USA Softball Men’s C Slow Pitch National Championship kicks off as 47 teams arrive to compete in Minnesota

Aug. 30, 2018, 11:10 a.m. (ET)

Prairie Island, Minn. — Less than a week after hosting the Men’s Class B Slow Pitch National Championship, the Prairie Island Athletic Complex will now welcome 47 teams for the 2018 USA Softball Men’s Class C Slow Pitch National Championship this weekend. Teams will begin play Friday, August 31 at 6 p.m. CT, with the double-elimination bracket continuing through Sunday afternoon. The Championship Game is scheduled to be played at 7:15 p.m. CT Sunday, with an if-necessary game at 8:30 p.m. CT.

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Participating teams include 
3X Gear_The Box_Edge Fitness_The Ballyard_Sports Cards 4U - Scott Peterson, B.O.T./TNT - Frank Stout, Bad Draw - Travis Austad, Bash Inc. - Justin Hahn, BIC - Derek Owen, Blueline/Hegarty/Heintz&Clark/JoeBuck/CaronsQualityCarpets - Gene Schaum, Bryan Rock_Satin Touch - Zac Gleason, Cedar Rapids Mulisha - Chris Stillmunkes, Chuck’s Excavating/ Budweiser/Stagecoach/CA - Wayde Whelan, Clark Builders And Remodelers - Matt Lucero, Coors Light/The Box/ MMB/Monsta Athletics - Nick Gulmon, Culture Athletics/Monsta Athletics - Kenny Mendoza, D&R Concrete/Scott Routing - Daniel Lehman, Demars Softball - Angelo Santomassimo, Dick Raimann Farms_Garage Force - Kevin Kullot, Dirt Dogs/FYZICAL/ Davidson/DPC - Keith Sobkowiak, Dynasty - Bob Beatty, Element Exteriors_Anytime Bail Bonds_Jim Weber Construction - Tyler Sander, Fanatics Sports Bar - Bryan Schirmer, Freeway Ford_SBI - Chad Folz, Future Rerates - Anthony Salsedo, Hassan Sand & Gravel/State Farm/152 Club/Waxing The City - Rob Fenske, KASS & CO SOFTBALL - Mark Kass, KeyGuys.com_CA GEAR_IT QA, LLC - Josh Kratz, Knutson Construction_Warriors - Grant Johnson, Lionshare - Erik Hilgren, Minnesota Maniax_BSA - Eric Benedict, Minnesota Monitoring_KB7 - Bradley Flikeid, OA Apparel - Justin Olson, OSS_State Farm - Jason Krantz, Outdoorsmen - Grant Sjoquist, PIPAC_Kelling & Son Painting_Elite Sports - Brent Dunlop, Precision Lining & Sewer/Hodgman Drainage - Brad Lawson, Ralphies Cafe/Claddagh Pub/KLN/SINSWINS/SMDN - Vincent Boyer, RE2PECT/BLCA/REDS - Jason Carlson, Red Stars - Kelly Rush, Reno Cycles & Gear - Rusty Kawachi, RUSSELLS PAINT & BODY - Joseph Zambito, Ryno_s Softball - Ryan Hansen, Shenanigans/WTP/Dunn Sports - James Zych, Showbombs_Commercial Systems - Russel Warnsholz, Silent Ducks - Jesse James, Silverbacks - Donny Robinette, Square One - Jesse Kleineider, TC8 Blasters - Josh Dobson, Tranberg Roofing/ID Enterprises/Blair Haus - Mike Soto, Weichert Realtors_Riot Sports - Darrin Jensen.


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. 


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