CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2013 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS:
18U PREMIER - SO CAL ATHLETICS
18U PLATINUM - STRIKE FORCE SOFTBALL
16U - BEVERLY BANDITS
14U - TEAM MIZUNO CAMPBELL
12U - SO CAL ATHLETICS TIDD/ORNELAS
The 2014 PGF National Championship will remain a mixture of invited and qualified teams, in all age divisions.
2014 PGF National Berths will be awarded as follows:
1) 18HS Premier Division – 1st Place thru 9th Place will receive a berth to the next year’s PGF Nationals Championship. Since this would include ties it would mean a total of twelve (12) maximum berths from this age division.
2) 18HS Platinum Division - Winner of Platinum Division receives a berth to next year’s Premier Division. 2nd place thru 5th place receive an automatic berth to next year’s Platinum Division.
3) 16U -14U – 12U Divisions – 1st Place thru 5th Place will receive a berth to the next year’s PGF Nationals Championship. Since this would include ties it would mean a total of six (6) maximum berths from each age division.
4) 16U and 14U Platinum Division - Winner of Platinum Division receives a berth to next year’s Premier Division. 2nd place thru 5th place receive an automatic berth to next year’s Platinum Division.
5) Returning Berths are attached to the PGF National Championship Designated Head Coach of the previous year. The Designated Head Coach will be identified as the person listed as such, on the previous year’s PGF National Championship Official Roster. This Official Championship Roster will be your official team roster that you present to a tournament official at check-in before participating in the previous year’s Championship
6) Returning berths are only valid for that age division. The Designated Head Coach may not bring the berth to an upper or lower division and may not assign the berth to another coach within their organization. If the Designated Head Coach leaves the organization from which they earned the respective berth for another organization said berth will follow and be retained by that Head Coach at the new organization.
7) The Champion of the 2013 PGF National Championships in each division will receive free entry into the 2014 PGF National Championships, provided they are still considered a team in good standing, based on our PGF Rules and Regulations.
PGF National Championship Invitations:
Invitations to the PGF National Championship” may” be extended to teams in all the divisions. These invitations are extended by the PGF BOARD. It should also be noted that per PGF Board policy, only one team per organization in each age division can receive an invitation. If one team from an organization has a returning berth, no other team from that organization is eligible for an Invitation.
2014 Returning Berths and Invitations
The berths and invitations listed below are based on last year's order of finish and/or an official invitation from the PGF. Most, but not all of these teams, have accepted the berth. Any berths that are not accepted will be filled through the National Qualifying Tournaments or by At-Large Berths based on summer play.
18U Premier Division:
Returning Berths: So Cal Athletics, OC Batbusters Haning, Texas Glory, Beverly Bandits, East Cobb Bullets Schnute, Firecrackers Rico, Jersey Intensity, Gold Coast Hurricanes, Lady Lightning Gold, KC Peppers, Strike Force Guerra
