Columbus | July 9-11 | 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U
Buckeye RecruitFest
All teams are guaranteed 5 games. This is a USA Softball sanctioned tournament. Sanctioning is available at the event.
12U plays Saturday and Sunday only (no bracket play at 12U).
Registration Open
Buckeye RecruitFest Information
Updated 6/30/20 at 6PM

Tournament Information

Join us at the biggest recruiting tournament east of the Mississippi at Berliner Park! With over 100 college coaches in attendance, Columbus is the place to be seen on July 9-11. All teams get a 5 game guarantee!

What’s a game with no fans? We provide a no admission fee for all parents and fans. Please note the city of Columbus does collect a $5/day parking fee.

Please note: Metal cleats are prohibited at Berliner Park!

Tournament Partners
We are continuing our partnership with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association to offer free one year membership to coaches new to our events.
We are excited to offer you free educational materials on Nutrition and Sportsmanship from our partners at TrueSport.
Player Development and Recruiting Clinic
Thursday July 8 | 8am - 5pm
We will have college coaches and assistants in attendance to instruct the players on the skills that college coaches are looking for in potential recruits, followed in the afternoon by games coached by the college coaches.
Clinic Registration Open
Clinic General Information and FAQ
Register Your Team
$450 - 12U  |   $750 - 14U-18U
  1. Create Account
    If this is your first time enrolling your team with Fastpitch you will need to create an account, otherwise sign in.  
  2. Register
    If you are the Head Coach of the team you are registering, select yourself as the Enrollee. Otherwise, click “Add Enrollee” and enter your Head Coach’s information.
  3. Enroll
    For enrollment type click "General".
  4. Checkout
    You can pay in full by clicking “Place Order” or down payment of a non-refundable $100 deposit with “Partial Pay”.
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Hotel Infomation

For this tournament booking team hotel rooms through HelmsBriscoe is a requirement of ours, and using HelmsBriscoe is in our contract with Berliner Sports Park. No other hotel agency can be used for a tournament at Berliner Sports Park and you cannot book hotels independently. Any non-local team (more than 70 miles away) that does not abide by this requirement will not be permitted to participate in the tournament. To book please click on the link below or contact them directly at 614-689-1148 or
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Local Attractions

Important Information
Final rules will be in the coach's packet which must picked up at registration at the start of the tournament.
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Need to Know
Updated May 23
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the 2021 dates?

July 9-11

Where is the event?

Lou Berliner Park, 325 Greenlawn Ave, Columbus, OH 43223

How do I register?

I put down a deposit. When is my final payment due?

May 1, 2021

I want to pay by check. Where can I mail it?

We do not accept checks. Payment must be made through our online registration system at
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Teams Registered
Interested in who is in the tournament?  Click below for the list of registered teams.
Registered Teams