chillin4charityKissimmee, FL-July 1, 2014- The USSSA Florida Pride joined the #Chillin4Charity movement Saturday night at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas. The #Chillin4Charity cold water challenge campaign is a national movement that started in the women’s basketball community and has spread throughout the sports world, including the softball community. All proceeds from the challenge benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

On June 28th, the entire USSSA Pride team accepted their challenge from former Pride coach and current LSU head coach Beth Torina . Following their game against the Chicago Bandits, the entire team jumped in the swimming pool located beyond right field at Dell Diamond. Watch the video below to see the team’s plunge and to see who the Pride have called out on the challenge!

Video of the Pride plunge.

 

About USSSA Florida Pride:

The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.

About NPF:

National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.

About USSSA:

The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), headquartered in Osceola County, Florida, USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA