2015 Premier Girls Fastpitch National Championships- July 25th through August 8th.
The 2015 Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF) National Championships begin July 25th in sunny Southern California. This highly regarded tournament is well known for attracting the top elite girl’s fastpitch softball teams in the country. Entering into it’s sixth year, an expected 415 teams are schedule to compete for a national title in the annual PGF National Championship Series.
This is the first year PGF will introduce a 10u championship age division. The overall tournament will run over a two week period beginning with the 10u, 12u and 18u age divisions playing the first week, July 25-31 and the 14u and 16u age divisions competing in the final week of August 1-8. All games will be played at three Orange County venues, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, and Irvine.
Recognized as one of the biggest and most significant events in girls fastpitch softball, the team competition draws hundreds of college coaches, all with a close eye…scouting players and looking for the next super talent to add to their college rosters.
Including players, parents, coaches and spectators, an estimated 32,000 people will be in attendance over the two week tournament.
OC Batbusters won the 18u National Title in 2014. So Cal Athletics 18u previously won back to back titles for the first four years of the tournament. 2014 National Champions in other age divisions were: 18u Platinum- OC Batbusters-Briggs, 16u Premier- So Cal Athletics-Myers, 16u Platinum-Cal Cruisers Evans, 14u Premier-Corona Angels Tyson, 14u Platinum-Courage, 12u Premier-So Cal Athletics Mercado.
Each tournament week kicks off with a spectacular Opening Ceremony in Huntington Beach with guest speakers, vendors, live music and entertainment.
Friday, July 31st –
•12u Premier Championship game – 11:00am. Nationally Televised on Fox Sports West Prime Ticket and Comcast
•18u Premier Championship game – 2:00pm. Nationally Televised on Fox Sports West Prime Ticket and Comcast
•10u Premier Championship game – 5:00pm. Nationally Web Streamed on PGF YouTube Channel
•18u Platinum Championship game – 8:00pm. Nationally Web Streamed on PGF YouTube Channel
Saturday, August 8th –
•14u Premier Championship game – 11:00am. Nationally Televised on Fox Sports West Prime Ticket and Comcast
•16u Premier Championship game – 2:00pm. Nationally Televised on Fox Sports West Prime Ticket and Comcast
•14u Platinum Championship game – 5:00pm. Nationally Web Streamed on PGF YouTube Channel
•16u Platinum Championship game – 8:00pm. Nationally Web Streamed on PGF YouTube Channel
All games will be tape delayed.
The mission of Premier Girls Fastpitch is to provide a national platform on which fastpitch softball players can demonstrate their individual and team-enhancing skills, competing against the Best of the Best players and teams.
The objectives include upgrading those skills through the ultimate developmental step of games and showcasing those skills at the highest possible level of competition, so that both players and college scouts are afforded the most viable evaluation of their talents with bat, ball, and glove.
The Premier offers a competitive stage for players at ascending age levels. Teams are invited from around the country to the national games on the basis of proven performance, and/or, qualifying tournaments. Premier employs a championship format, which tests player and team endurance and capability, and is a vital preparation for the college years to come. Premier pursues a standard of excellence on and off the field, for players, coaches and umpires.
The team and players which stand on the top tier of this competition as national champions are truly the Best of the Best.