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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q:  How do I get my team into the NAFA World Series?

A:  Register, Roster, Play and Pay

      -Register your team with NAFA ($35 fee, through your State or Provincial Director)

      -Send your Electronic Roster to your State/Provincial Director

       -Play in one NAFA Sanctioned Tournament or League (or request waiver and direct Hardship Berth

         from NAFA President or in States with a qualifying system follow their rules set by their State Director

       -Pay the World Series Entry Fee

       -If you want to register your League or Tournament, the Sanctioning Fee is only $25

       For more information, click "Forms" on the left and see the link to the Roster and read Rule 12

       More questions?  Contact us at Nafafastpitch@gmail.com


Q:  What is the deadline to get into the NAFA World Series?

A:  July 15 each year to pay your World Series Entry Fee and submit your initial roster, August 1 to have a final, signed roster (which must be signed by your State or Provincial Director).  However, we recommended you register as soon as possible as the field of teams is limited to the first 64 in "A," the first 48 in "A-Major," the first 48 in "AA," the first 48 in "AA-Major" and the first 16 in "Open" and "AAA" who have submitted their rosters and paid their fees.


Q:  Where and when are the upcoming NAFA World Series being held?

A:   2009 World Series Dates and Locations
      Open Division for 1 year only   August 7-9, Sunset Park, Kimberly, Wisc
      AAA Division for 1 year only   July 24-26, Bowling Green Complex, Middelton, Wisconsin(near Madison)
    AA-Major Division, August 6-9, Bay City, Michigan(near Midland near Can)
      AA Division, August 13-16, Appleton(Fox Valley), Wisconsin
      A-Major Division, August 13-16, Appleton(Fox Valley), Wisconsin
      "A" Division, August 6-9, Appleton(Fox Valley), Wisconsin
      23-Under Division, August 7-9 or 14-16, Appleton(Fox Valley), Wisconsin
     Wood Bat World Series, August 30-31, Longmont, Colorado(near Denver)
     East Masters 55,50,45,40,35 World Series, September 11-13, Rockford, Illinois(near Chicago)
     West Masters, 50,45,40,35 World Series, September 18-20, Carson City, Nevada(near Reno) 
     Masters East vs West Champions Super World Series, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 17-18

Q:  What is the age cutoff and under age player rule for the masters program?

A:  The Age date cutoff is anyone turning the age of the that class anytime in the calendar year is legal. In addition, in the 35, 40, 45, 50, each team may have 3 players 3 years too young that are not pitchers(the pitchers must always be legal age). For the 55-Over Division all players must be turning 55 in the calendar year, there are no under age players allowed for safety reasons. The Masters Program has Men's 35, 40, 45, 50 and 55 age divisions and the Womens' has a 35-Over age division only but also allows the 3 players 3 years too young rule that are not pitchers as well.


Q:  What is the age cutoff for the 23-and-Under and Masters World Series events?

A:  Your age during the calendar year you wish to play is used in determining eligibility.


Q:  What kind of softball will NAFA use in the World Series?

A:  The NAFA Specially designed white cover fastpitch ball. The specially designed NAFA ball is 120 stitch, white cover or yellow cover with cork center, 47 core, 375 pound mid raised seam ball made for us by AD Star.


Q:  What do I do if I can't find what I am looking for on the NAFA website?

A:  Try looking through the menu buttons on the left.  If you can't find what you are looking for, e-mail either Nafafastpitch@gmail.com


Q:  What can I do if I find an error on the NAFA website or discover a menu button or link that is not working?

A:  E-mail our webmaster at Nafafastpitch@gmail.com   If it's a broken link, please copy the link and include it in the body of your e-mail.  Copy all e-mails to Nafafastpitch@gmail.com .