2016 NPF College Draft Slated For April 14 At CMA Theater In Nashville, TN

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NASHVILLE (Jan. 25, 2016) – National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), the premier women’s pro softball league, today announced that the 2016 NPF College Draft Presented by Bownet will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm CT at the CMA Theater in Nashville, located within the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The NPF College Draft has become a marquee event for the league, showcasing the current and future stars of an increasingly popular professional sport that is rapidly gaining fans across the country.  The 90-minute televised draft will feature NPF team representatives selecting 33 … [Read more...]

League Announces 2016 Regular Season Schedule

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Nashville, TN – December 7, 2015  - A robust 150 total game slate will make up the regular season schedule for National Pro Fastpitch in 2016. The schedule is the most ambitious since the league’s inaugural season in 2004, with each of the six affiliate teams playing a 50 game total of evenly dispersed home and away dates. The NPF 2016 schedule begins May 31st and concludes on August 14th. The 2016 Opening Day match-up will feature the PA Rebellion hosting the Akron Racers on May 31st. Scrap Yard Dawgs will open June 2nd on the road versus the 2015 Cowles Cup Champions, Chicago Bandits. One … [Read more...]

Championship Series Venue Re-location Announced for 2016

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Atlanta, GA – December 3, 2015 - National Pro Fastpitch announced today the 2016 Championship Series will be held at Rhoads Stadium in Tuscaloosa Alabama and will take place August 19-23. Rhoads is the home field of the National Champion University of Alabama softball team and holds the prestigious honor of leading the nation in NCAA regular season attendance for the past 9 consecutive years. The previous award of the Championship Series was for a three-year stint, 2014-2016, and placed the league’s hallmark event at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. However, due to scheduling conflicts in … [Read more...]

National Pro Fastpitch Winter Meeting To Highlight League’s Rapid Growth

Premier Women’s Pro Softball League Convenes in Atlanta, Dec. 3-4 to Chart Future Success

ATLANTA (Dec. 1, 2015) –At its Winter Meeting this week (Dec. 3-4) in Atlanta, National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)–the premier women’s pro softball league –will host team owners and GMs as they work with Commissioner Cheri Kempf to manage the ongoing success of one of the fastest-growing professional sports leagues in the country. On the table will be issues that most fledgling sports organizations would love to be dealing with. Attendance is up. TV coverage and viewership is on the rise. The six-team league is expanding with new club franchises in major metropolitan markets like Houston. The … [Read more...]

Lauren Chamberlain Gives Back: WSF Athlete Faceoff 2015

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Kissimmee, FL- Lauren Chamberlain has made herself known in the world of fast pitch. Notably as an elite player on the field and a large personality off the diamond. From countless nominations and titles earned in her sport, Chamberlain is continuing to make a name for herself and it's transcending the softball field. Just in time for the holidays, Lauren has decided to take part in the 2015 Women’s Sports Foundation Athlete Faceoff. This grant-funding cause looks to support the WSF Travel & Training Program. This program aims to financially support female athletes with not only the … [Read more...]