OKLAHOMA CITY – The 2023 event schedule for the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex is officially unveiled with a full slate of premiere softball competitions coming to Oklahoma City across an eight-month span.
Fan-favorite events such as the NCAA Women’s College World Series (WCWS) and the USA Softball All-American Games will return to the Softball Capital of the World®, in addition to various USA Softball National Championships including the prestigious 16-Under and 18-Under GOLD National Championships and Men’s Class A and B Slow Pitch National Championships.
“We are proud to continue providing softball fans the opportunity to experience the game at the highest level at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex throughout the 2023 season,” said USA Softball Chief Executive Officer, Craig Cress. “With events taking place over an eight-month period, fans will be able to watch the highest levels of the game ranging from USA Softball National Championships, high school state championships, collegiate playoffs and more. We remain committed to providing an outstanding experience at the Softball Capital of the World, and look forward to welcoming athletes, umpires and fans throughout the year.”
The 2023 schedule will commence in March with the Langston University Red Dirt Classic (March 2-5) and the Omni Hall of Fame Classic (March 17-19), followed by the Special Olympics of Oklahoma returning to the Hall of Fame Complex on April 5. The 14-Under Spring Preview (April 15-16) and the 10-Under/12-Under Spring Showdown (April 22-23) will conclude the action in April while the OSSAA High School Slow Pitch State Championships will be contested the first week of May (May 2-3).
NCAA post-season Division I softball once again highlights the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex schedule with the return of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Championship (May 11-13) followed by the much-anticipated NCAA WCWS (June 1-9) where the top eight teams from Division I will compete for the right to hoist the national championship trophy.
Continuing through the month of July, the Softball Capital of the World® will welcome the return of the USA Softball GOLD National Championships where the top 16-Under and 18-Under teams from across the country will capThe Road to Oklahoma City during a week-long competition slated for July 16-23. The USA Softball All-American Games (August 11-13) will also return to the Hall of Fame Complex followed by the USA Softball Men’s Class B (September 1-2) and Men’s Class A (September 3-4) Slow Pitch National Championships.
The 2023 event calendar will come to a close in October with the OSSAA High School Fast Pitch State Championships set to take place October 5-7 (Class B-3A) and October 12-14 (Class 4A-6A).
Additional events to be held at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex, including potential dates for OKC Spark games, will be announced at a later date.
For more information on the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex, visit USASoftball.com.