USA Elite Select Event Types
There will be a variety of event types for USA Elite Select Events. There will be a both team and individual events (such as the Select 30 and the Futures Program). Here are the Team Event types and a brief description of them:
World Fastpitch Championships & Futures World Fastpitch Championships
The World Fastpitch Championships will be the culmination of season long qualifying events held across the country. This event will include 64 of the top softball teams in 12U/14U/16U/18U from across the country as well as international squads all descending on one location to compete for the World Fastpitch Championships.
The Futures WFC is a Championship level event hosted to highlight the developing programs and teams from across the country. This event will encompass 9U/10U/11U/13U teams.
CLICK FOR WORLD FASTPITCH CHAMPIONSHIPS WEBSITE
CLICK FOR FUTURES WFC WEBSITE
WFC Qualifier Events
WFC Qualifier events will be open to all teams and are the most direct route to the World Fastpitch Championships.
- CLICK HERE to visit the Qualifiers section and to read about the Qualification Plan and Berths available.
Futures WFC Qualifier Events
Futures WFC Qualifier events (9U/10U/11U/13U) will be held as qualifiers for the Futures WFC in July.
WFC/Futures WFC Qualifier Events
WFC/Futures WFC Qualifier events are events that offer both WFC and Futures WFC berths. These 12U/14U events will award championship berths for WFC. In addition, they will offer teams of the appropriate ages (11U/13U) an option to qualify for the Futures WFC.
USA Elite Select Non-Qualifier Events
USA Elite Select will host many events across the country that are not direct qualifiers. These events can and will be used to evaluate teams for any at-large berths applied for to either the WFC or the Futures WFC. These events can encompass any number of event formats or structures. There are two types of Non-Qualifying events:
USA Elite Select Futures All American
Through regional individual combines, players will be selected to compete in Orlando, FL at the USA Elite Select Futures All American Games. These games will host competitions at 10U/11U/12U/13U/14U with two teams from each region competing for the Futures All American Games Championship.