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**The Tri County State Qualifiers are part of your league fee. ALL teams are entered into the State Qualifier. All teams must participate to advance to State and Nationals

Coaches information for the 2016 Tri County Qualifiers

1)  Seedings and brackets posted by 6/22 for 10U&12U, 7/13 for 14U-18U.

2)  Coaches, please arrive 1 hour prior to first game to check in and provide the following information. 

a)  Turn in a signed copy of your approved Minnesota Roster.  Go to

b)  Bring your players Birth Certificates (only if not provided with on-line roster) and have them available if an issue comes up and an umpire requests to see one.  Do not turn in.

3)  No gate fee.  It's part of your league fee.

4)  Balls are supplied by Tri County

5)  Support your host by purchasing their concessions.  No grilling in parking lots or at the facility.

6) 2016 Tri County t-shirts will be available for purchase at all host sites.

7) Have fun.

2016 Tri County Qualifier Dates are Set. Mark your Calendar!

Age Level Date Location
10U & 12U June 22nd Make up Games completed by:
10U A June 24 - June 26 White Bear Lake
10U B June 24 - June 26 Rice Creek Fields
10U C June 24 - June 26 Lexington Memorial
12U June 24 - June 26 North St. Paul
14U-18U July 13th Make up Games completed by:
14UA & B2 July 15 - July 17 Cottage Grove- Lamar Fields
14U B1 July 15 - July 17 Farmington Empire Township Stelzels Fields
16U July 15 - July 17 Lakeville- Aronson Park
18U July 16 - July 17 18A/B St. Paul at the Rice and Arlington Fields

*Tri County 18U teams will play with the Suburban 18U teams in the Qualfiers.

*All the locations are final.

Softball fans you can now tweet your favorite tournament moments from the Tri County Qualifier.  Enjoy.

Are you planning to stay in a hotel for a state or qualifying tournament this year? At your request, we have a hotel coordinator available specifically to help you secure rooms for your team. We have room blocks already reserved for our STATE tournaments.   Please email Shelley Johnson at  Shelley will help you find the best option for your team and be a resource for any questions you might have, especially if you are not familiar with the tournament location. Shelley can also be reached at  (715)-246-2004 and looks forward to helping you!

Note: Please make sure to reference the tournament you are attending in your request. (Ex: ASA 14U State in Cloquet or 12U Tri County Qualifier in NSP)

Last chance to earn National Bids

Top 2 Places-Qualify for NAFA Nationals (depending on spots remaining)

Age Date Location
10U July 28-July 31 Bloomington
12U July 20-July 24 Eagan
14U July 27-July 31 Eden Prairie
16U July 27-July 31 Rice Creek Fields
18U July 27-July 31 Chaska
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Top 2 Places in A & B-Qualify for ASA Northern Nationals

Tournament Date Location
10UA-Northern July 27 - July 31 Pekin, IL
10UB-Northern Aug 4 - Aug 7 Rochester, MN
12UA-Northern Aug 4 - Aug 7 Rochester, MN
12UB-Northern July 27 - July 31 Pekin, IL
14UA-Northern July 27 - July 31 Mt. Pleasant, MI
14UB-Northern July 27 - July 31 Overland Park, KS
16UA-Northern Aug 3 - Aug 7 Nevada/Ames, IA
16UB-Northern July 27 - July 31 Watertown, WI
18UA-Northern Aug 4 - Aug 7 Rochester, MN
18UB-Northern July 28 - July 31 Bowling Green, KY
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