2019 Women's Open Slow Pitch National Championship to be held in Waxahachie, Texas

By Codi Warren (cwarren@usasoftball.com) | Sept. 19, 2018, 2:37 p.m. (ET)

The Derby Girls won the 2018 Women's Open Slow Pitch National Championship.

OKLAHOMA CITY — USA Softball is excited to announce that the 2019 USA Softball Women’s Open Slow Pitch National Championship will be held in Waxahachie, Texas August 23-25 at Waxahachie Sports Complex. The highest level of play in the Women’s Slow Pitch division, this premier Slow Pitch National Championship also serves as an opportunity for players to showcase their talents in hopes of representing Team USA as a member of the USA Softball Women’s Slow Pitch National Team (WSPNT) or Women’s Futures Slow Pitch National Team (Women’s Futures).

“USA Softball is very excited about the future of our Women’s Slow Pitch program,” said Managing Director of Membership, Rich Cress. “After a great event in Portland this year where we saw a lot of great talent, we hope to build off of that momentum and make our 2019 Women’s Open Slow Pitch National Championship even better. We are thrilled to be working with James and his staff, USA Softball of Texas and the City of Waxahachie, and are thankful to them for hosting this event and helping grow the game of Women’s Slow Pitch.”

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Waxahachie Sports Complex hosts hundreds of softball, baseball, soccer and football games every year, with nearly 4,000 participants on an annual basis. The facility includes 10 unlighted soccer fields, 3 lighted soccer fields, 6 lighted softball fields, 1 adult lighted baseball field, 1 lighted football field, 4 lighted youth baseball fields, playground and a hike/bike trail. The Waxahachie Sports Complex is chosen for numerous tournaments each year.

“USA Softball of Texas and the City of Waxahachie are excited to be able to host the 2019 USA Softball Women’s Open Slow Pitch National Championship,” said Recreation Director, James Villarreal. “It has been a few years since Waxahachie has hosted a National Tournament and we look forward to hosting a first-class tournament for all involved.”

Recap the 2018 USA Softball Women’s Open Slow Pitch National Championship

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, www.USASoftball.com.