The 2013 Nationwide Conference USSSA season kicks off this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada with the 3rd Annual Louisville Slugger “Sin City Classic”! The tournament features the 2012 Major World Series champions Laservision/Desert Falls/Boombah/Easton sponsored out of New York.
Also featured are class ‘A’ teams Nordkap/Suncoast Reebok based out of Florida, Line Drive Sportz/Miken based out of Michigan, and 4 The Fallen/Miken based out of Arizona. These teams will try to battle their way through a field of B-E teams which include 5 other teams from Nationwide Conference USSSA.
Last year, Nordkap/Desert Falls/Easton came away with the victory in the first Nationwide Conference Event of the season going 6-0 on the weekend. Sonny’s/ Louisville Slugger came in second, going 5-2.
Play on Friday, April 5th and the live internet feed of the Angel Stadium replica field will begin at 12:45 pacific time on Saturday, April 6th on softballcenter.com . Live coverage of the main field will continue through the championship game which is set for Sunday at 10:30 AM. There are 23 teams in the event and the games will be played at the Big League Dreams park at 3151 East Washington street. The fields feature artificial turf infields and 6 softball fields.
The weather for the weekend looks like it will be great softball weather with traditional Vegas wind.
Remember to follow and stay up to date on tournament coverage every weekend on conferenceusssa.com.
ABOUT USSSA SLOW PITCH:
USSSA Slow Pitch is where it all started. In 1968 USSSA was founded, originally called the United States Slo-Pitch Softball Association. While USSSA has since changed their full name to the United States Specialty Sports Association in order to include all of its sports programs, USSSA Slow Pitch is still a huge portion of the USSSA brand, with more teams and participants in USSSA Adult Slow Pitch than any other youth or adult sport program in USSSA. USSSA Slow Pitch ranges from Major Teams to purely Recreational Teams and offers several specialty divisions based on the common interests, experiences, and backgrounds of players.
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), headquartered in Osceola County, Florida, USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA News!