In terms of competitive juice and the skill level of players taking the field, softball fans are always rewarded by the action at TC/USA Nationals, Triple Crown Sports’ true national championship fastpitch event.
Slated for July 15-18, 2019 in the north Atlanta settings of Alpharetta and Cumming, TC/USA Nationals will ultimately draw an eye-opening collection of the country’s sturdiest, strongest 14u, 16u and 18u teams. All the top-drawer competition also attracts college coaches from every level, eager to track the progress of potential recruits.
Already, the committed teams are flexing their muscle, in relation to their standing on both FloSoftball and US Club Ranking lists for the nation’s best teams and players. US Club Rankings shows 63 teams from the 2018 Top 100 are heading to Atlanta in 2019.
FloSoftball’s 18u team rankings are not out yet, but 14 of their Top 50 16u teams and 11 of the Top 50 14u squads are making the trip. For individuals, here’s the FloSoftball breakdown – 30 of the Top 100 2019 graduates; 37 of the Top 100 2020 grads, and 39 of the Top 100 2021 grads.
“After looking at all the rankings, it’s clear that we have exceptionally talented teams coming to the 2019 TC/USA Nationals tournament, which means exceptionally talented players. The at- large teams attending this tournament are equally competitive and ready for the challenge of these demanding brackets,” said event director Krista Crawford. “College coaches and softball fans won’t want to miss this tournament because they will see the best teams in the country and some great games.”
“TC/USA Nationals continues to raise the bar year after by bringing in top teams and athletes,” said Chez Sievers, Senior Editor at FloSoftball. “With our rankings and TC/USA Nationals, we look forward to recognizing new talent, top players, telling their stories and growing the sport.”
Extra Inning Softball also has fresh rankings out; there are 14 of the Top 50 16u teams at TC/USA Nationals, and 48 of the Top 100 2021 grads. To see Who’s Coming to the 2019 TC/USA Nationals, click below:
Previous TC/USA Nationals champions include :
So Cal Choppers-Fausett (two wins)
Glory Adkins Gold
East Cobb Bullets-Schnute
Texas Blaze United
NW Bullets Gold