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    Welcome to the Northfield Fastpitch Softball Association Website

    We are a non profit organization focused on growing the girls fastpitch softball program in Northfield.

    We offer a traveling league for competitive players in the spring/summer and for a brief 6 week season in the fall.  

    Follow us on Facebook for updates. 

    Sunday Nights with Sam Pitching Clinics

    Starting Sunday, May 16th, the Northfield Fastpitch Association will host Sunday’s with Sam, a weekly pitching clinic. The clinic offers pitchers the opportunity to build skills under the instruction of former Carleton College pitcher Samantha Kile.  

    The clinic is open to pitchers of all ages, but 10U pitchers are highly encouraged to attend. Pitchers need to bring their own catcher.

    When: Sunday evenings (no session Memorial Day weekend)

    Time: 7-8 p.m.

    Where: Rock Fields

    Cost: Suggested $5 donation for each session you attend, no one will be turned away

    Questions or concerns? Email admin@northfieldfastpitch.org

    2021 Travel Registration Closed

    The Northfield Fastpitch Softball Association has closed registration for the 2021 summer travel fastpitch season. Check back for future playing opportunities. Fall ball registration will open in July.  

    8U Traveling - Birth year 2012 & 2013
    $225 per player 

    • The primary focus of 8U Traveling is on softball fundamentals, skill development and building a love for the game. 
    • Tryouts may be held to introduce players to the process. 
    • Teams play a league game schedule, plus up to (2) tournaments and a State Tournament. 
    • Practices and play will be held two nights per week. 
    • 8U is a machine pitch league so players will not pitch during games; however, it is strongly encouraged that every player work on pitching during practices. 
    • League games consist of single games around the metro area. The last two league games will be doubleheaders. 

    10U-Birth year 2010 &2011

    $275 per player 

    • The primary focus is on softball fundamentals, skill development and providing a competitive and fun experience. 
    • Mandatory tryouts will be used to form teams. (Date to be determined) 
    • Teams play a league game schedule, plus a minimum of (2) Tournaments, State Qualifier and State Tournament (if qualified). 
    • Practices and play will be held at least four nights per week. 
    • Player pitch league with teams at the A, B and C levels.  
    • League games consist of doubleheaders around the metro area. 

    12U-Birth year 2008 &2009 

    $325 per player 

    • The primary focus is on softball fundamentals, skill development and providing a competitive and fun experience. 
    • Mandatory tryouts will be used to form teams. 
    • Teams play a league game schedule, plus a minimum of (3) Tournaments, State Qualifier and State Tournament (if qualified). 
    • Practices and play will be held four nights per week. 
    • Player pitch league with teams at the A, B and C levels.  
    • League games consist of doubleheaders around the metro area. 

    14U-Birth year 2006 & 2007
    $325 per player 

    • The primary focus is on softball fundamentals, skill development and providing a competitive and fun experience. 
    • Mandatory tryouts will be used to form teams. 
    • Teams play a league game schedule, plus a minimum of (3) Tournaments, State Qualifier and State Tournament (if qualified). 
    • Practices and play will be held four nights per week. 
    • Player pitch league with teams at the A, B and C levels.  
    • League games consist of doubleheaders around the metro area. 

    Parent Meeting

    The Parent Meeting was held April 7th. If you were unable to join us for the meeting, please view the recording here

    Questions or concerns? Email admin@northfieldfastpitch.org. 

    Coaches Information

    The Northfield Fastpitch Softball Association relies on volunteer coaches to help with our younger teams. We are grateful for the time, energy and expertise our coaches bring to our program. 

    Coaches please find resources and training links here. 

    Direct any questions or concerns to admin@northfieldfastpitch.org.

    Minnesota Softball League

    See what's going on with the Minnesota Softball League.

    Traveling Softball Season Schedule

    All teams play in the Tri-County league. Their site has a lot of helpful information. Check it out at www.tricountyleaguemn.com

    • 8U  -  Season runs from May - July.  First practice will be mid April. Games are Wednesdays starting May 5th. After school is out Monday games will be added. 
    • 10U – Season runs from May – July.  First practice will be mid April. Games are played Tuesday and Thursdays starting May 6th. 
    • 12U - Season runs from May– July.  First practice will be mid April. Games are played Monday and Wednesday, starting May 3rd.
    • 14U - Season runs from mid-May – July.  Games are Monday and Wednesday starting May 18th. 
    • 16U - Season runs from June – July.  First practice will be mid May. Games are Monday and Wednesday, starting June 2nd. 
    • ** all schedules are tentative and will be finalized at a later date.

    • 1 practice per week (minimum), time will be set by the coach
    • Typically there are no games the week of the 4th of July 

    Important TriCounty Dates

    See season details here!

    2021 Tournament Dates

    Date Level of Play Location
    6/25-6/27 10U State Qualifier TBD
    6/25-6/27 12U State Qualifier TBD
    7/10-7/11 8U State Tournament TBD
    7/10-7/11 10U State Tournament TBD
    7/10-7/11 12U State Tournament TBD
    7/17-7/18 14U State Qualifier TBD
    7/17-7/18 16U State Qualifier TBD
    7/17-7/18 18U State Qualifier TBD
    7/24-7/25 14U State Tournament TBD
    7/24-7/25 16U State Tournament TBD
    7/24-7/25 18U State Tournament TBD