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CLASS A NATIONAL PROCESS

CLASS "A" NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP REQUIREMENTS

ALL TN teams playing in ANY USA Class "A" NATIONAL tournament must complete one of the following steps before approval will be given to play in any National Tournament:

  1. Win a berth in a Tennessee Qualifier (if you win a berth in a Tennessee Qualifier, you are not required to play in the TN State Tournament).  Two Berths per age group will be awarded in Tennessee Qualifiers.
  2. Win a berth in a National Qualifier hosted by a reciprocal state (The following states are currently reciprocal states: FL, GA, KY, NC, Piedmont VA, SC, AL and WVA. You must also play in the Tennessee Class “A” State Tournament.
  3. Play in 5 Tennessee USA Softball Tournaments (one of which must be the Tennessee Class “A” State Tournament)
  4. Play in the Tennessee Class “A” State Tournament and place 1st or 2nd place in your age group.
  5. Play in the JO Cup and play in the Tennessee Class “A” State Tournament.