Softball Opening Round

Opening Round Manual (Available August 1, 2020)  |  Softball Facility Certification  (Due Sept. 1)  |  Opening Round Bid Form (please complete and submit to Marc Burchard) | Certified Opening Round Facilities


Event Name:

NAIA Softball World Series Opening Round Tournaments


Seeking 10 Sites

Bid Deadline:

April 1, 2021

Site Selection Date:


Bid Fee:

$6,000 (Mimimum)

Facility Requirements:

Facility must have submitted, and been approved as an NAIA softball “certified” facility by the September 1, 2020 deadline.

Priority is given to facilities that are certified as“Class A”, secondary consideration is given to facilities that are certified as “Class B” and then filled out with facilities that are certified as “Class C.”

Additionally, priority is then given to sites who have a host site within close proximity to a school who is highly ranked in the coaches pool at the time of selection.


Marc Burchard, Manager of Championship Events
(816) 595-8153