Men's Super and Class A Slow Pitch Nationals head to Tennessee

Dec. 06, 2018, 3:35 p.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY — The top divisions in USA Softball Men’s Slow Pitch Softball will once again compete for a National Championship in the south as Drakes Creek Park in Hendersonville, Tenn. has been selected as host of the 2019 Men’s Super and Class A Slow Pitch National Championships.  The Men’s Super Slow Pitch National Championship will be held August 15-16 while the Men’s Class A Slow Pitch National Championship will take place August 17-18.

“We are excited to bring these elite Men’s Slow Pitch National Championship to Drakes Creek Park,” said Managing Director of Membership, Rich Cress. “The city of Hendersonville offers a lot of great amenities to teams and attendees while the softball complex will provide a top-notch playing experience for the teams and umpires.  We look forward to bringing these Championships to a new part of the country while watching the top teams battle it out for the title.”

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Drakes Creek Park features 12 softball fields, a baseball diamond, football and soccer fields and sand volleyball courts.  Walking trails, playground areas and shaded picnic areas with grills are also a staple at the park.  The facility regularly holds youth fast pitch and adult and youth slow pitch leagues throughout the year.

“The City of Hendersonville is extremely excited to be the host for this event,” said City of Hendersonville, Tenn. Director of Parks and Rereation, Andy Gilley.  “This level of play is what got Hendersonville on the softball map many year’s ago as the Conway Twitty Classic and we are excited that a new generation of players and teams will be in our park!  Our city is proud to partner with USA Softball and we are looking forward to seeing some of the best teams in the country next August.”

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 through a network of Local Associations, which includes all 50 states and select metro 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.