March 21, 2023

AA-Major(Aug 7-9) & AA(Aug 7-10) Pool Play & Brackets POSTED!

The Pool Play and Brackets have been moved to the right hand sidebar on the homepage

“AA-Major”(which ends Friday) and “AA”(which ends Saturday). Each team going on to Quad Cities or that has AA-Major Pitching(or that just wa

nts to play up) has declared AA-Major for the Double Elimination Bracket Play.

Call these host hotels TODAY

and reserve your rooms early as it is state fair week. These are truly special rates that each Host hotel has given our teams to take advantage of them early.

Days Inn Des Moines-West Clive

1600 NW 114th Street, Clive, IA 50325 US

Maps & Directions

Phone Numbers

    Phone: 1-515-226-1600

Sheraton West Des Moines Reservations
Reservations can be made toll free by calling 1-888-627-8043,  just click below for the NAFA group block or book online at:

Sheraton West Des Moines Host Hotel

Call the Valley West Inn 515-225-2524 Ask for the special NAFA Rate

Valley West Inn Des Moines


This will be “The Finest Intermediate Tournament in the World”

32 Teams, 4 Games Guaranteed with 2 pool play seeding games that place you on one of two Double Elimination Brackets, the 16 Team AA-Major Bracket that finishes Friday Night with a Championship(but NO If game) or into the 16 Team AA Double Elim with if nec game that finishes on Saturday night(with the if nec game).

Who’s Coming Team List

AA-Major Teams

1) San Antonio Titans, Texas(defending AA-Major Champions)

2) New Image, Wisconsin(defending AA-Major Runner Up & Former AA-Major and AA Champions)

3) Kegel Black Knights(One of the top U.S. Based teams in Fastball)

4) Pete’s Blues, Illinois(One of the top U.S. Based teams in Fastball)

5) Cal State Builders, California(features NAFA Hall of Famer Kevin Kammueller)

6) Huron Wellness/Stockpack, Michigan(2011 AA Champion)

7) Topeka Toro’s, Kansas(defending AA Runner Up)

8) Lacey A’s, Washington(defending AA Champions featuring Hall of Famer Darin Micheals)

9) West Fargo Knights, North Dakota(2012 A-Major Champions)

10) McCuen’s Pub, Iowa(One of the Host Teams formed in 2012 and ready to make noise in 2013)

11) Westerville Capital, Ohio (featuring Ales Jetmer)

12) Winterset A’s, Iowa(One of the Host Teams and have played Open level for years)

“AA” Teams

13) Ostrander Images, Minnesota(Will Maddux)

14) Omaha FP Club, Nebraska

15) Granite Bakery, Utah (featuring Garrett Hone)

16) Rice Lake Orangemen, Wisconsin(featuring NAFA Hall of Famer Bryan Lathrop)

17) Willkomm Mobil, Wisconsin(featuring future NAFA Hall of Famer Todd Lubkeman)

18) Black Gold, Missouri(featuring NAFA Hall of Fame Inductee at this tournament, pitching phenomenon Eric Steinbeck)

19) Lancaster, Pennsylvania(Dave Stokes)

20) Napanee Express, Ontario, Canada

21) Bar of Appleton Buzz, Wisconsin(Sponsor Mark Miller being inducted into the NAFA Hall of Fame at this event)

22) Wilber Lime, Wisconsin

23) Palazzo’s, Iowa(Host Team featuring Team USA Player Matt Palazzo)

24) Bronx FP, Saskatechewan, Canada(coming off big wins at the Fargo Memorial Day tourney)

25) Superchief, Oklahoma(featuring David Beets one of NAFA and Native America’s top players)

26) CPI, New York

27) Rooter’s Bar, North Dakota

Coaches Meeting, Wednesday 4pm, August 7th at the Sheraton West Des Moines

First Game Time for AA or AA-Major Teams is 7pm, Wednesday night, August 7th

The Last (Championship) Game for the AA-Major Teams will be scheduled on Friday Night, August 9th at 9:30pm(there will be NO if nec game)

The Last (Championship) Game for the AA Teams will be scheduled on Saturday Night, August 10th at 9:30pm(there may be an if nec game)

The Entry fee Deadline:

$425 is due on July 8. Mail Entry fee to NAFA, PO Box 566, Dayton, OR. 97114

The Original Roster is due:

July 8th by emailing it to

Every Pitcher must be pre-approved prior to the event and must be listed under the appropriate class or lower at

Official Start Times Posted:

The Pool Play Seeding Games will be posted and made official on July 9th on the Homepage of the website at

The Official Ball is the Specially designed and special ordered NAFA Ball. Click Here to order the Ball.