USA Softball Men’s B Slow Pitch National Championship, presented by Dudley, kicks off in Minnesota

Aug. 24, 2018, 11:51 a.m. (ET)

Prairie Island, Minn. — The Prairie Island Athletic Complex is set to host the 2018 USA Softball Men’s Class B Slow Pitch National Championship, presented by Dudley, this weekend. A total of 19 teams will be competing for their chance to be crowned National Champions of the Men’s Class B Slow Pitch Division.

Click here to access brackets for the USA Softball Men's B National Championship

Teams will begin play at 8 a.m. CT Saturday, August 25, with the double-elimination bracket continuing through Sunday afternoon.  The Championship Game is scheduled to be played at 11 a.m. CT Sunday, with an if-necessary game at 12:30 p.m. CT. Participating teams include Above All Landscaping Evo 9X - Joe Benanti, All American Restoration Monsta - Shannon Roepke, Chanticlear/J&H/P5/JEC/Miken/Worth - Pat O'Connell, Club 2000/Dong City - Matt Schrage, Comatose/S2N/Monsta - Jeffrey Lemmerhirt, Dugout47 Airstack BidLight - Chad Kenyon, Eurotech/Primetime/Easton/Klutch - Judson Austin, Heartland Investors - Scott Brahos, L & S Glass - Richard LeDeit, La Famiglia Eastern Elite Sports DRMG - Thomas Wingard, OA Apparel - Justin Ge, OC - Josh Dobson, Peper Farms Trucking / RPS Painting - Ryan Vavruska, Silverbacks - Donny Robinette, Swiing Kings Iconic Spiders OA - Jeremy Stone, TC8 Blasters - Andy Schiltz, Ts 13/Monsta/Ductech - Chaun Demars, and Ts 13/Monsta - Nick Shaw.


Information for the tournament can be found at with complete team listings and results on


For more information, visit or contact Dan Pfeffer, Tournament Director, at or (952) 250-3393. 


**Schedule is subject to change.


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 69 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,