Invited Teams: Rhode Island Thunder, Corona Angels Tyson, Sorcerers, Washington Ladyhawks, Birmingham Thunderbolts Gold, Grapettes Gold, Arizona Storm, So Cal Choppers, Atlanta Vipers Jennings, Team North Florida, Wichita Mustangs, Texas Impact Gold KC, Irvine Sting, Nebraska Gold, Cal Cruisers, Virginia Legends, Explosion, Minors Gold, NW Bullets, Texas Bombers Gold, Tennessee Fury Lewis, Louisville Lady Sluggers, Cal Cruisers Phil/Lyn
Qualified Teams: AZ Firecrackers Randy, Bownet, Georgia Impact Medlam, Williamsburg Starz, Aces Express, Texas Firecrackers May, Firecrackers DFW Gold Poole, Originals Bernholtz, DeMarini Zephyrs, Georgia Impact Pauly, Carolina Elite, Krunch Gold, So Cal Athletics Quarles, Firecrackers Blanco Gold, Batbusters Fox, AASA Merrida, AZ Killer Bees, New Mexico Sundancers, Beverly Bandits Team Premier, KG Hitters, Corona Angels Howard, Firecrackers Snyder, Indiana Magic Gold, St Louis Esprit Gold Huecker, Firecrackers DFW Poole, Vienna Stars, Lower South Liberty, TX Storm Wymer, Newtown Rock Garvey, Michigan Finesse, New Lenox Lightning, Firecrackers 18U Blanco, CA Grapettes KO, Arizona Hotshots Ewing, Illinois Chill Gold, Texas Blaze Gold, Las Vegas Rage Gold, CA Kryptonite
18U Platinum Division:
Returning Berths: CC Dirt Dogs, Texas Peppers Gold, TNL Downs
Invited Teams: OC Batbusters Stith, American Athletics SJ, Iowa Premier, Jersey Inferno Elite, Northern Ice, Spokane Crash, So Cal Choppers Castillo, Firecrackers DFW Torres, Omaha Quakes, Texas Glory RWB, Mizuno All American, Texas Black Widows, Idaho Diamond Bandits, Minors Gold Macias, SLC Pegasus, So Cal Diamonds
Qualified Teams: USA Athletics Rogers, Glory Gold, Louisiana Voodoo, Team Mizuno Impulse, Originals Koop, AZ Lil Saints, Colorado Styxx, Colorado Stars Sakamoto, OC Batbusters Briggs, TS Elite, SD Power Surge Gold, Firecrackers Pasco, USA Athletics Catania, NJ Cheetahs Dominici, East Coast Elite, NJ Intensity Rodriguez, Illinois Stars, Texas Blaze Lindsey, Houston Power Korioth, Texas Rapid Fire, So Cal Fillys, Case Batbusters, Cal Thunder, American Pastime Gold, Oregon Blaze Gold, American Freedom Gold Soefje, OBS Monarachs, Cal A's White, Nor Cal Shockers, San Jose Sting Perales
18U Platinum At Large Berths: Colorado Stars Gold, Pure Fastpitch, So Cal Breakers Brant, Cal Raiders, Lakewood Firecrackers, Lady Sharks Barrera, Desert Thunder, TNL Gold, Fury Goodacre, OC Batbusters Lastrapes/Ybarra, Firecrackers Clarke, Quakes Gold, Artesia Punishers, So Cal Pumas, Salinas Storm, Lady Hustle Marshall, Nor Cal Patriots, NW Batbusters Gold, Absolute Blast, Jets Gold, American Freedom Fort Worth, Nemesis Elite, Bullsox Academy, Sparks Softball, So Cal 3D, OC Batbusters Lara, American Pastime SGV, LA Royals, So Cal 3D Rubio, San Jose Sting KP, Strike Zone Ford
16U Premier Division:
Returning Berths: Beverly Bandits, So Cal A's Myers, Minnesota Sting, Firecrackers Blanco, East Cobb Bullets Bass
Invited Teams: OC Batbusters Smith, So Cal Choppers Shipman/Ziese, Lady Lightning Gold, Corona Angels Dena, Texas Glory Naudin, Birmingham Thunderbolts Horton, Atlanta Vipers Kates, Wichita Mustangs, Cal Lite, Washington Ladyhawks Nelons, Louisville Sluggers Jordan, OK Gametime Stars, Georgia Elite, Explosion-Greg, Gold Coast Hurricanes, Cal Breeze Mashburn, Lady Magic, Irvine Sting, Germantown Red Devils
