USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch Futures Team set to compete at 66th Annual Elkland Labor Day Classic

Aug. 30, 2018, 5:24 p.m. (ET)

Elkland, Pa. — The USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch Futures Team will head to Elkland, Pa. this weekend for the 66th Annual Elkland Labor Day Classic. 


The Futures Team will open the tournament with an 11 a.m. ET game on Saturday, Sept. 1 against Fitzroy Harbor ON West Carlton Electric, followed by 3 p.m. ET matchup against Kingston ON Party Lake and a 7 p.m. ET game against Elkland PA ESA Merchants later that day. On Sunday, the Red, White and Blue will face Williamsort PA Dick’s Diner at 10 a.m. ET before playoffs begin.


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Athletes selected to the team have previous experience with USA Softball on either the Men’s Fast Pitch National Team (MNT), Junior Men’s National Team (JMNT), have participated at a JMNT Exposure Camp, the USA Softball Men’s Major Fast Pitch National Championship or the USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch National Invitational Tournament (NIT).


Click here to see the roster for the USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch Futures Team

Vahram Materosian will lead the USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch Futures Team at this tournament, while the assistant coaching staff includes Ron Hacket, Gerald Muizelaar and Bob Piddock.


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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,