softball umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game. 

As the NGB for the sport of softball, USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USA Softball, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit,www.USASoftball.com.