Minneapolis, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Questions for this region please contact:

Tom Bye:  tbye@josoftball.com

651-270-0219

FACTS:

NUMBER OF TEAMS: 2

NUMBER OF ATHLETES: 30

NUMBER OF COACHES: 4

 

Selection Process:

 

The Northern Region (Region 8) has the opportunity to field a total of two teams (30 athletes and 4 coaches) for participation in the USA Softball All-American Games.

In an effort to streamline the try-out process for the first year, the 30 athlete spots and 4 coach spots have been divided among the 4 Associations within our Region.

Each association will select their participants and all athletes will be put in a pool to create the 2 teams to represent our Region at the USA Softball All-American games. Final teams will be selected by May 30th.
Association                                     # of Player Selections                               # of Coach Selections

North Dakota                                      5                                                             1

South Dakota                                     5                                                             1

Minnesota                                          10                                                           1

Wisconsin                                          10                                                           1

Recommended Team Make-up:

(3) Pitchers, (3) Catchers, (3) Infield, (3) Outfield, (3) Utility

Selecting 5 players= (1) pitcher, (1) catcher, (1) infielder, (1) outfielder, (1) utility player, i.e. 2nd base

Selecting 10 players= (2) pitchers, (2) catchers, (2) infielders, (2) outfielders, (2) utility players, i.e. 2nd base

Each Association is able to set their own guidelines for selection to the USA Softball All-American Team. However, all participants must meet the following guidelines:

 

  1. Must be on an USA Softball Registered Team for the 2018 season.
  2. Players must be age eligible for the 12u Division

Try outs by state:

South Dakota and Wisconsin TBD.

North Dakota:

North Dakota will have the 12u Tryouts on Sunday April 29th, 1:00 PM in Bismarck, at the Mcquade Softball diamonds.

 

Brian will be the contact for the tryouts.

 

Brian Neuhardt                         Email: brian.neuhardt@yahoo.com

4115 Normandy Street             Cell: 701-425-2354

Bismarck, ND 58503

 

Minnesota:

12U tryouts will be conducted over two weekends.  Flexx Sports will be conducting the tryouts.

April 8th, 2018 will be the general tryout.  Fee is $25.00

April 15th, 2018 the top 25 players will be asked to come back and play scrimmage’s.  Fee is $25.00

 

Location and time to follow.

Contact

Tom Bye

Minnesota JO Commissioner

tbye@JOsoftball.com