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Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament

Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament

January 18 – 20, 2019

ScrapYard Sports Complex | Conroe, TX


Being named to the Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament is quite an honor. The chance to be recognized nationwide as one of the top players in the country is a memory players carry with them long after their playing days have ended.

As players geared up for last year’s inaugural All-America Pre-Season Rookie event, they were given the thrill of a lifetime as Olympic Gold Medalist and former Softball National Player of the Year, Jennie Finch provided players with an unforgettable experience as special guest. In 2019, Jennie Finch returns to the event to work with players!

Players will be immersed in softball from morning till night, receiving world-class instruction, training and game play as they work with our professional staff, helping to get their skills to the next level!

The best of the best receive the chance to represent their region and are presented their Rookie All-American award in front of their peers.

Softball Factory’s All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament, powered by Under Armour, brings together top talent from across the nation to train and play in the inaugural event at ScrapYard Sports Complex in Conroe, TX! Players are selected after previously attending an Under Armour Softball Factory National Tryout & College PREP Program event.

Check out video of Jennie Finch working with our athletes at the 2017 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament!


  • Parent Hotel Accommodations:
    Hilton Garden Inn North Houston Spring
    23535 Northgate Crossing Blvd
    Spring, TX 77373
    *Be sure to ask for the discounted rate through Softball Factory.
    Reservations: (281) 528-2900

Important Event Info:

  • • Check in for the event will take place on January 18, 2019 at 6:00pm. Award Ceremonies will take place at 8:00pm.
  • • Players should bring all necessary equipment for training and competition
  • • Players will receive a Softball Factory Rookie Pre-Season jersey, Under Armour cleats, socks and a headband
  • • Players will receive online access to Softball Factory’s Recruiting, Education and Development (R.E.D.) Manual
  • • Players receive a detailed player info pack upon registration

About ScrapYard Sports Complex

  • • Situated on 75 acres, Scrap Yard Sports is a state-of-the-art sports complex with unrivaled field quality and luxury amenities, including high-quality concessions, covered facilities and seating areas, first class restrooms, and more.

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Team Tournament

    • In addition to competing against top talent from across the country, Softball Factory Pre-Season Rookie All-Americans will receive the following


  • ONLINE PROFILE FOR MAXIMUM EXPOSURE: The personalized webpage will display professionally edited video from the event, as well as an evaluation from a former college coach. Share the link with friends, family and college coaches to gain additional exposure after the event.
  • TOP TALENT RECOGNITION: Final rosters will be displayed online and players rated as having “Top Tools” from the event will receive special recognition.
  • AWARDS CEREMONY: You will compete with some of the best players in the country while being recognized for the hard work and dedication you have put into your game! Rookie All-Americans take part in a special presentation on Friday evening, receiving their All-America award!
  • A JUMPSTART ON YOUR SPRING SEASON: By competing against other Softball Factory Rookie Pre-Season All-Americans, players are better prepared to succeed during the upcoming spring season.
  • ELITE UNDER ARMOUR GEAR: You’ll be outfitted in an official Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Team jersey, including Under Armour cleats, socks and a headband.

Train and compete in game play with our professional staff of former collegiate players and coaches! Past coaches have included:

  • CJ Browder: CJ is the Director of Softball Factory. She attended the University of South Carolina Beaufort and in her first year, led the team in numerous offensive categories including batting average, home runs, RBI’s and runs scored. She received the Sun Conference Player of the Year Award, 1st Team All- Conference, NAIA All American, NFCA All American and NFCA 1st Team All Region. CJ finished her playing career at Reinhardt University. We bring in the experts to work with you on all aspects of your game.
  • Nicki Trumpler: Coach Trumpler played for Mount St. Mary’s University from 1995-1999 where she was a two sport Division I athlete. As a four year starter at first base, Nicki helped rebuild the program and helped the Mountaineers advance to the conference championship her senior year. She led the Mount in various offensive and defensive categories and received All-Northeast Conference honors her senior season. She also was named Northeast Conference scholar athlete of the year that same season. Nicki was recently inducted into the MSM Hall of Fame for her impact while an athlete there. Currently she is at the helm of the Archbishop Spalding Cavaliers. Under Trumpler, the Cavaliers have won the conference championship three times. She was also named Coach of the year three times for the Baltimore Metro area.

Translate your skills from practice into live game situations

  • • Take what you have learned in individual position training and apply it in a simulated game.
  • • Our coaches will make adjustments based on observations they make during live game play.
  • • There will be a focus on pre-college preparation of team fundamentals.
  • • One-on-one and small group training will focus on improving each player’s confidence.