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Schedule

The USSSA Fastpitch program will use a four-game format for the “C” divisions in this National Championship Tournament.  Teams will be seeded into pools based on current USSSA ranking points and play a round robin.  All teams will be seeded into a double elimination championship bracket following pool play.  Seeding will be based on pool finish.  The exact format of the tournament, e.g., number of games, number of teams in each pool, etc., will be set by the tournament director following USSSA Fastpitch guidelines as approved by the USSSA Fastpitch National Committee.

Below is a brief overview of the day by day schedule for this tournament:

Wednesday,        July 14

9:00am - 11:00am

Managers Check In                                               (Holiday Inn Dulles Airport)

Wednesday,        July 14

11:30am - 1:00pm

Managers Meeting and Lunch                                (Holiday Inn Dulles Airport)

Wednesday,       July 14

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Opening Celebration                                               (Phillip A. Bolen Memorial Park - Field #12)

Thursday, July 15

8:00am

National Championship Pool Play Begins

Friday, July 16

8:00am

National Championship Bracket Play Begins

Saturday, July 17

8:00am

National Championship Bracket Play Continues

Sunday, July 18

8:00am

National Championship Bracket Play Resumes to Completion

The Mandatory Managers Check In & Lunch will take place at the Holiday Inn Dulles Airport Hotel Lobby in Sterling, VA.  

Schedules will not be mailed out in advance per national policy.  The pool play and double elimination brackets will be given to coaches during the Manager’s Check-In.  Player, coach and other pre-tournament items will also be distributed at the Manager’s Check-In.

Note that all times are subject to change.  Please verify itinerary during the Manager’s Check. Once the tournament begins, managers must check the main bracket board and/or online schedule for any changes in game times, field assignments or other items related to tournament play or functions.

Opening Celebration

When you are here in Loudoun County, enjoy an awesome afternoon of fun and games at the official USSSA Eastern "C" National Championship Opening Ceremonies which will take place on Wednesday, July 14 at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park’s Field 12.   

Kick things off with an Olympic-themed Team Parade by dressing up and carrying signs/banners all around the exterior of the field. Fans can set up and view all activities outside the fence surrounding the soccer field.   

Following the parade, enjoy four gaming stations set up on the field.  All activities are open to all players for participation at their leisure (no set schedule):  

1. Corn hole competition – ten sets of games for open play  

2. Obstacle course – teams of 4 race for top times among age categories   

3. Relay races – up to 8 (two-girl) teams to compete at once in potato sack races for speed  

4. Team building games –compete as a team to build the tallest building with blocks within one minute  

 

Schedule
3:00 pm – Teams arrive, line up for parade  

3:30 pm – Team Parade starts  

4:00 pm – Games and Activities begin  

5:45 pm – Full Team Line Dance  

6:00 pm – Games end  

Plus…   

  • Free branded pictures at the TAPSNAP photo booth available via email, text or print out.  
  • Refreshing Dippin’ Dots and Frozen Lemonade treats and official merchandise for sale.   
  • Wish Team USA good luck by signing the Big Banner!  

TikTok Video Request:  

Hey teams!  Create your very own TikTok video which will be shown at the Opening Ceremonies and available online. Show off your team’s spirit and Olympic enthusiasm by recording a video. All submissions (only one per team) will be compiled into a dynamic tournament kick-off presentation. Submit your team’s videos by July 8th to:  TikTok@aboutbwf.com  

 

Opening Ceremony Map

Opening Ceremonies Field 12 - BOLEN USSSA 2021

 

Takeover Nights

Takeover Night Flyer USSSA 2021