Explore Tupelo, Miss. - Site of 2018 Fast Pitch Girls' 10-Under Class B Western Championship

By Maddie Heaps (mheaps@usasoftball.com) | July 12, 2018, 12:01 p.m. (ET)

What can you expect when your team travels to the 2018 Girls' Fast Pitch 10-Under Class B Western Championship in Tupelo, Miss.? Find out below! 

Top 10 reasons Tupelo, Mississippi, is the best city for teams and their families visiting for a USA Softball National Championship

1. World class facilities that have played host to NCAA teams like the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University softball teams and countless other nationally-recognized tournaments.

2. Tupelo is home to over 160 restaurants, ready to fuel your team’s play all weekend long. From food trucks and barbecue to one of the nation’s best burgers and pizza galore, Tupelo is a foodie hotspot in Mississippi.

3. Every softball player needs a great night’s sleep and Tupelo’s over 1,900 hotel rooms specialize in sweet dreams.

4. Tupelo has not one, but three distinct shopping districts, offering hours of shopping fun between games.

5. The Birthplace of Elvis Presley, inspire your team’s next big win by touring the humble beginnings of the world’s greatest entertainer.

6. Speaking of attractions, fill your down time with HealthWorks! Kids Museum, Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo, the Tupelo Automobile Museum, and many other top attractions.

7. Tupelo’s Downtown was made for walking. Keep your team’s legs loose as you browse local boutiques, art galleries, cafes, the hardware store where Elvis got his first guitar, and much more.

8. Tupelo is easily accessible via Interstate 22, US Highway 45, and the Natchez Trace Parkway. Contour Airlines offers multiple flights between Tupelo and Nashville daily.

9. Tupelo offers a Players Perks program for softball teams that provides discounts and specials at local restaurants, attractions, and retailers.

10.   Tupelo’s Veterans Softball Complex is located inside Veterans Park, with access to a splash pad, walking trail, the state-of-the-art Tupelo

Aquatic Center, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Wall.

To find out how your team can qualify for the 2018 USA Softball Girls' Fast Pitch 10-Under Class B Western Championships, click here.