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What to Expect

The Under Armour Softball Factory National Showcase and Tournament will be held in conjunction with USA Softball’s 2019 International Cup, held at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus, GA.

The International Cup is an annual international tournament with the top Olympic-level athletes and teams from around the world, including Team USA, which has already qualified for the 2020 Olympics.

It is also a qualifier for those teams attempting to secure a spot in the 2020 Olympics. In 2019, this event features: Chinese Taipei, China, Puerto Rico, Peru, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Czech Republic, Columbia and the United States.

The next time all of these teams play will be at the 2020 Olympics in Japan. This will be a once in a lifetime chance to see those teams in action before they play for the Gold!

The International Cup is a separate event and under the direction of USA Softball.

National Showcases Details

  • Only 12 teams will be accepted in each age group. All teams must be fully registered with USA Softball to be accepted. All USA Softball rules for coaches certification must be followed as well
  • Included in the entry fee will be 15 passes for every team and their players and coaches to watch all games in the stadium involving the International Cup teams. (Additional passes for additional players/coaches greater than the 15, as well as parents, can be purchased at the event at an estimated additional cost of $75 per person for the week or $15 a day. Price subject to change)
  • Meet Team USA! There will be an exclusive “Meet-n-Greet” autograph and picture session with the team for teams in each age group
  • Teams will be given the option to befriend an International team and become “Official” fan club members of an International team, in addition to meeting those players and be their cheering section during games
  • Showcase/Tournament – Five (5) game guarantee: (weather permitting)
    • All teams will play three (3) showcase style/pool games: 1 on Wednesday and 2 on Thursday at the South Commons Softball Complex or Northside Park
    • Starting on Friday, teams will play a double elimination format tournament concluding with the Championship on Sunday. No teams will be eliminated on Friday. All games will be 90 minute or seven (7) innings and game balls will be provided for all bracket games

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What to Expect

  • College coaches will be present to watch and evaluate players throughout the event. We will market this showcase to colleges and universities throughout the U.S.
  • We guarantee every team will be watched by our staff of college coaches and scouts with the top players highlighted on our live Recruiting Blog. We are the only showcase with a format that highlights players and their skills
  • Each player on each team completing the on-line roster, will receive their own complimentary personal player webpage to send to and be viewed by college recruiters in attendance
  • We will provide a comprehensive scout book to all college coaches in attendance for free
  • All participants will have access to complimentary Gatorade products
  • Certified Athletic trainer will be on site each day
  • Under Armour gear will be awarded to the winning team in each age group
  • This is a “Stay to Play” event and all teams must book their rooms through the link provided to participate