Qualified Teams: So Cal Athletics Datan, Arizona Storm Mizuno Tyler, East Cobb Bullets Legere, Lady Blues Premier, Firecrackers Brashear, NorCal Firecrackers Baisdon, Texas Sudden Impact, Texas Blaze White, KC Glory, Lil Rebels Gordie, Georgia Impact Gibson, Atlanta Vipers Palazzo, Carolina Elite, Team Seattle, USA Athletics Mora, OC Batbusters Lucero, Batbusters Fox, Sorcerers, Firecrackers Young, NW Batbusters, Minnesota Renegades, NJ Intensity Conover, Beverly Bandits Team DeMarini, Illinois Chill Gold, CC Athletics Smith, Cal Riptide, Combat Panthers Gold, OC United, Firecrackers DFW Rosales, Indiana Magic Gold Burkhardt, Georgia Impact Daniels, NJ Intensity Hannigan, New Lenox Lightning JA, NW Blaze, Lemont Rockers CN, Cal Nuggets, NW Bullets Zacher
16U Premier At Large Berths: Louisiana Pride, Idaho Sliders, Lady Sharks Elite, AZ Firecrackers Henry, MN Force, Reno Heat, Ohio Outlaws Premier
16U Platinum Division:
Invited Teams: Oklahoma Twisters, Idaho Xtreme
Qualified Teams: IL Sparks, Lil Rebels 98, Bayside Blues, Firecrackers Ted, Salinas Storm Jones, Firecrackers DFW Lutz, Vienna Stars, San Antonio Hitt Futures, Texas Blaze Bonola, Texas Team Mizuno Impulse, Washington Acers, CA Kryptonite, NWI Sox
16U Platinum At Large: Utah Legacy, SLC Pegasus, Pure Fastpitch Walker, Cal Cruisers AE, OC Elite Esteban, New Mexico Sundancers, AZ Cats, Cal Cruisers, AASA Harrison, CC Dirt Dogs, Power Surge Martinez, Bownet, Firecrackers Roman, NW Bullets Evenson, So Cal Breakers Williams, Firecrackers DFW EH, CC Dirt Dogs Kubo, American Pastime Garcia, OC Batbusters Alvarez, Firecrackers Flores, OC Batbusters Martinez
14U Premier Division:
Returning Berths: So Cal Athletics Quarles, Austin Stars
Invited Teams: So Cal Choppers Moore, Corona Angels Perez, OC Batbusters Marinacci, Firecrackers Lutterloh, Beverly Bandits DeMarini, Birmingham Thunderbolts Roberson, Atlanta Vipers Vallery, Arizona Suncats, Texas Glory Y2K, Lady Lightning Gold, Georgia Impact Jeffreys, Power Surge Berndes, KG Hitters Kiko, Jersey Intensity, Lil Rebels, Sorcerers, Gold Coast Hurricanes, Irvine Sting,
Qualified Teams: Texas Bombers Futures HTX, So Cal Athletics TO/Mercado, Texas Glory Adkins Campbell, Cal Lite, Corona Angels Tyson, AZ Firecrackers Hinkle, Impact Gold Grotenhuis, Georgia Impact Lewis, GA Power Blue 99, OC Batbusters Campbell, So Cal Pumas Black, NWI White Sox, Lakewood Firecrackers, OC Batbusters 2000, Team Georgia Hawk, EC Bullets Millenium, Carolina Elite, Vienna Stars, Team Seattle, Texas Sudden Impact, OC Batbusters Lastrapes/McGowan, So Cal Athletics Rojas/Natividad, Cal Thunder, So Cal Athletics Jendro/Mercado, VA Glory Elite Mertz, PA Lower South Liberty, Beverly Bandits Premier, Cal A's, NW Bullets, Team California Garcia, Nor Cal Firecrackers Miller, USA Elite 99, CC Dirt Dogs Davila, OC Batbusters Briggs
14U Premier At Large Berths: OC Batbusters Granado, Georgia Elite, Atlanta Premier Haag, Texas Bombers Prospects, NW Sidewinders Seek, Lil Rebels 2000, NW Sidewinders Beer, Firecrackers Redmond, Cal Breeze, Lady Magic
14U Platinum Division:
Invited Teams: Salinas Storm Kaiser
Qualified Teams: Cal Cruisers Sievers, KG Hitters, Cal Nuggets Morales, San Jose Sting, OC Batbusters Garcia, Nor Cal Firecrackers Sjolie,
