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Alliance Fastpitch Unites Women’s Softball to Bring Championship Series and ESPN to Hamilton County

Central Indiana’s sports facilities will host 2,800 of the nation’s top girls and women players for the softball Alliance Fastpitch Championship Series for 16U and 18U competitors, July 24-31, 2022 in Kokomo, Noblesville and Westfield.

Alliance Fastpitch formed in 2020 to encourage cooperation among rival teams and place athletes first.

Championship Series games will be held at Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, at Noblesville Youth Baseball’s Field of Dreams in Noblesville, at Championship Park and Municipal Stadium, both in Kokomo, and at Purdue University in West Lafayette.

The Alliance All Star Game Powered by Under Armour will be televised live on the ESPNU network, Sunday, July 24 at 7 p.m.

“The softball facilities in these communities are unrivaled, and we hope to bring our events back each year,” said Jami Lobpries, executive director.

Grand Park-based Bullpen Tournaments and USSSA will host the event and provide event management.

“The Alliance Fastpitch will be a great way to grow girls’ softball in our area. We hope it will lead to future partnerships and continue to position our program as the best in the nation for top talent,” said Michael Tucker, vice president Bullpen Tournaments.

The Hamilton County Sports Authority, a division of Hamilton County Tourism, and the Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau collaborated to secure the event and will provide hospitality and event services.