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Thank you for all of your support.  As of 4/15, we have the following spots open at our tournaments.  If you are interested, contact Bill at Bill@fastpitchshowdowns.com.  Please include the tournament and the age group you are interested in.
  • May 17-18 -- Tealtown Spring Tuneup Showdown -- Cincinnati ( 10u, 12u, and 14u) - All age groups still open
  • June 6-8 -- ---Capital City Bat Wars Showdown -- Columbus ( 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u ) - SOLD OUT
  • June 13-15 -- Mountaineer Showdown -- Parkersburg West Virginia - Looking for 2 teams @ 12u
  • June 14-15 -- Lou and Shorty Showdown -- Dayton - Looking for 1 team @ 8u, 1 team @ 10u, and 1 team @ 18u
  • June 20-22 -- Queen City Showdown -- Cincinnati - SOLD OUT
  • June 21-22 -- Queen and Princess Showdown -- 10u still open
  • June 27-29 -- Kings Island Showdown -- Cincinnati - Looking for 2 teams @ 10u, 1 team @ 14u, 1 team @ 16u
  • July 4-6 -- Motor City Showdown -- Looking for 2 teams @ 16u, 2 teams @ 18u
  • July 4-6 -- Gem City Showdown -- All age groups still open
  • July 11-13 -- Buckeye Showdown RecruitFest -- SOLD OUT
  • July 18-20 -- All Sanctioned World Series for 16u, 18u, and 18+ -- Looking for 2 teams @ 16u, open at 18u and 18+
  • July 25-27 -- All Sanctioned World Series for 8u, 10u, 12u, 14u -- SOLD OUT



 ***** NEW ****** As of 12/15..NPF (National Professional Fastpitch), confirmed that they are going to bring a regular-season game in 2014 to Columbus Ohio. It will be July 12, 2014 at 8 PM at Berliner Park, immediately after our final games Saturday night at the Buckeye Showdown RecruitFest ! It will be the Akron Racers vs the USSSA Pride. What a great way for the girls and everyone else interested in softball to see the game played at its highest level. This is the first time they will be in Columbus. There will be softball stars and former Olympians such as Cat Osterman, Natasha Watley, Keilani Ricketts, Caitlin Lowe, Kelly Kretschman,
ALL-NPF selection, Charlotte Morgan, former NPF Pitcher of the Year Lisa Norris and the first selection overall in the 2013 NPF Draft,  Rachele Fico and many others for everyone to enjoy. Further information will be available after February 1, 2014 on the Akron Racers website -- www.akronracers.org

We are excited to announce our 2014 Tournament schedule.  We appreciate everyone's support in the past and look forward to seeing you at the fields this coming year.  Below is our list of tournaments for the 2014 season.  Additional information for each specific tournament is available by clicking on the links.  Certainly if you have any questions on any of the tournaments, feel free to contact us.  We are taking registrations now and a spot can be reserved by either sending in the entry form and payment in full or if it is financially easier, we accept a $100 deposit with a completed registration form with the balance due May 1, 2014.  We also accept credit cards for those that prefer this method.  Thanks once again and hope to see you in 2014.


* As of October 20, 2013, the originally posted dates for the Motor City Showdown have been changed due to field scheduling conflicts.  The correct dates are posted below - July 4-6, 2014.  Sorry for any inconvenience and thanks for your understanding.


May 17-18 -- Tealtown Spring Tuneup Showdown -- Cincinnati ( 10u, 12u, and 14u)
June 6-8 -- ---Capital City Bat Wars Showdown -- Columbus ( 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u )
June 13-15 -- Mountaineer Showdown -- Parkersburg West Virginia ( 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u )
June 14-15 -- Lou and Shorty Showdown -- Dayton ( 8u, 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u,18+ )
June 20-22 -- Queen City Showdown -- Cincinnati ( 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u ) ( Mid America Ballyard & Rumpke Park)
June 21-22 -- Queen and Princess Showdown -- Cincinnati ( 8u, 10u and 18+) (Kolping Park)
June 27-29 -- Kings Island Showdown -- Cincinnati - Tealtown Ballpark ( 8u, 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u,18+)
July 4-6 -- Motor City Showdown -- Canton Michigan (14u, 16u, and 18u )
July 4-6 -- Gem City Showdown -- Dayton ( 10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u )
July 11-13 -- Buckeye Showdown RecruitFest -- Columbus ( 14u, 16u, 18u )
July 18-20 -- All Sanctioned World Series for 16u, 18u, and 18+ -- Columbus
July 25-27 -- All Sanctioned World Series for 8u, 10u, 12u, 14u -- Columbus



We have been involved with fastpitch for over 20 years and have seen it grown from its infancy to one of the largest women's participation team sports in the country. The theme of all of our tournaments is fun, friendship and good competitive softball. Our tournaments also benefit the our sister organization Fastpitch for the Cure, as we believe it is important that the girls are aware that there are things more important than softball. We sincerely invite you to join us, and if you do or do not, always enjoy the game of fastpitch softball.

Fastpitch Showdowns...Let the games begin!


"A hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove...  But the world may be different because I coached and was important in the life of a girl."