14U Platinum At Large Berths: AZ Thundercats, Las Vegas Blast Blue, Pure Fastpitch Jackson, TNL Gold, Artesia Punishers Anthony, Courage, Firecrackers Chavez, USA Athletics Porter, Cal Raiders, Teamsmith Carroll, Lady Sharks RB, CV Synergy, CC Dirt Dogs Ambriz, Team California Granger, Nor Cal Bandits, Artesia Punishers Guerrero, So Cal Athletics Rooney, CC Dirt Dogs Wallace, OC Batbusters Ramos, Cal Stampede, OC Batbusters Valdez, Cal Nuggets Marshall, CC Athletics, Nor Cal Firecrackers 2K, USA Athletics Zamora, So Cal Sparks, OC Batbusters MM, So Cal Breakers Mizuno Hill/Vega, CA Kryptonite
Returning Berths: OC Batbusters Steele, Corona Angels Dena, Salinas Storm Jimenez,
Invited Teams: So Cal Choppers Rourick/Olson, Firecrackers Thornburg, So Cal Athletics Mercado, Birmingham Thunderbolts Dorsett, East Cobb Bullets Caldwell, Georgia Impact Stewart, Texas Glory Blue 01, Idaho Flash
Qualified Teams: Direct TV Genies, Team Georgia 01, Georgia Impact 02, OC Batbusters Stith, OC Batbusters Young, OC Batbusters Bracamonte, So Cal Breakers 01, SA Tapout, Texas Glory 2020, AZ Thundercats 01, Fresno Force Rodriguez, OC United, LTG Lions, So Cal 3D Gold, Bownet Black, Corona Angels 02 Domonique, Hotshots Appel, So Cal Choppers Vidal, Texas Bombers CTX, Texas Blaze Lindsey Red, Cal Lite Viles, OC Batbusters Montoya, Firecrackers Manny, Firecrackers Blanco, OC Batbusters Williams, SJ Sting, Cal Breeze 01, Beverly Bandits Premier, Nor Cal Firecrackers, OBS Monarchs,
At Large Berths: Team Mizuno Impulse 02, OC Legends, CC Dirt Dogs, Case Batbusters, KBA, So Cal Athletics 02 Keester, Firecrackers Cerritos, OC Elite Black, Team Nike, Firecrackers Gallego, Firecrackers 2019 Sanchez, OC Batbusters Amador, Epoch, KG Hitters Boykin
Returning Berths/Invited Teams: All teams that have a returning berth or have been invited to the 2014 PGF National Championship must have their entry fee payment of $1795.00, turned into the PGF National office by April 1st, 2014.
Payment Policy: Tournament entry fees will only be accepted in the form of an organizational or team check, cashier’s check or by credit card. No personal checks or cash will be accepted.
Returned Check Policy: If a check is returned due to non—sufficient funds, a return check fee of $50.00 will be added on to the total amount due. The only form of payment that will be accepted due to a returned check for non-sufficient funds will be by credit card only! Premier Girls Fastpitch reserves the right to refuse any Coach, organization or team to participate in the 2014 National Championship or any further participation in any future Premier Girls Fastpitch event due to submitting non-sufficient fund checks for PGF Events.
Refund Policy as follows: Any team that cannot attend the National Championships due to any unforeseen reason may request a refund. The request must be made 60 days prior to the start of the event. All approved refunds will be less a $1000.00 administration fee. No Refund will be given to any team that cannot attend the event with less than 60 days prior notice to the start of their prospective age division in the National Championship Event.
Attending Qualifiers (Once Qualified or Invited)
Any team that has been granted a 2014 invitation and/or has earned a 2014 qualifying berth is ineligible to play in other 2014 PGF Qualifier Tournaments. If an invited/qualified team chooses to play in another PGF Qualifier they will forfeit their previous 2014 invitation or berth.
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